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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 269 284 321
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +37
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 408 359 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.68% 0.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% 2.46% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 259 157
Average daily rate
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£335 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £32.00 £24.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £42.40 £56.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +42.85%

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
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -11 372 £338 -7.53% 249
London +29 170 £380 -5.11% 63
City of London +34 58 £413 -8.33% 14
Yorkshire +20 52 £325 +25.00% 31
West Yorkshire +25 43 £325 - 20
Leeds +26 41 £325 - 10
South East -27 39 £338 -3.57% 47
South West +3 37 £327 +1.24% 26
North West -14 30 £325 -7.14% 24
Wales +12 18 £315 -3.07% 2
South Wales +12 16 £315 -3.07% 1
Taunton +11 16 £328 +2.90% 1
Somerset +7 16 £328 +0.92% 2
Manchester -9 15 £325 -7.14% 17
West Midlands -14 15 £366 +22.08% 18
Cardiff - 14 £310 -
Kent +10 10 £338 +15.87% 6
Scotland +3 10 £290 -6.45% 5
East of England -8 10 £350 -17.64% 18
North East +2 9 £285 +9.61% 4
Birmingham -10 9 £338 +12.50% 8
Lancashire +14 8 £325 +26.21%
East Midlands -6 8 £318 -13.01% 18
Durham -2 7 £275 +5.76%
Buckinghamshire -5 7 £350 -7.89% 3
North Yorkshire - 7 £340 - 9
Bolton - 7 £325 - 1
Bristol +8 6 £375 +22.95% 6
Hampshire 0 6 £320 +4.91% 12
West Sussex -19 6 £334 -29.73% 3

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 787 (96.33%) .NET
2 778 (95.23%) .NET Framework
3 730 (89.35%) C#
4 619 (75.76%) MVC
5 568 (69.52%) ASP.NET
6 544 (66.59%) SQL Server
7 454 (55.57%) JavaScript
8 414 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
9 378 (46.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 355 (43.45%) HTML
11 341 (41.74%) jQuery
12 337 (41.25%) WCF
13 316 (38.68%) CSS
14 310 (37.94%) SQL
15 270 (33.05%) TDD
16 247 (30.23%) Microsoft
17 227 (27.78%) LINQ
18 222 (27.17%) Scrum
19 172 (21.05%) Web Services
20 164 (20.07%) SQL Server 2008
20 164 (20.07%) ASP.NET Web API
21 159 (19.46%) AngularJS
22 157 (19.22%) Visual Studio
23 143 (17.50%) Unit Testing
24 130 (15.91%) HTML5
24 130 (15.91%) OO
25 121 (14.81%) T-SQL
26 120 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
27 115 (14.08%) XML
28 106 (12.97%) BDD

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 54 (6.61%) CMS
2 51 (6.24%) IIS
3 43 (5.26%) SharePoint
4 30 (3.67%) Umbraco
5 23 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 22 (2.69%) Kentico
7 20 (2.45%) Node.js
8 18 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (1.84%) SharePoint 2010
10 11 (1.35%) MQSeries
10 11 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
11 9 (1.10%) Sitefinity
12 8 (0.98%) Apache
13 7 (0.86%) K2 blackpearl
14 5 (0.61%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.61%) JBoss
14 5 (0.61%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.61%) Immediacy CMS
15 4 (0.49%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 67 (8.20%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.37%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 44 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.24%) Magento
3 2 (0.24%) Aligne
3 2 (0.24%) Maximo
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 76 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.37%) SaaS
3 3 (0.37%) Office 365
3 3 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.69%) HTTP
2 13 (1.59%) Internet
3 2 (0.24%) Firewall
3 2 (0.24%) Intranet
4 1 (0.12%) SAN
4 1 (0.12%) CTI
4 1 (0.12%) SMTP
4 1 (0.12%) ATM
4 1 (0.12%) SSL
4 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 544 (66.59%) SQL Server
2 164 (20.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (9.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 55 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 55 (6.73%) Relational Database
5 34 (4.16%) NoSQL
6 30 (3.67%) Oracle Database
7 29 (3.55%) MongoDB
8 28 (3.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 21 (2.57%) MySQL
10 18 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
11 17 (2.08%) RDBMS
12 14 (1.71%) Apache Cassandra
12 14 (1.71%) MS Access
13 13 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
13 13 (1.59%) CouchDB
14 10 (1.22%) Oracle9i Database
15 7 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
17 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 157 (19.22%) Visual Studio
2 120 (14.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 90 (11.02%) NUnit
4 43 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 38 (4.65%) Subversion
6 37 (4.53%) Selenium
7 36 (4.41%) ReSharper
7 36 (4.41%) Git (software)
8 34 (4.16%) TeamCity
9 28 (3.43%) MSTest
10 25 (3.06%) Moq
11 24 (2.94%) SpecFlow
11 24 (2.94%) MSBuild
12 13 (1.59%) JIRA
13 12 (1.47%) StyleCop
14 11 (1.35%) CruiseControl
15 9 (1.10%) Cucumber
16 8 (0.98%) Dreamweaver
17 7 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
18 5 (0.61%) JMeter
General
1 91 (11.14%) Finance
2 41 (5.02%) Banking
3 29 (3.55%) Retail
4 21 (2.57%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.20%) Back Office
6 15 (1.84%) Front Office
7 13 (1.59%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.59%) Legal
8 6 (0.73%) Multimedia
9 5 (0.61%) Marketing
10 4 (0.49%) Local Government
10 4 (0.49%) Advertising
10 4 (0.49%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.24%) Military
11 2 (0.24%) Publishing
11 2 (0.24%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.12%) Automotive
12 1 (0.12%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.12%) Games
12 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 727 (88.98%) Developer
2 443 (54.22%) .NET Developer
3 209 (25.58%) C# Developer
4 141 (17.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 110 (13.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 81 (9.91%) Senior Developer
7 76 (9.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 61 (7.47%) Web Developer
9 51 (6.24%) Software Developer
10 41 (5.02%) Senior .NET Developer
11 32 (3.92%) CRM Developer
12 29 (3.55%) Microsoft Developer
13 28 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 27 (3.30%) Software Engineer
15 26 (3.18%) Agile .NET Developer
16 24 (2.94%) Applications Developer
17 23 (2.82%) Lead Developer
17 23 (2.82%) SQL Developer
17 23 (2.82%) Architect
18 20 (2.45%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 787 (96.33%) .NET
2 778 (95.23%) .NET Framework
3 568 (69.52%) ASP.NET
4 378 (46.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 355 (43.45%) HTML
6 341 (41.74%) jQuery
7 337 (41.25%) WCF
8 316 (38.68%) CSS
9 227 (27.78%) LINQ
10 172 (21.05%) Web Services
11 164 (20.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 159 (19.46%) AngularJS
13 130 (15.91%) HTML5
14 115 (14.08%) XML
15 104 (12.73%) Ajax
16 94 (11.51%) JSON
17 88 (10.77%) WPF
18 85 (10.40%) NHibernate
19 84 (10.28%) Razor View Engine
19 84 (10.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 30 (3.67%) Inversion of Control
2 26 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (2.45%) User Experience
4 15 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 10 (1.22%) NHS
7 8 (0.98%) Derivative
7 8 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 7 (0.86%) RIA
8 7 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.61%) N-Tier
9 5 (0.61%) Tandem
9 5 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 5 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.37%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.37%) Blog
11 2 (0.24%) Market Risk
11 2 (0.24%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (0.24%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 83 (10.16%) Windows
2 11 (1.35%) UNIX
3 7 (0.86%) Android
4 6 (0.73%) Ubuntu
4 6 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.37%) MVS
6 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.12%) Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (75.76%) MVC
2 414 (50.67%) Agile Software Development
3 270 (33.05%) TDD
4 222 (27.17%) Scrum
5 143 (17.50%) Unit Testing
6 130 (15.91%) OO
7 106 (12.97%) BDD
8 67 (8.20%) E-Commerce
9 65 (7.96%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (7.71%) SOA
11 58 (7.10%) Web Development
12 54 (6.61%) CRM
13 51 (6.24%) OOP
14 49 (6.00%) Software Engineering
15 44 (5.39%) SDLC
16 36 (4.41%) Workflow
17 34 (4.16%) OOD
18 33 (4.04%) Mentoring
18 33 (4.04%) Dependency Injection
19 28 (3.43%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 730 (89.35%) C#
2 454 (55.57%) JavaScript
3 310 (37.94%) SQL
4 121 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 33 (4.04%) Java
6 22 (2.69%) VB.NET
7 14 (1.71%) PL/SQL
8 13 (1.59%) Ruby
9 9 (1.10%) VB
9 9 (1.10%) PowerShell
10 7 (0.86%) VBA
10 7 (0.86%) VBScript
10 7 (0.86%) XAML
11 6 (0.73%) TypeScript
11 6 (0.73%) VB6
12 5 (0.61%) PHP
13 4 (0.49%) Scala
13 4 (0.49%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.37%) Pascal
14 3 (0.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 72 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 42 (5.14%) SC Cleared
3 32 (3.92%) Degree
4 22 (2.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.59%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.61%) HND
7 4 (0.49%) MCP
7 4 (0.49%) MCAD
7 4 (0.49%) MCSD
8 3 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.12%) MCPD
9 1 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (0.98%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.24%) EMIR
3 2 (0.24%) SLA
4 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.12%) vSphere
1 1 (0.12%) vCloud
1 1 (0.12%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 5 (0.61%) Control-M
2 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.12%) Nagios
3 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 247 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 63 (7.71%) Oracle
3 34 (4.16%) Telerik
4 30 (3.67%) Sitecore
5 24 (2.94%) EPiServer
6 12 (1.47%) IBM
7 8 (0.98%) Adobe
8 7 (0.86%) ESRI
9 6 (0.73%) Twitter
9 6 (0.73%) Sybase
10 5 (0.61%) Lotus
10 5 (0.61%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.49%) SAP
11 4 (0.49%) Informatica
12 3 (0.37%) Ektron
13 2 (0.24%) VMware
13 2 (0.24%) TIBCO
14 1 (0.12%) Cisco
14 1 (0.12%) Murex
14 1 (0.12%) HP
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