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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 43 42
Rank change year-on-year -20 -1  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 2 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.29% 5.39% 2.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.98% 13.91% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 28 8
Median daily rate £344 £420 £293
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.15% +43.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £486 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £68.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.96% +47.30%  

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 205 266 184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 29.24% 38.72% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 182 101
Median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £66.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +103.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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 28 March 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 -15 1 £338 -19.64% 3
West Wales - 1 £350 - 1
Entity Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Scrum
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
5 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
5 7 (63.64%) OOP
5 7 (63.64%) NUnit
5 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (63.64%) MSTest
5 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
5 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
5 7 (63.64%) Coaching
5 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
5 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
7 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (36.36%) Use Case
7 4 (36.36%) C#
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) Advertising
8 2 (18.18%) NHS

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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MSBuild
1 7 (63.64%) MSTest
1 7 (63.64%) NUnit
1 7 (63.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (18.18%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Azure Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET
2 10 (90.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (63.64%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) LINQ
6 1 (9.09%) Ajax
6 1 (9.09%) WCF
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
3 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (63.64%) Business Analysis
4 7 (63.64%) Coaching
4 7 (63.64%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (63.64%) Mentoring
4 7 (63.64%) OOP
4 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Data Flow Diagram
5 4 (36.36%) Use Case
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
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