The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 80 60
Rank change year-on-year -4 -20  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 3 28 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 1.89% 3.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 4.68% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 23 40
Median daily rate £310 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.61% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £301 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £438 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £24.00 -
% change year-on-year +71.87% -  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 433 598 406
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 39.26% 40.35% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1128 1904 1414
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £306 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 60
Median hourly rate - £13.85 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -65.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Leeds

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 24 (96.00%) MVC
3 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (44.00%) OO
7 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
8 10 (40.00%) SOLID
9 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
10 7 (28.00%) CSS
10 7 (28.00%) MSMQ
10 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (24.00%) Jasmine
11 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (24.00%) gulp
11 6 (24.00%) SignalR
11 6 (24.00%) Grunt
11 6 (24.00%) TypeScript
11 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
11 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
11 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
12 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (20.00%) TDD

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (24.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Grunt
1 6 (24.00%) gulp
1 6 (24.00%) Jasmine
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Publishing
2 3 (12.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 24 (96.00%) .NET Developer
3 8 (32.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (16.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (16.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
9 1 (4.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 1 (4.00%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (4.00%) C Developer
9 1 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
9 1 (4.00%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
9 1 (4.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 23 (92.00%) ASP.NET
3 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (68.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (44.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (28.00%) CSS
6 7 (28.00%) MSMQ
6 7 (28.00%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (24.00%) SignalR
8 5 (20.00%) LESS
8 5 (20.00%) Sass
9 4 (16.00%) Angular 2
9 4 (16.00%) RxJS
10 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (96.00%) MVC
2 20 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) OO
4 10 (40.00%) SOLID
5 6 (24.00%) Software Architecture
6 5 (20.00%) Analytics
6 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (20.00%) DevOps
6 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (12.00%) Document Composition
9 1 (4.00%) Coaching
9 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) SQL
3 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (24.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) Sitecore