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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 131 182 179
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -3
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 59 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.08% 0.45% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 1.51% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 24 22
Average daily rate
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£400 £381 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.91% +15.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £618 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
Entity Framework
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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
1633 1925 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.03% 29.72% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1277 1439 1401
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 17
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.24% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework.

1 89 (97.80%) C#
2 86 (94.51%) .NET
2 86 (94.51%) .NET Framework
3 77 (84.62%) MVC
4 70 (76.92%) SQL Server
4 70 (76.92%) ASP.NET
5 61 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
7 48 (52.75%) WCF
8 39 (42.86%) TDD
9 35 (38.46%) LINQ
10 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
11 33 (36.26%) Scrum
12 30 (32.97%) jQuery
12 30 (32.97%) SQL Server 2008
13 27 (29.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
14 26 (28.57%) SQL
15 25 (27.47%) HTML
15 25 (27.47%) BDD
16 24 (26.37%) Unit Testing
16 24 (26.37%) Razor View Engine
17 23 (25.27%) CMS
18 20 (21.98%) E-Commerce
18 20 (21.98%) Sitecore
19 19 (20.88%) Sitecore CMS
19 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (20.88%) OO
19 19 (20.88%) Ajax
20 18 (19.78%) CSS

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (25.27%) CMS
2 19 (20.88%) Sitecore CMS
3 18 (19.78%) Umbraco
3 18 (19.78%) Kentico
4 6 (6.59%) Node.js
5 3 (3.30%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.30%) JBoss
5 3 (3.30%) Apache
5 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.30%) MQSeries
5 3 (3.30%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.20%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.10%) DNN
7 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 30 (32.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.30%) MS Access
7 3 (3.30%) MySQL
7 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.19%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.69%) SpecFlow
4 6 (6.59%) Moq
4 6 (6.59%) NUnit
5 5 (5.49%) ReSharper
6 4 (4.40%) MSTest
6 4 (4.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 3 (3.30%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 1 (1.10%) Selenium
9 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (1.10%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 5 (5.49%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Advertising
4 3 (3.30%) Front Office
5 2 (2.20%) Legal
5 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.10%) Games
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (87.91%) Developer
2 50 (54.95%) .NET Developer
3 17 (18.68%) C# Developer
4 14 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 11 (12.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Umbraco Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Applications Support
10 4 (4.40%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Applications Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Sitecore Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Architect
11 3 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (94.51%) .NET
1 86 (94.51%) .NET Framework
2 70 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 56 (61.54%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (52.75%) WCF
5 35 (38.46%) LINQ
6 30 (32.97%) jQuery
7 27 (29.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (27.47%) HTML
9 24 (26.37%) Razor View Engine
10 19 (20.88%) Ajax
11 18 (19.78%) CSS
12 17 (18.68%) RESTful
13 15 (16.48%) HTML5
14 14 (15.38%) Web Services
15 13 (14.29%) NHibernate
15 13 (14.29%) AngularJS
15 13 (14.29%) Kendo UI
16 11 (12.09%) CSS3
17 10 (10.99%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.49%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.30%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.30%) Derivative
3 2 (2.20%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Tandem
4 1 (1.10%) User Experience
4 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (84.62%) MVC
2 61 (67.03%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (42.86%) TDD
4 33 (36.26%) Scrum
5 25 (27.47%) BDD
6 24 (26.37%) Unit Testing
7 20 (21.98%) E-Commerce
8 19 (20.88%) OO
9 17 (18.68%) Pair Programming
10 16 (17.58%) Mentoring
11 13 (14.29%) OOP
12 11 (12.09%) SOA
13 9 (9.89%) OOD
14 7 (7.69%) Web Development
15 6 (6.59%) Workflow
16 5 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
17 3 (3.30%) OpenUP
17 3 (3.30%) Project Management
17 3 (3.30%) Technical Architecture
17 3 (3.30%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (97.80%) C#
2 34 (37.36%) JavaScript
3 26 (28.57%) SQL
4 10 (10.99%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.49%) Java
6 3 (3.30%) VB6
6 3 (3.30%) VB
7 2 (2.20%) PHP
7 2 (2.20%) XAML
8 1 (1.10%) COBOL
8 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (8.79%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 1 (1.10%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.30%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
Vendors
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (21.98%) Sitecore
3 16 (17.58%) EPiServer
4 11 (12.09%) Telerik
5 3 (3.30%) IBM
6 2 (2.20%) Twitter
6 2 (2.20%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.10%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle
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