The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
England / South West
Rank 116 102 126
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +24
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 18 36 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 1.25% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.71% 4.42% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 19
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £459 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £56.53 -
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
664 815 752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.64% 28.20% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 607 511
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 17
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
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 South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Bristol +2 6 £350 +2.94% 11
Somerset -5 5 £363 -14.70% 10
Gloucestershire +3 4 - - 1
Wiltshire +1 3 - - 5
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 52 (96.30%) .NET
1 52 (96.30%) .NET Framework
2 50 (92.59%) C#
2 50 (92.59%) MVC
3 42 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 40 (74.07%) HTML
5 35 (64.81%) SQL Server
6 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
6 34 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (61.11%) CSS
8 25 (46.30%) jQuery
9 22 (40.74%) HTML5
9 22 (40.74%) AngularJS
10 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (35.19%) WCF
10 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (27.78%) SQL
12 14 (25.93%) Visual Studio
12 14 (25.93%) LINQ
13 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
13 13 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (22.22%) WPF
15 11 (20.37%) Web Services
16 10 (18.52%) OO
16 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
18 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
18 8 (14.81%) SDLC
19 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) NServiceBus
2 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) GitHub
3 1 (1.85%) Office 365
3 1 (1.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
1 1 (1.85%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (64.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.70%) DB2
5 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.85%) Big Data
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Visual Studio
2 13 (24.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.26%) Subversion
5 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.56%) NuGet
6 2 (3.70%) JIRA
6 2 (3.70%) NUnit
6 2 (3.70%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.85%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.85%) Moq
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium
7 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 1 (1.85%) Billing
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (83.33%) Developer
2 36 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 21 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 16 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (5.56%) HTML Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.56%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.70%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Lead Developer
11 1 (1.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (96.30%) .NET
1 52 (96.30%) .NET Framework
2 42 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 40 (74.07%) HTML
4 34 (62.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (61.11%) CSS
6 25 (46.30%) jQuery
7 22 (40.74%) AngularJS
7 22 (40.74%) HTML5
8 19 (35.19%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (35.19%) WCF
9 14 (25.93%) LINQ
10 13 (24.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (22.22%) WPF
12 11 (20.37%) Web Services
13 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 5 (9.26%) Dapper ORM
13 5 (9.26%) JSON
13 5 (9.26%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.85%) iPad
3 1 (1.85%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (92.59%) MVC
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (18.52%) OO
4 8 (14.81%) SDLC
5 7 (12.96%) OOD
5 7 (12.96%) Scrum
6 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
8 4 (7.41%) CRM
8 4 (7.41%) MVVM
8 4 (7.41%) Process Management
9 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
9 3 (5.56%) Web Development
10 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
10 2 (3.70%) Front End Development
10 2 (3.70%) ITIL
10 2 (3.70%) Waterfall
11 1 (1.85%) Analytics
11 1 (1.85%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (92.59%) C#
2 34 (62.96%) JavaScript
3 15 (27.78%) SQL
4 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.70%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) VB6
7 1 (1.85%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Twitter
3 4 (7.41%) RedGate
4 2 (3.70%) Telerik