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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 - 35
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 21 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 6.48% - 2.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.61% - 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 0 9
Median daily rate £375 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 - £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +71.87% -  

Entity Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 82 88 107
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.31% 31.54% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 68 88
Median daily rate £363 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.28 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 21 (95.45%) LINQ
2 21 (95.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (95.45%) Unit Testing
2 21 (95.45%) OOP
2 21 (95.45%) Visual Studio
3 20 (90.91%) RDBMS
3 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 20 (90.91%) Relational Database
4 19 (86.36%) WCF
5 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (72.73%) WinForms
6 16 (72.73%) Oracle
6 16 (72.73%) Oracle9i Database
6 16 (72.73%) PL/SQL
6 16 (72.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 16 (72.73%) Oracle Database
7 15 (68.18%) Code First Entity Framework
7 15 (68.18%) Oracle Forms
8 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
8 14 (63.64%) Scrum
9 13 (59.09%) Informatics
10 12 (54.55%) MSBuild
10 12 (54.55%) UML
11 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
12 8 (36.36%) MVVM
12 8 (36.36%) MVC

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (90.91%) RDBMS
1 20 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle Database
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (72.73%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (95.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (95.45%) Visual Studio
2 15 (68.18%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (54.55%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (4.55%) Back Office
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Developer
2 18 (81.82%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Software Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
5 5 (22.73%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (13.64%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (9.09%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (4.55%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (4.55%) Senior Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
1 22 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 21 (95.45%) LINQ
3 19 (86.36%) WCF
4 16 (72.73%) WinForms
5 15 (68.18%) Code First Entity Framework
6 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
7 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (27.27%) jQuery
7 6 (27.27%) SOAP
7 6 (27.27%) Web Services
8 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) OOP
1 21 (95.45%) Unit Testing
2 18 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
4 13 (59.09%) Informatics
5 12 (54.55%) UML
6 11 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (36.36%) MVC
7 8 (36.36%) MVVM
8 1 (4.55%) Health Informatics
8 1 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (90.91%) SQL
3 16 (72.73%) PL/SQL
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Oracle
2 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) HP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £190 per day
Posted: 3 days ago