The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 360 279 293
Rank change year-on-year
-81 +14
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 304 423 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.77% 0.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.04% 2.84% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 236 307 273
Median daily rate £363 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Median hourly rate £31.35 £22.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.34% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £21.62 £26.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.27 £52.17 £41.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.35 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +21.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 the UK

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Entity Framework
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England -62 277 £366 +9.32% 225
London -79 93 £425 +13.33% 54
South East +24 75 £343 +1.48% 42
Scotland -4 22 £363 +25.00% 8
South West -22 21 £325 -0.45% 30
Hampshire +14 20 £400 +25.00% 7
West Midlands -10 20 £450 +24.13% 15
Yorkshire -28 19 £323 -0.76% 20
West Yorkshire -28 17 £320 -1.53% 13
City of London +2 16 £425 +3.03% 6
Leeds -27 16 £320 -1.53% 9
Glasgow +17 15 £363 +11.53% 7
East of England +14 15 £350 - 19
East Midlands +12 15 £463 +44.53% 5
Kent -6 13 £336 -0.37% 7
Manchester -13 13 £369 +13.46% 22
North West -32 13 £369 +13.46% 32
Birmingham +5 12 £350 +3.70% 2
Brighton +10 9 £425 +47.82% 3
East Sussex +8 9 £425 +41.66% 4
Wiltshire 0 9 £325 -13.33% 5
Berkshire -3 9 £400 - 8
Essex +3 8 £350 -10.82% 3
Surrey -5 8 £400 +20.75% 5
Leicestershire +8 7 £463 +45.66% 1
West Sussex -24 7 £310 -7.11% 2
Reading - 7 £406 - 5
Leicester -1 6 £463 +54.16%
Edinburgh -5 6 £425 +46.55% 1
Winchester - 6 £450 -

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 676 (92.86%) .NET
2 657 (90.25%) C#
3 650 (89.29%) .NET Framework
4 520 (71.43%) MVC
5 452 (62.09%) SQL Server
6 441 (60.58%) ASP.NET
7 388 (53.30%) JavaScript
8 323 (44.37%) ASP.NET MVC
9 292 (40.11%) HTML
10 287 (39.42%) SQL
11 280 (38.46%) jQuery
12 272 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
13 243 (33.38%) CSS
14 235 (32.28%) TDD
15 229 (31.46%) AngularJS
16 221 (30.36%) ASP.NET Web API
17 210 (28.85%) WCF
18 205 (28.16%) Microsoft
19 180 (24.73%) Team Foundation Server
20 163 (22.39%) HTML5
20 163 (22.39%) T-SQL
21 153 (21.02%) Unit Testing
22 137 (18.82%) Visual Studio
23 135 (18.54%) Web Development
24 134 (18.41%) Web Services
25 127 (17.45%) LINQ
26 121 (16.62%) Scrum
27 113 (15.52%) XML
28 104 (14.29%) Windows
29 88 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills 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 42 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 32 (4.40%) IIS
3 27 (3.71%) CMS
4 23 (3.16%) Node.js
5 22 (3.02%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 13 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (1.51%) Apache
8 11 (1.51%) JBoss
8 11 (1.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 11 (1.51%) Umbraco
9 8 (1.10%) EPiServer CMS
10 7 (0.96%) WordPress
11 6 (0.82%) Confluence
11 6 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.69%) NServiceBus
13 4 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.41%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 49 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.27%) MS Office
2 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 33 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.14%) Endur
3 1 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.14%) RMDS
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 59 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.10%) GitHub
4 3 (0.41%) Office 365
5 2 (0.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.14%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
6 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.92%) HTTP
1 14 (1.92%) Network Security
2 13 (1.79%) LDAP
3 5 (0.69%) DNS
3 5 (0.69%) Intranet
3 5 (0.69%) Kerberos
3 5 (0.69%) SMTP
4 4 (0.55%) DMZ
4 4 (0.55%) Extranet
4 4 (0.55%) SSL
5 3 (0.41%) Internet
5 3 (0.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (62.09%) SQL Server
2 88 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 80 (10.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 60 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 46 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 37 (5.08%) Relational Database
7 24 (3.30%) Oracle Database
8 23 (3.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 21 (2.88%) MongoDB
10 20 (2.75%) NoSQL
10 20 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
12 11 (1.51%) MySQL
12 11 (1.51%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 11 (1.51%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.24%) Big Data
13 9 (1.24%) Datazen
13 9 (1.24%) Hadoop
13 9 (1.24%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 180 (24.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 137 (18.82%) Visual Studio
3 77 (10.58%) Git (software)
4 65 (8.93%) NUnit
5 47 (6.46%) Selenium
6 33 (4.53%) TeamCity
7 32 (4.40%) SpecFlow
8 30 (4.12%) JIRA
8 30 (4.12%) Subversion
9 29 (3.98%) Moq
10 20 (2.75%) MSTest
11 18 (2.47%) Cucumber
11 18 (2.47%) JUnit
12 17 (2.34%) ReSharper
13 16 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 15 (2.06%) git-flow
14 15 (2.06%) Jasmine
15 14 (1.92%) Gradle
15 14 (1.92%) jspm
16 13 (1.79%) NSubstitute
General
1 56 (7.69%) Finance
2 25 (3.43%) Banking
2 25 (3.43%) Retail
3 21 (2.88%) Back Office
4 9 (1.24%) Investment Banking
4 9 (1.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.10%) Electronics
6 7 (0.96%) Advertising
6 7 (0.96%) Military
7 6 (0.82%) Front Office
7 6 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.55%) Law
9 3 (0.41%) Marketing
10 2 (0.27%) Avionics
10 2 (0.27%) French Language
10 2 (0.27%) Games
10 2 (0.27%) Legal
10 2 (0.27%) Local Government
10 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 650 (89.29%) Developer
2 436 (59.89%) .NET Developer
3 296 (40.66%) C# Developer
4 225 (30.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 160 (21.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 157 (21.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 100 (13.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 79 (10.85%) SQL Developer
9 71 (9.75%) Senior Developer
10 64 (8.79%) Web Developer
11 57 (7.83%) Software Developer
12 46 (6.32%) JavaScript Developer
13 40 (5.49%) .NET Web Developer
13 40 (5.49%) Senior .NET Developer
14 36 (4.95%) SQL Server Developer
15 33 (4.53%) C# Web Developer
16 30 (4.12%) HTML Developer
17 26 (3.57%) C# Software Developer
17 26 (3.57%) HTML CSS Developer
18 25 (3.43%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 676 (92.86%) .NET
2 650 (89.29%) .NET Framework
3 441 (60.58%) ASP.NET
4 323 (44.37%) ASP.NET MVC
5 292 (40.11%) HTML
6 280 (38.46%) jQuery
7 243 (33.38%) CSS
8 229 (31.46%) AngularJS
9 221 (30.36%) ASP.NET Web API
10 210 (28.85%) WCF
11 163 (22.39%) HTML5
12 134 (18.41%) Web Services
13 127 (17.45%) LINQ
14 113 (15.52%) XML
15 84 (11.54%) NHibernate
16 82 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 80 (10.99%) CSS3
18 77 (10.58%) Ajax
19 76 (10.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 72 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (5.77%) Inversion of Control
2 41 (5.63%) N-Tier
3 24 (3.30%) Digital Media
4 19 (2.61%) NHS
5 17 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.20%) User Experience
7 15 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (1.79%) Mobile App
9 10 (1.37%) Replication
10 7 (0.96%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.96%) SWIFT
11 6 (0.82%) Mathematics
12 5 (0.69%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.55%) Management Information System
13 4 (0.55%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.41%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 3 (0.41%) RIA
14 3 (0.41%) Tandem
15 2 (0.27%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 104 (14.29%) Windows
2 17 (2.34%) Windows 10
3 13 (1.79%) Windows Phone
4 12 (1.65%) Android
4 12 (1.65%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.10%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.41%) Linux
7 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
7 3 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
7 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (71.43%) MVC
2 272 (37.36%) Agile Software Development
3 235 (32.28%) TDD
4 153 (21.02%) Unit Testing
5 135 (18.54%) Web Development
6 121 (16.62%) Scrum
7 79 (10.85%) OO
8 73 (10.03%) BDD
9 66 (9.07%) OOP
10 61 (8.38%) CRM
10 61 (8.38%) SOA
10 61 (8.38%) Software Engineering
11 55 (7.55%) Dependency Injection
12 54 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
13 46 (6.32%) E-Commerce
14 43 (5.91%) SOLID
15 35 (4.81%) Front End Development
16 33 (4.53%) SDLC
17 31 (4.26%) Waterfall
18 27 (3.71%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 657 (90.25%) C#
2 388 (53.30%) JavaScript
3 287 (39.42%) SQL
4 163 (22.39%) T-SQL
5 51 (7.01%) Java
6 41 (5.63%) VB.NET
7 27 (3.71%) PHP
8 26 (3.57%) TypeScript
9 18 (2.47%) PL/SQL
10 17 (2.34%) VB
11 15 (2.06%) PowerShell
12 14 (1.92%) C
13 13 (1.79%) XAML
14 11 (1.51%) ECMAScript
14 11 (1.51%) VBScript
15 10 (1.37%) Python
16 9 (1.24%) C++
17 8 (1.10%) Ruby
18 5 (0.69%) R
18 5 (0.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 44 (6.04%) Security Cleared
2 29 (3.98%) Degree
3 24 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (1.92%) MCSD
6 11 (1.51%) MCPD
7 8 (1.10%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.82%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.55%) MCSE
10 3 (0.41%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.27%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.14%) HNC
12 1 (0.14%) HND
12 1 (0.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (0.96%) QA
3 6 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 6 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.14%) EMIR
4 1 (0.14%) HL7
4 1 (0.14%) MiFID
4 1 (0.14%) PMBOK
System Software
1 28 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.69%) Ansible
2 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.14%) Control-M
2 1 (0.14%) Kibana
2 1 (0.14%) logstash
2 1 (0.14%) MOM
2 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 205 (28.16%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.10%) Oracle
3 15 (2.06%) Twitter
4 13 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 10 (1.37%) EPiServer
5 10 (1.37%) Telerik
6 8 (1.10%) RedGate
7 7 (0.96%) Apple
7 7 (0.96%) DevExpress
7 7 (0.96%) Remedy
8 5 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.55%) IBM
9 4 (0.55%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.41%) Google
10 3 (0.41%) SAP
11 2 (0.27%) BEA
11 2 (0.27%) DataSynapse
11 2 (0.27%) InterSystems
12 1 (0.14%) Progress
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £151 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Herefordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Wiltshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago