Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 220 204
Rank change year-on-year -1 -16 +29
Contract jobs citing WinForms 33 19 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.24% 0.83% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 16 23
City of London median daily rate £425 £469 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.33% +7.14% -20.45%
10th Percentile £313 £315 £305
90th Percentile £613 £685 £635
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £340
% change year-on-year -10.53% +39.71% -33.66%
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 2,656 2,295 2,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.54% 36.96% 34.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,184 1,885 1,886
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £339 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £513 £490 £463
% change year-on-year +4.59% +5.95% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 5
City of London median hourly rate £21.75 £24.86 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.51% -42.94% +68.88%
10th Percentile £21.00 £20.75 £17.09
90th Percentile £55.38 £31.85 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £22.00 £24.86 £43.57
% change year-on-year -11.50% -42.94% +59.19%

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 17 June 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

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 32 (96.97%) C#
2 30 (90.91%) Finance
3 28 (84.85%) .NET
4 21 (63.64%) SQL
5 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
6 16 (48.48%) VB.NET
7 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (33.33%) Oracle
7 11 (33.33%) Front Office
7 11 (33.33%) MVC
7 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (33.33%) TDD
7 11 (33.33%) WPF
8 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
8 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
9 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio Team System
10 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (24.24%) Banking
10 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
11 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
11 7 (21.21%) VBA
11 7 (21.21%) VB
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
12 6 (18.18%) Microservices
12 6 (18.18%) SOLID
12 6 (18.18%) Git (software)

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 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database
2 7 (21.21%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio Team System
2 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.18%) Selenium
2 6 (18.18%) SpecFlow
3 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.06%) NUnit
4 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
General
1 30 (90.91%) Finance
2 11 (33.33%) Front Office
3 8 (24.24%) Banking
3 8 (24.24%) Investment Banking
4 6 (18.18%) Financial Institution
5 2 (6.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 25 (75.76%) C# Developer
3 19 (57.58%) .NET Developer
4 14 (42.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (24.24%) WinForms Developer
6 6 (18.18%) Azure Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Applications Developer
8 3 (9.09%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.06%) .NET Applications Developer
9 2 (6.06%) C# Application Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) C# WPF Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Desktop Support
10 1 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
10 1 (3.03%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (84.85%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (33.33%) WPF
3 10 (30.30%) .NET Framework
3 10 (30.30%) ASP.NET
4 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (18.18%) Gherkin
6 5 (15.15%) RESTful
6 5 (15.15%) WCF
6 5 (15.15%) Web Services
7 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (9.09%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.09%) LINQ
8 3 (9.09%) NHibernate
9 2 (6.06%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (6.06%) Rendezvous
10 1 (3.03%) Apache Camel
10 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Derivative
2 3 (9.09%) Equities
2 3 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
3 2 (6.06%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (33.33%) MVC
1 11 (33.33%) TDD
2 7 (21.21%) Mathematics
3 6 (18.18%) Microservices
3 6 (18.18%) Release Management
3 6 (18.18%) SOLID
4 4 (12.12%) DevOps
4 4 (12.12%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) Functional Programming
5 3 (9.09%) RAD
5 3 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.03%) Algorithmic Trading
7 1 (3.03%) Asynchronous Programming
7 1 (3.03%) Investment Management
7 1 (3.03%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 32 (96.97%) C#
2 21 (63.64%) SQL
3 16 (48.48%) VB.NET
4 7 (21.21%) VB
4 7 (21.21%) VBA
5 5 (15.15%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) PL/SQL
6 3 (9.09%) F#
6 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) Scala
7 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (3.03%) GridGain
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Charles River
4 1 (3.03%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Murex
4 1 (3.03%) OpenLink
4 1 (3.03%) SunGard
4 1 (3.03%) TIBCO