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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
UK
Rank 291 270 317
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +47
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 348 421 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.54% 2.91% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 293 234
Median daily rate £359 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.39% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
-72.34% -

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
13717 14470 13679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.64% 29.00% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9436 9939 9261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 258 181
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
England -14 321 £363 +3.57% 229
London -42 93 £433 +1.76% 25
South East +6 63 £350 +3.70% 49
Yorkshire +30 42 £350 +7.53% 23
East of England +19 34 £350 +12.90% 24
West Yorkshire +25 31 £340 +4.46% 12
Leeds +11 29 £339 +4.30% 7
West Midlands +6 28 £340 +9.23% 22
Kent +9 27 £338 - 11
East Midlands +19 25 £325 -1.51% 20
North West -1 20 £308 -5.30% 38
City of London -13 20 £475 -5.00% 4
South West -11 18 £350 - 25
Scotland +11 16 £315 -16.00% 4
Birmingham +11 15 £345 +10.40% 2
Nottinghamshire +16 14 £350 +6.06% 4
Nottingham +13 14 £350 +6.06% 4
Berkshire +10 11 £400 +23.07% 7
Manchester +4 11 £318 -2.30% 13
Hertfordshire +10 10 £350 -14.63% 12
South Yorkshire +2 9 £350 +1.08% 4
Northamptonshire -6 9 - - 3
Reading +12 8 £400 +77.77% 2
Edinburgh +11 8 £310 -32.97% 3
Wales +2 8 £185 -40.24% 2
Suffolk -7 8 £360 +15.20% 1
Cheshire +23 7 £294 -2.08% 14
Cardiff +18 7 £185 -40.32% 1
South Wales +16 7 £185 -40.32% 1
Bedfordshire +11 7 £500 +48.14% 1

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 715 (94.70%) .NET
2 697 (92.32%) .NET Framework
3 689 (91.26%) C#
4 580 (76.82%) MVC
5 479 (63.44%) ASP.NET
6 454 (60.13%) SQL Server
7 412 (54.57%) JavaScript
8 342 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
9 331 (43.84%) SQL
10 330 (43.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 280 (37.09%) HTML
12 261 (34.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 259 (34.30%) CSS
14 233 (30.86%) AngularJS
15 219 (29.01%) TDD
16 207 (27.42%) jQuery
17 198 (26.23%) WCF
18 195 (25.83%) Web Services
19 189 (25.03%) Microsoft
20 174 (23.05%) Scrum
21 163 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
22 137 (18.15%) Visual Studio
23 130 (17.22%) HTML5
24 127 (16.82%) T-SQL
25 109 (14.44%) XML
26 108 (14.30%) LINQ
27 106 (14.04%) Unit Testing
28 105 (13.91%) NUnit
29 102 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
30 99 (13.11%) OO

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 43 (5.70%) IIS
2 32 (4.24%) CMS
3 30 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.52%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (1.19%) NServiceBus
5 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.06%) Sitefinity
7 6 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.66%) JBoss
8 5 (0.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 5 (0.66%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.40%) Apache
9 3 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.40%) Kentico
9 3 (0.40%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.26%) Confluence
10 2 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 59 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.53%) MS Office
3 3 (0.40%) MS Project
4 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Endur
4 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 102 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.12%) PaaS
4 12 (1.59%) IaaS
4 12 (1.59%) SaaS
5 3 (0.40%) GitHub
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) Route 53
6 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.25%) HTTP
2 7 (0.93%) DNS
2 7 (0.93%) Kerberos
3 6 (0.79%) Network Security
4 4 (0.53%) Internet
4 4 (0.53%) Intranet
4 4 (0.53%) SMS
4 4 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.40%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) Skype
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 454 (60.13%) SQL Server
2 78 (10.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 72 (9.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 37 (4.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 37 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 23 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 20 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 19 (2.52%) Oracle Database
8 19 (2.52%) RDBMS
9 18 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 11 (1.46%) MongoDB
11 9 (1.19%) MySQL
12 8 (1.06%) DB2
13 6 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.79%) CouchDB
13 6 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 163 (21.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 137 (18.15%) Visual Studio
3 105 (13.91%) NUnit
4 68 (9.01%) Git (software)
5 52 (6.89%) MSTest
6 50 (6.62%) Moq
6 50 (6.62%) Subversion
7 31 (4.11%) Selenium
8 26 (3.44%) SpecFlow
8 26 (3.44%) TeamCity
9 24 (3.18%) Grunt
9 24 (3.18%) JIRA
10 18 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
11 17 (2.25%) Cucumber
11 17 (2.25%) gulp
12 16 (2.12%) Jasmine
13 12 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
14 11 (1.46%) CruiseControl
15 10 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 10 (1.32%) ReSharper
General
1 84 (11.13%) Finance
2 18 (2.38%) Back Office
3 15 (1.99%) Retail
4 13 (1.72%) Front Office
5 12 (1.59%) Banking
6 11 (1.46%) Advertising
6 11 (1.46%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.19%) Marketing
8 7 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.66%) Billing
9 5 (0.66%) Publishing
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
10 4 (0.53%) Legal
11 3 (0.40%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.26%) Automotive
12 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.26%) Games
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Local Government
12 2 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 683 (90.46%) Developer
2 501 (66.36%) .NET Developer
3 325 (43.05%) C# Developer
4 240 (31.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 129 (17.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 106 (14.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 93 (12.32%) SQL Developer
8 85 (11.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 84 (11.13%) Senior Developer
10 66 (8.74%) Senior .NET Developer
11 51 (6.75%) Full Stack Developer
12 47 (6.23%) Software Developer
13 41 (5.43%) Senior C# Developer
13 41 (5.43%) Web Developer
14 39 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
15 31 (4.11%) Angular Developer
15 31 (4.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 29 (3.84%) WPF Developer
17 26 (3.44%) C# WPF Developer
18 24 (3.18%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 715 (94.70%) .NET
2 697 (92.32%) .NET Framework
3 479 (63.44%) ASP.NET
4 330 (43.71%) ASP.NET MVC
5 280 (37.09%) HTML
6 261 (34.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 259 (34.30%) CSS
8 233 (30.86%) AngularJS
9 207 (27.42%) jQuery
10 198 (26.23%) WCF
11 195 (25.83%) Web Services
12 130 (17.22%) HTML5
13 109 (14.44%) XML
14 108 (14.30%) LINQ
15 86 (11.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 82 (10.86%) REST
17 70 (9.27%) WPF
18 67 (8.87%) RESTful
19 55 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
20 54 (7.15%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 34 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.11%) Inversion of Control
3 16 (2.12%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.19%) N-Tier
5 9 (1.19%) SWIFT
5 9 (1.19%) User Experience
6 8 (1.06%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 8 (1.06%) Blockchain
6 8 (1.06%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.06%) NHS
6 8 (1.06%) Visualisation
7 7 (0.93%) Equities
8 5 (0.66%) Fixed Income
9 4 (0.53%) Contactless
9 4 (0.53%) EMV
9 4 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.53%) Fintech
9 4 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 67 (8.87%) Windows
2 12 (1.59%) Android
3 11 (1.46%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.19%) Windows Phone
5 8 (1.06%) Windows Phone 8
5 8 (1.06%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.26%) Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (76.82%) MVC
2 342 (45.30%) Agile Software Development
3 219 (29.01%) TDD
4 174 (23.05%) Scrum
5 106 (14.04%) Unit Testing
6 99 (13.11%) OO
7 98 (12.98%) Web Development
8 96 (12.72%) Continuous Integration
9 95 (12.58%) SOLID
10 80 (10.60%) BDD
11 61 (8.08%) Dependency Injection
12 44 (5.83%) Software Engineering
13 41 (5.43%) OOD
13 41 (5.43%) SOA
14 40 (5.30%) OOP
15 39 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
16 38 (5.03%) Front End Development
17 35 (4.64%) SDLC
18 32 (4.24%) CRM
18 32 (4.24%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 689 (91.26%) C#
2 412 (54.57%) JavaScript
3 331 (43.84%) SQL
4 127 (16.82%) T-SQL
5 37 (4.90%) TypeScript
5 37 (4.90%) VB
6 23 (3.05%) VB.NET
7 21 (2.78%) Java
8 16 (2.12%) VBA
9 15 (1.99%) VB6
10 9 (1.19%) PHP
11 6 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.79%) VBScript
12 3 (0.40%) C
12 3 (0.40%) Python
12 3 (0.40%) Scala
12 3 (0.40%) XAML
13 2 (0.26%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.26%) Ruby
14 1 (0.13%) F#
Qualifications
1 37 (4.90%) Security Cleared
2 26 (3.44%) Degree
2 26 (3.44%) SC Cleared
3 7 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.79%) HNC
4 6 (0.79%) HND
4 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.66%) MCAD
5 5 (0.66%) MCSD
5 5 (0.66%) MCTS
6 2 (0.26%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (0.93%) QA
3 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Ansible
2 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 189 (25.03%) Microsoft
2 62 (8.21%) Oracle
3 14 (1.85%) Xamarin
4 11 (1.46%) RedGate
5 9 (1.19%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.19%) DevExpress
6 8 (1.06%) Sitecore
7 7 (0.93%) BMC
7 7 (0.93%) Rackspace
7 7 (0.93%) Remedy
7 7 (0.93%) Telerik
8 5 (0.66%) Twitter
9 4 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.53%) Infragistics
9 4 (0.53%) SAP
10 3 (0.40%) Ektron
10 3 (0.40%) Mapbox
11 2 (0.26%) Google
11 2 (0.26%) Perforce
12 1 (0.13%) Luciad
Derbyshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on skill set
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Square One Resources
Posted: 6 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £442.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £550 - £613 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Rate: £50,000 - £80,000 (Pro Rata)
Posted: 6 days ago