Period
to 17 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 147 181
Rank change year-on-year +6 +34 -9
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 71 43 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.22% 0.79% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.55% 2.54% 2.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 32
North West median daily rate £365 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% - -
10th Percentile £263 £288 £293
90th Percentile £403 £388 £556
England median daily rate £380 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +7.04% +1.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
North West median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.25
England median hourly rate £43.00 £51.25 £37.75
% change year-on-year -16.10% +35.76% +31.30%

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 2,002 1,692 2,018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.36% 30.96% 26.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,355 1,130 1,366
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +1.97% +1.33%
10th Percentile £291 £272 £273
90th Percentile £538 £500 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 58 63
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +8.11% +13.85%
10th Percentile £12.83 £18.52 £17.60
90th Percentile £61.91 £50.00 £47.26
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.94% +8.00% +7.14%

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 June 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 June 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 -3 42 £350 +4.09% 27
Cheshire -2 24 £375 +10.29% 10
Lancashire -3 4 - - 7
Merseyside +12 1 - - 4
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 68 (95.77%) C#
2 63 (88.73%) .NET
2 63 (88.73%) .NET Framework
3 45 (63.38%) SQL Server
4 44 (61.97%) SQL
5 40 (56.34%) MVC
6 37 (52.11%) ASP.NET
7 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
9 24 (33.80%) Web Services
10 23 (32.39%) .NET Core
11 22 (30.99%) AngularJS
12 20 (28.17%) CSS
12 20 (28.17%) TDD
13 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
14 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (23.94%) NoSQL
15 17 (23.94%) HTML
15 17 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (21.13%) DB2
16 15 (21.13%) Project Management
16 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
16 15 (21.13%) jQuery
16 15 (21.13%) Docker
17 14 (19.72%) Relational Database
17 14 (19.72%) Redis
17 14 (19.72%) Teradata

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 (7.04%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.41%) IIS
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (63.38%) SQL Server
2 17 (23.94%) NoSQL
3 15 (21.13%) DB2
3 15 (21.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (19.72%) Redis
4 14 (19.72%) Relational Database
5 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) Big Data
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Visual Studio
2 15 (21.13%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (7.04%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (5.63%) Protractor
5 4 (5.63%) TeamCity
6 3 (4.23%) NUnit
7 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.41%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.41%) MSTest
8 1 (1.41%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.41%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (8.45%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Law
3 4 (5.63%) Back Office
3 4 (5.63%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.23%) Legal
5 1 (1.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 66 (92.96%) Developer
2 42 (59.15%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.76%) C# Developer
4 15 (21.13%) Lead Developer
5 11 (15.49%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (14.08%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (9.86%) Lead .NET Developer
7 7 (9.86%) React Developer
8 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (7.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (4.23%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Angular Developer
11 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Lead Software Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.82%) Software Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) Machine Learning Developer
12 1 (1.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (88.73%) .NET
1 63 (88.73%) .NET Framework
2 37 (52.11%) ASP.NET
3 26 (36.62%) ASP.NET Web API
4 24 (33.80%) Web Services
5 23 (32.39%) .NET Core
6 22 (30.99%) AngularJS
7 20 (28.17%) CSS
8 17 (23.94%) HTML
9 15 (21.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (21.13%) jQuery
10 10 (14.08%) React
11 9 (12.68%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (12.68%) XML
12 7 (9.86%) WCF
13 6 (8.45%) SOAP
14 5 (7.04%) Angular 2
14 5 (7.04%) JSON
14 5 (7.04%) REST
14 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.63%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Fintech
3 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) MVC
2 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) TDD
4 17 (23.94%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (21.13%) Project Management
6 14 (19.72%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (12.68%) Scrum
7 9 (12.68%) Unit Testing
8 8 (11.27%) BDD
9 7 (9.86%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.04%) E-Commerce
12 4 (5.63%) CQRS
12 4 (5.63%) Process Improvement
12 4 (5.63%) SOA
12 4 (5.63%) SOLID
13 3 (4.23%) Domain-Driven Design
13 3 (4.23%) Microservices
13 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.23%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 68 (95.77%) C#
2 44 (61.97%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.68%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.04%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) MCTS
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (21.13%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (19.72%) Teradata
2 13 (18.31%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.82%) Capita
4 1 (1.41%) iManage
4 1 (1.41%) Xamarin