Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 253 231
Rank change year-on-year +84 -22 -1
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 270 124 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 0.74% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 2.60% 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 94 103
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -
10th Percentile £313 £308 £288
90th Percentile £525 £438 £431
England median daily rate £438 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +12.90% +10.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - £50.00
10th Percentile £28.68 - £47.50
90th Percentile £50.50 - £52.50
England median hourly rate £47.00 £41.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +13.94% +71.88% -54.47%

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 5,532 4,764 4,440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 32.96% 28.24% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,603 2,917 2,693
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £281
90th Percentile £575 £570 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 91 121
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26.65 £16.64 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.00 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Kent +21 69 £425 +21.43% 15
Surrey +39 68 £500 +25.00% 19
Hampshire +10 51 £350 -6.67% 21
East Sussex +7 34 £375 +15.38% 3
Thames Valley +20 31 £425 +6.25% 26
Berkshire +4 18 £393 -1.88% 11
West Sussex -12 10 £375 +20.97% 9
Oxfordshire +20 8 £478 +19.38% 9
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £438 +20.69% 6
Middlesex - 6 £325 - 2
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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.

1 262 (97.04%) .NET
2 253 (93.70%) .NET Framework
3 245 (90.74%) C#
4 154 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
5 153 (56.67%) ASP.NET Web API
6 151 (55.93%) SQL
7 141 (52.22%) ASP.NET
8 139 (51.48%) MVC
9 123 (45.56%) JavaScript
10 120 (44.44%) SQL Server
11 108 (40.00%) AngularJS
12 104 (38.52%) TDD
13 93 (34.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 92 (34.07%) Microsoft Azure
15 77 (28.52%) .NET Core
16 69 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
16 69 (25.56%) HTML
17 68 (25.19%) Scrum
18 67 (24.81%) CSS
19 62 (22.96%) Web Services
20 61 (22.59%) WCF
21 57 (21.11%) jQuery
22 56 (20.74%) Test Automation
22 56 (20.74%) Visual Studio
23 50 (18.52%) RESTful
24 49 (18.15%) TeamCity
24 49 (18.15%) Finance
25 48 (17.78%) Microsoft
26 47 (17.41%) Team Foundation Server
27 46 (17.04%) LINQ

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 42 (15.56%) CMS
2 19 (7.04%) Sitecore CMS
3 14 (5.19%) IIS
4 8 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.96%) Umbraco
5 6 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.48%) Confluence
7 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 92 (34.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (1.85%) Serverless
5 3 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.74%) Office 365
7 1 (0.37%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.37%) npm
7 1 (0.37%) NuGet
7 1 (0.37%) SaaS
7 1 (0.37%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.07%) DNS
1 11 (4.07%) Internet
2 10 (3.70%) IMAP
2 10 (3.70%) SMTP
3 3 (1.11%) HTTP
4 2 (0.74%) SMS
5 1 (0.37%) ICMP
5 1 (0.37%) Intranet
5 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.37%) MQTT
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 13 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (2.96%) MongoDB
5 8 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.59%) Redis
7 6 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.85%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.48%) Amazon Aurora
9 4 (1.48%) MySQL
9 4 (1.48%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.37%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 56 (20.74%) Visual Studio
2 49 (18.15%) TeamCity
3 47 (17.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (10.74%) Git (software)
5 17 (6.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 16 (5.93%) Visual Studio Team System
7 11 (4.07%) Selenium
8 9 (3.33%) InstallShield
9 6 (2.22%) MSTest
9 6 (2.22%) Ranorex
10 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.48%) JIRA
11 3 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.74%) JMeter
12 2 (0.74%) Protractor
13 1 (0.37%) Grunt
13 1 (0.37%) MSI
13 1 (0.37%) Subversion
13 1 (0.37%) webpack
General
1 49 (18.15%) Finance
2 13 (4.81%) Retail
3 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.37%) Automotive
4 1 (0.37%) Legal
4 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 261 (96.67%) Developer
2 207 (76.67%) .NET Developer
3 114 (42.22%) C# Developer
4 92 (34.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 46 (17.04%) Full Stack Developer
6 45 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 44 (16.30%) ASP.NET Developer
8 43 (15.93%) Senior .NET Developer
9 38 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 36 (13.33%) SQL Developer
11 35 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 17 (6.30%) Angular Developer
13 15 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
14 10 (3.70%) Azure Developer
15 9 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
16 8 (2.96%) Agile .NET Developer
16 8 (2.96%) Agile C# Developer
16 8 (2.96%) Agile Developer
16 8 (2.96%) SQL Server Developer
17 7 (2.59%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (97.04%) .NET
2 253 (93.70%) .NET Framework
3 153 (56.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 141 (52.22%) ASP.NET
5 108 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 93 (34.44%) ASP.NET MVC
7 77 (28.52%) .NET Core
8 69 (25.56%) HTML
9 67 (24.81%) CSS
10 62 (22.96%) Web Services
11 61 (22.59%) WCF
12 57 (21.11%) jQuery
13 50 (18.52%) RESTful
14 46 (17.04%) LINQ
15 40 (14.81%) XML
16 37 (13.70%) ASP.NET Core
17 30 (11.11%) Angular 2
18 25 (9.26%) LINQ to SQL
19 21 (7.78%) OAuth
20 16 (5.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (3.70%) User Experience
3 9 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.96%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.96%) W3C
5 4 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 3 (1.11%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.74%) Fintech
7 2 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (8.15%) Windows
2 10 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) Android
4 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (57.04%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (51.48%) MVC
3 104 (38.52%) TDD
4 69 (25.56%) Continuous Integration
5 68 (25.19%) Scrum
6 56 (20.74%) Test Automation
7 41 (15.19%) SOLID
8 40 (14.81%) API Development
9 39 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (14.07%) OO
11 37 (13.70%) Unit Testing
12 32 (11.85%) SOA
13 31 (11.48%) SDLC
14 30 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
14 30 (11.11%) E-Commerce
15 25 (9.26%) Extreme Programming
15 25 (9.26%) Web Development
16 24 (8.89%) Software Engineering
17 23 (8.52%) BDD
18 22 (8.15%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 245 (90.74%) C#
2 151 (55.93%) SQL
3 123 (45.56%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.37%) T-SQL
5 19 (7.04%) TypeScript
6 8 (2.96%) PowerShell
7 4 (1.48%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.37%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (7.41%) Degree
2 7 (2.59%) SC Cleared
2 7 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.37%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.48%) QA
2 3 (1.11%) WCAG
3 2 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.37%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (4.81%) Docker
2 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (4.44%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.48%) Ansible
2 4 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.48%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 48 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.78%) Sitecore
3 15 (5.56%) Oracle
4 6 (2.22%) Google
5 4 (1.48%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.11%) VMware
7 1 (0.37%) Apple
7 1 (0.37%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.37%) GoCardless
7 1 (0.37%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.37%) Sage
7 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.37%) SendGrid
7 1 (0.37%) Telerik