The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire 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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank - 91 85
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.077% 0.085%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
330 447 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.07% 34.31% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 193 148
Average daily rate £400 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £262 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 21
Average hourly rate £24.00 £16.32 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% +2.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £40.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire