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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 300 281 252
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 400 385 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.70% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 2.53% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 251 242
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£348 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £52.17 £35.00 £52.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.05% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.53 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+61.51% +45.83%

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
15632 15239 14446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.87% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10530 9822 9171
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 291
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -25 376 £338 -3.57% 233
London +1 145 £413 -0.84% 61
South East -24 60 £338 +8.00% 38
Yorkshire +16 58 £325 +8.33% 14
West Yorkshire +6 40 £325 +10.63% 9
Leeds +1 39 £325 +10.63% 7
City of London -6 37 £413 -7.04% 8
South West -23 25 £325 +1.96% 31
East of England +1 21 £335 +8.06% 22
North East -6 21 £296 -15.35% 6
West Midlands 0 20 £335 +4.68% 9
Kent +13 18 £338 +1.50% 5
North West -38 13 £325 - 41
Birmingham +12 12 £375 +25.00% 6
Durham +1 12 £325 -3.70% 1
Berkshire +1 12 £500 +53.84% 7
Wiltshire +14 10 £325 -36.58% 7
North Yorkshire +1 10 £413 +65.00% 2
Reading -1 10 £525 +23.52% 3
East Sussex -4 10 £363 +61.11% 5
East Midlands -7 10 £300 -14.28% 11
Wales +4 9 £425 +3.65% 3
Scotland +2 9 £308 +11.81% 11
Bristol 0 9 £329 -1.86% 7
Cambridgeshire -6 9 £306 -12.50% 5
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £375 +31.57% 2
Sheffield -1 8 £325 -27.77% 2
York -3 8 £413 - 1
South Yorkshire -7 8 £325 -13.33% 3
Manchester -28 8 £325 - 22

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 819 (97.15%) .NET
2 809 (95.97%) .NET Framework
3 764 (90.63%) C#
4 648 (76.87%) MVC
5 574 (68.09%) ASP.NET
6 545 (64.65%) SQL Server
7 433 (51.36%) JavaScript
8 403 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
9 393 (46.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 350 (41.52%) HTML
11 339 (40.21%) jQuery
12 333 (39.50%) WCF
13 300 (35.59%) SQL
14 293 (34.76%) CSS
15 270 (32.03%) TDD
16 219 (25.98%) Scrum
17 217 (25.74%) Microsoft
18 203 (24.08%) LINQ
19 202 (23.96%) AngularJS
20 189 (22.42%) ASP.NET Web API
21 160 (18.98%) Web Services
22 157 (18.62%) Unit Testing
23 154 (18.27%) HTML5
24 148 (17.56%) Visual Studio
25 141 (16.73%) SQL Server 2008
26 134 (15.90%) Team Foundation Server
27 117 (13.88%) OO
28 115 (13.64%) T-SQL
29 112 (13.29%) WPF
30 99 (11.74%) Finance

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 44 (5.22%) CMS
2 39 (4.63%) IIS
3 34 (4.03%) SharePoint
4 32 (3.80%) Node.js
5 19 (2.25%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.78%) MQSeries
7 14 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.66%) K2 blackpearl
8 13 (1.54%) Kentico
8 13 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.71%) Sitefinity
11 5 (0.59%) Tomcat
11 5 (0.59%) Immediacy CMS
12 4 (0.47%) Apache
12 4 (0.47%) JBoss
12 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.36%) EPiServer CMS
13 3 (0.36%) WebSphere
13 3 (0.36%) FileNet
Applications
1 62 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.71%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.59%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.47%) MS Office
4 4 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.47%) Aligne
3 4 (0.47%) Maximo
4 3 (0.36%) Magento
5 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 56 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.36%) SaaS
3 3 (0.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.08%) HTTP
2 12 (1.42%) Internet
3 3 (0.36%) SSL
3 3 (0.36%) SMTP
4 2 (0.24%) DNS
4 2 (0.24%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
5 1 (0.12%) CTI
5 1 (0.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (64.65%) SQL Server
2 141 (16.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 71 (8.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 56 (6.64%) Relational Database
5 52 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 46 (5.46%) NoSQL
7 32 (3.80%) MongoDB
8 31 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (3.32%) Oracle Database
10 24 (2.85%) MySQL
11 21 (2.49%) SQL Server 2005
12 20 (2.37%) RDBMS
13 13 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.54%) CouchDB
14 11 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.30%) Oracle9i Database
15 10 (1.19%) MS Access
16 8 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
17 7 (0.83%) SQL Server 2000
18 4 (0.47%) DTS
Development Applications
1 148 (17.56%) Visual Studio
2 134 (15.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (9.73%) NUnit
4 58 (6.88%) TeamCity
5 55 (6.52%) Subversion
6 42 (4.98%) ReSharper
7 40 (4.74%) Git (software)
8 32 (3.80%) Rhino Mocks
9 30 (3.56%) Selenium
10 25 (2.97%) SpecFlow
11 23 (2.73%) MSTest
11 23 (2.73%) MSBuild
12 18 (2.14%) Moq
13 14 (1.66%) Octopus Deploy
14 9 (1.07%) StyleCop
15 8 (0.95%) JIRA
15 8 (0.95%) CruiseControl
15 8 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
15 8 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.83%) Cucumber
General
1 99 (11.74%) Finance
2 49 (5.81%) Banking
3 21 (2.49%) Investment Banking
4 19 (2.25%) Retail
5 16 (1.90%) Legal
5 16 (1.90%) Back Office
6 11 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.07%) Front Office
8 6 (0.71%) Advertising
9 5 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.59%) Marketing
10 4 (0.47%) Local Government
10 4 (0.47%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.36%) Publishing
12 2 (0.24%) Games
12 2 (0.24%) Military
12 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 749 (88.85%) Developer
2 468 (55.52%) .NET Developer
3 213 (25.27%) C# Developer
4 142 (16.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 122 (14.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 101 (11.98%) Senior Developer
7 78 (9.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 65 (7.71%) Web Developer
9 62 (7.35%) Software Developer
10 58 (6.88%) Senior .NET Developer
11 39 (4.63%) Software Engineer
12 38 (4.51%) Agile .NET Developer
13 29 (3.44%) Applications Developer
14 27 (3.20%) Senior C# Developer
15 20 (2.37%) .NET Web Developer
15 20 (2.37%) Architect
15 20 (2.37%) WPF Developer
16 19 (2.25%) CRM Developer
17 17 (2.02%) SQL Developer
18 16 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 819 (97.15%) .NET
2 809 (95.97%) .NET Framework
3 574 (68.09%) ASP.NET
4 393 (46.62%) ASP.NET MVC
5 350 (41.52%) HTML
6 339 (40.21%) jQuery
7 333 (39.50%) WCF
8 293 (34.76%) CSS
9 203 (24.08%) LINQ
10 202 (23.96%) AngularJS
11 189 (22.42%) ASP.NET Web API
12 160 (18.98%) Web Services
13 154 (18.27%) HTML5
14 112 (13.29%) WPF
15 97 (11.51%) XML
16 94 (11.15%) Ajax
16 94 (11.15%) JSON
16 94 (11.15%) KnockoutJS
17 93 (11.03%) CSS3
18 84 (9.96%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 32 (3.80%) Inversion of Control
2 30 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (2.25%) User Experience
4 15 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (1.42%) NHS
6 11 (1.30%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.19%) RIA
8 8 (0.95%) Mobile App
8 8 (0.95%) Management Information System
9 7 (0.83%) Tandem
10 6 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 6 (0.71%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.59%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.47%) Visualisation
13 3 (0.36%) Replication
14 2 (0.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.24%) E-Learning
14 2 (0.24%) W3C
14 2 (0.24%) Enterprise Storage
14 2 (0.24%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (9.49%) Windows
2 11 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (1.07%) UNIX
4 6 (0.71%) Android
5 4 (0.47%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.36%) MVS
7 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.12%) Linux
8 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 648 (76.87%) MVC
2 403 (47.81%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (32.03%) TDD
4 219 (25.98%) Scrum
5 157 (18.62%) Unit Testing
6 117 (13.88%) OO
7 92 (10.91%) BDD
8 75 (8.90%) SOA
9 67 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
10 66 (7.83%) Software Engineering
11 58 (6.88%) E-Commerce
12 57 (6.76%) Web Development
13 53 (6.29%) OOP
14 48 (5.69%) MVVM
15 46 (5.46%) Dependency Injection
16 39 (4.63%) CRM
17 35 (4.15%) SDLC
18 29 (3.44%) Mentoring
19 27 (3.20%) Workflow
20 26 (3.08%) UML
Programming Languages
1 764 (90.63%) C#
2 433 (51.36%) JavaScript
3 300 (35.59%) SQL
4 115 (13.64%) T-SQL
5 27 (3.20%) Java
6 21 (2.49%) Ruby
7 19 (2.25%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.78%) PL/SQL
9 13 (1.54%) VBScript
10 10 (1.19%) VB
10 10 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 9 (1.07%) VB6
12 8 (0.95%) XAML
13 7 (0.83%) Pascal
13 7 (0.83%) PowerShell
13 7 (0.83%) Delphi
14 5 (0.59%) PHP
15 4 (0.47%) Scala
15 4 (0.47%) Bourne shell
16 3 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 30 (3.56%) Degree
3 28 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.30%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.59%) HND
7 4 (0.47%) MCAD
7 4 (0.47%) MCSD
7 4 (0.47%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.24%) MCP
9 1 (0.12%) MCTS
9 1 (0.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (0.83%) QA
2 3 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) EMIR
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.12%) vSphere
1 1 (0.12%) vCloud
1 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (0.83%) Control-M
2 2 (0.24%) SCOM
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.12%) Nagios
3 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.12%) MOM
Vendors
1 217 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 54 (6.41%) Oracle
3 31 (3.68%) Telerik
4 17 (2.02%) Sitecore
5 16 (1.90%) IBM
6 14 (1.66%) EPiServer
7 8 (0.95%) Adobe
8 6 (0.71%) ESRI
9 5 (0.59%) Sybase
9 5 (0.59%) SAP
9 5 (0.59%) Remedy
9 5 (0.59%) Twitter
10 3 (0.36%) VMware
10 3 (0.36%) Informatica
11 2 (0.24%) TIBCO
11 2 (0.24%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.24%) Facebook
12 1 (0.12%) Nintex
12 1 (0.12%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
West London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Broady Limited
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Dependent on skills and experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £330 - £390 Per Day 12 Month Rolling Contract (36 Month potential)
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Connectus
Rate: £56.53 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago