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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 127 118 83
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -35
Contract jobs citing WinForms 12 8 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.31% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 1.35% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 26
Median daily rate £338 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £310 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £355 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +11.42%
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
683 593 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.02% 23.32% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 387 326
Median daily rate £383 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.17% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.47 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.55% +38.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £45.60 £37.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Staffordshire +3 4 £300 -11.11% 7
Solihull - 3 £338 - 1
Birmingham +2 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 £375 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 30 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 26 (65.00%) SQL
4 25 (62.50%) C#
5 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
6 17 (42.50%) VB
7 16 (40.00%) T-SQL
8 15 (37.50%) VB6
8 15 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (35.00%) Windows
10 13 (32.50%) Migration
11 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (27.50%) .NET Framework
12 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
13 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
13 10 (25.00%) MVC
13 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 9 (22.50%) Finance
14 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
15 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
15 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
15 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (20.00%) Entity Framework
16 7 (17.50%) HTML
16 7 (17.50%) CSS
16 7 (17.50%) XML
17 6 (15.00%) LINQ
18 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
18 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 5 (12.50%) ADO.NET

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 3 (7.50%) CMS
1 3 (7.50%) IIS
2 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
1 3 (7.50%) SMTP
1 3 (7.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (57.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) MySQL
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) NSubstitute
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Back Office
3 3 (7.50%) Games
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (87.50%) Developer
2 29 (72.50%) .NET Developer
3 17 (42.50%) VB.NET Developer
4 14 (35.00%) WinForms Developer
5 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
6 6 (15.00%) SQL Developer
7 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (7.50%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
9 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 2 (5.00%) Messaging Developer
9 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (2.50%) HTML CSS Developer
10 1 (2.50%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) .NET Framework
2 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
3 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (20.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (17.50%) CSS
4 7 (17.50%) HTML
4 7 (17.50%) XML
5 6 (15.00%) LINQ
6 5 (12.50%) ADO.NET
6 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (10.00%) jQuery
7 4 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (7.50%) Classic ASP
8 3 (7.50%) LINQ to SQL
8 3 (7.50%) REST
8 3 (7.50%) WCF
8 3 (7.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (7.50%) N-Tier
1 3 (7.50%) Online Games
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) Replication
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Migration
2 12 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
3 10 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (25.00%) MVC
3 10 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (10.00%) CRM
4 4 (10.00%) Project Management
4 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.50%) Low Latency
5 3 (7.50%) OO
5 3 (7.50%) OOD
5 3 (7.50%) OOP
5 3 (7.50%) SOA
5 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) SDLC
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
7 1 (2.50%) ETL
7 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 26 (65.00%) SQL
3 25 (62.50%) C#
4 17 (42.50%) VB
5 16 (40.00%) T-SQL
6 15 (37.50%) VB6
7 8 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (7.50%) VBScript
9 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) DevExpress
3 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.50%) Xamarin