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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 195 206 194
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 11 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.16% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 7
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£475 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £343 £460
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £600 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
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
2057 2599 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.41% 38.05% 36.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1623 1927 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 60
Average hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £14.01 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £42.50 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (55.56%) MVC
3 9 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (50.00%) WCF
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 7 (38.89%) WPF
5 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (38.89%) Unity DI Container
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (33.33%) SOA
6 6 (33.33%) HTML
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (33.33%) CSS
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) Banking
7 5 (27.78%) Spring
7 5 (27.78%) Derivative
7 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (22.22%) Maven
2 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 4 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 4 (22.22%) Ant
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (16.67%) MSTest
4 2 (11.11%) MSBuild
4 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 2 (11.11%) Subversion
4 2 (11.11%) CruiseControl
4 2 (11.11%) Mockito
4 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (11.11%) ProC
4 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
5 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
1 5 (27.78%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 7 (38.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
5 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Architect
6 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Programmer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) .NET
1 9 (50.00%) Web Services
1 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (50.00%) WCF
2 7 (38.89%) WPF
2 7 (38.89%) Unity DI Container
3 6 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) Spring
4 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (22.22%) Castle Windsor
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) JMS
6 3 (16.67%) NHibernate
6 3 (16.67%) Ajax
6 3 (16.67%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Derivative
2 3 (16.67%) N-Tier
2 3 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (5.56%) Equities
3 1 (5.56%) Tandem
3 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (55.56%) MVC
3 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (33.33%) SOA
5 5 (27.78%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Release Management
7 3 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (16.67%) Memory Management
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) MVVM
8 2 (11.11%) OOP
9 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
5 2 (11.11%) Groovy
5 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.11%) XAML
5 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) XQuery
6 1 (5.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Telerik
3 3 (16.67%) Red Gate
4 2 (11.11%) Google
4 2 (11.11%) Infragistics
5 1 (5.56%) Reuters
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
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