Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 2019 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 34 15
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19 +7
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 58 37 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.16% 6.94% 10.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 42.34% 15.88% 30.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 31
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £300 £331 £313
90th Percentile £474 £350 £388
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 137 233 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 38.16% 43.71% 33.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 177 107
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £286 £313 £249
90th Percentile £536 £500 £540
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £41.82
% change year-on-year -4.44% +7.60% +4.55%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Kent

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Kent

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Kent over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Kent

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
West Malling +6 9 £419 +24.07% 1
Tunbridge Wells +4 8 - - 2
Maidstone +17 6 £444 +26.79% 2
Dartford - 4 £278 - 1
Dover -3 3 £425 +21.43%
Tonbridge - 2 £448 -
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 - 1
Entity Framework
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 58 (100.00%) .NET
1 58 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 49 (84.48%) C#
3 40 (68.97%) TDD
4 37 (63.79%) SQL
5 33 (56.90%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (41.38%) Scrum
7 24 (41.38%) Web Services
7 24 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (36.21%) CMS
9 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
10 19 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 19 (32.76%) API Development
10 19 (32.76%) RESTful
11 17 (29.31%) TeamCity
12 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (24.14%) SOLID
15 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
15 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
15 13 (22.41%) Deployment Automation
16 12 (20.69%) .NET Core
16 12 (20.69%) BDD
16 12 (20.69%) MVC
17 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
17 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
17 11 (18.97%) Multithreading
17 11 (18.97%) Sitecore
17 11 (18.97%) Concurrent Programming

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 21 (36.21%) CMS
2 10 (17.24%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 24 (41.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (29.31%) TeamCity
3 4 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.17%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (100.00%) Developer
2 54 (93.10%) .NET Developer
3 31 (53.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 31 (53.45%) C# Developer
4 17 (29.31%) Senior .NET Developer
4 17 (29.31%) Senior Developer
5 12 (20.69%) SQL Developer
6 9 (15.52%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (13.79%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (8.62%) Azure Developer
10 4 (6.90%) Database Developer
10 4 (6.90%) SQL Database Developer
10 4 (6.90%) SSIS Developer
10 4 (6.90%) T-SQL Developer
11 3 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 3 (5.17%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (100.00%) .NET
1 58 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 33 (56.90%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (41.38%) Web Services
4 20 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 19 (32.76%) RESTful
6 13 (22.41%) AngularJS
7 12 (20.69%) .NET Core
8 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET Core
8 10 (17.24%) LINQ
8 10 (17.24%) OAuth
9 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (10.34%) WCF
11 4 (6.90%) CSS
12 3 (5.17%) HTML
12 3 (5.17%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2 (3.45%) Code First Entity Framework
13 2 (3.45%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (68.97%) TDD
2 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (41.38%) Scrum
4 19 (32.76%) API Development
5 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (24.14%) SOLID
7 13 (22.41%) Deployment Automation
7 13 (22.41%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (20.69%) BDD
8 12 (20.69%) MVC
9 11 (18.97%) Concurrent Programming
9 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
9 11 (18.97%) Multithreaded Programming
9 11 (18.97%) Multithreading
10 10 (17.24%) Economics
10 10 (17.24%) OO
10 10 (17.24%) SOA
10 10 (17.24%) Test Automation
11 8 (13.79%) High Availability
12 6 (10.34%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 49 (84.48%) C#
2 37 (63.79%) SQL
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.07%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft