The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Entity Framework over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 37 41 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 19 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.49% 1.60% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.57% 5.10% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
Average daily rate £425 £550 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +69.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £36.25
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
140 98 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 33.10% 31.31% 19.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 74 32
Average daily rate £363 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £190.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -88.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing 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 Entity Framework.

1 35 (100.00%) .NET
1 35 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 33 (94.29%) MVC
3 32 (91.43%) ASP.NET
4 29 (82.86%) C#
5 26 (74.29%) Unit Testing
5 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (71.43%) OO
7 23 (65.71%) OOP
8 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
8 20 (57.14%) Scrum
8 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (51.43%) Team Foundation Server
10 17 (48.57%) jQuery
11 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
12 14 (40.00%) SQL
13 13 (37.14%) NHS
14 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
14 12 (34.29%) LDAP
14 12 (34.29%) HTML
14 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
14 12 (34.29%) CSS
14 12 (34.29%) TDD
15 11 (31.43%) Back Office
15 11 (31.43%) UML
16 10 (28.57%) IIS
16 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (25.71%) Web Services
17 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
17 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing 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 Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (34.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (45.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.86%) MS Access
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.57%) CruiseControl
3 3 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) TeamCity
4 2 (5.71%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) NUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (2.86%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (31.43%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (100.00%) Developer
2 29 (82.86%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (25.71%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.71%) Senior Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Senior Software Developer
5 8 (22.86%) Software Developer
6 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
9 3 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (8.57%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (8.57%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 2 (5.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (100.00%) .NET
1 35 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 32 (91.43%) ASP.NET
3 26 (74.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (48.57%) jQuery
5 12 (34.29%) CSS
5 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 9 (25.71%) Ajax
6 9 (25.71%) Web Services
7 8 (22.86%) XForms
7 8 (22.86%) XML
7 8 (22.86%) XSLT
8 7 (20.00%) SOAP
9 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (14.29%) LINQ
10 5 (14.29%) REST
10 5 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
11 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 3 (8.57%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) NHS
2 2 (5.71%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
2 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) MVC
2 26 (74.29%) Unit Testing
3 25 (71.43%) OO
4 23 (65.71%) OOP
5 20 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (57.14%) Scrum
6 12 (34.29%) TDD
7 11 (31.43%) UML
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.71%) Data Modelling
9 9 (25.71%) Software Engineering
10 8 (22.86%) SDLC
11 7 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 5 (14.29%) BDD
13 4 (11.43%) Domain-Driven Design
14 3 (8.57%) Server Building
14 3 (8.57%) Software Architecture
15 2 (5.71%) MVVM
16 1 (2.86%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 29 (82.86%) C#
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) XPath
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Oracle
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