Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 133 158
Rank change year-on-year -21 +25 -25
Contract jobs citing Entity Framework 32 48 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.67% 1.04% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.38% 4.12% 2.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 24
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £340 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.09% +5.43% +1.98%
10th Percentile £263 £212 £300
90th Percentile £388 £481 £563
England median daily rate £390 £356 £350
% change year-on-year +9.47% +1.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £23.00 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.63 £43.13
% change year-on-year -11.11% +17.39% +91.67%

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 1,345 1,166 1,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.21% 25.16% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 749 789
West Midlands median daily rate £408 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £257 £263 £262
90th Percentile £563 £538 £506
England median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 22
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% +19.05% -33.27%
10th Percentile £18.05 £16.95 £13.28
90th Percentile £48.75 £34.45 £43.63
England median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +5.81% +10.44%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +7 12 £275 +22.91% 11
Birmingham -34 7 £313 -10.71% 9
Herefordshire +5 3 £375 +25.00%
Coventry -10 2 - -
Worcestershire -8 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Entity Framework
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 32 (100.00%) C#
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
3 24 (75.00%) HTML
4 21 (65.63%) CSS
5 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
6 18 (56.25%) SQL
7 15 (46.88%) Windows
7 15 (46.88%) jQuery
8 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
8 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
9 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
9 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
9 13 (40.63%) MVC
10 11 (34.38%) OO
10 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
11 10 (31.25%) Classic ASP
11 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (28.13%) Web Services
13 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (25.00%) WCF
13 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
14 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (21.88%) WPF
14 7 (21.88%) LINQ
14 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (3.13%) Confluence
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (3.13%) Sonic ESB
1 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (18.75%) IaaS
2 6 (18.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (84.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (21.88%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (9.38%) Cloud Spanner
5 3 (9.38%) MongoDB
5 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (9.38%) Redis
6 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MSI
1 5 (15.63%) WiX
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) JIRA
4 1 (3.13%) MSTest
4 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (93.75%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) .NET Developer
3 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Software Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (15.63%) UI Developer
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.13%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Azure Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.13%) Server Consultant
8 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
1 32 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 24 (75.00%) HTML
3 21 (65.63%) CSS
4 20 (62.50%) ASP.NET
5 15 (46.88%) jQuery
6 14 (43.75%) AngularJS
6 14 (43.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (31.25%) Classic ASP
8 9 (28.13%) Web Services
9 8 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 8 (25.00%) WCF
10 7 (21.88%) Ajax
10 7 (21.88%) LINQ
10 7 (21.88%) WPF
11 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (15.63%) Dapper ORM
11 5 (15.63%) HTML5
11 5 (15.63%) MFC
11 5 (15.63%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (15.63%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 11 (34.38%) OO
3 10 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 5 (15.63%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
7 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (12.50%) TDD
7 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 3 (9.38%) BDD
8 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
8 3 (9.38%) OOP
9 2 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 2 (6.25%) OWASP
9 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (100.00%) C#
2 18 (56.25%) SQL
3 14 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 13 (40.63%) VB.NET
5 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) C++
7 1 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) BC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.13%) GNVQ
3 1 (3.13%) HND
3 1 (3.13%) MCSD
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) GDPR
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Hyper-V
1 5 (15.63%) Microsoft App-V
1 5 (15.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
1 5 (15.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Altova
3 1 (3.13%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Xamarin