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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank - 40 54
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.82% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 9.76% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £325 £258
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.35 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +21.42%
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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
82 82 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 20.15% 18.64% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 61 68
Median daily rate £355 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £556 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Median hourly rate £42.25 £45.80 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.74% +118.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire 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 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
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSD
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
1 6 (100.00%) WinForms
1 6 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) SOLID
2 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Project Planning
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Rational Robot
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) VB
5 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (33.33%) Military
5 2 (33.33%) Avionics
6 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) VB6

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (66.67%) Rational Robot
3 3 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Avionics
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 2 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ClearCase Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior WPF Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms Developer
3 1 (16.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) WinForms
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) XML
1 6 (100.00%) XSD
1 6 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Project Planning
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
1 5 (83.33%) SOLID
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle