The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 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
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 142 130
Rank change year-on-year +23 -12  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 20 17 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.25% 1.76% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 17
Median daily rate £340 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.20% +11.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £550 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.88 - -
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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 890 964 802
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.22% 25.40% 22.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 678 528
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 19 22
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.40 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £56.50
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in the North West

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in the North West

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in the North West

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Manchester +8 9 £375 +3.44% 19
Cheshire +27 6 £351 - 13
Lancashire - 3 £288 - 4
Merseyside - 2 £325 - 4
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 45 (100.00%) C#
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
1 45 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 34 (75.56%) MVC
3 29 (64.44%) SQL
4 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET
6 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (44.44%) HTML
7 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 17 (37.78%) CSS
10 14 (31.11%) jQuery
10 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
12 12 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
13 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (22.22%) RESTful
14 9 (20.00%) Web Development
14 9 (20.00%) TDD
15 8 (17.78%) XML
16 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
16 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
16 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
16 7 (15.56%) WCF
16 7 (15.56%) LINQ
16 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
16 7 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
17 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
17 6 (13.33%) BizTalk Server

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.11%) CMS
3 3 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
4 2 (4.44%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.22%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (11.11%) Moq
4 4 (8.89%) Git (software)
4 4 (8.89%) NUnit
5 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
6 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
6 2 (4.44%) Rational Robot
7 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.22%) gulp
7 1 (2.22%) JIRA
7 1 (2.22%) jspm
7 1 (2.22%) MSTest
7 1 (2.22%) NuGet
7 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
1 2 (4.44%) Law
2 1 (2.22%) Advertising
2 1 (2.22%) Back Office
2 1 (2.22%) Legal
2 1 (2.22%) Marketing
2 1 (2.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 37 (82.22%) Developer
2 34 (75.56%) .NET Developer
3 22 (48.89%) C# Developer
4 20 (44.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
7 4 (8.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.67%) ASP Developer
8 3 (6.67%) CMS Developer
8 3 (6.67%) HTML Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Sitecore Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
9 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
10 1 (2.22%) C# Application Developer
10 1 (2.22%) C# Software Developer
10 1 (2.22%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
1 45 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 26 (57.78%) ASP.NET
3 20 (44.44%) HTML
4 19 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (37.78%) CSS
6 14 (31.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 14 (31.11%) jQuery
7 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
8 10 (22.22%) RESTful
9 8 (17.78%) XML
10 7 (15.56%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (15.56%) LINQ
10 7 (15.56%) WCF
11 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (11.11%) LINQ to SQL
12 4 (8.89%) Ninject
12 4 (8.89%) WinForms
12 4 (8.89%) WPF
13 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.22%) RIA
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (75.56%) MVC
2 20 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (20.00%) TDD
3 9 (20.00%) Web Development
4 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (8.89%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) BDD
7 3 (6.67%) Logistics
7 3 (6.67%) Microservices
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.67%) Time Management
8 2 (4.44%) Content Management
8 2 (4.44%) DevOps
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) OOD
8 2 (4.44%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (4.44%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) C#
2 29 (64.44%) SQL
3 27 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.56%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.89%) VB
7 2 (4.44%) VB6
8 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) HNC
1 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) DevExpress
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
4 1 (2.22%) Telerik
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago