The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 170 171 158
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Contract jobs citing WinForms 29 43 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.61% 0.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.71% 2.06% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 33 52
Average daily rate
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£556 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £275 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1696 2092 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.23% 29.52% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1266 1610 1720
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 16
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
WinForms
London

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 57 (86.36%) C#
2 44 (66.67%) .NET
3 36 (54.55%) Finance
4 33 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 32 (48.48%) WPF
6 31 (46.97%) SQL
7 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 20 (30.30%) Windows
9 19 (28.79%) Front Office
10 18 (27.27%) OO
11 17 (25.76%) WCF
12 15 (22.73%) Multithreading
13 14 (21.21%) Banking
14 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
15 10 (15.15%) Derivative
15 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
15 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (13.64%) DevExpress
16 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (13.64%) OOD
16 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (13.64%) TDD
17 8 (12.12%) Fixed Income
17 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
17 8 (12.12%) XML
18 7 (10.61%) Web Services
18 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
18 7 (10.61%) Electronic Trading
18 7 (10.61%) LINQ
19 6 (9.09%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.52%) GemFire
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.52%) DB2
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.58%) JIRA
3 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 3 (4.55%) NUnit
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
4 2 (3.03%) Rational Rose
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.03%) NCover
5 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.52%) MSTest
General
1 36 (54.55%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Front Office
3 14 (21.21%) Banking
4 4 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Back Office
5 3 (4.55%) Billing
6 2 (3.03%) Law
6 2 (3.03%) Legal
6 2 (3.03%) Advertising
7 1 (1.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 52 (78.79%) Developer
2 20 (30.30%) C# Developer
3 18 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.64%) WinForms Developer
5 7 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) WPF Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.03%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (66.67%) .NET
2 32 (48.48%) WPF
3 17 (25.76%) WCF
4 12 (18.18%) .NET Framework
5 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.12%) XML
6 7 (10.61%) Web Services
6 7 (10.61%) LINQ
7 3 (4.55%) CSS
7 3 (4.55%) Rendezvous
8 2 (3.03%) NHibernate
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.52%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (1.52%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.52%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Derivative
2 8 (12.12%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.06%) Equities
4 4 (6.06%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (6.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.03%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.52%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (30.30%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) OO
2 15 (22.73%) Multithreading
3 9 (13.64%) OOD
3 9 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (13.64%) TDD
4 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.61%) Electronic Trading
5 6 (9.09%) UML
6 5 (7.58%) MVC
6 5 (7.58%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) SOA
7 4 (6.06%) Analytics
7 4 (6.06%) Low Latency
7 4 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.55%) Practice Management
8 3 (4.55%) Release Management
8 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (86.36%) C#
2 31 (46.97%) SQL
3 10 (15.15%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.58%) VB.NET
4 5 (7.58%) Java
5 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.06%) VB
6 2 (3.03%) RPG
6 2 (3.03%) VBA
6 2 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) MCSE
2 1 (1.52%) MCSD
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) DevExpress
3 5 (7.58%) Syncfusion
4 4 (6.06%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle
5 3 (4.55%) Sybase
6 2 (3.03%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.52%) IBM
7 1 (1.52%) thinkFolio
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