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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 134 162 175
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 58 39 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.07% 0.65% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.62% 2.19% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 31 27
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +34.61%
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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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 100 (96.15%) C#
1 100 (96.15%) .NET
2 99 (95.19%) .NET Framework
3 88 (84.62%) SQL Server
4 86 (82.69%) MVC
5 80 (76.92%) ASP.NET
6 67 (64.42%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
8 53 (50.96%) WCF
9 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
10 48 (46.15%) LINQ
11 43 (41.35%) TDD
12 40 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
13 38 (36.54%) Scrum
14 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
14 34 (32.69%) jQuery
15 32 (30.77%) SQL
16 30 (28.85%) HTML
16 30 (28.85%) Unit Testing
16 30 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web API
17 28 (26.92%) Razor View Engine
17 28 (26.92%) BDD
18 27 (25.96%) Ajax
19 25 (24.04%) E-Commerce
20 23 (22.12%) CMS
21 21 (20.19%) CSS
21 21 (20.19%) OO
21 21 (20.19%) HTML5
21 21 (20.19%) Sitecore
22 20 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (22.12%) CMS
2 20 (19.23%) Sitecore CMS
2 20 (19.23%) Kentico
3 19 (18.27%) Umbraco
4 5 (4.81%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.81%) Node.js
5 3 (2.88%) JBoss
5 3 (2.88%) Apache
5 3 (2.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.88%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.92%) Sitefinity
6 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.96%) IIS
7 1 (0.96%) DNN
7 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (13.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.96%) SMTP
2 1 (0.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 40 (38.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (4.81%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.81%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (2.88%) MySQL
7 3 (2.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 8 (7.69%) NUnit
4 7 (6.73%) ReSharper
4 7 (6.73%) SpecFlow
5 5 (4.81%) Moq
6 4 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (3.85%) MSTest
7 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.92%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.96%) Selenium
9 1 (0.96%) JIRA
9 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.96%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.96%) NCrunch
General
1 17 (16.35%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Financial Institution
3 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.88%) Front Office
4 3 (2.88%) Legal
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Games
5 1 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 94 (90.38%) Developer
2 59 (56.73%) .NET Developer
3 20 (19.23%) Senior Developer
3 20 (19.23%) C# Developer
4 16 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (10.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (7.69%) CRM Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Umbraco Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (3.85%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Senior Microsoft Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Java Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Developer
12 3 (2.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (96.15%) .NET
2 99 (95.19%) .NET Framework
3 80 (76.92%) ASP.NET
4 67 (64.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (50.96%) WCF
6 48 (46.15%) LINQ
7 34 (32.69%) jQuery
8 30 (28.85%) HTML
8 30 (28.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (26.92%) Razor View Engine
10 27 (25.96%) Ajax
11 21 (20.19%) CSS
11 21 (20.19%) HTML5
12 20 (19.23%) RESTful
13 19 (18.27%) Web Services
13 19 (18.27%) AngularJS
14 17 (16.35%) Kendo UI
15 16 (15.38%) CSS3
16 15 (14.42%) XML
17 14 (13.46%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.88%) Derivative
2 3 (2.88%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.96%) Tandem
4 1 (0.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.96%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.96%) User Experience
4 1 (0.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (82.69%) MVC
2 65 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (41.35%) TDD
4 38 (36.54%) Scrum
5 30 (28.85%) Unit Testing
6 28 (26.92%) BDD
7 25 (24.04%) E-Commerce
8 21 (20.19%) OO
9 20 (19.23%) Mentoring
9 20 (19.23%) Pair Programming
10 14 (13.46%) OOP
11 11 (10.58%) OOD
11 11 (10.58%) SOA
12 9 (8.65%) Web Development
13 8 (7.69%) CRM
14 7 (6.73%) Workflow
15 5 (4.81%) Technical Architecture
15 5 (4.81%) EAI
15 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
16 4 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 100 (96.15%) C#
2 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
3 32 (30.77%) SQL
4 17 (16.35%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.81%) Java
6 2 (1.92%) XAML
7 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) Degree
3 1 (0.96%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
1 1 (0.96%) SLA
Vendors
1 34 (32.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.19%) Sitecore
3 18 (17.31%) EPiServer
4 14 (13.46%) Telerik
5 5 (4.81%) IBM
6 3 (2.88%) Twitter
7 2 (1.92%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle
8 1 (0.96%) Red Gate
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