The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 166 168 160
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing WinForms 33 59 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.56% 0.82% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.88% 2.78% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 49 46
Average daily rate
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£556 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £301 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £605 £613
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +17.80%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1752 2124 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.76% 29.50% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1610 1631
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinForms across the City of London region.

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the City of London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the City of London region.

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms.

1 48 (82.76%) C#
2 37 (63.79%) .NET
3 30 (51.72%) Finance
4 27 (46.55%) WPF
5 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
6 24 (41.38%) SQL
7 23 (39.66%) WCF
8 22 (37.93%) Front Office
9 19 (32.76%) Windows
10 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
11 16 (27.59%) Banking
11 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (22.41%) OO
13 12 (20.69%) XML
13 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
14 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
15 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
15 10 (17.24%) DevExpress
16 9 (15.52%) TDD
16 9 (15.52%) JIRA
16 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
17 8 (13.79%) LINQ
17 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (12.07%) OOD
19 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
19 6 (10.34%) Derivative
19 6 (10.34%) NUnit
20 5 (8.62%) Subversion
20 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing WinForms also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WinForms. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (1.72%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.10%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.72%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) JIRA
2 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.34%) NUnit
4 5 (8.62%) Subversion
4 5 (8.62%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.17%) CruiseControl
5 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 2 (3.45%) NCover
7 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.72%) MSTest
7 1 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
General
1 30 (51.72%) Finance
2 22 (37.93%) Front Office
3 16 (27.59%) Banking
4 5 (8.62%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.17%) Back Office
6 2 (3.45%) Advertising
7 1 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (1.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (84.48%) Developer
2 14 (24.14%) .NET Developer
3 13 (22.41%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.62%) WPF Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Front Office Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst
6 4 (6.90%) WinForms Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
7 3 (5.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.45%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (63.79%) .NET
2 27 (46.55%) WPF
3 23 (39.66%) WCF
4 12 (20.69%) XML
4 12 (20.69%) ASP.NET
5 9 (15.52%) .NET Framework
6 8 (13.79%) LINQ
7 5 (8.62%) Web Services
7 5 (8.62%) HTML
8 4 (6.90%) HTML5
9 3 (5.17%) CSS
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (3.45%) Rendezvous
10 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (3.45%) NHibernate
11 1 (1.72%) MDX
11 1 (1.72%) WF
11 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 1 (1.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (1.72%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Derivative
2 5 (8.62%) Equities
2 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.90%) Fixed Income
4 3 (5.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.45%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.45%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.72%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.72%) Replication
6 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.41%) OO
3 10 (17.24%) Multithreading
4 9 (15.52%) TDD
5 7 (12.07%) OOD
6 5 (8.62%) MVC
7 4 (6.90%) UML
7 4 (6.90%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.17%) Unit Testing
8 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.17%) SOA
8 3 (5.17%) Scrum
8 3 (5.17%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.45%) Analytics
9 2 (3.45%) Low Latency
9 2 (3.45%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (3.45%) Workflow
9 2 (3.45%) MVVM
9 2 (3.45%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (82.76%) C#
2 24 (41.38%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
4 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) Java
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCSD
2 1 (1.72%) MCSE
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.24%) DevExpress
3 3 (5.17%) Sybase
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.72%) Syncfusion
5 1 (1.72%) IBM
5 1 (1.72%) Infragistics
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