The first table below looks at the demand for ADO.NET Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO.NET Entity Framework over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 297 309 334
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +25
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework 329 242 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.51% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.23% 1.90% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 155 169
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
- +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Average hourly rate £36.00 £28.73 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.30% +12.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £25.40 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.14 £30.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.50 £25.38
% change year-on-year
+30.90% +8.35%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14764 12753 15212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 26.74% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9559 7969 8989
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 349 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ADO.NET Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework within the UK.

ADO.NET Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

ADO.NET Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework within the UK.

ADO.NET Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

ADO.NET Entity Framework Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO.NET Entity Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +8 302 £350 +7.69% 100
London +31 121 £393 +4.66% 26
South East +15 66 £350 +7.69% 13
North West -20 28 £363 +21.84% 15
City of London -2 27 £388 +5.08% 9
East of England -6 24 £350 +3.70% 4
West Midlands -7 22 £313 -3.84% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 20 £380 +16.92%
Berkshire -10 16 £350 -6.66% 4
Oxfordshire +16 14 £325 +8.33% 1
Milton Keynes -9 14 £380 +16.92%
Manchester -11 14 £350 +27.27% 11
South West -24 14 £313 -21.87% 3
Yorkshire -24 14 £260 -10.34% 16
Scotland -6 13 £313 +5.04% 3
East Midlands -10 10 £363 +11.53% 11
Birmingham 0 9 £300 -45.45% 3
Reading -6 9 £350 -6.66% 2
South Yorkshire +8 8 £260 -
Sheffield +4 8 £260 -
Essex -13 8 £335 +17.54%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £300 -
Oxford - 8 £325 -
Coventry -3 7 £319 - 2
Edinburgh -21 7 £335 +11.66%
Wales -22 7 £313 - 5
Glasgow +13 6 £310 +10.71% 3
Nottinghamshire +6 6 £408 +34.71% 7
West Sussex +1 6 £475 +31.94%
Suffolk 0 6 £425 -5.55% 1

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ADO.NET 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 ADO.NET Entity Framework.

1 592 (95.33%) .NET
2 586 (94.36%) .NET Framework
3 572 (92.11%) C#
4 445 (71.66%) MVC
5 412 (66.34%) SQL Server
6 406 (65.38%) ASP.NET
7 313 (50.40%) jQuery
8 298 (47.99%) HTML
9 284 (45.73%) JavaScript
10 268 (43.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 263 (42.35%) CSS
12 259 (41.71%) WCF
13 235 (37.84%) SQL
14 205 (33.01%) TDD
15 204 (32.85%) SQL Server 2008
16 181 (29.15%) LINQ
17 167 (26.89%) Microsoft
18 152 (24.48%) Visual Studio
19 150 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
20 143 (23.03%) Scrum
21 132 (21.26%) Web Services
22 128 (20.61%) T-SQL
23 124 (19.97%) Team Foundation Server
24 121 (19.48%) XML
25 120 (19.32%) Ajax
26 115 (18.52%) HTML5
27 94 (15.14%) WPF
28 92 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
29 89 (14.33%) OO
30 85 (13.69%) Windows

ADO.NET Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ADO.NET 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 ADO.NET Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 48 (7.73%) IIS
1 48 (7.73%) SharePoint
2 36 (5.80%) CMS
3 23 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 22 (3.54%) Node.js
5 13 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 13 (2.09%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.61%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (1.13%) Kentico
10 6 (0.97%) WordPress
11 5 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.64%) NServiceBus
12 4 (0.64%) Sitefinity
13 3 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
14 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.32%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 49 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.61%) MS Office
3 7 (1.13%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.81%) PowerPivot
5 4 (0.64%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) RMDS
3 1 (0.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.61%) SaaS
3 5 (0.81%) Trello
4 2 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.29%) Intranet
2 7 (1.13%) HTTP
3 5 (0.81%) Internet
4 4 (0.64%) LDAP
5 3 (0.48%) DMZ
5 3 (0.48%) Firewall
6 1 (0.16%) Extranet
6 1 (0.16%) SMS
6 1 (0.16%) SMTP
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (66.34%) SQL Server
2 204 (32.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 63 (10.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 53 (8.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 46 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
6 45 (7.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 23 (3.70%) Relational Database
9 20 (3.22%) Oracle Database
10 15 (2.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 13 (2.09%) NoSQL
12 11 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (1.45%) MySQL
13 9 (1.45%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 7 (1.13%) RavenDB
16 6 (0.97%) Big Data
16 6 (0.97%) Couchbase
16 6 (0.97%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 152 (24.48%) Visual Studio
2 124 (19.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (10.14%) NUnit
4 43 (6.92%) MSTest
5 37 (5.96%) Git (software)
6 19 (3.06%) Rhino Mocks
7 17 (2.74%) Moq
8 13 (2.09%) Subversion
8 13 (2.09%) TeamCity
9 12 (1.93%) SpecFlow
10 9 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.29%) PhoneGap
11 8 (1.29%) ReSharper
12 7 (1.13%) JIRA
13 6 (0.97%) Maven
13 6 (0.97%) Mercurial
13 6 (0.97%) XMLUnit
13 6 (0.97%) WiX
14 5 (0.81%) MSBuild
14 5 (0.81%) MSI
General
1 74 (11.92%) Finance
2 37 (5.96%) Banking
3 24 (3.86%) Retail
4 11 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 8 (1.29%) Marketing
5 8 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 7 (1.13%) Front Office
7 6 (0.97%) Advertising
7 6 (0.97%) Legal
8 5 (0.81%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.48%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.48%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.48%) Back Office
9 3 (0.48%) Electronics
10 2 (0.32%) Publishing
10 2 (0.32%) Games
10 2 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Military
11 1 (0.16%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 535 (86.15%) Developer
2 332 (53.46%) .NET Developer
3 157 (25.28%) C# Developer
4 106 (17.07%) ASP.NET Developer
5 92 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
6 74 (11.92%) Senior Developer
7 50 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
8 48 (7.73%) Web Developer
9 41 (6.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 28 (4.51%) Software Engineer
11 26 (4.19%) Software Developer
12 24 (3.86%) Agile .NET Developer
13 22 (3.54%) Programmer
13 22 (3.54%) .NET Web Developer
14 19 (3.06%) WPF Developer
15 18 (2.90%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 18 (2.90%) .NET Programmer
15 18 (2.90%) Senior Software Engineer
16 16 (2.58%) Architect
17 15 (2.42%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 592 (95.33%) .NET
2 586 (94.36%) .NET Framework
3 406 (65.38%) ASP.NET
4 313 (50.40%) jQuery
5 298 (47.99%) HTML
6 268 (43.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 263 (42.35%) CSS
8 259 (41.71%) WCF
9 181 (29.15%) LINQ
10 132 (21.26%) Web Services
11 121 (19.48%) XML
12 120 (19.32%) Ajax
13 115 (18.52%) HTML5
14 94 (15.14%) WPF
15 92 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
16 78 (12.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 74 (11.92%) NHibernate
18 73 (11.76%) JSON
19 60 (9.66%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 55 (8.86%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (5.15%) Mobile App
2 30 (4.83%) N-Tier
3 28 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
5 16 (2.58%) Open Source
6 11 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (1.29%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.29%) Derivative
8 5 (0.81%) W3C
8 5 (0.81%) iPhone
8 5 (0.81%) Blog
8 5 (0.81%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
9 4 (0.64%) RIA
9 4 (0.64%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.64%) iPad
9 4 (0.64%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.64%) Web 2.0
9 4 (0.64%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 85 (13.69%) Windows
2 15 (2.42%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (1.61%) Android
5 5 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.64%) Linux
7 2 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.32%) UNIX
7 2 (0.32%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.32%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 445 (71.66%) MVC
2 205 (33.01%) TDD
3 150 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (23.03%) Scrum
5 89 (14.33%) OO
6 82 (13.20%) Web Development
7 74 (11.92%) SOA
7 74 (11.92%) Dependency Injection
8 70 (11.27%) Unit Testing
9 64 (10.31%) Software Engineering
10 58 (9.34%) MVVM
11 55 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
12 48 (7.73%) UML
13 36 (5.80%) BDD
14 29 (4.67%) Workflow
15 25 (4.03%) E-Commerce
16 24 (3.86%) OOD
17 22 (3.54%) Multithreading
17 22 (3.54%) Domain-Driven Design
18 20 (3.22%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 572 (92.11%) C#
2 284 (45.73%) JavaScript
3 235 (37.84%) SQL
4 128 (20.61%) T-SQL
5 30 (4.83%) VB
6 23 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 23 (3.70%) XAML
7 17 (2.74%) VB6
8 13 (2.09%) PHP
9 10 (1.61%) C++
9 10 (1.61%) VBA
10 9 (1.45%) VBScript
11 8 (1.29%) C
11 8 (1.29%) Java
11 8 (1.29%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.81%) VC++
13 4 (0.64%) Python
14 3 (0.48%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.48%) XPath
15 2 (0.32%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 35 (5.64%) Degree
2 19 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.48%) MBA
5 3 (0.48%) MCSD
5 3 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.32%) MCP
7 1 (0.16%) MCAD
7 1 (0.16%) ISEB
7 1 (0.16%) MCTS
7 1 (0.16%) MCITP
7 1 (0.16%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.13%) QA
2 5 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.32%) Basel III
4 1 (0.16%) WCAG
4 1 (0.16%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.48%) vSphere
3 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 167 (26.89%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.48%) Oracle
3 14 (2.25%) Twitter
4 11 (1.77%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.61%) DevExpress
5 10 (1.61%) Facebook
5 10 (1.61%) Telerik
6 8 (1.29%) Ektron
7 6 (0.97%) Business Objects
8 5 (0.81%) SAP
8 5 (0.81%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.81%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.64%) Google
9 4 (0.64%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.48%) VMware
10 3 (0.48%) CODA
11 2 (0.32%) Lotus
11 2 (0.32%) Serena
11 2 (0.32%) ESRI
11 2 (0.32%) Red Gate
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