The table below looks at the statistics for WinForms skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WinForms over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Forms (WinForms)
Rank 375 346 350
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +4
Contract jobs citing WinForms 62 88 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.37% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 1.18% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 66 72
Median daily rate £563 £575 £499
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +15.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £631 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
WinForms
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7592 7476 7471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.42% 31.68% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5647 5485 5240
Median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 49
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £19.65 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.17 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

WinForms
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing WinForms as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 14 £525 -8.69% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £383 -
WinForms
England

WinForms
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 138 (92.62%) C#
2 93 (62.42%) .NET
3 79 (53.02%) WPF
4 69 (46.31%) SQL
5 61 (40.94%) Finance
6 59 (39.60%) SQL Server
6 59 (39.60%) Multithreading
7 44 (29.53%) Windows
7 44 (29.53%) OO
8 40 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (26.85%) Front Office
9 39 (26.17%) Electronic Trading
10 38 (25.50%) Banking
11 35 (23.49%) Low Latency
12 34 (22.82%) Risk Management
12 34 (22.82%) .NET Framework
13 32 (21.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 32 (21.48%) C++
13 32 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
13 32 (21.48%) Performance Optimisation
14 31 (20.81%) Market Making
14 31 (20.81%) Algorithmic Trading
14 31 (20.81%) FIX Protocol
15 30 (20.13%) TDD
16 28 (18.79%) HTML
17 26 (17.45%) JavaScript
18 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
18 24 (16.11%) Oracle
18 24 (16.11%) HTML5
18 24 (16.11%) MVVM

WinForms
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.68%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.34%) Confluence
2 2 (1.34%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.67%) IIS
3 1 (0.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 17 (11.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.05%) MS Office
3 3 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.01%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.37%) Office 365
3 2 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.37%) Internet
2 4 (2.68%) HTTP
3 2 (1.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.67%) FTP
4 1 (0.67%) Network Security
4 1 (0.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (39.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.68%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.34%) DB2
6 2 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.34%) MS Access
6 2 (1.34%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Big Data
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (8.72%) TeamCity
3 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.37%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 7 (4.70%) Subversion
5 6 (4.03%) Git (software)
5 6 (4.03%) Moq
5 6 (4.03%) MSBuild
6 5 (3.36%) NUnit
6 5 (3.36%) SpecFlow
7 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.68%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (2.68%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (2.01%) JIRA
8 3 (2.01%) JUnit
8 3 (2.01%) Mockito
8 3 (2.01%) NuGet
8 3 (2.01%) ReSharper
8 3 (2.01%) TestNG
9 2 (1.34%) Toad
General
1 61 (40.94%) Finance
2 40 (26.85%) Front Office
3 38 (25.50%) Banking
4 12 (8.05%) Back Office
4 12 (8.05%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 128 (85.91%) Developer
2 106 (71.14%) C# Developer
3 41 (27.52%) .NET Developer
4 32 (21.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (18.12%) WinForms Developer
6 24 (16.11%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
7 20 (13.42%) C# Developer - Algorithmic Trading
8 19 (12.75%) Senior Developer
9 18 (12.08%) Senior C# Developer
10 17 (11.41%) SQL Developer
11 13 (8.72%) WPF Developer
12 12 (8.05%) C# WPF Developer
13 11 (7.38%) C++ Developer
13 11 (7.38%) C++/C# Developer
14 10 (6.71%) Architect
15 8 (5.37%) C# Software Engineer
15 8 (5.37%) Software Engineer
16 7 (4.70%) C++ Developer - Algorithmic Trading
16 7 (4.70%) Senior WPF Developer
17 5 (3.36%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (62.42%) .NET
2 79 (53.02%) WPF
3 34 (22.82%) .NET Framework
4 31 (20.81%) FIX Protocol
5 28 (18.79%) HTML
6 24 (16.11%) HTML5
7 23 (15.44%) ASP.NET
7 23 (15.44%) WCF
8 20 (13.42%) CSS
9 16 (10.74%) Web Services
10 11 (7.38%) AngularJS
10 11 (7.38%) jQuery
11 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (5.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (5.37%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.37%) KnockoutJS
12 8 (5.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.37%) XML
13 7 (4.70%) Ajax
13 7 (4.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
1 32 (21.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (8.05%) Data Structures
3 11 (7.38%) Fixed Income
3 11 (7.38%) Mathematics
4 10 (6.71%) Derivative
5 5 (3.36%) Swaptions
6 4 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.68%) Equities
6 4 (2.68%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.68%) Replication
6 4 (2.68%) Video on Demand
7 3 (2.01%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (1.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.67%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.67%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.53%) Windows
2 8 (5.37%) Android
2 8 (5.37%) Windows 10
2 8 (5.37%) Windows 8
3 3 (2.01%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (39.60%) Multithreading
2 44 (29.53%) OO
3 40 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (26.17%) Electronic Trading
5 35 (23.49%) Low Latency
6 34 (22.82%) Risk Management
7 32 (21.48%) Performance Optimisation
8 31 (20.81%) Algorithmic Trading
8 31 (20.81%) Market Making
9 30 (20.13%) TDD
10 24 (16.11%) MVVM
11 22 (14.77%) MVC
12 20 (13.42%) Unit Testing
13 19 (12.75%) Software Engineering
14 18 (12.08%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (8.72%) SDLC
16 11 (7.38%) BDD
17 9 (6.04%) Scrum
17 9 (6.04%) SOA
18 8 (5.37%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 138 (92.62%) C#
2 69 (46.31%) SQL
3 32 (21.48%) C++
4 26 (17.45%) JavaScript
5 18 (12.08%) VB.NET
5 18 (12.08%) VBA
6 14 (9.40%) XAML
7 11 (7.38%) VB
8 10 (6.71%) Java
8 10 (6.71%) T-SQL
8 10 (6.71%) TypeScript
9 8 (5.37%) ECMAScript
10 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
11 4 (2.68%) VB6
12 2 (1.34%) ES6
13 1 (0.67%) Delphi
13 1 (0.67%) PHP
13 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (6.71%) Degree
2 9 (6.04%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.67%) MCSD
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.01%) MiFID
1 3 (2.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (16.11%) Microsoft
1 24 (16.11%) Oracle
2 17 (11.41%) Syncfusion
3 15 (10.07%) DevExpress
4 8 (5.37%) Apple
5 6 (4.03%) Sybase
5 6 (4.03%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.01%) ION Trading
7 2 (1.34%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.67%) Telerik
8 1 (0.67%) Teradata