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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 132 108 96
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -12
Contract jobs citing WinForms 8 12 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.27% 0.51% 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% 2.17% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 18
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
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
766 554 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.62% 23.33% 25.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 507 344 342
Median daily rate £375 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 22
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 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 +4 3 £310 -4.61% 5
Solihull - 2 £338 -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Birmingham -4 1 - - 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 23 (69.70%) C#
3 22 (66.67%) SQL
4 21 (63.64%) VB.NET
5 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
6 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
7 13 (39.39%) Windows
7 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
8 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (36.36%) VB
8 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
9 11 (33.33%) Migration
10 10 (30.30%) MVC
10 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
10 10 (30.30%) VB6
11 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
12 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (24.24%) HTML
12 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
12 8 (24.24%) XML
12 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
12 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
13 7 (21.21%) Finance
13 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
13 7 (21.21%) CSS
14 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET
14 6 (18.18%) LINQ
15 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development

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 (9.09%) CMS
1 3 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) DNS
1 3 (9.09%) SMTP
1 3 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (57.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (9.09%) RDBMS
3 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.03%) MySQL
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.03%) NSubstitute
3 1 (3.03%) NUnit
3 1 (3.03%) ReSharper
3 1 (3.03%) Selenium
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (6.06%) Games
4 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (87.88%) Developer
2 22 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
4 9 (27.27%) WinForms Developer
5 6 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Software Developer
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Developer
7 4 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
8 3 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Web Developer
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Messaging Developer
9 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
10 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 1 (3.03%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 1 (3.03%) HTML CSS Developer
10 1 (3.03%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 13 (39.39%) .NET Framework
3 12 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 9 (27.27%) Entity Framework
5 8 (24.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (24.24%) HTML
5 8 (24.24%) XML
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 6 (18.18%) ADO.NET
7 6 (18.18%) LINQ
8 5 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (12.12%) jQuery
9 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (9.09%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (9.09%) Classic ASP
10 3 (9.09%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (9.09%) REST
10 3 (9.09%) WCF
10 3 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Online Games
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.03%) Life Science
3 1 (3.03%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Migration
2 10 (30.30%) MVC
3 8 (24.24%) E-Commerce
3 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
5 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (12.12%) CRM
6 4 (12.12%) OOD
6 4 (12.12%) OOP
6 4 (12.12%) Web Development
7 3 (9.09%) OO
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) SOA
7 3 (9.09%) TDD
7 3 (9.09%) Workflow
8 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
8 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
8 2 (6.06%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) C#
2 22 (66.67%) SQL
3 21 (63.64%) VB.NET
4 14 (42.42%) T-SQL
5 12 (36.36%) VB
6 10 (30.30%) VB6
7 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
8 3 (9.09%) VBScript
9 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) DevExpress
3 2 (6.06%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com