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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 33 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 23 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.44% 4.06% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.02% 12.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 0
Median daily rate £405 £299 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.56% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.35 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.42% -2.77%
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
164 89 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 45.94% 32.84% 33.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 61 85
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £415 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £30.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 26 (92.86%) C#
3 25 (89.29%) Unit Testing
4 24 (85.71%) OOP
5 18 (64.29%) MVC
6 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
7 15 (53.57%) SQL
7 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (50.00%) OO
9 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
10 12 (42.86%) LDAP
10 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
10 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 11 (39.29%) Back Office
12 10 (35.71%) WinForms
12 10 (35.71%) LINQ
12 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
12 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
12 10 (35.71%) NHS
12 10 (35.71%) Windows
12 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
12 10 (35.71%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (35.71%) Oracle
12 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
12 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
12 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
13 9 (32.14%) Oracle9i Database
14 8 (28.57%) Scrum

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
1 1 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (35.71%) RDBMS
2 10 (35.71%) Relational Database
3 9 (32.14%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (35.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.57%) NUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (39.29%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (60.71%) .NET Developer
3 13 (46.43%) Software Developer
4 12 (42.86%) Senior Developer
5 11 (39.29%) Senior Software Developer
6 8 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (28.57%) C# Developer
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Developer
8 4 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (10.71%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (10.71%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
10 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 1 (3.57%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (3.57%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
1 28 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 17 (60.71%) ASP.NET
3 15 (53.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (35.71%) LINQ
4 10 (35.71%) WinForms
5 6 (21.43%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) WPF
7 2 (7.14%) Ajax
7 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.14%) AutoMapper
7 2 (7.14%) Castle Windsor
7 2 (7.14%) Code First Entity Framework
7 2 (7.14%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 2 (7.14%) REST
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) NHS
2 2 (7.14%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Unit Testing
2 24 (85.71%) OOP
3 18 (64.29%) MVC
4 14 (50.00%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (28.57%) Scrum
6 4 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) BDD
8 2 (7.14%) MVVM
8 2 (7.14%) UML
9 1 (3.57%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.57%) SOA
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C#
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 10 (35.71%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore