Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 343 310 372
Rank change year-on-year -33 +62 -84
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 649 656 632
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.78% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.09% 2.41% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 499 463
England median daily rate £388 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.15% +1.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £302 £288 £300
90th Percentile £554 £538 £503
UK median daily rate £388 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 11
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% +30.43%
10th Percentile £39.40 £20.81 £22.00
90th Percentile £44.20 £57.50 £63.92
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +11.84% +32.17%

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 30,993 27,206 28,300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.79% 32.23% 28.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,983 18,889 20,009
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £291
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £470 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +5.62% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 355 389
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £16.25 £17.70 £14.50
90th Percentile £67.43 £53.90 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £41.13 £37.50
% change year-on-year +2.77% +9.67% +7.14%

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 June 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 June 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 -16 257 £463 -1.60% 109
North of England -8 146 £350 +3.70% 102
South East -30 128 £394 +12.50% 74
North West +11 76 £365 +12.31% 46
Yorkshire -12 66 £350 +3.24% 44
Midlands -35 53 £325 - 69
South West +2 44 £375 +10.29% 34
West Midlands -20 38 £323 -2.27% 27
East of England -20 21 £358 +2.14% 32
East Midlands -21 15 £350 +7.69% 42
North East -15 4 £350 +2.94% 12
Entity Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 615 (94.76%) .NET
2 608 (93.68%) .NET Framework
3 604 (93.07%) C#
4 440 (67.80%) SQL Server
5 404 (62.25%) MVC
6 389 (59.94%) ASP.NET
7 359 (55.32%) JavaScript
8 331 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
9 288 (44.38%) SQL
10 286 (44.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 263 (40.52%) AngularJS
12 251 (38.67%) HTML
13 225 (34.67%) CSS
14 222 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
15 211 (32.51%) jQuery
16 198 (30.51%) TDD
17 166 (25.58%) Microsoft
18 156 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
19 136 (20.96%) Visual Studio
20 121 (18.64%) Scrum
20 121 (18.64%) Git (software)
21 120 (18.49%) Finance
21 120 (18.49%) Web Services
22 119 (18.34%) WCF
23 115 (17.72%) Unit Testing
24 103 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
25 98 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
26 96 (14.79%) HTML5
27 92 (14.18%) .NET Core
28 85 (13.10%) T-SQL

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 29 (4.47%) NServiceBus
2 26 (4.01%) CMS
2 26 (4.01%) IIS
3 15 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
4 12 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (1.69%) SharePoint
6 8 (1.23%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.77%) Apache
8 4 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.62%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.31%) Kentico
10 2 (0.31%) nginx
10 2 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.15%) Confluence
11 1 (0.15%) DataSynapse
Applications
1 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.15%) InVision
2 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.62%) SDL Web 8
2 3 (0.46%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 156 (24.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.39%) PaaS
4 8 (1.23%) IaaS
5 7 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.77%) NuGet
6 5 (0.77%) Office 365
7 4 (0.62%) SaaS
7 4 (0.62%) Serverless
8 3 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.15%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.62%) HTTP
2 5 (0.77%) Internet
3 4 (0.62%) Intranet
3 4 (0.62%) SMS
4 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.31%) Network Security
5 1 (0.15%) AMQP
5 1 (0.15%) DNS
5 1 (0.15%) IMAP
5 1 (0.15%) SAN
5 1 (0.15%) SMTP
5 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 440 (67.80%) SQL Server
2 42 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (6.32%) NoSQL
4 39 (6.01%) Relational Database
5 38 (5.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 35 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 33 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 20 (3.08%) Redis
9 16 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
9 16 (2.47%) DB2
10 15 (2.31%) SQL Server 2016
11 14 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database
13 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
14 7 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
14 7 (1.08%) Power BI
14 7 (1.08%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.92%) MongoDB
15 6 (0.92%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 136 (20.96%) Visual Studio
2 121 (18.64%) Git (software)
3 103 (15.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 66 (10.17%) TeamCity
5 56 (8.63%) NUnit
6 45 (6.93%) Octopus Deploy
7 41 (6.32%) Visual Studio Team System
8 33 (5.08%) Selenium
9 32 (4.93%) SpecFlow
10 30 (4.62%) Subversion
11 28 (4.31%) Jenkins
12 26 (4.01%) JIRA
13 13 (2.00%) MSTest
14 12 (1.85%) Moq
15 10 (1.54%) Jasmine
15 10 (1.54%) ReSharper
16 8 (1.23%) Bitbucket
16 8 (1.23%) ER Studio
16 8 (1.23%) NSubstitute
17 7 (1.08%) git-flow
General
1 120 (18.49%) Finance
2 49 (7.55%) Banking
3 26 (4.01%) Retail
4 18 (2.77%) Law
5 16 (2.47%) Legal
6 14 (2.16%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.85%) Back Office
8 10 (1.54%) Front Office
8 10 (1.54%) Marketing
9 7 (1.08%) Advertising
9 7 (1.08%) Automotive
10 6 (0.92%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.92%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.77%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.15%) Electronics
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.15%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 590 (90.91%) Developer
2 385 (59.32%) .NET Developer
3 260 (40.06%) C# Developer
4 164 (25.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 87 (13.41%) Full Stack Developer
6 80 (12.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 66 (10.17%) SQL Developer
8 64 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 64 (9.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 63 (9.71%) Angular Developer
10 53 (8.17%) Senior Developer
11 40 (6.16%) Agile Developer
12 38 (5.86%) Software Developer
13 35 (5.39%) Agile C# Developer
14 33 (5.08%) Senior .NET Developer
15 32 (4.93%) Agile .NET Developer
16 27 (4.16%) JavaScript Developer
17 25 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
18 24 (3.70%) Lead Developer
19 23 (3.54%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 615 (94.76%) .NET
2 608 (93.68%) .NET Framework
3 389 (59.94%) ASP.NET
4 286 (44.07%) ASP.NET Web API
5 263 (40.52%) AngularJS
6 251 (38.67%) HTML
7 225 (34.67%) CSS
8 222 (34.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 211 (32.51%) jQuery
10 120 (18.49%) Web Services
11 119 (18.34%) WCF
12 96 (14.79%) HTML5
13 92 (14.18%) .NET Core
14 78 (12.02%) RESTful
15 77 (11.86%) LINQ
16 72 (11.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 66 (10.17%) XML
18 64 (9.86%) React
19 63 (9.71%) NHibernate
20 56 (8.63%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 63 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
2 27 (4.16%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.85%) Fintech
4 17 (2.62%) Fixed Income
4 17 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (2.47%) Hedge funds
5 16 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 15 (2.31%) User Experience
7 9 (1.39%) Computer Science
8 8 (1.23%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.23%) W3C
9 6 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 5 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.77%) Mobile App
11 4 (0.62%) Derivative
12 3 (0.46%) Animation
12 3 (0.46%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.46%) Clustering
12 3 (0.46%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 58 (8.94%) Windows
2 8 (1.23%) Android
2 8 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.77%) Nucleus RTOS
3 5 (0.77%) Windows Phone
4 4 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.46%) Linux
6 2 (0.31%) Unix
7 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (62.25%) MVC
2 331 (51.00%) Agile Software Development
3 198 (30.51%) TDD
4 121 (18.64%) Scrum
5 115 (17.72%) Unit Testing
6 98 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
7 79 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
8 77 (11.86%) BDD
8 77 (11.86%) SOLID
9 74 (11.40%) Web Development
10 71 (10.94%) OO
11 61 (9.40%) Microservices
12 57 (8.78%) SOA
13 54 (8.32%) E-Commerce
14 51 (7.86%) SDLC
15 48 (7.40%) Dependency Injection
16 41 (6.32%) Test Automation
17 37 (5.70%) Software Engineering
18 35 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
19 33 (5.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 604 (93.07%) C#
2 359 (55.32%) JavaScript
3 288 (44.38%) SQL
4 85 (13.10%) T-SQL
5 49 (7.55%) TypeScript
6 25 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 20 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 17 (2.62%) Java
9 10 (1.54%) C++
10 9 (1.39%) C
11 8 (1.23%) ES6
11 8 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.92%) Scala
13 5 (0.77%) PHP
13 5 (0.77%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.62%) F#
14 4 (0.62%) Python
15 3 (0.46%) ES7
15 3 (0.46%) Ruby
15 3 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (2.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (2.16%) Degree
3 12 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.62%) MCTS
6 3 (0.46%) PhD
7 2 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.31%) HND
7 2 (0.31%) MCSD
8 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.15%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.62%) QA
2 7 (1.08%) SLA
3 4 (0.62%) GDPR
4 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.31%) WCAG
6 1 (0.15%) MiFID
6 1 (0.15%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (5.39%) Docker
2 6 (0.92%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.77%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (1.23%) Control-M
2 6 (0.92%) SCCM
2 6 (0.92%) vCenter Server
3 3 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.15%) Ansible
4 1 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.15%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.15%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 166 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.17%) Oracle
3 16 (2.47%) Telerik
4 15 (2.31%) Sitecore
5 14 (2.16%) Teradata
6 11 (1.69%) Capita
7 8 (1.23%) Embarcadero
8 7 (1.08%) Sybase
8 7 (1.08%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.92%) VMware
10 5 (0.77%) Google
11 4 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.46%) Borland
12 3 (0.46%) IBM
12 3 (0.46%) iManage
13 2 (0.31%) BT
13 2 (0.31%) Facebook
13 2 (0.31%) OpenLink
13 2 (0.31%) RedGate
13 2 (0.31%) SAP