Period
to 10 July 2020

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 10 July 2020 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
10 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 43 92 92
Rank change year-on-year +49 0 -15
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 9 4 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.58% 0.29% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.77% 1.15% 2.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 13
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +11.54% +0.78%
10th Percentile £349 £318 £294
90th Percentile £428 £404 £384
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £356 £325
% change year-on-year +5.26% +9.62% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 133 349 537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 23.33% 25.00% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 241 348
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £345 £313 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 4
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +16.67%
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% +0.92%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Birmingham

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Entity Framework in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Birmingham

Entity Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Entity Framework in Birmingham over the 6 months to 10 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 10 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Entity Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
4 6 (66.67%) jQuery
4 6 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (55.56%) Azure
5 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
5 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) SQL
5 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
6 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (33.33%) DevOps
7 3 (33.33%) Analytics
8 2 (22.22%) API Integration
8 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (22.22%) OO
8 2 (22.22%) VB
8 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (22.22%) VB6
8 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
9 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Power Automate
2 1 (11.11%) Power Platform
2 1 (11.11%) PowerApps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (11.11%) Power BI
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C# Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Azure Developer
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (77.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) jQuery
3 6 (66.67%) Razor View Engine
3 6 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) Analytics
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) API Integration
5 2 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) CRM
6 1 (11.11%) OOD
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) Requirements Gathering
6 1 (11.11%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft