Period
to 17 August 2018

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 6 months to 17 August 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
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 152 185
Rank change year-on-year +8 +33 +2
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 76 55 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 0.96% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.52% 2.95% 2.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 38 33
North West median daily rate £364 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.43% +6.15% -
10th Percentile £260 £296 £278
90th Percentile £399 £408 £540
England median daily rate £390 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.38% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.88 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.69% - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +77.08% -49.30%

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 the North West with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,161 1,862 1,926
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.21% 32.41% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,477 1,238 1,340
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -
10th Percentile £300 £283 £275
90th Percentile £550 £500 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 62 41
North West median hourly rate £36.25 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.38% +19.40% -10.67%
10th Percentile £13.05 £16.40 £21.31
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.48 £45.00
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.22% +11.11% -2.70%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 17 August 2018.

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 6 months to 17 August 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
Manchester -6 39 £325 -7.14% 24
Cheshire +2 29 £375 +3.45% 4
Lancashire -13 6 £305 -1.45% 6
Merseyside +13 1 £225 -32.08% 5
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 71 (93.42%) C#
2 70 (92.11%) .NET
2 70 (92.11%) .NET Framework
3 54 (71.05%) SQL Server
4 44 (57.89%) MVC
5 42 (55.26%) SQL
6 36 (47.37%) ASP.NET
7 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
8 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (35.53%) .NET Core
10 25 (32.89%) Web Services
11 21 (27.63%) CSS
11 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (23.68%) Visual Studio
13 18 (23.68%) HTML
13 18 (23.68%) TDD
14 17 (22.37%) Problem-Solving
15 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (21.05%) jQuery
15 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
15 16 (21.05%) Docker
16 15 (19.74%) Redis
16 15 (19.74%) DB2
17 14 (18.42%) Project Management
17 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
17 14 (18.42%) Teradata
17 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
18 13 (17.11%) Microsoft

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 5 (6.58%) NServiceBus
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (71.05%) SQL Server
2 16 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 16 (21.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (19.74%) DB2
3 15 (19.74%) Redis
4 14 (18.42%) Relational Database
5 6 (7.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.95%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Visual Studio
2 11 (14.47%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.58%) Subversion
5 4 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (5.26%) Protractor
5 4 (5.26%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.63%) NUnit
7 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.32%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (9.21%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Back Office
2 5 (6.58%) Law
2 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 4 (5.26%) Legal
3 4 (5.26%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 73 (96.05%) Developer
2 52 (68.42%) .NET Developer
3 26 (34.21%) C# Developer
4 18 (23.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (19.74%) Lead Developer
6 11 (14.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 10 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (10.53%) React Developer
9 7 (9.21%) Lead .NET Developer
9 7 (9.21%) SQL Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Angular Developer
11 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.63%) Lead Software Engineer
12 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
13 1 (1.32%) JavaScript Developer
13 1 (1.32%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (92.11%) .NET
1 70 (92.11%) .NET Framework
2 36 (47.37%) ASP.NET
3 27 (35.53%) .NET Core
4 25 (32.89%) Web Services
5 21 (27.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (27.63%) CSS
6 19 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 18 (23.68%) HTML
8 16 (21.05%) jQuery
9 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (15.79%) React
10 10 (13.16%) XML
11 9 (11.84%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (7.89%) SOAP
12 6 (7.89%) WCF
13 5 (6.58%) JSON
13 5 (6.58%) Ninject
13 5 (6.58%) REST
13 5 (6.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.32%) Fintech
3 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) MVC
2 29 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.68%) TDD
4 17 (22.37%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (18.42%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (18.42%) Project Management
6 11 (14.47%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.58%) BDD
8 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (6.58%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (6.58%) Scrum
8 5 (6.58%) SOLID
9 4 (5.26%) CQRS
9 4 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.26%) SOA
9 4 (5.26%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.95%) CRM
10 3 (3.95%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (3.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 71 (93.42%) C#
2 42 (55.26%) SQL
3 30 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.84%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.63%) MCTS
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.32%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (21.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Teradata
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Capita
4 2 (2.63%) Telerik
5 1 (1.32%) iManage
5 1 (1.32%) Intapp