The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 295 273 239
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -34
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 352 363 408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.66% 0.72% 0.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 2.55% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 237 282
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.06% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £53.27 - £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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in England

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Entity Framework across the England region.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in England

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in England

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the England region.

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in England

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 127 £400 - 42
South East -43 70 £350 +6.46% 37
Yorkshire -18 34 £328 +9.16% 15
East of England +9 30 £338 +12.50% 17
South West +4 24 £325 +8.33% 28
North East -11 22 £288 -17.85% 11
West Midlands +4 20 £318 -13.01% 17
North West -46 12 £313 -3.84% 39
East Midlands -3 11 £325 -5.10% 18
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Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 712 (97.14%) .NET
2 696 (94.95%) .NET Framework
3 660 (90.04%) C#
4 583 (79.54%) MVC
5 487 (66.44%) ASP.NET
6 482 (65.76%) SQL Server
7 390 (53.21%) JavaScript
8 352 (48.02%) ASP.NET MVC
9 350 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
10 296 (40.38%) jQuery
11 292 (39.84%) HTML
12 285 (38.88%) WCF
13 261 (35.61%) SQL
14 242 (33.02%) TDD
15 237 (32.33%) CSS
16 197 (26.88%) AngularJS
17 194 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
18 181 (24.69%) Microsoft
19 180 (24.56%) Scrum
20 155 (21.15%) LINQ
21 141 (19.24%) HTML5
22 135 (18.42%) Unit Testing
22 135 (18.42%) Web Services
23 118 (16.10%) SQL Server 2008
24 117 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
24 117 (15.96%) Visual Studio
25 98 (13.37%) T-SQL
26 92 (12.55%) BDD
27 90 (12.28%) KnockoutJS
27 90 (12.28%) WPF

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 38 (5.18%) CMS
2 33 (4.50%) Node.js
3 28 (3.82%) IIS
4 23 (3.14%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.46%) Umbraco
6 17 (2.32%) K2 blackpearl
7 14 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.36%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.23%) Kentico
10 5 (0.68%) Immediacy CMS
10 5 (0.68%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.41%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.41%) JBoss
12 3 (0.41%) Apache
12 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.27%) WordPress
13 2 (0.27%) EPiServer CMS
13 2 (0.27%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 47 (6.41%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.95%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.41%) MS Office
5 2 (0.27%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.55%) Aligne
2 4 (0.55%) Maximo
2 4 (0.55%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.14%) RMDS
4 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.14%) SaaS
3 1 (0.14%) PaaS
3 1 (0.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.41%) HTTP
2 9 (1.23%) Internet
3 3 (0.41%) DNS
3 3 (0.41%) SSL
3 3 (0.41%) SMTP
4 1 (0.14%) ATM
4 1 (0.14%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 482 (65.76%) SQL Server
2 118 (16.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 45 (6.14%) NoSQL
5 40 (5.46%) Relational Database
6 31 (4.23%) MongoDB
6 31 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (3.14%) MySQL
8 19 (2.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 13 (1.77%) CouchDB
10 13 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (1.50%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.55%) MS Access
14 4 (0.55%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
15 3 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 117 (15.96%) Visual Studio
1 117 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 70 (9.55%) NUnit
3 59 (8.05%) TeamCity
4 49 (6.68%) Subversion
5 42 (5.73%) Git (software)
6 35 (4.77%) ReSharper
7 26 (3.55%) Selenium
7 26 (3.55%) Rhino Mocks
7 26 (3.55%) SpecFlow
8 22 (3.00%) MSTest
9 17 (2.32%) MSBuild
10 16 (2.18%) Octopus Deploy
11 15 (2.05%) Moq
12 8 (1.09%) CruiseControl
12 8 (1.09%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (0.55%) Xcode
14 4 (0.55%) JIRA
14 4 (0.55%) Cucumber
General
1 81 (11.05%) Finance
2 42 (5.73%) Banking
3 18 (2.46%) Legal
4 17 (2.32%) Retail
5 15 (2.05%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.64%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.50%) Back Office
8 7 (0.95%) Advertising
8 7 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 7 (0.95%) Marketing
9 6 (0.82%) Front Office
10 5 (0.68%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
12 2 (0.27%) Local Government
12 2 (0.27%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Automotive
13 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 646 (88.13%) Developer
2 416 (56.75%) .NET Developer
3 183 (24.97%) C# Developer
4 118 (16.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 106 (14.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 82 (11.19%) Senior Developer
7 67 (9.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 60 (8.19%) Web Developer
9 50 (6.82%) Software Developer
10 44 (6.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 37 (5.05%) Agile .NET Developer
12 36 (4.91%) Software Engineer
13 24 (3.27%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (3.14%) WPF Developer
15 21 (2.86%) Architect
16 19 (2.59%) Applications Developer
16 19 (2.59%) .NET Web Developer
17 15 (2.05%) SQL Developer
17 15 (2.05%) CRM Developer
18 13 (1.77%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (97.14%) .NET
2 696 (94.95%) .NET Framework
3 487 (66.44%) ASP.NET
4 352 (48.02%) ASP.NET MVC
5 296 (40.38%) jQuery
6 292 (39.84%) HTML
7 285 (38.88%) WCF
8 237 (32.33%) CSS
9 197 (26.88%) AngularJS
10 194 (26.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 155 (21.15%) LINQ
12 141 (19.24%) HTML5
13 135 (18.42%) Web Services
14 90 (12.28%) WPF
14 90 (12.28%) KnockoutJS
15 87 (11.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 85 (11.60%) JSON
17 79 (10.78%) CSS3
18 75 (10.23%) Ajax
19 73 (9.96%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 30 (4.09%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (2.46%) User Experience
4 13 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.36%) RIA
5 10 (1.36%) NHS
6 8 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 7 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 7 (0.95%) Tandem
8 6 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 6 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 5 (0.68%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.68%) Visualisation
10 3 (0.41%) Replication
11 2 (0.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.27%) W3C
11 2 (0.27%) DTV
11 2 (0.27%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.27%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.27%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.19%) Windows
2 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (0.95%) UNIX
4 6 (0.82%) Android
5 5 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.41%) MVS
7 1 (0.14%) Linux
7 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (79.54%) MVC
2 350 (47.75%) Agile Software Development
3 242 (33.02%) TDD
4 180 (24.56%) Scrum
5 135 (18.42%) Unit Testing
6 92 (12.55%) BDD
7 88 (12.01%) OO
8 68 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (9.00%) SOA
10 61 (8.32%) Software Engineering
11 57 (7.78%) Web Development
12 53 (7.23%) E-Commerce
13 46 (6.28%) MVVM
14 39 (5.32%) Dependency Injection
15 38 (5.18%) OOP
16 34 (4.64%) CRM
17 32 (4.37%) Mentoring
18 30 (4.09%) Workflow
19 28 (3.82%) SDLC
20 26 (3.55%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 660 (90.04%) C#
2 390 (53.21%) JavaScript
3 261 (35.61%) SQL
4 98 (13.37%) T-SQL
5 24 (3.27%) Java
6 21 (2.86%) Ruby
7 17 (2.32%) VB.NET
8 10 (1.36%) VB
8 10 (1.36%) XAML
9 9 (1.23%) VBScript
10 8 (1.09%) Pascal
10 8 (1.09%) Delphi
10 8 (1.09%) TypeScript
11 7 (0.95%) VB6
11 7 (0.95%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.95%) PL/SQL
12 4 (0.55%) PHP
12 4 (0.55%) Scala
12 4 (0.55%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (5.46%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.00%) Degree
3 19 (2.59%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.50%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.68%) HND
7 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) MCP
8 2 (0.27%) MCAD
8 2 (0.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.82%) QA
2 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.95%) Control-M
2 1 (0.14%) SCOM
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
2 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.14%) MOM
Vendors
1 181 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 37 (5.05%) Oracle
3 21 (2.86%) Telerik
4 16 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.50%) EPiServer
5 11 (1.50%) IBM
6 8 (1.09%) Adobe
7 6 (0.82%) ESRI
7 6 (0.82%) SAP
8 5 (0.68%) Remedy
9 4 (0.55%) Twitter
9 4 (0.55%) Sybase
10 3 (0.41%) VMware
11 2 (0.27%) Informatica
11 2 (0.27%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.27%) Facebook
12 1 (0.14%) Nintex
12 1 (0.14%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.14%) Apple
12 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com
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