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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 142 172 169
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Contract jobs citing WinForms 10 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.36% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.00% 1.17% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 32
Average daily rate £525 £538 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £386 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £621 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £34.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -6.20%
WinForms
London

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
998 1544 1707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 31.81% 30.67% 29.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 1244 1272
Average daily rate £463 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £55.00 £27.37 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.94% -26.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) C#
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 14 (60.87%) WCF
3 14 (60.87%) WPF
4 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
5 11 (47.83%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (39.13%) MVVM
7 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
8 7 (30.43%) OO
8 7 (30.43%) Front Office
8 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
9 6 (26.09%) TDD
9 6 (26.09%) Banking
9 6 (26.09%) Windows
9 6 (26.09%) VBA
10 5 (21.74%) Oracle
10 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
10 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
11 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
11 4 (17.39%) VB
11 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
11 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
11 4 (17.39%) Back Office
12 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
12 3 (13.04%) Workflow

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) CMS
1 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) MS Access
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Front Office
3 6 (26.09%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) Back Office
4 4 (17.39%) Investment Banking
5 3 (13.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 19 (82.61%) C# Developer
3 14 (60.87%) .NET Developer
4 13 (56.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (34.78%) C# WPF Developer
5 8 (34.78%) WPF Developer
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (26.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (26.09%) SQL Developer
7 5 (21.74%) WinForms Developer
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Front Office Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Lead .NET Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Lead C# Developer
9 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
9 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Developer
10 2 (8.70%) C# WCF Developer
10 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
10 2 (8.70%) UI Developer
10 2 (8.70%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (60.87%) WCF
2 14 (60.87%) WPF
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
4 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) RESTful
6 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (8.70%) CSS3
6 2 (8.70%) LINQ
6 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.35%) ATL
7 1 (4.35%) Caliburn.Micro
7 1 (4.35%) HTML
7 1 (4.35%) MDX
7 1 (4.35%) STL
7 1 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Derivative
1 3 (13.04%) Fixed Income
1 3 (13.04%) Mathematics
1 3 (13.04%) Replication
2 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 2 (8.70%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 2 (8.70%) Physics
2 2 (8.70%) Swaptions
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Equities
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (39.13%) MVVM
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 6 (26.09%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Multithreading
6 3 (13.04%) Data Management
6 3 (13.04%) Line Management
6 3 (13.04%) Risk Management
6 3 (13.04%) Web Development
6 3 (13.04%) Workflow
7 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 2 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (8.70%) OOD
7 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (78.26%) SQL
3 6 (26.09%) VBA
4 4 (17.39%) VB
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
5 3 (13.04%) C++
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 2 (8.70%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (8.70%) XAML
7 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) DevExpress
4 1 (4.35%) Google
4 1 (4.35%) Syncfusion