Period
to 21 October 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 21 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 42 -
Rank change year-on-year -36 - +61
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 27 33 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.00% 3.62% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 12.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 0
South Wales median daily rate £400 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £304
% change year-on-year +6.67% +23.46% -32.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 -
Wales median hourly rate - £23.14 -

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 471 257 284
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 34.86% 28.18% 25.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 195 208
South Wales median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +13.33%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £279
90th Percentile £538 £488 £538
Wales median daily rate £419 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +4.69% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
South Wales median hourly rate £21.75 £21.57 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +0.33% +34.38%
Wales median hourly rate £21.75 £21.57 £21.50
% change year-on-year +0.81% +0.33% -27.12%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 21 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
Cardiff -31 23 £400 +7.02% 4
Entity Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 24 (88.89%) MVC
3 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 18 (66.67%) Unit Testing
4 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
6 15 (55.56%) SQL
6 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (51.85%) NUnit
7 14 (51.85%) MSTest
8 13 (48.15%) Android
8 13 (48.15%) Apple iOS
8 13 (48.15%) Xamarin
8 13 (48.15%) Android Development
8 13 (48.15%) iOS Development
8 13 (48.15%) LINQ
8 13 (48.15%) OOP
9 12 (44.44%) C#
9 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
9 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
9 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
10 11 (40.74%) XAML
10 11 (40.74%) WPF
10 11 (40.74%) Windows
11 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
11 10 (37.04%) Coaching
12 9 (33.33%) Scrum
13 8 (29.63%) TDD
13 8 (29.63%) HTML

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 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
1 12 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (51.85%) MSTest
1 14 (51.85%) NUnit
2 6 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.11%) NCrunch
4 3 (11.11%) ReSharper
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Lead Developer
4 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) C# Developer
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Developer
5 4 (14.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Lead .NET Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Lead Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Xamarin Developer
7 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Azure Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 21 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 18 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (48.15%) LINQ
5 11 (40.74%) WPF
6 8 (29.63%) CSS
6 8 (29.63%) HTML
6 8 (29.63%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (14.81%) WCF
9 3 (11.11%) .NET Core
9 3 (11.11%) Ajax
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (11.11%) Aurelia
9 3 (11.11%) JSON
9 3 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (11.11%) React
9 3 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Android
1 13 (48.15%) Apple iOS
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) MVC
2 18 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) Android Development
4 13 (48.15%) iOS Development
4 13 (48.15%) OOP
5 12 (44.44%) Mentoring
6 10 (37.04%) Coaching
7 9 (33.33%) Scrum
8 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (18.52%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (11.11%) BDD
11 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) OO
11 3 (11.11%) SOA
11 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) SQL
2 12 (44.44%) C#
3 11 (40.74%) XAML
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (18.52%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (48.15%) Xamarin
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.70%) Apple