Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for WinForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WinForms over the 6 months to 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 40 15
Rank change year-on-year +24 -25 +15
Contract jobs citing WinForms 22 1 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 8.33% 0.27% 10.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.66% 0.79% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 19
Staffordshire median daily rate £330 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +11.11% +5.00%
10th Percentile £288 £350 £263
90th Percentile £438 £350 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £330 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +1.54% -2.26% +10.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

WinForms is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 93 126 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 35.23% 33.51% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 88 89
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £345 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £276 £242 £263
90th Percentile £438 £438 £474
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £396 £366
% change year-on-year +1.14% +7.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +22.00% +11.11% -24.37%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in Staffordshire

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WinForms in Staffordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in Staffordshire

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in Staffordshire

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 17 £375 - 3
Tamworth - 2 £288 -
Lichfield - 1 - - 1
WinForms
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 21 (95.45%) C#
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 16 (72.73%) Back Office
3 16 (72.73%) VB.NET
4 15 (68.18%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) Internet
5 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
6 7 (31.82%) WPF
7 5 (22.73%) VB
8 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.64%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) Coaching
9 2 (9.09%) JIRA
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
9 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.09%) Windows
9 2 (9.09%) OO
10 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
10 1 (4.55%) OOP
10 1 (4.55%) CSS
10 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
10 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (4.55%) HTML
10 1 (4.55%) Oracle
10 1 (4.55%) Subversion
10 1 (4.55%) Finance

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (72.73%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Developer
3 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 11 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 11 (50.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 10 (45.45%) .NET Software Developer
4 10 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) C# Software Developer
6 8 (36.36%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 7 (31.82%) WinForms Developer
8 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
9 3 (13.64%) Technical Leader
10 2 (9.09%) VB Developer
11 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
11 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) WPF
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.55%) Ajax
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
4 1 (4.55%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Coaching
1 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
1 3 (13.64%) MVC
1 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.09%) OO
3 1 (4.55%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (4.55%) OOP
3 1 (4.55%) SDLC
3 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (95.45%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) VB.NET
3 15 (68.18%) SQL
4 10 (45.45%) T-SQL
5 5 (22.73%) VB
6 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle