The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 54 56 52
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 11 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.43% 1.61% 1.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.64% 6.88% 6.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 10
Average daily rate £375 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £375 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
Entity Framework
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
144 189 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.68% 23.39% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 140 103
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% -53.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (66.67%) jQuery
4 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (53.33%) HTML
6 7 (46.67%) CSS
6 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Web Services
8 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (33.33%) WCF
9 4 (26.67%) LINQ
9 4 (26.67%) NUnit
10 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (20.00%) TDD
10 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (20.00%) Selenium
10 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) HTML5
10 3 (20.00%) T-SQL

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Entity Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) NUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (13.33%) Moq
5 1 (6.67%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
9 1 (6.67%) Analyst
9 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
9 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 10 (66.67%) jQuery
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (53.33%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) CSS
6 5 (33.33%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (26.67%) LINQ
8 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (20.00%) CSS3
8 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (20.00%) REST
8 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (13.33%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (13.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) MVC
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (20.00%) Scrum
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Kanban
4 2 (13.33%) Migration
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
4 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) OOD
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (13.33%) TypeScript
6 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com