The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 62 66 70
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.07% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 0.98% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 2
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+36.65% -3.44%
Entity Framework
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
245 205 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 26.12% 26.69% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 143 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £439 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Average hourly rate £17.64 £19.45 £40.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% -52.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the Cheshire region.

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Warrington - 7 £325 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 £290 -
Entity Framework
North West

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 16 (100.00%) C#
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 12 (75.00%) jQuery
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (68.75%) SQL
5 10 (62.50%) Web Services
6 8 (50.00%) TDD
7 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
8 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 5 (31.25%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (31.25%) RESTful
8 5 (31.25%) Web Development
9 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (25.00%) HTML
10 3 (18.75%) XML
10 3 (18.75%) CSS
10 3 (18.75%) Telerik
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) DevExpress
10 3 (18.75%) WCF

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (68.75%) C# Developer
4 7 (43.75%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (18.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (12.50%) Angular Developer
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
8 1 (6.25%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 14 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (75.00%) jQuery
4 11 (68.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (62.50%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (31.25%) RESTful
7 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
8 3 (18.75%) CSS
8 3 (18.75%) WCF
8 3 (18.75%) XML
9 2 (12.50%) Ajax
9 2 (12.50%) JSON
10 1 (6.25%) HTML5
10 1 (6.25%) Kendo UI
10 1 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) Translating Business Requirements
3 5 (31.25%) Web Development
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 11 (68.75%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) DevExpress
1 3 (18.75%) Telerik