The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 146 140 180
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +40
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 16 63 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.46% 1.15% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.42% 3.86% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 55 27
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £495 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.35 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-10.42% -2.77%
Entity Framework
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1123 1634 1861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 32.48% 29.82% 29.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 953 1285 1414
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.72 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -51.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £17.65 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.94 £60.00 £190.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Entity Framework across the City of London region.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the City of London region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the City of London region.

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 39 (90.70%) C#
3 38 (88.37%) .NET Framework
4 35 (81.40%) SQL Server
5 34 (79.07%) MVC
6 31 (72.09%) ASP.NET
7 26 (60.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (58.14%) SQL
9 22 (51.16%) WCF
10 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
11 20 (46.51%) T-SQL
11 20 (46.51%) jQuery
11 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
12 19 (44.19%) TDD
12 19 (44.19%) HTML
13 18 (41.86%) CSS
14 17 (39.53%) WPF
15 15 (34.88%) HTML5
16 14 (32.56%) LINQ
16 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
16 14 (32.56%) NUnit
17 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
17 12 (27.91%) CSS3
17 12 (27.91%) NSubstitute
18 11 (25.58%) Jasmine
18 11 (25.58%) TeamCity
18 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
19 10 (23.26%) BDD
19 10 (23.26%) Octopus Deploy

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (6.98%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (81.40%) SQL Server
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) NUnit
1 14 (32.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (27.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (27.91%) NSubstitute
3 11 (25.58%) Jasmine
3 11 (25.58%) TeamCity
4 10 (23.26%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (18.60%) NCrunch
5 8 (18.60%) Selenium
6 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
7 6 (13.95%) SpecFlow
8 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
8 3 (6.98%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (4.65%) CruiseControl
9 2 (4.65%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.65%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 2 (4.65%) MSBuild
9 2 (4.65%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Banking
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Front Office
5 1 (2.33%) Advertising
5 1 (2.33%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (81.40%) Developer
2 21 (48.84%) .NET Developer
3 17 (39.53%) Senior Developer
4 12 (27.91%) C# Developer
5 8 (18.60%) ASP.NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior .NET Developer
6 7 (16.28%) Senior C# Developer
7 6 (13.95%) .NET Designer
7 6 (13.95%) Designer
7 6 (13.95%) Senior Designer
7 6 (13.95%) Senior UI Designer
7 6 (13.95%) UI Designer
8 5 (11.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 4 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Senior UI Developer
9 4 (9.30%) UI Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Senior Applications Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (93.02%) .NET
2 38 (88.37%) .NET Framework
3 31 (72.09%) ASP.NET
4 26 (60.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 22 (51.16%) WCF
6 20 (46.51%) AngularJS
6 20 (46.51%) jQuery
7 19 (44.19%) HTML
8 18 (41.86%) CSS
9 17 (39.53%) WPF
10 15 (34.88%) HTML5
11 14 (32.56%) LINQ
12 12 (27.91%) CSS3
13 10 (23.26%) Kendo UI
14 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (16.28%) Web Services
16 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 6 (13.95%) Caliburn.Micro
17 5 (11.63%) XML
18 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) MVC
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (44.19%) TDD
4 11 (25.58%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (23.26%) BDD
6 9 (20.93%) MVVM
6 9 (20.93%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
7 8 (18.60%) Pair Programming
8 6 (13.95%) SOLID
8 6 (13.95%) Web Development
9 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (9.30%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (9.30%) SDLC
9 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.98%) CRM
11 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
11 2 (4.65%) OO
11 2 (4.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (90.70%) C#
2 25 (58.14%) SQL
3 21 (48.84%) JavaScript
4 20 (46.51%) T-SQL
5 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.65%) PHP
6 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.33%) Java
7 1 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (2.33%) VB
7 1 (2.33%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) DataSynapse
2 2 (4.65%) Twitter
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) Sitecore