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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 200 211 208
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 7 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.15% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.40% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 11
Average daily rate
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£485 £390 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.35% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £309
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.44%
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
2072 2762 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.63% 37.99% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 2082 1977
Average daily rate £466 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 66
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
4 7 (46.67%) .NET
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) Oracle
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
6 5 (33.33%) WCF
6 5 (33.33%) WPF
6 5 (33.33%) Scrum
6 5 (33.33%) Spring
6 5 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 4 (26.67%) NUnit
7 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (26.67%) BDD
7 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (20.00%) Unity DI Container

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (6.67%) Mule
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
2 1 (6.67%) JBoss
2 1 (6.67%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) Sybase ASE
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (6.67%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (26.67%) NUnit
3 3 (20.00%) Maven
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (20.00%) MSTest
4 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
4 2 (13.33%) SpecFlow
4 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 2 (13.33%) CruiseControl
4 2 (13.33%) Ant
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Front Office
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Development Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
2 7 (46.67%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Spring
4 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (33.33%) WCF
4 5 (33.33%) WPF
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
6 3 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
6 3 (20.00%) Ninject
6 3 (20.00%) RESTful
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (20.00%) XSLT
6 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (13.33%) Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Hedge funds
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Equities
2 1 (6.67%) Tandem
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (26.67%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (20.00%) MVVM
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) OOP
7 2 (13.33%) SOA
7 2 (13.33%) Investment Management
7 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (6.67%) Complex Event Processing
8 1 (6.67%) ATDD
8 1 (6.67%) Analytics
8 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (20.00%) XAML
5 2 (13.33%) Groovy
5 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 2 (13.33%) XQuery
5 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SPARQL
6 1 (6.67%) Ruby
6 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) CTC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Telerik
3 3 (20.00%) Red Gate
4 2 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 1 (6.67%) Reuters
5 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
5 1 (6.67%) Google
5 1 (6.67%) Murex
5 1 (6.67%) Fidessa
5 1 (6.67%) Sybase
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Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 days ago