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 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 89 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 13 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.71% 0.99% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.98% 4.21% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 9
Median daily rate £369 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £353 £398
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
436 356 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.75% 23.42% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 231 206
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £263 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 4
Median hourly rate £32.25 £37.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +30.43%
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 Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester 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 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 30 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 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
1 24 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 20 (83.33%) C#
3 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
4 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
5 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 11 (45.83%) WCF
7 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (41.67%) TDD
7 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (41.67%) AngularJS
8 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
10 6 (25.00%) jQuery
10 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
10 6 (25.00%) Finance
10 6 (25.00%) Scrum
11 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
12 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 4 (16.67%) BDD
12 4 (16.67%) SQL
12 4 (16.67%) CSS
12 4 (16.67%) User Stories
13 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
13 3 (12.50%) OO
13 3 (12.50%) T-SQL

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (4.17%) IIS
1 1 (4.17%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (70.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (12.50%) Moq
1 3 (12.50%) ReSharper
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) NUnit
2 2 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.17%) Grunt
3 1 (4.17%) gulp
3 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (83.33%) .NET Developer
3 12 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 8 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 13 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 11 (45.83%) WCF
4 10 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 6 (25.00%) jQuery
7 6 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
7 6 (25.00%) NHibernate
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
9 3 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
9 3 (12.50%) HTML
10 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (8.33%) Ninject
10 2 (8.33%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (8.33%) SignalR
10 2 (8.33%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) MVC
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
3 6 (25.00%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (16.67%) BDD
5 4 (16.67%) User Stories
6 3 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) SOA
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.17%) ERP
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) Open Source
8 1 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) BEA
2 2 (8.33%) Twitter
3 1 (4.17%) SAP