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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 84 77 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 6 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.55% 0.50% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 1.69% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Median daily rate - £385 £491
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
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
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
301 295 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.59% 29.44% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 199 91
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 1
Median hourly rate £22.54 £16.16 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.48% -60.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 4 - -
Warrington -15 1 - - 3
Congleton - 1 - -
Entity Framework
North West

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 18 (94.74%) MVC
3 16 (84.21%) T-SQL
3 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET Web API
4 15 (78.95%) jQuery
5 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
6 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (52.63%) Web Development
8 10 (52.63%) SQL
8 10 (52.63%) Web Services
9 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (42.11%) TDD
11 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
12 6 (31.58%) HTML
12 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
12 6 (31.58%) CSS
12 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (26.32%) Translating Business Requirements
13 5 (26.32%) VB
13 5 (26.32%) XML
13 5 (26.32%) Windows
13 5 (26.32%) WCF
13 5 (26.32%) WPF
14 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
14 4 (21.05%) RESTful
14 4 (21.05%) HTML5

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) SQL Server
2 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) Moq
4 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (73.68%) C# Developer
3 12 (63.16%) .NET Developer
4 9 (47.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (21.05%) Applications Developer
6 4 (21.05%) SQL Developer
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (15.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Mobile Developer
8 2 (10.53%) .NET Applications Developer
8 2 (10.53%) C# Application Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Senior Applications Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Technical Developer
8 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
8 2 (10.53%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
1 19 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (84.21%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (78.95%) jQuery
4 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (52.63%) Web Services
7 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (31.58%) CSS
7 6 (31.58%) HTML
8 5 (26.32%) WCF
8 5 (26.32%) WPF
8 5 (26.32%) XML
9 4 (21.05%) CSS3
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5
9 4 (21.05%) RESTful
10 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
11 1 (5.26%) Kendo UI
11 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 4 (21.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) MVC
2 10 (52.63%) Web Development
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (84.21%) T-SQL
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 7 (36.84%) JavaScript
5 5 (26.32%) VB
6 4 (21.05%) VB.NET
6 4 (21.05%) XAML
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) DevExpress
1 3 (15.79%) Telerik
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) SAP