Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for WinForms skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WinForms over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Forms (WinForms)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 212 236
Rank change year-on-year +14 +24 +10
Contract jobs citing WinForms 43 28 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.59% 1.17% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 25 33
City of London median daily rate £575 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -9.09% -2.22%
10th Percentile £334 £308 £316
90th Percentile £650 £745 £638
Central London median daily rate £550 £525 £538
% change year-on-year +4.76% -2.33% -3.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

WinForms is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2704 2392 2820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.81% 35.88% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2277 2021 2329
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in the City of London

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in the City of London

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in the City of London

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 41 (95.35%) .NET
2 40 (93.02%) C#
3 35 (81.40%) SQL
4 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
5 27 (62.79%) WCF
6 24 (55.81%) TDD
7 22 (51.16%) WPF
8 19 (44.19%) Finance
8 19 (44.19%) OO
9 16 (37.21%) OOD
9 16 (37.21%) Front Office
9 16 (37.21%) .NET Framework
10 15 (34.88%) Degree
10 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
10 15 (34.88%) OOP
10 15 (34.88%) Data Structures
10 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
11 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
11 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (32.56%) Hedge funds
12 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
12 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
13 9 (20.93%) MVC
14 8 (18.60%) Pair Programming
14 8 (18.60%) Banking
14 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
15 7 (16.28%) VBA
15 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
16 6 (13.95%) Sybase
16 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 2 (4.65%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (76.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Selenium
1 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
1 5 (11.63%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.65%) Bitbucket
2 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.65%) JIRA
2 2 (4.65%) Moq
2 2 (4.65%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (2.33%) LINQPad
3 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (44.19%) Finance
2 16 (37.21%) Front Office
3 8 (18.60%) Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Financial Institution
4 5 (11.63%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 38 (88.37%) C# Developer
1 38 (88.37%) Developer
2 22 (51.16%) .NET Developer
2 22 (51.16%) C# .NET Developer
3 12 (27.91%) C# WPF Developer
3 12 (27.91%) WPF Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Agile C# Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Agile Developer
4 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
4 6 (13.95%) WinForms Developer
5 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (11.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (9.30%) WCF Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Azure Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# GUI Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ GUI Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (95.35%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) WCF
3 22 (51.16%) WPF
4 16 (37.21%) .NET Framework
5 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
6 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (11.63%) Entity Framework
7 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
8 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.98%) CSS
9 3 (6.98%) Middleware
10 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.65%) Caliburn.Micro
10 2 (4.65%) jQuery
10 2 (4.65%) LINQ
10 2 (4.65%) NHibernate
10 2 (4.65%) Ninject
11 1 (2.33%) JSON
11 1 (2.33%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Algorithms
1 15 (34.88%) Computer Science
1 15 (34.88%) Data Structures
2 14 (32.56%) Hedge funds
3 5 (11.63%) Derivative
3 5 (11.63%) Equities
3 5 (11.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (11.63%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (9.30%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.65%) Exotic Derivative
5 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.65%) Swaptions
6 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) TDD
2 19 (44.19%) OO
3 16 (37.21%) OOD
4 15 (34.88%) OOP
5 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.26%) Multithreading
7 9 (20.93%) MVC
8 8 (18.60%) Pair Programming
9 5 (11.63%) Mathematics
9 5 (11.63%) Microservices
9 5 (11.63%) Release Management
10 4 (9.30%) BDD
11 3 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
11 3 (6.98%) Low Latency
11 3 (6.98%) MVVM
11 3 (6.98%) Scrum
11 3 (6.98%) SOA
11 3 (6.98%) SOLID
12 2 (4.65%) Kanban
12 2 (4.65%) Market Surveillance
Programming Languages
1 40 (93.02%) C#
2 35 (81.40%) SQL
3 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
4 10 (23.26%) VB.NET
5 7 (16.28%) VBA
6 5 (11.63%) C++
6 5 (11.63%) VB
7 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
8 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.33%) Java
9 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) EMIR
1 2 (4.65%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Control-M
2 1 (2.33%) Nagios
2 1 (2.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Sybase
2 5 (11.63%) Infragistics
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.98%) DevExpress
5 2 (4.65%) Bloomberg
5 2 (4.65%) Murex
5 2 (4.65%) Reuters
6 1 (2.33%) RedGate
6 1 (2.33%) Splunk
6 1 (2.33%) Syncfusion
6 1 (2.33%) Telerik
6 1 (2.33%) TIBCO