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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 114 126 138
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +12
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.16% 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.31% 0.74% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
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£375 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
535 538 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.86% 20.97% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 269 248
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 22 22
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -49.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.83 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £41.75 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.91 £17.69 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -39.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Histogram 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 2 September 2014. 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +12 7 £375 -6.25% 2
Bracknell - - - - 1
Newbury - - - -
Inversion of Control
South East

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (57.14%) PaaS
4 4 (57.14%) MSTest
4 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 4 (57.14%) Unity DI Container
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 2 (28.57%) GitHub
6 2 (28.57%) WCF
6 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (28.57%) C++
6 2 (28.57%) VC++
6 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
6 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (28.57%) TDD
7 1 (14.29%) Telerik
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Finance
7 1 (14.29%) Scrum

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) PaaS
2 2 (28.57%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MSTest
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 1 (14.29%) Moq
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 7 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (57.14%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (57.14%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (14.29%) Kendo UI
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) MFC
6 1 (14.29%) DCOM
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
6 1 (14.29%) ISAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (71.43%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) VC++
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Telerik