Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 210 210
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +22
Contract jobs citing WinForms 26 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.36% 0.67% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.92% 1.76% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 43 24
City of London median daily rate £575 £600 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +26.32% -13.64%
10th Percentile £425 £336 £308
90th Percentile £675 £650 £800
Central London median daily rate £500 £563 £525
% change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14% -2.33%
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 2,821 2,722 2,328
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 39.52% 37.87% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,351 2,299 1,968
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% -
10th Percentile £406 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £25.79 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -26.32% -9.68%
10th Percentile £14.90 £19.33 £19.00
90th Percentile £84.50 £41.25 £56.31
Central London median hourly rate £27.00 £21.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +25.58% -38.57% -9.68%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (73.08%) C#
4 18 (69.23%) SQL
5 13 (50.00%) WCF
6 12 (46.15%) MVC
6 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 11 (42.31%) WPF
8 10 (38.46%) Scrum
9 9 (34.62%) Kanban
9 9 (34.62%) TDD
9 9 (34.62%) TeamCity
10 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
10 8 (30.77%) Swagger
10 8 (30.77%) GitHub
10 8 (30.77%) Angular 2
10 8 (30.77%) Banking
10 8 (30.77%) JIRA
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
12 5 (19.23%) OOP
12 5 (19.23%) Fixed Income
12 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
12 5 (19.23%) Release Management
12 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
13 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
13 4 (15.38%) Selenium
13 4 (15.38%) Equities

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:

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) GitHub
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.85%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (34.62%) TeamCity
2 8 (30.77%) JIRA
3 7 (26.92%) SpecFlow
4 4 (15.38%) Selenium
4 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (11.54%) Moq
5 3 (11.54%) NUnit
5 3 (11.54%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (84.62%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Investment Banking
4 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
4 4 (15.38%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (53.85%) C# Developer
3 12 (46.15%) .NET Developer
4 7 (26.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Azure Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Applications Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Senior C# Developer
6 3 (11.54%) WPF Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Angular Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
8 1 (3.85%) C# GUI Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Gloss Developer
8 1 (3.85%) GUI Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) WCF
3 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 11 (42.31%) WPF
5 8 (30.77%) Angular 2
5 8 (30.77%) Swagger
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (15.38%) Gherkin
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 3 (11.54%) ActiveMQ
7 3 (11.54%) Entity Framework
7 3 (11.54%) MSMQ
7 3 (11.54%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (7.69%) LINQ
9 1 (3.85%) Reactive Extensions
9 1 (3.85%) Web Services
9 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Fixed Income
2 4 (15.38%) Equities
2 4 (15.38%) Fintech
3 3 (11.54%) Derivative
3 3 (11.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) MVC
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Kanban
4 9 (34.62%) TDD
5 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
6 5 (19.23%) Multithreading
6 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 5 (19.23%) Release Management
7 4 (15.38%) Microservices
7 4 (15.38%) SOLID
7 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (11.54%) Low Latency
9 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
9 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (73.08%) C#
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
3 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (7.69%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) C
5 1 (3.85%) Go
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) TIBCO
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Remedy