The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
North West / Lancashire
Rank 31 48 36
Rank change year-on-year +17 -12  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 2 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.95% 0.70% 1.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 3.00% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £342 - £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.96% +47.30%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Lancashire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 50 100 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 23.81% 23.36% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 52 56
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £263 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 £38.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -17.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Lancashire

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 2 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ
1 2 (100.00%) LINQ to SQL
1 2 (100.00%) WCF
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) HNC
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Lancashire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago