Period
to 18 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 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
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 303 360
Rank change year-on-year -31 +57 -71
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 734 750 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.83% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.22% 2.58% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 576 526
UK median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £306 £286 £300
90th Percentile £550 £556 £502
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 11
UK median hourly rate £43.00 £51.25 £47.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.10% +7.15% +66.37%
10th Percentile £39.40 £18.62 £37.00
90th Percentile £44.20 £57.50 £69.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £23.00 £47.83
% change year-on-year +86.96% -51.91% +36.66%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 33,016 29,120 30,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.17% 32.06% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,203 20,164 21,054
UK median daily rate £470 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.82% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £288
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 343 377 412
UK median hourly rate £42.27 £40.26 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.98% +7.36% +7.14%
10th Percentile £15.57 £15.70 £13.50
90th Percentile £67.45 £53.75 £56.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in the UK

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in the UK

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in the UK

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework in the UK

Entity Framework
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 18 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
England -50 623 £380 +7.04% 444
UK excluding London -35 476 £375 +7.14% 354
London -13 248 £463 -1.60% 119
North of England +1 140 £350 +3.47% 103
South East -32 113 £390 +11.43% 77
North West +1 71 £365 +12.31% 48
Yorkshire -12 65 £350 +2.94% 44
Scotland -28 62 £400 +6.67% 17
Midlands -28 56 £325 - 81
South West +14 49 £370 +8.82% 35
West Midlands -22 39 £320 -1.54% 37
Wales -10 35 £405 +11.72% 6
East Midlands -17 17 £350 +6.06% 44
East of England -33 17 £350 - 29
Northern Ireland +17 4 - - 6
North East -9 4 £350 +2.94% 11

For the 6 months to 18 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 with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 698 (95.10%) .NET
2 691 (94.14%) .NET Framework
3 671 (91.42%) C#
4 500 (68.12%) SQL Server
5 495 (67.44%) MVC
6 444 (60.49%) ASP.NET
7 379 (51.63%) JavaScript
8 366 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
9 337 (45.91%) SQL
10 329 (44.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 296 (40.33%) AngularJS
12 275 (37.47%) HTML
13 274 (37.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 256 (34.88%) CSS
15 242 (32.97%) jQuery
16 216 (29.43%) Microsoft
17 205 (27.93%) TDD
18 194 (26.43%) Microsoft Azure
19 158 (21.53%) Unit Testing
20 141 (19.21%) Visual Studio
21 137 (18.66%) Finance
21 137 (18.66%) Scrum
22 127 (17.30%) WCF
23 120 (16.35%) Git (software)
24 118 (16.08%) .NET Core
25 116 (15.80%) Web Services
26 115 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
27 111 (15.12%) T-SQL
28 104 (14.17%) HTML5
29 102 (13.90%) Continuous Integration

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 28 (3.81%) NServiceBus
2 26 (3.54%) CMS
3 25 (3.41%) IIS
4 15 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (1.91%) SharePoint
6 7 (0.95%) Umbraco
7 5 (0.68%) Apache
8 4 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.27%) Kentico
10 2 (0.27%) nginx
10 2 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.14%) Confluence
11 1 (0.14%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) InVision
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.41%) Endur
2 3 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 194 (26.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (1.23%) PaaS
4 8 (1.09%) IaaS
5 7 (0.95%) Office 365
6 5 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.68%) npm
6 5 (0.68%) NuGet
6 5 (0.68%) SaaS
7 4 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.54%) Serverless
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.04%) HTTP
2 6 (0.82%) WEP
3 4 (0.54%) Internet
3 4 (0.54%) Intranet
3 4 (0.54%) SMS
4 2 (0.27%) AMQP
4 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.27%) Network Security
5 1 (0.14%) 4G
5 1 (0.14%) 5G
5 1 (0.14%) SAN
5 1 (0.14%) Skype
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 500 (68.12%) SQL Server
2 52 (7.08%) Relational Database
3 45 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 43 (5.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 42 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 41 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 32 (4.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 29 (3.95%) Azure SQL Database
9 23 (3.13%) RDBMS
10 20 (2.72%) Redis
11 16 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
11 16 (2.18%) DB2
12 15 (2.04%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (1.09%) Oracle Database
17 7 (0.95%) Power BI
18 6 (0.82%) Oracle Database 12c
19 5 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 141 (19.21%) Visual Studio
2 120 (16.35%) Git (software)
3 115 (15.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 91 (12.40%) NUnit
5 67 (9.13%) TeamCity
6 47 (6.40%) MSTest
7 44 (5.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 39 (5.31%) Visual Studio Team System
9 38 (5.18%) Selenium
10 34 (4.63%) SpecFlow
11 30 (4.09%) Jenkins
11 30 (4.09%) JIRA
12 27 (3.68%) Subversion
13 18 (2.45%) Jasmine
14 14 (1.91%) Moq
15 13 (1.77%) ReSharper
16 8 (1.09%) ER Studio
16 8 (1.09%) NSubstitute
17 7 (0.95%) Bitbucket
17 7 (0.95%) git-flow
General
1 137 (18.66%) Finance
2 54 (7.36%) Banking
3 26 (3.54%) Retail
4 17 (2.32%) Law
5 15 (2.04%) Back Office
5 15 (2.04%) Legal
6 13 (1.77%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.50%) Marketing
8 10 (1.36%) Front Office
9 8 (1.09%) Advertising
9 8 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.09%) Telecoms
10 7 (0.95%) Automotive
11 5 (0.68%) Music Industry
12 2 (0.27%) Electronics
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 669 (91.14%) Developer
2 436 (59.40%) .NET Developer
3 268 (36.51%) C# Developer
4 170 (23.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 106 (14.44%) Full Stack Developer
6 87 (11.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 75 (10.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 72 (9.81%) SQL Developer
9 66 (8.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 62 (8.45%) Angular Developer
11 58 (7.90%) Senior Developer
12 54 (7.36%) Software Developer
13 39 (5.31%) Agile Developer
14 36 (4.90%) Senior .NET Developer
15 33 (4.50%) Agile C# Developer
16 32 (4.36%) Web Developer
17 30 (4.09%) Agile .NET Developer
18 28 (3.81%) JavaScript Developer
19 27 (3.68%) Lead Developer
19 27 (3.68%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 698 (95.10%) .NET
2 691 (94.14%) .NET Framework
3 444 (60.49%) ASP.NET
4 329 (44.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 296 (40.33%) AngularJS
6 275 (37.47%) HTML
7 274 (37.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 256 (34.88%) CSS
9 242 (32.97%) jQuery
10 127 (17.30%) WCF
11 118 (16.08%) .NET Core
12 116 (15.80%) Web Services
13 104 (14.17%) HTML5
14 93 (12.67%) LINQ
15 83 (11.31%) RESTful
16 82 (11.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 74 (10.08%) Angular 2
18 72 (9.81%) REST
19 68 (9.26%) React
20 62 (8.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 75 (10.22%) Greenfield Project
2 26 (3.54%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (3.54%) Fintech
3 22 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.00%) User Experience
4 18 (2.45%) N-Tier
5 17 (2.32%) Fixed Income
5 17 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (1.91%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.09%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.09%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.95%) W3C
9 6 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 6 (0.82%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.54%) Derivative
10 4 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.41%) Animation
11 3 (0.41%) NHS
11 3 (0.41%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 60 (8.17%) Windows
2 6 (0.82%) Android
2 6 (0.82%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.68%) Nucleus RTOS
3 5 (0.68%) Windows Phone
3 5 (0.68%) Windows Server
4 3 (0.41%) Linux
5 2 (0.27%) Unix
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (67.44%) MVC
2 366 (49.86%) Agile Software Development
3 205 (27.93%) TDD
4 158 (21.53%) Unit Testing
5 137 (18.66%) Scrum
6 102 (13.90%) Continuous Integration
7 83 (11.31%) Web Development
8 80 (10.90%) BDD
8 80 (10.90%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (10.22%) OO
10 73 (9.95%) SOLID
11 67 (9.13%) Microservices
12 56 (7.63%) SOA
13 55 (7.49%) SDLC
14 54 (7.36%) Dependency Injection
15 48 (6.54%) OOP
15 48 (6.54%) Test Automation
16 47 (6.40%) Software Engineering
17 45 (6.13%) E-Commerce
18 43 (5.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 671 (91.42%) C#
2 379 (51.63%) JavaScript
3 337 (45.91%) SQL
4 111 (15.12%) T-SQL
5 66 (8.99%) TypeScript
6 29 (3.95%) VB.NET
7 20 (2.72%) PowerShell
8 16 (2.18%) Java
9 10 (1.36%) C++
10 9 (1.23%) C
10 9 (1.23%) PL/SQL
11 8 (1.09%) ES6
11 8 (1.09%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.82%) Python
13 5 (0.68%) PHP
13 5 (0.68%) Scala
14 4 (0.54%) F#
14 4 (0.54%) XAML
15 3 (0.41%) ES7
16 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 26 (3.54%) Security Cleared
2 22 (3.00%) Degree
3 13 (1.77%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.41%) MCTS
7 3 (0.41%) PhD
8 2 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.27%) HND
8 2 (0.27%) MCSD
9 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.14%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.18%) QA
2 7 (0.95%) SLA
3 4 (0.54%) GDPR
3 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.41%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.27%) MiFID
5 2 (0.27%) WCAG
6 1 (0.14%) GCP
6 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 50 (6.81%) Docker
2 6 (0.82%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.09%) Control-M
2 6 (0.82%) SCCM
2 6 (0.82%) vCenter Server
3 3 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.27%) Ansible
5 1 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.14%) Grafana
5 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.14%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 216 (29.43%) Microsoft
2 52 (7.08%) Oracle
3 17 (2.32%) Telerik
4 15 (2.04%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.91%) Teradata
6 10 (1.36%) Capita
7 8 (1.09%) Embarcadero
8 7 (0.95%) Xamarin
9 6 (0.82%) VMware
10 5 (0.68%) Google
10 5 (0.68%) Sybase
11 4 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.41%) Borland
12 3 (0.41%) IBM
12 3 (0.41%) iManage
12 3 (0.41%) SAP
13 2 (0.27%) Intapp
13 2 (0.27%) OpenLink
13 2 (0.27%) RedGate
13 2 (0.27%) Yahoo!