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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Designer
Rank 607 590 565
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Designer 12 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.022% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.023% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
Average daily rate £500 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £328 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £525 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £369
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Designer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

.NET Designer Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 12 £500 +11.11% 1
London -6 6 £500 +11.11%
City of London - 6 £500 -
South East +1 2 £350 +12.90%
East of England - 2 £515 -
Berkshire +3 1 £350 +12.90%
East Midlands -8 1 £450 -2.70% 1
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £450 -2.70% 1
Nottingham -12 1 £450 -2.70% 1
Swindon - 1 £315 -
Luton - 1 - -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
South West - 1 £315 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £315 -
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £515 -

.NET Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (80.00%) C#
3 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (65.00%) HTML
5 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (55.00%) WCF
6 11 (55.00%) WPF
6 11 (55.00%) SQL
6 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
6 11 (55.00%) MVVM
7 10 (50.00%) jQuery
8 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
8 9 (45.00%) BDD
8 9 (45.00%) User Experience
8 9 (45.00%) CSS
8 9 (45.00%) MVC
8 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (45.00%) TDD
8 9 (45.00%) NUnit
9 8 (40.00%) Pair Programming
9 8 (40.00%) LINQ
9 8 (40.00%) Selenium
9 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
9 8 (40.00%) NCrunch
9 8 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (40.00%) NSubstitute
9 8 (40.00%) SOLID
9 8 (40.00%) CSS3
9 8 (40.00%) Jasmine

.NET Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.00%) Confluence
1 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (45.00%) NUnit
2 8 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 8 (40.00%) NCrunch
2 8 (40.00%) NSubstitute
2 8 (40.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
4 1 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 13 (65.00%) HTML
4 11 (55.00%) WCF
4 11 (55.00%) WPF
5 10 (50.00%) jQuery
6 9 (45.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (45.00%) CSS
7 8 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (40.00%) Caliburn.Micro
7 8 (40.00%) CSS3
7 8 (40.00%) Entity Framework
7 8 (40.00%) HTML5
7 8 (40.00%) Kendo UI
7 8 (40.00%) LINQ
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.00%) Middleware
8 2 (10.00%) REST
8 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) User Experience
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) MVVM
3 9 (45.00%) BDD
3 9 (45.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) TDD
4 8 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 8 (40.00%) Pair Programming
4 8 (40.00%) SOLID
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Data Management
6 2 (10.00%) Microservices
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
7 1 (5.00%) Data Transformation
7 1 (5.00%) Low Latency
7 1 (5.00%) Reverse Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (40.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (10.00%) Red Hat