The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 116 87 113
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework 27 45 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.86% 1.57% 0.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.32% 5.43% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £219 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £339 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.87
ADO.NET Entity Framework
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
814 829 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.06% 28.93% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 446 580
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 £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -7 21 £325 - 15
Cheshire -3 6 £350 +19.14% 4
Lancashire - - - - 2
Merseyside - - - - 4
ADO.NET Entity Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
1 54 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 49 (90.74%) ASP.NET
3 40 (74.07%) SQL Server
4 38 (70.37%) MVC
5 32 (59.26%) HTML
6 31 (57.41%) CSS
7 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
8 24 (44.44%) WCF
9 23 (42.59%) LINQ
10 22 (40.74%) jQuery
11 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
12 20 (37.04%) WPF
13 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (29.63%) Web Services
15 15 (27.78%) Windows
15 15 (27.78%) SQL
16 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
16 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
17 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2005
17 11 (20.37%) WinForms
17 11 (20.37%) OO
18 9 (16.67%) XML
19 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
19 7 (12.96%) HTML5
19 7 (12.96%) MSTest
19 7 (12.96%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (7.41%) Umbraco
2 3 (5.56%) NServiceBus
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (74.07%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (20.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) RavenDB
7 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.96%) MSTest
3 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.85%) NUnit
6 1 (1.85%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (1.85%) T4 Templates
General
1 6 (11.11%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (96.30%) Developer
2 32 (59.26%) .NET Developer
3 20 (37.04%) C# Developer
4 14 (25.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (5.56%) CRM Developer
7 3 (5.56%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Business Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.85%) VB.NET Developer
9 1 (1.85%) VB Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Junior Developer
9 1 (1.85%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (1.85%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
1 54 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 49 (90.74%) ASP.NET
3 32 (59.26%) HTML
4 31 (57.41%) CSS
5 24 (44.44%) WCF
6 23 (42.59%) LINQ
7 22 (40.74%) jQuery
8 20 (37.04%) WPF
9 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (29.63%) Web Services
11 11 (20.37%) WinForms
12 9 (16.67%) XML
13 7 (12.96%) HTML5
13 7 (12.96%) REST
14 6 (11.11%) NHibernate
15 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 4 (7.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) N-Tier
1 2 (3.70%) RIA
2 1 (1.85%) Social Media
2 1 (1.85%) NHS
2 1 (1.85%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (27.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (70.37%) MVC
2 11 (20.37%) OO
3 7 (12.96%) Business Analysis
4 4 (7.41%) TDD
5 3 (5.56%) Scrum
5 3 (5.56%) CRM
5 3 (5.56%) MVVM
6 2 (3.70%) UML
6 2 (3.70%) SOA
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Stress Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (1.85%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (1.85%) Workflow
7 1 (1.85%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.85%) OOD
7 1 (1.85%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (1.85%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (51.85%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.26%) T-SQL
6 3 (5.56%) VB
6 3 (5.56%) C++
7 2 (3.70%) VC++
7 2 (3.70%) VB6
8 1 (1.85%) R
8 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Twitter