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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 322 249 223
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -26
Contract jobs citing WinForms 80 167 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 2.19% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 126 169
Average daily rate
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£490 £546 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.29% -2.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £373 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.90% +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
7168 7618 7544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.41% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5115 5491 5265
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 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 80
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 23 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 23 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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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 +14 28 £528 +2.92% 10
Mayfair - 1 £475 -
Ealing - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 156 (92.31%) C#
2 127 (75.15%) .NET
3 88 (52.07%) SQL Server
4 82 (48.52%) WPF
5 79 (46.75%) Finance
6 61 (36.09%) SQL
7 51 (30.18%) WCF
8 48 (28.40%) Multithreading
9 46 (27.22%) OO
10 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
11 44 (26.04%) Front Office
12 40 (23.67%) Derivative
13 39 (23.08%) Banking
14 35 (20.71%) .NET Framework
15 29 (17.16%) Windows
16 28 (16.57%) XML
16 28 (16.57%) Degree
16 28 (16.57%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (15.98%) Web Services
17 27 (15.98%) ASP.NET
18 26 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
19 25 (14.79%) DevExpress
20 24 (14.20%) TDD
21 23 (13.61%) Fixed Income
22 19 (11.24%) OOD
22 19 (11.24%) Investment Banking
23 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
23 18 (10.65%) Client/Server
23 18 (10.65%) Java
23 18 (10.65%) MVC

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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%) NServiceBus
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 4 (2.37%) 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 88 (52.07%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.55%) Oracle Database
7 5 (2.96%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (2.96%) DB2
8 4 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.59%) OLAP
10 1 (0.59%) KDB
10 1 (0.59%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 28 (16.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.28%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.33%) Rational Rose
4 8 (4.73%) JIRA
5 7 (4.14%) NUnit
6 6 (3.55%) CruiseControl
7 5 (2.96%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 4 (2.37%) Subversion
9 3 (1.78%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.78%) Build Forge
9 3 (1.78%) Hudson
9 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.18%) NCover
10 2 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.59%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.59%) MSTest
11 1 (0.59%) Moq
General
1 79 (46.75%) Finance
2 44 (26.04%) Front Office
3 39 (23.08%) Banking
4 19 (11.24%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.96%) Billing
5 5 (2.96%) Back Office
5 5 (2.96%) Legal
6 2 (1.18%) Advertising
6 2 (1.18%) Law
6 2 (1.18%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.59%) Publishing
7 1 (0.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 138 (81.66%) Developer
2 79 (46.75%) C# Developer
3 53 (31.36%) .NET Developer
4 27 (15.98%) 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%) Java Developer
10 7 (4.14%) Front Office Developer
11 6 (3.55%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Senior C# Developer
12 5 (2.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Lead C# Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Architect
13 4 (2.37%) Applications Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Analyst Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (75.15%) .NET
2 82 (48.52%) WPF
3 51 (30.18%) WCF
4 35 (20.71%) .NET Framework
5 28 (16.57%) XML
6 27 (15.98%) ASP.NET
6 27 (15.98%) Web Services
7 16 (9.47%) LINQ
8 13 (7.69%) HTML
9 9 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (4.14%) Rendezvous
11 6 (3.55%) Middleware
11 6 (3.55%) REST
11 6 (3.55%) Silverlight
12 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 5 (2.96%) JSON
13 4 (2.37%) MDX
13 4 (2.37%) WF
13 4 (2.37%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (2.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.67%) Derivative
2 23 (13.61%) Fixed Income
3 18 (10.65%) Client/Server
4 13 (7.69%) Equities
5 10 (5.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (4.73%) Grid Computing
7 7 (4.14%) Equity Derivative
8 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
9 5 (2.96%) Hedge funds
10 4 (2.37%) Visualisation
10 4 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
11 3 (1.78%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.78%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 3 (1.78%) N-Tier
12 2 (1.18%) Mathematics
12 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.59%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.59%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.16%) Windows
2 7 (4.14%) Linux
2 7 (4.14%) 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 48 (28.40%) Multithreading
2 46 (27.22%) OO
3 26 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (14.20%) TDD
5 19 (11.24%) OOD
6 18 (10.65%) MVC
7 15 (8.88%) Scrum
7 15 (8.88%) UML
8 14 (8.28%) SOA
8 14 (8.28%) Unit Testing
9 13 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 12 (7.10%) Workflow
10 12 (7.10%) Electronic Trading
11 11 (6.51%) Low Latency
12 9 (5.33%) Integration Testing
12 9 (5.33%) Load Testing
12 9 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (5.33%) Technical Architecture
13 8 (4.73%) Risk Management
13 8 (4.73%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 156 (92.31%) C#
2 61 (36.09%) SQL
3 18 (10.65%) Java
4 14 (8.28%) T-SQL
5 12 (7.10%) C++
6 11 (6.51%) VBA
7 10 (5.92%) VB.NET
8 8 (4.73%) VB
9 7 (4.14%) Python
10 6 (3.55%) JavaScript
11 4 (2.37%) RPG
11 4 (2.37%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.78%) Bash Shell
13 2 (1.18%) C++/CLI
13 2 (1.18%) VC++
13 2 (1.18%) Tcl
14 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.59%) VB6
14 1 (0.59%) Perl
14 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (16.57%) 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 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.79%) DevExpress
3 14 (8.28%) TIBCO
4 13 (7.69%) Oracle
4 13 (7.69%) Sybase
4 13 (7.69%) Syncfusion
5 10 (5.92%) Infragistics
6 4 (2.37%) Reuters
6 4 (2.37%) Bloomberg
7 3 (1.78%) Perforce
7 3 (1.78%) Fidessa
7 3 (1.78%) Pegasus
7 3 (1.78%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.18%) 29West
8 2 (1.18%) Interwoven
9 1 (0.59%) Temenos
9 1 (0.59%) Vignette
9 1 (0.59%) JBoss
9 1 (0.59%) IBM
9 1 (0.59%) FatWire
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