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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 163 177 142
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -35
Contract jobs citing WinForms 32 36 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.59% 0.57% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.96% 1.91% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 33 52
Average daily rate
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£575 £475 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £228 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £695
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -3.44%
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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
1630 1889 1798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 30.01% 28.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1283 1422 1421
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 (90.38%) C#
2 42 (80.77%) .NET
3 32 (61.54%) WPF
4 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
5 27 (51.92%) SQL
5 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
6 25 (48.08%) WCF
6 25 (48.08%) Finance
7 20 (38.46%) Front Office
8 19 (36.54%) OO
9 17 (32.69%) TDD
10 15 (28.85%) Derivative
11 14 (26.92%) DevExpress
11 14 (26.92%) OOD
12 12 (23.08%) Windows
12 12 (23.08%) VB
12 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
12 12 (23.08%) Banking
13 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (21.15%) VB.NET
13 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
13 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
14 10 (19.23%) SOA
15 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
15 9 (17.31%) MVC
16 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
16 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
17 7 (13.46%) Web Development
17 7 (13.46%) NUnit

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.92%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) AMQP
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 7 (13.46%) NUnit
4 6 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
5 5 (9.62%) JIRA
6 3 (5.77%) Moq
6 3 (5.77%) Subversion
7 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.92%) MSTest
8 1 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.92%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (48.08%) Finance
2 20 (38.46%) Front Office
3 12 (23.08%) Banking
4 6 (11.54%) Investment Banking
5 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.85%) Advertising
6 2 (3.85%) Back Office
7 1 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (86.54%) Developer
2 29 (55.77%) C# Developer
3 16 (30.77%) Senior Developer
4 12 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (19.23%) Senior C# Developer
6 9 (17.31%) .NET Developer
7 6 (11.54%) WPF Developer
8 4 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.69%) AWS Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) VB.NET Developer
9 3 (5.77%) Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (3.85%) Programmer
10 2 (3.85%) GUI Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Senior WinForms Developer
11 1 (1.92%) Senior WPF Developer
11 1 (1.92%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (80.77%) .NET
2 32 (61.54%) WPF
3 25 (48.08%) WCF
4 12 (23.08%) .NET Framework
5 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
6 7 (13.46%) MSMQ
7 6 (11.54%) XML
7 6 (11.54%) LINQ
8 5 (9.62%) Web Services
8 5 (9.62%) HTML
8 5 (9.62%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (7.69%) Rendezvous
9 4 (7.69%) RESTful
9 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.77%) WF
11 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (3.85%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (1.92%) Castle Windsor
12 1 (1.92%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.85%) Derivative
2 6 (11.54%) Equities
3 4 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (5.77%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (36.54%) OO
3 17 (32.69%) TDD
4 14 (26.92%) OOD
5 10 (19.23%) SOA
6 9 (17.31%) MVC
7 8 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 7 (13.46%) Web Development
9 5 (9.62%) Multithreading
9 5 (9.62%) ETL
10 4 (7.69%) Workflow
10 4 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Line Management
11 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (5.77%) Low Latency
11 3 (5.77%) Electronic Trading
11 3 (5.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) C#
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
3 12 (23.08%) VB
4 11 (21.15%) VB.NET
4 11 (21.15%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.69%) XAML
5 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.69%) VB6
6 3 (5.77%) VBA
6 3 (5.77%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) C++
7 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.92%) MCPD
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) DevExpress
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) TIBCO
4 4 (7.69%) Sybase
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle
6 2 (3.85%) Reuters
6 2 (3.85%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
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