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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
England / North West
Rank 111 118 116
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 20 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.78% 1.01% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.53% 3.86% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 21
Median daily rate £308 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.30% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £274 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Median hourly rate - £37.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
-72.34% -

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
790 1010 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.85% 26.14% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 537 636 530
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 40 23
Median hourly rate £55.00 £37.00 £30.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.64% +21.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +9 12 £320 -1.53% 12
Cheshire +21 6 £263 -12.50% 14
Merseyside 0 2 £298 -8.38% 7
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 North West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 72 (100.00%) .NET
1 72 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 65 (90.28%) C#
3 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 51 (70.83%) MVC
5 47 (65.28%) SQL Server
6 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
7 41 (56.94%) SQL
8 38 (52.78%) HTML
9 30 (41.67%) CSS
10 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (30.56%) XML
12 21 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
13 19 (26.39%) TDD
13 19 (26.39%) WinForms
14 17 (23.61%) Scrum
15 16 (22.22%) AngularJS
16 15 (20.83%) jQuery
17 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (19.44%) WCF
17 14 (19.44%) CMS
17 14 (19.44%) Web Services
17 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
18 13 (18.06%) VB
18 13 (18.06%) Web Development
18 13 (18.06%) VB6
18 13 (18.06%) BDD
19 12 (16.67%) HTML5
19 12 (16.67%) NHibernate

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 14 (19.44%) CMS
2 5 (6.94%) Sitefinity
2 5 (6.94%) Umbraco
3 4 (5.56%) NServiceBus
3 4 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (4.17%) Kentico
Applications
1 7 (9.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (65.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.39%) MySQL
6 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (13.89%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.33%) Moq
5 5 (6.94%) ClearCase
5 5 (6.94%) NUnit
5 5 (6.94%) Rational Robot
6 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.78%) WiX
8 1 (1.39%) Grunt
8 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.39%) JIRA
8 1 (1.39%) Protractor
8 1 (1.39%) Subversion
8 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.78%) Billing
4 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.39%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (94.44%) Developer
2 56 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 42 (58.33%) C# Developer
4 41 (56.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (20.83%) SQL Developer
7 14 (19.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (18.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 12 (16.67%) Senior Developer
10 10 (13.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (13.89%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 10 (13.89%) Senior C# Developer
11 9 (12.50%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 9 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
11 9 (12.50%) Web Developer
12 8 (11.11%) HTML Developer
12 8 (11.11%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (9.72%) CMS Developer
14 6 (8.33%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (100.00%) .NET
1 72 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 52 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 38 (52.78%) HTML
4 30 (41.67%) CSS
5 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (30.56%) XML
7 19 (26.39%) WinForms
8 16 (22.22%) AngularJS
9 15 (20.83%) jQuery
10 14 (19.44%) WCF
10 14 (19.44%) Web Services
11 12 (16.67%) HTML5
11 12 (16.67%) NHibernate
12 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (13.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (13.89%) Gherkin
12 10 (13.89%) SOAP
13 8 (11.11%) WPF
14 7 (9.72%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) User Experience
3 1 (1.39%) Fintech
3 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.94%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.39%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (70.83%) MVC
2 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (26.39%) TDD
4 17 (23.61%) Scrum
5 13 (18.06%) BDD
5 13 (18.06%) Web Development
6 12 (16.67%) Project Management
7 11 (15.28%) Unit Testing
8 9 (12.50%) Content Management
9 5 (6.94%) SDLC
10 3 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.17%) OOP
10 3 (4.17%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.17%) SOLID
11 2 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.78%) ERP
11 2 (2.78%) Microservices
11 2 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 65 (90.28%) C#
2 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
2 41 (56.94%) SQL
3 14 (19.44%) T-SQL
4 13 (18.06%) VB
4 13 (18.06%) VB6
5 6 (8.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.94%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (9.72%) Oracle
2 4 (5.56%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.78%) Perforce
4 1 (1.39%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.39%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
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