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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.17% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£299 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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
87 123 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 32.95% 33.42% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 84 8
Average daily rate £350 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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 28 April 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) WCF
4 10 (66.67%) LINQ
4 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) C#
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (60.00%) Windows
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle
6 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
7 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
7 7 (46.67%) OOP
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
8 6 (40.00%) WinForms
8 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
9 5 (33.33%) NHS
9 5 (33.33%) MVC
9 5 (33.33%) HTML
9 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
9 5 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (6.67%) MS Access
5 1 (6.67%) OLTP
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (20.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (6.67%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Software Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (26.67%) CRM Developer
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
1 14 (93.33%) .NET Framework
2 12 (80.00%) WCF
3 10 (66.67%) LINQ
4 6 (40.00%) WinForms
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) CSS
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (20.00%) WPF
8 1 (6.67%) Ajax
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (6.67%) HTML5
8 1 (6.67%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (6.67%) REST
8 1 (6.67%) CSS3
8 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) OOP
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) CRM
5 3 (20.00%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) MVVM
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.67%) Migration
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) C#
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) PL/SQL
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle