Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Entity Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Entity Framework over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - +68 -2
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 21 0 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 3.43% - 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.86% - 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 0 17
Cardiff median daily rate £375 - £310
10th Percentile £186 - £256
90th Percentile £400 - £425
South Wales median daily rate £375 - £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - £66.00

Entity Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 177 131 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 28.87% 23.86% 33.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 249
Cardiff median daily rate £371 £381 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.75% +16.41% -6.43%
10th Percentile £191 £263 £220
90th Percentile £475 £525 £450
South Wales median daily rate £375 £425 £363
% change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% +43.33% -89.66%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £10.15
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £20.25
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.63% +34.38% -36.00%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Cardiff

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Cardiff

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Cardiff over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 20 (95.24%) LINQ
2 20 (95.24%) OOP
3 19 (90.48%) SQL
3 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (90.48%) Unit Testing
4 18 (85.71%) Relational Database
4 18 (85.71%) RDBMS
4 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
5 16 (76.19%) MVC
5 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (66.67%) MSTest
6 14 (66.67%) NUnit
7 13 (61.90%) Mentoring
7 13 (61.90%) Coaching
8 12 (57.14%) Degree
9 11 (52.38%) jQuery
10 7 (33.33%) C#
11 6 (28.57%) NHS
12 5 (23.81%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (23.81%) Oracle9i Database
12 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
12 5 (23.81%) Windows
12 5 (23.81%) Oracle
12 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
12 5 (23.81%) WinForms
12 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (23.81%) WCF

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) RDBMS
1 18 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (66.67%) MSTest
1 14 (66.67%) NUnit
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (23.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
3 4 (19.05%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (9.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (85.71%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Lead Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 20 (95.24%) LINQ
3 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (52.38%) jQuery
5 5 (23.81%) Code First Entity Framework
5 5 (23.81%) WCF
5 5 (23.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) OOP
2 19 (90.48%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (90.48%) Unit Testing
3 16 (76.19%) MVC
4 13 (61.90%) Coaching
4 13 (61.90%) Mentoring
5 4 (19.05%) Informatics
5 4 (19.05%) MVVM
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) HP