The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
UK / England
Rank 269 322 263
Rank change year-on-year +53 -59  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 354 331 387
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.85% 0.68% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.68% 2.40% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 246 268
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £40.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.28 £31.96 £21.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £60.62 £39.50
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13203 13782 12955
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.59% 28.21% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9163 9665 8511
Median daily rate £425 £410 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 214 176
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in England

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in England

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in England

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Entity Framework in England

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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
London +43 115 £475 +11.76% 53
South East +19 79 £340 +0.74% 34
Yorkshire +20 38 £339 -9.60% 25
North West +25 25 £325 - 37
West Midlands +12 25 £330 +7.75% 13
East of England +5 24 £350 - 22
East Midlands +3 18 £363 +9.84% 14
South West -17 17 £375 +11.11% 24
North East -4 13 £340 -6.20% 6
Entity Framework
UK

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 647 (93.36%) .NET
2 629 (90.76%) .NET Framework
3 628 (90.62%) C#
4 465 (67.10%) MVC
5 391 (56.42%) SQL Server
6 380 (54.83%) ASP.NET
7 368 (53.10%) JavaScript
8 343 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
9 322 (46.46%) SQL
10 257 (37.09%) AngularJS
11 248 (35.79%) ASP.NET MVC
12 230 (33.19%) TDD
13 213 (30.74%) HTML
13 213 (30.74%) ASP.NET Web API
14 197 (28.43%) CSS
15 174 (25.11%) Web Services
16 172 (24.82%) Team Foundation Server
17 169 (24.39%) jQuery
18 168 (24.24%) Microsoft
19 160 (23.09%) WCF
20 156 (22.51%) Scrum
21 129 (18.61%) LINQ
22 116 (16.74%) Visual Studio
23 113 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
24 107 (15.44%) SOLID
25 102 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
26 100 (14.43%) XML
27 95 (13.71%) T-SQL
28 88 (12.70%) HTML5
29 85 (12.27%) Web Development

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 33 (4.76%) IIS
2 20 (2.89%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.60%) CMS
3 18 (2.60%) NServiceBus
4 13 (1.88%) Umbraco
5 6 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
5 6 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.58%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.58%) Confluence
8 3 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.43%) GeoServer
8 3 (0.43%) Kentico
8 3 (0.43%) MS Project Server
8 3 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.29%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (0.29%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (7.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.43%) MS Project
2 3 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 102 (14.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.16%) SaaS
4 10 (1.44%) PaaS
5 9 (1.30%) IaaS
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.29%) GitHub
7 2 (0.29%) Route 53
8 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.14%) Office 365
8 1 (0.14%) Slack
8 1 (0.14%) Trello
8 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.15%) HTTP
2 6 (0.87%) Intranet
3 4 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.29%) DNS
4 2 (0.29%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) Kerberos
4 2 (0.29%) LDAP
4 2 (0.29%) Skype
4 2 (0.29%) SMS
5 1 (0.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (56.42%) SQL Server
2 68 (9.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 53 (7.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 40 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 25 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 25 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 17 (2.45%) MongoDB
9 15 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
10 14 (2.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
11 12 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.30%) GIS
12 9 (1.30%) RDBMS
13 8 (1.15%) Blockchain
13 8 (1.15%) DB2
13 8 (1.15%) MySQL
14 7 (1.01%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 172 (24.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 116 (16.74%) Visual Studio
3 72 (10.39%) NUnit
4 66 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 42 (6.06%) Subversion
6 39 (5.63%) TeamCity
7 37 (5.34%) MSTest
8 35 (5.05%) Moq
9 28 (4.04%) JIRA
10 25 (3.61%) Grunt
11 24 (3.46%) gulp
12 22 (3.17%) Jasmine
13 21 (3.03%) Visual Studio Team System
14 18 (2.60%) Selenium
15 17 (2.45%) SpecFlow
16 13 (1.88%) CruiseControl
16 13 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (1.59%) Jenkins
17 11 (1.59%) ReSharper
17 11 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 79 (11.40%) Finance
2 17 (2.45%) Marketing
3 15 (2.16%) Retail
4 12 (1.73%) Back Office
4 12 (1.73%) Front Office
5 10 (1.44%) Banking
6 8 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.15%) Publishing
7 7 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 6 (0.87%) Advertising
9 5 (0.72%) Electronics
10 4 (0.58%) Automotive
10 4 (0.58%) German Language
10 4 (0.58%) Legal
10 4 (0.58%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.43%) Games
11 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.43%) Local Government
12 2 (0.29%) Billing
12 2 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 640 (92.35%) Developer
2 455 (65.66%) .NET Developer
3 293 (42.28%) C# Developer
4 202 (29.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 91 (13.13%) SQL Developer
6 88 (12.70%) ASP.NET Developer
7 87 (12.55%) Senior Developer
8 73 (10.53%) Senior .NET Developer
9 64 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 52 (7.50%) Full Stack Developer
11 50 (7.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 49 (7.07%) JavaScript Developer
13 44 (6.35%) Senior C# Developer
14 43 (6.20%) Software Developer
15 38 (5.48%) Angular Developer
16 36 (5.19%) Agile Developer
17 35 (5.05%) Senior C# .NET Developer
18 34 (4.91%) Agile .NET Developer
19 29 (4.18%) Web Developer
20 26 (3.75%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 647 (93.36%) .NET
2 629 (90.76%) .NET Framework
3 380 (54.83%) ASP.NET
4 257 (37.09%) AngularJS
5 248 (35.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 213 (30.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 213 (30.74%) HTML
7 197 (28.43%) CSS
8 174 (25.11%) Web Services
9 169 (24.39%) jQuery
10 160 (23.09%) WCF
11 129 (18.61%) LINQ
12 100 (14.43%) XML
13 88 (12.70%) HTML5
14 81 (11.69%) REST
15 77 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 63 (9.09%) NHibernate
17 60 (8.66%) JSON
18 53 (7.65%) WPF
19 46 (6.64%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (5.05%) Algorithms
3 26 (3.75%) User Experience
4 19 (2.74%) Fixed Income
5 16 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.88%) N-Tier
7 9 (1.30%) NHS
8 8 (1.15%) Equities
9 6 (0.87%) SWIFT
10 5 (0.72%) W3C
11 4 (0.58%) Blackberry
11 4 (0.58%) Contactless
11 4 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.58%) EMV
12 3 (0.43%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.43%) iPad
12 3 (0.43%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.29%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 54 (7.79%) Windows
2 11 (1.59%) Android
3 7 (1.01%) Windows Server
4 6 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.72%) Windows Phone
6 4 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.14%) Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (67.10%) MVC
2 343 (49.49%) Agile Software Development
3 230 (33.19%) TDD
4 156 (22.51%) Scrum
5 113 (16.31%) Continuous Integration
6 107 (15.44%) SOLID
7 85 (12.27%) Web Development
8 82 (11.83%) OO
9 79 (11.40%) Unit Testing
10 60 (8.66%) Dependency Injection
11 57 (8.23%) BDD
11 57 (8.23%) Multithreading
12 53 (7.65%) SOA
13 49 (7.07%) SDLC
14 47 (6.78%) Software Engineering
15 39 (5.63%) Front End Development
16 35 (5.05%) E-Commerce
17 34 (4.91%) DevOps
18 33 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
18 33 (4.76%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 628 (90.62%) C#
2 368 (53.10%) JavaScript
3 322 (46.46%) SQL
4 95 (13.71%) T-SQL
5 63 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 21 (3.03%) PowerShell
7 19 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.02%) VBA
9 13 (1.88%) VB
10 12 (1.73%) Java
11 10 (1.44%) ES6
12 7 (1.01%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.01%) Python
13 6 (0.87%) PHP
13 6 (0.87%) VBScript
14 4 (0.58%) XAML
15 3 (0.43%) Scala
16 2 (0.29%) C
16 2 (0.29%) C++
16 2 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 27 (3.90%) Degree
2 21 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.01%) HNC
5 5 (0.72%) HND
6 4 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.29%) CFA
8 2 (0.29%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.29%) MCAD
8 2 (0.29%) MCSD
8 2 (0.29%) MCTS
9 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.14%) MCP
9 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (0.43%) QA
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.14%) EMIR
System Software
1 11 (1.59%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.43%) Docker
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.29%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.14%) Control-M
2 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 168 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 55 (7.94%) Oracle
3 10 (1.44%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.15%) Atlassian
4 8 (1.15%) RedGate
4 8 (1.15%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.01%) Rackspace
5 7 (1.01%) Telerik
6 6 (0.87%) SAP
7 3 (0.43%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.43%) Google
7 3 (0.43%) Infragistics
7 3 (0.43%) Mapbox
8 2 (0.29%) Charles River
8 2 (0.29%) Twitter
9 1 (0.14%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.14%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.14%) Luciad
9 1 (0.14%) Mercator
9 1 (0.14%) Siemens
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Winchester, Hampshire
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North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
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Essex
Oscar
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Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Westbourne Partners
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