The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 30 March 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 Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 31 32
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 0 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 4.24% 2.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.54% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -55.38% +47.30%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 137 104 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 46.44% 36.75% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 58 40
Median daily rate £320 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £21.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.66% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Leicestershire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) Blockchain
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Selenium

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) C# Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
4 3 (50.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript