The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 42 51 53
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.91% 0.22% 0.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.57% 0.94% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £313 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -17.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.96% +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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 84 106 158
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 25.38% 23.77% 34.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 66 104
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £302 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Gloucestershire

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework in Gloucestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in Gloucestershire

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) LINQ
4 5 (62.50%) jQuery
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) CRM
5 4 (50.00%) Process Management
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) Ninject
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (37.50%) WCF
7 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (25.00%) Scrum
7 2 (25.00%) SQL
7 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
7 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (12.50%) HTML Developer
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (62.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) jQuery
3 5 (62.50%) LINQ
4 4 (50.00%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) Ninject
5 3 (37.50%) WCF
6 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (25.00%) AutoMapper
6 2 (25.00%) StructureMap
7 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Process Management
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft