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 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
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 149 147
Rank change year-on-year +8 -2  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 23 14 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.70% 0.41% 0.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.84% 1.19% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 46
Median daily rate £513 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.58% +2.71%  
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 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 1252 1181 1708
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.89% 34.87% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1019 1014 1376
Median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 11
Median hourly rate £24.36 £20.00 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.80% -17.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.86 £20.00 £187.50
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 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 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the City of London.

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

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

1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 51 (89.47%) SQL Server
3 45 (78.95%) MVC
4 36 (63.16%) TDD
5 33 (57.89%) .NET
5 33 (57.89%) .NET Framework
6 32 (56.14%) SQL
7 31 (54.39%) WPF
8 29 (50.88%) MVVM
9 25 (43.86%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (42.11%) Multithreading
11 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET
12 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (35.09%) Finance
13 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
13 20 (35.09%) Analytics
14 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
14 19 (33.33%) Mathematics
14 19 (33.33%) Physics
14 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (29.82%) WCF
15 17 (29.82%) Capital Modelling
16 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (26.32%) CSS
18 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
18 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
19 13 (22.81%) HTML
20 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
21 10 (17.54%) jQuery
21 10 (17.54%) LINQ

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 2 (3.51%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (1.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (89.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 14 (24.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (12.28%) NoSQL
4 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (8.77%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (1.75%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.75%) Redis
8 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.77%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.02%) Moq
3 4 (7.02%) NUnit
4 3 (5.26%) MSTest
4 3 (5.26%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (3.51%) Subversion
5 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.75%) gulp
6 1 (1.75%) jspm
6 1 (1.75%) Redmine
6 1 (1.75%) Selenium
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Marketing
3 5 (8.77%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Digital Economy
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (94.74%) Developer
2 31 (54.39%) C# Developer
3 25 (43.86%) WPF Developer
4 23 (40.35%) .NET Developer
5 19 (33.33%) C# WPF Developer
6 14 (24.56%) SQL Developer
7 11 (19.30%) Senior Developer
7 11 (19.30%) UI Developer
8 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (14.04%) C# Pricing Developer
9 7 (12.28%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (12.28%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (8.77%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (8.77%) Agile Developer
11 5 (8.77%) Analyst
11 5 (8.77%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (8.77%) SQL Analyst
12 4 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) .NET
1 33 (57.89%) .NET Framework
2 31 (54.39%) WPF
3 22 (38.60%) ASP.NET
4 19 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (29.82%) WCF
6 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 15 (26.32%) CSS
8 13 (22.81%) HTML
9 10 (17.54%) jQuery
9 10 (17.54%) LINQ
10 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
11 6 (10.53%) HTML5
12 5 (8.77%) Angular 2
12 5 (8.77%) Caliburn.Micro
12 5 (8.77%) CSS3
12 5 (8.77%) REST
12 5 (8.77%) Task Parallel Library
13 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (43.86%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (8.77%) NHS
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (78.95%) MVC
2 36 (63.16%) TDD
3 29 (50.88%) MVVM
4 24 (42.11%) Multithreading
5 21 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (35.09%) Analytics
7 19 (33.33%) Mathematics
7 19 (33.33%) Physics
8 17 (29.82%) Capital Modelling
9 11 (19.30%) Unit Testing
10 10 (17.54%) Scrum
11 9 (15.79%) OO
11 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
12 8 (14.04%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (8.77%) OOP
14 5 (8.77%) SOLID
15 4 (7.02%) BDD
15 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (7.02%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C#
2 32 (56.14%) SQL
3 20 (35.09%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.02%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.75%) Java
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) CFA
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Charles River
2 2 (3.51%) Telerik
3 1 (1.75%) Google
3 1 (1.75%) LexisNexis
3 1 (1.75%) RedGate
3 1 (1.75%) Xamarin