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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
Rank 111 100 84
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 14 11 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.51% 1.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.27% 2.40% 4.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 17
Average daily rate £300 £319 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £309
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.83 - £36.25
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
618 458 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.41% 21.25% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 285 307
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £455 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.69 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% -11.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.35 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Staffordshire -3 5 £300 - 2
Warwickshire +5 3 £300 +9.09%
Birmingham -3 3 £313 -15.25% 8
Coventry -2 1 £300 - 6
Entity Framework
England

Entity Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 32 (100.00%) C#
2 28 (87.50%) .NET
2 28 (87.50%) .NET Framework
3 26 (81.25%) MVC
3 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
4 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
5 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
6 21 (65.63%) HTML
7 20 (62.50%) CSS
7 20 (62.50%) jQuery
8 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (46.88%) SQL
10 12 (37.50%) LINQ
10 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
11 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
11 11 (34.38%) WCF
11 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
12 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
13 7 (21.88%) HTML5
13 7 (21.88%) XML
14 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 6 (18.75%) Web Services
14 6 (18.75%) Web Development
14 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
15 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (15.63%) WinForms

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (9.38%) CMS
1 3 (9.38%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
2 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) DNS
1 3 (9.38%) SMTP
1 3 (9.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (71.88%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 8 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (9.38%) Moq
4 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.25%) NSubstitute
4 2 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.13%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (96.88%) Developer
2 22 (68.75%) .NET Developer
3 19 (59.38%) C# Developer
4 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (34.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (28.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (18.75%) SQL Developer
7 6 (18.75%) Web Developer
8 5 (15.63%) .NET Web Developer
9 3 (9.38%) C# Web Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Angular Developer
10 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Agile .NET Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 1 (3.13%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 1 (3.13%) Senior SQL Developer
11 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (87.50%) .NET
1 28 (87.50%) .NET Framework
2 26 (81.25%) ASP.NET
3 21 (65.63%) HTML
4 20 (62.50%) CSS
4 20 (62.50%) jQuery
5 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (37.50%) LINQ
7 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
7 11 (34.38%) WCF
8 8 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (21.88%) HTML5
9 7 (21.88%) XML
10 6 (18.75%) Web Services
11 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 5 (15.63%) WinForms
12 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 3 (9.38%) Castle Windsor
13 3 (9.38%) Razor View Engine
13 3 (9.38%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) NHS
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.75%) Web Development
4 5 (15.63%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
5 4 (12.50%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) TDD
6 3 (9.38%) CQRS
6 3 (9.38%) CRM
6 3 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 3 (9.38%) OOD
6 3 (9.38%) OOP
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Migration
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) SOLID
8 1 (3.13%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 15 (46.88%) SQL
4 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
5 4 (12.50%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) DevExpress