Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Entity Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Entity Framework over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 78 67
Rank change year-on-year -10 -11 +10
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 10 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.63% 1.91% 1.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.46% 5.86% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 23 12
Birmingham median daily rate £323 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.86% -6.67% +25.00%
10th Percentile £249 £276 £306
90th Percentile £386 £388 £445
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £340 £335
% change year-on-year -4.41% +1.49% +6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 -
% change year-on-year +8.70% - -

Entity Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 406 495 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.50% 32.52% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 291 320 185
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +2.04%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £260
90th Percentile £538 £514 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Birmingham median hourly rate £26.75 £9.00 £13.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +197.22% -31.88% -51.95%
10th Percentile £15.38 £8.75 £10.96
90th Percentile £38.33 £89.85 £18.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
% change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Birmingham

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Entity Framework in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Birmingham

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Birmingham over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) XML
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Kendo UI
5 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (30.00%) LINQ
5 3 (30.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) .NET Core
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (10.00%) EDI

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Core
4 3 (30.00%) jQuery
4 3 (30.00%) Kendo UI
4 3 (30.00%) LINQ
4 3 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (30.00%) XML
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (10.00%) Dapper ORM
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) NVQ Level 4
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Altova
1 1 (10.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (10.00%) Telerik
1 1 (10.00%) Xamarin