The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 116 111
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.055% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 1.80% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £363 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £394 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £431 £598
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 Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 383 501 467
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 20.95% 21.04% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 919 909
Median daily rate £425 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 32 5
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £8.88 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £34.50 £34.35
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 Berkshire

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Berkshire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Berkshire

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Slough - 1 £363 - 2
Entity Framework
South East

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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Scrum
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (37.50%) SOLID
7 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
7 2 (25.00%) RESTful
7 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (25.00%) AutoMapper
7 2 (25.00%) BDD
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
7 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (12.50%) Hibernate

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (25.00%) ReSharper
1 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (12.50%) Moq
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
1 6 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (25.00%) AutoMapper
5 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (12.50%) CSS
6 1 (12.50%) CSS3
6 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) OAuth2
6 1 (12.50%) OpenID
6 1 (12.50%) OpenRasta
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) SOLID
5 2 (25.00%) BDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (25.00%) Refactoring
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Adaptive Web Design
6 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft