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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 168 182 163
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -19
Contract jobs citing WinForms 28 43 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.60% 0.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.65% 2.03% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 53
Average daily rate
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£528 £513 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £278 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +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
1701 2120 2164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.36% 29.82% 27.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1260 1637 1684
Average daily rate £450 £424 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.19% -0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 25 18
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +22.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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 23 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 23 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 (89.06%) C#
2 46 (71.88%) .NET
3 35 (54.69%) SQL Server
4 34 (53.13%) Finance
5 30 (46.88%) WPF
6 29 (45.31%) SQL
7 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
8 18 (28.13%) OO
8 18 (28.13%) Windows
9 16 (25.00%) Front Office
10 14 (21.88%) Banking
10 14 (21.88%) WCF
10 14 (21.88%) Multithreading
11 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
12 10 (15.63%) Derivative
12 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (15.63%) DevExpress
13 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (14.06%) OOD
13 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
14 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
14 8 (12.50%) XML
14 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (12.50%) TDD
14 8 (12.50%) Fixed Income
15 7 (10.94%) Electronic Trading
15 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
15 7 (10.94%) LINQ
15 7 (10.94%) Web Services
16 6 (9.38%) UML

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (6.25%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.56%) GemFire
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (54.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.56%) DB2
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.81%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.69%) NUnit
3 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (3.13%) NCover
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.13%) Rational Rose
5 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 16 (25.00%) Front Office
3 14 (21.88%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.69%) Billing
5 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 3 (4.69%) Back Office
6 2 (3.13%) Law
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
7 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (78.13%) Developer
2 21 (32.81%) C# Developer
3 19 (29.69%) .NET Developer
4 9 (14.06%) WinForms Developer
5 8 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.25%) WPF Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Real Time Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) .NET Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (4.69%) Analyst Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Developer
8 2 (3.13%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.13%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (71.88%) .NET
2 30 (46.88%) WPF
3 14 (21.88%) WCF
4 12 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.50%) XML
6 7 (10.94%) Web Services
6 7 (10.94%) LINQ
7 3 (4.69%) Rendezvous
8 2 (3.13%) NHibernate
8 2 (3.13%) CSS
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.56%) LINQ to SQL
9 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (1.56%) J2EE
9 1 (1.56%) HTML
9 1 (1.56%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.63%) Derivative
2 8 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.69%) Equities
6 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
6 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 2 (3.13%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) OO
2 14 (21.88%) Multithreading
3 9 (14.06%) OOD
4 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) TDD
5 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.94%) Electronic Trading
6 6 (9.38%) UML
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
8 4 (6.25%) SOA
8 4 (6.25%) MVC
8 4 (6.25%) Analytics
8 4 (6.25%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.69%) Performance Analysis
9 3 (4.69%) Release Management
9 3 (4.69%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.69%) Risk Management
9 3 (4.69%) Practice Management
9 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (89.06%) C#
2 29 (45.31%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.81%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.25%) Java
5 4 (6.25%) VB
6 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.13%) VBA
7 2 (3.13%) RPG
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) VB6
8 1 (1.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) MCSD
2 1 (1.56%) MCSE
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (15.63%) DevExpress
3 6 (9.38%) Syncfusion
4 4 (6.25%) TIBCO
4 4 (6.25%) Oracle
5 3 (4.69%) Sybase
6 2 (3.13%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) thinkFolio
7 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
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