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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 179 140 165
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +25
Contract jobs citing WinForms 36 65 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.54% 1.03% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 3.67% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 57 50
Average daily rate £525 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1954 1770 1951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.49% 28.05% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1405 1406
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 17 18
Average hourly rate £41.00 £97.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% +267.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £25.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £135.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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 74 (96.10%) C#
2 64 (83.12%) .NET
3 43 (55.84%) SQL Server
3 43 (55.84%) SQL
4 38 (49.35%) WPF
5 30 (38.96%) Finance
6 22 (28.57%) WCF
7 19 (24.68%) Windows
7 19 (24.68%) Multithreading
8 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
8 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
8 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (20.78%) OO
10 15 (19.48%) Scrum
11 13 (16.88%) TDD
11 13 (16.88%) Banking
12 12 (15.58%) Fixed Income
12 12 (15.58%) Front Office
13 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
13 11 (14.29%) Oracle
13 11 (14.29%) DevExpress
14 9 (11.69%) Syncfusion
14 9 (11.69%) SOA
15 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
15 8 (10.39%) HTML
15 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
15 8 (10.39%) Derivative
16 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
16 7 (9.09%) Subversion
16 7 (9.09%) MVC

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (5.19%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.30%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Intranet
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (55.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.30%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Subversion
2 6 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.90%) NUnit
3 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.60%) Rational Rose
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.30%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 13 (16.88%) Banking
3 12 (15.58%) Front Office
4 7 (9.09%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.49%) Legal
6 3 (3.90%) Billing
6 3 (3.90%) Back Office
7 2 (2.60%) Law
8 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 59 (76.62%) Developer
2 42 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 17 (22.08%) .NET Developer
4 12 (15.58%) WinForms Developer
5 11 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.49%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) WPF Developer
7 4 (5.19%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) SQL Developer
8 3 (3.90%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Real Time Software Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.90%) UI Developer
9 2 (2.60%) C++/C# Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Applications Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (83.12%) .NET
2 38 (49.35%) WPF
3 22 (28.57%) WCF
4 17 (22.08%) .NET Framework
5 11 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 8 (10.39%) HTML
7 5 (6.49%) Web Services
8 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.90%) WF
9 3 (3.90%) CSS
9 3 (3.90%) SOAP
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (3.90%) Unity DI Container
9 3 (3.90%) LINQ
10 2 (2.60%) HTML5
10 2 (2.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 2 (2.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.60%) XML
10 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
10 2 (2.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Fixed Income
2 8 (10.39%) Derivative
3 6 (7.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.90%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.60%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.30%) Equities
7 1 (1.30%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.30%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.68%) Windows
2 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Multithreading
2 17 (22.08%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.78%) OO
4 15 (19.48%) Scrum
5 13 (16.88%) TDD
6 9 (11.69%) SOA
7 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
8 7 (9.09%) MVC
8 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.49%) Risk Management
10 5 (6.49%) Analytics
10 5 (6.49%) MVVM
11 4 (5.19%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (5.19%) Workflow
12 3 (3.90%) Practice Management
12 3 (3.90%) UML
12 3 (3.90%) OOD
12 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.90%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 74 (96.10%) C#
2 43 (55.84%) SQL
3 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.79%) Java
5 5 (6.49%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.19%) C++
6 4 (5.19%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.90%) VB
8 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.60%) RPG
8 2 (2.60%) VBA
8 2 (2.60%) VB6
9 1 (1.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.30%) MCTS
3 1 (1.30%) MCSD
3 1 (1.30%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (22.08%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) Oracle
2 11 (14.29%) DevExpress
3 9 (11.69%) Syncfusion
4 5 (6.49%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.90%) thinkFolio
6 1 (1.30%) Sybase
6 1 (1.30%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.30%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.30%) OpenLink
6 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago