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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 333 255 224
Rank change year-on-year
-78 -31
Contract jobs citing WinForms 85 167 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 2.19% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 128 170
Average daily rate
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£500 £534 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.32% -4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £39.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7236 7612 7591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.79% 31.36% 28.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5146 5486 5303
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 76 81
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +9 29 £539 +5.12% 12
Mayfair - 1 £475 -
Croydon - - - - 1
Uxbridge - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 155 (91.72%) C#
2 124 (73.37%) .NET
3 85 (50.30%) SQL Server
4 82 (48.52%) WPF
5 77 (45.56%) Finance
6 62 (36.69%) SQL
7 52 (30.77%) WCF
8 47 (27.81%) OO
9 46 (27.22%) Microsoft
9 46 (27.22%) Front Office
9 46 (27.22%) Multithreading
10 41 (24.26%) Banking
11 39 (23.08%) Derivative
12 34 (20.12%) .NET Framework
12 34 (20.12%) Windows
13 29 (17.16%) XML
14 27 (15.98%) Web Services
15 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
15 26 (15.38%) Degree
15 26 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (15.38%) DevExpress
16 24 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (14.20%) TDD
17 23 (13.61%) Fixed Income
18 21 (12.43%) OOD
19 20 (11.83%) Investment Banking
20 18 (10.65%) Client/Server
21 17 (10.06%) Java
21 17 (10.06%) MVC
21 17 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (8.88%) IIS
2 10 (5.92%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.78%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (1.18%) WorkSite
4 2 (1.18%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.18%) Confluence
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.59%) GemFire
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.59%) CMS
5 1 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.59%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.78%) MS Office
3 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Tridion
1 1 (0.59%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (50.30%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.73%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.96%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.78%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.18%) DB2
10 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.59%) KDB
11 1 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
11 1 (0.59%) OLAP
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (7.69%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.33%) Rational Rose
4 8 (4.73%) JIRA
5 7 (4.14%) NUnit
6 5 (2.96%) CruiseControl
6 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (2.37%) Subversion
8 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.78%) Build Forge
8 3 (1.78%) Hudson
8 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.18%) NCover
9 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.59%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.59%) MSTest
10 1 (0.59%) Mockito
General
1 77 (45.56%) Finance
2 46 (27.22%) Front Office
3 41 (24.26%) Banking
4 20 (11.83%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.96%) Billing
5 5 (2.96%) Back Office
6 4 (2.37%) Legal
7 2 (1.18%) Advertising
7 2 (1.18%) Law
7 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.59%) Publishing
8 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 139 (82.25%) Developer
2 78 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 52 (30.77%) .NET Developer
4 26 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (8.88%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.28%) WPF Developer
7 13 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
8 9 (5.33%) Analyst
9 8 (4.73%) Front Office Developer
9 8 (4.73%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.55%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (2.37%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (2.37%) Lead C# Developer
11 4 (2.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.37%) Architect
11 4 (2.37%) Applications Developer
11 4 (2.37%) Programmer
11 4 (2.37%) Lead Developer
11 4 (2.37%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (73.37%) .NET
2 82 (48.52%) WPF
3 52 (30.77%) WCF
4 34 (20.12%) .NET Framework
5 29 (17.16%) XML
6 27 (15.98%) Web Services
7 26 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 16 (9.47%) LINQ
9 14 (8.28%) HTML
10 7 (4.14%) Rendezvous
10 7 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (3.55%) REST
11 6 (3.55%) Middleware
12 5 (2.96%) CSS
12 5 (2.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (2.96%) Silverlight
12 5 (2.96%) JSON
13 4 (2.37%) MDX
13 4 (2.37%) WF
13 4 (2.37%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 39 (23.08%) Derivative
2 23 (13.61%) Fixed Income
3 18 (10.65%) Client/Server
4 15 (8.88%) Equities
5 10 (5.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (4.73%) Grid Computing
7 7 (4.14%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (4.14%) Hedge funds
8 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.96%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
11 3 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.78%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.59%) FMCG
13 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.59%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.12%) Windows
2 4 (2.37%) Linux
2 4 (2.37%) UNIX
3 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.81%) OO
2 46 (27.22%) Multithreading
3 24 (14.20%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.20%) TDD
4 21 (12.43%) OOD
5 17 (10.06%) MVC
6 15 (8.88%) UML
7 14 (8.28%) Electronic Trading
7 14 (8.28%) Unit Testing
8 13 (7.69%) SOA
8 13 (7.69%) Scrum
9 12 (7.10%) Software Engineering
10 11 (6.51%) Workflow
11 9 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (5.33%) Integration Testing
11 9 (5.33%) Load Testing
11 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (4.73%) MVVM
12 8 (4.73%) Low Latency
12 8 (4.73%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (91.72%) C#
2 62 (36.69%) SQL
3 17 (10.06%) Java
4 15 (8.88%) T-SQL
5 13 (7.69%) C++
6 11 (6.51%) VB.NET
6 11 (6.51%) VBA
7 8 (4.73%) VB
8 7 (4.14%) Python
8 7 (4.14%) JavaScript
9 4 (2.37%) RPG
9 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.18%) C++/CLI
11 2 (1.18%) VC++
11 2 (1.18%) Tcl
12 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.59%) VB6
12 1 (0.59%) Perl
12 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (2.37%) MCSD
2 4 (2.37%) MCSE
2 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.59%) ISEB
3 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
1 1 (0.59%) EMIR
1 1 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (3.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 46 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.38%) DevExpress
3 14 (8.28%) TIBCO
4 13 (7.69%) Sybase
5 12 (7.10%) Oracle
5 12 (7.10%) Syncfusion
6 9 (5.33%) Infragistics
7 4 (2.37%) Reuters
7 4 (2.37%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.78%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.78%) Perforce
8 3 (1.78%) Fidessa
8 3 (1.78%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.18%) 29West
9 2 (1.18%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.59%) Temenos
10 1 (0.59%) Vignette
10 1 (0.59%) JBoss
10 1 (0.59%) IBM
10 1 (0.59%) FatWire
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
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Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
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