The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 64 69 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.80% 0.87% 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.13% 4.15% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
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%
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
256 217 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.73% 20.91% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 137 83
Average daily rate £375 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) .NET
3 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
4 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
4 8 (72.73%) Web Services
5 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (54.55%) Windows
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
7 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 5 (45.45%) WF
7 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
8 4 (36.36%) Scrum
8 4 (36.36%) jQuery
8 4 (36.36%) HTML
8 4 (36.36%) Workflow
9 3 (27.27%) CMS
9 3 (27.27%) OO
9 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
9 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
10 2 (18.18%) CSS
10 2 (18.18%) User Experience
10 2 (18.18%) LINQ
10 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
11 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (9.09%) SaaS

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (63.64%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (27.27%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# Developer
4 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) .NET
1 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) Web Services
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (45.45%) WF
4 5 (45.45%) AngularJS
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
5 4 (36.36%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) LINQ
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) Ajax
7 1 (9.09%) WCF
7 1 (9.09%) RESTful
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 4 (36.36%) Workflow
4 4 (36.36%) Scrum
5 3 (27.27%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared