Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 15 August 2018 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 143 185
Rank change year-on-year -10 +42 -54
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 40 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.56% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.67% 2.31% 1.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 16
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £308
90th Percentile £388 £438 £563
England median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +77.08% -49.30%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,500 1,039 1,518
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.58% 24.08% 24.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 714 939
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £288 £263 £250
90th Percentile £563 £560 £516
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £31.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.26% +26.53% -16.51%
10th Percentile £11.18 £21.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £39.65 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%

Entity Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Entity Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Entity Framework in the West Midlands

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Entity Framework in the West Midlands

Entity Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Entity Framework in the West Midlands

Entity Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Entity Framework 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Entity Framework within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +16 19 £375 - 6
Birmingham -16 14 £325 - 9
Herefordshire - 3 £375 -
Warwickshire +2 2 £375 +25.00% 6
Coventry -19 2 £190 -55.29% 2
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 40 (100.00%) .NET
1 40 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 38 (95.00%) C#
3 36 (90.00%) SQL Server
4 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
5 23 (57.50%) HTML
6 22 (55.00%) CSS
7 21 (52.50%) MVC
8 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (45.00%) SQL
9 17 (42.50%) Web Services
9 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (40.00%) jQuery
10 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
11 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
12 14 (35.00%) Windows
13 12 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
14 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
15 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 10 (25.00%) Redis
15 10 (25.00%) NoSQL
16 9 (22.50%) Docker
16 9 (22.50%) WCF
16 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
16 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 8 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
17 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ

Entity Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 17 (42.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (15.00%) IaaS
2 6 (15.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 10 (25.00%) Redis
3 7 (17.50%) DB2
3 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (7.50%) Cloud Spanner
6 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.50%) MS Access
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (10.00%) MSI
2 4 (10.00%) WiX
3 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.50%) NUnit
3 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (5.00%) Moq
5 1 (2.50%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.50%) MSTest
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Advertising
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (97.50%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 13 (32.50%) C# Developer
4 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (10.00%) UI Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Azure Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Azure Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) .NET
1 40 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 27 (67.50%) ASP.NET
3 23 (57.50%) HTML
4 22 (55.00%) CSS
5 17 (42.50%) Web Services
6 16 (40.00%) jQuery
7 15 (37.50%) AngularJS
8 12 (30.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 9 (22.50%) WCF
11 8 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 7 (17.50%) Code First Entity Framework
12 7 (17.50%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (17.50%) WPF
13 6 (15.00%) LINQ
14 5 (12.50%) .NET Core
15 4 (10.00%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) MVC
2 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (15.00%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) BDD
5 4 (10.00%) DevOps
5 4 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.00%) Scrum
5 4 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) Front End Development
6 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.50%) OOP
6 3 (7.50%) SDLC
6 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.00%) Content Management
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.00%) OWASP
7 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 16 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
5 6 (15.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.50%) VB
6 1 (2.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.50%) MCSD
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Docker
2 4 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
1 4 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Teradata
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Xamarin