Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 18 August 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 - 33
Rank change year-on-year - +33 -
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.29% - 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.60% - 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Northern Ireland median daily rate - - £325
UK median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +77.08% -49.30%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 192 290 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 49.36% 47.46% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 237 24
Northern Ireland median daily rate £443 £413 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.27% +32.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £311 £340 £254
90th Percentile £538 £493 £423
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.50 £13.78 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +2.04% -57.81%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.75 £14.17 £14.13
UK median hourly rate £41.52 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% +11.11% -2.76%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Northern Ireland

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in Northern Ireland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Northern Ireland

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
County Antrim - 2 - - 1
County Londonderry - 2 - - 2
Entity Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) OOD
4 2 (40.00%) B2B
4 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (40.00%) Analytics
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) WCF

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Azure Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) B2B
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) API Design
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft