Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 15 July 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 55 55
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +15
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 25 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.87% 2.75% 3.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.35% 10.24% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 26
South Wales median daily rate £400 £370 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -12.43% +34.13%
10th Percentile £362 £191 £244
90th Percentile £440 £400 £510
Wales median daily rate £400 £370 £423
% change year-on-year +8.11% -12.43% +39.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
South Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 £68.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -66.22% -
Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 £68.50
% change year-on-year - -66.22% -

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 South Wales with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 394 293 335
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 29.51% 26.88% 32.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 231 247
South Wales median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £304 £240 £281
90th Percentile £561 £525 £508
Wales median daily rate £411 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +6.96% +2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
South Wales median hourly rate - £18.25 £45.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.67% +39.23%
Wales median hourly rate - £18.25 £45.25
% change year-on-year - -59.67% +3.43%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in South Wales

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in South Wales

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 15 July 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
Cardiff -27 15 £410 +10.81% 4
Bridgend - 2 - -
Entity Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) MVC
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 20 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
4 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (64.00%) C#
6 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (48.00%) SQL
8 12 (48.00%) Scrum
8 12 (48.00%) jQuery
9 11 (44.00%) TDD
9 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (40.00%) LINQ
10 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
10 10 (40.00%) MSTest
10 10 (40.00%) NUnit
10 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 10 (40.00%) OOP
11 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
11 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
11 9 (36.00%) WCF
11 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (36.00%) Coaching
11 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (32.00%) HTML
13 7 (28.00%) CSS
13 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (16.00%) CMS
1 4 (16.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (56.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (36.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (36.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (24.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MSTest
1 10 (40.00%) NUnit
2 7 (28.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (4.00%) Back Office
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (80.00%) Developer
2 17 (68.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Azure Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Azure Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 19 (76.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 12 (48.00%) jQuery
5 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
6 10 (40.00%) LINQ
7 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (36.00%) WCF
8 8 (32.00%) HTML
9 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (28.00%) CSS
10 6 (24.00%) .NET Core
10 6 (24.00%) SOAP
11 5 (20.00%) Aurelia
11 5 (20.00%) JSON
11 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (20.00%) React
11 5 (20.00%) REST
11 5 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) MVC
2 20 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (48.00%) Scrum
5 11 (44.00%) TDD
6 10 (40.00%) OOP
7 9 (36.00%) Coaching
7 9 (36.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (24.00%) Software Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (20.00%) Microservices
9 5 (20.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (16.00%) DevOps
11 2 (8.00%) Server Building
12 1 (4.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (64.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 6 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Sitecore
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle