The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 43 50 29
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 8 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.91% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.99% 2.50% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£380 £285 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +3.63%
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 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
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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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
89 80 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.24% 18.96% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 56 34
Average daily rate £363 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Average hourly rate £46.05 £21.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+119.26% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Ajax
6 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 4 (44.44%) WCF
6 4 (44.44%) LINQ
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
7 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
7 3 (33.33%) IBM
7 3 (33.33%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (11.11%) CRM
8 1 (11.11%) ERP
8 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
8 1 (11.11%) CSS
8 1 (11.11%) HTML
8 1 (11.11%) Migration
8 1 (11.11%) Scrum
8 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Developer
4 1 (11.11%) CRM Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (77.78%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) LINQ
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Blackpool, Lancashire
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