The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 106 94 101
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing WinForms 14 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.65% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.30% 2.38% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £275 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £455 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
608 546 533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.70% 27.45% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 321 292
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £20.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
WinForms
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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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014. 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 - 6 £338 - 5
Coventry - 4 £160 -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Shropshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 2
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 31 (70.45%) C#
3 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
4 20 (45.45%) SQL
5 19 (43.18%) Windows
6 18 (40.91%) VB.NET
7 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
8 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
8 11 (25.00%) WPF
9 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (15.91%) HTML
9 7 (15.91%) WCF
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
10 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
10 6 (13.64%) CSS
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) TDD
11 5 (11.36%) NHibernate
11 5 (11.36%) AOP
11 5 (11.36%) Back Office
11 5 (11.36%) MVC
11 5 (11.36%) VB
11 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
11 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (11.36%) Castle Windsor
11 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
11 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
11 5 (11.36%) Spring.NET
11 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (2.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.55%) InfoPath
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Back Office
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Team Leader
4 7 (15.91%) Development Team Leader
4 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) .NET Team Leader
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 4 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.27%) Software Development Team Leader
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (90.91%) .NET
2 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 11 (25.00%) WPF
4 7 (15.91%) HTML
4 7 (15.91%) WCF
5 6 (13.64%) CSS
6 5 (11.36%) NHibernate
6 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (11.36%) Castle Windsor
6 5 (11.36%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.36%) Spring.NET
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (9.09%) Web Services
8 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (4.55%) XSLT
9 1 (2.27%) XML
9 1 (2.27%) XSD
9 1 (2.27%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.27%) WF
9 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.27%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.64%) TDD
2 5 (11.36%) AOP
2 5 (11.36%) MVC
2 5 (11.36%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (9.09%) OO
4 3 (6.82%) Scrum
4 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.55%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.55%) Project Management
5 2 (4.55%) Migration
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.55%) Web Development
5 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
6 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (2.27%) OOD
6 1 (2.27%) RAD
6 1 (2.27%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 31 (70.45%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 18 (40.91%) VB.NET
4 11 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.36%) VB
7 2 (4.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Infragistics
3 1 (2.27%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.27%) AccuRev