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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 104 130 100
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -30
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 35 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.42% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.25% 1.70% 4.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 14
Average daily rate
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£328 £313 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -40.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £345 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
824 823 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.81% 24.90% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 518 360
Average daily rate £363 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 12
Average hourly rate £37.00 £45.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +23.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £27.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the South West region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the South West region over the 3 months to 21 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
Somerset +18 19 £320 -3.54% 1
Wiltshire +4 4 £425 +36.00% 4
Gloucestershire -7 4 £353 - 3
Bristol -2 2 £375 +36.36% 5
Dorset +3 1 £400 - 10
Devon - - - - 3
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 50 (90.91%) .NET Framework
3 43 (78.18%) C#
4 38 (69.09%) MVC
5 37 (67.27%) ASP.NET
6 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
7 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (47.27%) SQL
9 25 (45.45%) Unit Testing
9 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
10 23 (41.82%) Scrum
11 21 (38.18%) Security Cleared
11 21 (38.18%) WCF
12 20 (36.36%) BDD
13 19 (34.55%) WPF
13 19 (34.55%) jQuery
14 16 (29.09%) TDD
14 16 (29.09%) CSS
14 16 (29.09%) HTML
14 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
15 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
15 13 (23.64%) OO
15 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
16 11 (20.00%) OOD
17 10 (18.18%) MSMQ
17 10 (18.18%) Oracle
17 10 (18.18%) LINQ
17 10 (18.18%) HTML5

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 7 (12.73%) K2 blackpearl
2 2 (3.64%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) Node.js
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (61.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (23.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.82%) StyleCop
4 1 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.82%) Log4Net
4 1 (1.82%) NUnit
4 1 (1.82%) Subversion
4 1 (1.82%) ReSharper
4 1 (1.82%) Selenium
4 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 50 (90.91%) Developer
2 37 (67.27%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) SQL Developer
4 8 (14.55%) C# Developer
5 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) .NET Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.45%) WPF Developer
7 3 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Development Manager
8 2 (3.64%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.64%) AWS Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.82%) Lead Developer
9 1 (1.82%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (92.73%) .NET
2 50 (90.91%) .NET Framework
3 37 (67.27%) ASP.NET
4 25 (45.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (38.18%) WCF
6 19 (34.55%) WPF
6 19 (34.55%) jQuery
7 16 (29.09%) HTML
7 16 (29.09%) CSS
8 10 (18.18%) MSMQ
8 10 (18.18%) LINQ
8 10 (18.18%) HTML5
9 9 (16.36%) LINQ to SQL
9 9 (16.36%) WF
10 7 (12.73%) SOAP
10 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
11 4 (7.27%) Sass
12 3 (5.45%) LESS
12 3 (5.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.64%) N-Tier
1 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
1 2 (3.64%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) MVC
2 29 (52.73%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 23 (41.82%) Scrum
5 20 (36.36%) BDD
6 16 (29.09%) TDD
7 13 (23.64%) OO
8 11 (20.00%) OOD
9 9 (16.36%) Web Development
9 9 (16.36%) Waterfall
10 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
11 3 (5.45%) System Testing
12 2 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (3.64%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
12 2 (3.64%) Web Design
12 2 (3.64%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.82%) Automated Testing
13 1 (1.82%) Software Engineering
13 1 (1.82%) Systems Analysis
13 1 (1.82%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) C#
2 26 (47.27%) SQL
3 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.36%) Java
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.82%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (38.18%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.73%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) BC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) WCAG
2 1 (1.82%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) ESRI
4 2 (3.64%) Telerik
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter
5 1 (1.82%) Infragistics
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