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 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 61
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 0.28% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 0.78% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £525
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 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 78 129 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.83% 36.24% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 86 129
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
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 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 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Core
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA

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 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon CloudSearch
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (33.33%) GitHub
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Route 53
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) JBehave
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (33.33%) Spock
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Core
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Core
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Handlebars
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Mustache
3 1 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth2
3 1 (33.33%) OpenID
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) MVVM
3 1 (33.33%) OOD
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Password Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft