The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 29 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.

Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Staffordshire / Stoke-on-Trent
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 5.56% 3.33% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.43% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £225 - -
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 £23.00 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -55.38% +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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14 23 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 25.93% 38.33% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 12
Median daily rate £250 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £305 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 Stoke-on-Trent

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 29 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (100.00%) System Testing
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) StructureMap
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) AutoMapper
1 6 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 6 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
3 4 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
3 4 (66.67%) NHS
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 6 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) AutoMapper
1 6 (100.00%) jQuery
1 6 (100.00%) LINQ
1 6 (100.00%) StructureMap
1 6 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) System Testing
1 6 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Workflow
3 4 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 6 (100.00%) TypeScript