Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 77 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 +20 -1
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 17 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.31% 0.50% 0.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.35% 2.67% 2.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 5
Hertfordshire median daily rate £320 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% +38.46% +47.73%
10th Percentile £215 £344 £283
90th Percentile £388 £515 £383
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +3.57% +4.48% -4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

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 318 262 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 24.57% 18.56% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 157 218
Hertfordshire median daily rate £411 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +2.67% +3.09%
10th Percentile £240 £288 £269
90th Percentile £575 £525 £491
East of England median daily rate £422 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.50% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.50 £21.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -51.65% -39.67%
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.05 £36.85
% change year-on-year +21.03% -10.31% +2.93%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 27 July 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 6 months to 27 July 2017. 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
Watford -9 3 £300 -33.33%
Letchworth - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 £110 - 1
Entity Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 15 (88.24%) C#
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (52.94%) WCF
5 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
6 6 (35.29%) XML
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
6 6 (35.29%) Scrum
6 6 (35.29%) LINQ
6 6 (35.29%) jQuery
6 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
6 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (29.41%) CSS3
7 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (29.41%) IIS
7 5 (29.41%) Web Services

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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (11.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) DNS
1 2 (11.76%) IMAP
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
1 2 (11.76%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Git (software)
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (17.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (17.65%) FxCop
3 3 (17.65%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Moq
3 3 (17.65%) ReSharper
3 3 (17.65%) StyleCop
4 1 (5.88%) Protractor
General
1 3 (17.65%) Interactive Media
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) .NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
1 17 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 15 (88.24%) ASP.NET
3 12 (70.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) WCF
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
5 6 (35.29%) jQuery
5 6 (35.29%) KnockoutJS
5 6 (35.29%) LINQ
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) CSS3
6 5 (29.41%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) REST
7 4 (23.53%) XSLT
8 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 3 (17.65%) Dapper ORM
8 3 (17.65%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) NHS
2 2 (11.76%) W3C
3 1 (5.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
1 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) MVC
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Scrum
3 6 (35.29%) TDD
4 5 (29.41%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) Code Coverage
5 3 (17.65%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (17.65%) Front End Development
5 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 3 (17.65%) OO
5 3 (17.65%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
5 3 (17.65%) SOLID
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Web Development
7 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) VBScript
5 2 (11.76%) VB
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Atlassian