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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 162 168 168
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing WinForms 30 33 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.55% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.87% 1.85% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 33
Average daily rate
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£488 £443 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -23.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £315 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £645
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.68% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.75 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.14% -12.50%
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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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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 22 May 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 22 May 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 47 (88.68%) C#
2 46 (86.79%) .NET
3 30 (56.60%) WCF
4 29 (54.72%) WPF
4 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
6 27 (50.94%) SQL
7 25 (47.17%) Finance
8 20 (37.74%) OO
9 18 (33.96%) Front Office
10 17 (32.08%) TDD
11 16 (30.19%) Derivative
11 16 (30.19%) DevExpress
12 15 (28.30%) VB.NET
13 14 (26.42%) OOD
13 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
14 11 (20.75%) Banking
14 11 (20.75%) SOA
14 11 (20.75%) Windows
14 11 (20.75%) T-SQL
14 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
15 10 (18.87%) VB
15 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
16 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
16 9 (16.98%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (16.98%) MVC
17 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 7 (13.21%) Web Development
18 7 (13.21%) Multithreading

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (16.98%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.89%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (52.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) Spotfire
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.21%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.32%) NUnit
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA
4 3 (5.66%) Moq
5 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.77%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.89%) MSTest
General
1 25 (47.17%) Finance
2 18 (33.96%) Front Office
3 11 (20.75%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Advertising
5 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (86.79%) Developer
2 27 (50.94%) C# Developer
3 17 (32.08%) Senior Developer
4 12 (22.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.87%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (16.98%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) VB.NET Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Agile C# Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.77%) WPF Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Programmer
9 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.77%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (86.79%) .NET
2 30 (56.60%) WCF
3 29 (54.72%) WPF
4 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.21%) MSMQ
7 6 (11.32%) XML
7 6 (11.32%) LINQ
8 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (9.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (9.43%) Web Services
8 5 (9.43%) HTML
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (7.55%) RESTful
9 4 (7.55%) WF
10 2 (3.77%) Rendezvous
10 2 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (3.77%) ActiveMQ
11 1 (1.89%) Spring.NET
11 1 (1.89%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 16 (30.19%) Derivative
2 6 (11.32%) Equities
3 4 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.55%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (5.66%) Client/Server
4 3 (5.66%) Data Structures
5 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.89%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 11 (20.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (54.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.74%) OO
3 17 (32.08%) TDD
4 14 (26.42%) OOD
5 11 (20.75%) SOA
6 9 (16.98%) Unit Testing
6 9 (16.98%) MVC
7 7 (13.21%) Web Development
7 7 (13.21%) Multithreading
8 5 (9.43%) ETL
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.55%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (7.55%) Line Management
9 4 (7.55%) Workflow
9 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.55%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (5.66%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (88.68%) C#
2 27 (50.94%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) VB.NET
4 11 (20.75%) T-SQL
5 10 (18.87%) VB
6 5 (9.43%) VB6
6 5 (9.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (7.55%) VBA
8 3 (5.66%) XAML
9 1 (1.89%) Java
9 1 (1.89%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (30.19%) DevExpress
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.55%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Sybase
4 2 (3.77%) Reuters
4 2 (3.77%) Bloomberg
4 2 (3.77%) Syncfusion