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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 54 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 3 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.50% 0.52%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 2.78% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £313 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £36.25
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
151 108 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 22.27% 17.85% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 70 76
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 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 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 7 (70.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) CSS
3 7 (70.00%) MVC
4 6 (60.00%) WCF
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) SQL
7 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
8 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (20.00%) OO
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
9 1 (10.00%) Degree
9 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
9 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
9 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (10.00%) TDD

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 6 (60.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (30.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) jQuery
2 7 (70.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (70.00%) CSS
2 7 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (60.00%) WCF
4 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (10.00%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (10.00%) LINQ
6 1 (10.00%) NHibernate
6 1 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) BDD
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree