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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 490 499 488
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -11
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 97 57 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.38% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 51 46
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£425 £413 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £303 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £600 £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 - - -
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
16586 15176 15443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.20% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10515 9706 9237
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 697 595 742
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.90 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -14.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.00 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +14 56 £425 - 12
South East -3 27 £350 -30.00% 15
West Midlands - 11 £525 - 2
East of England -25 2 £400 +3.22% 1
South West - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 9
Inversion of Control
UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 102 (75.56%) .NET
2 99 (73.33%) C#
3 96 (71.11%) TDD
4 91 (67.41%) Agile Software Development
5 84 (62.22%) MVC
6 75 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 65 (48.15%) Web Services
8 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
9 58 (42.96%) CSS
10 56 (41.48%) HTML
11 55 (40.74%) ASP.NET
12 53 (39.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 52 (38.52%) WCF
14 51 (37.78%) jQuery
15 48 (35.56%) BDD
16 47 (34.81%) .NET Framework
17 44 (32.59%) SQL Server
18 42 (31.11%) OO
18 42 (31.11%) Ajax
18 42 (31.11%) HTML5
19 40 (29.63%) MS Excel
19 40 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
20 38 (28.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 34 (25.19%) SQL
21 34 (25.19%) Dependency Injection
21 34 (25.19%) NUnit
22 29 (21.48%) IIS
23 28 (20.74%) Team Foundation Server
23 28 (20.74%) Scrum
24 27 (20.00%) MSTest

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 29 (21.48%) IIS
2 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.67%) Node.js
3 4 (2.96%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.22%) Apache
4 3 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (1.48%) CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.74%) Mule
6 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.74%) JBoss
Applications
1 40 (29.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (16.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (6.67%) PaaS
3 8 (5.93%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (32.59%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.74%) SimpleDB
6 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.74%) Big Data
6 1 (0.74%) QlikView
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 34 (25.19%) NUnit
2 28 (20.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (20.00%) MSTest
4 16 (11.85%) SpecFlow
5 15 (11.11%) MSBuild
5 15 (11.11%) ReSharper
6 14 (10.37%) StyleCop
7 12 (8.89%) NCover
7 12 (8.89%) NDepend
7 12 (8.89%) Moq
8 10 (7.41%) Visual Studio
9 7 (5.19%) Maven
9 7 (5.19%) Jasmine
10 6 (4.44%) NuGet
10 6 (4.44%) Jenkins
10 6 (4.44%) Grunt
10 6 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (4.44%) Bower
10 6 (4.44%) Rhino Mocks
10 6 (4.44%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (16.30%) Finance
2 5 (3.70%) Banking
2 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 4 (2.96%) Marketing
3 4 (2.96%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.22%) Front Office
5 2 (1.48%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Electronics
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.74%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 111 (82.22%) Developer
2 54 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 35 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 32 (23.70%) C# Developer
5 29 (21.48%) Senior .NET Developer
6 28 (20.74%) Agile .NET Developer
7 17 (12.59%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (11.11%) Architect
9 9 (6.67%) Web Developer
10 6 (4.44%) C++ Developer
10 6 (4.44%) JavaScript Developer
10 6 (4.44%) Android Developer
11 5 (3.70%) WPF Developer
11 5 (3.70%) CRM Architect
11 5 (3.70%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (3.70%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.70%) Development Manager
12 4 (2.96%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Developer
13 3 (2.22%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (75.56%) .NET
2 65 (48.15%) Web Services
3 58 (42.96%) CSS
4 56 (41.48%) HTML
5 55 (40.74%) ASP.NET
6 53 (39.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (38.52%) WCF
8 51 (37.78%) jQuery
9 47 (34.81%) .NET Framework
10 42 (31.11%) HTML5
10 42 (31.11%) Ajax
11 40 (29.63%) KnockoutJS
12 38 (28.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 27 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 26 (19.26%) Backbone.js
15 25 (18.52%) Underscore.js
16 24 (17.78%) WPF
17 21 (15.56%) NHibernate
18 20 (14.81%) Unity DI Container
19 19 (14.07%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.15%) Derivative
2 7 (5.19%) Open Source
2 7 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.44%) Visualisation
3 6 (4.44%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.44%) N-Tier
4 5 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (3.70%) Equities
5 4 (2.96%) User Experience
6 3 (2.22%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.48%) GIS
7 2 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.48%) Tandem
7 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.74%) Xbox
8 1 (0.74%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.74%) PKI
8 1 (0.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.59%) Windows
2 6 (4.44%) Android
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.70%) UNIX
3 5 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
4 4 (2.96%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.48%) Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (71.11%) TDD
2 91 (67.41%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (62.22%) MVC
4 48 (35.56%) BDD
5 42 (31.11%) OO
6 34 (25.19%) Dependency Injection
7 28 (20.74%) Scrum
8 18 (13.33%) MVVM
8 18 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 15 (11.11%) CRM
10 14 (10.37%) ATDD
11 13 (9.63%) Unit Testing
11 13 (9.63%) OOP
12 11 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (7.41%) Workflow
13 10 (7.41%) Web Development
14 9 (6.67%) SOA
15 8 (5.93%) Software Engineering
15 8 (5.93%) Technical Architecture
16 7 (5.19%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 99 (73.33%) C#
2 63 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.19%) SQL
4 16 (11.85%) Java
4 16 (11.85%) PowerShell
5 12 (8.89%) PL/SQL
6 10 (7.41%) XAML
7 7 (5.19%) C++
8 6 (4.44%) VC++
9 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.70%) Scala
9 5 (3.70%) Groovy
10 4 (2.96%) VBA
10 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
11 3 (2.22%) Python
11 3 (2.22%) XQuery
11 3 (2.22%) PHP5
11 3 (2.22%) PHP
11 3 (2.22%) C
11 3 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.19%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 75 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.30%) Oracle
3 9 (6.67%) Telerik
4 4 (2.96%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.22%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.22%) Twitter
5 3 (2.22%) Siebel
6 2 (1.48%) Reuters
6 2 (1.48%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.48%) Syncfusion
6 2 (1.48%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.48%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.74%) CODA
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.74%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.74%) FatWire
7 1 (0.74%) Sybase
7 1 (0.74%) SAP
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