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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 98 92 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -17
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 21 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.89% 1.11% 1.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.72% 4.41% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 16
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £563
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 - £35.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
- +42.85%
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
565 589 415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.98% 25.14% 23.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 336 220
Average daily rate £330 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £255 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 10
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 £22.00 £19.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £37.80 £133.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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% 4
Coventry +4 4 £300 -20.21% 1
Staffordshire - 2 £300 - 2
Wolverhampton - 1 £335 -
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
1 51 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 49 (96.08%) C#
3 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 30 (58.82%) WCF
5 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET
5 29 (56.86%) MVC
6 25 (49.02%) HTML
6 25 (49.02%) SQL
7 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
7 23 (45.10%) CSS
8 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (31.37%) LINQ
9 16 (31.37%) jQuery
9 16 (31.37%) T-SQL
9 16 (31.37%) TDD
10 14 (27.45%) Web Services
10 14 (27.45%) XML
11 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
13 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
13 10 (19.61%) WinForms
14 9 (17.65%) WPF
14 9 (17.65%) HTML5
15 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (15.69%) OO
16 7 (13.73%) Windows
16 7 (13.73%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (7.84%) Node.js
4 2 (3.92%) CMS
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) SMTP
1 2 (3.92%) DNS
1 2 (3.92%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (15.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (7.84%) RDBMS
6 4 (7.84%) NoSQL
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.92%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.76%) ReSharper
3 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (5.88%) Moq
5 2 (3.92%) NUnit
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.92%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.96%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (96.08%) Developer
2 29 (56.86%) .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
3 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET Developer
4 8 (15.69%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Agile .NET Developer
6 5 (9.80%) .NET Programmer
6 5 (9.80%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) Programmer
6 5 (9.80%) .NET Software Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) C# Programmer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.88%) AWS Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Lead .NET Developer
9 2 (3.92%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (3.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
1 51 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 30 (58.82%) WCF
3 29 (56.86%) ASP.NET
4 25 (49.02%) HTML
5 23 (45.10%) CSS
6 19 (37.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (31.37%) LINQ
7 16 (31.37%) jQuery
8 14 (27.45%) Web Services
8 14 (27.45%) XML
9 10 (19.61%) WinForms
10 9 (17.65%) WPF
10 9 (17.65%) HTML5
11 6 (11.76%) CSS3
11 6 (11.76%) NHibernate
11 6 (11.76%) SOAP
11 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (9.80%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 1 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (56.86%) MVC
2 16 (31.37%) TDD
3 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.69%) OO
5 7 (13.73%) E-Commerce
6 6 (11.76%) SOA
6 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 6 (11.76%) BDD
7 5 (9.80%) Dependency Injection
8 4 (7.84%) Web Application Development
8 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) AOP
8 4 (7.84%) CRM
9 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.92%) Web Development
9 2 (3.92%) Workflow
9 2 (3.92%) Scrum
9 2 (3.92%) SDLC
10 1 (1.96%) User Stories
10 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (96.08%) C#
2 25 (49.02%) SQL
3 23 (45.10%) JavaScript
4 16 (31.37%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.73%) VBScript
6 4 (7.84%) Ruby
7 2 (3.92%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.92%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (1.96%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Telerik
3 1 (1.96%) Nintex