The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 27 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 143 144
Rank change year-on-year +22 +1  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 34 15 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.13% 0.45% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.22% 1.37% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 45
Median daily rate £494 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.41% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £525
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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1057 1091 1552
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 35.06% 32.80% 30.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 876 918 1243
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in the City of London

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the City of London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in the City of London

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in the City of London

Entity Framework
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 47 (97.92%) SQL Server
3 36 (75.00%) .NET
3 36 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 35 (72.92%) SQL
5 29 (60.42%) TDD
6 27 (56.25%) MVC
6 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (45.83%) WPF
8 21 (43.75%) WCF
8 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
9 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 16 (33.33%) MVVM
10 16 (33.33%) Multithreading
11 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
12 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 13 (27.08%) HTML
14 12 (25.00%) Scrum
14 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
15 10 (20.83%) Finance
15 10 (20.83%) OOP
15 10 (20.83%) OO
15 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (20.83%) LINQ
16 9 (18.75%) HTML5
16 9 (18.75%) Task Parallel Library
16 9 (18.75%) SOA
17 8 (16.67%) CSS

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.08%) Confluence
1 1 (2.08%) IIS
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (97.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 8 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (2.08%) CouchDB
8 1 (2.08%) Redis
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) NUnit
1 8 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 7 (14.58%) MSTest
3 5 (10.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.33%) Selenium
4 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.17%) Subversion
7 1 (2.08%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Marketing
4 2 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Front Office
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (95.83%) Developer
2 28 (58.33%) C# Developer
3 19 (39.58%) .NET Developer
4 15 (31.25%) WPF Developer
5 14 (29.17%) Senior Developer
6 13 (27.08%) SQL Developer
7 12 (25.00%) C# WPF Developer
8 11 (22.92%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Analyst
9 5 (10.42%) Analyst Developer
9 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (10.42%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Senior C# Software Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (8.33%) Software Developer
10 4 (8.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (75.00%) .NET
1 36 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 22 (45.83%) WPF
3 21 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 21 (43.75%) WCF
4 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 14 (29.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (27.08%) HTML
7 10 (20.83%) LINQ
8 9 (18.75%) HTML5
8 9 (18.75%) Task Parallel Library
9 8 (16.67%) CSS
9 8 (16.67%) RESTful
10 6 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 6 (12.50%) jQuery
10 6 (12.50%) REST
11 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (10.42%) Caliburn.Micro
12 4 (8.33%) CSS3
13 3 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.08%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (60.42%) TDD
2 27 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (56.25%) MVC
3 16 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 16 (33.33%) MVVM
4 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.83%) OO
5 10 (20.83%) OOP
6 9 (18.75%) SOA
7 8 (16.67%) Analytics
7 8 (16.67%) BDD
7 8 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.58%) Mathematics
8 7 (14.58%) Physics
8 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
9 5 (10.42%) Capital Modelling
9 5 (10.42%) Data Modelling
9 5 (10.42%) SOLID
10 4 (8.33%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C#
2 35 (72.92%) SQL
3 14 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 3 (6.25%) TypeScript
6 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.08%) Java
7 1 (2.08%) Ruby
7 1 (2.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CFA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Infragistics
3 2 (4.17%) Charles River
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Telerik
4 1 (2.08%) Google
4 1 (2.08%) LexisNexis