Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 222 233
Rank change year-on-year -38 +11 +2
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 114 137 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.70% 0.90% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.46% 3.28% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 93 133
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.45% -4.83%
10th Percentile £311 £313 £283
90th Percentile £465 £436 £475
England median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £46.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.72% -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £38.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -31.17% -12.00% -

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 4,631 4,180 4,875
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.52% 27.41% 26.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,898 2,510 3,193
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +4.05%
10th Percentile £304 £281 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 101 137
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £21.33 £18.22 £14.45
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £55.55
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 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 -22 36 £350 +3.70% 17
Thames Valley -21 28 £400 - 30
East Sussex +5 17 £358 -1.38% 6
Surrey -19 16 £438 +13.64% 19
Hampshire +6 13 £365 +4.29% 19
Berkshire -12 13 £400 - 12
Oxfordshire -2 9 £400 - 11
Buckinghamshire -28 6 £382 +1.73% 7
West Sussex -10 3 £450 +28.57% 7
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 113 (99.12%) .NET
1 113 (99.12%) .NET Framework
2 96 (84.21%) C#
3 76 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 72 (63.16%) MVC
5 70 (61.40%) JavaScript
6 64 (56.14%) HTML
7 63 (55.26%) ASP.NET
8 60 (52.63%) CSS
9 58 (50.88%) AngularJS
10 49 (42.98%) SQL
10 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
11 48 (42.11%) TDD
11 48 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 41 (35.96%) jQuery
13 37 (32.46%) Web Services
14 33 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
15 29 (25.44%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 25 (21.93%) Scrum
17 25 (21.93%) HTML5
18 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
18 22 (19.30%) T-SQL
19 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (16.67%) Web Development
21 18 (15.79%) Web Application Development
22 17 (14.91%) JSON
22 17 (14.91%) Oracle
22 17 (14.91%) XML
23 16 (14.04%) Visual Studio

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 4 (3.51%) NServiceBus
2 3 (2.63%) Confluence
2 3 (2.63%) IIS
3 2 (1.75%) CMS
3 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.88%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.63%) npm
3 2 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.75%) Office 365
4 1 (0.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.75%) SMS
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (11.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (10.53%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.51%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (3.51%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (3.51%) Redis
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.75%) MySQL
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (25.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (14.04%) Visual Studio
3 14 (12.28%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.14%) NUnit
5 5 (4.39%) Grunt
5 5 (4.39%) gulp
5 5 (4.39%) JIRA
5 5 (4.39%) Moq
6 4 (3.51%) Selenium
6 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.63%) Bower
7 3 (2.63%) Fiddler
7 3 (2.63%) Firebug
7 3 (2.63%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.63%) Subversion
8 2 (1.75%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.88%) MSTest
General
1 12 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (0.88%) Advertising
2 1 (0.88%) Banking
2 1 (0.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (97.37%) Developer
2 59 (51.75%) .NET Developer
3 55 (48.25%) C# Developer
4 33 (28.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (24.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (14.91%) SQL Developer
7 16 (14.04%) Web Developer
8 14 (12.28%) .NET Web Developer
9 13 (11.40%) Database Developer
9 13 (11.40%) Senior Developer
9 13 (11.40%) SQL Database Developer
9 13 (11.40%) SSIS Developer
9 13 (11.40%) T-SQL Developer
10 12 (10.53%) Angular Developer
11 11 (9.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 10 (8.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (7.89%) Full Stack Web Developer
13 9 (7.89%) Senior C# Developer
14 8 (7.02%) Agile .NET Developer
14 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (99.12%) .NET
1 113 (99.12%) .NET Framework
2 64 (56.14%) HTML
3 63 (55.26%) ASP.NET
4 60 (52.63%) CSS
5 58 (50.88%) AngularJS
6 48 (42.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 41 (35.96%) jQuery
8 37 (32.46%) Web Services
9 33 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (21.93%) HTML5
11 17 (14.91%) JSON
11 17 (14.91%) XML
12 16 (14.04%) CSS3
12 16 (14.04%) LINQ
13 15 (13.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (12.28%) WCF
15 11 (9.65%) .NET Core
15 11 (9.65%) LINQ to SQL
15 11 (9.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.40%) Algorithms
2 10 (8.77%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.02%) N-Tier
4 5 (4.39%) User Experience
5 4 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.14%) Windows
2 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.16%) MVC
2 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (42.11%) TDD
4 25 (21.93%) Scrum
5 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (16.67%) Web Development
7 18 (15.79%) Web Application Development
8 14 (12.28%) High Availability
8 14 (12.28%) Migration
9 13 (11.40%) Data Management
9 13 (11.40%) SDLC
9 13 (11.40%) Statistics
10 10 (8.77%) E-Commerce
11 9 (7.89%) Dependency Injection
11 9 (7.89%) Refactoring
11 9 (7.89%) SOA
11 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.14%) BDD
12 7 (6.14%) Logistics
13 6 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 96 (84.21%) C#
2 70 (61.40%) JavaScript
3 49 (42.98%) SQL
4 22 (19.30%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.75%) PHP
5 2 (1.75%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.75%) TypeScript
5 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.88%) Java
6 1 (0.88%) Perl
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (7.89%) Degree
2 8 (7.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.88%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.89%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.88%) PSD2
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 22 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.91%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Xamarin
4 4 (3.51%) Sybase
5 3 (2.63%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.75%) Google
6 2 (1.75%) Telerik
7 1 (0.88%) Capita
7 1 (0.88%) Facebook