Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 November 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 101 72
Rank change year-on-year +33 -29 +30
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 23 3 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.94% 0.21% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.08% 0.74% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 47
Wales median daily rate £375 £320 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.19% -28.89% +13.92%
10th Percentile £188 £277 £303
90th Percentile £400 £406 £530
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 - £66.00
10th Percentile £21.87 - £63.00
90th Percentile £24.42 - £69.00
UK median hourly rate £33.88 £31.25 £52.72
% change year-on-year +8.40% -40.72% +50.62%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 378 406 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 31.82% 28.63% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 299 425
Wales median daily rate £400 £438 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +21.53% +2.86%
10th Percentile £250 £299 £241
90th Percentile £550 £575 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 15
Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £21.50 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.63% -27.12% +31.11%
10th Percentile £21.87 £21.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £24.42 £21.50 £59.15
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Wales

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Wales

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Wales

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
South Wales - 22 £375 -
Entity Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Wales region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 21 (91.30%) LINQ
2 21 (91.30%) OOP
3 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
3 20 (86.96%) SQL
3 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (86.96%) Unit Testing
4 19 (82.61%) Relational Database
4 19 (82.61%) RDBMS
5 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
5 18 (78.26%) MVC
6 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (65.22%) MSTest
7 15 (65.22%) NUnit
8 14 (60.87%) Mentoring
8 14 (60.87%) Coaching
9 12 (52.17%) Degree
10 11 (47.83%) jQuery
11 8 (34.78%) C#
12 6 (26.09%) NHS
13 5 (21.74%) WinForms
13 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
13 5 (21.74%) Windows
13 5 (21.74%) Oracle
13 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
13 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
13 5 (21.74%) Oracle9i Database
13 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (82.61%) RDBMS
1 19 (82.61%) Relational Database
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MSTest
1 15 (65.22%) NUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
3 4 (17.39%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (8.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Developer
2 20 (86.96%) .NET Developer
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Lead Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
1 23 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 21 (91.30%) LINQ
3 18 (78.26%) ASP.NET
4 17 (73.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (47.83%) jQuery
6 5 (21.74%) Code First Entity Framework
6 5 (21.74%) WCF
6 5 (21.74%) WinForms
7 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) OOP
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) Unit Testing
3 18 (78.26%) MVC
4 14 (60.87%) Coaching
4 14 (60.87%) Mentoring
5 4 (17.39%) Informatics
5 4 (17.39%) MVVM
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
5 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
5 4 (17.39%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) OO
7 1 (4.35%) SDLC
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) Xamarin