Period
to 18 January 2018

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 6 months to 18 January 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 79 81
Rank change year-on-year -13 +2 +16
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 8 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.52% 1.28% 0.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.12% 5.08% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% -0.14%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £313
90th Percentile £344 £455 £406
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70% -7.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - £12.10 £43.75
% change year-on-year - -72.34% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 378 354 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 24.45% 25.20% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 209 167
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £270 £225
90th Percentile £569 £538 £585
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £12.50 £41.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.60% +17.50% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £29.91 £11.25
90th Percentile £13.75 £44.34 £42.25
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -1.23%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire.

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
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 6 months to 18 January 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
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £325 -
Hertford -2 2 £325 -
Watford -11 1 £325 -35.00%
Entity Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) W3C
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) LINQ to SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (87.50%) LINQ
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
2 7 (87.50%) API Development
2 7 (87.50%) RequireJS
3 6 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) WCF

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 4 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) DNS
1 4 (50.00%) IMAP
1 4 (50.00%) Internet
1 4 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) .NET Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) CSS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) Ajax
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (87.50%) LINQ
2 7 (87.50%) LINQ to SQL
2 7 (87.50%) RequireJS
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) XML
3 6 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
3 6 (75.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) API Development
2 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Testing
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft