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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 136 162 176
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +14
Contract jobs citing WinForms 18 34 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.62% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 2.07% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 34 33
Average daily rate £441 £575 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.26% +27.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £400 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £618 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% -2.85%
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
1132 1644 1872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.42% 29.90% 29.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 960 1305 1423
Average daily rate £475 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 April 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 30 April 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 27 (96.43%) C#
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
2 19 (67.86%) WPF
3 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 15 (53.57%) Finance
5 12 (42.86%) MVVM
5 12 (42.86%) VBA
6 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (28.57%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.00%) Banking
9 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 7 (25.00%) VB
9 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 5 (17.86%) TDD
11 5 (17.86%) Java
11 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
11 5 (17.86%) Data Management
11 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
12 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (14.29%) WCF
12 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
12 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
12 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
12 4 (14.29%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 4 (14.29%) MS Office
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) DNS
2 1 (3.57%) Firewall
2 1 (3.57%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) MS Access
3 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 15 (53.57%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Investment Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 27 (96.43%) Developer
2 22 (78.57%) C# Developer
3 19 (67.86%) .NET Developer
4 14 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (28.57%) WinForms Developer
6 7 (25.00%) WPF Developer
7 6 (21.43%) C# WPF Developer
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
8 5 (17.86%) Senior Developer
9 4 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
10 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Developer
11 2 (7.14%) Azure Developer
11 2 (7.14%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 2 (7.14%) Front Office Developer
11 2 (7.14%) Messaging Developer
11 2 (7.14%) UI Developer
11 2 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
12 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
12 1 (3.57%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) WPF
3 10 (35.71%) .NET Framework
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
5 4 (14.29%) XML
6 3 (10.71%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.14%) OOXML
7 2 (7.14%) XML Messaging
7 2 (7.14%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.57%) AppFabric
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (3.57%) Caliburn.Micro
8 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
8 1 (3.57%) MDX
8 1 (3.57%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 2 (7.14%) Physics
3 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) MVVM
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Data Management
4 5 (17.86%) TDD
5 4 (14.29%) OO
6 3 (10.71%) Investment Management
6 3 (10.71%) MVC
6 3 (10.71%) Scrum
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) CRM
7 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 2 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (3.57%) ERP
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.57%) Time Management
8 1 (3.57%) Web Development
8 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) VBA
4 7 (25.00%) VB
4 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (17.86%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) T-SQL
7 3 (10.71%) VB6
8 2 (7.14%) XAML
9 1 (3.57%) C++
9 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 1 (3.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
1 2 (7.14%) MCSD
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) DevExpress
4 1 (3.57%) Teradata
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