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 29 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 502 511 493
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 77 52 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 31
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £283 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £550 £600
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 - - -
Inversion of Control
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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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15191 14860 13376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.83% 31.73% 30.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9917 9385 8026
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £233 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 596 623 763
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.27 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% +6.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.70 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 29 December 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 29 December 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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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 +18 46 £425 +6.25% 14
South East -18 11 £350 -13.84% 13
East of England - 8 £388 - 5
West Midlands - 6 £506 - 5
North West 0 4 £280 +24.44% 5
Yorkshire -15 1 £475 +63.79% 1
East Midlands - - - - 4
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 5
Inversion of Control
UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 113 (75.33%) .NET
2 107 (71.33%) C#
3 96 (64.00%) TDD
4 87 (58.00%) MVC
5 79 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
6 74 (49.33%) Microsoft
7 70 (46.67%) SQL Server
8 69 (46.00%) JavaScript
9 65 (43.33%) .NET Framework
10 60 (40.00%) HTML
10 60 (40.00%) CSS
11 59 (39.33%) WCF
12 54 (36.00%) ASP.NET
13 52 (34.67%) Web Services
13 52 (34.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 51 (34.00%) jQuery
14 51 (34.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 48 (32.00%) SQL
16 45 (30.00%) HTML5
17 42 (28.00%) BDD
18 37 (24.67%) KnockoutJS
19 36 (24.00%) OO
19 36 (24.00%) MS Excel
20 34 (22.67%) Dependency Injection
20 34 (22.67%) NUnit
21 33 (22.00%) Ajax
22 29 (19.33%) ASP.NET Web API
23 28 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
24 26 (17.33%) MSTest
25 25 (16.67%) Scrum

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 19 (12.67%) IIS
2 10 (6.67%) CMS
3 9 (6.00%) Node.js
4 7 (4.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.67%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (3.33%) EPiServer CMS
6 4 (2.67%) Apache
7 3 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (24.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.00%) PaaS
3 8 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.33%) SaaS
4 2 (1.33%) GitHub
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) HTTP
1 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 22 (14.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (5.33%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.67%) MySQL
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.67%) SimpleDB
8 1 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (22.67%) NUnit
2 28 (18.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (17.33%) MSTest
4 19 (12.67%) SpecFlow
5 16 (10.67%) MSBuild
6 14 (9.33%) Moq
6 14 (9.33%) ReSharper
7 13 (8.67%) StyleCop
8 12 (8.00%) NDepend
8 12 (8.00%) NCover
9 11 (7.33%) Visual Studio
10 9 (6.00%) Rhino Mocks
11 8 (5.33%) Git (software)
11 8 (5.33%) ProC
11 8 (5.33%) Maven
12 7 (4.67%) Ant
12 7 (4.67%) NuGet
13 6 (4.00%) Jasmine
13 6 (4.00%) Grunt
13 6 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 18 (12.00%) Finance
2 14 (9.33%) Banking
3 10 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.67%) Marketing
4 4 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.67%) Publishing
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Front Office
6 1 (0.67%) Back Office
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 124 (82.67%) Developer
2 51 (34.00%) .NET Developer
3 36 (24.00%) C# Developer
4 31 (20.67%) Senior Developer
5 22 (14.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 21 (14.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 21 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (10.00%) Architect
8 9 (6.00%) Web Developer
8 9 (6.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Android Developer
9 6 (4.00%) Lead Developer
9 6 (4.00%) C++ Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Development Manager
10 5 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.33%) CRM Architect
10 5 (3.33%) Microsoft Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Technical Leader
11 4 (2.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (75.33%) .NET
2 65 (43.33%) .NET Framework
3 60 (40.00%) HTML
3 60 (40.00%) CSS
4 59 (39.33%) WCF
5 54 (36.00%) ASP.NET
6 52 (34.67%) Web Services
6 52 (34.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 51 (34.00%) jQuery
7 51 (34.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 45 (30.00%) HTML5
9 37 (24.67%) KnockoutJS
10 33 (22.00%) Ajax
11 29 (19.33%) ASP.NET Web API
12 25 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
13 24 (16.00%) XML
14 22 (14.67%) LINQ
15 21 (14.00%) WPF
15 21 (14.00%) NHibernate
16 20 (13.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.00%) Derivative
2 10 (6.67%) Open Source
3 9 (6.00%) Equity Derivative
4 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.33%) N-Tier
5 6 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.00%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.33%) Equities
7 4 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.33%) Tandem
8 2 (1.33%) GIS
8 2 (1.33%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.33%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.67%) Blog
9 1 (0.67%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.67%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.67%) Xbox
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.00%) Windows
2 6 (4.00%) Android
3 5 (3.33%) UNIX
4 3 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.33%) Linux
6 1 (0.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (64.00%) TDD
2 87 (58.00%) MVC
3 79 (52.67%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (28.00%) BDD
5 36 (24.00%) OO
6 34 (22.67%) Dependency Injection
7 25 (16.67%) Scrum
8 23 (15.33%) SOA
8 23 (15.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 17 (11.33%) OOP
10 16 (10.67%) CRM
10 16 (10.67%) Unit Testing
11 15 (10.00%) MVVM
12 14 (9.33%) ATDD
13 11 (7.33%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.67%) Workflow
14 10 (6.67%) Software Engineering
15 9 (6.00%) Memory Management
16 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
16 8 (5.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 107 (71.33%) C#
2 69 (46.00%) JavaScript
3 48 (32.00%) SQL
4 24 (16.00%) T-SQL
5 18 (12.00%) Java
6 13 (8.67%) PowerShell
7 11 (7.33%) PL/SQL
8 10 (6.67%) Groovy
9 8 (5.33%) C++
10 7 (4.67%) XAML
11 6 (4.00%) VC++
12 5 (3.33%) Scala
13 4 (2.67%) Shell Script
13 4 (2.67%) C
13 4 (2.67%) PHP
14 3 (2.00%) PHP5
15 1 (0.67%) Ruby
15 1 (0.67%) XPath
15 1 (0.67%) Python
15 1 (0.67%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (5.33%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) EMIR
2 1 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 74 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (14.67%) Oracle
3 8 (5.33%) Infragistics
3 8 (5.33%) Telerik
4 5 (3.33%) EPiServer
4 5 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.67%) Twitter
6 3 (2.00%) Red Gate
6 3 (2.00%) Siebel
7 2 (1.33%) Reuters
7 2 (1.33%) Google
8 1 (0.67%) Zend
8 1 (0.67%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.67%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.67%) FatWire
8 1 (0.67%) SAP
8 1 (0.67%) CODA
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