Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 115 146
Rank change year-on-year -30 +31 +1
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 38 83 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 1.53% 0.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.09% 5.89% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 61 21
West Midlands median daily rate £320 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +9.68% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £300
90th Percentile £415 £400 £344
England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £24.50 £22.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.36% - -
England median hourly rate £26.50 £38.50 £44.38
% change year-on-year -31.17% -13.24% -

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 1,230 1,408 1,161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.05% 26.02% 23.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 859 727
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.96% +7.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £256 £275 £263
90th Percentile £563 £525 £510
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 17 31
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £24.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.08% +4.35% -22.69%
10th Percentile £14.21 £10.40 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £33.82 £43.78
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Birmingham -38 11 £313 -9.42% 2
Coventry -9 8 £350 -12.50% 4
Warwickshire +9 6 £290 +10.48% 8
Staffordshire +7 4 £320 +28.51% 10
Walsall - 2 £315 -
Shropshire +9 1 £375 -
Worcestershire +1 1 £325 -13.33% 4
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 33 (86.84%) ASP.NET
3 32 (84.21%) C#
4 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
4 25 (65.79%) MVC
5 24 (63.16%) SQL
6 23 (60.53%) HTML
7 19 (50.00%) CSS
8 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (44.74%) jQuery
9 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
11 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
11 13 (34.21%) AngularJS
12 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
13 11 (28.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (26.32%) LINQ
14 10 (26.32%) Classic ASP
15 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 9 (23.68%) HTML5
16 8 (21.05%) Web Development
16 8 (21.05%) OO
17 7 (18.42%) Windows
17 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
17 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
17 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 7 (18.42%) Windows Server

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 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.63%) Confluence
1 1 (2.63%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (65.79%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (10.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (5.26%) MS Access
6 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) MSI
3 1 (2.63%) PostCSS
3 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (2.63%) WiX
General
1 4 (10.53%) Advertising
2 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.26%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (92.11%) Developer
2 19 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 15 (39.47%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 5 (13.16%) Full Stack Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Angular Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 3 (7.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
1 38 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 33 (86.84%) ASP.NET
3 23 (60.53%) HTML
4 19 (50.00%) CSS
5 17 (44.74%) jQuery
6 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (34.21%) AngularJS
8 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (28.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (26.32%) Classic ASP
9 10 (26.32%) LINQ
10 9 (23.68%) HTML5
11 7 (18.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (15.79%) Ajax
12 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 6 (15.79%) WCF
12 6 (15.79%) Web Services
12 6 (15.79%) XML
13 5 (13.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Windows
1 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.05%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) Web Development
4 6 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 5 (13.16%) TDD
5 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
5 5 (13.16%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.89%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.89%) SDLC
8 2 (5.26%) Data Validation
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.26%) SOLID
8 2 (5.26%) Validation
9 1 (2.63%) Data Management
9 1 (2.63%) Migration
9 1 (2.63%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (84.21%) C#
2 24 (63.16%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) VB.NET
5 7 (18.42%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 4 (10.53%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) VBA
8 1 (2.63%) ES7
8 1 (2.63%) ES8
8 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.63%) GNVQ
4 1 (2.63%) HND
4 1 (2.63%) NVQ Level 4
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
1 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) DevExpress
3 2 (5.26%) Tableau
3 2 (5.26%) Telerik
4 1 (2.63%) Altova
4 1 (2.63%) Facebook
4 1 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Xamarin