The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 123 128
Rank change year-on-year +42 +5  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 32 24 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.46% 0.82% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.94% 3.60% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 5
Median daily rate £390 £350 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.42% +20.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £315 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £425 £311
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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 648 666 620
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.54% 22.66% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 388 291
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £425 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Scotland

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Scotland over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Scotland

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in Scotland

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh +41 24 £600 +41.17% 2
Glasgow -3 7 £350 - 2
East Ayrshire - 1 £350 -
Entity Framework
UK

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (97.92%) C#
3 46 (95.83%) .NET Framework
4 45 (93.75%) MVC
5 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
5 34 (70.83%) AngularJS
6 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
7 25 (52.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 23 (47.92%) HTML
8 23 (47.92%) Web Services
9 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (43.75%) CSS
11 20 (41.67%) EPiServer
12 19 (39.58%) jQuery
12 19 (39.58%) LINQ
13 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
14 17 (35.42%) TDD
14 17 (35.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
15 16 (33.33%) Finance
15 16 (33.33%) Migration
15 16 (33.33%) XSLT
15 16 (33.33%) SQL
16 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
17 14 (29.17%) Financial Institution
18 13 (27.08%) Web Development
18 13 (27.08%) gulp

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 20 (41.67%) EPiServer
2 3 (6.25%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (12.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (4.17%) Redis
3 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) MS Access
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (27.08%) Git (software)
2 13 (27.08%) gulp
2 13 (27.08%) Moq
2 13 (27.08%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) YouTrack
General
1 16 (33.33%) Finance
2 14 (29.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.17%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Developer
2 22 (45.83%) C# Developer
3 18 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 16 (33.33%) Architect
5 15 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (20.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (18.75%) Web Developer
8 6 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
8 6 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
9 5 (10.42%) Angular Developer
9 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
10 3 (6.25%) EPiServer Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 3 (6.25%) Software Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (95.83%) .NET Framework
3 34 (70.83%) AngularJS
3 34 (70.83%) ASP.NET
4 23 (47.92%) HTML
4 23 (47.92%) Web Services
5 21 (43.75%) CSS
6 19 (39.58%) jQuery
6 19 (39.58%) LINQ
7 17 (35.42%) ASP.NET Web API
7 17 (35.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 16 (33.33%) XSLT
9 15 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 13 (27.08%) Modernizr
11 6 (12.50%) HTML5
12 5 (10.42%) JSON
13 4 (8.33%) CSS3
13 4 (8.33%) WCF
14 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 3 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (93.75%) MVC
2 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (35.42%) TDD
4 16 (33.33%) Migration
4 16 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
5 13 (27.08%) Web Development
6 6 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.25%) Content Management
8 3 (6.25%) OOP
8 3 (6.25%) Scrum
9 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.17%) Open Source
9 2 (4.17%) SDLC
9 2 (4.17%) SOA
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.17%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 47 (97.92%) C#
2 31 (64.58%) JavaScript
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
4 11 (22.92%) TypeScript
5 2 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) MCTS
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Telerik
2 1 (2.08%) Twitter