Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 174 155 137
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 +74
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 49 48 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.84% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 2.63% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 36 63
North West median daily rate £370 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £296 £265
90th Percentile £414 £413 £395
England median daily rate £428 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +10.32% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
North West median hourly rate - £41.88 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.47% -
England median hourly rate £47.00 £41.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +13.94% +71.88% -54.00%

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 2,037 1,824 1,905
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 33.84% 32.09% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,409 1,259 1,332
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -
10th Percentile £313 £290 £275
90th Percentile £556 £538 £500
England median daily rate £476 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.82% +10.00% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 45 25
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% +3.17%
10th Percentile £11.46 £18.85 £15.35
90th Percentile £47.50 £51.03 £44.35
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.01% +5.60%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -14 24 £375 +15.38% 16
Cheshire -5 12 £388 +8.77% 11
Merseyside -2 6 £341 -11.94% 4
Lancashire -22 6 £225 - 3
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 48 (97.96%) .NET
1 48 (97.96%) .NET Framework
2 42 (85.71%) MVC
2 42 (85.71%) C#
3 33 (67.35%) SQL Server
4 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
5 20 (40.82%) SQL
6 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
7 18 (36.73%) Visual Studio
8 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
9 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (24.49%) .NET Core
10 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
11 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (22.45%) TDD
11 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
12 10 (20.41%) CSS
12 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
12 10 (20.41%) DevOps
12 10 (20.41%) Static Code Analysis
12 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio Team System
12 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (18.37%) HTML
14 8 (16.33%) SOLID
15 7 (14.29%) React
15 7 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
15 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (14.29%) Web Services
16 5 (10.20%) Legal

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 11 (22.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (67.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.04%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 18 (36.73%) Visual Studio
2 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (6.12%) Subversion
4 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.04%) NUnit
5 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.20%) Legal
2 4 (8.16%) Retail
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking
3 3 (6.12%) Law
4 2 (4.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (97.96%) Developer
2 44 (89.80%) .NET Developer
3 16 (32.65%) C# Developer
4 14 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 9 (18.37%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (12.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (10.20%) React Developer
8 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Agile .NET Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Agile Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Angular Developer
10 1 (2.04%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior C# Developer
10 1 (2.04%) SharePoint Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (97.96%) .NET
1 48 (97.96%) .NET Framework
2 16 (32.65%) ASP.NET
3 12 (24.49%) .NET Core
3 12 (24.49%) AngularJS
4 11 (22.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (20.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (20.41%) CSS
6 9 (18.37%) HTML
7 7 (14.29%) React
7 7 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (8.16%) jQuery
8 4 (8.16%) Ninject
8 4 (8.16%) Vue.js
8 4 (8.16%) XML
9 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (6.12%) Redux
10 2 (4.08%) Apache Cordova
10 2 (4.08%) Kendo UI
10 2 (4.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (85.71%) MVC
2 13 (26.53%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.45%) TDD
4 10 (20.41%) DevOps
4 10 (20.41%) Static Code Analysis
4 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
5 8 (16.33%) SOLID
6 7 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (10.20%) BDD
7 5 (10.20%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (8.16%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (8.16%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.16%) UX Design
9 3 (6.12%) CRM
9 3 (6.12%) Document Management
9 3 (6.12%) Practice Management
10 2 (4.08%) OO
10 2 (4.08%) RAD
11 1 (2.04%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (85.71%) C#
2 25 (51.02%) JavaScript
3 20 (40.82%) SQL
4 4 (8.16%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.04%) PHP
5 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) MCTS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) Apple
3 2 (4.08%) Telerik
4 1 (2.04%) Intapp