The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 28 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.34% 1.23% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.11% 2.90% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £310 £300 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £35.00
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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
37 69 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.52% 42.33% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 43 23
Median daily rate £300 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) DevExpress
3 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) NSubstitute
3 1 (33.33%) NUnit
3 1 (33.33%) ReSharper
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ADO.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) Ninject
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (33.33%) Life Science
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) OOD
1 2 (66.67%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) DevExpress
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft