Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 58 69
Rank change year-on-year +9 +11 +19
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 30 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.81% 3.07% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.49% 9.76% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 25 15
South Wales median daily rate £370 £425 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.94% +34.92% -12.50%
10th Percentile £191 £270 £283
90th Percentile £400 £511 £450
Wales median daily rate £370 £425 £305
% change year-on-year -12.94% +39.34% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
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 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 South Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 286 328 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 26.80% 31.51% 33.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 223 239 272
South Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £240 £285 £250
90th Percentile £525 £513 £450
Wales median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
South Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £45.25 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.67% +118.07% -28.14%
10th Percentile £16.19 £39.02 £11.23
90th Percentile £23.39 £70.25 £31.28
Wales median hourly rate £18.25 £45.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -59.67% +39.23% +7.44%

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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 2017. 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 +12 28 £370 -10.84%
Entity Framework
Wales

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 30 (100.00%) .NET
1 30 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 27 (90.00%) OOP
2 27 (90.00%) LINQ
2 27 (90.00%) Unit Testing
3 26 (86.67%) SQL
3 26 (86.67%) RDBMS
3 26 (86.67%) Relational Database
4 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (80.00%) C#
6 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
7 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
7 21 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (66.67%) Windows
9 19 (63.33%) WCF
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
10 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
10 16 (53.33%) MVC
10 16 (53.33%) WinForms
10 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
11 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
11 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
11 15 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
12 14 (46.67%) Scrum
13 13 (43.33%) Informatics
14 12 (40.00%) MSBuild
14 12 (40.00%) UML
15 11 (36.67%) Test Automation

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (86.67%) RDBMS
1 26 (86.67%) Relational Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle9i Database
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (70.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (40.00%) MSBuild
4 6 (20.00%) MSTest
4 6 (20.00%) NUnit
General
1 1 (3.33%) Back Office
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 26 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Oracle Developer
8 2 (6.67%) WinForms Developer
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Programmer
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Software Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
1 30 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 27 (90.00%) LINQ
3 19 (63.33%) WCF
4 16 (53.33%) WinForms
5 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 15 (50.00%) Code First Entity Framework
6 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (33.33%) jQuery
7 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 6 (20.00%) SOAP
7 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) NHS
2 2 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (90.00%) OOP
1 27 (90.00%) Unit Testing
2 25 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (53.33%) MVC
4 14 (46.67%) Scrum
5 13 (43.33%) Informatics
6 12 (40.00%) UML
7 11 (36.67%) Test Automation
8 8 (26.67%) MVVM
9 6 (20.00%) Coaching
9 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 2 (6.67%) SDLC
11 1 (3.33%) Health Informatics
11 1 (3.33%) OO
11 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) SQL
2 24 (80.00%) C#
3 16 (53.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (53.33%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Xamarin