The table below looks at the statistics for 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 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 258 301 335
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +34
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 437 352 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.62% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.94% 2.32% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 261 159
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £28.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +13.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.43 £23.80 £25.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £40.00 £40.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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
14870 15193 13060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.61% 26.95% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9632 9759 8160
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 228 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 2015.

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 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the UK 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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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
England +42 401 £338 -3.57% 287
London +39 171 £375 - 72
South East -12 75 £325 -7.14% 49
City of London +51 59 £400 +4.91% 21
North West -12 35 £331 -8.62% 36
West Midlands -8 33 £340 +9.67% 24
South West +23 32 £328 +4.96% 30
Yorkshire -5 26 £320 +23.07% 37
Manchester 0 21 £325 -7.14% 18
Somerset +13 17 £327 -1.43% 3
West Yorkshire +4 17 £323 -11.03% 25
Scotland +2 16 £330 +5.60% 10
Taunton - 16 £328 - 3
Berkshire +6 14 £338 -3.57% 6
Leeds -3 14 £325 +18.18% 12
Birmingham -3 14 £355 +18.33% 6
East Midlands +7 13 £301 -14.44% 19
Wales +3 13 £288 -8.00% 7
East Sussex +4 12 £275 -35.29% 6
Buckinghamshire -6 12 £263 -30.92% 4
Reading +9 11 £350 - 3
Brighton +6 11 £260 -38.82% 4
North East +12 10 £305 -3.93% 6
Surrey +11 10 £356 -20.83% 9
Hampshire -1 10 £310 -0.80% 4
Kent +1 9 £331 +32.50% 6
Glasgow -5 9 £325 +8.33% 5
Lancashire +7 8 £380 +33.33% 1
Staffordshire -6 8 £300 -2.43% 4
South Wales +7 7 £306 -5.76% 4

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 736 (95.46%) .NET
2 730 (94.68%) .NET Framework
3 686 (88.98%) C#
4 561 (72.76%) MVC
5 532 (69.00%) ASP.NET
6 529 (68.61%) SQL Server
7 418 (54.22%) JavaScript
8 375 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
9 350 (45.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 345 (44.75%) HTML
11 330 (42.80%) jQuery
12 322 (41.76%) CSS
13 313 (40.60%) WCF
14 307 (39.82%) SQL
15 243 (31.52%) TDD
16 224 (29.05%) Microsoft
17 222 (28.79%) LINQ
18 201 (26.07%) Scrum
19 177 (22.96%) Visual Studio
20 172 (22.31%) SQL Server 2008
21 151 (19.58%) Web Services
22 141 (18.29%) T-SQL
23 133 (17.25%) ASP.NET Web API
24 129 (16.73%) Unit Testing
25 124 (16.08%) HTML5
26 121 (15.69%) OO
27 118 (15.30%) XML
28 115 (14.92%) AngularJS
29 114 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server
30 104 (13.49%) BDD

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 69 (8.95%) CMS
2 46 (5.97%) IIS
3 40 (5.19%) SharePoint
4 31 (4.02%) Umbraco
5 30 (3.89%) Sitecore CMS
6 21 (2.72%) Kentico
7 20 (2.59%) BizTalk Server
8 18 (2.33%) Node.js
9 17 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.04%) Sitefinity
11 8 (1.04%) MQSeries
11 8 (1.04%) Apache
12 7 (0.91%) K2 blackpearl
13 6 (0.78%) EPiServer CMS
13 6 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (0.65%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.52%) JBoss
15 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.52%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 54 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.52%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.39%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 37 (4.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.26%) Magento
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.52%) SaaS
3 4 (0.52%) Office 365
4 3 (0.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.56%) Internet
2 9 (1.17%) HTTP
3 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.26%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) ATM
4 1 (0.13%) VPN
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 529 (68.61%) SQL Server
2 172 (22.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 79 (10.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 49 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (5.84%) Relational Database
6 32 (4.15%) Oracle Database
7 23 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (2.08%) MySQL
9 15 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (1.69%) MS Access
11 12 (1.56%) RDBMS
11 12 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 11 (1.43%) NoSQL
13 10 (1.30%) MongoDB
14 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
16 4 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
16 4 (0.52%) DTS
Development Applications
1 177 (22.96%) Visual Studio
2 114 (14.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 99 (12.84%) NUnit
4 41 (5.32%) MSTest
5 36 (4.67%) Rhino Mocks
6 34 (4.41%) Subversion
6 34 (4.41%) Selenium
7 33 (4.28%) Moq
8 28 (3.63%) SpecFlow
9 25 (3.24%) Git (software)
10 24 (3.11%) ReSharper
11 19 (2.46%) TeamCity
11 19 (2.46%) MSBuild
12 12 (1.56%) StyleCop
13 10 (1.30%) JIRA
13 10 (1.30%) CruiseControl
14 8 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 7 (0.91%) Cucumber
16 6 (0.78%) QUnit
16 6 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 78 (10.12%) Finance
2 26 (3.37%) Banking
3 24 (3.11%) Retail
4 13 (1.69%) Back Office
5 12 (1.56%) Front Office
5 12 (1.56%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.04%) Legal
6 8 (1.04%) Marketing
7 6 (0.78%) Advertising
7 6 (0.78%) Financial Institution
8 5 (0.65%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.52%) Local Government
9 4 (0.52%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.26%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 690 (89.49%) Developer
2 405 (52.53%) .NET Developer
3 209 (27.11%) C# Developer
4 146 (18.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 99 (12.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 83 (10.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 80 (10.38%) Senior Developer
8 61 (7.91%) Web Developer
9 49 (6.36%) Software Developer
10 39 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
11 25 (3.24%) Microsoft Developer
12 24 (3.11%) CRM Developer
13 23 (2.98%) Lead Developer
14 21 (2.72%) SQL Developer
14 21 (2.72%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 18 (2.33%) AWS Developer
15 18 (2.33%) Architect
16 17 (2.20%) Analyst
17 16 (2.08%) Programmer
17 16 (2.08%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 736 (95.46%) .NET
2 730 (94.68%) .NET Framework
3 532 (69.00%) ASP.NET
4 350 (45.40%) ASP.NET MVC
5 345 (44.75%) HTML
6 330 (42.80%) jQuery
7 322 (41.76%) CSS
8 313 (40.60%) WCF
9 222 (28.79%) LINQ
10 151 (19.58%) Web Services
11 133 (17.25%) ASP.NET Web API
12 124 (16.08%) HTML5
13 118 (15.30%) XML
14 115 (14.92%) AngularJS
15 92 (11.93%) Ajax
16 90 (11.67%) WPF
17 86 (11.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 81 (10.51%) KnockoutJS
19 73 (9.47%) NHibernate
20 72 (9.34%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.28%) Inversion of Control
2 24 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.59%) Computer Science
5 12 (1.56%) User Experience
6 10 (1.30%) N-Tier
6 10 (1.30%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.17%) Open Source
8 8 (1.04%) Derivative
8 8 (1.04%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.91%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.91%) NHS
10 5 (0.65%) Mainframe
10 5 (0.65%) CMDB
11 4 (0.52%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.52%) Social Network
11 4 (0.52%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.52%) Web 2.0
12 3 (0.39%) E-Learning
12 3 (0.39%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 71 (9.21%) Windows
2 8 (1.04%) Android
3 7 (0.91%) UNIX
4 6 (0.78%) Ubuntu
5 5 (0.65%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.39%) MVS
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 561 (72.76%) MVC
2 375 (48.64%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (31.52%) TDD
4 201 (26.07%) Scrum
5 129 (16.73%) Unit Testing
6 121 (15.69%) OO
7 104 (13.49%) BDD
8 68 (8.82%) Web Development
9 60 (7.78%) SOA
10 55 (7.13%) E-Commerce
11 49 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
12 47 (6.10%) OOP
13 43 (5.58%) CRM
14 37 (4.80%) MVVM
15 36 (4.67%) OOD
16 35 (4.54%) Dependency Injection
17 32 (4.15%) Workflow
18 29 (3.76%) Mentoring
19 21 (2.72%) Automated Testing
19 21 (2.72%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 686 (88.98%) C#
2 418 (54.22%) JavaScript
3 307 (39.82%) SQL
4 141 (18.29%) T-SQL
5 24 (3.11%) Java
6 22 (2.85%) VB.NET
7 12 (1.56%) XAML
8 11 (1.43%) VB
9 10 (1.30%) XPath
9 10 (1.30%) PHP
10 8 (1.04%) VBA
10 8 (1.04%) VB6
11 7 (0.91%) TypeScript
11 7 (0.91%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.91%) VBScript
12 6 (0.78%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.52%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.26%) R
14 2 (0.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.13%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 62 (8.04%) Security Cleared
2 35 (4.54%) Degree
2 35 (4.54%) SC Cleared
3 22 (2.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) MCAD
5 4 (0.52%) MCSD
5 4 (0.52%) HND
6 3 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.26%) MCP
7 2 (0.26%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.13%) MCTS
8 1 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.26%) EMIR
3 2 (0.26%) SLA
3 2 (0.26%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.13%) Control-M
Vendors
1 224 (29.05%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.78%) Oracle
3 36 (4.67%) Sitecore
4 27 (3.50%) Telerik
5 26 (3.37%) EPiServer
6 8 (1.04%) IBM
7 7 (0.91%) ESRI
8 6 (0.78%) Adobe
8 6 (0.78%) Twitter
9 5 (0.65%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.65%) Lotus
10 4 (0.52%) Informatica
10 4 (0.52%) Ektron
11 3 (0.39%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.26%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.26%) Remedy
12 2 (0.26%) SAP
12 2 (0.26%) Sybase
13 1 (0.13%) Business Objects
13 1 (0.13%) Murex
City, London
Salt
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Infospectrum
Rate: £300-£350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Blackpool, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 - £350 per day + £320 - £350 / Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £400 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago