The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank - - 111
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
684 741 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.85% 28.49% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 374 180
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 42
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.11 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -4.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.53 £11.90 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £41.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Berkshire region.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Inversion of Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Berkshire region.

Inversion of Control Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Inversion of Control
South East

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Inversion of Control.

1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 14 (93.33%) C#
2 14 (93.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (86.67%) .NET
4 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
5 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 9 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
6 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (60.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 9 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (60.00%) PaaS
7 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
7 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (46.67%) MSTest
9 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
9 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (40.00%) VC++
9 6 (40.00%) C++
9 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (33.33%) TDD
10 5 (33.33%) WCF
10 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (26.67%) Finance
12 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
12 2 (13.33%) ActiveX
12 2 (13.33%) MFC
12 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
12 2 (13.33%) GitHub
12 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Inversion of Control. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (60.00%) PaaS
2 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MSTest
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.67%) Moq
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 6 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 14 (93.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
3 12 (80.00%) .NET Framework
4 9 (60.00%) Unity DI Container
4 9 (60.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (33.33%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (13.33%) ActiveX
7 2 (13.33%) MFC
7 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
8 1 (6.67%) Kendo UI
8 1 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (6.67%) jQuery
8 1 (6.67%) HTML
8 1 (6.67%) COM
8 1 (6.67%) DCOM
8 1 (6.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Web Design
6 1 (6.67%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) VC++
2 6 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Telerik