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 4 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 56 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 12 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.45% 1.62% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.71% 6.13% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 1
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -45.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
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
210 163 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.42% 26.33% 26.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 111 69
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Average hourly rate £17.00 £35.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.11% -4.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (85.71%) C#
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (50.00%) Web Services
4 7 (50.00%) WCF
5 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) MVC
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
7 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (21.43%) jQuery
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
8 3 (21.43%) LINQ
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) ServiceStack
8 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (14.29%) NancyFx
9 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (14.29%) SOAP
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 2 (14.29%) SOA

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (7.14%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.14%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) ReSharper
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Architect
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (21.43%) jQuery
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
6 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
6 3 (21.43%) LINQ
6 3 (21.43%) ServiceStack
7 2 (14.29%) NancyFx
7 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (7.14%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VB6
5 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft