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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 47 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 12 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.46% 0.52% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.42% 1.84% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
Average daily rate
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£299 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.07% -3.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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
187 163 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.32% 28.50% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 106 52
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Cardiff - 11 £299 - 2
Newport -10 1 - -
Entity Framework
Wales

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 16 (94.12%) .NET Framework
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) WCF
3 12 (70.59%) C#
4 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
4 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (58.82%) Windows
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
5 10 (58.82%) LINQ
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
6 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle
6 8 (47.06%) Oracle9i Database
6 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
6 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
7 7 (41.18%) MVC
7 7 (41.18%) OOP
7 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
7 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 7 (41.18%) CSS
7 7 (41.18%) HTML
7 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
7 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
8 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
8 6 (35.29%) WinForms
9 5 (29.41%) Scrum

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) JBoss
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.88%) FileNet
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle9i Database
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database 11g
1 8 (47.06%) Oracle Database
2 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 6 (35.29%) RDBMS
3 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (5.88%) MySQL
6 1 (5.88%) MS Access
6 1 (5.88%) OLTP
6 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (17.65%) MSBuild
4 1 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.88%) Gradle
4 1 (5.88%) Artifactory
4 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
4 1 (5.88%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) JMeter
4 1 (5.88%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (23.53%) CRM Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) .NET
1 16 (94.12%) .NET Framework
2 13 (76.47%) WCF
3 10 (58.82%) LINQ
4 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 7 (41.18%) CSS
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) WinForms
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
7 3 (17.65%) jQuery
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
7 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (11.76%) HTML5
8 2 (11.76%) CSS3
8 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (11.76%) Spring
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
9 1 (5.88%) Ajax
9 1 (5.88%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Unit Testing
3 7 (41.18%) OOP
3 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
6 3 (17.65%) UML
6 3 (17.65%) MVVM
7 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) Coaching
8 1 (5.88%) BDD
8 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 1 (5.88%) Migration
8 1 (5.88%) SOA
8 1 (5.88%) ETL
8 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (5.88%) BPMN
8 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) C#
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) PL/SQL
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.88%) PHP
5 1 (5.88%) Java
5 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Nagios
1 1 (5.88%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco