The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Designer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Designer
Rank 594 557 547
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Designer 6 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.029% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.031% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 15
Average daily rate
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£280 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £258 £385
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £395 £492
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
.NET Designer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48142 44567 47795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.64% 92.85% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30504 27547 27530
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1966 1930 2372
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

.NET Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Designer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Designer Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET Designer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Designer across the England region.

.NET Designer Daily Rate Trend in England

.NET Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Designer across the England region.

.NET Designer Hourly Rate Trend in England

.NET Designer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Designer within the England region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
.NET Designer
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.NET Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited .NET Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Designer in their job title.

1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
3 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
4 18 (78.26%) WCF
5 17 (73.91%) C#
6 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (47.83%) SQL
8 10 (43.48%) Retail
8 10 (43.48%) LINQ
9 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
9 9 (39.13%) DTS
10 8 (34.78%) Data Transformation
10 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (30.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
11 7 (30.43%) IBM
11 7 (30.43%) Mainframe
11 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
12 6 (26.09%) MVC
12 6 (26.09%) ReSharper
13 5 (21.74%) WPF
13 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
13 5 (21.74%) Web Services
14 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
14 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
15 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services

.NET Designer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited .NET Designer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Designer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 14 (60.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (39.13%) DTS
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (30.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (26.09%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) ASP.NET
3 18 (78.26%) WCF
4 10 (43.48%) LINQ
5 7 (30.43%) .NET Framework
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
6 5 (21.74%) WPF
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (4.35%) jQuery
9 1 (4.35%) CSS
9 1 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (4.35%) Spring
9 1 (4.35%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (30.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (30.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Data Transformation
2 6 (26.09%) MVC
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Web Development
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) OOP
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) VB.NET
4 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) VB
6 1 (4.35%) VB6
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft