The first table below looks at the demand for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 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 317 218 225
Rank change year-on-year
-99 +7
Contract jobs citing WinForms 99 173 222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.79% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 2.73% 2.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 143 187
Average daily rate £550 £550 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7212 6331 7720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.14% 28.80% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 4589 5102
Average daily rate £400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 64 76
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £169.00 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
WinForms
England

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WinForms Jobs Demand Trend in London

WinForms
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WinForms across the London region.

WinForms Daily Rate Trend in London

WinForms
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WinForms across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

WinForms Daily Rate Histogram in London

WinForms
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WinForms across the London region.

WinForms Hourly Rate Trend in London

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -39 36 £525 -8.69% 18
Croydon -8 2 £394 -12.50% 1
Canary Wharf +23 1 £600 +4.89%
Mayfair - 1 £500 -
Harrow - - - - 1
Twickenham - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
Ealing - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 214 (95.96%) C#
2 181 (81.17%) .NET
3 125 (56.05%) SQL Server
4 115 (51.57%) SQL
5 109 (48.88%) WPF
6 100 (44.84%) Finance
7 79 (35.43%) WCF
8 62 (27.80%) Multithreading
9 57 (25.56%) Windows
10 56 (25.11%) OO
11 48 (21.52%) ASP.NET
12 46 (20.63%) Front Office
12 46 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
13 42 (18.83%) TDD
14 40 (17.94%) .NET Framework
15 38 (17.04%) Derivative
16 36 (16.14%) Banking
16 36 (16.14%) Microsoft
17 35 (15.70%) Fixed Income
17 35 (15.70%) Oracle
18 32 (14.35%) Scrum
18 32 (14.35%) MVC
19 29 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
20 27 (12.11%) Degree
20 27 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
21 24 (10.76%) DevExpress
21 24 (10.76%) Investment Banking
21 24 (10.76%) Visual Studio
21 24 (10.76%) XML
22 21 (9.42%) Workflow

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 13 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.93%) IIS
3 8 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (3.59%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (3.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.35%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.90%) GemFire
5 2 (0.90%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.90%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.69%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.45%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.59%) Internet
2 6 (2.69%) DNS
3 3 (1.35%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.90%) Intranet
5 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (56.05%) SQL Server
2 29 (13.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (7.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (6.73%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.38%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.59%) DB2
7 8 (3.59%) RDBMS
8 6 (2.69%) PerformancePoint
9 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (1.35%) MySQL
12 2 (0.90%) DTS
13 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.45%) OLAP
13 1 (0.45%) KDB
13 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (12.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (10.76%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.04%) Subversion
4 7 (3.14%) NUnit
5 5 (2.24%) MSTest
6 4 (1.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 4 (1.79%) SpecFlow
6 4 (1.79%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (1.35%) Rational Rose
7 3 (1.35%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.35%) Moq
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.90%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.90%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.45%) JUnit
9 1 (0.45%) JIRA
9 1 (0.45%) jMock
9 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
General
1 100 (44.84%) Finance
2 46 (20.63%) Front Office
3 36 (16.14%) Banking
4 24 (10.76%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.04%) Legal
6 8 (3.59%) Back Office
7 7 (3.14%) Billing
8 3 (1.35%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.90%) Law
9 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.45%) Publishing
10 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 189 (84.75%) Developer
2 127 (56.95%) C# Developer
3 61 (27.35%) .NET Developer
4 34 (15.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (7.17%) WinForms Developer
6 15 (6.73%) Lead Developer
7 14 (6.28%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.93%) Senior C# Developer
8 11 (4.93%) WPF Developer
8 11 (4.93%) Lead .NET Developer
9 10 (4.48%) SQL Developer
10 9 (4.04%) Lead C# Developer
11 7 (3.14%) Analyst
12 6 (2.69%) SharePoint Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.69%) Software Engineer
12 6 (2.69%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.24%) UI Developer
13 5 (2.24%) UI Programmer
14 4 (1.79%) RAD Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (81.17%) .NET
2 109 (48.88%) WPF
3 79 (35.43%) WCF
4 48 (21.52%) ASP.NET
5 40 (17.94%) .NET Framework
6 24 (10.76%) XML
7 20 (8.97%) HTML
7 20 (8.97%) LINQ
8 16 (7.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (6.73%) Web Services
9 15 (6.73%) WF
10 11 (4.93%) jQuery
10 11 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 9 (4.04%) CSS
11 9 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 8 (3.59%) SOAP
13 7 (3.14%) MSMQ
13 7 (3.14%) JSON
14 6 (2.69%) Unity DI Container
14 6 (2.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.04%) Derivative
2 35 (15.70%) Fixed Income
3 12 (5.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (4.93%) Equities
4 11 (4.93%) Hedge funds
5 10 (4.48%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.14%) Mathematics
6 7 (3.14%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (2.24%) Market Risk
8 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.79%) Physics
8 4 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
8 4 (1.79%) Grid Computing
8 4 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (1.79%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 1 (0.45%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 57 (25.56%) Windows
2 13 (5.83%) Linux
2 13 (5.83%) UNIX
3 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.80%) Multithreading
2 56 (25.11%) OO
3 46 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (18.83%) TDD
5 32 (14.35%) Scrum
5 32 (14.35%) MVC
6 21 (9.42%) Workflow
7 18 (8.07%) Low Latency
8 17 (7.62%) Unit Testing
9 16 (7.17%) Software Engineering
9 16 (7.17%) SOA
10 13 (5.83%) MVVM
11 11 (4.93%) OOD
11 11 (4.93%) RAD
11 11 (4.93%) Asset Management
12 10 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (4.48%) Risk Management
13 9 (4.04%) Waterfall
14 8 (3.59%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (3.59%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 214 (95.96%) C#
2 115 (51.57%) SQL
3 19 (8.52%) Java
3 19 (8.52%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.52%) PL/SQL
4 15 (6.73%) VB
5 14 (6.28%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.38%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.38%) C++
7 11 (4.93%) VBA
8 5 (2.24%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.79%) VB6
9 4 (1.79%) Python
10 3 (1.35%) RPG
11 2 (0.90%) Scala
11 2 (0.90%) Perl
11 2 (0.90%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.45%) VBScript
12 1 (0.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (12.11%) Degree
2 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.90%) ISEB
4 1 (0.45%) MCSD
4 1 (0.45%) MCTS
4 1 (0.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.90%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) EMIR
2 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.79%) Control-M
Vendors
1 36 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.70%) Oracle
3 24 (10.76%) DevExpress
4 20 (8.97%) Syncfusion
5 12 (5.38%) Sybase
6 9 (4.04%) TIBCO
7 8 (3.59%) Infragistics
8 7 (3.14%) thinkFolio
9 3 (1.35%) Typemock
10 2 (0.90%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.90%) DataSynapse
10 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.90%) Perforce
10 2 (0.90%) Pegasus
10 2 (0.90%) Reuters
10 2 (0.90%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.45%) IBM
11 1 (0.45%) OpenLink
11 1 (0.45%) ION Trading
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Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago