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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 120 93 138
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +45
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 23 57 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 1.79% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.33% 6.10% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 43 11
Median daily rate £340 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £431 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.78 £56.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
691 934 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.77% 29.26% 24.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 684 519
Median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 28
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.38% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.88 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.53 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 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
Gloucestershire +7 7 £325 -7.14% 1
Bristol -5 6 £350 -6.66% 4
Wiltshire -6 6 £328 +6.93%
Somerset +8 3 £300 -25.92% 10
Devon +3 1 - - 1
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 57 (96.61%) .NET
1 57 (96.61%) .NET Framework
2 53 (89.83%) C#
2 53 (89.83%) MVC
3 45 (76.27%) ASP.NET
4 42 (71.19%) HTML
5 39 (66.10%) JavaScript
6 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
6 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (55.93%) CSS
8 27 (45.76%) AngularJS
9 26 (44.07%) jQuery
10 23 (38.98%) WCF
11 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (37.29%) HTML5
12 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
12 18 (30.51%) LINQ
13 17 (28.81%) SQL
14 16 (27.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (27.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (22.03%) Web Services
17 11 (18.64%) OO
17 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
17 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
17 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (18.64%) WPF
18 9 (15.25%) JSON
19 8 (13.56%) OOD
19 8 (13.56%) SDLC

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 (5.08%) IIS
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.39%) GitHub
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.39%) DB2
6 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (18.64%) Visual Studio
3 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.47%) Subversion
5 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.39%) JIRA
6 2 (3.39%) NuGet
6 2 (3.39%) NUnit
6 2 (3.39%) ReSharper
6 2 (3.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.69%) InstallShield
7 1 (1.69%) Moq
7 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (10.17%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (83.05%) Developer
2 37 (62.71%) .NET Developer
3 22 (37.29%) C# Developer
4 15 (25.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (20.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 9 (15.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.78%) HTML Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Angular Developer
10 2 (3.39%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.39%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (3.39%) SQL Developer
10 2 (3.39%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (96.61%) .NET
1 57 (96.61%) .NET Framework
2 45 (76.27%) ASP.NET
3 42 (71.19%) HTML
4 35 (59.32%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (55.93%) CSS
6 27 (45.76%) AngularJS
7 26 (44.07%) jQuery
8 23 (38.98%) WCF
9 22 (37.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 22 (37.29%) HTML5
10 18 (30.51%) LINQ
11 16 (27.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 13 (22.03%) Web Services
13 11 (18.64%) WPF
14 9 (15.25%) JSON
15 7 (11.86%) Dapper ORM
16 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 5 (8.47%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (8.47%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (1.69%) iPad
2 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.69%) NHS
2 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (89.83%) MVC
2 15 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.64%) OO
4 8 (13.56%) OOD
4 8 (13.56%) SDLC
5 6 (10.17%) Scrum
5 6 (10.17%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.47%) TDD
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.78%) CRM
7 4 (6.78%) MVVM
7 4 (6.78%) Process Management
8 3 (5.08%) Front End Development
8 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.39%) Data Protection
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL
9 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.39%) Waterfall
9 2 (3.39%) Web Development
9 2 (3.39%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 53 (89.83%) C#
2 39 (66.10%) JavaScript
3 17 (28.81%) SQL
4 11 (18.64%) T-SQL
5 2 (3.39%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
5 2 (3.39%) VB6
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.86%) Twitter
3 5 (8.47%) RedGate
4 2 (3.39%) Telerik
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