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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 286 261 347
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +86
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 392 490 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.79% 0.89% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.57% 3.09% 2.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 366 235
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £487
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -

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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -14 363 £350 - 211
London -41 93 £425 - 34
South East +1 70 £350 +1.44% 55
West Midlands +18 45 £350 +3.70% 20
North West +25 42 £325 - 31
Yorkshire +31 37 £337 +7.41% 16
East of England +10 34 £350 +7.69% 19
Birmingham +16 27 £345 -23.33% 6
Kent +7 27 £338 - 6
Scotland -7 24 £325 -3.70% 5
Manchester +8 23 £320 -8.57% 16
South West -24 23 £340 -2.85% 19
East Midlands 0 22 £275 -16.66% 11
West Yorkshire +21 20 £340 +8.64% 10
Leeds +19 18 £337 +7.84% 5
Hertfordshire +9 14 £400 +18.51% 9
City of London -23 14 £435 -13.00% 7
South Yorkshire - 14 £306 - 3
Coventry +5 12 £400 - 2
Berkshire -1 10 £400 +23.07% 8
Edinburgh +8 9 £331 -1.85% 4
Glasgow -5 9 £335 -0.74% 1
Surrey +19 8 £400 -5.88% 6
Cheshire +18 8 £325 +8.51% 7
East Sussex +12 8 £363 +26.08% 7
Reading +5 8 £401 +14.64% 3
West Sussex +3 8 £350 +12.00% 9
Northamptonshire -8 8 - - 1
Gloucestershire +9 7 £325 -7.14% 1
Nottingham +6 7 £338 - 4

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 753 (94.24%) .NET
2 735 (91.99%) C#
2 735 (91.99%) .NET Framework
3 619 (77.47%) MVC
4 498 (62.33%) ASP.NET
5 496 (62.08%) SQL Server
6 432 (54.07%) JavaScript
7 358 (44.81%) SQL
8 347 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
9 345 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 308 (38.55%) HTML
11 283 (35.42%) CSS
12 256 (32.04%) ASP.NET Web API
13 239 (29.91%) AngularJS
14 234 (29.29%) jQuery
15 222 (27.78%) TDD
16 210 (26.28%) WCF
17 199 (24.91%) Web Services
18 178 (22.28%) Microsoft
19 173 (21.65%) Team Foundation Server
20 163 (20.40%) Scrum
21 151 (18.90%) HTML5
22 149 (18.65%) T-SQL
23 140 (17.52%) Visual Studio
24 118 (14.77%) Unit Testing
25 115 (14.39%) Web Development
25 115 (14.39%) XML
26 110 (13.77%) LINQ
27 106 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
28 105 (13.14%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 44 (5.51%) IIS
2 40 (5.01%) CMS
3 34 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 20 (2.50%) Umbraco
5 14 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.38%) NServiceBus
7 9 (1.13%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (1.13%) Sitefinity
8 7 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.88%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 5 (0.63%) Confluence
10 5 (0.63%) JBoss
11 4 (0.50%) Apache
12 3 (0.38%) Kentico
13 2 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.63%) MS Office
3 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.13%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 106 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.00%) PaaS
4 14 (1.75%) SaaS
5 12 (1.50%) IaaS
6 5 (0.63%) GitHub
7 2 (0.25%) Office 365
8 1 (0.13%) Force.com
8 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.00%) HTTP
2 10 (1.25%) DNS
3 9 (1.13%) Network Security
4 7 (0.88%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.63%) Internet
5 5 (0.63%) SMS
6 4 (0.50%) Intranet
6 4 (0.50%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.38%) FTP
8 2 (0.25%) SSL
9 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 496 (62.08%) SQL Server
2 78 (9.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 74 (9.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 48 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 43 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 33 (4.13%) Relational Database
7 31 (3.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.38%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.25%) Oracle Database
9 18 (2.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 11 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.38%) MongoDB
12 10 (1.25%) DB2
13 7 (0.88%) MySQL
13 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
15 3 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.38%) MOLAP
Development Applications
1 173 (21.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 140 (17.52%) Visual Studio
3 104 (13.02%) NUnit
4 72 (9.01%) Git (software)
5 53 (6.63%) Moq
6 52 (6.51%) Subversion
7 44 (5.51%) MSTest
8 31 (3.88%) TeamCity
9 30 (3.75%) Selenium
10 28 (3.50%) JIRA
11 24 (3.00%) SpecFlow
12 22 (2.75%) Grunt
13 20 (2.50%) Cucumber
14 17 (2.13%) Jasmine
15 15 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
16 14 (1.75%) gulp
17 13 (1.63%) CruiseControl
18 11 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 10 (1.25%) ReSharper
20 9 (1.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 98 (12.27%) Finance
2 23 (2.88%) Back Office
3 19 (2.38%) Retail
4 14 (1.75%) Banking
5 13 (1.63%) Advertising
6 12 (1.50%) Marketing
7 11 (1.38%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.00%) Front Office
8 8 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.50%) Billing
9 4 (0.50%) Electronics
9 4 (0.50%) Legal
9 4 (0.50%) Publishing
10 2 (0.25%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.25%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.13%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 727 (90.99%) Developer
2 531 (66.46%) .NET Developer
3 342 (42.80%) C# Developer
4 253 (31.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 135 (16.90%) ASP.NET Developer
6 120 (15.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 110 (13.77%) SQL Developer
8 89 (11.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 88 (11.01%) Senior Developer
10 75 (9.39%) Senior .NET Developer
11 51 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
12 47 (5.88%) Web Developer
13 41 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
14 39 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
15 35 (4.38%) Software Developer
16 33 (4.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
17 32 (4.01%) Angular Developer
18 31 (3.88%) Agile Developer
19 30 (3.75%) Agile .NET Developer
19 30 (3.75%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (94.24%) .NET
2 735 (91.99%) .NET Framework
3 498 (62.33%) ASP.NET
4 345 (43.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 308 (38.55%) HTML
6 283 (35.42%) CSS
7 256 (32.04%) ASP.NET Web API
8 239 (29.91%) AngularJS
9 234 (29.29%) jQuery
10 210 (26.28%) WCF
11 199 (24.91%) Web Services
12 151 (18.90%) HTML5
13 115 (14.39%) XML
14 110 (13.77%) LINQ
15 105 (13.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 77 (9.64%) WPF
17 75 (9.39%) REST
18 73 (9.14%) RESTful
19 71 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 71 (8.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.26%) Inversion of Control
3 19 (2.38%) Visualisation
4 18 (2.25%) N-Tier
5 15 (1.88%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.13%) Replication
7 9 (1.13%) User Experience
8 8 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.00%) Blackberry
8 8 (1.00%) Blockchain
8 8 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (1.00%) Mobile App
9 7 (0.88%) SWIFT
10 6 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.63%) Equities
11 5 (0.63%) Fintech
11 5 (0.63%) Fixed Income
11 5 (0.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (8.64%) Windows
2 11 (1.38%) Android
2 11 (1.38%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.13%) Windows Phone
4 8 (1.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 8 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.25%) Linux
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (77.47%) MVC
2 347 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (27.78%) TDD
4 163 (20.40%) Scrum
5 118 (14.77%) Unit Testing
6 115 (14.39%) Web Development
7 100 (12.52%) Continuous Integration
8 98 (12.27%) OO
9 82 (10.26%) BDD
9 82 (10.26%) SOLID
10 69 (8.64%) Dependency Injection
11 42 (5.26%) SDLC
11 42 (5.26%) Software Engineering
12 41 (5.13%) OOD
12 41 (5.13%) SOA
13 40 (5.01%) MVVM
14 39 (4.88%) Front End Development
15 35 (4.38%) CRM
16 34 (4.26%) OOP
17 31 (3.88%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 735 (91.99%) C#
2 432 (54.07%) JavaScript
3 358 (44.81%) SQL
4 149 (18.65%) T-SQL
5 37 (4.63%) VB
6 36 (4.51%) TypeScript
7 24 (3.00%) Java
7 24 (3.00%) VB.NET
8 23 (2.88%) VBA
9 16 (2.00%) VB6
10 12 (1.50%) PHP
11 6 (0.75%) VBScript
12 5 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.63%) XAML
13 4 (0.50%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.25%) C
14 2 (0.25%) ES6
14 2 (0.25%) Python
15 1 (0.13%) C++
15 1 (0.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 43 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 28 (3.50%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.75%) Degree
4 9 (1.13%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.63%) HNC
6 5 (0.63%) HND
6 5 (0.63%) MCAD
6 5 (0.63%) MCSD
6 5 (0.63%) MCTS
7 3 (0.38%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (1.13%) QA
3 2 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (1.63%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.63%) Ansible
2 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 178 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 69 (8.64%) Oracle
3 12 (1.50%) RedGate
3 12 (1.50%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.25%) DevExpress
4 10 (1.25%) Telerik
5 9 (1.13%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.13%) Sitecore
6 7 (0.88%) BMC
6 7 (0.88%) Rackspace
6 7 (0.88%) Remedy
6 7 (0.88%) Twitter
7 5 (0.63%) Infragistics
8 4 (0.50%) SAP
9 3 (0.38%) Ektron
9 3 (0.38%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.25%) Google
10 2 (0.25%) Mapbox
10 2 (0.25%) Perforce
10 2 (0.25%) Syncfusion
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RBW Consulting
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Parallel Consulting
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