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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 309 287 240
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -47
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 387 384 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.69% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.37% 2.46% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 272 247 290
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £268 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £54.90 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £56.53 - -

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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -22 352 £350 -1.06% 221
London -6 127 £400 - 41
South East -43 70 £350 +6.46% 35
Yorkshire -18 34 £328 +9.16% 15
East of England +9 30 £338 +12.50% 17
South West +4 24 £325 +8.33% 28
City of London -8 23 £406 +1.56% 6
North East -11 22 £288 -17.85% 10
West Midlands +4 20 £318 -13.01% 16
Wales +8 19 £493 +20.12% 1
West Yorkshire -18 19 £330 +18.38% 6
South Wales +3 18 £493 +20.12% 1
Berkshire -9 18 £525 +61.53% 10
Leeds -22 18 £328 +13.91% 5
Kent - 18 £338 - 4
Reading -3 17 £525 +27.27% 8
Newport +8 15 £493 +20.12%
Scotland +2 14 £350 +23.89% 12
Birmingham +13 12 £375 +25.00% 7
Hertfordshire +10 12 £343 +55.68% 10
Durham +5 12 £305 -9.62% 3
East Sussex -7 12 £350 +55.55% 2
North West -46 12 £313 -3.84% 40
Glasgow +12 11 £313 +7.75% 8
East Midlands -3 11 £325 -5.10% 19
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £375 +13.63% 1
Wiltshire +7 9 £320 +6.66% 4
Milton Keynes -6 9 £425 +6.25%
Sheffield -12 9 £325 +8.33% 2
South Yorkshire -13 9 £325 +8.33% 3

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 782 (97.26%) .NET
2 766 (95.27%) .NET Framework
3 727 (90.42%) C#
4 640 (79.60%) MVC
5 532 (66.17%) SQL Server
6 524 (65.17%) ASP.NET
7 403 (50.12%) JavaScript
8 383 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
9 373 (46.39%) ASP.NET MVC
10 324 (40.30%) WCF
11 319 (39.68%) jQuery
12 315 (39.18%) HTML
13 283 (35.20%) SQL
14 268 (33.33%) TDD
15 260 (32.34%) CSS
16 218 (27.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 211 (26.24%) Scrum
18 202 (25.12%) AngularJS
19 192 (23.88%) Microsoft
20 168 (20.90%) LINQ
21 165 (20.52%) Unit Testing
22 151 (18.78%) Visual Studio
23 149 (18.53%) HTML5
24 145 (18.03%) Web Services
25 144 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
26 140 (17.41%) SQL Server 2008
27 110 (13.68%) BDD
28 100 (12.44%) T-SQL
29 99 (12.31%) WPF
30 93 (11.57%) OO

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (4.85%) IIS
2 38 (4.73%) CMS
3 33 (4.10%) Node.js
4 24 (2.99%) SharePoint
5 18 (2.24%) Umbraco
6 17 (2.11%) K2 blackpearl
7 14 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.24%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (1.12%) Kentico
10 5 (0.62%) Immediacy CMS
10 5 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.62%) Sitefinity
11 4 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.50%) JBoss
12 3 (0.37%) Apache
12 3 (0.37%) FileNet
12 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.87%) MS Visio
3 5 (0.62%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.37%) MS Office
5 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.50%) Aligne
2 4 (0.50%) Maximo
2 4 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.25%) Magento
4 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.12%) PaaS
3 1 (0.12%) Office 365
3 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.11%) HTTP
2 9 (1.12%) Internet
3 3 (0.37%) SMTP
3 3 (0.37%) DNS
3 3 (0.37%) SSL
4 2 (0.25%) Firewall
5 1 (0.12%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.12%) SAN
5 1 (0.12%) CTI
5 1 (0.12%) ATM
5 1 (0.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 532 (66.17%) SQL Server
2 140 (17.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 75 (9.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 47 (5.85%) Relational Database
4 47 (5.85%) NoSQL
5 39 (4.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 31 (3.86%) MongoDB
7 29 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 24 (2.99%) MySQL
9 20 (2.49%) RDBMS
10 19 (2.36%) Oracle Database
11 15 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
12 13 (1.62%) CouchDB
12 13 (1.62%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.37%) Oracle9i Database
14 9 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
15 5 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
16 4 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 151 (18.78%) Visual Studio
2 144 (17.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 71 (8.83%) NUnit
4 61 (7.59%) TeamCity
5 56 (6.97%) Git (software)
6 52 (6.47%) Subversion
7 41 (5.10%) Selenium
7 41 (5.10%) SpecFlow
8 36 (4.48%) ReSharper
9 26 (3.23%) Rhino Mocks
10 22 (2.74%) MSTest
11 21 (2.61%) MSBuild
12 18 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
13 16 (1.99%) Moq
14 10 (1.24%) CruiseControl
15 8 (1.00%) Dreamweaver
16 7 (0.87%) JIRA
17 6 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
18 5 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
18 5 (0.62%) Cucumber
General
1 86 (10.70%) Finance
2 45 (5.60%) Banking
3 20 (2.49%) Back Office
4 18 (2.24%) Retail
4 18 (2.24%) Legal
5 16 (1.99%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 7 (0.87%) Front Office
7 7 (0.87%) Telecoms
7 7 (0.87%) Advertising
7 7 (0.87%) Marketing
8 5 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.50%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.25%) Electronics
10 2 (0.25%) Local Government
10 2 (0.25%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 714 (88.81%) Developer
2 468 (58.21%) .NET Developer
3 190 (23.63%) C# Developer
4 124 (15.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 109 (13.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 91 (11.32%) Senior Developer
7 67 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 65 (8.08%) Web Developer
9 57 (7.09%) Software Developer
10 49 (6.09%) Senior .NET Developer
11 41 (5.10%) Agile .NET Developer
12 37 (4.60%) Software Engineer
13 26 (3.23%) Senior C# Developer
14 23 (2.86%) Applications Developer
14 23 (2.86%) WPF Developer
15 21 (2.61%) Architect
15 21 (2.61%) .NET Web Developer
16 16 (1.99%) SQL Developer
17 15 (1.87%) CRM Developer
18 14 (1.74%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 782 (97.26%) .NET
2 766 (95.27%) .NET Framework
3 524 (65.17%) ASP.NET
4 373 (46.39%) ASP.NET MVC
5 324 (40.30%) WCF
6 319 (39.68%) jQuery
7 315 (39.18%) HTML
8 260 (32.34%) CSS
9 218 (27.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 202 (25.12%) AngularJS
11 168 (20.90%) LINQ
12 149 (18.53%) HTML5
13 145 (18.03%) Web Services
14 99 (12.31%) WPF
15 91 (11.32%) Ajax
15 91 (11.32%) KnockoutJS
16 88 (10.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 86 (10.70%) CSS3
17 86 (10.70%) JSON
18 81 (10.07%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (3.73%) Inversion of Control
2 25 (3.11%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (2.36%) User Experience
4 15 (1.87%) NHS
5 13 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.24%) RIA
7 8 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 7 (0.87%) Tandem
9 6 (0.75%) Computer Science
9 6 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 6 (0.75%) N-Tier
10 5 (0.62%) Visualisation
11 3 (0.37%) Replication
12 2 (0.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.25%) W3C
12 2 (0.25%) DTV
12 2 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.25%) Digital Media
12 2 (0.25%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 76 (9.45%) Windows
2 14 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (0.87%) UNIX
4 6 (0.75%) Android
5 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (0.62%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.37%) MVS
7 1 (0.12%) Linux
7 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (79.60%) MVC
2 383 (47.64%) Agile Software Development
3 268 (33.33%) TDD
4 211 (26.24%) Scrum
5 165 (20.52%) Unit Testing
6 110 (13.68%) BDD
7 93 (11.57%) OO
8 85 (10.57%) SOA
9 71 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
10 62 (7.71%) Software Engineering
11 57 (7.09%) Web Development
12 56 (6.97%) E-Commerce
13 51 (6.34%) MVVM
14 47 (5.85%) OOP
15 42 (5.22%) Dependency Injection
16 35 (4.35%) CRM
17 34 (4.23%) Mentoring
18 33 (4.10%) SDLC
19 31 (3.86%) Workflow
20 26 (3.23%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 727 (90.42%) C#
2 403 (50.12%) JavaScript
3 283 (35.20%) SQL
4 100 (12.44%) T-SQL
5 26 (3.23%) Java
6 23 (2.86%) VB.NET
7 21 (2.61%) Ruby
8 15 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 11 (1.37%) VB
10 10 (1.24%) XAML
11 9 (1.12%) VBScript
12 8 (1.00%) Pascal
12 8 (1.00%) Delphi
12 8 (1.00%) VB6
12 8 (1.00%) TypeScript
13 7 (0.87%) PowerShell
14 5 (0.62%) PHP
15 4 (0.50%) Scala
15 4 (0.50%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 54 (6.72%) Security Cleared
2 28 (3.48%) SC Cleared
3 25 (3.11%) Degree
4 11 (1.37%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.62%) HND
7 3 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.25%) MCP
8 2 (0.25%) MCAD
8 2 (0.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (1.00%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
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 (0.87%) Control-M
2 2 (0.25%) 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
1 192 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 46 (5.72%) Oracle
3 21 (2.61%) Telerik
4 16 (1.99%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.37%) EPiServer
5 11 (1.37%) IBM
6 8 (1.00%) Adobe
7 6 (0.75%) ESRI
7 6 (0.75%) SAP
8 5 (0.62%) Sybase
8 5 (0.62%) Remedy
9 4 (0.50%) Twitter
10 3 (0.37%) VMware
11 2 (0.25%) Informatica
11 2 (0.25%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.25%) Facebook
12 1 (0.12%) Nintex
12 1 (0.12%) DevExpress
12 1 (0.12%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.12%) Apple
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