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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 24 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.86% - 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.38% - 4.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 0 13
Median daily rate £375 - £315
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 - £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +71.87% -  

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 Wales with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 156 139 284
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.08% 24.96% 33.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 104 202
Median daily rate £370 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.50 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.24% -24.54%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 23 £375 - 3
North Wales - 1 - - 1
Entity Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 22 (84.62%) LINQ
3 21 (80.77%) Unit Testing
3 21 (80.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (80.77%) Visual Studio
3 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 21 (80.77%) OOP
4 20 (76.92%) Windows
4 20 (76.92%) RDBMS
4 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (76.92%) Relational Database
5 19 (73.08%) WCF
6 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
7 16 (61.54%) WinForms
7 16 (61.54%) Oracle9i Database
7 16 (61.54%) PL/SQL
7 16 (61.54%) Oracle
7 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
7 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database
8 15 (57.69%) Code First Entity Framework
8 15 (57.69%) Oracle Forms
9 14 (53.85%) Scrum
10 13 (50.00%) Informatics
11 12 (46.15%) UML
11 12 (46.15%) MSBuild
12 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
12 11 (42.31%) MVC
12 11 (42.31%) Test Automation

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (76.92%) RDBMS
1 20 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle Database 11g
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
4 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (80.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 21 (80.77%) Visual Studio
2 15 (57.69%) Oracle Forms
3 12 (46.15%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (3.85%) Advertising
1 1 (3.85%) Back Office
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (96.15%) Developer
2 21 (80.77%) .NET Developer
3 8 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (19.23%) .NET Software Developer
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Developer
6 5 (19.23%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (15.38%) C# Developer
7 4 (15.38%) Oracle Forms Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (11.54%) Senior .NET Software Developer
9 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (7.69%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (7.69%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 2 (7.69%) WinForms Developer
10 1 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 1 (3.85%) Senior SQL Developer
10 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 22 (84.62%) LINQ
3 19 (73.08%) WCF
4 16 (61.54%) WinForms
5 15 (57.69%) Code First Entity Framework
6 11 (42.31%) ASP.NET
7 7 (26.92%) Web Services
8 6 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (23.08%) jQuery
8 6 (23.08%) SOAP
9 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) OOP
1 21 (80.77%) Unit Testing
2 20 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (53.85%) Scrum
4 13 (50.00%) Informatics
5 12 (46.15%) UML
6 11 (42.31%) MVC
6 11 (42.31%) Test Automation
7 8 (30.77%) MVVM
8 2 (7.69%) SDLC
9 1 (3.85%) Health Informatics
9 1 (3.85%) High Availability
9 1 (3.85%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.85%) OO
9 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 21 (80.77%) SQL
3 16 (61.54%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) HP
3 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
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