The table below looks at the statistics for Entity Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 93 100 78
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -22
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 21 21 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.85% 1.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.95% 3.48% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 20
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +24.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £54.90 £35.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year
+56.85% +45.83%
Entity Framework
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
532 603 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.10% 24.49% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 345 321
Average daily rate £335 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 7
Average hourly rate £23.75 £27.50 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -3.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.50 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £33.55 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Entity Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Entity Framework Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Entity Framework across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 12 £375 +25.00% 3
Coventry 0 4 £300 -20.21% 3
Staffordshire -4 4 £300 -6.25%
Wolverhampton - 1 £335 -
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 47 (100.00%) .NET
1 47 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 45 (95.74%) C#
3 32 (68.09%) WCF
4 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
4 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
5 24 (51.06%) SQL
5 24 (51.06%) MVC
6 20 (42.55%) HTML
6 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (40.43%) TDD
8 18 (38.30%) T-SQL
9 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
9 17 (36.17%) CSS
10 16 (34.04%) XML
10 16 (34.04%) LINQ
11 13 (27.66%) Web Services
11 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
12 12 (25.53%) WinForms
12 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (23.40%) WPF
14 10 (21.28%) jQuery
14 10 (21.28%) OO
15 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
15 9 (19.15%) VBScript
16 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
16 8 (17.02%) HTML5
16 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
17 7 (14.89%) BDD

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) Node.js
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
3 2 (4.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) InfoPath
2 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) SMTP
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) Relational Database
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (10.64%) NoSQL
7 4 (8.51%) RDBMS
7 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
9 1 (2.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) ReSharper
3 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
4 3 (6.38%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (6.38%) Moq
5 2 (4.26%) NUnit
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.26%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.13%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Back Office
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (95.74%) Developer
2 24 (51.06%) .NET Developer
3 12 (25.53%) C# Developer
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET Developer
4 10 (21.28%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (17.02%) Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) C# Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Programmer
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Software Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) .NET Programmer
6 7 (14.89%) C# Programmer
7 6 (12.77%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (6.38%) AWS Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Lead .NET Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
1 47 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 32 (68.09%) WCF
3 29 (61.70%) ASP.NET
4 20 (42.55%) HTML
4 20 (42.55%) ASP.NET MVC
5 17 (36.17%) CSS
6 16 (34.04%) XML
6 16 (34.04%) LINQ
7 13 (27.66%) Web Services
8 12 (25.53%) WinForms
9 11 (23.40%) WPF
10 10 (21.28%) jQuery
11 8 (17.02%) HTML5
12 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (12.77%) RESTful
13 6 (12.77%) NHibernate
13 6 (12.77%) SOAP
14 5 (10.64%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) MVC
2 19 (40.43%) TDD
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) OO
5 8 (17.02%) Software Engineering
6 7 (14.89%) BDD
7 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
7 6 (12.77%) E-Commerce
7 6 (12.77%) SOA
8 5 (10.64%) Web Application Development
8 5 (10.64%) Dependency Injection
9 4 (8.51%) CRM
9 4 (8.51%) AOP
10 2 (4.26%) Web Development
10 2 (4.26%) Workflow
10 2 (4.26%) Scrum
10 2 (4.26%) SDLC
11 1 (2.13%) User Stories
11 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (95.74%) C#
2 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) T-SQL
4 17 (36.17%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.15%) VBScript
6 5 (10.64%) Ruby
7 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.13%) VB6
8 1 (2.13%) VB
8 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Telerik
3 1 (2.13%) Nintex
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