The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank - 80 68
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.92% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £408 £464
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.17%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
352 326 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.09% 32.12% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 211 113
Median daily rate £425 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £310 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £600 £602
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 21
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.84 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.67% -46.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £20.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Inversion of Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire