The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 30 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 59 69
Rank change year-on-year +15 +10  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 11 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.90% 0.27% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 1.48% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 2
Median daily rate £320 £359 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.80% +6.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £316 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £402 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £341 £325
% change year-on-year +2.56% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +21.42%  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 153 135 184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 26.42% 17.98% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 81 97
Median daily rate £363 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £304 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £541 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £11.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -72.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Hertfordshire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Hertfordshire

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Letchworth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £110 - 1
Entity Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 19 (90.48%) ASP.NET
2 19 (90.48%) C#
3 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
4 17 (80.95%) MVC
5 16 (76.19%) CSS
6 15 (71.43%) HTML
6 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
7 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (52.38%) XML
8 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (52.38%) WCF
8 11 (52.38%) LINQ
9 10 (47.62%) SQL
9 10 (47.62%) IIS
10 9 (42.86%) TDD
10 9 (42.86%) Scrum
10 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (38.10%) REST
11 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
11 8 (38.10%) Web Services
11 8 (38.10%) XSLT
12 7 (33.33%) OO
12 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 7 (33.33%) SOAP
12 7 (33.33%) jQuery
12 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
12 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (33.33%) Relational Database

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 10 (47.62%) IIS
2 2 (9.52%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) PaaS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (4.76%) GitHub
2 1 (4.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) IMAP
2 2 (9.52%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (4.76%) MySQL
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Visual Studio
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (23.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (23.81%) FxCop
3 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (23.81%) ReSharper
3 5 (23.81%) StyleCop
4 4 (19.05%) JIRA
4 4 (19.05%) Moq
5 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (4.76%) Protractor
6 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (90.48%) .NET Developer
3 10 (47.62%) C# Developer
4 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 9 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (19.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (9.52%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
8 2 (9.52%) WCF Developer
9 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
1 21 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 19 (90.48%) ASP.NET
3 16 (76.19%) CSS
4 15 (71.43%) HTML
5 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (52.38%) LINQ
6 11 (52.38%) WCF
6 11 (52.38%) XML
7 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (38.10%) REST
8 8 (38.10%) Web Services
8 8 (38.10%) XSLT
9 7 (33.33%) jQuery
9 7 (33.33%) SOAP
10 6 (28.57%) AngularJS
10 6 (28.57%) NHibernate
10 6 (28.57%) XSL
11 5 (23.81%) AutoMapper
11 5 (23.81%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Contactless
1 4 (19.05%) EMV
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
3 1 (4.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
1 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) MVC
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Scrum
3 9 (42.86%) TDD
4 7 (33.33%) OO
4 7 (33.33%) SOLID
5 6 (28.57%) OOP
6 5 (23.81%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) Code Coverage
6 5 (23.81%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (23.81%) Refactoring
7 4 (19.05%) E-Commerce
8 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 2 (9.52%) SDLC
9 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (4.76%) API Development
10 1 (4.76%) Change Control
10 1 (4.76%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 1 (4.76%) Wireframes
10 1 (4.76%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (47.62%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (9.52%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Atlassian