Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 32 19
Rank change year-on-year +13 -13 +7
Contract jobs citing WinForms 21 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.81% 2.63% 5.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.14% 9.20% 16.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 12
Staffordshire median daily rate £320 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £263 £342 £278
90th Percentile £345 £350 £405
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -8.57% +3.70% +12.50%
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 87 87 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 32.34% 28.62% 32.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 61 65
Staffordshire median daily rate £343 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.24% +4.69% -16.88%
10th Percentile £272 £225 £218
90th Percentile £428 £388 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £47.50 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -25.50%

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 22 May 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 +7 14 £320 - 2
Tamworth - 1 £313 - 1
WinForms
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (95.24%) C#
2 20 (95.24%) VB.NET
3 18 (85.71%) SQL
4 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
5 16 (76.19%) T-SQL
6 12 (57.14%) Back Office
6 12 (57.14%) Internet
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) OO
9 3 (14.29%) OOP
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (9.52%) MVC
10 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
11 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
11 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
11 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
11 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (4.76%) Web Development
11 1 (4.76%) Relational Database

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 12 (57.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (57.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) Software Developer
3 15 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 15 (71.43%) VB.NET Developer
4 12 (57.14%) .NET Software Developer
5 10 (47.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
5 10 (47.62%) C# VB.NET Developer
5 10 (47.62%) SQL Developer
6 9 (42.86%) C# Software Developer
7 7 (33.33%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 1 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
9 1 (4.76%) T-SQL Developer
9 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) OO
2 3 (14.29%) OOP
2 3 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.52%) MVC
4 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) C#
1 20 (95.24%) VB.NET
2 18 (85.71%) SQL
3 16 (76.19%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft