The table below looks at the statistics for 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 Entity Framework over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 153 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -18
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 12 27 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.87% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.13% 3.34% 5.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 30
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£313 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £364 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.53 - -
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
1064 808 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.24% 26.18% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 472 454
Average daily rate £390 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 13 18
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.33 £30.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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 Entity Framework across the North West region.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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 Entity Framework across the North West region.

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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 Entity Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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 -29 8 £313 -3.84% 18
Merseyside - 3 £288 - 6
Cheshire -13 1 £363 +3.57% 13
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 38 (90.48%) MVC
2 37 (88.10%) C#
2 37 (88.10%) .NET
3 33 (78.57%) .NET Framework
4 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
5 28 (66.67%) ASP.NET
6 26 (61.90%) jQuery
7 25 (59.52%) WCF
8 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
9 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (47.62%) SQL
11 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (42.86%) Ajax
13 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
14 15 (35.71%) LINQ
14 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
15 13 (30.95%) HTML
16 12 (28.57%) Scrum
17 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
17 10 (23.81%) Web Services
17 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 8 (19.05%) CSS
19 7 (16.67%) TDD
19 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
20 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
20 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
21 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
21 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
21 5 (11.90%) HTML5
21 5 (11.90%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 10 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Node.js
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.38%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.38%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) ATM
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.38%) MS Access
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) NUnit
4 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Legal
2 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.76%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (97.62%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 14 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) CRM Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Development Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Software Development Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Database Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (88.10%) .NET
2 33 (78.57%) .NET Framework
3 28 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 26 (61.90%) jQuery
5 25 (59.52%) WCF
6 19 (45.24%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (42.86%) Ajax
8 15 (35.71%) LINQ
9 13 (30.95%) HTML
10 10 (23.81%) Web Services
10 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 8 (19.05%) CSS
12 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (14.29%) AngularJS
14 5 (11.90%) HTML5
14 5 (11.90%) REST
14 5 (11.90%) SOAP
15 4 (9.52%) NHibernate
16 3 (7.14%) XML
16 3 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Tandem
2 2 (4.76%) DTV
2 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Android
1 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (90.48%) MVC
2 21 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (35.71%) Unit Testing
4 12 (28.57%) Scrum
5 7 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (11.90%) OO
6 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.52%) CRM
7 4 (9.52%) Workflow
8 3 (7.14%) Migration
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.14%) Software Architecture
8 3 (7.14%) BDD
8 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.14%) SDLC
9 2 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 37 (88.10%) C#
2 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
3 20 (47.62%) SQL
4 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.76%) VBA
5 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (2.38%) R
6 1 (2.38%) VB6
6 1 (2.38%) VB
6 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.38%) Java
Vendors
1 16 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) SAP
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
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