The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 70 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.47% 0.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.33% 0.75% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £464 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
172 133 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.33% 17.71% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 57 85
Average daily rate £390 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +5.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £204 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 8
Average hourly rate £31.50 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.87% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Inversion of Control
North West

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Vacancies
Warrington - - - - 2
Inversion of Control
North West

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) MVVM
1 4 (66.67%) Moq
1 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
3 2 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) Apache
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) OSGi

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 2 (33.33%) Apache ServiceMix
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Moq
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Maven
4 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) JDBC
3 2 (33.33%) OSGi
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Camel
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) JSON
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) N-Tier
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) MVVM
2 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) JBoss
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle