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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 - 41
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.28% - 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.81% - 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +71.87% -  

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 123 54 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 34.55% 16.88% 13.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 40 36
Median daily rate £375 £425 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +20.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
3 2 (50.00%) Bower
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript

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 3 (75.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (25.00%) EPiServer
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Bower
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Angular Developer
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Dependency Management
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Management
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft