Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 February 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 302 308
Rank change year-on-year -60 +6 +24
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 620 717 785
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.67% 0.81% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 2.55% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 505 509 572
England median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -
10th Percentile £305 £270 £288
90th Percentile £575 £523 £500
UK median daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +10.71% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 17
England median hourly rate £22.50 £31.14 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.74% -28.83% +25.00%
10th Percentile £21.25 £13.04 £36.70
90th Percentile £23.75 £51.50 £63.92
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £31.14 £43.75
% change year-on-year -27.74% -28.83% +25.00%

Entity Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,721 28,083 29,027
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.34% 31.84% 29.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,375 19,563 20,291
England median daily rate £475 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £285
90th Percentile £631 £600 £594
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 322 317 500
England median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.05 £15.75 £16.23
90th Percentile £57.31 £52.50 £56.58
UK median hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +1.88% +3.90% +10.00%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +55 293 £475 +11.76% 98
South East -27 111 £350 - 96
North of England -39 81 £340 +0.74% 100
South West +28 61 £375 +8.70% 33
Midlands -68 48 £318 -6.62% 77
Yorkshire -32 42 £325 -4.13% 36
North West -18 37 £350 +7.69% 51
West Midlands -46 31 £311 -8.46% 33
East of England -48 25 £325 -7.14% 25
East Midlands -29 17 £330 +1.54% 44
North East +47 2 £338 -0.74% 13
Entity Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 577 (93.06%) .NET
2 562 (90.65%) C#
2 562 (90.65%) .NET Framework
3 436 (70.32%) SQL Server
4 419 (67.58%) MVC
5 359 (57.90%) ASP.NET
6 322 (51.94%) JavaScript
7 299 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
8 276 (44.52%) SQL
9 247 (39.84%) HTML
10 241 (38.87%) AngularJS
11 236 (38.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 229 (36.94%) ASP.NET MVC
13 226 (36.45%) CSS
14 214 (34.52%) TDD
15 195 (31.45%) jQuery
16 176 (28.39%) Microsoft
17 156 (25.16%) Finance
18 140 (22.58%) WCF
19 130 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
20 128 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
21 120 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
22 116 (18.71%) HTML5
23 105 (16.94%) Web Services
24 101 (16.29%) Git (software)
25 97 (15.65%) Scrum
26 93 (15.00%) T-SQL
27 92 (14.84%) Visual Studio
28 90 (14.52%) Unit Testing
29 88 (14.19%) Web Development

Entity Framework
Co-occurring 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 32 (5.16%) NServiceBus
2 22 (3.55%) CMS
2 22 (3.55%) IIS
3 21 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.42%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.45%) Confluence
5 9 (1.45%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.97%) Kentico
7 5 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.65%) Apache
8 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.32%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.32%) nginx
10 1 (0.16%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.16%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.16%) Sonic ESB
10 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (2.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.32%) Endur
3 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 130 (20.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.61%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (1.29%) Office 365
6 6 (0.97%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.65%) PaaS
8 3 (0.48%) npm
9 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.32%) IaaS
9 2 (0.32%) SaaS
9 2 (0.32%) Serverless
10 1 (0.16%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.13%) Internet
1 7 (1.13%) Intranet
2 5 (0.81%) DNS
2 5 (0.81%) PPP
3 4 (0.65%) IMAP
3 4 (0.65%) SMTP
4 3 (0.48%) Extranet
4 3 (0.48%) SMS
5 2 (0.32%) AMQP
5 2 (0.32%) HTTP
5 2 (0.32%) Skype
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) SSL
6 1 (0.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 436 (70.32%) SQL Server
2 54 (8.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (8.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 39 (6.29%) Relational Database
5 38 (6.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 25 (4.03%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (3.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.23%) NoSQL
9 19 (3.06%) SQL Server 2016
10 13 (2.10%) SQL Server 2014
11 12 (1.94%) Azure SQL Database
12 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 10 (1.61%) MySQL
14 9 (1.45%) Oracle Database
15 8 (1.29%) MongoDB
15 8 (1.29%) RDBMS
16 7 (1.13%) Redis
17 6 (0.97%) Oracle Database 12c
18 4 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 128 (20.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 101 (16.29%) Git (software)
3 92 (14.84%) Visual Studio
4 69 (11.13%) TeamCity
5 48 (7.74%) NUnit
6 40 (6.45%) Selenium
7 33 (5.32%) JIRA
8 29 (4.68%) Subversion
9 26 (4.19%) Visual Studio Team System
10 22 (3.55%) Moq
10 22 (3.55%) SpecFlow
11 21 (3.39%) Jenkins
11 21 (3.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (3.06%) FitNesse
13 15 (2.42%) Jasmine
14 12 (1.94%) MSTest
15 11 (1.77%) Bitbucket
15 11 (1.77%) ReSharper
16 8 (1.29%) Grunt
17 6 (0.97%) NuGet
General
1 156 (25.16%) Finance
2 72 (11.61%) Banking
3 32 (5.16%) Back Office
4 24 (3.87%) Front Office
5 19 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.10%) Retail
7 9 (1.45%) Manufacturing
7 9 (1.45%) Marketing
8 8 (1.29%) Legal
9 7 (1.13%) Advertising
9 7 (1.13%) Games
10 6 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.65%) Law
12 2 (0.32%) Electronics
12 2 (0.32%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.16%) Automotive
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 556 (89.68%) Developer
2 324 (52.26%) .NET Developer
3 271 (43.71%) C# Developer
4 157 (25.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 105 (16.94%) Full Stack Developer
6 86 (13.87%) SQL Developer
7 70 (11.29%) ASP.NET Developer
8 62 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 57 (9.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 55 (8.87%) Senior Developer
11 49 (7.90%) Angular Developer
12 43 (6.94%) Agile Developer
13 42 (6.77%) Agile C# Developer
13 42 (6.77%) Software Developer
14 37 (5.97%) Web Developer
15 36 (5.81%) Senior .NET Developer
16 34 (5.48%) Senior C# Developer
17 30 (4.84%) SSIS Developer
18 25 (4.03%) SQL Server Developer
18 25 (4.03%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 577 (93.06%) .NET
2 562 (90.65%) .NET Framework
3 359 (57.90%) ASP.NET
4 247 (39.84%) HTML
5 241 (38.87%) AngularJS
6 236 (38.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 229 (36.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 226 (36.45%) CSS
9 195 (31.45%) jQuery
10 140 (22.58%) WCF
11 116 (18.71%) HTML5
12 105 (16.94%) Web Services
13 71 (11.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 68 (10.97%) WPF
15 67 (10.81%) LINQ
16 63 (10.16%) KnockoutJS
17 59 (9.52%) CSS3
18 57 (9.19%) RESTful
19 56 (9.03%) NHibernate
20 51 (8.23%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.13%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (4.84%) Fintech
3 23 (3.71%) N-Tier
4 22 (3.55%) User Experience
5 21 (3.39%) Hedge funds
6 18 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (2.58%) Fixed Income
8 15 (2.42%) Algorithms
9 13 (2.10%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.77%) Mobile App
11 10 (1.61%) W3C
12 9 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (1.29%) Data Structures
13 8 (1.29%) Derivative
14 7 (1.13%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (0.97%) Equities
16 4 (0.65%) Client/Server
16 4 (0.65%) Tandem
17 3 (0.48%) Wiki
18 2 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 65 (10.48%) Windows
2 18 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 11 (1.77%) Android
3 11 (1.77%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.61%) Unix
5 9 (1.45%) Nucleus RTOS
6 6 (0.97%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.81%) Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (67.58%) MVC
2 299 (48.23%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (34.52%) TDD
4 120 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (15.65%) Scrum
6 90 (14.52%) Unit Testing
7 88 (14.19%) Web Development
8 82 (13.23%) BDD
8 82 (13.23%) SOLID
9 55 (8.87%) Test Automation
10 54 (8.71%) OO
11 50 (8.06%) Microservices
11 50 (8.06%) SOA
12 42 (6.77%) Software Engineering
13 41 (6.61%) MVVM
14 39 (6.29%) Dependency Injection
15 36 (5.81%) SDLC
16 33 (5.32%) Multithreading
17 30 (4.84%) OOP
18 28 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 562 (90.65%) C#
2 322 (51.94%) JavaScript
3 276 (44.52%) SQL
4 93 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 34 (5.48%) VB.NET
6 32 (5.16%) PowerShell
7 27 (4.35%) TypeScript
8 17 (2.74%) Java
9 16 (2.58%) PL/SQL
10 15 (2.42%) C++
11 14 (2.26%) C
12 13 (2.10%) VBA
13 9 (1.45%) PHP
14 7 (1.13%) Ruby
15 6 (0.97%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.97%) Python
15 6 (0.97%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.65%) ES6
16 4 (0.65%) Perl
16 4 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (3.06%) Degree
2 13 (2.10%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.81%) SC Cleared
5 4 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.48%) MCTS
6 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.32%) MCAD
7 2 (0.32%) MCSD
7 2 (0.32%) PhD
8 1 (0.16%) GNVQ
8 1 (0.16%) HND
8 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.16%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.06%) MiFID
2 18 (2.90%) QA
3 6 (0.97%) GCP
4 4 (0.65%) WCAG
5 2 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) PMO
6 1 (0.16%) PSD2
6 1 (0.16%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (2.26%) Docker
2 4 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.29%) Control-M
2 6 (0.97%) Grafana
2 6 (0.97%) Prometheus
3 3 (0.48%) Ansible
3 3 (0.48%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.32%) SCCM
4 2 (0.32%) Terraform
4 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.16%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 176 (28.39%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.90%) Oracle
3 13 (2.10%) Xamarin
4 12 (1.94%) Telerik
5 6 (0.97%) Embarcadero
5 6 (0.97%) Google
5 6 (0.97%) Splunk
6 5 (0.81%) Capita
6 5 (0.81%) IBM
6 5 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.65%) Sybase
8 3 (0.48%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.32%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.32%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.32%) Facebook
9 2 (0.32%) Informatica
9 2 (0.32%) OpenLink
9 2 (0.32%) RedGate
9 2 (0.32%) SAP
9 2 (0.32%) VMware