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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 339 277 325
Rank change year-on-year
-62 +48
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 358 448 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.79% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 2.95% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 314 252
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.66 £21.62 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.99 £37.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%

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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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
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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 -69 309 £350 +3.70% 177
London -104 93 £425 +17.24% 55
South East +5 82 £338 - 26
South West +3 32 £325 -0.91% 19
Yorkshire -1 31 £363 +11.53% 21
Wales +15 26 £363 +22.36% 1
South Wales +5 24 £400 +33.89% 1
Cardiff -8 23 £405 +35.56% 1
Scotland -10 21 £401 +48.33% 8
West Yorkshire -9 20 £325 - 17
Leeds -1 19 £325 - 11
Kent -18 18 £338 - 2
East of England +20 17 £350 +6.06% 14
Glasgow +15 17 £363 +23.40% 7
East Midlands +10 17 £363 +13.28% 2
Wiltshire +10 16 £338 -20.58%
City of London -5 16 £425 +6.25% 9
West Midlands -25 16 £503 +54.61% 12
North West -29 16 £326 +0.38% 23
Leicestershire +15 14 £450 +31.38% 1
Leicester +13 13 £456 +30.35%
Hampshire +5 13 £375 +20.96% 2
East Sussex +3 13 £335 +16.52% 2
Essex +14 11 £350 -10.82% 4
Berkshire +6 11 £400 - 5
Birmingham +2 11 £375 +10.29% 2
Swindon +11 10 £341 -
Reading +2 9 £400 +6.66% 1
Surrey -9 9 £400 +12.28% 7
Brighton +4 7 £425 +54.54% 1

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

1 713 (91.88%) .NET
2 692 (89.18%) C#
3 687 (88.53%) .NET Framework
4 559 (72.04%) MVC
5 484 (62.37%) SQL Server
6 477 (61.47%) ASP.NET
7 411 (52.96%) JavaScript
8 356 (45.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 316 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
10 306 (39.43%) SQL
11 303 (39.05%) HTML
12 289 (37.24%) jQuery
13 260 (33.51%) TDD
14 253 (32.60%) CSS
15 237 (30.54%) AngularJS
16 230 (29.64%) Microsoft
17 227 (29.25%) WCF
18 218 (28.09%) ASP.NET Web API
19 187 (24.10%) Team Foundation Server
20 173 (22.29%) T-SQL
21 163 (21.01%) HTML5
21 163 (21.01%) Unit Testing
22 154 (19.85%) Visual Studio
23 152 (19.59%) Web Services
24 149 (19.20%) Scrum
25 146 (18.81%) Web Development
26 126 (16.24%) LINQ
27 122 (15.72%) XML
28 110 (14.18%) SQL Server 2008
29 104 (13.40%) Windows

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 39 (5.03%) IIS
2 38 (4.90%) SharePoint
3 30 (3.87%) Node.js
4 25 (3.22%) CMS
5 22 (2.84%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (2.06%) Umbraco
7 15 (1.93%) JBoss
8 13 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.42%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 10 (1.29%) Apache
11 9 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (1.03%) NServiceBus
13 7 (0.90%) WordPress
14 6 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.64%) Confluence
15 5 (0.64%) EPiServer CMS
16 4 (0.52%) Kentico
17 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
17 3 (0.39%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 54 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.26%) MS Office
2 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 32 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.64%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.13%) Endur
4 1 (0.13%) RMDS
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 63 (8.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.90%) GitHub
4 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.26%) PaaS
4 2 (0.26%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.13%) Force.com
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.68%) HTTP
1 13 (1.68%) LDAP
2 12 (1.55%) Network Security
3 8 (1.03%) Internet
4 5 (0.64%) SMTP
5 4 (0.52%) DNS
5 4 (0.52%) Kerberos
5 4 (0.52%) SSL
6 2 (0.26%) Firewall
6 2 (0.26%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.13%) Intranet
7 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 484 (62.37%) SQL Server
2 110 (14.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 92 (11.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 68 (8.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 50 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 32 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 25 (3.22%) Oracle Database
7 25 (3.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 24 (3.09%) PostgreSQL
9 18 (2.32%) SQL Server 2014
10 17 (2.19%) NoSQL
11 16 (2.06%) MongoDB
12 15 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.55%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.42%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (1.16%) Big Data
15 9 (1.16%) Datazen
15 9 (1.16%) Hadoop
15 9 (1.16%) MySQL
15 9 (1.16%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 187 (24.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 154 (19.85%) Visual Studio
3 80 (10.31%) Git (software)
4 76 (9.79%) NUnit
5 54 (6.96%) Selenium
6 47 (6.06%) SpecFlow
7 38 (4.90%) Moq
7 38 (4.90%) Subversion
8 34 (4.38%) TeamCity
9 31 (3.99%) JIRA
10 28 (3.61%) Cucumber
11 22 (2.84%) MSTest
12 21 (2.71%) Jasmine
12 21 (2.71%) JUnit
13 20 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 18 (2.32%) Gradle
15 17 (2.19%) NSubstitute
16 16 (2.06%) Octopus Deploy
17 15 (1.93%) FindBugs
17 15 (1.93%) git-flow
General
1 68 (8.76%) Finance
2 27 (3.48%) Banking
3 24 (3.09%) Retail
4 21 (2.71%) Back Office
5 10 (1.29%) Investment Banking
6 9 (1.16%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.03%) Advertising
8 7 (0.90%) Electronics
8 7 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.90%) Military
9 5 (0.64%) Front Office
10 4 (0.52%) Marketing
11 3 (0.39%) French Language
11 3 (0.39%) Games
11 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Automotive
12 2 (0.26%) German Language
12 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 683 (88.02%) Developer
2 455 (58.63%) .NET Developer
3 317 (40.85%) C# Developer
4 241 (31.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 170 (21.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 161 (20.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 113 (14.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 88 (11.34%) SQL Developer
9 78 (10.05%) Senior Developer
10 67 (8.63%) Web Developer
11 56 (7.22%) Software Developer
12 50 (6.44%) JavaScript Developer
13 46 (5.93%) Senior .NET Developer
14 39 (5.03%) .NET Web Developer
14 39 (5.03%) C# Web Developer
15 36 (4.64%) SQL Server Developer
16 32 (4.12%) Applications Developer
17 31 (3.99%) Senior C# Developer
18 28 (3.61%) HTML Developer
19 26 (3.35%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 713 (91.88%) .NET
2 687 (88.53%) .NET Framework
3 477 (61.47%) ASP.NET
4 356 (45.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 303 (39.05%) HTML
6 289 (37.24%) jQuery
7 253 (32.60%) CSS
8 237 (30.54%) AngularJS
9 227 (29.25%) WCF
10 218 (28.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 163 (21.01%) HTML5
12 152 (19.59%) Web Services
13 126 (16.24%) LINQ
14 122 (15.72%) XML
15 90 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 88 (11.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 88 (11.34%) NHibernate
17 86 (11.08%) RESTful
18 85 (10.95%) CSS3
19 84 (10.82%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 41 (5.28%) N-Tier
2 40 (5.15%) Inversion of Control
3 20 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.58%) Digital Media
4 19 (2.45%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.32%) User Experience
6 17 (2.19%) NHS
7 14 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 10 (1.29%) Replication
9 8 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.03%) Mathematics
10 5 (0.64%) Data Integration
10 5 (0.64%) Management Information System
10 5 (0.64%) Tandem
11 4 (0.52%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.52%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.39%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.39%) Reinsurance
12 3 (0.39%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 104 (13.40%) Windows
2 17 (2.19%) Windows 10
3 15 (1.93%) Android
3 15 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 13 (1.68%) Windows Phone
4 13 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.39%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.26%) Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (72.04%) MVC
2 316 (40.72%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (33.51%) TDD
4 163 (21.01%) Unit Testing
5 149 (19.20%) Scrum
6 146 (18.81%) Web Development
7 93 (11.98%) BDD
8 89 (11.47%) OO
9 71 (9.15%) OOP
10 66 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
11 64 (8.25%) Software Engineering
12 59 (7.60%) CRM
13 58 (7.47%) Dependency Injection
14 55 (7.09%) E-Commerce
14 55 (7.09%) SOA
15 46 (5.93%) MVVM
16 42 (5.41%) SOLID
17 35 (4.51%) Waterfall
18 33 (4.25%) Front End Development
19 26 (3.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 692 (89.18%) C#
2 411 (52.96%) JavaScript
3 306 (39.43%) SQL
4 173 (22.29%) T-SQL
5 57 (7.35%) Java
6 51 (6.57%) VB.NET
7 27 (3.48%) TypeScript
8 19 (2.45%) PHP
9 18 (2.32%) PL/SQL
10 17 (2.19%) VB
11 14 (1.80%) C
11 14 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 13 (1.68%) XAML
13 12 (1.55%) Ruby
14 11 (1.42%) ECMAScript
15 9 (1.16%) C++
16 7 (0.90%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.77%) Python
17 6 (0.77%) VBScript
18 5 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 42 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 33 (4.25%) Degree
3 22 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 16 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.68%) MCSD
6 10 (1.29%) MCPD
7 8 (1.03%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.52%) MCSE
9 3 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.26%) OCA
10 2 (0.26%) OCP
10 2 (0.26%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.13%) MCP
11 1 (0.13%) MCSA
11 1 (0.13%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.93%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (0.77%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 6 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.13%) EMIR
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) MiFID
4 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 24 (3.09%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
2 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.13%) Control-M
1 1 (0.13%) Kibana
1 1 (0.13%) logstash
1 1 (0.13%) MOM
1 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 230 (29.64%) Microsoft
2 65 (8.38%) Oracle
3 21 (2.71%) Telerik
4 18 (2.32%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.42%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.16%) Twitter
7 8 (1.03%) DevExpress
8 7 (0.90%) Apple
8 7 (0.90%) Remedy
9 6 (0.77%) RedGate
9 6 (0.77%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.52%) Appcelerator
11 4 (0.52%) IBM
12 3 (0.39%) Google
12 3 (0.39%) OpenText
12 3 (0.39%) SAP
13 2 (0.26%) Arqiva
13 2 (0.26%) BEA
13 2 (0.26%) DataSynapse
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