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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 512 501 506
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 66 68 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.45% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 51
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£425 £435 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £388 £309
% change year-on-year
-8.38% +25.40%
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
16171 15218 16173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.95% 31.55% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9949 9558 9540
Average daily rate £413 £420 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.72% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 681 614 799
Average hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.57% -24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +7 47 £425 -2.29% 14
South East +16 17 £425 +6.25% 12
East of England -21 1 - - 4
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 8
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - - 9
Inversion of Control
UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 91 (77.12%) .NET
2 89 (75.42%) C#
3 82 (69.49%) MVC
4 81 (68.64%) TDD
5 77 (65.25%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (49.15%) Microsoft
7 56 (47.46%) JavaScript
8 53 (44.92%) HTML
8 53 (44.92%) ASP.NET
8 53 (44.92%) CSS
9 50 (42.37%) jQuery
9 50 (42.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 45 (38.14%) Web Services
11 40 (33.90%) HTML5
12 39 (33.05%) WCF
12 39 (33.05%) OO
13 38 (32.20%) KnockoutJS
14 37 (31.36%) SQL Server
15 36 (30.51%) MS Excel
15 36 (30.51%) .NET Framework
15 36 (30.51%) Ajax
16 35 (29.66%) BDD
17 32 (27.12%) Dependency Injection
18 30 (25.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 28 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
19 28 (23.73%) IIS
20 26 (22.03%) WPF
21 25 (21.19%) NUnit
21 25 (21.19%) SQL
21 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET Web API

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (23.73%) IIS
2 10 (8.47%) Node.js
3 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.54%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (2.54%) CMS
4 3 (2.54%) Apache
5 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.85%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.85%) Kentico
6 1 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Mule
6 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 36 (30.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.69%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (7.63%) PaaS
4 3 (2.54%) SaaS
5 2 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.54%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.69%) MySQL
6 2 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.69%) QlikView
6 2 (1.69%) Big Data
6 2 (1.69%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.85%) MarkLogic
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.85%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.85%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (23.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (21.19%) NUnit
3 13 (11.02%) MSTest
4 12 (10.17%) Moq
5 7 (5.93%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.93%) Jasmine
5 7 (5.93%) Subversion
5 7 (5.93%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.08%) Rhino Mocks
6 6 (5.08%) Maven
6 6 (5.08%) Bower
6 6 (5.08%) Karma Test Runner
6 6 (5.08%) Grunt
7 5 (4.24%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.54%) Hudson
9 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.54%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.54%) JIRA
9 3 (2.54%) ReSharper
General
1 13 (11.02%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Marketing
3 3 (2.54%) Front Office
3 3 (2.54%) Electronics
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Publishing
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Local Government
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 102 (86.44%) Developer
2 56 (47.46%) .NET Developer
3 28 (23.73%) Agile .NET Developer
3 28 (23.73%) Senior Developer
4 26 (22.03%) C# Developer
5 25 (21.19%) Senior .NET Developer
6 16 (13.56%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (5.08%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Web Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (5.08%) Android Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Developer
8 4 (3.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.39%) WPF Developer
9 3 (2.54%) Development Manager
10 2 (1.69%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (77.12%) .NET
2 53 (44.92%) HTML
2 53 (44.92%) ASP.NET
2 53 (44.92%) CSS
3 50 (42.37%) jQuery
3 50 (42.37%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (38.14%) Web Services
5 40 (33.90%) HTML5
6 39 (33.05%) WCF
7 38 (32.20%) KnockoutJS
8 36 (30.51%) .NET Framework
8 36 (30.51%) Ajax
9 30 (25.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 26 (22.03%) WPF
11 25 (21.19%) ASP.NET Web API
12 24 (20.34%) Backbone.js
13 23 (19.49%) Underscore.js
14 21 (17.80%) XML
15 18 (15.25%) Unity DI Container
16 16 (13.56%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Visualisation
1 6 (5.08%) Derivative
2 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
2 5 (4.24%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.54%) User Experience
3 3 (2.54%) Xbox
3 3 (2.54%) Blog
3 3 (2.54%) DTV
4 2 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.69%) GIS
4 2 (1.69%) Equities
4 2 (1.69%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.85%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.85%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.02%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Android
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.24%) Windows XP
5 3 (2.54%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.54%) Linux
6 2 (1.69%) UNIX
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (69.49%) MVC
2 81 (68.64%) TDD
3 77 (65.25%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (33.05%) OO
5 35 (29.66%) BDD
6 32 (27.12%) Dependency Injection
7 23 (19.49%) Scrum
8 22 (18.64%) Unit Testing
9 16 (13.56%) MVVM
10 13 (11.02%) Web Development
11 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
12 9 (7.63%) OOP
13 7 (5.93%) Analytics
13 7 (5.93%) Android Development
13 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (5.93%) Workflow
14 6 (5.08%) E-Commerce
14 6 (5.08%) Integration Testing
15 5 (4.24%) User Acceptance Testing
15 5 (4.24%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (75.42%) C#
2 56 (47.46%) JavaScript
3 25 (21.19%) SQL
4 12 (10.17%) Java
5 9 (7.63%) XAML
6 8 (6.78%) PL/SQL
7 7 (5.93%) C++
7 7 (5.93%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.08%) VC++
9 5 (4.24%) VBA
10 4 (3.39%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.54%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.54%) XQuery
11 3 (2.54%) Python
11 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.69%) XPath
13 1 (0.85%) Ruby
13 1 (0.85%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.85%) Scala
13 1 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Degree
2 4 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) PhD
4 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 58 (49.15%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) Oracle
3 9 (7.63%) Telerik
3 9 (7.63%) Sybase
4 5 (4.24%) Twitter
5 4 (3.39%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.54%) SAP
7 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.69%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.69%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.85%) Red Gate
8 1 (0.85%) Google
8 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.85%) FatWire
8 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.85%) Fidessa
8 1 (0.85%) Murex
8 1 (0.85%) JBoss
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