Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 145 154
Rank change year-on-year -16 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 41 39 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.84% 1.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% 3.40% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 39
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.99% -0.74%
10th Percentile £294 £263 £270
90th Percentile £463 £415 £400
England median daily rate £415 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +8.70% -
England median hourly rate £43.00 £41.25 £24.00
% change year-on-year +4.24% +71.88% -54.00%

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 1,565 1,148 1,589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 31.01% 24.78% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 961 755 1,002
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £253
90th Percentile £575 £575 £519
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 32 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.75 £30.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.30% +29.79% -19.92%
10th Percentile £11.03 £15.15 £11.23
90th Percentile £57.35 £40.18 £39.58
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +11 18 £375 - 8
Birmingham +5 14 £325 +1.56% 19
Warwickshire +2 4 £375 +25.00% 5
Walsall 0 1 £310 -1.59%
Coventry -22 1 £190 -45.71%
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 38 (92.68%) .NET
1 38 (92.68%) .NET Framework
2 35 (85.37%) C#
3 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
4 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET
5 20 (48.78%) MVC
5 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (39.02%) Web Services
7 16 (39.02%) HTML
8 15 (36.59%) Docker
9 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
10 13 (31.71%) CSS
10 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
10 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (31.71%) jQuery
10 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
11 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
11 11 (26.83%) RabbitMQ
11 11 (26.83%) Redis
11 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
11 11 (26.83%) Teradata
11 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (26.83%) DB2
12 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (17.07%) NUnit
13 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (17.07%) Code First Entity Framework
14 6 (14.63%) .NET Core

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:

Cloud Services
1 18 (43.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.88%) Azure Functions
2 2 (4.88%) IaaS
2 2 (4.88%) PaaS
2 2 (4.88%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (63.41%) SQL Server
2 13 (31.71%) Relational Database
3 11 (26.83%) DB2
3 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
3 11 (26.83%) Redis
3 11 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.44%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (31.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.07%) NUnit
3 4 (9.76%) Moq
4 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) MSTest
5 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.44%) MSI
6 1 (2.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.44%) WiX
General
1 1 (2.44%) Advertising
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (100.00%) Developer
2 32 (78.05%) .NET Developer
3 19 (46.34%) C# Developer
4 16 (39.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Angular Developer
8 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Azure Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
10 1 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (2.44%) Full Stack Developer
10 1 (2.44%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (92.68%) .NET
1 38 (92.68%) .NET Framework
2 25 (60.98%) ASP.NET
3 16 (39.02%) HTML
3 16 (39.02%) Web Services
4 13 (31.71%) CSS
4 13 (31.71%) jQuery
5 11 (26.83%) AngularJS
5 11 (26.83%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (21.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (17.07%) Code First Entity Framework
7 7 (17.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (14.63%) .NET Core
9 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (12.20%) HTML5
10 4 (9.76%) Angular 2
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (9.76%) Node.js
10 4 (9.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (48.78%) MVC
2 13 (31.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
4 4 (9.76%) DevOps
5 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
5 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Content Management
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
6 2 (4.88%) Microservices
6 2 (4.88%) OO
6 2 (4.88%) OOP
6 2 (4.88%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) SOA
6 2 (4.88%) UML
7 1 (2.44%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) SQL
3 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.44%) PHP
5 1 (2.44%) VB
5 1 (2.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Docker
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) SCCM
1 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (26.83%) Teradata
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
3 1 (2.44%) Xamarin