The 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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 523 491 479
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 56 62 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.41% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 41 36
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£375 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15252 15041 13642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.35% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9592 9527 8362
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £234 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 598 561
Average hourly rate £18.00 £21.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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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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 -16 22 £400 -5.88% 29
South East -11 12 £320 -30.62% 22
North West -30 6 £379 +8.21% 3
East Midlands -12 4 £375 +108.33% 4
North East - 4 £319 - 5
West Midlands - 3 £263 - 3
Yorkshire -13 2 £395 +36.20% 4
South West - 2 £375 - 5
Inversion of Control
UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 78 (69.64%) .NET
2 73 (65.18%) C#
3 63 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 62 (55.36%) MVC
5 58 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (50.00%) TDD
7 51 (45.54%) JavaScript
8 47 (41.96%) ASP.NET
8 47 (41.96%) .NET Framework
9 44 (39.29%) CSS
10 43 (38.39%) HTML
11 40 (35.71%) SQL
12 38 (33.93%) WCF
13 35 (31.25%) XML
14 32 (28.57%) Microsoft
14 32 (28.57%) Scrum
15 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (25.89%) Entity Framework
17 28 (25.00%) OO
17 28 (25.00%) Web Services
18 27 (24.11%) jQuery
19 24 (21.43%) Java
19 24 (21.43%) AngularJS
20 23 (20.54%) Unity DI Container
20 23 (20.54%) Dependency Injection
21 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
21 22 (19.64%) SOA
22 21 (18.75%) T-SQL
23 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
24 18 (16.07%) WPF

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 10 (8.93%) CMS
2 7 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.25%) Apache Solr
3 6 (5.36%) Node.js
4 5 (4.46%) Apache
4 5 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.57%) EPiServer CMS
5 4 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.68%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (2.68%) Jetty
7 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.89%) IIS
8 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.89%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.46%) MS Office
3 1 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) Summit
1 1 (0.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (4.46%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 4 (3.57%) SaaS
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.68%) HTTP
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) Firewall
3 1 (0.89%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (13.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (7.14%) MySQL
5 4 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.57%) Triplestore
5 4 (3.57%) MarkLogic
6 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.79%) Mahout
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.89%) SQLite
8 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 17 (15.18%) NUnit
3 16 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (13.39%) Visual Studio
5 11 (9.82%) Moq
6 10 (8.93%) Subversion
7 9 (8.04%) MSTest
8 8 (7.14%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (6.25%) ProC
10 6 (5.36%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.46%) JIRA
11 5 (4.46%) TeamCity
12 4 (3.57%) MSBuild
12 4 (3.57%) Jenkins
12 4 (3.57%) Mockito
12 4 (3.57%) PHPUnit
12 4 (3.57%) Maven
12 4 (3.57%) JUnit
13 3 (2.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 16 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Investment Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Retail
4 5 (4.46%) Back Office
5 4 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.57%) Publishing
6 1 (0.89%) Front Office
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.89%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.89%) French Language
Job Titles
1 98 (87.50%) Developer
2 45 (40.18%) .NET Developer
3 24 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Java Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (5.36%) Architect
6 6 (5.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.46%) Technical Leader
7 5 (4.46%) Hybris Developer
8 4 (3.57%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 4 (3.57%) PHP Zend Developer
8 4 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (3.57%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (2.68%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (69.64%) .NET
2 47 (41.96%) ASP.NET
2 47 (41.96%) .NET Framework
3 44 (39.29%) CSS
4 43 (38.39%) HTML
5 38 (33.93%) WCF
6 35 (31.25%) XML
7 31 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (25.89%) Entity Framework
9 28 (25.00%) Web Services
10 27 (24.11%) jQuery
11 24 (21.43%) AngularJS
12 23 (20.54%) Unity DI Container
13 18 (16.07%) WPF
13 18 (16.07%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (15.18%) Spring
15 16 (14.29%) HTML5
16 15 (13.39%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (12.50%) LINQ
18 13 (11.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 8 (7.14%) Derivative
2 7 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 7 (6.25%) Equity Derivative
3 6 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.46%) Data Integration
4 5 (4.46%) Public Cloud
5 4 (3.57%) Semantic Web
5 4 (3.57%) Open Source
6 3 (2.68%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.79%) Social Network
7 2 (1.79%) PKI
7 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.89%) Tandem
8 1 (0.89%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.89%) DTV
8 1 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.89%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.50%) Windows
2 10 (8.93%) Linux
3 9 (8.04%) UNIX
4 2 (1.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.89%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.89%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (55.36%) MVC
2 58 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (50.00%) TDD
4 32 (28.57%) Scrum
5 28 (25.00%) OO
6 23 (20.54%) Dependency Injection
7 22 (19.64%) SOA
8 20 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.29%) Software Engineering
10 15 (13.39%) MVVM
10 15 (13.39%) BDD
11 13 (11.61%) AOP
12 12 (10.71%) OOP
12 12 (10.71%) E-Commerce
13 10 (8.93%) Project Management
13 10 (8.93%) OOD
14 9 (8.04%) Domain-Driven Design
14 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
14 9 (8.04%) Mentoring
15 8 (7.14%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 73 (65.18%) C#
2 51 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 40 (35.71%) SQL
4 24 (21.43%) Java
5 21 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.25%) C++
7 6 (5.36%) Ruby
7 6 (5.36%) Python
7 6 (5.36%) C
7 6 (5.36%) PHP
8 5 (4.46%) VB
8 5 (4.46%) XQuery
8 5 (4.46%) VB6
8 5 (4.46%) XPath
9 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.68%) SPARQL
11 2 (1.79%) Clojure
11 2 (1.79%) Scala
12 1 (0.89%) XAML
12 1 (0.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.25%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (1.79%) EMIR
2 2 (1.79%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 32 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.39%) Oracle
3 8 (7.14%) Infragistics
4 5 (4.46%) hybris
4 5 (4.46%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.46%) Twitter
5 4 (3.57%) EPiServer
5 4 (3.57%) Zend
5 4 (3.57%) Endeca
6 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.79%) Facebook
7 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.79%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.89%) Reuters
8 1 (0.89%) SAP
8 1 (0.89%) Sybase
8 1 (0.89%) Calypso
8 1 (0.89%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.89%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.89%) DevExpress
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £444.44 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago