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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 131 98 105
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 11 20 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.83% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.36% 3.68% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 15
Median daily rate £325 £335 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 - £35.00
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
810 543 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.71% 22.63% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 326 338
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

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
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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire - 4 £335 -
Staffordshire +1 3 £310 +3.33% 4
Birmingham -20 3 £325 -13.33% 5
Herefordshire - 1 £280 -
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) C#
2 26 (96.30%) ASP.NET
2 26 (96.30%) .NET Framework
3 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
4 19 (70.37%) MVC
5 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
6 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 14 (51.85%) jQuery
7 14 (51.85%) SQL
8 11 (40.74%) HTML
9 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
9 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
9 10 (37.04%) CSS
9 10 (37.04%) LINQ
9 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 9 (33.33%) Web Services
11 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (25.93%) NUnit
12 7 (25.93%) Scrum
12 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
12 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (22.22%) REST
13 6 (22.22%) Migration
14 5 (18.52%) TDD
14 5 (18.52%) Finance
14 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning

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 3 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (81.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.11%) Redis
5 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.70%) MySQL
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.93%) NUnit
2 7 (25.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) Selenium
5 1 (3.70%) Moq
5 1 (3.70%) NSubstitute
5 1 (3.70%) ReSharper
General
1 5 (18.52%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
2 1 (3.70%) Billing
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) .NET Developer
3 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (25.93%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (18.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Architect
7 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Software Architect
7 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Architect
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Technical Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Azure Architect
9 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (3.70%) HTML CSS Developer
9 1 (3.70%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (96.30%) .NET Framework
2 26 (96.30%) ASP.NET
3 15 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 14 (51.85%) jQuery
5 11 (40.74%) HTML
6 10 (37.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (37.04%) CSS
6 10 (37.04%) LINQ
7 9 (33.33%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) REST
9 5 (18.52%) HTML5
9 5 (18.52%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 4 (14.81%) Task Parallel Library
10 4 (14.81%) WCF
10 4 (14.81%) WinForms
10 4 (14.81%) XML
11 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (3.70%) Life Science
2 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) MVC
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Scrum
2 7 (25.93%) Unit Testing
3 6 (22.22%) Migration
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) Data Migration
5 4 (14.81%) Kanban
5 4 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source Development
6 3 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
7 2 (7.41%) OOP
7 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
4 9 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Java
5 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) DevExpress