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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 109 134 112
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -22
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 42 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.34% 0.56% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.38% 2.34% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 24
Median daily rate £325 £325 £302
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £292 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £390 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
960 981 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 30.53% 23.74% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 591 519
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 £298 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 36 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £29.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -15.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +8 23 £320 -8.57% 15
Cheshire +18 8 £325 +8.51% 8
Lancashire - 6 £300 - 4
Merseyside - 5 £363 - 3
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 84 (100.00%) .NET
1 84 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 77 (91.67%) C#
3 65 (77.38%) ASP.NET
4 64 (76.19%) MVC
5 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (59.52%) JavaScript
8 49 (58.33%) SQL
9 46 (54.76%) HTML
10 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 38 (45.24%) CSS
12 26 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (27.38%) Scrum
14 21 (25.00%) XML
15 20 (23.81%) WinForms
15 20 (23.81%) TDD
15 20 (23.81%) jQuery
15 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
16 18 (21.43%) T-SQL
17 16 (19.05%) Web Development
17 16 (19.05%) HTML5
18 15 (17.86%) BDD
18 15 (17.86%) VB
18 15 (17.86%) Web Services
18 15 (17.86%) CMS
18 15 (17.86%) Project Management
19 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
19 14 (16.67%) WCF
19 14 (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 15 (17.86%) CMS
2 7 (8.33%) Umbraco
3 6 (7.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.95%) Sitefinity
5 3 (3.57%) Kentico
5 3 (3.57%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.19%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.19%) MySQL
6 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (30.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.14%) Moq
5 5 (5.95%) ClearCase
5 5 (5.95%) NUnit
5 5 (5.95%) Rational Robot
6 3 (3.57%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.38%) WiX
8 1 (1.19%) Grunt
8 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.19%) JIRA
8 1 (1.19%) Protractor
8 1 (1.19%) Subversion
8 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 1 (1.19%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.19%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 81 (96.43%) Developer
2 64 (76.19%) .NET Developer
3 50 (59.52%) C# Developer
4 46 (54.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (27.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (22.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (22.62%) SQL Developer
7 18 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 15 (17.86%) Senior Developer
9 13 (15.48%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (15.48%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 13 (15.48%) Senior C# Developer
10 12 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (14.29%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (14.29%) Senior SQL Developer
10 12 (14.29%) Web Developer
11 11 (13.10%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 8 (9.52%) HTML Developer
13 7 (8.33%) Angular Developer
13 7 (8.33%) CMS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) .NET
1 84 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 65 (77.38%) ASP.NET
3 46 (54.76%) HTML
4 40 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (45.24%) CSS
6 21 (25.00%) XML
7 20 (23.81%) AngularJS
7 20 (23.81%) jQuery
7 20 (23.81%) WinForms
8 16 (19.05%) HTML5
9 15 (17.86%) Web Services
10 14 (16.67%) NHibernate
10 14 (16.67%) WCF
11 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 12 (14.29%) Gherkin
13 10 (11.90%) SOAP
14 8 (9.52%) WPF
15 7 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.19%) Fintech
3 1 (1.19%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.95%) Windows
2 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (76.19%) MVC
2 52 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (27.38%) Scrum
4 20 (23.81%) TDD
5 16 (19.05%) Web Development
6 15 (17.86%) BDD
6 15 (17.86%) Project Management
7 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Content Management
9 5 (5.95%) SDLC
10 4 (4.76%) ERP
10 4 (4.76%) Software Engineering
11 3 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (3.57%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.57%) OOP
11 3 (3.57%) SOLID
12 2 (2.38%) Coaching
12 2 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.38%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.38%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 77 (91.67%) C#
2 50 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 49 (58.33%) SQL
4 18 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 15 (17.86%) VB
6 13 (15.48%) VB6
7 7 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 5 (5.95%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (8.33%) Oracle
2 6 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.38%) Perforce
4 1 (1.19%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
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