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 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 111 126
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.15% 2.33% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 8
Median daily rate £413 £388 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +14.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £344 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £428
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 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 326 430 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.94% 17.47% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 262 378
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.28 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.51% +30.07%  
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 Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 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
Reading +12 3 £413 +3.12% 1
Slough - 2 £338 - 2
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 1
Entity Framework
South East

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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) MVC
3 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
4 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) TDD
4 10 (58.82%) .NET
4 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
5 8 (47.06%) Data Protection
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
7 6 (35.29%) Scrum
8 5 (29.41%) HTML
8 5 (29.41%) CSS
8 5 (29.41%) HTML5
8 5 (29.41%) BDD
9 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (23.53%) CSS3
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (17.65%) Project Management
10 3 (17.65%) jQuery
10 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
10 3 (17.65%) LINQ
11 2 (11.76%) Time Management
11 2 (11.76%) Web Development
11 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
11 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
11 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared

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 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Bower
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.76%) Grunt
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.88%) Moq
2 1 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (5.88%) ReSharper
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 11 (64.71%) C# Developer
3 9 (52.94%) Full Stack Developer
4 5 (29.41%) .NET Developer
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (11.76%) C# Programmer
7 2 (11.76%) HTML Developer
7 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Programmer
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Architect
8 1 (5.88%) .NET Technical Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Architect
8 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
8 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) AngularJS
2 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Framework
3 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) HTML
4 5 (29.41%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (17.65%) jQuery
6 3 (17.65%) LINQ
7 2 (11.76%) Node.js
7 2 (11.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (5.88%) AutoMapper
8 1 (5.88%) OAuth2
8 1 (5.88%) OpenID
8 1 (5.88%) OpenRasta
8 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) TDD
3 8 (47.06%) Data Protection
4 6 (35.29%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 2 (11.76%) SOLID
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Wireframes
8 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (5.88%) Logistics
8 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore