Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 153 135 208
Rank change year-on-year -18 +73 -61
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 53 83 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.93% 1.21% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.93% 4.31% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 63 27
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - -
10th Percentile £297 £265 £290
90th Percentile £406 £395 £398
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
North West median hourly rate £41.88 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.47% - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £31.25 £52.17
% change year-on-year +32.00% -40.10% +49.06%

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 1810 1924 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.70% 28.05% 23.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1348 1250
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +14.71%
10th Percentile £295 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.45 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.68 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 -9 24 £331 -5.36% 17
Cheshire +11 18 £363 +13.73% 10
Lancashire +12 5 - - 5
Merseyside +1 4 £388 +14.81% 1
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 53 (100.00%) .NET
1 53 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 51 (96.23%) C#
3 44 (83.02%) MVC
4 38 (71.70%) SQL
5 37 (69.81%) SQL Server
6 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
6 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (56.60%) AngularJS
8 24 (45.28%) CSS
8 24 (45.28%) HTML
8 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
9 23 (43.40%) TDD
10 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (39.62%) jQuery
11 21 (39.62%) Team Foundation Server
12 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET MVC
13 14 (26.42%) WCF
14 13 (24.53%) Scrum
15 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (20.75%) WPF
16 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
16 10 (18.87%) HTML5
16 10 (18.87%) KnockoutJS
16 10 (18.87%) WinForms
16 10 (18.87%) Greenfield Project
17 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
17 9 (16.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
18 8 (15.09%) .NET Core

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 7 (13.21%) NServiceBus
2 4 (7.55%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (69.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) MySQL
5 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.77%) SSDT
7 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (39.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.21%) Git (software)
2 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
3 6 (11.32%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.55%) ClearCase
4 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.55%) Rational Robot
5 3 (5.66%) NUnit
5 3 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.66%) Protractor
6 2 (3.77%) Mercurial
6 2 (3.77%) Moq
6 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (3.77%) YouTrack
7 1 (1.89%) gulp
7 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.89%) jspm
7 1 (1.89%) MSTest
7 1 (1.89%) NuGet
General
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Marketing
2 1 (1.89%) Publishing
2 1 (1.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 35 (66.04%) .NET Developer
3 22 (41.51%) C# Developer
4 18 (33.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (16.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (15.09%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (13.21%) Angular Developer
8 7 (13.21%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Senior Full Stack Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
10 3 (5.66%) MySQL Developer
11 2 (3.77%) C# Software Developer
11 2 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
12 1 (1.89%) .NET Software Developer
12 1 (1.89%) Lead .NET Developer
12 1 (1.89%) Lead Developer
12 1 (1.89%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (100.00%) .NET
1 53 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET
2 31 (58.49%) ASP.NET Web API
3 30 (56.60%) AngularJS
4 24 (45.28%) CSS
4 24 (45.28%) HTML
5 21 (39.62%) jQuery
6 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (26.42%) WCF
8 11 (20.75%) WPF
9 10 (18.87%) HTML5
9 10 (18.87%) KnockoutJS
9 10 (18.87%) WinForms
10 9 (16.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (15.09%) .NET Core
12 7 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (13.21%) CSS3
12 7 (13.21%) RESTful
12 7 (13.21%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.87%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) iPad
4 2 (3.77%) Replication
4 2 (3.77%) RIA
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (83.02%) MVC
2 23 (43.40%) TDD
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (24.53%) Scrum
5 10 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (15.09%) SOLID
7 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) Web Development
8 5 (9.43%) BDD
8 5 (9.43%) OO
8 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Project Management
10 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.66%) CQRS
10 3 (5.66%) Dependency Injection
10 3 (5.66%) DevOps
10 3 (5.66%) ETL
10 3 (5.66%) OOP
10 3 (5.66%) SOA
11 2 (3.77%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 51 (96.23%) C#
2 38 (71.70%) SQL
3 24 (45.28%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.98%) T-SQL
5 5 (9.43%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.55%) VB
6 4 (7.55%) VB6
7 1 (1.89%) Ruby
7 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) DevExpress
3 4 (7.55%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Capita
5 1 (1.89%) Telerik
5 1 (1.89%) Xamarin