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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 110 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 16 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.95% 0.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.66% 3.85% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 10
Average daily rate
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£366 £300 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £282
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +34.61%
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
601 572 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.52% 24.76% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 318 197
Average daily rate £338 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £253 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 11
Average hourly rate £31.47 £23.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.82% -19.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £11.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £37.54 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 8 £338 +12.50% 6
Staffordshire -2 2 £300 -
Coventry -3 1 - - 2
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 37 (94.87%) .NET
1 37 (94.87%) .NET Framework
2 36 (92.31%) C#
3 24 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 21 (53.85%) MVC
4 21 (53.85%) WCF
5 20 (51.28%) SQL
6 19 (48.72%) HTML
7 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 18 (46.15%) CSS
8 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
9 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 13 (33.33%) LINQ
10 12 (30.77%) jQuery
11 11 (28.21%) Web Services
12 10 (25.64%) XML
12 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
13 8 (20.51%) TDD
14 7 (17.95%) WPF
15 6 (15.38%) HTML5
15 6 (15.38%) ReSharper
15 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
15 6 (15.38%) WinForms
15 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (15.38%) SOAP
15 6 (15.38%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 4 (10.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) MS Access
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.38%) ReSharper
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.13%) Moq
4 1 (2.56%) NUnit
4 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.56%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Advertising
2 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (97.44%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 11 (28.21%) C# Developer
4 8 (20.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) C# Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) .NET Programmer
6 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
7 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.69%) AWS Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (94.87%) .NET
1 37 (94.87%) .NET Framework
2 21 (53.85%) WCF
3 19 (48.72%) HTML
4 18 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 18 (46.15%) CSS
5 13 (33.33%) LINQ
6 12 (30.77%) jQuery
7 11 (28.21%) Web Services
8 10 (25.64%) XML
8 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (17.95%) WPF
10 6 (15.38%) HTML5
10 6 (15.38%) SOAP
10 6 (15.38%) WinForms
11 5 (12.82%) CSS3
12 3 (7.69%) ServiceStack
12 3 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 3 (7.69%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) MVC
2 8 (20.51%) TDD
3 6 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.38%) SOA
4 5 (12.82%) OO
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.69%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.13%) BDD
7 2 (5.13%) AOP
7 2 (5.13%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) UML
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Scrum
8 1 (2.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (2.56%) Agile Project Management
8 1 (2.56%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 36 (92.31%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) JavaScript
4 13 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (10.26%) VBScript
6 2 (5.13%) VB
6 2 (5.13%) VB6
6 2 (5.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Vendors
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft