The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 3 months to 30 March 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 / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 35
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.69% 0.54% 0.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.98% 1.96% 4.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Median daily rate £464 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.42% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -55.38% +47.30%  

Entity Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 86 102 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 24.23% 27.57% 23.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 76 45
Median daily rate £450 £375 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +4.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £23.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.28% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Entity Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in Coventry

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Coventry

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in Coventry over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) CSS
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) BDD
4 5 (50.00%) NHibernate
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) SOLID
5 4 (40.00%) jQuery
6 3 (30.00%) WCF
6 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
6 3 (30.00%) NUnit
6 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
6 3 (30.00%) NServiceBus
6 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
6 3 (30.00%) ATDD
6 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
6 3 (30.00%) NCover
6 3 (30.00%) StyleCop
6 3 (30.00%) MSTest
6 3 (30.00%) NDepend
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 3 (30.00%) NServiceBus
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (20.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) PaaS
2 2 (20.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (30.00%) MSTest
1 3 (30.00%) NCover
1 3 (30.00%) NDepend
1 3 (30.00%) NuGet
1 3 (30.00%) NUnit
1 3 (30.00%) ReSharper
1 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (30.00%) StyleCop
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Architect
4 2 (20.00%) Architect
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Azure Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Architect
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Architect
5 1 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
1 10 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 6 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) CSS
3 5 (50.00%) NHibernate
4 4 (40.00%) jQuery
5 3 (30.00%) WCF
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) ADO.NET
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (20.00%) LESS
6 2 (20.00%) LINQ
6 2 (20.00%) Sass
7 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (70.00%) TDD
2 6 (60.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (60.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (50.00%) SOLID
4 3 (30.00%) ATDD
4 3 (30.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 3 (30.00%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (30.00%) YAGNI
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) CQRS
5 2 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Database Optimisation
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Memory Management
5 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP