Period
to 19 January 2020

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 19 January 2020 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 27 22
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +22
Contract jobs citing WinForms 4 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.92% 7.51% 5.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 18.18% 20.00% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 9
Staffordshire median daily rate £330 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -30.53%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £288
90th Percentile £342 £380 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £356 £330
% change year-on-year -1.75% +7.95% -2.22%
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 22 95 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 16.06% 37.55% 30.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 60 58
Staffordshire median daily rate £380 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £315 £318 £275
90th Percentile £463 £464 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Staffordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £52.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.27% +15.56% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £33.25 £42.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £61.00 £47.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +47.54% +29.79%

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
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 19 January 2020. 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 -2 4 £330 -8.33% 4
WinForms
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2020, 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
3 2 (50.00%) GitLab
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
4 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce

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 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) AccuRev
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (75.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Web Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Application Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C# Web Application Developer
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (25.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) RESTful
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft