Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 215 241
Rank change year-on-year -44 +26 +32
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 126 145 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 0.94% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.46% 3.44% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 110 114
South East median daily rate £391 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.79% +3.70% -
10th Percentile £320 £313 £298
90th Percentile £479 £438 £429
England median daily rate £385 £355 £350
% change year-on-year +8.45% +1.43% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
South East median hourly rate - - £60.62
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +11.84% +32.17%

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 5,121 4,210 4,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.87% 27.22% 25.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,250 2,602 3,066
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £288 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 75 110
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £8.00 £15.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £56.75 £57.50 £55.55
England median hourly rate £42.38 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.37% +9.33% +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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -13 38 £443 +10.63% 17
Hampshire -14 31 £350 -6.67% 12
Thames Valley -7 25 £403 +0.63% 21
Kent -17 14 £400 +18.52% 10
Berkshire -7 13 £393 -3.38% 12
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £414 +3.44% 6
East Sussex -4 8 £370 +5.71% 5
Middlesex - 4 £375 -
West Sussex -6 2 £575 +43.75% 10
Oxfordshire 0 1 £300 -25.00% 3
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 125 (99.21%) .NET
1 125 (99.21%) .NET Framework
2 116 (92.06%) C#
3 82 (65.08%) JavaScript
4 77 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (61.11%) ASP.NET
5 70 (55.56%) MVC
6 69 (54.76%) SQL Server
7 57 (45.24%) AngularJS
8 56 (44.44%) jQuery
9 53 (42.06%) SQL
10 49 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (38.10%) HTML
12 44 (34.92%) CSS
13 43 (34.13%) TDD
14 36 (28.57%) Scrum
14 36 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (27.78%) WCF
16 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
17 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (20.63%) Web Development
19 25 (19.84%) RESTful
20 24 (19.05%) Unit Testing
20 24 (19.05%) Visual Studio
21 23 (18.25%) XML
22 21 (16.67%) E-Commerce
23 20 (15.87%) NHibernate
24 19 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
25 18 (14.29%) Angular 2

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 12 (9.52%) IIS
2 8 (6.35%) CMS
3 7 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.97%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.59%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.79%) Confluence
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.79%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) HTTP
2 4 (3.17%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) DNS
3 1 (0.79%) IMAP
3 1 (0.79%) SAN
3 1 (0.79%) SMS
3 1 (0.79%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (54.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.38%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.59%) MS Access
5 2 (1.59%) Power BI
5 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.79%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) MySQL
6 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 18 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
3 17 (13.49%) TeamCity
4 16 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (8.73%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (6.35%) Selenium
7 7 (5.56%) NUnit
8 6 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.76%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.97%) JIRA
10 4 (3.17%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.59%) NSubstitute
11 2 (1.59%) StarTeam
12 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.79%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
12 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.79%) Moq
12 1 (0.79%) MSI
12 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 15 (11.90%) Finance
2 1 (0.79%) Advertising
2 1 (0.79%) Multimedia
2 1 (0.79%) Retail
2 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 113 (89.68%) Developer
2 79 (62.70%) .NET Developer
3 51 (40.48%) C# Developer
4 44 (34.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (23.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 18 (14.29%) SQL Developer
7 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (12.70%) Angular Developer
9 15 (11.90%) Web Developer
10 14 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (11.11%) Senior Developer
11 13 (10.32%) Agile .NET Developer
11 13 (10.32%) Agile C# Developer
11 13 (10.32%) Agile Developer
12 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 7 (5.56%) Full Stack Web Developer
13 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
13 7 (5.56%) Support Engineer
14 6 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (99.21%) .NET
1 125 (99.21%) .NET Framework
2 77 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 57 (45.24%) AngularJS
4 56 (44.44%) jQuery
5 49 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 48 (38.10%) HTML
7 44 (34.92%) CSS
8 36 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (27.78%) WCF
10 25 (19.84%) RESTful
11 23 (18.25%) XML
12 20 (15.87%) NHibernate
13 18 (14.29%) Angular 2
13 18 (14.29%) Web Services
14 16 (12.70%) HTML5
15 15 (11.90%) Autofac
15 15 (11.90%) Castle Windsor
15 15 (11.90%) Ninject
15 15 (11.90%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.97%) W3C
3 3 (2.38%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (1.59%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.59%) RIA
5 1 (0.79%) Clustering
5 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.79%) Fintech
5 1 (0.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.79%) Replication
5 1 (0.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Android
2 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (55.56%) MVC
3 43 (34.13%) TDD
4 36 (28.57%) Scrum
5 26 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (20.63%) Web Development
6 24 (19.05%) Unit Testing
7 21 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 19 (15.08%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (14.29%) Mentoring
10 16 (12.70%) Dependency Injection
10 16 (12.70%) Deployment Automation
10 16 (12.70%) SOA
11 15 (11.90%) Web Application Development
12 14 (11.11%) Kanban
12 14 (11.11%) Microservices
13 13 (10.32%) API Design
14 12 (9.52%) Test Automation
15 8 (6.35%) API Development
15 8 (6.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 116 (92.06%) C#
2 82 (65.08%) JavaScript
3 53 (42.06%) SQL
4 14 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 7 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.76%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.17%) Java
8 2 (1.59%) C++
8 2 (1.59%) PHP
8 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.59%) VB
9 1 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.79%) Perl
9 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.79%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 31 (24.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.49%) Oracle
3 7 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.97%) Capita
5 4 (3.17%) Telerik
6 3 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.59%) Borland
7 2 (1.59%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.79%) Facebook
8 1 (0.79%) Google
8 1 (0.79%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.79%) SAP
8 1 (0.79%) Sybase
8 1 (0.79%) Tableau