The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the England 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 28 July 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 England 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 518 493 520
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +27
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 39 57 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.12% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 44
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £590 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.09% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12754 12536 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.91% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7723 7828
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 555 707
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Inversion of Control
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Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in England

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in England

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the England region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Histogram in England

Inversion of Control
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control across the England region.

Inversion of Control Hourly Rate Trend in England

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 32 £425 -2.29% 18
East Midlands +2 3 - - 2
South East -33 3 £325 -21.21% 17
West Midlands - 1 £318 - 3
East of England - - - - 8
South West - - - - 4
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 10
Yorkshire - - - - 3
Inversion of Control
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Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 92 (86.79%) .NET
2 82 (77.36%) C#
3 78 (73.58%) TDD
4 76 (71.70%) MVC
5 59 (55.66%) ASP.NET
6 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (47.17%) jQuery
7 50 (47.17%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (43.40%) SQL Server
9 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
10 40 (37.74%) JavaScript
11 38 (35.85%) HTML
12 36 (33.96%) Web Services
13 35 (33.02%) WCF
13 35 (33.02%) .NET Framework
14 34 (32.08%) NUnit
15 33 (31.13%) BDD
16 31 (29.25%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (29.25%) CSS
17 29 (27.36%) HTML5
17 29 (27.36%) WPF
18 28 (26.42%) OO
19 27 (25.47%) Scrum
19 27 (25.47%) IIS
19 27 (25.47%) Ajax
20 25 (23.58%) Unit Testing
21 24 (22.64%) Dependency Injection
21 24 (22.64%) KnockoutJS
22 21 (19.81%) Finance
23 19 (17.92%) MVVM

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (25.47%) IIS
2 6 (5.66%) CMS
3 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.83%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.89%) Apache
5 2 (1.89%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.89%) Node.js
6 1 (0.94%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.94%) Kentico
6 1 (0.94%) Mule
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 19 (17.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.89%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.66%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.66%) SaaS
2 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) HTTP
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
1 1 (0.94%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (9.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.66%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.66%) MySQL
4 5 (4.72%) Big Data
4 5 (4.72%) Couchbase
4 5 (4.72%) Oracle Database
5 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.89%) QlikView
6 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.94%) DB2
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (32.08%) NUnit
2 31 (29.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.92%) Moq
4 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
5 9 (8.49%) Subversion
6 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
7 7 (6.60%) Maven
7 7 (6.60%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.60%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (4.72%) CruiseControl
8 5 (4.72%) MSTest
9 3 (2.83%) Build Forge
9 3 (2.83%) JIRA
9 3 (2.83%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.83%) Hudson
10 2 (1.89%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.89%) StyleCop
10 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (19.81%) Finance
2 5 (4.72%) Banking
2 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.77%) Marketing
3 4 (3.77%) Retail
3 4 (3.77%) Front Office
4 3 (2.83%) Electronics
4 3 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.94%) Advertising
5 1 (0.94%) Publishing
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
5 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.94%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 89 (83.96%) Developer
2 59 (55.66%) .NET Developer
3 28 (26.42%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.81%) Senior Developer
4 21 (19.81%) Agile .NET Developer
5 20 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (16.98%) Senior .NET Developer
7 9 (8.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (7.55%) WPF Developer
8 8 (7.55%) Agile C# Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Architect
10 6 (5.66%) Technical Architect
10 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.72%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Silverlight Developer
13 2 (1.89%) Software Manager
13 2 (1.89%) Software Team Leader
13 2 (1.89%) Software Developer
13 2 (1.89%) Java Developer
13 2 (1.89%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (86.79%) .NET
2 59 (55.66%) ASP.NET
3 50 (47.17%) jQuery
3 50 (47.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 38 (35.85%) HTML
5 36 (33.96%) Web Services
6 35 (33.02%) .NET Framework
6 35 (33.02%) WCF
7 31 (29.25%) CSS
8 29 (27.36%) WPF
8 29 (27.36%) HTML5
9 27 (25.47%) Ajax
10 24 (22.64%) KnockoutJS
11 18 (16.98%) Backbone.js
12 17 (16.04%) Underscore.js
12 17 (16.04%) XML
13 16 (15.09%) NHibernate
13 16 (15.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 14 (13.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (12.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) Blog
1 6 (5.66%) Xbox
2 5 (4.72%) Derivative
3 4 (3.77%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.83%) DTV
5 2 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (0.94%) Open Source
6 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.94%) Statistics
6 1 (0.94%) Equities
6 1 (0.94%) Tandem
6 1 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Windows
2 10 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
3 6 (5.66%) Windows XP
3 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.89%) Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Android
5 1 (0.94%) UNIX
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (73.58%) TDD
2 76 (71.70%) MVC
3 56 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (31.13%) BDD
5 28 (26.42%) OO
6 27 (25.47%) Scrum
7 25 (23.58%) Unit Testing
8 24 (22.64%) Dependency Injection
9 19 (17.92%) MVVM
10 9 (8.49%) Web Development
10 9 (8.49%) Software Engineering
11 8 (7.55%) SOA
11 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (7.55%) Kanban
12 6 (5.66%) Multithreading
12 6 (5.66%) Test-First Development
12 6 (5.66%) Pair Programming
13 5 (4.72%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (3.77%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (3.77%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (77.36%) C#
2 40 (37.74%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.04%) SQL
4 11 (10.38%) VB.NET
5 10 (9.43%) Java
6 6 (5.66%) XAML
6 6 (5.66%) VBA
7 4 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.83%) Python
8 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.89%) Ruby
9 2 (1.89%) XQuery
10 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.94%) C++
10 1 (0.94%) XPath
10 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.94%) VB
10 1 (0.94%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (1.89%) Degree
1 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.94%) MCP
2 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) SLA
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.38%) Oracle
2 11 (10.38%) Sybase
3 9 (8.49%) Telerik
4 6 (5.66%) Twitter
5 4 (3.77%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.83%) SAP
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.89%) Google
7 2 (1.89%) Syncfusion
7 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.89%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.94%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.94%) JBoss
8 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.94%) FatWire
8 1 (0.94%) Murex
8 1 (0.94%) Fidessa
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