Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 21 November 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)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 419 500 442
Rank change year-on-year +81 -58 0
Contract jobs citing WinForms 218 115 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 0.75% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 96 132
London median daily rate £550 £550 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.92% +9.00%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £313
90th Percentile £650 £675 £650
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +6.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +4.94% -7.43% +25.00%

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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15419 15021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.32% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13339 11542 11183
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 92
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

WinForms
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing WinForms as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for WinForms in London

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WinForms in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for WinForms in London

WinForms
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing WinForms in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for WinForms in London

WinForms
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing WinForms in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for WinForms in London

WinForms
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Central London +23 48 £550 +4.76% 12
South London -10 25 £370 +1.37% 1
West London -5 3 £300 -37.63%
East London -1 2 £563 +55.17%
WinForms
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 London region with a requirement for WinForms.

1 202 (92.66%) C#
2 140 (64.22%) .NET
3 139 (63.76%) SQL
4 107 (49.08%) SQL Server
5 101 (46.33%) Finance
6 90 (41.28%) WPF
7 69 (31.65%) Front Office
8 60 (27.52%) WCF
9 57 (26.15%) Banking
10 56 (25.69%) TDD
11 54 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
12 51 (23.39%) Windows
13 48 (22.02%) VB.NET
14 47 (21.56%) .NET Framework
15 46 (21.10%) Oracle
16 43 (19.72%) OO
17 40 (18.35%) ASP.NET
18 37 (16.97%) Electronic Trading
19 36 (16.51%) T-SQL
19 36 (16.51%) VB
20 34 (15.60%) MVC
21 33 (15.14%) Investment Banking
22 32 (14.68%) SDLC
23 31 (14.22%) Java
23 31 (14.22%) OOD
24 30 (13.76%) JavaScript
24 30 (13.76%) Multithreading
25 29 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
26 28 (12.84%) Microsoft
27 25 (11.47%) Equities

WinForms
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 3 (1.38%) IIS
2 2 (0.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.46%) GemFire
3 1 (0.46%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (9.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.75%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.46%) DNS
1 1 (0.46%) HTTP
1 1 (0.46%) Intranet
1 1 (0.46%) snoop
1 1 (0.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (49.08%) SQL Server
2 25 (11.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.55%) Oracle Database
4 16 (7.34%) Oracle Database 11g
5 12 (5.50%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.75%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (2.75%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (2.75%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (1.38%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.92%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.92%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.92%) Power BI
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.46%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 29 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.59%) TeamCity
3 7 (3.21%) NUnit
4 6 (2.75%) JUnit
4 6 (2.75%) Mockito
4 6 (2.75%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (2.75%) TestNG
4 6 (2.75%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.83%) JIRA
5 4 (1.83%) MSBuild
5 4 (1.83%) Selenium
5 4 (1.83%) SpecFlow
5 4 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (1.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.38%) ProC
7 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.92%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.92%) Moq
7 2 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 101 (46.33%) Finance
2 69 (31.65%) Front Office
3 57 (26.15%) Banking
4 33 (15.14%) Investment Banking
5 11 (5.05%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.67%) Back Office
7 2 (0.92%) Retail
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 192 (88.07%) Developer
2 152 (69.72%) C# Developer
3 92 (42.20%) .NET Developer
4 67 (30.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (27.06%) WinForms Developer
6 35 (16.06%) C# WPF Developer
6 35 (16.06%) WPF Developer
7 27 (12.39%) Senior Developer
8 18 (8.26%) Front Office Developer
9 17 (7.80%) Senior C# Developer
10 15 (6.88%) Oracle Developer
10 15 (6.88%) VB.NET Developer
11 14 (6.42%) SQL Developer
11 14 (6.42%) UI Developer
12 12 (5.50%) C# VB.NET Developer
12 12 (5.50%) Senior WinForms Developer
13 10 (4.59%) Agile C# Developer
13 10 (4.59%) Agile Developer
13 10 (4.59%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
13 10 (4.59%) Oracle Financials Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (64.22%) .NET
2 90 (41.28%) WPF
3 60 (27.52%) WCF
4 47 (21.56%) .NET Framework
5 40 (18.35%) ASP.NET
6 19 (8.72%) Web Services
7 18 (8.26%) AngularJS
8 17 (7.80%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (7.34%) HTML
10 13 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (5.96%) Entity Framework
11 12 (5.50%) CSS
11 12 (5.50%) HTML5
11 12 (5.50%) LINQ
12 10 (4.59%) jQuery
13 7 (3.21%) Ajax
13 7 (3.21%) TIBCO EMS
14 6 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
14 6 (2.75%) Guice
14 6 (2.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (11.47%) Equities
2 24 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (10.09%) Computer Science
4 20 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 19 (8.72%) Fixed Income
6 18 (8.26%) Derivative
7 16 (7.34%) N-Tier
8 15 (6.88%) Client/Server
8 15 (6.88%) Hedge funds
9 14 (6.42%) Algorithms
9 14 (6.42%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (3.21%) Equity Derivative
11 6 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (2.29%) Reinsurance
13 3 (1.38%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (1.38%) Exotic Derivative
13 3 (1.38%) User Experience
14 2 (0.92%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 2 (0.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 51 (23.39%) Windows
2 7 (3.21%) Linux
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.46%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.69%) TDD
2 54 (24.77%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (19.72%) OO
4 37 (16.97%) Electronic Trading
5 34 (15.60%) MVC
6 32 (14.68%) SDLC
7 31 (14.22%) OOD
8 30 (13.76%) Multithreading
9 24 (11.01%) OOP
10 20 (9.17%) Low Latency
10 20 (9.17%) Test Automation
11 19 (8.72%) Risk Management
12 18 (8.26%) SOA
13 16 (7.34%) Mathematics
13 16 (7.34%) Scrum
14 14 (6.42%) Algorithmic Trading
14 14 (6.42%) Dependency Injection
14 14 (6.42%) Migration
14 14 (6.42%) Multithreaded Programming
14 14 (6.42%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 202 (92.66%) C#
2 139 (63.76%) SQL
3 48 (22.02%) VB.NET
4 36 (16.51%) T-SQL
4 36 (16.51%) VB
5 31 (14.22%) Java
6 30 (13.76%) JavaScript
7 25 (11.47%) VBA
8 17 (7.80%) VB6
9 16 (7.34%) PL/SQL
10 9 (4.13%) C++
11 8 (3.67%) TypeScript
12 7 (3.21%) Python
13 5 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.92%) U-SQL
15 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.46%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (9.63%) Degree
2 6 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.46%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.05%) MiFID
2 9 (4.13%) EMIR
3 6 (2.75%) GAAP
4 5 (2.29%) QA
5 1 (0.46%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.92%) Control-M
1 2 (0.92%) Nagios
1 2 (0.92%) Opsview
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (21.10%) Oracle
2 28 (12.84%) Microsoft
3 25 (11.47%) Sybase
4 15 (6.88%) TIBCO
5 12 (5.50%) DevExpress
6 11 (5.05%) Infragistics
7 7 (3.21%) Syncfusion
8 6 (2.75%) ION Trading
9 4 (1.83%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.83%) Reuters
10 3 (1.38%) Murex
11 2 (0.92%) Apigee
11 2 (0.92%) IBM
11 2 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.92%) Solace
11 2 (0.92%) Splunk
12 1 (0.46%) Charles River
12 1 (0.46%) ILOG
12 1 (0.46%) RedGate
12 1 (0.46%) Telerik