The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 33 - 53
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.38% - 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.47% - 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £325 - £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.96% +47.30%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 68 84 140
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.05% 30.22% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 78
Median daily rate £325 £349 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Southampton

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) NuGet
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) NuGet
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) SignalR
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) Task Parallel Library
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Xamarin