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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 183 170 183
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing WinForms 25 29 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.50% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.69% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.61% +5.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £363 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -10.25%
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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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 55 (93.22%) C#
2 52 (88.14%) .NET
3 35 (59.32%) WCF
4 34 (57.63%) WPF
5 29 (49.15%) Finance
5 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
6 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (45.76%) SQL
8 22 (37.29%) Front Office
9 20 (33.90%) Derivative
10 19 (32.20%) Banking
10 19 (32.20%) OO
11 17 (28.81%) TDD
12 16 (27.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (27.12%) DevExpress
12 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
13 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
14 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (20.34%) VB.NET
14 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
15 11 (18.64%) OOD
15 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
16 10 (16.95%) VBA
16 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
16 10 (16.95%) VB
16 10 (16.95%) BizTalk Server
17 9 (15.25%) Equities
17 9 (15.25%) SOA
17 9 (15.25%) Windows
18 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (16.95%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (10.17%) IIS
3 4 (6.78%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (49.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.78%) MS Access
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.39%) DB2
7 2 (3.39%) Spotfire
7 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.56%) NUnit
3 7 (11.86%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (8.47%) JIRA
5 4 (6.78%) Subversion
6 3 (5.08%) CruiseControl
6 3 (5.08%) Moq
7 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.69%) MSTest
General
1 29 (49.15%) Finance
2 22 (37.29%) Front Office
3 19 (32.20%) Banking
4 6 (10.17%) Investment Banking
5 3 (5.08%) Back Office
6 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (89.83%) Developer
2 34 (57.63%) C# Developer
3 12 (20.34%) Senior Developer
4 10 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 8 (13.56%) .NET Developer
7 6 (10.17%) WPF Developer
8 4 (6.78%) AWS Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Web Applications Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Applications Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Analyst
10 2 (3.39%) Programmer
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.39%) VBA Developer
10 2 (3.39%) WinForms Developer
10 2 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Agile C# Developer
11 1 (1.69%) UI Programmer
11 1 (1.69%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (88.14%) .NET
2 35 (59.32%) WCF
3 34 (57.63%) WPF
4 16 (27.12%) ASP.NET
5 13 (22.03%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.86%) XML
7 6 (10.17%) MSMQ
7 6 (10.17%) LINQ
8 5 (8.47%) HTML
8 5 (8.47%) Web Services
9 4 (6.78%) WF
9 4 (6.78%) WebSphere MQ
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.08%) HTML5
11 2 (3.39%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (3.39%) RESTful
11 2 (3.39%) Rendezvous
11 2 (3.39%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) Derivative
2 9 (15.25%) Equities
3 8 (13.56%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (8.47%) Fixed Income
4 5 (8.47%) Client/Server
4 5 (8.47%) Data Structures
5 4 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.39%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.69%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.69%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.20%) OO
3 17 (28.81%) TDD
4 11 (18.64%) OOD
4 11 (18.64%) Unit Testing
5 9 (15.25%) SOA
6 8 (13.56%) Multithreading
7 7 (11.86%) MVC
8 6 (10.17%) Web Development
9 5 (8.47%) ETL
9 5 (8.47%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (8.47%) Low Latency
9 5 (8.47%) SDLC
10 4 (6.78%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.78%) Asset Management
11 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.08%) MVVM
12 2 (3.39%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (93.22%) C#
2 27 (45.76%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) VB.NET
4 10 (16.95%) VBA
4 10 (16.95%) T-SQL
4 10 (16.95%) VB
5 6 (10.17%) VB6
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Java
8 1 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) DevExpress
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Oracle
4 4 (6.78%) Sybase
4 4 (6.78%) TIBCO
5 3 (5.08%) Syncfusion
6 1 (1.69%) Informatica
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