Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 146 139
Rank change year-on-year -5 -7 -2
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 37 65 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 1.04% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.19% 4.09% 3.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 24
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £340 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +1.12% +12.08%
10th Percentile £281 £270 £300
90th Percentile £418 £400 £400
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.70% - -
England median hourly rate £41.25 £31.25 £52.17
% change year-on-year +32.00% -40.10% +49.06%

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 1160 1588 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.11% 25.47% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 769 978 679
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £513 £500
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.58 £23.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.96% -19.83% +4.33%
10th Percentile £18.38 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.15 £39.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Coventry +16 11 £350 -3.45% 1
Birmingham -18 11 £320 -8.57% 2
Warwickshire +5 10 £300 +14.29% 3
Walsall - 2 £315 - 1
Shropshire +18 1 £375 -6.25%
Staffordshire +6 1 - - 5
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Entity Framework.

1 34 (91.89%) .NET
1 34 (91.89%) .NET Framework
2 31 (83.78%) ASP.NET
3 29 (78.38%) C#
3 29 (78.38%) MVC
4 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
5 19 (51.35%) CSS
5 19 (51.35%) HTML
6 18 (48.65%) SQL
7 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
7 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (45.95%) jQuery
8 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 13 (35.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (32.43%) Web Development
10 12 (32.43%) LINQ
11 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
13 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
13 9 (24.32%) Windows
13 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
14 8 (21.62%) HTML5
15 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
15 7 (18.92%) TDD
16 6 (16.22%) BDD
16 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
16 6 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
16 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 5 (13.51%) Kendo UI

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 2 (5.41%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) IaaS
2 2 (5.41%) PaaS
2 2 (5.41%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) MS Access
4 2 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.70%) MySQL
5 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.70%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) PostCSS
3 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Advertising
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Developer
2 24 (64.86%) .NET Developer
3 15 (40.54%) C# Developer
4 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (24.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (13.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 4 (10.81%) Angular Developer
9 3 (8.11%) Web Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
10 2 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
10 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
11 1 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
11 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 1 (2.70%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (91.89%) .NET
1 34 (91.89%) .NET Framework
2 31 (83.78%) ASP.NET
3 19 (51.35%) CSS
3 19 (51.35%) HTML
4 17 (45.95%) jQuery
5 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (35.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (35.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (32.43%) LINQ
8 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 9 (24.32%) AngularJS
10 8 (21.62%) HTML5
11 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (16.22%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (13.51%) Kendo UI
12 5 (13.51%) RESTful
12 5 (13.51%) XML
13 4 (10.81%) Dapper ORM
13 4 (10.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.41%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows Server
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (78.38%) MVC
2 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (32.43%) Web Development
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) Web Application Development
7 3 (8.11%) SOLID
7 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.41%) CQRS
8 2 (5.41%) Cross-Browser Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Data Validation
8 2 (5.41%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (5.41%) Kanban
8 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.41%) UX Design
8 2 (5.41%) Validation
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 18 (48.65%) SQL
3 17 (45.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (18.92%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VBA
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (2.70%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) DevExpress
3 2 (5.41%) GoCardless
3 2 (5.41%) Tableau
3 2 (5.41%) Telerik
4 1 (2.70%) Altova
4 1 (2.70%) Facebook
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Xamarin