Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 223 249
Rank change year-on-year +7 +26 +40
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 184 151 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 0.95% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.45% 3.42% 3.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 113 100
South East median daily rate £413 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.86% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £263
90th Percentile £491 £438 £432
England median daily rate £390 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +4.00% +6.76% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £31.35
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +77.08% -49.30%

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 5,338 4,412 4,930
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.96% 27.66% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,479 2,654 3,188
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.10% +2.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 83 126
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.40 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £41.61 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.03% +9.59% -1.35%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +17 63 £450 +12.50% 16
Hampshire -10 44 £350 -11.39% 17
Thames Valley +2 30 £403 +4.55% 27
Kent -3 23 £425 +25.00% 9
Berkshire -5 15 £384 +0.66% 11
Buckinghamshire +18 12 £413 +20.00% 6
East Sussex -10 12 £375 +7.14% 3
Middlesex - 10 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire -7 3 £430 +7.50% 10
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 180 (97.83%) .NET
2 179 (97.28%) .NET Framework
3 178 (96.74%) C#
4 113 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
5 108 (58.70%) ASP.NET
6 105 (57.07%) JavaScript
7 102 (55.43%) MVC
8 98 (53.26%) SQL
9 90 (48.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 85 (46.20%) SQL Server
11 73 (39.67%) AngularJS
12 69 (37.50%) jQuery
13 66 (35.87%) HTML
14 63 (34.24%) Microsoft Azure
15 61 (33.15%) TDD
16 60 (32.61%) CSS
17 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET MVC
18 54 (29.35%) Visual Studio
19 52 (28.26%) Microsoft
20 49 (26.63%) Scrum
21 42 (22.83%) XML
21 42 (22.83%) WCF
22 38 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
22 38 (20.65%) .NET Core
23 34 (18.48%) LINQ
24 33 (17.93%) Web Services
25 32 (17.39%) Test Automation
26 31 (16.85%) RESTful
26 31 (16.85%) Finance
27 30 (16.30%) E-Commerce

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 18 (9.78%) CMS
1 18 (9.78%) IIS
2 15 (8.15%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (3.26%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.63%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 63 (34.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.17%) Office 365
4 2 (1.09%) NuGet
5 1 (0.54%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.54%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.43%) Internet
2 8 (4.35%) DNS
2 8 (4.35%) IMAP
2 8 (4.35%) SMTP
3 6 (3.26%) HTTP
4 2 (1.09%) SMS
5 1 (0.54%) Intranet
5 1 (0.54%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (46.20%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.52%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (1.63%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.09%) MS Access
6 2 (1.09%) Power BI
6 2 (1.09%) Redis
7 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (29.35%) Visual Studio
2 28 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (13.59%) TeamCity
4 20 (10.87%) Git (software)
5 16 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (8.15%) Octopus Deploy
7 14 (7.61%) Selenium
8 7 (3.80%) InstallShield
8 7 (3.80%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.26%) NUnit
10 5 (2.72%) JIRA
11 4 (2.17%) MSTest
11 4 (2.17%) Ranorex
11 4 (2.17%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.09%) JMeter
12 2 (1.09%) NSubstitute
12 2 (1.09%) Protractor
12 2 (1.09%) StarTeam
13 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.54%) Subversion
General
1 31 (16.85%) Finance
2 3 (1.63%) Retail
3 1 (0.54%) Advertising
3 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
3 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (91.85%) Developer
2 124 (67.39%) .NET Developer
3 69 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 62 (33.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (21.74%) Full Stack Developer
6 31 (16.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 26 (14.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 24 (13.04%) Senior .NET Developer
8 24 (13.04%) Senior Developer
8 24 (13.04%) SQL Developer
9 20 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 15 (8.15%) Agile .NET Developer
10 15 (8.15%) Agile C# Developer
10 15 (8.15%) Agile Developer
10 15 (8.15%) Angular Developer
11 13 (7.07%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.43%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Developer
14 7 (3.80%) .NET Web Developer
14 7 (3.80%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (97.83%) .NET
2 179 (97.28%) .NET Framework
3 108 (58.70%) ASP.NET
4 90 (48.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 73 (39.67%) AngularJS
6 69 (37.50%) jQuery
7 66 (35.87%) HTML
8 60 (32.61%) CSS
9 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET MVC
10 42 (22.83%) WCF
10 42 (22.83%) XML
11 38 (20.65%) .NET Core
12 34 (18.48%) LINQ
13 33 (17.93%) Web Services
14 31 (16.85%) RESTful
15 22 (11.96%) LINQ to SQL
16 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (9.78%) NHibernate
17 17 (9.24%) Angular 2
17 17 (9.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.52%) W3C
2 7 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.26%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.17%) User Experience
6 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.09%) RIA
8 1 (0.54%) Fintech
8 1 (0.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.24%) Windows
2 4 (2.17%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.54%) Android
3 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (61.41%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (55.43%) MVC
3 61 (33.15%) TDD
4 49 (26.63%) Scrum
5 38 (20.65%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (17.39%) Test Automation
7 30 (16.30%) E-Commerce
8 25 (13.59%) API Development
8 25 (13.59%) Web Development
9 23 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 21 (11.41%) Microservices
11 19 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
11 19 (10.33%) SOA
11 19 (10.33%) SOLID
12 18 (9.78%) Mentoring
13 17 (9.24%) Deployment Automation
14 16 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
14 16 (8.70%) OO
14 16 (8.70%) SDLC
15 15 (8.15%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 178 (96.74%) C#
2 105 (57.07%) JavaScript
3 98 (53.26%) SQL
4 16 (8.70%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.26%) TypeScript
5 6 (3.26%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.09%) C++
6 2 (1.09%) Java
6 2 (1.09%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.09%) VB
7 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.26%) Degree
4 3 (1.63%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.54%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) GCP
2 1 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (2.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.54%) SCOrch
1 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (28.26%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.24%) Oracle
3 15 (8.15%) Sitecore
4 8 (4.35%) Capita
5 4 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.09%) Borland
6 2 (1.09%) Telerik
6 2 (1.09%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.54%) Google
7 1 (0.54%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.54%) Sage
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) SendGrid
7 1 (0.54%) Sybase
7 1 (0.54%) Tableau