Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 160 157
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 +53
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 68 48 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.15% 0.85% 1.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.35% 2.76% 4.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 63
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £250 £301 £292
90th Percentile £416 £424 £400
England median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
North West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.88 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.69% -1.47% -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +4.24% +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 2,032 1,742 1,953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.38% 30.96% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,391 1,177 1,369
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £300 £295 £275
90th Percentile £550 £509 £513
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 53 37
North West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £11.97 £20.00 £18.67
90th Percentile £63.10 £50.00 £44.15
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +0.68%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -1 33 £325 -13.33% 23
Cheshire +3 24 £375 +3.45% 9
Lancashire -16 7 £265 - 5
Merseyside +6 3 £300 -22.58% 8
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 63 (92.65%) .NET
1 63 (92.65%) .NET Framework
2 60 (88.24%) C#
3 47 (69.12%) MVC
4 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
5 33 (48.53%) ASP.NET
6 31 (45.59%) SQL
7 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
7 25 (36.76%) Visual Studio
8 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (30.88%) .NET Core
10 19 (27.94%) Web Services
11 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (19.12%) CSS
13 13 (19.12%) HTML
13 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
13 13 (19.12%) Docker
14 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 12 (17.65%) Redis
14 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
15 11 (16.18%) Project Management
15 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
15 11 (16.18%) DB2
15 11 (16.18%) Teradata
15 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
15 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
15 11 (16.18%) Problem-Solving

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 (16.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) NoSQL
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (17.65%) Redis
4 11 (16.18%) DB2
4 11 (16.18%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.47%) MySQL
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.88%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.94%) NUnit
7 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 5 (7.35%) Legal
2 4 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (4.41%) Back Office
3 3 (4.41%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Finance
3 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Law
4 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 64 (94.12%) Developer
2 52 (76.47%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C# Developer
4 13 (19.12%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (17.65%) Lead Developer
6 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 10 (14.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (8.82%) SQL Developer
8 5 (7.35%) Lead .NET Developer
8 5 (7.35%) React Developer
9 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Software Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Angular Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Lead Software Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Software Engineer
12 1 (1.47%) Agile .NET Developer
12 1 (1.47%) Agile C# Developer
12 1 (1.47%) Agile Developer
12 1 (1.47%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (92.65%) .NET
1 63 (92.65%) .NET Framework
2 33 (48.53%) ASP.NET
3 21 (30.88%) .NET Core
4 19 (27.94%) Web Services
5 13 (19.12%) CSS
5 13 (19.12%) HTML
6 12 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (16.18%) AngularJS
8 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (13.24%) XML
10 8 (11.76%) React
11 7 (10.29%) jQuery
12 6 (8.82%) KnockoutJS
13 5 (7.35%) Ninject
14 4 (5.88%) WCF
14 4 (5.88%) WinForms
15 3 (4.41%) REST
15 3 (4.41%) SOAP
15 3 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.47%) Fintech
2 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (69.12%) MVC
2 23 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.65%) Unit Testing
4 11 (16.18%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (16.18%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (16.18%) Project Management
5 10 (14.71%) DevOps
5 10 (14.71%) Static Code Analysis
6 9 (13.24%) TDD
7 6 (8.82%) BDD
7 6 (8.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
7 6 (8.82%) SOLID
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (5.88%) Pair Programming
9 4 (5.88%) Process Improvement
10 3 (4.41%) Document Management
10 3 (4.41%) OO
Programming Languages
1 60 (88.24%) C#
2 31 (45.59%) SQL
3 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) PHP
5 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) MCTS
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) Teradata
3 2 (2.94%) Telerik
4 1 (1.47%) Apple
4 1 (1.47%) Intapp