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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 68 44 62
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +18
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 3 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.40% 1.76% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.25% 8.28% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 4
Median daily rate £325 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £56.53 -
% change year-on-year
-57.54% -
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
240 157 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.70% 21.22% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 96 109
Median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for 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 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 11 (73.33%) jQuery
4 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (60.00%) HTML
5 9 (60.00%) MVC
6 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) Web Services
8 6 (40.00%) CSS
8 6 (40.00%) Finance
8 6 (40.00%) NUnit
8 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
8 6 (40.00%) LINQ
8 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (33.33%) REST
9 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (33.33%) Scrum
9 5 (33.33%) Java
9 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
9 5 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (26.67%) TypeScript
10 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
10 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (6.67%) MySQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) NUnit
2 5 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 3 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# Developer
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 4 (26.67%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
8 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
9 1 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (6.67%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (6.67%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
1 15 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 15 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (73.33%) jQuery
3 9 (60.00%) HTML
4 8 (53.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (46.67%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) CSS
6 6 (40.00%) LINQ
7 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (33.33%) REST
8 4 (26.67%) WCF
9 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (20.00%) CSS3
9 3 (20.00%) HTML5
9 3 (20.00%) JSON
9 3 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (20.00%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) MVC
2 6 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Data Migration
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source
5 3 (20.00%) Open Source Development
5 3 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) Kanban
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Development
6 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Web Development
7 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (26.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Salesforce.com