The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 192 180 187
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 75 68 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 0.70% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.16% 3.01% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 31
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
Entity Framework
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2372 2257 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.57% 23.18% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1301 1067
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 136
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire +6 14 £338 -3.57% 6
East Sussex +4 12 £275 -35.29% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 12 £263 -30.92% 4
Surrey +11 10 £356 -20.83% 9
Hampshire -1 10 £310 -0.80% 4
Kent +1 9 £331 +32.50% 6
West Sussex -15 6 £450 -5.26% 2
Oxfordshire -27 2 £425 +30.76% 12
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 126 (95.45%) .NET
2 125 (94.70%) .NET Framework
3 120 (90.91%) C#
4 93 (70.45%) ASP.NET
5 85 (64.39%) MVC
6 79 (59.85%) SQL Server
7 74 (56.06%) JavaScript
8 69 (52.27%) HTML
9 66 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (48.48%) CSS
11 63 (47.73%) WCF
12 60 (45.45%) jQuery
13 58 (43.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (41.67%) SQL
15 46 (34.85%) TDD
16 42 (31.82%) Scrum
17 38 (28.79%) Web Services
18 37 (28.03%) AngularJS
19 36 (27.27%) Visual Studio
20 32 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
21 31 (23.48%) LINQ
22 24 (18.18%) NUnit
23 23 (17.42%) SQL Server 2008
24 22 (16.67%) T-SQL
24 22 (16.67%) Microsoft
25 20 (15.15%) Windows
25 20 (15.15%) Oracle
25 20 (15.15%) HTML5
26 17 (12.88%) XML
27 16 (12.12%) WPF

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (9.85%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (5.30%) CMS
4 6 (4.55%) IIS
4 6 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.27%) Node.js
6 3 (2.27%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.76%) Drupal
7 1 (0.76%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (59.85%) SQL Server
2 23 (17.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (12.12%) Oracle Database
4 14 (10.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (5.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.79%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.52%) MySQL
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.76%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.76%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 32 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (18.18%) NUnit
4 11 (8.33%) Selenium
4 11 (8.33%) StyleCop
5 7 (5.30%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.55%) MSTest
6 6 (4.55%) JIRA
7 3 (2.27%) Moq
8 2 (1.52%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.52%) Subversion
8 2 (1.52%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.52%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.76%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.76%) NCrunch
9 1 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 11 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.27%) Marketing
3 2 (1.52%) Publishing
3 2 (1.52%) Military
4 1 (0.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (90.15%) Developer
2 65 (49.24%) .NET Developer
3 57 (43.18%) C# Developer
4 32 (24.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (18.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 24 (18.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (10.61%) Web Developer
8 8 (6.06%) WPF Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Senior Developer
10 6 (4.55%) Configuration Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Agile .NET Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Consultant
13 3 (2.27%) Senior Consultant
13 3 (2.27%) Senior Web Developer
13 3 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (2.27%) Senior .NET Developer
13 3 (2.27%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
13 3 (2.27%) SharePoint Consultant
13 3 (2.27%) Software Developer
13 3 (2.27%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (95.45%) .NET
2 125 (94.70%) .NET Framework
3 93 (70.45%) ASP.NET
4 69 (52.27%) HTML
5 64 (48.48%) CSS
6 63 (47.73%) WCF
7 60 (45.45%) jQuery
8 58 (43.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (28.79%) Web Services
10 37 (28.03%) AngularJS
11 31 (23.48%) LINQ
12 20 (15.15%) HTML5
13 17 (12.88%) XML
14 16 (12.12%) WPF
15 11 (8.33%) WinForms
15 11 (8.33%) Ajax
15 11 (8.33%) Razor View Engine
15 11 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.79%) CMDB
4 4 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.27%) Blog
6 2 (1.52%) Open Source
6 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (0.76%) W3C
7 1 (0.76%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.15%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) MVS
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (64.39%) MVC
2 66 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (34.85%) TDD
4 42 (31.82%) Scrum
5 14 (10.61%) MVVM
5 14 (10.61%) OO
6 12 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 11 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (7.58%) BDD
9 9 (6.82%) SOA
9 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.06%) Workflow
10 8 (6.06%) Automated Testing
10 8 (6.06%) Release Management
11 7 (5.30%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (3.79%) Web Development
12 5 (3.79%) OOP
12 5 (3.79%) Continuous Delivery
13 4 (3.03%) Build Automation
13 4 (3.03%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 120 (90.91%) C#
2 74 (56.06%) JavaScript
3 55 (41.67%) SQL
4 22 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.30%) PHP
6 6 (4.55%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.55%) XAML
7 4 (3.03%) Bourne shell
8 2 (1.52%) VB6
8 2 (1.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) Pascal
9 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.76%) Delphi
9 1 (0.76%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.76%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.76%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.76%) MCTS
4 1 (0.76%) MCPD
4 1 (0.76%) MCAD
4 1 (0.76%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.52%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 22 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.15%) Oracle
3 4 (3.03%) Ektron
4 2 (1.52%) Remedy
5 1 (0.76%) Telerik
5 1 (0.76%) Informatica
5 1 (0.76%) Twitter
5 1 (0.76%) Xamarin
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