The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 67 66
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 0 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.68% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.00% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £413 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -21.42%  
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 Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 128 200 187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.99% 22.81% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 134 127
Median daily rate £380 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) OAuth2
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) OpenRasta
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) OpenID
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) OAuth2
2 1 (33.33%) OpenID
2 1 (33.33%) OpenRasta
2 1 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Adaptive Web Design
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft