The table below looks at the statistics for ADO.NET Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO.NET Entity Framework over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 39 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework 4 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.27% 0.43% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 2.33% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year
- -3.97%
ADO.NET Entity Framework
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
97 43 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.89% 18.45% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 30 26
Average daily rate £450 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +29.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £190.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.15% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ADO.NET Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework across the Cardiff region.

ADO.NET Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ADO.NET Entity Framework also 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 that cited ADO.NET Entity Framework.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
3 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 3 (42.86%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) CRM
5 3 (42.86%) TDD
6 2 (28.57%) NUnit
6 2 (28.57%) Ajax
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (28.57%) Scrum
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (28.57%) REST
6 2 (28.57%) CSS3
6 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing ADO.NET Entity Framework also 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 that cited ADO.NET Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (14.29%) OLTP
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Visual Studio
2 2 (28.57%) NUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) CRM Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) .NET Framework
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) Ajax
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft