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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 175 167 185
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 23 35 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.60% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 1.99% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 30
Average daily rate
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£406 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £369 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.53 - -
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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
1636 1756 2208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.44% 30.20% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1345 1297 1665
Average daily rate £450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 15
Average hourly rate £62.50 £45.00 £31.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +42.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £16.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £57.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (98.78%) .NET Framework
3 79 (96.34%) C#
4 68 (82.93%) SQL Server
5 66 (80.49%) ASP.NET
6 63 (76.83%) MVC
7 55 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
8 52 (63.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 44 (53.66%) JavaScript
10 41 (50.00%) WCF
11 35 (42.68%) TDD
12 34 (41.46%) LINQ
13 33 (40.24%) Scrum
14 31 (37.80%) HTML
15 30 (36.59%) SQL Server 2008
16 28 (34.15%) AngularJS
16 28 (34.15%) jQuery
17 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET Web API
18 24 (29.27%) Unit Testing
19 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
19 23 (28.05%) BDD
20 22 (26.83%) HTML5
20 22 (26.83%) CSS
21 21 (25.61%) SQL
22 20 (24.39%) Finance
22 20 (24.39%) Ajax
23 18 (21.95%) Razor View Engine
24 17 (20.73%) Team Foundation Server
24 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
25 16 (19.51%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (13.41%) Sitecore CMS
1 11 (13.41%) CMS
2 9 (10.98%) Umbraco
2 9 (10.98%) Kentico
3 8 (9.76%) MQSeries
4 4 (4.88%) Node.js
5 3 (3.66%) JBoss
5 3 (3.66%) Apache
5 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 14 (17.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.22%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (82.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (36.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (10.98%) NoSQL
3 9 (10.98%) Relational Database
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.44%) MySQL
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.22%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.22%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 17 (20.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.76%) TeamCity
3 7 (8.54%) ReSharper
3 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.32%) NUnit
4 6 (7.32%) MSBuild
4 6 (7.32%) SpecFlow
5 3 (3.66%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (3.66%) Moq
5 3 (3.66%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.44%) Subversion
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
7 1 (1.22%) Selenium
7 1 (1.22%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.22%) CodeRush
7 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.22%) NCrunch
7 1 (1.22%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 15 (18.29%) Banking
3 7 (8.54%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Front Office
6 1 (1.22%) Legal
6 1 (1.22%) Advertising
6 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (95.12%) Developer
2 50 (60.98%) .NET Developer
3 28 (34.15%) Senior Developer
4 16 (19.51%) C# Developer
5 13 (15.85%) Senior .NET Developer
6 12 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 11 (13.41%) ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (10.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.76%) CRM Developer
10 7 (8.54%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 5 (6.10%) Software Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 4 (4.88%) Agile .NET Developer
13 3 (3.66%) Java Developer
13 3 (3.66%) Senior Microsoft Developer
13 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Developer
14 2 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
14 2 (2.44%) Agile C# Developer
14 2 (2.44%) Sitecore Developer
14 2 (2.44%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (100.00%) .NET
2 81 (98.78%) .NET Framework
3 66 (80.49%) ASP.NET
4 52 (63.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 41 (50.00%) WCF
6 34 (41.46%) LINQ
7 31 (37.80%) HTML
8 28 (34.15%) jQuery
8 28 (34.15%) AngularJS
9 25 (30.49%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (26.83%) HTML5
10 22 (26.83%) CSS
11 20 (24.39%) Ajax
12 18 (21.95%) Razor View Engine
13 16 (19.51%) SOAP
14 14 (17.07%) CSS3
15 13 (15.85%) Web Services
15 13 (15.85%) XML
15 13 (15.85%) NHibernate
16 12 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.88%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.22%) User Experience
3 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.22%) Derivative
3 1 (1.22%) Spread Betting
3 1 (1.22%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) MVC
2 55 (67.07%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (42.68%) TDD
4 33 (40.24%) Scrum
5 24 (29.27%) Unit Testing
6 23 (28.05%) BDD
7 17 (20.73%) E-Commerce
8 16 (19.51%) SOA
9 15 (18.29%) OO
10 13 (15.85%) Pair Programming
11 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
12 10 (12.20%) OOP
13 9 (10.98%) CRM
13 9 (10.98%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.98%) Technical Architecture
14 8 (9.76%) Web Development
14 8 (9.76%) EAI
14 8 (9.76%) OOD
15 7 (8.54%) Systems Analysis
16 6 (7.32%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 79 (96.34%) C#
2 44 (53.66%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.61%) SQL
4 11 (13.41%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.10%) Java
6 1 (1.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
2 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.44%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 23 (28.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.41%) Sitecore
3 9 (10.98%) Telerik
3 9 (10.98%) EPiServer
4 8 (9.76%) IBM
5 3 (3.66%) Twitter
6 1 (1.22%) Oracle
6 1 (1.22%) TIBCO