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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Wales / South Wales
Rank 47 41 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 7 32 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.27% 5.54% 1.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.83% 17.68% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 24 5
Median daily rate £185 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.47% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £250 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £498 £558
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-63.30% +36.65%

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
145 181 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 26.27% 31.31% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 134 74
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +103.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 27 February 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
Cardiff -5 7 £185 -54.32% 1
Entity Framework
Wales

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (100.00%) MSTest
1 7 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 7 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (100.00%) Coaching
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 4 (57.14%) Use Case
3 4 (57.14%) Data Flow Diagram
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Retail
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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:

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MSBuild
1 7 (100.00%) MSTest
1 7 (100.00%) NUnit
1 7 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) .NET Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
4 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 7 (100.00%) Coaching
1 7 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 7 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) OOP
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Data Flow Diagram
2 4 (57.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft