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 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 132 124
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 25 28 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 0.73% 0.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.07% 2.73% 3.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 8
Median daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £298 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £332 £359
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.96% +47.30%  

Entity Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 814 1027 841
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 31.50% 26.70% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 685 513
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £17.30 £19.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £49.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 14 £325 +3.17% 14
Merseyside +3 4 £300 -7.61% 6
Lancashire +21 2 £342 - 5
Cheshire +15 2 £340 +4.61% 11
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 40 (86.96%) C#
3 37 (80.43%) MVC
4 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET
5 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
8 23 (50.00%) HTML
9 22 (47.83%) SQL
9 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
10 15 (32.61%) CSS
11 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
11 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (23.91%) XML
13 10 (21.74%) Web Development
14 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (17.39%) jQuery
15 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (15.22%) CMS
16 7 (15.22%) Scrum
16 7 (15.22%) WCF
16 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
16 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
16 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
17 6 (13.04%) Umbraco
17 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
17 6 (13.04%) TDD
18 5 (10.87%) Project Management
18 5 (10.87%) Web Services

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 (15.22%) CMS
2 6 (13.04%) Umbraco
3 5 (10.87%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (6.52%) Kentico
5 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
6 1 (2.17%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.35%) Moq
3 2 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 36 (78.26%) .NET Developer
3 25 (54.35%) C# Developer
4 23 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Developer
6 6 (13.04%) HTML Developer
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 3 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) ASP Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
1 46 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 28 (60.87%) ASP.NET
3 26 (56.52%) ASP.NET MVC
4 23 (50.00%) HTML
5 15 (32.61%) CSS
6 13 (28.26%) AngularJS
7 11 (23.91%) XML
8 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (17.39%) jQuery
9 7 (15.22%) WCF
10 5 (10.87%) Web Services
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 4 (8.70%) LINQ
12 3 (6.52%) CSS3
12 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (6.52%) LINQ to SQL
12 3 (6.52%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) Fintech
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) MVC
2 27 (58.70%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Web Development
4 7 (15.22%) Scrum
4 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.04%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Project Management
6 5 (10.87%) SDLC
7 3 (6.52%) BDD
7 3 (6.52%) Content Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (6.52%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL
8 2 (4.35%) Microservices
8 2 (4.35%) UML
8 2 (4.35%) Web Application Development
9 1 (2.17%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (86.96%) C#
2 25 (54.35%) JavaScript
3 22 (47.83%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.52%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) HNC
1 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
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