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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 172 165 192
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +27
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 36 34 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.61% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.03% 1.98% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 20 26
Average daily rate
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£406 £431 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £364 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.90 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+56.85% +45.83%
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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
1774 1716 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.30% 29.57% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1443 1288 1635
Average daily rate £450 £438 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £28.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 100 (99.01%) .NET Framework
3 97 (96.04%) C#
4 81 (80.20%) SQL Server
5 79 (78.22%) ASP.NET
5 79 (78.22%) MVC
6 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (58.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (50.50%) JavaScript
9 44 (43.56%) TDD
10 43 (42.57%) WCF
11 40 (39.60%) LINQ
12 39 (38.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 39 (38.61%) HTML
13 38 (37.62%) Scrum
14 35 (34.65%) jQuery
15 30 (29.70%) AngularJS
16 29 (28.71%) Unit Testing
17 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET Web API
18 26 (25.74%) HTML5
18 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
18 26 (25.74%) CSS
18 26 (25.74%) Ajax
19 25 (24.75%) BDD
20 22 (21.78%) Razor View Engine
20 22 (21.78%) Finance
20 22 (21.78%) SQL
21 20 (19.80%) Team Foundation Server
22 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
23 18 (17.82%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (14.85%) CMS
2 12 (11.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 12 (11.88%) Kentico
3 11 (10.89%) Umbraco
4 8 (7.92%) MQSeries
5 4 (3.96%) Node.js
6 3 (2.97%) JBoss
6 3 (2.97%) Apache
6 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.98%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (15.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) HTTP
2 2 (1.98%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) Firewall
3 1 (0.99%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (80.20%) SQL Server
2 39 (38.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (9.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (7.92%) NoSQL
6 6 (5.94%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.97%) MySQL
7 3 (2.97%) MS Access
7 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (8.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (8.91%) ReSharper
3 8 (7.92%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.94%) NUnit
4 6 (5.94%) MSBuild
4 6 (5.94%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.97%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (2.97%) Moq
5 3 (2.97%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.98%) Subversion
7 1 (0.99%) JIRA
7 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.99%) Selenium
7 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.99%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.99%) CodeRush
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.99%) NCrunch
7 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (21.78%) Finance
2 17 (16.83%) Banking
3 7 (6.93%) Financial Institution
4 6 (5.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Games
5 2 (1.98%) Front Office
5 2 (1.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (96.04%) Developer
2 62 (61.39%) .NET Developer
3 29 (28.71%) Senior Developer
4 17 (16.83%) C# Developer
5 15 (14.85%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (12.87%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (12.87%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.92%) CRM Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
9 7 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Agile .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Microsoft Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Umbraco Developer
12 2 (1.98%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 100 (99.01%) .NET Framework
3 79 (78.22%) ASP.NET
4 59 (58.42%) ASP.NET MVC
5 43 (42.57%) WCF
6 40 (39.60%) LINQ
7 39 (38.61%) HTML
8 35 (34.65%) jQuery
9 30 (29.70%) AngularJS
10 27 (26.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 26 (25.74%) HTML5
11 26 (25.74%) Ajax
11 26 (25.74%) CSS
12 22 (21.78%) Razor View Engine
13 18 (17.82%) SOAP
14 16 (15.84%) XML
14 16 (15.84%) CSS3
14 16 (15.84%) Kendo UI
15 15 (14.85%) Web Services
15 15 (14.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.96%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (2.97%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.99%) User Experience
4 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.99%) Derivative
4 1 (0.99%) Spread Betting
4 1 (0.99%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.99%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 1 (0.99%) Android
2 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (78.22%) MVC
2 66 (65.35%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (43.56%) TDD
4 38 (37.62%) Scrum
5 29 (28.71%) Unit Testing
6 25 (24.75%) BDD
7 19 (18.81%) E-Commerce
8 17 (16.83%) OO
8 17 (16.83%) SOA
9 15 (14.85%) Pair Programming
10 14 (13.86%) Mentoring
11 12 (11.88%) OOP
12 9 (8.91%) Technical Architecture
12 9 (8.91%) Web Development
12 9 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (7.92%) CRM
13 8 (7.92%) EAI
13 8 (7.92%) OOD
14 7 (6.93%) Systems Analysis
15 6 (5.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 97 (96.04%) C#
2 51 (50.50%) JavaScript
3 22 (21.78%) SQL
4 14 (13.86%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.95%) Java
6 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.99%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (8.91%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.98%) Degree
4 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) SLA
1 1 (0.99%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) MOM
Vendors
1 26 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Telerik
3 12 (11.88%) Sitecore
4 11 (10.89%) EPiServer
5 8 (7.92%) IBM
6 3 (2.97%) Twitter
7 1 (0.99%) Oracle
7 1 (0.99%) TIBCO