Period
to 19 September 2018

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 19 September 2018 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 218 206
Rank change year-on-year +3 -12 +41
Contract jobs citing WinForms 39 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.56% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 0.97% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 25
City of London median daily rate £450 £606 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.77% +34.72% -17.24%
10th Percentile £363 £414 £303
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £575 £400
% change year-on-year -21.74% +43.75% -24.71%
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 2,851 2,571 2,353
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.72% 37.85% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,358 2,098 1,999
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £379 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.42 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -43.95% +24.49%
10th Percentile £19.14 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £28.24 £56.12
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £43.57
% change year-on-year +48.84% -50.65% +24.49%

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 19 September 2018.

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

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 8 - -
WinForms
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing WinForms also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 36 (92.31%) Finance
2 32 (82.05%) C#
3 30 (76.92%) .NET
4 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (64.10%) SQL
6 20 (51.28%) MVC
6 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (43.59%) TDD
8 16 (41.03%) WCF
9 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 12 (30.77%) SpecFlow
11 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
12 11 (28.21%) WPF
13 10 (25.64%) Front Office
13 10 (25.64%) Scrum
14 9 (23.08%) Financial Institution
14 9 (23.08%) Selenium
14 9 (23.08%) JIRA
14 9 (23.08%) Microservices
14 9 (23.08%) SOLID
14 9 (23.08%) Gherkin
14 9 (23.08%) Release Management
14 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
14 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
15 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
15 8 (20.51%) Kanban

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 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (20.51%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) SpecFlow
2 9 (23.08%) JIRA
2 9 (23.08%) Selenium
2 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (20.51%) TeamCity
4 5 (12.82%) NUnit
5 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
6 3 (7.69%) Moq
6 3 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (92.31%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Front Office
3 9 (23.08%) Financial Institution
4 7 (17.95%) Banking
5 6 (15.38%) Investment Banking
6 3 (7.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (64.10%) C# Developer
3 19 (48.72%) .NET Developer
4 12 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (23.08%) Azure Developer
6 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Applications Developer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
8 3 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
9 2 (5.13%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Angular Developer
9 2 (5.13%) C# Application Developer
10 1 (2.56%) C# WPF Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
10 1 (2.56%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.56%) Gloss Developer
10 1 (2.56%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) .NET
2 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (41.03%) WCF
4 13 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 12 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (28.21%) WPF
7 9 (23.08%) Gherkin
8 8 (20.51%) Angular 2
8 8 (20.51%) Swagger
9 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
9 5 (12.82%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (12.82%) Web Services
10 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
10 4 (10.26%) RESTful
11 3 (7.69%) ActiveMQ
11 3 (7.69%) Dapper ORM
11 3 (7.69%) LINQ
11 3 (7.69%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Equities
1 7 (17.95%) Fixed Income
2 3 (7.69%) Derivative
2 3 (7.69%) Fintech
2 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) MVC
3 17 (43.59%) TDD
4 10 (25.64%) Scrum
5 9 (23.08%) Microservices
5 9 (23.08%) Release Management
5 9 (23.08%) SOLID
6 8 (20.51%) Kanban
6 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
7 7 (17.95%) Multithreading
8 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (10.26%) DevOps
9 4 (10.26%) OOP
10 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
10 3 (7.69%) BDD
10 3 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (7.69%) ETL
10 3 (7.69%) Functional Programming
10 3 (7.69%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) C#
2 25 (64.10%) SQL
3 11 (28.21%) VB.NET
4 6 (15.38%) Java
5 3 (7.69%) F#
5 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.69%) Scala
6 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
1 4 (10.26%) TIBCO
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Charles River
4 1 (2.56%) IBM
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy