The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Entity Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.07% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.96% +47.30%  

Entity Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 75 70 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 26.69% 22.65% 16.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 46 57
Median daily rate £323 £450 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.33% -7.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Bedfordshire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in Bedfordshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Bedfordshire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Bedfordshire

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Luton - 1 £350 - 1
Entity Framework
East of England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 5 (62.50%) Blockchain
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) Security Management
6 2 (25.00%) Web Development
6 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (25.00%) CMS
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 2 (25.00%) CMS
1 2 (25.00%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Blockchain
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Bower
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) C# Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) Angular Developer
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Middleware
5 1 (12.50%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (25.00%) DevOps
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Security Management
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft