Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 138 185
Rank change year-on-year -22 +47 -30
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 37 72 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.69% 1.22% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 3.94% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 35
North West median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £289 £288 £275
90th Percentile £408 £395 £388
England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
North West median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.09% -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £31.14 £43.75
% change year-on-year -27.74% -28.83% +25.00%

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 1,742 1,827 2,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.66% 30.93% 25.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,196 1,269 1,318
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £523
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 87
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +23.08% +44.44%
10th Percentile £17.90 £20.00 £16.66
90th Percentile £45.00 £51.67 £47.13
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 0 29 £350 +6.06% 23
Merseyside +4 3 £388 +28.95% 7
Cheshire -15 3 £350 +2.94% 18
Lancashire -1 1 - - 4
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 35 (94.59%) C#
2 34 (91.89%) .NET
2 34 (91.89%) MVC
2 34 (91.89%) .NET Framework
3 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET Web API
4 22 (59.46%) AngularJS
4 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
4 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET
4 22 (59.46%) SQL
5 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (51.35%) HTML
6 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (45.95%) CSS
8 14 (37.84%) TDD
8 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (32.43%) jQuery
10 10 (27.03%) Scrum
11 9 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (21.62%) Web Services
12 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (18.92%) WPF
13 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
13 7 (18.92%) Greenfield Project
13 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
13 7 (18.92%) HTML5
14 6 (16.22%) BDD
14 6 (16.22%) SignalR
15 5 (13.51%) CSS3

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 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 2 (5.41%) NServiceBus
3 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (59.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.41%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.70%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (18.92%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (8.11%) NUnit
4 3 (8.11%) Subversion
5 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.70%) Moq
6 1 (2.70%) MSTest
6 1 (2.70%) NSubstitute
6 1 (2.70%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.70%) YouTrack
General
1 3 (8.11%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 22 (59.46%) .NET Developer
3 12 (32.43%) C# Developer
4 8 (21.62%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (21.62%) Full Stack Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Angular Developer
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
8 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) SQL Developer
9 2 (5.41%) React Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.70%) .NET Software Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) C# Software Engineer
10 1 (2.70%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
10 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
1 34 (91.89%) .NET Framework
2 27 (72.97%) ASP.NET Web API
3 22 (59.46%) AngularJS
3 22 (59.46%) ASP.NET
4 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 19 (51.35%) HTML
5 17 (45.95%) CSS
6 12 (32.43%) jQuery
7 9 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (21.62%) Web Services
9 7 (18.92%) HTML5
9 7 (18.92%) WPF
10 6 (16.22%) SignalR
11 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (13.51%) CSS3
12 4 (10.81%) .NET Core
12 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (10.81%) WCF
12 4 (10.81%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) MVC
2 14 (37.84%) TDD
3 12 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 7 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.22%) BDD
7 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.51%) SOLID
7 5 (13.51%) Web Development
8 3 (8.11%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (8.11%) Microservices
8 3 (8.11%) OOP
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.11%) Unit Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
9 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
9 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.41%) Pair Programming
9 2 (5.41%) Project Management
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) C#
2 22 (59.46%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) MCTS
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Capita
3 2 (5.41%) Xamarin