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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Designer
Rank 590 568 547
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -21
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Designer 5 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.027% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.029% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 9
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £480
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -32.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £200 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £430 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £310 £465
% change year-on-year
-12.90% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50642 47729 46134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.79% 92.49% 92.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 32228 28770 26034
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2044 2098 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.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 9 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 19 December 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 -40 3 £325 -3.70%
South East -21 1 £310 -11.42%
South West - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Swindon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

.NET Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (89.47%) C#
2 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (78.95%) WCF
4 11 (57.89%) SQL
5 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (47.37%) LINQ
6 9 (47.37%) VB.NET
6 9 (47.37%) DTS
7 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (42.11%) Data Transformation
8 7 (36.84%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (36.84%) Retail
8 7 (36.84%) IBM
8 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
9 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (31.58%) WPF
9 6 (31.58%) ReSharper
9 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
10 5 (26.32%) Web Services
11 4 (21.05%) HTML
11 4 (21.05%) Java
11 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (10.53%) jQuery

.NET Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (47.37%) DTS
4 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (31.58%) ReSharper
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (36.84%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (78.95%) ASP.NET
2 15 (78.95%) WCF
3 9 (47.37%) LINQ
4 6 (31.58%) WPF
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) Web Services
6 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 2 (10.53%) jQuery
8 1 (5.26%) CSS
8 1 (5.26%) Spring MVC
8 1 (5.26%) Spring
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (5.26%) HTML5
8 1 (5.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (5.26%) CSS3
8 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (36.84%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (36.84%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Data Transformation
2 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.53%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) SOA
3 1 (5.26%) RAD
3 1 (5.26%) RUP
3 1 (5.26%) TDD
3 1 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (5.26%) Web Development
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) VB.NET
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
5 4 (21.05%) Java
6 1 (5.26%) C++
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle