The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Designer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Designer
Rank 589 572 582
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Designer 15 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.028% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.031% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 9
Average daily rate
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£278 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £257 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £361 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52574 48917 53715
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.59% 92.65% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32287 29427 30052
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2054 2082 2685
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
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

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

.NET Designer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Designer
Daily Rate Trend

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

.NET Designer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Designer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

.NET Designer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Designer
Top 10 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
England -24 14 £280 -6.66%
South East -12 1 - -
Egham - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
York - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

.NET Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
3 19 (70.37%) WCF
4 18 (66.67%) C#
5 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (44.44%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (37.04%) Retail
8 10 (37.04%) LINQ
9 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
9 9 (33.33%) DTS
10 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (29.63%) Data Transformation
11 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 7 (25.93%) Mainframe
11 7 (25.93%) IBM
11 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
11 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
11 7 (25.93%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (22.22%) ReSharper
12 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
12 6 (22.22%) MVC
12 6 (22.22%) Web Services
13 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
13 5 (18.52%) WPF
13 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing

.NET Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (33.33%) DTS
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (22.22%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.70%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.70%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (37.04%) Retail
2 3 (11.11%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
2 19 (70.37%) WCF
3 10 (37.04%) LINQ
4 7 (25.93%) .NET Framework
5 6 (22.22%) Web Services
6 5 (18.52%) WPF
7 4 (14.81%) XML
8 3 (11.11%) XML Messaging
8 3 (11.11%) HTML
9 2 (7.41%) WF
9 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (3.70%) jQuery
10 1 (3.70%) CSS
10 1 (3.70%) Spring
10 1 (3.70%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.93%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (25.93%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Data Transformation
2 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) SOA
4 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) OOP
7 1 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (3.70%) TDD
7 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Java
6 1 (3.70%) C++
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Vendors
1 7 (25.93%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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