The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 30 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 46 36
Rank change year-on-year +9 -10  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.32% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 0.83% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £325
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 £23.00 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -55.38% +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 Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 80 120 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.40% 28.71% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 75 63
Median daily rate £350 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +13.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Median hourly rate - £50.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Cambridge

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (50.00%) MySQL
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 2 (50.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) JPA
4 1 (25.00%) JBehave
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SCADA
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) WPF
4 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) UML
4 1 (25.00%) PhD
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) JBehave
1 1 (25.00%) Spock
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) LINQ
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) JPA
3 1 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (25.00%) WCF
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
3 1 (25.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens