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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 272 300 324
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +24
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 440 361 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.86% 0.70% 0.57%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 2.60% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 248 188
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 0 7
Average hourly rate £47.83 - £30.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.92 - £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £36.25

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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 12 February 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
(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 +47 378 £350 -6.66% 212
London +17 132 £425 - 52
South East +45 94 £338 - 37
North West -9 37 £325 +6.90% 26
South West +22 34 £348 -7.33% 25
Yorkshire -22 31 £369 +13.46% 27
Wales +1 30 £450 +28.57% 4
Scotland -3 30 £375 +20.00% 8
Kent +14 29 £338 +3.84% 7
South Wales +9 27 £450 -16.27% 3
City of London +20 26 £495 +13.14% 17
Hampshire +20 22 £394 +21.15% 7
Leeds -10 22 £375 +15.38% 10
West Yorkshire -15 22 £375 +15.38% 19
Cardiff +6 20 £423 -23.18% 2
East of England +7 19 £335 -6.35% 14
Edinburgh -11 17 £550 +69.23% 1
Manchester -21 16 £325 +7.61% 18
West Midlands -10 14 £300 -17.24% 18
Glasgow +9 12 £334 +6.80% 6
Surrey -1 12 £413 +26.92% 8
Wiltshire -2 11 £331 -11.66% 4
Cheshire +2 10 £325 -7.14% 6
Winchester - 10 £400 - 1
East Sussex +9 9 £335 +17.54% 3
East Midlands -16 9 £375 +24.79% 6
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £338 - 1
Newport - 8 £480 -
Hastings - 8 £335 -
Maidstone - 8 £350 -

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 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.

1 862 (94.41%) .NET
2 837 (91.68%) .NET Framework
3 828 (90.69%) C#
4 723 (79.19%) MVC
5 596 (65.28%) SQL Server
5 596 (65.28%) ASP.NET
6 499 (54.65%) JavaScript
7 441 (48.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 384 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
9 357 (39.10%) jQuery
10 351 (38.44%) TDD
10 351 (38.44%) HTML
11 348 (38.12%) SQL
12 301 (32.97%) CSS
13 290 (31.76%) AngularJS
14 280 (30.67%) WCF
15 256 (28.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 233 (25.52%) Team Foundation Server
17 228 (24.97%) Microsoft
18 222 (24.32%) Visual Studio
19 208 (22.78%) Scrum
20 190 (20.81%) Unit Testing
21 180 (19.72%) T-SQL
22 170 (18.62%) SQL Server 2008
23 169 (18.51%) Web Services
24 168 (18.40%) HTML5
25 140 (15.33%) BDD
26 138 (15.12%) SQL Server 2012
27 133 (14.57%) LINQ
28 126 (13.80%) XML

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 55 (6.02%) IIS
2 45 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
3 35 (3.83%) Node.js
4 30 (3.29%) CMS
5 24 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 17 (1.86%) Umbraco
7 14 (1.53%) NServiceBus
8 12 (1.31%) JBoss
9 9 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 8 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
11 6 (0.66%) K2 blackpearl
11 6 (0.66%) Kentico
11 6 (0.66%) WordPress
12 4 (0.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.44%) Sitefinity
12 4 (0.44%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.33%) Apache
13 3 (0.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.42%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.55%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Endur
5 1 (0.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 83 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (3.40%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.66%) GitHub
3 6 (0.66%) SaaS
4 4 (0.44%) PaaS
5 3 (0.33%) Office 365
6 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.11%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.53%) Internet
2 13 (1.42%) LDAP
3 5 (0.55%) DNS
3 5 (0.55%) HTTP
3 5 (0.55%) SMTP
4 4 (0.44%) SSL
5 3 (0.33%) Firewall
5 3 (0.33%) Network Security
6 2 (0.22%) Intranet
6 2 (0.22%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 596 (65.28%) SQL Server
2 170 (18.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 138 (15.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 68 (7.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 26 (2.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 19 (2.08%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (1.53%) NoSQL
11 12 (1.31%) MySQL
12 11 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 10 (1.10%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.10%) Oracle Database
14 8 (0.88%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.77%) Big Data
15 7 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
15 7 (0.77%) GIS
16 5 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
17 4 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 233 (25.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 222 (24.32%) Visual Studio
3 110 (12.05%) Git (software)
4 84 (9.20%) NUnit
5 82 (8.98%) SpecFlow
6 72 (7.89%) Selenium
7 43 (4.71%) Moq
7 43 (4.71%) TeamCity
8 37 (4.05%) Subversion
9 35 (3.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 32 (3.50%) MSTest
11 31 (3.40%) Cucumber
12 25 (2.74%) ReSharper
13 23 (2.52%) Jasmine
13 23 (2.52%) NSubstitute
14 22 (2.41%) JIRA
15 16 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 16 (1.75%) Rhino Mocks
16 12 (1.31%) Gradle
16 12 (1.31%) JUnit
General
1 95 (10.41%) Finance
2 30 (3.29%) Banking
3 27 (2.96%) Back Office
4 15 (1.64%) Retail
5 9 (0.99%) Advertising
5 9 (0.99%) Marketing
6 8 (0.88%) Front Office
6 8 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 8 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.77%) Military
8 4 (0.44%) Games
9 3 (0.33%) Automotive
9 3 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.33%) Publishing
10 2 (0.22%) Avionics
10 2 (0.22%) Electronics
10 2 (0.22%) French Language
10 2 (0.22%) Legal
11 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 811 (88.83%) Developer
2 592 (64.84%) .NET Developer
3 370 (40.53%) C# Developer
4 283 (31.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 219 (23.99%) ASP.NET Developer
6 204 (22.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 155 (16.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 116 (12.71%) SQL Developer
9 92 (10.08%) Web Developer
10 83 (9.09%) Senior Developer
11 70 (7.67%) Software Developer
12 63 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
13 54 (5.91%) Senior .NET Developer
14 52 (5.70%) .NET Web Developer
15 36 (3.94%) C# Web Developer
15 36 (3.94%) Senior C# Developer
16 33 (3.61%) C# Software Developer
17 32 (3.50%) Angular Developer
18 31 (3.40%) .NET Software Developer
19 30 (3.29%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 862 (94.41%) .NET
2 837 (91.68%) .NET Framework
3 596 (65.28%) ASP.NET
4 441 (48.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 357 (39.10%) jQuery
6 351 (38.44%) HTML
7 301 (32.97%) CSS
8 290 (31.76%) AngularJS
9 280 (30.67%) WCF
10 256 (28.04%) ASP.NET Web API
11 169 (18.51%) Web Services
12 168 (18.40%) HTML5
13 133 (14.57%) LINQ
14 126 (13.80%) XML
15 125 (13.69%) Ajax
16 100 (10.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 88 (9.64%) RESTful
18 87 (9.53%) KnockoutJS
19 82 (8.98%) NHibernate
20 80 (8.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 36 (3.94%) Inversion of Control
1 36 (3.94%) N-Tier
2 31 (3.40%) User Experience
3 26 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (2.52%) NHS
5 19 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.53%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.10%) Replication
9 9 (0.99%) Computer Science
10 7 (0.77%) Digital Media
10 7 (0.77%) Mathematics
11 6 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.55%) Market Risk
12 5 (0.55%) Spread Betting
13 4 (0.44%) Visualisation
14 3 (0.33%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.33%) Reinsurance
14 3 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.33%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 95 (10.41%) Windows
2 19 (2.08%) Windows Server
3 16 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.64%) Android
4 15 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (1.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (0.99%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (79.19%) MVC
2 384 (42.06%) Agile Software Development
3 351 (38.44%) TDD
4 208 (22.78%) Scrum
5 190 (20.81%) Unit Testing
6 140 (15.33%) BDD
7 119 (13.03%) OO
8 88 (9.64%) Web Development
9 87 (9.53%) Continuous Integration
10 86 (9.42%) Software Engineering
11 73 (8.00%) OOP
12 71 (7.78%) Dependency Injection
13 69 (7.56%) SOA
14 60 (6.57%) MVVM
15 54 (5.91%) E-Commerce
16 52 (5.70%) SOLID
17 44 (4.82%) Front End Development
18 37 (4.05%) SDLC
19 33 (3.61%) Mentoring
20 31 (3.40%) UML
Programming Languages
1 828 (90.69%) C#
2 499 (54.65%) JavaScript
3 348 (38.12%) SQL
4 180 (19.72%) T-SQL
5 61 (6.68%) VB.NET
6 24 (2.63%) Java
7 22 (2.41%) PowerShell
8 21 (2.30%) TypeScript
9 20 (2.19%) Ruby
10 19 (2.08%) XAML
11 15 (1.64%) VB
12 10 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 9 (0.99%) C
13 9 (0.99%) XPath
14 8 (0.88%) PHP
15 7 (0.77%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.66%) VBScript
17 5 (0.55%) ECMAScript
17 5 (0.55%) VBA
18 4 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 54 (5.91%) Security Cleared
2 39 (4.27%) SC Cleared
3 36 (3.94%) Degree
4 10 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.66%) MCSD
6 5 (0.55%) MCPD
7 4 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.22%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.22%) HND
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.22%) OCA
9 2 (0.22%) OCP
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.11%) MCP
10 1 (0.11%) MCSA
10 1 (0.11%) MCT
10 1 (0.11%) OCAJ
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (2.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 14 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 9 (0.99%) QA
5 1 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.11%) EMIR
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (1.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 1 (0.11%) Kibana
1 1 (0.11%) logstash
1 1 (0.11%) MOM
1 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 228 (24.97%) Microsoft
2 59 (6.46%) Oracle
3 19 (2.08%) Telerik
4 18 (1.97%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.20%) DevExpress
5 11 (1.20%) EPiServer
6 9 (0.99%) Xamarin
7 6 (0.66%) Apple
7 6 (0.66%) Twitter
8 4 (0.44%) Appcelerator
8 4 (0.44%) Google
9 3 (0.33%) OpenText
10 2 (0.22%) BEA
10 2 (0.22%) Remedy
10 2 (0.22%) SAP
10 2 (0.22%) Trillium
11 1 (0.11%) BT
11 1 (0.11%) Serena
11 1 (0.11%) Sybase
11 1 (0.11%) TIBCO
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract-Permanent
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 9 days ago
Yorkshire and the Humber
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Cardiff
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Glasgow
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Global Markets Recruitment
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 24 days ago