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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
UK
Rank 279 277 277
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 371 437 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.83% 0.84% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.65% 2.94% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 309 272
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 13 2
Median hourly rate £23.00 £47.83 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% +36.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-63.30% +36.65%

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
13985 14854 14038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.24% 28.59% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9761 10218 9258
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 244 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +3 341 £350 +0.71% 226
London -5 107 £475 +11.76% 48
South East -12 62 £338 - 29
West Midlands +29 38 £325 +8.33% 28
Yorkshire +21 36 £340 -9.46% 22
City of London +4 27 £513 +20.58% 10
Kent +3 26 £338 - 4
East Midlands +19 24 £363 -3.33% 21
West Yorkshire +17 23 £338 -9.80% 10
East of England +4 22 £350 +1.44% 14
North West +4 22 £325 - 33
Leeds +1 22 £338 -10.00% 8
South West -14 19 £350 +1.44% 24
Scotland +19 18 £363 -2.02% 8
Nottinghamshire +15 15 £363 +9.84% 5
Birmingham +12 15 £340 +8.80% 8
Nottingham +19 13 £363 +9.84% 4
Manchester +11 13 £325 +4.00% 15
North East 0 12 £340 -7.79% 7
Berkshire +14 11 £375 - 4
Hertfordshire +1 10 £306 -11.23% 4
Coventry +6 9 £508 +69.16% 6
Glasgow -4 9 £366 +8.51% 3
Staffordshire -1 8 £224 -25.41% 3
Wales -18 8 £185 -56.41% 3
Reading +21 7 £406 +1.56% 2
Edinburgh +11 7 £343 -37.72% 4
Cardiff +2 7 £185 -54.32% 1
South Yorkshire +2 7 £348 -0.57% 6
South Wales -7 7 £185 -56.47% 2

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 723 (94.39%) .NET
2 704 (91.91%) .NET Framework
3 696 (90.86%) C#
4 535 (69.84%) MVC
5 451 (58.88%) ASP.NET
6 417 (54.44%) SQL Server
7 408 (53.26%) JavaScript
8 369 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
9 351 (45.82%) SQL
10 300 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 264 (34.46%) AngularJS
12 259 (33.81%) HTML
13 237 (30.94%) TDD
14 235 (30.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 231 (30.16%) CSS
16 211 (27.55%) Web Services
17 197 (25.72%) Microsoft
18 189 (24.67%) jQuery
19 188 (24.54%) WCF
20 182 (23.76%) Team Foundation Server
21 173 (22.58%) Scrum
22 142 (18.54%) Visual Studio
23 132 (17.23%) LINQ
24 117 (15.27%) HTML5
25 115 (15.01%) XML
26 112 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
26 112 (14.62%) SOLID
27 110 (14.36%) T-SQL
28 104 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
29 103 (13.45%) 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 36 (4.70%) IIS
2 29 (3.79%) CMS
3 24 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.35%) NServiceBus
5 17 (2.22%) Umbraco
6 7 (0.91%) EPiServer
7 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
8 5 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.52%) Confluence
9 4 (0.52%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
10 3 (0.39%) GeoServer
10 3 (0.39%) Kentico
10 3 (0.39%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.26%) JBoss
11 2 (0.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 66 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.39%) MS Office
2 3 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 104 (13.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.39%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (2.35%) PaaS
4 15 (1.96%) SaaS
5 12 (1.57%) IaaS
6 5 (0.65%) GitHub
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.39%) Route 53
9 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.13%) Office 365
9 1 (0.13%) Slack
9 1 (0.13%) Trello
9 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.57%) HTTP
2 6 (0.78%) Intranet
3 4 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.39%) Internet
4 3 (0.39%) Network Security
4 3 (0.39%) SMS
5 2 (0.26%) LDAP
5 2 (0.26%) Skype
6 1 (0.13%) FTP
6 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (54.44%) SQL Server
2 75 (9.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 61 (7.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 43 (5.61%) Relational Database
5 28 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 27 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 22 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 19 (2.48%) SQL Server 2005
9 16 (2.09%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.96%) RDBMS
11 14 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
12 12 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.44%) Oracle Database
14 10 (1.31%) DB2
14 10 (1.31%) MySQL
15 8 (1.04%) Blockchain
16 7 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
16 7 (0.91%) CouchDB
16 7 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.91%) GIS
Development Applications
1 182 (23.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 142 (18.54%) Visual Studio
3 92 (12.01%) NUnit
4 77 (10.05%) Git (software)
5 50 (6.53%) MSTest
6 49 (6.40%) Subversion
7 46 (6.01%) Moq
8 38 (4.96%) TeamCity
9 28 (3.66%) JIRA
10 25 (3.26%) Grunt
11 20 (2.61%) gulp
11 20 (2.61%) SpecFlow
11 20 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
12 19 (2.48%) Jasmine
13 18 (2.35%) Selenium
14 15 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (1.70%) CruiseControl
15 13 (1.70%) ReSharper
15 13 (1.70%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 12 (1.57%) MSBuild
General
1 76 (9.92%) Finance
2 17 (2.22%) Retail
3 13 (1.70%) Marketing
4 12 (1.57%) Back Office
5 11 (1.44%) Advertising
5 11 (1.44%) Banking
5 11 (1.44%) Front Office
6 9 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.04%) Publishing
8 6 (0.78%) Legal
8 6 (0.78%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.65%) Electronics
10 4 (0.52%) Automotive
10 4 (0.52%) German Language
10 4 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.39%) Billing
11 3 (0.39%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.39%) Games
11 3 (0.39%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.39%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 701 (91.51%) Developer
2 508 (66.32%) .NET Developer
3 324 (42.30%) C# Developer
4 233 (30.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 115 (15.01%) ASP.NET Developer
6 96 (12.53%) SQL Developer
7 91 (11.88%) Senior Developer
8 84 (10.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 74 (9.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 73 (9.53%) Senior .NET Developer
11 54 (7.05%) Software Developer
12 53 (6.92%) Full Stack Developer
13 48 (6.27%) JavaScript Developer
14 40 (5.22%) Angular Developer
15 38 (4.96%) Senior C# Developer
15 38 (4.96%) Web Developer
16 31 (4.05%) WPF Developer
17 29 (3.79%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 28 (3.66%) Agile Developer
18 28 (3.66%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (94.39%) .NET
2 704 (91.91%) .NET Framework
3 451 (58.88%) ASP.NET
4 300 (39.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 264 (34.46%) AngularJS
6 259 (33.81%) HTML
7 235 (30.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 231 (30.16%) CSS
9 211 (27.55%) Web Services
10 189 (24.67%) jQuery
11 188 (24.54%) WCF
12 132 (17.23%) LINQ
13 117 (15.27%) HTML5
14 115 (15.01%) XML
15 91 (11.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 86 (11.23%) REST
17 73 (9.53%) WPF
18 67 (8.75%) JSON
19 65 (8.49%) NHibernate
20 55 (7.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (3.26%) Algorithms
3 22 (2.87%) User Experience
4 20 (2.61%) Computer Science
5 16 (2.09%) Fixed Income
6 13 (1.70%) Mobile App
7 11 (1.44%) NHS
7 11 (1.44%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.04%) Equities
9 7 (0.91%) Blackberry
9 7 (0.91%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.65%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.65%) W3C
11 4 (0.52%) Contactless
11 4 (0.52%) EMV
11 4 (0.52%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.39%) iPad
13 2 (0.26%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 65 (8.49%) Windows
2 14 (1.83%) Android
3 9 (1.17%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.04%) Windows Phone
4 8 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 7 (0.91%) Windows Phone 8
6 4 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.26%) Linux
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 535 (69.84%) MVC
2 369 (48.17%) Agile Software Development
3 237 (30.94%) TDD
4 173 (22.58%) Scrum
5 112 (14.62%) Continuous Integration
5 112 (14.62%) SOLID
6 103 (13.45%) OO
7 98 (12.79%) Unit Testing
8 96 (12.53%) Web Development
9 68 (8.88%) BDD
10 59 (7.70%) Dependency Injection
11 55 (7.18%) Software Engineering
12 51 (6.66%) Multithreading
13 46 (6.01%) SDLC
13 46 (6.01%) SOA
14 44 (5.74%) OOD
15 42 (5.48%) Front End Development
16 39 (5.09%) OOP
17 34 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (4.05%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 696 (90.86%) C#
2 408 (53.26%) JavaScript
3 351 (45.82%) SQL
4 110 (14.36%) T-SQL
5 53 (6.92%) TypeScript
6 27 (3.52%) VB
7 20 (2.61%) VB.NET
8 15 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 14 (1.83%) Java
9 14 (1.83%) VBA
10 13 (1.70%) VB6
11 8 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.91%) ES6
13 6 (0.78%) Python
13 6 (0.78%) VBScript
14 5 (0.65%) XAML
15 3 (0.39%) C++
15 3 (0.39%) PHP
15 3 (0.39%) Scala
16 2 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (4.18%) Degree
2 25 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 17 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.91%) HNC
5 6 (0.78%) HND
5 6 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.65%) MCAD
6 5 (0.65%) MCSD
6 5 (0.65%) MCTS
7 4 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.26%) CFA
9 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.13%) MCP
9 1 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.04%) QA
2 7 (0.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.26%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.13%) EMIR
System Software
1 12 (1.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.26%) Docker
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.13%) Control-M
2 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 197 (25.72%) Microsoft
2 57 (7.44%) Oracle
3 16 (2.09%) Xamarin
4 10 (1.31%) RedGate
5 9 (1.17%) Telerik
6 8 (1.04%) Atlassian
6 8 (1.04%) Sitecore
7 7 (0.91%) Rackspace
8 6 (0.78%) Twitter
9 4 (0.52%) SAP
10 3 (0.39%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.39%) Infragistics
10 3 (0.39%) Mapbox
11 2 (0.26%) Charles River
11 2 (0.26%) Google
12 1 (0.13%) LexisNexis
12 1 (0.13%) Luciad
12 1 (0.13%) Mercator
12 1 (0.13%) Perforce
12 1 (0.13%) Siemens
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Hainton
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
County Durham
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £350 - 375 per day + Immediate start available
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
IQ Public Sector
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago