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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 172 170 180
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +10
Contract jobs citing WinForms 29 24 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.69% 1.40% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 27
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £309 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -
WinForms
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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
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 57 (93.44%) C#
2 54 (88.52%) .NET
3 37 (60.66%) WCF
4 33 (54.10%) WPF
5 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
6 29 (47.54%) Finance
6 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (45.90%) SQL
8 25 (40.98%) Front Office
9 23 (37.70%) OO
10 20 (32.79%) Derivative
11 19 (31.15%) DevExpress
12 17 (27.87%) TDD
12 17 (27.87%) Banking
13 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (24.59%) OOD
15 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
15 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
15 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
16 13 (21.31%) VB.NET
17 12 (19.67%) Windows
18 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
18 10 (16.39%) BizTalk Server
18 10 (16.39%) Equities
18 10 (16.39%) SOA
18 10 (16.39%) VB
19 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
19 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
19 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
19 9 (14.75%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (16.39%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (9.84%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) WebSphere
4 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.64%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (49.18%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.28%) Spotfire
6 2 (3.28%) DB2
7 1 (1.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (14.75%) Visual Studio
3 8 (13.11%) NUnit
4 7 (11.48%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (8.20%) JIRA
6 4 (6.56%) Subversion
7 3 (4.92%) CruiseControl
7 3 (4.92%) Moq
8 2 (3.28%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.64%) MSTest
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 25 (40.98%) Front Office
3 17 (27.87%) Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Legal
6 1 (1.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (86.89%) Developer
2 33 (54.10%) C# Developer
3 12 (19.67%) Senior Developer
3 12 (19.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (14.75%) Senior C# Developer
4 9 (14.75%) .NET Developer
5 4 (6.56%) WPF Developer
5 4 (6.56%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.28%) Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Programmer
7 2 (3.28%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (3.28%) VBA Developer
7 2 (3.28%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (1.64%) UI Programmer
8 1 (1.64%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (88.52%) .NET
2 37 (60.66%) WCF
3 33 (54.10%) WPF
4 14 (22.95%) ASP.NET
4 14 (22.95%) .NET Framework
5 7 (11.48%) XML
5 7 (11.48%) MSMQ
5 7 (11.48%) LINQ
6 6 (9.84%) HTML
7 5 (8.20%) Web Services
7 5 (8.20%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (6.56%) WF
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (4.92%) HTML5
9 3 (4.92%) RESTful
10 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.28%) Silverlight
10 2 (3.28%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Derivative
2 10 (16.39%) Equities
3 7 (11.48%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (8.20%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.20%) Data Structures
5 4 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (6.56%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.28%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.64%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (37.70%) OO
3 17 (27.87%) TDD
4 15 (24.59%) OOD
5 10 (16.39%) SOA
6 9 (14.75%) Multithreading
6 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
7 8 (13.11%) MVC
8 7 (11.48%) Web Development
9 6 (9.84%) ETL
10 5 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (8.20%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (8.20%) SDLC
11 4 (6.56%) Low Latency
11 4 (6.56%) Performance Analysis
11 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
12 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (4.92%) Workflow
12 3 (4.92%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (93.44%) C#
2 28 (45.90%) SQL
3 13 (21.31%) VB.NET
4 10 (16.39%) VB
5 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
6 7 (11.48%) VBA
7 6 (9.84%) VB6
8 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.28%) XAML
10 1 (1.64%) C++
10 1 (1.64%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) DevExpress
2 14 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle
4 4 (6.56%) Sybase
4 4 (6.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.92%) Syncfusion
6 2 (3.28%) Reuters
6 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.64%) Informatica
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