Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 6 months to 23 October 2018 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 186 247 251
Rank change year-on-year +61 +4 +5
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 223 130 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.35% 0.79% 0.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.08% 2.88% 2.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 100 82
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £312 £310 £288
90th Percentile £525 £413 £449
England median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
South East median hourly rate £35.75 - -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +4.24% +71.88% -54.00%

Entity Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 5,459 4,521 4,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.10% 27.64% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,564 2,805 2,906
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 86 132
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +8.54% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22.00 £15.82 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £48.75 £54.95
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +0.68%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in the South East

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in the South East

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in the South East

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in the South East

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the South East over the 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Entity Framework in the South East

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +22 56 £474 +22.26% 17
Hampshire +10 53 £350 -6.67% 21
Kent +10 52 £425 +21.43% 11
Thames Valley +16 28 £428 +6.88% 36
East Sussex +3 25 £400 +15.94% 4
Berkshire +4 15 £384 -4.06% 15
Buckinghamshire +22 7 £413 +12.63% 12
Oxfordshire +7 6 £525 +33.76% 9
Middlesex - 6 £325 -
West Sussex -12 2 £400 +25.00% 11
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 219 (98.21%) .NET
2 217 (97.31%) .NET Framework
3 206 (92.38%) C#
4 142 (63.68%) SQL
5 137 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
6 130 (58.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 115 (51.57%) ASP.NET
8 113 (50.67%) MVC
9 109 (48.88%) JavaScript
10 100 (44.84%) SQL Server
11 97 (43.50%) AngularJS
12 87 (39.01%) Microsoft Azure
12 87 (39.01%) TDD
13 75 (33.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 67 (30.04%) HTML
15 66 (29.60%) Scrum
16 65 (29.15%) .NET Core
17 64 (28.70%) CSS
18 61 (27.35%) Continuous Integration
19 54 (24.22%) Visual Studio
20 51 (22.87%) jQuery
21 48 (21.52%) Microsoft
22 46 (20.63%) WCF
23 45 (20.18%) RESTful
23 45 (20.18%) TeamCity
24 44 (19.73%) Web Services
25 43 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
26 42 (18.83%) LINQ
27 40 (17.94%) Finance
27 40 (17.94%) Test Automation

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 31 (13.90%) CMS
2 20 (8.97%) Sitecore CMS
3 15 (6.73%) IIS
4 8 (3.59%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.24%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.90%) Confluence
6 2 (0.90%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 87 (39.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (8.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.69%) AWS Lambda
4 4 (1.79%) Office 365
4 4 (1.79%) Serverless
5 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.90%) NuGet
6 1 (0.45%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.38%) Internet
2 10 (4.48%) DNS
2 10 (4.48%) IMAP
2 10 (4.48%) SMTP
3 3 (1.35%) HTTP
4 2 (0.90%) SMS
5 1 (0.45%) Intranet
5 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.45%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (44.84%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.38%) Relational Database
3 10 (4.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (2.69%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.69%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.69%) Redis
6 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.79%) Amazon Aurora
7 4 (1.79%) MySQL
7 4 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 4 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 54 (24.22%) Visual Studio
2 45 (20.18%) TeamCity
3 43 (19.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 24 (10.76%) Git (software)
5 21 (9.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (7.17%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (4.93%) Selenium
8 9 (4.04%) InstallShield
9 6 (2.69%) MSTest
9 6 (2.69%) Ranorex
10 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.90%) JIRA
10 2 (0.90%) JMeter
10 2 (0.90%) NSubstitute
10 2 (0.90%) NUnit
10 2 (0.90%) Protractor
11 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.45%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.45%) MSI
11 1 (0.45%) Subversion
General
1 40 (17.94%) Finance
2 3 (1.35%) Retail
2 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.45%) Advertising
3 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 214 (95.96%) Developer
2 166 (74.44%) .NET Developer
3 82 (36.77%) C# Developer
4 73 (32.74%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (18.83%) Full Stack Developer
6 40 (17.94%) Senior .NET Developer
6 40 (17.94%) Senior Developer
7 38 (17.04%) ASP.NET Developer
8 33 (14.80%) SQL Developer
9 30 (13.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 19 (8.52%) Angular Developer
12 12 (5.38%) JavaScript Developer
12 12 (5.38%) Web Developer
13 10 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
13 10 (4.48%) Agile C# Developer
13 10 (4.48%) Agile Developer
14 9 (4.04%) Software Developer
15 8 (3.59%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 8 (3.59%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 219 (98.21%) .NET
2 217 (97.31%) .NET Framework
3 130 (58.30%) ASP.NET Web API
4 115 (51.57%) ASP.NET
5 97 (43.50%) AngularJS
6 75 (33.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 67 (30.04%) HTML
8 65 (29.15%) .NET Core
9 64 (28.70%) CSS
10 51 (22.87%) jQuery
11 46 (20.63%) WCF
12 45 (20.18%) RESTful
13 44 (19.73%) Web Services
14 42 (18.83%) LINQ
15 36 (16.14%) XML
16 31 (13.90%) ASP.NET Core
17 26 (11.66%) LINQ to SQL
18 21 (9.42%) OAuth
19 17 (7.62%) Angular 2
20 14 (6.28%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (3.59%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.59%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.59%) W3C
4 4 (1.79%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (1.79%) User Experience
5 3 (1.35%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.90%) Fintech
6 2 (0.90%) RIA
6 2 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.62%) Windows
2 5 (2.24%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.45%) Android
3 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (50.67%) MVC
3 87 (39.01%) TDD
4 66 (29.60%) Scrum
5 61 (27.35%) Continuous Integration
6 40 (17.94%) Test Automation
7 36 (16.14%) Problem-Solving
8 34 (15.25%) API Development
8 34 (15.25%) SOLID
9 33 (14.80%) E-Commerce
10 31 (13.90%) Deployment Automation
11 30 (13.45%) OO
11 30 (13.45%) Unit Testing
11 30 (13.45%) Web Development
12 25 (11.21%) SOA
13 22 (9.87%) Software Engineering
14 21 (9.42%) Kanban
15 20 (8.97%) API Design
16 19 (8.52%) Dependency Injection
16 19 (8.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 206 (92.38%) C#
2 142 (63.68%) SQL
3 109 (48.88%) JavaScript
4 24 (10.76%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.28%) TypeScript
6 4 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.35%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (7.17%) Degree
2 6 (2.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.90%) WCAG
3 1 (0.45%) PMO
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.69%) Docker
2 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.79%) Ansible
2 4 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (21.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.87%) Sitecore
3 18 (8.07%) Oracle
4 4 (1.79%) Google
5 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.45%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.45%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.45%) Sage
6 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.45%) SendGrid
6 1 (0.45%) Telerik
6 1 (0.45%) VMware
6 1 (0.45%) Xamarin