The first table below looks at the demand for ADO.NET Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO.NET Entity Framework over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 99 86 104
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +18
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework 31 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.03% 1.50% 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.43% 5.24% 3.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £24.00 £29.15
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -17.66%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
700 764 995
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 23.28% 28.68% 30.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 412 543
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £13.61 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
ADO.NET Entity Framework
England

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ADO.NET Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ADO.NET Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework across the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

ADO.NET Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ADO.NET Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +13 23 £325 - 23
Cheshire -2 4 £375 +25.00% 5
Lancashire -25 2 £254 -15.41% 2
Merseyside - - - - 5
ADO.NET Entity Framework
England

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ADO.NET 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 ADO.NET Entity Framework.

1 60 (100.00%) .NET
1 60 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 57 (95.00%) C#
3 52 (86.67%) ASP.NET
4 45 (75.00%) MVC
5 44 (73.33%) SQL Server
6 35 (58.33%) HTML
7 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
8 28 (46.67%) CSS
9 27 (45.00%) WCF
9 27 (45.00%) jQuery
10 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
11 23 (38.33%) WPF
11 23 (38.33%) LINQ
12 22 (36.67%) Windows
13 21 (35.00%) Visual Studio
14 16 (26.67%) SQL
14 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (25.00%) Web Services
16 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
17 13 (21.67%) OO
18 12 (20.00%) HTML5
19 11 (18.33%) WinForms
20 10 (16.67%) TDD
21 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 9 (15.00%) XML
21 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
22 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
23 7 (11.67%) MSTest

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ADO.NET 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 ADO.NET Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.67%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.00%) NServiceBus
3 2 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 16 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (11.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.33%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.67%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (11.67%) MSTest
4 4 (6.67%) Moq
5 3 (5.00%) Mercurial
5 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.33%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.67%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.67%) LLBLGen Pro
7 1 (1.67%) WiX
7 1 (1.67%) T4 Templates
7 1 (1.67%) YouTrack
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
1 7 (11.67%) Retail
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (96.67%) Developer
2 37 (61.67%) .NET Developer
3 22 (36.67%) C# Developer
4 15 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.00%) CRM Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
10 1 (1.67%) Business Developer
10 1 (1.67%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET Developer
10 1 (1.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
1 60 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 52 (86.67%) ASP.NET
3 35 (58.33%) HTML
4 28 (46.67%) CSS
5 27 (45.00%) WCF
5 27 (45.00%) jQuery
6 25 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (38.33%) WPF
7 23 (38.33%) LINQ
8 15 (25.00%) Web Services
9 12 (20.00%) HTML5
10 11 (18.33%) WinForms
11 9 (15.00%) XML
11 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (11.67%) REST
12 7 (11.67%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (10.00%) NHibernate
14 4 (6.67%) MFC
14 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.33%) RIA
4 1 (1.67%) NHS
4 1 (1.67%) Statistics
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.67%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.67%) UNIX
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (75.00%) MVC
2 13 (21.67%) OO
3 10 (16.67%) TDD
4 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
4 7 (11.67%) SOA
5 6 (10.00%) MVVM
6 5 (8.33%) UML
7 4 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.67%) Scrum
8 3 (5.00%) CRM
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Stress Testing
9 2 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (1.67%) Dependency Injection
10 1 (1.67%) User Stories
10 1 (1.67%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (1.67%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.67%) AOP
10 1 (1.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 57 (95.00%) C#
2 31 (51.67%) JavaScript
3 16 (26.67%) SQL
4 6 (10.00%) C++
4 6 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (8.33%) VC++
5 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.00%) VB
7 2 (3.33%) VB6
8 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) SAP
3 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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