Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 42 18
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24 +5
Contract jobs citing WinForms 16 4 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 6.23% 0.95% 8.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 3.57% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 16
Staffordshire median daily rate £344 £393 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +22.66% -1.54%
10th Percentile £284 £321 £272
90th Percentile £438 £470 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £324 £310 £320
% change year-on-year +4.44% -3.13% -1.54%
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 60 112 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 23.35% 26.67% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 73 86
Staffordshire median daily rate £350 £340 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -3.89% +10.55%
10th Percentile £275 £265 £263
90th Percentile £428 £425 £430
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £45.00 - £8.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +10 11 £400 -15.79%
Tamworth - 2 £288 -
Lichfield - 1 - -
WinForms
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 15 (93.75%) C#
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 11 (68.75%) Back Office
2 11 (68.75%) VB.NET
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) WPF
5 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 5 (31.25%) VB
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Coaching
8 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 2 (12.50%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) JIRA
10 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
10 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
10 1 (6.25%) Ajax
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (6.25%) jQuery
10 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (6.25%) SDLC
10 1 (6.25%) OOP

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 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (68.75%) Back Office
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) .NET Developer
3 7 (43.75%) VB.NET Developer
4 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (37.50%) WinForms Developer
5 5 (31.25%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (31.25%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (31.25%) Software Developer
6 3 (18.75%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
7 2 (12.50%) VB Developer
8 1 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 1 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (6.25%) Ajax
4 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.25%) CSS
4 1 (6.25%) HTML
4 1 (6.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
2 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) VB.NET
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle