The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 93 80 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing WinForms 19 30 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.83% 1.34% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.41% 5.28% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 3
Average daily rate
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£300 £309 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% -3.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £375 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £314 £323 £320
% change year-on-year
-2.71% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -2.66%
WinForms
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
557 568 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.33% 25.29% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 312 261
Average daily rate £350 £313 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinForms across the West Midlands region.

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the West Midlands region.

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire -9 9 £300 -2.43% 3
Birmingham -2 3 £356 +78.12% 3
Shropshire -9 2 £313 -16.66% 1
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - - 4
Halesowen - - - -
Solihull - - - - 3
Sutton Coldfield - - - - 1
Wolverhampton - - - -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms.

1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 14 (46.67%) SQL
5 12 (40.00%) WPF
6 11 (36.67%) WCF
6 11 (36.67%) VB.NET
6 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) HTML
8 9 (30.00%) CSS
8 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) XML
10 7 (23.33%) OO
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) TDD
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 6 (20.00%) Web Services
11 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (20.00%) VB
11 6 (20.00%) jQuery
11 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
12 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (16.67%) LINQ
12 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
12 5 (16.67%) Windows
12 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
12 5 (16.67%) MVC

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 5 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) Moq
2 1 (3.33%) NSubstitute
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (90.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) C# Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Database Developer
4 5 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Programmer
5 4 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (96.67%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) WPF
4 11 (36.67%) WCF
5 10 (33.33%) HTML
6 9 (30.00%) CSS
6 9 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (26.67%) XML
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 6 (20.00%) jQuery
8 6 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (16.67%) LINQ
10 4 (13.33%) JSON
10 4 (13.33%) SOAP
10 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (13.33%) REST
10 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (6.67%) Castle Windsor
11 2 (6.67%) XSLT
11 2 (6.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) OO
1 7 (23.33%) TDD
2 5 (16.67%) Web Development
2 5 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.67%) MVVM
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) AOP
6 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) ERP
6 1 (3.33%) Time Management
6 1 (3.33%) Digital Forensics
6 1 (3.33%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C#
2 14 (46.67%) SQL
3 11 (36.67%) VB.NET
3 11 (36.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (20.00%) VB
5 5 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 4 (13.33%) VBScript
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) VCP4
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
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