The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 39 57
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 12 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.99% 2.59% 0.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 9.32% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 2
Median daily rate £400 £350 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -10.82%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year +2.18% +5.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 168 118 188
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 41.79% 27.76% 36.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 62 94
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 22
Median hourly rate £37.00 £31.27 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.32% -17.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £30.50 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £34.65 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Essex

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Colchester - 3 - -
Entity Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
3 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
4 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
5 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
7 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (58.82%) Performance Optimisation
7 10 (58.82%) SOLID
8 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
9 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (17.65%) Mapbox
11 2 (11.76%) SQL
11 2 (11.76%) HTML
11 2 (11.76%) CSS
11 2 (11.76%) HTML5
11 2 (11.76%) WCF
11 2 (11.76%) User Stories
12 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (5.88%) Android Development
12 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
12 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
12 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (5.88%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
2 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.88%) Neo4j
2 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) Redis
2 1 (5.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Git (software)
1 10 (58.82%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 14 (82.35%) .NET Developer
2 14 (82.35%) ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (76.47%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (41.18%) Agile .NET Developer
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Developer
5 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 17 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 14 (82.35%) AngularJS
3 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (23.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) HTML5
5 2 (11.76%) WCF
6 1 (5.88%) CSS3
6 1 (5.88%) D3.js
6 1 (5.88%) jQuery
6 1 (5.88%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Android
1 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
2 15 (88.24%) TDD
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (58.82%) Performance Optimisation
4 10 (58.82%) SOLID
5 2 (11.76%) User Stories
6 1 (5.88%) Android Development
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) iOS Development
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Mapbox
2 1 (5.88%) Google