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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
London / City of London
Rank 131 119 161
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +42
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 22 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.76% 0.97% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.08% 3.03% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 28
Median daily rate £469 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
-72.34% -

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
1059 990 1543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.59% 32.15% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 827 1249
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 36 (97.30%) C#
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 35 (94.59%) SQL Server
2 35 (94.59%) .NET Framework
3 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (70.27%) SQL
5 22 (59.46%) TDD
6 20 (54.05%) WCF
7 18 (48.65%) T-SQL
7 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
8 17 (45.95%) Scrum
9 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
10 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 14 (37.84%) MVC
12 13 (35.14%) HTML
12 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
13 11 (29.73%) Windows
13 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (29.73%) WPF
14 10 (27.03%) RESTful
14 10 (27.03%) BDD
14 10 (27.03%) SOA
14 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 9 (24.32%) OOP
15 9 (24.32%) NUnit
15 9 (24.32%) MSTest
15 9 (24.32%) HTML5
15 9 (24.32%) LINQ
16 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC

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 1 (2.70%) Confluence
1 1 (2.70%) IIS
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) HTTP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
1 1 (2.70%) Intranet
1 1 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (94.59%) SQL Server
2 15 (40.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (21.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.41%) MOLAP
7 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.70%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) MSTest
1 9 (24.32%) NUnit
2 6 (16.22%) SpecFlow
3 5 (13.51%) Selenium
3 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (21.62%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.70%) Front Office
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (91.89%) Developer
2 20 (54.05%) C# Developer
3 15 (40.54%) Senior Developer
4 14 (37.84%) .NET Developer
5 11 (29.73%) Senior C# Developer
6 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Developer in Test
6 5 (13.51%) Senior .NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) SQL Developer
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence Lead
8 3 (8.11%) WPF Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Agile Developer
9 2 (5.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Senior Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) .NET
2 35 (94.59%) .NET Framework
3 20 (54.05%) WCF
4 18 (48.65%) ASP.NET
5 13 (35.14%) HTML
6 11 (29.73%) WPF
7 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (27.03%) RESTful
8 9 (24.32%) HTML5
8 9 (24.32%) LINQ
9 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (21.62%) CSS
10 6 (16.22%) REST
10 6 (16.22%) Task Parallel Library
11 5 (13.51%) Web Services
12 4 (10.81%) jQuery
13 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
13 3 (8.11%) CSS3
13 3 (8.11%) Dapper ORM
13 3 (8.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) TDD
3 17 (45.95%) Scrum
4 14 (37.84%) MVC
5 10 (27.03%) BDD
5 10 (27.03%) SOA
6 9 (24.32%) OOP
7 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (16.22%) Multithreading
9 5 (13.51%) Agile Testing
9 5 (13.51%) ATDD
9 5 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (13.51%) Data Modelling
9 5 (13.51%) MVVM
9 5 (13.51%) OO
9 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
10 4 (10.81%) ETL
10 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.81%) Performance Optimisation
10 4 (10.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 26 (70.27%) SQL
3 18 (48.65%) T-SQL
4 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (2.70%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
6 1 (2.70%) Scala
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) Infragistics
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) LexisNexis
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik