Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 205 200
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +39
Contract jobs citing WinForms 48 26 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.68% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.79% 1.17% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 26
City of London median daily rate £500 £390 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.21% -22.77% -8.18%
10th Percentile £334 £328 £306
90th Percentile £650 £800 £625
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £505
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.89% -8.18%
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 2,676 2,231 2,157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 37.96% 36.39% 31.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,282 1,888 1,805
City of London median daily rate £513 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +2.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 9
City of London median hourly rate £21.50 £54.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.37% +44.65% +30.73%
10th Percentile £21.25 £51.62 £19.95
90th Percentile £67.50 £56.87 £60.00
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £54.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -60.37% +44.65% +25.00%

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 February 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 24 February 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 46 (95.83%) .NET
2 45 (93.75%) C#
3 43 (89.58%) SQL
4 37 (77.08%) SQL Server
5 29 (60.42%) Finance
6 22 (45.83%) WPF
7 21 (43.75%) WCF
7 21 (43.75%) Front Office
8 20 (41.67%) TDD
8 20 (41.67%) VB.NET
9 19 (39.58%) .NET Framework
10 15 (31.25%) VBA
10 15 (31.25%) Oracle
10 15 (31.25%) OOP
10 15 (31.25%) OO
10 15 (31.25%) OOD
10 15 (31.25%) Degree
10 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
10 15 (31.25%) Data Structures
10 15 (31.25%) Algorithms
11 14 (29.17%) Banking
12 13 (27.08%) Investment Banking
12 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Excel
12 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
12 13 (27.08%) VB
12 13 (27.08%) Oracle Database
12 13 (27.08%) Hedge funds
12 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
12 13 (27.08%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (27.08%) Multithreading

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 (4.17%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) GemFire
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (77.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle Database
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (27.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (10.42%) Selenium
2 5 (10.42%) SpecFlow
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.17%) Bitbucket
4 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) LINQPad
4 2 (4.17%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (60.42%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Front Office
3 14 (29.17%) Banking
4 13 (27.08%) Investment Banking
5 5 (10.42%) Financial Institution
6 2 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 45 (93.75%) Developer
2 44 (91.67%) C# Developer
3 26 (54.17%) .NET Developer
3 26 (54.17%) C# .NET Developer
4 14 (29.17%) WinForms Developer
5 9 (18.75%) C# WPF Developer
5 9 (18.75%) WPF Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Developer
6 4 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 4 (8.33%) WCF Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# GUI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ Developer
7 3 (6.25%) C++ GUI Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (95.83%) .NET
2 22 (45.83%) WPF
3 21 (43.75%) WCF
4 19 (39.58%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
6 5 (10.42%) Gherkin
7 3 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 3 (6.25%) Web Services
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
8 2 (4.17%) JSON
8 2 (4.17%) LINQ
8 2 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (4.17%) REST
9 1 (2.08%) Rendezvous
9 1 (2.08%) RESTful
9 1 (2.08%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Algorithms
1 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
1 15 (31.25%) Data Structures
2 13 (27.08%) Hedge funds
3 8 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (10.42%) Derivative
5 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (4.17%) Equities
6 2 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 2 (4.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 2 (4.17%) Swaptions
7 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.08%) Fintech
7 1 (2.08%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) TDD
2 15 (31.25%) OO
2 15 (31.25%) OOD
2 15 (31.25%) OOP
3 13 (27.08%) Mathematics
3 13 (27.08%) Multithreading
4 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (16.67%) MVC
6 6 (12.50%) Pair Programming
7 5 (10.42%) Microservices
7 5 (10.42%) Release Management
8 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
9 3 (6.25%) BDD
10 2 (4.17%) Complexity Analysis
10 2 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (4.17%) Market Surveillance
10 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (4.17%) Software Delivery
10 2 (4.17%) SOLID
10 2 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (93.75%) C#
2 43 (89.58%) SQL
3 20 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 15 (31.25%) VBA
5 13 (27.08%) T-SQL
5 13 (27.08%) VB
6 6 (12.50%) C++
7 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) EMIR
1 2 (4.17%) MiFID
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
1 1 (2.08%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Infragistics
2 6 (12.50%) Sybase
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.17%) DevExpress
4 2 (4.17%) RedGate
4 2 (4.17%) Syncfusion
4 2 (4.17%) Telerik
5 1 (2.08%) Murex
5 1 (2.08%) OpenLink
5 1 (2.08%) Solace
5 1 (2.08%) SunGard
5 1 (2.08%) TIBCO