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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 188 197 185
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.19% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £416 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £540 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
3 9 (56.25%) WCF
4 8 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
5 7 (43.75%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (37.50%) WPF
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) SOA
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) OO
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) Oracle
7 5 (31.25%) HTML
7 5 (31.25%) Java
7 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
7 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
7 5 (31.25%) Derivative
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
7 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
8 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 4 (25.00%) NUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) Ant
3 3 (18.75%) MSTest
3 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (12.50%) Mockito
4 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (12.50%) MSBuild
4 2 (12.50%) Subversion
4 2 (12.50%) CruiseControl
4 2 (12.50%) ProC
4 2 (12.50%) IntelliJ
5 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
1 9 (56.25%) .NET Framework
1 9 (56.25%) WCF
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
3 7 (43.75%) Unity DI Container
4 6 (37.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (37.50%) WPF
4 6 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) CSS
5 5 (31.25%) HTML
5 5 (31.25%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) RESTful
6 4 (25.00%) Castle Windsor
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (18.75%) Ninject
7 3 (18.75%) Task Parallel Library
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Derivative
2 3 (18.75%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (12.50%) N-Tier
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Equities
4 1 (6.25%) Tandem
4 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) SOA
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) OOP
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Memory Management
6 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (18.75%) Release Management
7 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 2 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (6.25%) DevOps
8 1 (6.25%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Java
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) Groovy
4 2 (12.50%) Scala
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 3 (18.75%) Red Gate
3 2 (12.50%) Google
3 2 (12.50%) Telerik
3 2 (12.50%) Infragistics
4 1 (6.25%) Reuters
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