The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Designer role in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Designer
Rank 407 419 397
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Designer 13 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.053% 0.060% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.064% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 6
Average daily rate
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£280 £285 £478
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -40.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
.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 London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22591 23369 24032
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.24% 92.98% 93.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15618 16068 15796
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 438 616
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

.NET Designer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

.NET Designer Jobs Demand Trend in London

.NET Designer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

.NET Designer Daily Rate Trend in London

.NET Designer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

.NET Designer Hourly Rate Trend in London

.NET Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (72.00%) WCF
4 17 (68.00%) C#
5 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (48.00%) SQL
7 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (40.00%) LINQ
9 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (36.00%) DTS
9 9 (36.00%) Retail
10 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (32.00%) Data Transformation
11 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (28.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (28.00%) Mainframe
11 7 (28.00%) IBM
11 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
12 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
12 6 (24.00%) MVC
12 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
12 6 (24.00%) ReSharper
13 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
13 4 (16.00%) SOA
13 4 (16.00%) Web Services
13 4 (16.00%) XML
13 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
13 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (16.00%) WPF

.NET Designer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (52.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (36.00%) DTS
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (24.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (4.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) NUnit
General
1 9 (36.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
2 18 (72.00%) WCF
3 10 (40.00%) LINQ
4 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (16.00%) Web Services
5 4 (16.00%) XML
5 4 (16.00%) WPF
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) XML Messaging
7 2 (8.00%) CSS
7 2 (8.00%) WF
7 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (4.00%) jQuery
8 1 (4.00%) HTML5
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (4.00%) XMPP
8 1 (4.00%) Spring
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (28.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (28.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Data Transformation
2 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) SOA
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (8.00%) Workflow
5 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.00%) Web Development
6 1 (4.00%) TDD
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) IBM
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Lotus