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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Windows Forms (WinForms)
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 78 106
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +28
Contract jobs citing WinForms 3 42 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.13% 1.72% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 7.04% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 33 3
Median daily rate £300 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -12.94%

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
602 597 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.52% 24.47% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 363 296
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.05 £22.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing WinForms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -8 1 £375 +7.14% 1
Herefordshire - 1 £300 -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Mobile Development
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) OO
5 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) TDD
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) Scrum
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
5 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
5 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (40.00%) Xamarin
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (20.00%) SQLite
7 2 (20.00%) Git (software)

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) SQLite
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (20.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) XML
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Apache Cordova
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 4 (40.00%) PhoneGap
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) Node.js
4 1 (10.00%) REST
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile Development
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 4 (40.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (40.00%) Scrum
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
2 4 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (20.00%) Logistics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Cross-Browser Development
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Xamarin