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 28 January 2015 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 167 167 131
Rank change year-on-year
0 -36
Contract jobs citing WinForms 19 34 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.57% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 1.94% 3.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 59
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £350 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £630 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £295
% change year-on-year
- +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £147.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
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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
1519 1750 1750
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.64% 29.26% 30.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1230 1308 1390
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 19
Average hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +114.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.96 £22.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £147.50 £82.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 28 January 2015.

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 28 January 2015, 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 43 (87.76%) C#
2 37 (75.51%) .NET
3 27 (55.10%) WPF
4 25 (51.02%) SQL
5 23 (46.94%) Front Office
6 22 (44.90%) Finance
6 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
7 18 (36.73%) WCF
8 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
9 13 (26.53%) Windows
10 11 (22.45%) XML
11 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
11 10 (20.41%) OO
11 10 (20.41%) TDD
11 10 (20.41%) Banking
11 10 (20.41%) DevExpress
12 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
12 9 (18.37%) NUnit
12 9 (18.37%) MVC
13 8 (16.33%) Subversion
13 8 (16.33%) JIRA
13 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
14 7 (14.29%) OOD
14 7 (14.29%) HTML
15 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
16 5 (10.20%) Sybase
16 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
16 5 (10.20%) Equities
16 5 (10.20%) Derivative

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 (6.12%) Confluence
2 2 (4.08%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Summit
1 1 (2.04%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.04%) Internet
1 1 (2.04%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Relational Database
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.04%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) NUnit
2 8 (16.33%) Subversion
2 8 (16.33%) JIRA
3 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.16%) TeamCity
5 3 (6.12%) CruiseControl
6 2 (4.08%) MSI
7 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 23 (46.94%) Front Office
2 22 (44.90%) Finance
3 10 (20.41%) Banking
4 4 (8.16%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
6 1 (2.04%) Back Office
6 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (95.92%) Developer
2 27 (55.10%) C# Developer
3 16 (32.65%) Senior Developer
4 11 (22.45%) .NET Developer
5 9 (18.37%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (12.24%) WPF Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Front Office Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) WinForms Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (6.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.08%) GUI Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Analyst Developer
9 2 (4.08%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) .NET
2 27 (55.10%) WPF
3 18 (36.73%) WCF
4 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
5 11 (22.45%) XML
6 8 (16.33%) .NET Framework
7 7 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (8.16%) LINQ
8 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (8.16%) HTML5
8 4 (8.16%) Web Services
9 2 (4.08%) REST
9 2 (4.08%) RESTful
9 2 (4.08%) .NET Remoting
9 2 (4.08%) Rendezvous
9 2 (4.08%) SOAP
9 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (4.08%) Protocol Buffers
10 1 (2.04%) Reactive Extensions
10 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Equities
1 5 (10.20%) Derivative
2 3 (6.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.08%) Credit Derivative
3 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.08%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.04%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) OO
2 10 (20.41%) TDD
3 9 (18.37%) Multithreading
3 9 (18.37%) MVC
4 7 (14.29%) OOD
5 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.12%) SOA
6 3 (6.12%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
7 2 (4.08%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.08%) Web Development
7 2 (4.08%) Workflow
7 2 (4.08%) Code Coverage
7 2 (4.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (87.76%) C#
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 10 (20.41%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.16%) Java
4 4 (8.16%) VB
4 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.12%) XAML
6 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) C++
7 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MCPD
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) DevExpress
2 5 (10.20%) Sybase
3 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.08%) IBM
4 2 (4.08%) Reuters
4 2 (4.08%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.04%) Infragistics
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian
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