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 3 months to 24 June 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 149 181
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32  
Contract jobs citing WinForms 12 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.37% 0.47% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.97% 1.36% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 25
Median daily rate £525 £365 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.83% -27.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £305 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +15.38% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +3.12% -15.78%  

WinForms is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1235 1179 1724
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.81% 34.85% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1006 1014 1396
Median daily rate £500 £450 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £20.00 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing WinForms as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 June 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 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) .NET
3 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) Finance
4 13 (72.22%) SQL
5 8 (44.44%) WCF
5 8 (44.44%) TDD
6 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
7 6 (33.33%) Front Office
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
8 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (27.78%) Banking
8 5 (27.78%) Scrum
8 5 (27.78%) WPF
8 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
9 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Moq
9 4 (22.22%) jQuery
9 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
9 4 (22.22%) NHibernate
9 4 (22.22%) Windows
9 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
9 4 (22.22%) CSS
10 3 (16.67%) VB
10 3 (16.67%) VB.NET

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 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Moq
2 3 (16.67%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
3 1 (5.56%) gulp
3 1 (5.56%) jspm
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Maven
3 1 (5.56%) MSTest
3 1 (5.56%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (72.22%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Front Office
3 5 (27.78%) Banking
4 4 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (88.89%) Developer
2 14 (77.78%) .NET Developer
2 14 (77.78%) C# Developer
3 12 (66.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (38.89%) SQL Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# WPF Developer
5 5 (27.78%) WinForms Developer
5 5 (27.78%) WPF Developer
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (16.67%) Agile Developer
7 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (11.11%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (11.11%) UI Developer
9 1 (5.56%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (5.56%) Java Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 8 (44.44%) WCF
3 7 (38.89%) .NET Framework
4 5 (27.78%) WPF
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (22.22%) CSS
5 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
5 4 (22.22%) jQuery
5 4 (22.22%) NHibernate
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (16.67%) Ninject
7 2 (11.11%) HTML
8 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.56%) HTML5
8 1 (5.56%) REST
8 1 (5.56%) Sass
8 1 (5.56%) SignalR
8 1 (5.56%) SOAP
8 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Structures
1 4 (22.22%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 3 (16.67%) Hedge funds
3 2 (11.11%) Equities
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Fintech
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Kanban
4 3 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) OOD
4 3 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) ERD
6 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) SOLID
6 1 (5.56%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) SQL
3 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 3 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
1 1 (5.56%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Infragistics
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Splunk
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase