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 23 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
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 346 288
Rank change year-on-year +37 -58  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 301 302 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.70% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.17% 2.11% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 221 280
Median daily rate £363 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +9.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Median hourly rate £46.88 £22.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +113.06% -2.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.13 £22.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £22.00 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +87.50% -  

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 13857 14297 14167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.23% 28.93% 27.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9633 10184 9649
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 163 190
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.69% -1.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.82 £18.80 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
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 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 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 23 June 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 +12 104 £462 +8.70% 55
South East +1 67 £350 - 56
South West +19 35 £338 +3.84% 19
East of England -5 23 £363 +3.57% 18
North West +26 20 £340 -6.20% 37
Yorkshire +13 19 £337 +3.53% 22
East Midlands -6 17 £320 -29.86% 19
West Midlands +12 12 £329 -4.01% 12
North East +68 4 £313 -1.96% 4
Entity Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 593 (90.95%) .NET
2 581 (89.11%) C#
2 581 (89.11%) .NET Framework
3 422 (64.72%) MVC
4 368 (56.44%) SQL Server
5 340 (52.15%) ASP.NET
6 335 (51.38%) JavaScript
7 331 (50.77%) SQL
8 302 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
9 246 (37.73%) AngularJS
10 227 (34.82%) TDD
10 227 (34.82%) HTML
11 218 (33.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 211 (32.36%) ASP.NET Web API
12 211 (32.36%) CSS
13 171 (26.23%) Microsoft
14 162 (24.85%) Team Foundation Server
15 154 (23.62%) Web Services
16 152 (23.31%) jQuery
17 149 (22.85%) WCF
18 119 (18.25%) Scrum
19 100 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
20 98 (15.03%) Finance
20 98 (15.03%) LINQ
20 98 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
21 97 (14.88%) SOLID
22 92 (14.11%) T-SQL
23 91 (13.96%) XML
24 84 (12.88%) Visual Studio
24 84 (12.88%) HTML5

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 28 (4.29%) IIS
2 27 (4.14%) CMS
2 27 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 25 (3.83%) NServiceBus
4 12 (1.84%) Umbraco
5 11 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.61%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.46%) Confluence
10 3 (0.46%) GeoServer
10 3 (0.46%) MS Project Server
10 3 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.46%) Skype for Business
11 2 (0.31%) Sitefinity
12 1 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.15%) SAS
12 1 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.31%) Endur
2 2 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.15%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 100 (15.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (1.84%) SaaS
4 5 (0.77%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.77%) PaaS
5 4 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (0.61%) IaaS
6 3 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.46%) GitHub
6 3 (0.46%) Route 53
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
7 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.15%) Trello
7 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.92%) Intranet
2 5 (0.77%) DNS
3 4 (0.61%) HTTP
3 4 (0.61%) LDAP
4 3 (0.46%) IMAP
4 3 (0.46%) Internet
4 3 (0.46%) Skype
4 3 (0.46%) SMTP
5 2 (0.31%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.15%) FTP
6 1 (0.15%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 368 (56.44%) SQL Server
2 55 (8.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 52 (7.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 50 (7.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 37 (5.67%) Relational Database
6 32 (4.91%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 25 (3.83%) SQL Server 2016
9 23 (3.53%) NoSQL
10 16 (2.45%) MongoDB
10 16 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (2.15%) RDBMS
11 14 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
12 10 (1.53%) Redis
12 10 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
13 9 (1.38%) GIS
14 4 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 162 (24.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 84 (12.88%) Visual Studio
3 71 (10.89%) Git (software)
4 49 (7.52%) NUnit
5 45 (6.90%) TeamCity
6 33 (5.06%) MSTest
7 24 (3.68%) Jenkins
7 24 (3.68%) JIRA
8 23 (3.53%) SpecFlow
9 22 (3.37%) Visual Studio Team System
10 20 (3.07%) Subversion
11 19 (2.91%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (2.76%) Moq
13 14 (2.15%) gulp
13 14 (2.15%) Jasmine
14 13 (1.99%) JSUnit
15 10 (1.53%) Grunt
15 10 (1.53%) Karma Test Runner
16 9 (1.38%) NuGet
16 9 (1.38%) ReSharper
General
1 98 (15.03%) Finance
2 16 (2.45%) Marketing
3 13 (1.99%) Banking
4 9 (1.38%) Front Office
5 7 (1.07%) Retail
6 6 (0.92%) Advertising
6 6 (0.92%) Investment Banking
6 6 (0.92%) Publishing
7 5 (0.77%) Back Office
7 5 (0.77%) Legal
7 5 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.61%) Automotive
9 3 (0.46%) Digital Economy
9 3 (0.46%) Electronics
9 3 (0.46%) German Language
9 3 (0.46%) Interactive Media
9 3 (0.46%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.46%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.31%) Billing
10 2 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 604 (92.64%) Developer
2 408 (62.58%) .NET Developer
3 266 (40.80%) C# Developer
4 181 (27.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 99 (15.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 89 (13.65%) SQL Developer
7 87 (13.34%) Senior Developer
8 73 (11.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 67 (10.28%) Senior .NET Developer
10 57 (8.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 52 (7.98%) Full Stack Developer
12 45 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
13 43 (6.60%) Software Developer
14 40 (6.13%) Angular Developer
15 37 (5.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 36 (5.52%) Agile Developer
17 34 (5.21%) Agile .NET Developer
18 31 (4.75%) JavaScript Developer
19 29 (4.45%) UI Developer
19 29 (4.45%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 593 (90.95%) .NET
2 581 (89.11%) .NET Framework
3 340 (52.15%) ASP.NET
4 246 (37.73%) AngularJS
5 227 (34.82%) HTML
6 218 (33.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 211 (32.36%) ASP.NET Web API
7 211 (32.36%) CSS
8 154 (23.62%) Web Services
9 152 (23.31%) jQuery
10 149 (22.85%) WCF
11 98 (15.03%) LINQ
12 91 (13.96%) XML
13 84 (12.88%) HTML5
14 76 (11.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 73 (11.20%) REST
16 61 (9.36%) NHibernate
17 59 (9.05%) JSON
18 54 (8.28%) LINQ to SQL
19 53 (8.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 68 (10.43%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (7.06%) Algorithms
3 28 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (4.29%) User Experience
4 17 (2.61%) Fixed Income
4 17 (2.61%) NHS
5 11 (1.69%) W3C
6 10 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 8 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 5 (0.77%) Equities
10 4 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.46%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.46%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.31%) EPoS
12 2 (0.31%) Fintech
12 2 (0.31%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.31%) RIA
12 2 (0.31%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 62 (9.51%) Windows
2 12 (1.84%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.23%) Android
4 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.31%) Unix
5 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.15%) Linux
6 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (64.72%) MVC
2 302 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (34.82%) TDD
4 119 (18.25%) Scrum
5 98 (15.03%) Continuous Integration
6 97 (14.88%) SOLID
7 77 (11.81%) Web Development
8 73 (11.20%) Unit Testing
9 66 (10.12%) Multithreading
10 62 (9.51%) SDLC
11 61 (9.36%) OO
12 57 (8.74%) Test Automation
13 49 (7.52%) BDD
14 44 (6.75%) Dependency Injection
14 44 (6.75%) MVVM
15 41 (6.29%) Data Management
15 41 (6.29%) Software Engineering
16 40 (6.13%) DevOps
17 38 (5.83%) SOA
18 33 (5.06%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 581 (89.11%) C#
2 335 (51.38%) JavaScript
3 331 (50.77%) SQL
4 92 (14.11%) T-SQL
5 66 (10.12%) TypeScript
6 38 (5.83%) PowerShell
7 14 (2.15%) VB.NET
8 11 (1.69%) VBA
9 10 (1.53%) ES6
10 9 (1.38%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.38%) VB
11 7 (1.07%) Python
12 6 (0.92%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.77%) PHP
14 4 (0.61%) Java
14 4 (0.61%) XAML
15 3 (0.46%) C
15 3 (0.46%) C++
15 3 (0.46%) ECMAScript
15 3 (0.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 19 (2.91%) Degree
2 13 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.53%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.46%) HNC
6 2 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.31%) CFA
6 2 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (0.31%) MCP
7 1 (0.15%) HND
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.38%) QA
2 2 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.15%) EMIR
3 1 (0.15%) IFRS
System Software
1 14 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.38%) Docker
3 3 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (1.07%) Control-M
2 5 (0.77%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.15%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 171 (26.23%) Microsoft
2 48 (7.36%) Oracle
3 10 (1.53%) Xamarin
4 7 (1.07%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.07%) Telerik
5 6 (0.92%) DevExpress
6 4 (0.61%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.61%) SAP
7 3 (0.46%) Syncfusion
7 3 (0.46%) Twitter
8 2 (0.31%) Charles River
8 2 (0.31%) OpenLink
8 2 (0.31%) RedGate
9 1 (0.15%) Google
9 1 (0.15%) HP
9 1 (0.15%) Informatica
9 1 (0.15%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.15%) LexisNexis
9 1 (0.15%) Mapbox
9 1 (0.15%) Mercator
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ventnor, Isle of Wight
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good rates and Opportunity
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
James Chase Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £390 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago