Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 22 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
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 83 100
Rank change year-on-year +11 +17 -11
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 18 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.35% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.31% 4.00% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 7
Cheshire median daily rate £363 £319 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.73% +6.25% -14.29%
10th Percentile £300 £233 £290
90th Percentile £418 £384 £346
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year -1.47% - -

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 Cheshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 339 375 489
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 25.39% 25.60% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 285 354
Cheshire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +14.29%
10th Percentile £275 £259 £299
90th Percentile £525 £500 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 19
Cheshire median hourly rate £32.00 £32.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.54% +82.89% -47.74%
10th Percentile £30.40 £31.25 £16.16
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.35 £34.60
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Cheshire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Cheshire

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +23 8 £363 - 2
Chester +14 3 £325 +8.33% 2
Crewe -11 3 £375 +7.14%
Northwich +2 1 - -
Runcorn 0 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £400 - 2
Entity Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 22 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 15 (83.33%) MVC
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
3 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
4 11 (61.11%) TDD
5 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (38.89%) WCF
7 7 (38.89%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
7 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
8 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
8 6 (33.33%) RESTful
9 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (27.78%) DevExpress
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (27.78%) JSON
9 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (27.78%) CSS
9 5 (27.78%) OO
9 5 (27.78%) .NET Core
9 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (16.67%) NServiceBus
1 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
5 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 3 (16.67%) Protractor
3 3 (16.67%) TeamCity
4 2 (11.11%) Moq
4 2 (11.11%) NUnit
5 1 (5.56%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (38.89%) C# Developer
4 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) MySQL Developer
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 13 (72.22%) ASP.NET
3 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
4 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 7 (38.89%) jQuery
5 7 (38.89%) WCF
6 6 (33.33%) RESTful
7 5 (27.78%) .NET Core
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (27.78%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) JSON
7 5 (27.78%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (16.67%) Angular 2
8 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Core
8 3 (16.67%) HTML
8 3 (16.67%) REST
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) MVC
2 11 (61.11%) TDD
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (27.78%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 3 (16.67%) CQRS
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (16.67%) SOLID
7 2 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 1 (5.56%) BDD
8 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (5.56%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.56%) ETL
8 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 1 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (5.56%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (83.33%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 3 (16.67%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) DevExpress
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik