The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 51 49 63
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 10 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.49% 0.77% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.29% 3.42% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £306 £345 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.23% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £317 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £391 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-63.30% +36.65%

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
189 146 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 28.25% 22.60% 33.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 80 135
Median daily rate £350 £356 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -6.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 9
Median hourly rate £40.25 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.70 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £38.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertford - 2 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £110 - 2
Entity Framework
East of England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 21 (100.00%) C#
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
3 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
4 18 (85.71%) MVC
5 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (66.67%) CSS
6 13 (61.90%) HTML
6 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
6 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 12 (57.14%) SQL
7 12 (57.14%) LINQ
8 10 (47.62%) XML
8 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (42.86%) TDD
9 9 (42.86%) Scrum
10 8 (38.10%) jQuery
10 8 (38.10%) SOAP
10 8 (38.10%) IIS
10 8 (38.10%) XSLT
10 8 (38.10%) WCF
11 7 (33.33%) REST
11 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (33.33%) SOLID
11 7 (33.33%) OO
12 6 (28.57%) OOP
12 6 (28.57%) XSL
12 6 (28.57%) VBScript
12 6 (28.57%) NHibernate

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (38.10%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
2 2 (9.52%) EPiServer
2 2 (9.52%) Umbraco
3 1 (4.76%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
4 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.52%) MySQL
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (23.81%) FxCop
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
1 5 (23.81%) ReSharper
1 5 (23.81%) StyleCop
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Moq
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) Protractor
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.52%) Grunt
5 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (80.95%) .NET Developer
3 12 (57.14%) C# Developer
4 9 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (28.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
8 2 (9.52%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (9.52%) WCF Developer
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Applications Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
9 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Applications Developer
9 1 (4.76%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (4.76%) C# Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 20 (95.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (66.67%) CSS
4 13 (61.90%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (61.90%) HTML
5 12 (57.14%) LINQ
6 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (47.62%) XML
7 8 (38.10%) jQuery
7 8 (38.10%) SOAP
7 8 (38.10%) WCF
7 8 (38.10%) XSLT
8 7 (33.33%) REST
9 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
9 6 (28.57%) NHibernate
9 6 (28.57%) XSL
10 5 (23.81%) AutoMapper
10 5 (23.81%) Dapper ORM
10 5 (23.81%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Contactless
1 4 (19.05%) EMV
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) RIA
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) MVC
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (33.33%) SOLID
5 6 (28.57%) OOP
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) Code Coverage
6 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
6 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (14.29%) ATDD
8 3 (14.29%) Web Development
9 2 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (4.76%) DevOps
10 1 (4.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (61.90%) JavaScript
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Atlassian
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle