The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 74 71 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 22 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.48% 1.75% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 5.14% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 3
Average daily rate £375 £325 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +15.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £350 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £36.25
Entity Framework
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
499 389 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.67% 34.03% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 343 279 226
Average daily rate £400 £340 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.20 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (97.50%) .NET Framework
3 38 (95.00%) C#
4 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
5 26 (65.00%) MVC
6 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
6 22 (55.00%) SQL
7 21 (52.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (35.00%) WCF
9 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
9 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
12 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
13 8 (20.00%) TDD
13 8 (20.00%) Replication
13 8 (20.00%) jQuery
13 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
13 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
14 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
15 6 (15.00%) Web Services
15 6 (15.00%) Windows
16 5 (12.50%) WinForms
17 4 (10.00%) XML
18 3 (7.50%) XSLT
18 3 (7.50%) OO

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (52.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.50%) ReSharper
3 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (82.50%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 17 (42.50%) C# Developer
4 12 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (22.50%) SQL Developer
6 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (17.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (12.50%) DBA
7 5 (12.50%) SQL DBA
7 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Developer
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
9 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 3 (7.50%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Azure Developer
10 2 (5.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Server Support
10 2 (5.00%) Systems Support
10 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
10 2 (5.00%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (97.50%) .NET Framework
3 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (35.00%) WCF
5 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (20.00%) jQuery
7 6 (15.00%) Web Services
8 5 (12.50%) WinForms
9 4 (10.00%) XML
10 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (7.50%) XSLT
11 2 (5.00%) ADO.NET
11 2 (5.00%) JSON
11 2 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.00%) Middleware
11 2 (5.00%) OAuth
11 2 (5.00%) REST
11 2 (5.00%) SOAP
11 2 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Replication
2 2 (5.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) MVC
2 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (35.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
4 8 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 7 (17.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) MVVM
7 2 (5.00%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) System Testing
8 1 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Delphi
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle
2 2 (5.00%) Sitecore