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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 172 145 141
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -4
Contract jobs citing WinForms 28 64 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.94% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.67% 3.16% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 59 49
Average daily rate
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£550 £470 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.02% -18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £350 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £630 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £289
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+15.27% -4.00%
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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
1678 2023 1853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.74% 29.76% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1348 1533 1445
Average daily rate £425 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 December 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 December 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 51 (83.61%) C#
2 42 (68.85%) .NET
3 33 (54.10%) SQL
3 33 (54.10%) Finance
3 33 (54.10%) WPF
4 28 (45.90%) Front Office
5 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
5 25 (40.98%) WCF
6 17 (27.87%) Banking
7 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (26.23%) XML
8 15 (24.59%) Windows
9 14 (22.95%) OO
9 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
9 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
10 13 (21.31%) TDD
11 12 (19.67%) JIRA
11 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
12 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
12 11 (18.03%) DevExpress
12 11 (18.03%) NUnit
13 10 (16.39%) OOD
14 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
14 9 (14.75%) MVC
14 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
15 8 (13.11%) LINQ
15 8 (13.11%) Subversion
15 8 (13.11%) Derivative
16 7 (11.48%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (4.92%) Confluence
2 2 (3.28%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) AMQP
1 1 (1.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) JIRA
2 11 (18.03%) NUnit
3 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
4 8 (13.11%) Subversion
5 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (6.56%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.92%) CruiseControl
8 2 (3.28%) NCover
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (3.28%) MSI
9 1 (1.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.64%) MSTest
General
1 33 (54.10%) Finance
2 28 (45.90%) Front Office
3 17 (27.87%) Banking
4 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.56%) Back Office
6 3 (4.92%) Advertising
7 2 (3.28%) Retail
8 1 (1.64%) Games
8 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (93.44%) Developer
2 28 (45.90%) C# Developer
3 18 (29.51%) Senior Developer
4 13 (21.31%) .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (11.48%) WPF Developer
6 5 (8.20%) WinForms Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Front Office Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Agile C# Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior WPF Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Java Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (68.85%) .NET
2 33 (54.10%) WPF
3 25 (40.98%) WCF
4 16 (26.23%) XML
5 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
6 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
7 8 (13.11%) LINQ
8 6 (9.84%) HTML
8 6 (9.84%) Web Services
9 4 (6.56%) HTML5
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.28%) Protocol Buffers
11 2 (3.28%) REST
11 2 (3.28%) SOAP
11 2 (3.28%) Rendezvous
11 2 (3.28%) NHibernate
11 2 (3.28%) .NET Remoting
12 1 (1.64%) RESTful
12 1 (1.64%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Derivative
2 7 (11.48%) Equities
3 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
4 3 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
5 2 (3.28%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.28%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 15 (24.59%) Windows
2 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.95%) OO
3 13 (21.31%) TDD
4 10 (16.39%) OOD
5 9 (14.75%) MVC
5 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
6 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.92%) Scrum
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.92%) SOA
7 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.92%) Performance Analysis
8 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.28%) User Stories
8 2 (3.28%) Low Latency
8 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.28%) MVVM
8 2 (3.28%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (83.61%) C#
2 33 (54.10%) SQL
3 14 (22.95%) T-SQL
4 6 (9.84%) Java
5 5 (8.20%) VB
6 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.28%) C++
7 2 (3.28%) XAML
8 1 (1.64%) VBA
8 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) MCPD
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
1 11 (18.03%) DevExpress
2 6 (9.84%) Sybase
3 5 (8.20%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.92%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.64%) Infragistics
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