The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 98 79 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 7 20 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.39% 1.18% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 5.09% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Average daily rate £325 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £343 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
444 393 371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 24.45% 23.27% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 249 235
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 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -72.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) MVC
2 24 (96.00%) .NET Framework
3 23 (92.00%) C#
4 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
7 12 (48.00%) WCF
8 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
8 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (28.00%) HTML
10 7 (28.00%) TDD
10 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (28.00%) jQuery
11 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
11 6 (24.00%) Web Services
11 6 (24.00%) XML
12 5 (20.00%) SQL
12 5 (20.00%) IIS
12 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
12 5 (20.00%) OO
12 5 (20.00%) Windows
12 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
12 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (36.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (16.00%) Xcode
3 3 (12.00%) Moq
3 3 (12.00%) ReSharper
3 3 (12.00%) Subversion
4 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (96.00%) Developer
2 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 11 (44.00%) C# Developer
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (24.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Applications Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 4 (16.00%) Mobile Developer
8 3 (12.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Android Developer
9 2 (8.00%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (8.00%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
9 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Analyst Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 1 (4.00%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (96.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (52.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (48.00%) WCF
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (28.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) jQuery
8 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 6 (24.00%) KnockoutJS
8 6 (24.00%) NHibernate
8 6 (24.00%) Web Services
8 6 (24.00%) XML
9 5 (20.00%) HTML5
9 5 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (16.00%) Ajax
10 4 (16.00%) Android SDK
10 4 (16.00%) CSS
10 4 (16.00%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Android
2 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) TDD
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (12.00%) Content Management
5 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 2 (8.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) SOA
6 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 1 (4.00%) BDD
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 17 (68.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 4 (16.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
4 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Appcelerator
2 4 (16.00%) Xamarin
3 3 (12.00%) EPiServer
3 3 (12.00%) OpenText
4 2 (8.00%) BEA
5 1 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (4.00%) Twitter