Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 23 January 2018 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 > Merseyside
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 44 52 57
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 4 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.90% 1.20% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.99% 3.43% 2.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 4
Merseyside median daily rate £388 £301 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.95% -1.88% -
10th Percentile £339 £295 £281
90th Percentile £406 £418 £338
North West median daily rate £345 £325 £323
% change year-on-year +6.15% +0.78% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Merseyside median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate £41.25 £42.50 £37.25
% change year-on-year -2.94% +14.09% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Merseyside
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 134 204 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 30.11% 35.11% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 145 94
Merseyside median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £275
90th Percentile £550 £571 £500
North West median daily rate £388 £388 £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Merseyside median hourly rate - - £40.00
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £33.64
% change year-on-year -3.85% +15.93% +15.75%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Merseyside

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Merseyside

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
Liverpool +4 2 £338 +12.50% 1
Entity Framework
North West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) API Development
4 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (50.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) API Development
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin