Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 343 319 322
Rank change year-on-year -24 +3 +16
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 675 748 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 2.49% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 536 553
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £300 £280 £281
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 11
England median hourly rate £41.25 £31.25 £52.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.00% -40.10% +49.06%
10th Percentile £23.50 £22.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £42.50 £43.63 £56.53
UK median hourly rate £33.88 £31.25 £52.72
% change year-on-year +8.40% -40.72% +50.62%

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 30652 30033 30024
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.32% 30.71% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21811 20965 20810
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 347 505
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £18.68 £14.56 £14.53
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.37
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +8.70%

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 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +39 277 £470 +10.59% 47
South East -9 136 £350 - 40
North of England -29 85 £340 - 59
South West +10 73 £363 +10.69% 22
Midlands -13 71 £325 - 37
North West -7 53 £350 +7.69% 33
West Midlands +4 36 £325 -4.41% 14
East Midlands -10 35 £320 -1.54% 20
East of England -31 32 £331 -5.36% 16
Yorkshire -38 32 £340 - 23
Entity Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 624 (92.44%) .NET
2 604 (89.48%) .NET Framework
3 590 (87.41%) C#
4 472 (69.93%) MVC
5 450 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 398 (58.96%) ASP.NET
7 363 (53.78%) JavaScript
8 331 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
9 313 (46.37%) SQL
10 285 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 264 (39.11%) HTML
12 254 (37.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 250 (37.04%) AngularJS
14 247 (36.59%) TDD
15 243 (36.00%) CSS
16 193 (28.59%) Microsoft
17 184 (27.26%) jQuery
18 165 (24.44%) WCF
19 148 (21.93%) Web Services
20 143 (21.19%) Team Foundation Server
21 125 (18.52%) Finance
22 114 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
23 111 (16.44%) HTML5
24 104 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
25 101 (14.96%) Web Development
26 100 (14.81%) T-SQL
27 99 (14.67%) Scrum
27 99 (14.67%) Git (software)
28 93 (13.78%) SOLID
28 93 (13.78%) LINQ

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 41 (6.07%) CMS
2 36 (5.33%) IIS
3 35 (5.19%) NServiceBus
4 30 (4.44%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.63%) Confluence
6 8 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 8 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (1.19%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.04%) Kentico
8 4 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.59%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.30%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.15%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.15%) SAS
10 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 30 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.59%) Endur
3 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 114 (16.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.22%) npm
4 11 (1.63%) Yarn
5 10 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
6 9 (1.33%) Office 365
6 9 (1.33%) PaaS
6 9 (1.33%) SaaS
7 6 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.89%) IaaS
8 5 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.59%) Serverless
10 3 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.15%) G Suite
12 1 (0.15%) GitHub
12 1 (0.15%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.33%) Internet
1 9 (1.33%) Intranet
2 8 (1.19%) LDAP
3 5 (0.74%) DNS
4 4 (0.59%) IMAP
4 4 (0.59%) PPP
4 4 (0.59%) SMTP
5 3 (0.44%) Extranet
5 3 (0.44%) SMS
6 2 (0.30%) Skype
6 2 (0.30%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.15%) CTI
7 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.15%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 74 (10.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 46 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 38 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
4 38 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 38 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 36 (5.33%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 18 (2.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 17 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
9 15 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 12 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 11 (1.63%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.48%) Redis
14 9 (1.33%) MySQL
14 9 (1.33%) RDBMS
15 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database
16 4 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
16 4 (0.59%) GIS
Development Applications
1 143 (21.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 99 (14.67%) Git (software)
3 88 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 49 (7.26%) NUnit
5 48 (7.11%) TeamCity
6 38 (5.63%) MSTest
7 37 (5.48%) Subversion
8 31 (4.59%) JIRA
9 25 (3.70%) Moq
9 25 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (3.56%) Jenkins
11 23 (3.41%) SpecFlow
12 20 (2.96%) Selenium
13 18 (2.67%) webpack
14 13 (1.93%) FitNesse
14 13 (1.93%) Karma Test Runner
14 13 (1.93%) Protractor
15 12 (1.78%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.78%) Octopus Deploy
15 12 (1.78%) ReSharper
General
1 125 (18.52%) Finance
2 61 (9.04%) Banking
3 26 (3.85%) Front Office
4 17 (2.52%) Investment Banking
5 16 (2.37%) Back Office
6 10 (1.48%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.48%) Retail
7 9 (1.33%) Advertising
7 9 (1.33%) Games
8 8 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.89%) Private Banking
10 5 (0.74%) Marketing
11 4 (0.59%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.44%) German Language
12 3 (0.44%) Interactive Media
13 2 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.30%) Electronics
13 2 (0.30%) Law
13 2 (0.30%) Legal
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 618 (91.56%) Developer
2 338 (50.07%) .NET Developer
3 280 (41.48%) C# Developer
4 151 (22.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 94 (13.93%) Full Stack Developer
6 92 (13.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 88 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 82 (12.15%) SQL Developer
9 74 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 61 (9.04%) Senior Developer
11 53 (7.85%) Web Developer
12 42 (6.22%) Senior .NET Developer
13 39 (5.78%) Angular Developer
14 36 (5.33%) Senior C# Developer
15 31 (4.59%) .NET Web Developer
15 31 (4.59%) Software Developer
16 30 (4.44%) SSIS Developer
17 27 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
18 26 (3.85%) Senior C# .NET Developer
19 24 (3.56%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (92.44%) .NET
2 604 (89.48%) .NET Framework
3 398 (58.96%) ASP.NET
4 285 (42.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 264 (39.11%) HTML
6 254 (37.63%) ASP.NET Web API
7 250 (37.04%) AngularJS
8 243 (36.00%) CSS
9 184 (27.26%) jQuery
10 165 (24.44%) WCF
11 148 (21.93%) Web Services
12 111 (16.44%) HTML5
13 93 (13.78%) LINQ
14 85 (12.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 78 (11.56%) RESTful
16 76 (11.26%) REST
17 71 (10.52%) XML
18 62 (9.19%) KnockoutJS
19 61 (9.04%) WPF
20 60 (8.89%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.07%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (4.15%) User Experience
3 23 (3.41%) Algorithms
4 19 (2.81%) Derivative
4 19 (2.81%) N-Tier
5 18 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 17 (2.52%) Fixed Income
7 16 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (2.22%) Equities
9 14 (2.07%) Fintech
9 14 (2.07%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.93%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 8 (1.19%) W3C
13 7 (1.04%) iPad
14 4 (0.59%) NHS
14 4 (0.59%) Tandem
15 3 (0.44%) Data Structures
15 3 (0.44%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (9.63%) Windows
2 23 (3.41%) Windows Server
3 14 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.78%) Unix
5 8 (1.19%) Android
6 4 (0.59%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (0.30%) Linux
7 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (69.93%) MVC
2 331 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (36.59%) TDD
4 104 (15.41%) Continuous Integration
5 101 (14.96%) Web Development
6 99 (14.67%) Scrum
7 93 (13.78%) SOLID
8 85 (12.59%) Unit Testing
9 84 (12.44%) BDD
10 56 (8.30%) Dependency Injection
11 55 (8.15%) OO
12 49 (7.26%) Test Automation
13 46 (6.81%) SOA
14 41 (6.07%) SDLC
15 40 (5.93%) MVVM
16 39 (5.78%) Software Engineering
17 35 (5.19%) OOP
18 34 (5.04%) Asset Management
18 34 (5.04%) CRM
19 31 (4.59%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 590 (87.41%) C#
2 363 (53.78%) JavaScript
3 313 (46.37%) SQL
4 100 (14.81%) T-SQL
5 46 (6.81%) PowerShell
6 34 (5.04%) TypeScript
7 28 (4.15%) VB.NET
8 15 (2.22%) VBA
9 11 (1.63%) C++
10 10 (1.48%) C
10 10 (1.48%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.19%) Java
11 8 (1.19%) Ruby
12 7 (1.04%) PL/SQL
12 7 (1.04%) XAML
13 6 (0.89%) ES6
13 6 (0.89%) PHP
13 6 (0.89%) VB
14 4 (0.59%) ECMAScript
14 4 (0.59%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (2.67%) Degree
2 14 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.59%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.30%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.15%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.22%) QA
2 14 (2.07%) MiFID
3 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.44%) GCP
5 1 (0.15%) IFRS
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.15%) PSD2
5 1 (0.15%) SLA
5 1 (0.15%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (3.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (1.78%) Control-M
2 8 (1.19%) SCOrch
3 7 (1.04%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.44%) Grafana
4 3 (0.44%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.30%) Terraform
6 1 (0.15%) Ansible
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 193 (28.59%) Microsoft
2 42 (6.22%) Oracle
3 15 (2.22%) Xamarin
4 8 (1.19%) DevExpress
5 7 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 7 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 7 (1.04%) Telerik
6 5 (0.74%) Google
7 4 (0.59%) Capita
7 4 (0.59%) ESRI
7 4 (0.59%) OpenLink
7 4 (0.59%) Sybase
8 3 (0.44%) IBM
8 3 (0.44%) Splunk
9 2 (0.30%) Blue Prism
9 2 (0.30%) GoCardless
9 2 (0.30%) RedGate
9 2 (0.30%) SAP
9 2 (0.30%) Tableau
9 2 (0.30%) Twitter