Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 179 169 159
Rank change year-on-year -10 -10 +21
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 31 45 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 0.80% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.66% 2.44% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 35
North West median daily rate £325 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £213 £291 £286
90th Percentile £450 £424 £391
England median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £23.39
% change year-on-year +8.33% +92.41% -45.77%

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 1,869 1,842 1,731
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 32.97% 32.90% 31.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,297 1,263 1,198
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £274
90th Percentile £575 £546 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 32
North West median hourly rate £36.23 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.40% -6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £14.96 £14.88 £26.00
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.00 £51.69
England median hourly rate £41.85 £41.41 £40.50
% change year-on-year +1.04% +2.25% +4.85%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 -17 12 £363 +3.57% 22
Cheshire 0 7 £400 +14.29% 22
Merseyside -6 7 £288 - 7
Lancashire -13 5 £225 - 10
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 29 (93.55%) MVC
2 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 28 (90.32%) .NET Framework
3 23 (74.19%) C#
4 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
5 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
6 15 (48.39%) SQL
6 15 (48.39%) AngularJS
7 14 (45.16%) CSS
8 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio
8 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (38.71%) HTML
10 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
11 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
13 8 (25.81%) .NET Core
14 7 (22.58%) Vue.js
14 7 (22.58%) SOLID
14 7 (22.58%) TDD
14 7 (22.58%) jQuery
15 6 (19.35%) JSON
15 6 (19.35%) SOAP
15 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
15 6 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
16 5 (16.13%) HTML5
16 5 (16.13%) MVVM
16 5 (16.13%) User Experience
16 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project

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 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.45%) SQLite
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (3.23%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.23%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 24 (77.42%) .NET Developer
3 11 (35.48%) C# Developer
4 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Developer
9 2 (6.45%) .NET Web Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Angular Developer
9 2 (6.45%) C# Web Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Web Developer
10 1 (3.23%) C# Programmer
10 1 (3.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
10 1 (3.23%) UI/UX Developer
10 1 (3.23%) UX Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
1 28 (90.32%) .NET Framework
2 15 (48.39%) AngularJS
3 14 (45.16%) CSS
4 13 (41.94%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (38.71%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
7 9 (29.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (25.81%) .NET Core
9 7 (22.58%) jQuery
9 7 (22.58%) Vue.js
10 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (19.35%) JSON
10 6 (19.35%) KnockoutJS
10 6 (19.35%) SOAP
11 5 (16.13%) HTML5
11 5 (16.13%) Web Services
12 4 (12.90%) Ajax
12 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
1 5 (16.13%) User Experience
2 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Android
1 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (93.55%) MVC
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (22.58%) SOLID
3 7 (22.58%) TDD
4 5 (16.13%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (16.13%) MVVM
4 5 (16.13%) Workflow
5 4 (12.90%) DevOps
5 4 (12.90%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (12.90%) UX Design
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security
6 3 (9.68%) SOA
6 3 (9.68%) Sprint Planning
6 3 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (6.45%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.45%) RAD
7 2 (6.45%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.23%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) C#
2 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) Apple
3 3 (9.68%) Xamarin
4 1 (3.23%) Adobe
4 1 (3.23%) Telerik