Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 197 121
Rank change year-on-year +31 -76 +32
Contract jobs citing WinForms 17 15 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.24% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.48% 0.95% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 40
West Midlands median daily rate £335 £310 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% -1.98% -2.69%
10th Percentile £263 £269 £179
90th Percentile £438 £448 £430
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +4.94% -7.43% +25.00%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1152 1573 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.21% 25.48% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 965 684
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £519 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 32
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.57% +3.98%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.08
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the West Midlands

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in the West Midlands

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in the West Midlands

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms 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 6 months to 19 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
Staffordshire +21 15 £375 -4.46% 1
Warwickshire - 1 £335 -
Walsall - 1 £275 -
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 16 (94.12%) C#
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
3 10 (58.82%) Back Office
4 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
4 7 (41.18%) WPF
5 5 (29.41%) VB
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) MVC
6 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (23.53%) Internet
6 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
7 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) Finance
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (17.65%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 1 (5.88%) jQuery
9 1 (5.88%) SDLC
9 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (5.88%) Ajax
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005

WinForms
Co-occurring 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 1 (5.88%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (58.82%) Back Office
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) .NET Developer
3 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
4 7 (41.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) VB.NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) WinForms Developer
5 5 (29.41%) .NET Software Developer
5 5 (29.41%) C# Software Developer
5 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
6 3 (17.65%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) Technical Leader
7 2 (11.76%) VB Developer
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
8 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 7 (41.18%) WPF
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
6 1 (5.88%) Ajax
6 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) HTML5
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) MVC
2 3 (17.65%) Coaching
2 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
2 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.88%) OO
3 1 (5.88%) OOP
3 1 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) VB.NET
4 7 (41.18%) T-SQL
5 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 5 (29.41%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle