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 3 months to 24 April 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
England / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 183 199
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 78 92 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.96% 0.94% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.54% 3.84% 3.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 50
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £325
% change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £60.62 £35.00
% change year-on-year -62.05% +73.18%  

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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2201 2398 2336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.17% 24.63% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1601 1417
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 42 44
Median hourly rate £45.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.42% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £47.50 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 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
Kent +15 23 £338 - 5
Hampshire +13 14 £380 +1.33% 9
Surrey +11 13 £425 +6.25% 2
East Sussex 0 10 £350 +4.47% 7
West Sussex +8 7 £400 +28.00% 7
Berkshire +14 5 £413 +3.12% 2
Buckinghamshire -5 4 £400 +45.45% 1
Oxfordshire -9 2 £400 - 2
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 144 (93.51%) .NET
2 141 (91.56%) .NET Framework
3 138 (89.61%) C#
4 76 (49.35%) SQL
5 74 (48.05%) MVC
6 73 (47.40%) SQL Server
7 72 (46.75%) TDD
8 69 (44.81%) Team Foundation Server
9 68 (44.16%) Web Services
10 61 (39.61%) ASP.NET
11 60 (38.96%) JavaScript
12 59 (38.31%) AngularJS
13 56 (36.36%) LINQ
13 56 (36.36%) XML
13 56 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
14 49 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
15 43 (27.92%) JSON
16 41 (26.62%) LINQ to SQL
16 41 (26.62%) Algorithms
17 38 (24.68%) Concurrent Programming
17 38 (24.68%) HTML
18 37 (24.03%) Data Management
18 37 (24.03%) Multithreading
18 37 (24.03%) Multithreaded Programming
19 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (20.13%) CSS
21 27 (17.53%) REST
22 26 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
23 25 (16.23%) Scrum
24 24 (15.58%) Finance

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 7 (4.55%) NServiceBus
2 5 (3.25%) IIS
3 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.30%) CMS
3 2 (1.30%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.65%) JBoss
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) DNS
1 2 (1.30%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (47.40%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (7.14%) NoSQL
5 9 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.19%) Azure SQL Database
6 8 (5.19%) DB2
6 8 (5.19%) MongoDB
6 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.90%) RDBMS
8 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.95%) GIS
10 2 (1.30%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.65%) Event Store
11 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 69 (44.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.04%) TeamCity
3 16 (10.39%) Visual Studio
4 13 (8.44%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.19%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (4.55%) JSUnit
7 6 (3.90%) GoCD
7 6 (3.90%) NUnit
8 4 (2.60%) Grunt
9 3 (1.95%) JIRA
9 3 (1.95%) Selenium
9 3 (1.95%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.95%) Subversion
10 2 (1.30%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.30%) Hudson
10 2 (1.30%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.30%) JUnit
10 2 (1.30%) MSI
10 2 (1.30%) NuGet
10 2 (1.30%) WiX
General
1 24 (15.58%) Finance
2 5 (3.25%) Automotive
3 4 (2.60%) German Language
3 4 (2.60%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Back Office
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Electronics
4 1 (0.65%) Front Office
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 149 (96.75%) Developer
2 98 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 85 (55.19%) C# Developer
4 66 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (13.64%) SQL Developer
6 19 (12.34%) Senior Developer
7 18 (11.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 16 (10.39%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 16 (10.39%) Senior C# Developer
9 12 (7.79%) Full Stack Developer
10 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Agile .NET Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Agile C# Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Agile Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Angular Developer
12 7 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (3.25%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (93.51%) .NET
2 141 (91.56%) .NET Framework
3 68 (44.16%) Web Services
4 61 (39.61%) ASP.NET
5 59 (38.31%) AngularJS
6 56 (36.36%) LINQ
6 56 (36.36%) XML
7 49 (31.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (27.92%) JSON
9 41 (26.62%) LINQ to SQL
10 38 (24.68%) HTML
11 32 (20.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 31 (20.13%) CSS
13 27 (17.53%) REST
14 24 (15.58%) jQuery
15 23 (14.94%) WCF
16 18 (11.69%) HTML5
17 13 (8.44%) SOAP
18 12 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 11 (7.14%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 41 (26.62%) Algorithms
2 10 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.84%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.90%) User Experience
5 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.65%) AS400
6 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.65%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.65%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.49%) Windows
2 4 (2.60%) Android
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (48.05%) MVC
2 72 (46.75%) TDD
3 56 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (24.68%) Concurrent Programming
5 37 (24.03%) Data Management
5 37 (24.03%) Multithreaded Programming
5 37 (24.03%) Multithreading
6 26 (16.88%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (16.23%) Scrum
8 17 (11.04%) Unit Testing
9 14 (9.09%) Migration
9 14 (9.09%) SOA
9 14 (9.09%) SOLID
10 13 (8.44%) BDD
10 13 (8.44%) Domain-Driven Design
10 13 (8.44%) High Availability
10 13 (8.44%) Statistics
11 12 (7.79%) Dependency Injection
12 11 (7.14%) DevOps
12 11 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (89.61%) C#
2 76 (49.35%) SQL
3 60 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 17 (11.04%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.55%) TypeScript
6 4 (2.60%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.95%) C++
8 2 (1.30%) Java
8 2 (1.30%) Python
8 2 (1.30%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) C
9 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.65%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
1 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (12.99%) Oracle
2 18 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.60%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.30%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.65%) Luciad
5 1 (0.65%) Mercator
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.65%) Telerik
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