Period
to 25 June 2019

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 25 June 2019 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
25 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 190 244 216
Rank change year-on-year +54 -28 +17
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 180 128 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 0.77% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.26% 2.50% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 106 110
South East median daily rate £425 £394 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.94% +12.50% +3.70%
10th Percentile £350 £320 £313
90th Percentile £500 £478 £438
England median daily rate £450 £388 £355
% change year-on-year +16.13% +9.15% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -2.33% +1.18% +13.33%

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 4,228 5,119 4,191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.70% 30.81% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,700 3,249 2,601
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £330 £313 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 75
South East median hourly rate £48.95 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £20.12 £8.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.75 £57.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +3.53% +3.03% +10.00%

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 25 June 2019.

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 25 June 2019. 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 +37 54 £500 +12.99% 6
Thames Valley +32 46 £425 +5.59% 9
Berkshire -2 23 £463 +17.83% 4
Hampshire -9 23 £500 +42.86% 3
West Sussex +31 20 £413 -28.26% 3
Kent +1 20 £388 -3.13% 5
East Sussex -1 19 £388 +3.33% 4
Buckinghamshire +27 17 £365 -11.78% 3
Middlesex +17 12 £500 +33.33%
Oxfordshire +32 6 £425 +41.67% 2
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2019, 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.

1 169 (93.89%) .NET
2 168 (93.33%) C#
3 155 (86.11%) .NET Framework
4 104 (57.78%) JavaScript
5 102 (56.67%) ASP.NET
6 97 (53.89%) SQL Server
7 93 (51.67%) AngularJS
8 90 (50.00%) MVC
9 88 (48.89%) SQL
10 87 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
11 78 (43.33%) HTML
12 77 (42.78%) ASP.NET Web API
13 74 (41.11%) TDD
14 71 (39.44%) CSS
15 63 (35.00%) Web Services
16 61 (33.89%) jQuery
17 55 (30.56%) .NET Core
18 53 (29.44%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
20 44 (24.44%) Visual Studio
20 44 (24.44%) Microsoft
21 41 (22.78%) WCF
21 41 (22.78%) SOLID
22 40 (22.22%) RESTful
23 39 (21.67%) Angular 2
24 37 (20.56%) Team Foundation Server
25 36 (20.00%) Scrum
26 33 (18.33%) T-SQL
27 30 (16.67%) JSON
28 29 (16.11%) 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 8 (4.44%) IIS
2 7 (3.89%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.33%) CMS
4 5 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.22%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 51 (28.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.67%) Serverless
3 10 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (5.56%) Azure Functions
4 2 (1.11%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) HTTP
1 1 (0.56%) Internet
1 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (53.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 17 (9.44%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 9 (5.00%) Cosmos DB
5 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.89%) MongoDB
7 6 (3.33%) SQL Server 2016
8 5 (2.78%) Redis
9 3 (1.67%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
10 2 (1.11%) MySQL
10 2 (1.11%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (24.44%) Visual Studio
2 37 (20.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (12.78%) Git (software)
4 17 (9.44%) TeamCity
5 15 (8.33%) NUnit
6 14 (7.78%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (3.89%) Bitbucket
7 7 (3.89%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (3.33%) Subversion
9 5 (2.78%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.78%) StyleCop
10 4 (2.22%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.67%) Moq
12 2 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.11%) JIRA
12 2 (1.11%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 17 (9.44%) Finance
2 5 (2.78%) Automotive
2 5 (2.78%) Legal
3 3 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.11%) Electronics
4 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Law
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 156 (86.67%) Developer
2 92 (51.11%) .NET Developer
3 81 (45.00%) C# Developer
4 64 (35.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (17.78%) Full Stack Developer
6 26 (14.44%) Angular Developer
7 16 (8.89%) Senior Developer
8 15 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (7.22%) ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (7.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (7.22%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.44%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 6 (3.33%) Web Developer
14 5 (2.78%) Azure DevOps
14 5 (2.78%) SQL Server Developer
15 4 (2.22%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (93.89%) .NET
2 155 (86.11%) .NET Framework
3 102 (56.67%) ASP.NET
4 93 (51.67%) AngularJS
5 78 (43.33%) HTML
6 77 (42.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 71 (39.44%) CSS
8 63 (35.00%) Web Services
9 61 (33.89%) jQuery
10 55 (30.56%) .NET Core
11 53 (29.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 41 (22.78%) WCF
13 40 (22.22%) RESTful
14 39 (21.67%) Angular 2
15 30 (16.67%) JSON
16 29 (16.11%) LINQ
16 29 (16.11%) XML
17 26 (14.44%) REST
18 24 (13.33%) HTML5
19 16 (8.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.89%) Algorithms
3 6 (3.33%) User Experience
4 5 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.67%) iPad
6 2 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.56%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (50.00%) MVC
2 87 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (41.11%) TDD
4 41 (22.78%) SOLID
5 36 (20.00%) Scrum
6 29 (16.11%) BDD
7 24 (13.33%) Microservices
8 23 (12.78%) DevOps
8 23 (12.78%) OO
9 18 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (8.89%) SOA
10 16 (8.89%) Software Engineering
11 15 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (8.33%) Migration
11 15 (8.33%) Web Development
12 14 (7.78%) API Development
12 14 (7.78%) Unit Testing
13 13 (7.22%) Data Integration
14 12 (6.67%) B2C
14 12 (6.67%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 168 (93.33%) C#
2 104 (57.78%) JavaScript
3 88 (48.89%) SQL
4 33 (18.33%) T-SQL
5 18 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 10 (5.56%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.11%) Java
7 2 (1.11%) XAML
8 1 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.89%) Security Cleared
4 6 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.11%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (6.11%) Docker
2 9 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (6.11%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.11%) Ansible
2 2 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Kibana
Vendors
1 44 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.00%) Xamarin
3 7 (3.89%) Oracle
4 3 (1.67%) SAP
5 2 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.56%) Google
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.56%) Telerik