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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Designer
Rank 588 561 581
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Designer 18 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.037% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 4
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£275 £285 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -38.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £345 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 - £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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 14 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 29 August 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 -18 18 £275 -3.50% 2
London +18 16 £275 -3.50% 1
South East -17 1 - - 1
East of England -25 1 £250 -
Egham - - - - 1
Nottingham - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
York - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -

.NET Designer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
4 18 (64.29%) WCF
5 17 (60.71%) C#
6 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (39.29%) SQL
8 9 (32.14%) LINQ
8 9 (32.14%) Retail
9 8 (28.57%) VB.NET
9 8 (28.57%) DTS
9 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (25.00%) Data Transformation
10 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 7 (25.00%) IBM
10 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
10 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 7 (25.00%) Web Services
10 7 (25.00%) MVC
10 7 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 6 (21.43%) ReSharper
12 5 (17.86%) WPF
12 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
13 4 (14.29%) SOA
13 4 (14.29%) XML
13 4 (14.29%) HTML
13 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Designer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 13 (46.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (28.57%) DTS
4 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (21.43%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (32.14%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (67.86%) ASP.NET
3 18 (64.29%) WCF
4 9 (32.14%) LINQ
5 7 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (17.86%) WPF
7 4 (14.29%) HTML
7 4 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) XML Messaging
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (7.14%) WF
9 2 (7.14%) CSS
9 2 (7.14%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.57%) Spring
10 1 (3.57%) XMPP
10 1 (3.57%) .NET Remoting
10 1 (3.57%) HTML5
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
2 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) MVC
1 7 (25.00%) Data Transformation
2 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.29%) SOA
3 3 (10.71%) Web Development
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
4 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) Migration
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.57%) OOP
5 1 (3.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) VB.NET
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) VB6
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Lotus
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