The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 318 330 256
Rank change year-on-year +12 -74  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 104 97 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.45% 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.40% 1.39% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 78 112
Median daily rate £462 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £22.00 -
% change year-on-year +87.50% -  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7413 7002 7336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.85% 32.37% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5507 5376 5334
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 23 51
Median hourly rate £30.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in London

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in London

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in London

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 25 £513 +20.58% 17
Kingston Upon Thames -6 3 - - 1
West End of London +10 1 £375 -11.76% 2
Twickenham - 1 £290 -
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 193 (88.53%) C#
2 181 (83.03%) .NET
3 173 (79.36%) .NET Framework
4 144 (66.06%) SQL Server
5 137 (62.84%) MVC
6 122 (55.96%) JavaScript
7 112 (51.38%) SQL
8 109 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 95 (43.58%) ASP.NET
10 89 (40.83%) TDD
11 84 (38.53%) AngularJS
12 72 (33.03%) HTML
13 70 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (29.82%) WCF
14 65 (29.82%) CSS
15 64 (29.36%) Microsoft
16 60 (27.52%) Scrum
17 59 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
18 57 (26.15%) jQuery
19 53 (24.31%) Finance
20 42 (19.27%) Web Services
20 42 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
21 41 (18.81%) NHibernate
22 40 (18.35%) SOLID
23 37 (16.97%) HTML5
24 36 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
24 36 (16.51%) MVVM
25 35 (16.06%) Greenfield Project
26 34 (15.60%) WPF
26 34 (15.60%) Web Development

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 11 (5.05%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.13%) IIS
3 6 (2.75%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.38%) CMS
5 3 (1.38%) Confluence
5 3 (1.38%) MS Project Server
5 3 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.92%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.46%) SAS
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.46%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (5.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.92%) Endur
3 1 (0.46%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.46%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 36 (16.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.46%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
3 1 (0.46%) GitHub
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Route 53
3 1 (0.46%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.83%) Intranet
2 2 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.46%) FTP
3 1 (0.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (66.06%) SQL Server
2 23 (10.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (8.72%) SQL Server 2016
4 18 (8.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (6.88%) Relational Database
6 14 (6.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (5.50%) NoSQL
8 10 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (4.13%) Redis
10 8 (3.67%) MongoDB
11 7 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.38%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.38%) MOLAP
12 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.92%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.92%) Big Data
14 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 1 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 29 (13.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (12.39%) NUnit
3 26 (11.93%) TeamCity
4 20 (9.17%) MSTest
5 19 (8.72%) Visual Studio
6 17 (7.80%) Jenkins
7 15 (6.88%) SpecFlow
8 14 (6.42%) Git (software)
8 14 (6.42%) JIRA
9 11 (5.05%) Subversion
10 10 (4.59%) Karma Test Runner
11 9 (4.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 8 (3.67%) Mocha
12 8 (3.67%) Protractor
13 7 (3.21%) Moq
13 7 (3.21%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (3.21%) webpack
14 6 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
15 5 (2.29%) MSBuild
16 4 (1.83%) Selenium
General
1 53 (24.31%) Finance
2 12 (5.50%) Banking
3 10 (4.59%) Marketing
4 8 (3.67%) Front Office
5 6 (2.75%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.38%) Digital Economy
6 3 (1.38%) Legal
7 2 (0.92%) Retail
7 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Electronics
8 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.46%) Local Government
8 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Music Industry
8 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.46%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.46%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 197 (90.37%) Developer
2 113 (51.83%) .NET Developer
3 92 (42.20%) C# Developer
4 51 (23.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (19.72%) Senior Developer
6 37 (16.97%) SQL Developer
7 30 (13.76%) Senior .NET Developer
8 27 (12.39%) UI Developer
9 26 (11.93%) WPF Developer
10 25 (11.47%) ASP.NET Developer
11 22 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 22 (10.09%) JavaScript Developer
11 22 (10.09%) Senior C# Developer
12 19 (8.72%) C# WPF Developer
13 18 (8.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (7.80%) Agile Developer
14 17 (7.80%) Senior C# .NET Developer
14 17 (7.80%) Web Developer
15 15 (6.88%) Agile .NET Developer
15 15 (6.88%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (83.03%) .NET
2 173 (79.36%) .NET Framework
3 95 (43.58%) ASP.NET
4 84 (38.53%) AngularJS
5 72 (33.03%) HTML
6 70 (32.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (29.82%) CSS
7 65 (29.82%) WCF
8 59 (27.06%) ASP.NET Web API
9 57 (26.15%) jQuery
10 42 (19.27%) Web Services
11 41 (18.81%) NHibernate
12 37 (16.97%) HTML5
13 34 (15.60%) WPF
14 29 (13.30%) CSS3
14 29 (13.30%) REST
15 26 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 24 (11.01%) React
17 23 (10.55%) Dapper ORM
18 20 (9.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.06%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (7.80%) Fixed Income
3 9 (4.13%) User Experience
4 6 (2.75%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.75%) NHS
5 5 (2.29%) Equities
6 4 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.83%) W3C
7 3 (1.38%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.92%) Fintech
8 2 (0.92%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.92%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.46%) Contactless
9 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.46%) Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.22%) Windows
2 6 (2.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.92%) Unix
3 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.46%) Linux
4 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (62.84%) MVC
2 109 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (40.83%) TDD
4 60 (27.52%) Scrum
5 42 (19.27%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (18.35%) SOLID
7 36 (16.51%) MVVM
8 34 (15.60%) Web Development
9 33 (15.14%) Test Automation
10 32 (14.68%) SDLC
10 32 (14.68%) Unit Testing
11 31 (14.22%) Multithreading
12 30 (13.76%) OO
13 26 (11.93%) Analytics
14 24 (11.01%) BDD
14 24 (11.01%) Dependency Injection
15 22 (10.09%) Workflow
16 21 (9.63%) Mathematics
17 20 (9.17%) Continuous Improvement
17 20 (9.17%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 193 (88.53%) C#
2 122 (55.96%) JavaScript
3 112 (51.38%) SQL
4 30 (13.76%) TypeScript
5 28 (12.84%) T-SQL
6 21 (9.63%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.59%) ES6
8 9 (4.13%) Shell Script
9 6 (2.75%) VBA
10 3 (1.38%) PHP
11 2 (0.92%) Java
11 2 (0.92%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.92%) Ruby
11 2 (0.92%) Scala
12 1 (0.46%) C
12 1 (0.46%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (3.67%) Degree
2 4 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.92%) CFA
3 2 (0.92%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.46%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.46%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.46%) EMIR
2 1 (0.46%) IFRS
System Software
1 10 (4.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.21%) Docker
3 1 (0.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.21%) Control-M
2 1 (0.46%) HP Fortify
2 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 64 (29.36%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.76%) Oracle
3 3 (1.38%) Syncfusion
3 3 (1.38%) Telerik
4 2 (0.92%) Charles River
4 2 (0.92%) OpenLink
4 2 (0.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.46%) Google
5 1 (0.46%) HP
5 1 (0.46%) Informatica
5 1 (0.46%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.46%) RedGate
5 1 (0.46%) SAP
5 1 (0.46%) Twitter