Period
to 12 November 2018

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 12 November 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 25 26
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -1
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 57 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.80% 7.31% 5.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.85% 21.02% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 37 15
Kent median daily rate £425 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £311 £331 £255
90th Percentile £488 £350 £373
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.75 - £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 159 176 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 38.50% 34.78% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 132 73
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £281 £300 £231
90th Percentile £488 £471 £605
South East median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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
Tunbridge Wells +1 10 £325 -4.41% 3
West Malling +3 9 £419 +24.07% 2
Maidstone +14 7 £419 +19.64% 2
Dartford - 4 £278 - 2
Dover +2 1 £450 +28.57% 1
Ramsgate - 1 - -
Sittingbourne - 1 £450 -
Entity Framework
South East

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, 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 57 (100.00%) .NET
1 57 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 51 (89.47%) C#
3 41 (71.93%) TDD
4 40 (70.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 39 (68.42%) SQL
6 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (59.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 32 (56.14%) Scrum
9 31 (54.39%) CMS
10 24 (42.11%) API Development
11 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
11 21 (36.84%) Sitecore
12 20 (35.09%) OAuth
12 20 (35.09%) Sitecore CMS
13 16 (28.07%) TeamCity
13 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET
14 14 (24.56%) Web Services
14 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
15 13 (22.81%) SOLID
15 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (21.05%) RESTful
16 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (19.30%) Deployment Automation
17 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
17 11 (19.30%) OO
18 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
18 10 (17.54%) SOA
18 10 (17.54%) Economics

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 31 (54.39%) CMS
2 20 (35.09%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 34 (59.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.51%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (28.07%) TeamCity
2 13 (22.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (7.02%) Finance
Job Titles
1 57 (100.00%) Developer
2 55 (96.49%) .NET Developer
3 31 (54.39%) C# .NET Developer
3 31 (54.39%) C# Developer
4 21 (36.84%) Senior .NET Developer
4 21 (36.84%) Senior Developer
5 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (17.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (15.79%) SQL Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Azure Developer
8 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Database Developer
9 2 (3.51%) SQL Database Developer
9 2 (3.51%) SSIS Developer
9 2 (3.51%) T-SQL Developer
10 1 (1.75%) C# WCF Developer
10 1 (1.75%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (1.75%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (100.00%) .NET
1 57 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 40 (70.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (35.09%) OAuth
4 16 (28.07%) ASP.NET
5 14 (24.56%) AngularJS
5 14 (24.56%) Web Services
6 12 (21.05%) RESTful
7 10 (17.54%) ASP.NET Core
8 8 (14.04%) LINQ
9 6 (10.53%) .NET Core
10 5 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (7.02%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (5.26%) jQuery
12 3 (5.26%) WCF
13 2 (3.51%) LINQ to SQL
13 2 (3.51%) Middleware
14 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 1 (1.75%) Fluent NHibernate
14 1 (1.75%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
1 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
1 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (71.93%) TDD
2 35 (61.40%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (56.14%) Scrum
4 24 (42.11%) API Development
5 21 (36.84%) E-Commerce
6 13 (22.81%) SOLID
7 12 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (19.30%) Deployment Automation
8 11 (19.30%) OO
8 11 (19.30%) Test Automation
9 10 (17.54%) BDD
9 10 (17.54%) Economics
9 10 (17.54%) SOA
10 9 (15.79%) MVC
11 6 (10.53%) Concurrent Programming
11 6 (10.53%) High Availability
11 6 (10.53%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
12 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) C#
2 39 (68.42%) SQL
3 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Sitecore
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle