Period
to 25 March 2019

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 25 March 2019 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
25 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 187 157 116
Rank change year-on-year -30 -41 +41
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 14 30 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.63% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.01% 2.25% 5.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 22 53
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £318 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.30% -7.30% +8.30%
10th Percentile £311 £275 £220
90th Percentile £495 £384 £400
England median daily rate £450 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +15.38% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £23.00
England median hourly rate £48.75 £45.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +8.33% +95.65% -46.67%

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 1,390 1,333 1,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.14% 28.03% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 853 885 805
West Midlands median daily rate £435 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £572 £525
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.08% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 20
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £30.66 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.77% +22.64% +11.11%
10th Percentile £33.25 £23.42 £15.00
90th Percentile £62.50 £48.75 £37.06
England median hourly rate £41.69 £41.41 £40.26
% change year-on-year +0.66% +2.86% +3.90%

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 25 March 2019.

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 25 March 2019. 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 +17 5 £325 +6.12% 3
Staffordshire -4 2 £344 +7.42% 1
Walsall -3 1 £310 -
Coventry -12 1 £550 +57.14%
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2019, 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 14 (100.00%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
3 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) MVC
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (35.71%) Angular 2
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) CSS
8 3 (21.43%) NUnit
8 3 (21.43%) Content Management
8 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
8 3 (21.43%) Spring
8 3 (21.43%) RxJS
8 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
8 3 (21.43%) .NET Core
8 3 (21.43%) NgRx
8 3 (21.43%) Moq
8 3 (21.43%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) WCF
8 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
9 2 (14.29%) jQuery
9 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared

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 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Moq
1 3 (21.43%) NUnit
1 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 9 (64.29%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Angular Developer
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (21.43%) Azure Developer
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) .NET Framework
2 9 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 5 (35.71%) Angular 2
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) .NET Core
6 3 (21.43%) NgRx
6 3 (21.43%) REST
6 3 (21.43%) RxJS
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) WCF
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (14.29%) HTML5
7 2 (14.29%) jQuery
7 2 (14.29%) NHibernate
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
8 1 (7.14%) Dapper ORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) MVC
2 3 (21.43%) Content Management
2 3 (21.43%) Data Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) API Development
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Microservices
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Google