The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 52 51 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 12 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.42% 2.42% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.22% 6.45% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 3
Median daily rate £300 £299 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% -8.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.35 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.42% -2.77%
Entity Framework
Wales

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 South Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 186 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.99% 37.58% 29.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 132 108
Median daily rate £375 £388 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £295 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Median hourly rate £42.90 £32.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.98% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Entity Framework across the South Wales region.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the South Wales region.

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Cardiff -17 11 £294 -1.67% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £315 -
Entity Framework
Wales

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 36 (100.00%) .NET
1 36 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 34 (94.44%) C#
3 32 (88.89%) Unit Testing
4 26 (72.22%) MVC
5 24 (66.67%) OOP
6 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
7 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET
7 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 17 (47.22%) Visual Studio
8 17 (47.22%) SQL
9 16 (44.44%) Back Office
9 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (41.67%) Scrum
11 14 (38.89%) OO
12 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
12 13 (36.11%) WCF
13 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
13 12 (33.33%) LDAP
14 10 (27.78%) WinForms
14 10 (27.78%) TDD
14 10 (27.78%) LINQ
14 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (27.78%) Windows
14 10 (27.78%) NHS
14 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
14 10 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (27.78%) Oracle
14 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
14 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (27.78%) RDBMS
2 10 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 9 (25.00%) Oracle9i Database
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (47.22%) Visual Studio
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (19.44%) Selenium
4 7 (19.44%) SpecFlow
5 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.56%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.78%) NUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 16 (44.44%) Back Office
2 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 25 (69.44%) .NET Developer
3 13 (36.11%) Software Developer
4 12 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 11 (30.56%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
7 7 (19.44%) SQL Developer
8 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (5.56%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 2 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
12 1 (2.78%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
1 36 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 16 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (36.11%) WCF
5 10 (27.78%) LINQ
5 10 (27.78%) WinForms
6 9 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (22.22%) Ajax
7 8 (22.22%) jQuery
7 8 (22.22%) REST
8 3 (8.33%) WPF
9 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
9 2 (5.56%) AutoMapper
9 2 (5.56%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (5.56%) Code First Entity Framework
9 2 (5.56%) CSS
9 2 (5.56%) HTML
10 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 1 (2.78%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) NHS
2 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 26 (72.22%) MVC
3 24 (66.67%) OOP
4 15 (41.67%) Scrum
5 14 (38.89%) OO
6 10 (27.78%) TDD
7 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (22.22%) BDD
8 6 (16.67%) SOA
9 4 (11.11%) SDLC
10 2 (5.56%) MVVM
10 2 (5.56%) UML
11 1 (2.78%) Domain-Driven Design
11 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
11 1 (2.78%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 34 (94.44%) C#
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 10 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) Disclosure Scotland
1 5 (13.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (13.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (27.78%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Sitecore