The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 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 / Staffordshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 25
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 4 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.90% 3.18% 4.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.53% 7.46% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 6
Median daily rate £225 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.55 £51.56 £35.00
% change year-on-year -65.96% +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 Staffordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 38 67 87
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 27.54% 42.68% 48.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 64
Median daily rate £338 £320 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -4.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in Staffordshire

Entity Framework
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +5 3 £225 -
Entity Framework
West Midlands

Entity Framework
Top 28 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
1 8 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 8 (100.00%) TypeScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) AutoMapper
2 7 (87.50%) StructureMap
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (87.50%) System Testing
3 6 (75.00%) NHS
3 6 (75.00%) Workflow
4 5 (62.50%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 8 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Programmer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (100.00%) jQuery
1 8 (100.00%) LINQ
1 8 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (87.50%) AutoMapper
2 7 (87.50%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) MVC
2 7 (87.50%) System Testing
2 7 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (75.00%) Workflow
4 5 (62.50%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 8 (100.00%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland