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 23 January 2015 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Designer
Rank 573 547 532
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Designer 5 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.021% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.022% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
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£325 £338 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £200 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
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
46883 45043 41451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.47% 92.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 29475 26911 23492
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1817 2004 2424
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%

.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 23 January 2015. 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 -28 5 £325 -7.14% 1
South East -23 3 £310 -11.42%
South West - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Swindon - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1

.NET Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Retail
6 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Data Transformation
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (30.77%) LINQ
7 4 (30.77%) DTS
7 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) Java
8 3 (23.08%) SOA
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) WPF
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
9 2 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (15.38%) jQuery
9 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
9 2 (15.38%) IBM
9 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio

.NET Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (30.77%) DTS
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (15.38%) ReSharper
2 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) ASP.NET
3 9 (69.23%) WCF
4 6 (46.15%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (30.77%) LINQ
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) WPF
7 2 (15.38%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) CSS
8 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
8 1 (7.69%) Spring
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5
8 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.69%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Data Transformation
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) RAD
4 1 (7.69%) RUP
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Management
4 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) VB.NET
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (7.69%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle