The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 56 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 2 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.38% 1.19% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 4.88% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate
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£393 £335 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% +17.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £316 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £450 £289
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
Entity Framework
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 164 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.79% 24.37% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 89 50
Average daily rate £400 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 19
Average hourly rate £39.30 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.77% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Essex region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (40.00%) LINQ
4 2 (40.00%) WCF
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (20.00%) CSS3
5 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (20.00%) Autofac
5 1 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) IIS
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) NUnit

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Autofac
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) OOP
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL