The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 142 190 196
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +6
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.098% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Average daily rate £328 £435 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.67% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £410 £418
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £506 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1253 1965 2277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 39.88% 38.70% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 963 1544 1645
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 39
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £22.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -20.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.25 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the City of London region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) MVC
4 7 (63.64%) WCF
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
7 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (36.36%) Banking
7 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (36.36%) jQuery
7 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) SDLC
8 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
8 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (27.27%) CSS
8 3 (27.27%) Windows
8 3 (27.27%) OO
8 3 (27.27%) ProC
8 3 (27.27%) LINQ
8 3 (27.27%) WPF
9 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (18.18%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ProC
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) CruiseControl
3 1 (9.09%) FitNesse
3 1 (9.09%) MSBuild
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
3 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Billing
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Sitecore Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) WCF
3 6 (54.55%) Unity DI Container
4 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 3 (27.27%) LINQ
6 3 (27.27%) WPF
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (18.18%) MSMQ
7 2 (18.18%) Silverlight
8 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (9.09%) Autofac
8 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
8 1 (9.09%) HTML5
8 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (9.09%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) MVC
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 3 (27.27%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (18.18%) MVVM
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 1 (9.09%) API Development
6 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (9.09%) OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Infragistics
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
2 1 (9.09%) Twitter
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