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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
England / West Midlands
Rank 82 110 95
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 39 14 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.63% 0.53% 0.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.09% 2.14% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 8
Median daily rate £330 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £313 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.10 £47.83 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-74.70% +36.65%

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
640 655 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.70% 24.81% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 407 314
Median daily rate £388 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £14.00 £22.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £38.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +13.23%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +15 16 £340 +8.80% 7
Coventry +2 9 £508 +69.16% 5
Staffordshire +4 8 £224 -25.41% 3
Warwickshire -4 2 £343 +14.16% 3
Herefordshire - 1 £300 - 2
Shropshire - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - 1 - - 3
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 91 (98.91%) .NET
1 91 (98.91%) .NET Framework
2 85 (92.39%) C#
3 84 (91.30%) MVC
4 64 (69.57%) ASP.NET
5 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (55.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
8 42 (45.65%) SOLID
9 40 (43.48%) WCF
10 38 (41.30%) Web Services
11 37 (40.22%) SQL
11 37 (40.22%) Scrum
12 36 (39.13%) SQL Server
13 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
14 32 (34.78%) HTML
15 31 (33.70%) jQuery
16 30 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
18 28 (30.43%) NUnit
19 27 (29.35%) CSS
20 26 (28.26%) TDD
21 25 (27.17%) Subversion
21 25 (27.17%) OOD
22 24 (26.09%) Moq
22 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
22 24 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
24 19 (20.65%) HTML5
25 18 (19.57%) OO

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 4 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (3.26%) NServiceBus
2 3 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (22.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.04%) IaaS
2 12 (13.04%) PaaS
2 12 (13.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) LDAP
1 2 (2.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.17%) MySQL
3 2 (2.17%) Power BI
3 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (31.52%) Visual Studio
2 28 (30.43%) NUnit
3 25 (27.17%) Subversion
4 24 (26.09%) Moq
5 15 (16.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (11.96%) Git (software)
8 10 (10.87%) CruiseControl
9 9 (9.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (4.35%) MSTest
10 4 (4.35%) NuGet
11 3 (3.26%) MSBuild
11 3 (3.26%) NCover
11 3 (3.26%) NDepend
11 3 (3.26%) ReSharper
11 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.26%) StyleCop
12 2 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.26%) Advertising
3 3 (3.26%) Electronics
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (89.13%) Developer
2 73 (79.35%) .NET Developer
3 27 (29.35%) C# Developer
4 24 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (20.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 14 (15.22%) Senior .NET Developer
6 14 (15.22%) Senior Developer
7 13 (14.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (7.61%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (7.61%) Programmer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Agile .NET Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Agile C# Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Agile Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 2 (2.17%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (98.91%) .NET
1 91 (98.91%) .NET Framework
2 64 (69.57%) ASP.NET
3 51 (55.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (43.48%) WCF
5 38 (41.30%) Web Services
6 32 (34.78%) HTML
7 31 (33.70%) jQuery
8 27 (29.35%) CSS
9 24 (26.09%) AngularJS
9 24 (26.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (20.65%) HTML5
11 18 (19.57%) XML
12 15 (16.30%) LINQ
13 14 (15.22%) Dapper ORM
14 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (13.04%) LESS
15 12 (13.04%) Sass
16 8 (8.70%) AutoMapper
17 7 (7.61%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) NHS
2 4 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.26%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.17%) iPad
4 2 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (91.30%) MVC
2 55 (59.78%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (45.65%) SOLID
4 37 (40.22%) Scrum
5 30 (32.61%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (28.26%) TDD
7 25 (27.17%) OOD
8 18 (19.57%) BDD
8 18 (19.57%) OO
9 17 (18.48%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (17.39%) Kanban
11 14 (15.22%) Continuous Deployment
11 14 (15.22%) CQRS
11 14 (15.22%) Waterfall
12 12 (13.04%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (13.04%) Cross-Browser Testing
13 10 (10.87%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (8.70%) Service Management
14 8 (8.70%) Unit Testing
14 8 (8.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 85 (92.39%) C#
2 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 37 (40.22%) SQL
4 14 (15.22%) T-SQL
5 8 (8.70%) TypeScript
6 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.09%) Java
8 1 (1.09%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 35 (38.04%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) SAP
3 2 (2.17%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle
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