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 29 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 63 64
Rank change year-on-year +7 +1  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 3 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.46% 0.89% 1.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.21% 3.86% 4.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 136 233 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.67% 22.93% 25.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 147 168
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
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 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 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 8 (72.73%) Data Protection
3 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
4 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (45.45%) BDD
6 5 (45.45%) Scrum
7 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
7 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 4 (36.36%) .NET
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) Project Management
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
9 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (18.18%) Node.js
9 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 2 (18.18%) HTML5
9 2 (18.18%) CSS3
9 2 (18.18%) Bower
9 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (18.18%) Grunt
9 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
9 2 (18.18%) CSS
9 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (18.18%) HTML

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Bower
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Grunt
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) C# Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Programmer
4 2 (18.18%) HTML Developer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Architect
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Technical Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
3 2 (18.18%) CSS3
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) LINQ
3 2 (18.18%) Node.js
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OAuth2
4 1 (9.09%) OpenID
4 1 (9.09%) OpenRasta
4 1 (9.09%) REST
4 1 (9.09%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Data Protection
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 2 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Web Development
7 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
8 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (9.09%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore