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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Entity Framework over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
England / West Midlands
Rank 87 99 101
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 33 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.38% 0.71% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.37% 2.87% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 4
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £319 £307
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 £43.75 -
% change year-on-year
-72.34% -

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
614 592 451
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.68% 24.62% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 363 286
Median daily rate £375 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -19.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £22.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

Entity Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 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 24 January 2017.

Entity Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Entity Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Entity Framework Hourly Rate Trend 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 16 £345 +10.40% 2
Coventry -10 7 £515 +71.66% 3
Staffordshire +2 4 £219 -27.08% 2
Shropshire +11 1 £350 +12.90%
Warwickshire -3 1 £335 +5.09% 1
Worcestershire - 1 £375 - 5
Solihull - 1 £325 - 1
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 84 (100.00%) .NET
1 84 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 79 (94.05%) C#
3 76 (90.48%) MVC
4 59 (70.24%) ASP.NET
5 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (55.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (50.00%) WCF
7 42 (50.00%) SOLID
8 37 (44.05%) Scrum
8 37 (44.05%) Web Services
8 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
9 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
10 33 (39.29%) HTML
11 32 (38.10%) SQL
12 30 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (33.33%) NUnit
14 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
15 26 (30.95%) CSS
15 26 (30.95%) jQuery
16 25 (29.76%) Visual Studio
16 25 (29.76%) OOD
16 25 (29.76%) Subversion
17 24 (28.57%) TDD
17 24 (28.57%) Moq
18 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 20 (23.81%) HTML5
20 19 (22.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 18 (21.43%) AngularJS
21 18 (21.43%) BDD

Entity Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.57%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (15.48%) IaaS
2 13 (15.48%) PaaS
2 13 (15.48%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.57%) Power BI
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.19%) MySQL
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (33.33%) NUnit
2 25 (29.76%) Subversion
2 25 (29.76%) Visual Studio
3 24 (28.57%) Moq
4 15 (17.86%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (11.90%) CruiseControl
6 9 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
8 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (4.76%) MSTest
9 4 (4.76%) NuGet
10 3 (3.57%) MSBuild
10 3 (3.57%) NCover
10 3 (3.57%) NDepend
10 3 (3.57%) ReSharper
10 3 (3.57%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.57%) StyleCop
11 2 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.95%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Electronics
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
3 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 78 (92.86%) Developer
2 69 (82.14%) .NET Developer
3 24 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 22 (26.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
7 12 (14.29%) Senior Developer
8 11 (13.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 7 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (5.95%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Programmer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Agile Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (100.00%) .NET
1 84 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 59 (70.24%) ASP.NET
3 47 (55.95%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (50.00%) WCF
5 37 (44.05%) Web Services
6 33 (39.29%) HTML
7 26 (30.95%) CSS
7 26 (30.95%) jQuery
8 20 (23.81%) HTML5
9 19 (22.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (21.43%) AngularJS
11 17 (20.24%) XML
12 15 (17.86%) Dapper ORM
13 13 (15.48%) LESS
13 13 (15.48%) LINQ
13 13 (15.48%) Sass
14 11 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (8.33%) NHibernate
16 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.57%) NHS
2 3 (3.57%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.38%) iPad
3 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (90.48%) MVC
2 49 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (50.00%) SOLID
4 37 (44.05%) Scrum
5 30 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
6 25 (29.76%) OOD
7 24 (28.57%) TDD
8 18 (21.43%) BDD
8 18 (21.43%) Domain-Driven Design
8 18 (21.43%) OO
9 16 (19.05%) Kanban
10 15 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
10 15 (17.86%) CQRS
11 12 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
11 12 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Testing
11 12 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 8 (9.52%) Service Management
12 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
12 8 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (94.05%) C#
2 37 (44.05%) JavaScript
3 32 (38.10%) SQL
4 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
5 4 (4.76%) TypeScript
6 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.38%) Java
8 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.19%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 34 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) SAP
3 2 (2.38%) Xamarin