The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 98 74
Rank change year-on-year +22 -24  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 14 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.07% 0.45% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 1.59% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 6
Median daily rate £325 £315 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.17% +0.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £286 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £353 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Manchester with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 467 502 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 35.73% 27.98% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 328 243
Median daily rate £375 £370 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +12.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £285 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £15.87 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
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 Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Manchester

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in Manchester

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Stockport - 1 £325 -
Entity Framework
North West

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 21 (87.50%) MVC
2 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (83.33%) C#
4 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (54.17%) HTML
6 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 9 (37.50%) SQL
9 8 (33.33%) Web Development
9 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
10 7 (29.17%) XML
11 6 (25.00%) CMS
12 5 (20.83%) Scrum
12 5 (20.83%) CSS
12 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (20.83%) jQuery
13 4 (16.67%) Umbraco
13 4 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (16.67%) Sitecore
14 3 (12.50%) Kentico
14 3 (12.50%) REST
14 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 3 (12.50%) Content Management
14 3 (12.50%) Spring
14 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
14 3 (12.50%) SDLC

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (25.00%) CMS
2 4 (16.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 3 (12.50%) Kentico
4 2 (8.33%) EPiServer
5 1 (4.17%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (4.17%) Advertising
1 1 (4.17%) Back Office
1 1 (4.17%) Law
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 16 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 14 (58.33%) C# Developer
4 12 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (25.00%) HTML Developer
6 3 (12.50%) SQL Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Angular Developer
7 2 (8.33%) ASP Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Digital Developer
8 1 (4.17%) EPiServer Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
1 24 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 16 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 15 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (54.17%) HTML
5 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
5 7 (29.17%) XML
6 5 (20.83%) CSS
6 5 (20.83%) jQuery
7 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (12.50%) REST
7 3 (12.50%) Spring
8 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (8.33%) HTML5
8 2 (8.33%) NHibernate
9 1 (4.17%) CSS3
9 1 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (4.17%) LINQ
9 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 21 (87.50%) MVC
2 8 (33.33%) Web Development
3 5 (20.83%) Scrum
4 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) SDLC
4 3 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.17%) API Development
5 1 (4.17%) B2B
5 1 (4.17%) BDD
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.17%) E-Procurement
5 1 (4.17%) MVVM
5 1 (4.17%) OOP
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (83.33%) C#
2 13 (54.17%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (12.50%) TypeScript
4 3 (12.50%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) SAP