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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 529 501 511
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +10
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 54 56 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.43% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 54
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£425 £435 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.66%
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
13318 13007 13591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.13% 26.73% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8065 8115 8051
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £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 577 564 721
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 August 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 22 August 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 +12 42 £425 -2.29% 19
South East +5 10 £350 -12.50% 20
West Midlands - 1 £318 - 3
East of England - 1 - - 7
South West - - - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 10
Inversion of Control
UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 97 (83.62%) .NET
2 90 (77.59%) C#
3 84 (72.41%) TDD
4 81 (69.83%) MVC
5 59 (50.86%) ASP.NET
5 59 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
6 57 (49.14%) jQuery
7 53 (45.69%) JavaScript
7 53 (45.69%) Microsoft
8 51 (43.97%) HTML
8 51 (43.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 49 (42.24%) SQL Server
10 44 (37.93%) CSS
11 43 (37.07%) Web Services
12 42 (36.21%) .NET Framework
13 39 (33.62%) WCF
13 39 (33.62%) HTML5
14 37 (31.90%) Team Foundation Server
15 35 (30.17%) BDD
16 34 (29.31%) Ajax
17 33 (28.45%) OO
18 32 (27.59%) Dependency Injection
18 32 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
19 29 (25.00%) NUnit
19 29 (25.00%) IIS
20 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
21 27 (23.28%) WPF
21 27 (23.28%) Unit Testing
21 27 (23.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 24 (20.69%) Scrum

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (25.00%) IIS
2 7 (6.03%) Node.js
3 6 (5.17%) CMS
4 4 (3.45%) Apache
4 4 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.86%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (0.86%) Mule
7 1 (0.86%) Kentico
7 1 (0.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (24.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.72%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.45%) PaaS
4 3 (2.59%) SaaS
5 2 (1.72%) GitHub
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.72%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.86%) WEP
2 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (42.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.31%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.59%) Big Data
7 3 (2.59%) Couchbase
8 2 (1.72%) MySQL
8 2 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.72%) QlikView
8 2 (1.72%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.86%) MarkLogic
9 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.86%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.86%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 37 (31.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (25.00%) NUnit
3 14 (12.07%) Moq
4 13 (11.21%) Visual Studio
5 10 (8.62%) Rhino Mocks
6 9 (7.76%) MSTest
7 8 (6.90%) Subversion
8 7 (6.03%) Jenkins
8 7 (6.03%) Git (software)
9 6 (5.17%) Maven
10 5 (4.31%) CruiseControl
11 4 (3.45%) Jasmine
12 3 (2.59%) Bower
12 3 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
12 3 (2.59%) Grunt
12 3 (2.59%) JIRA
12 3 (2.59%) ReSharper
12 3 (2.59%) Build Forge
12 3 (2.59%) Hudson
13 2 (1.72%) StyleCop
General
1 18 (15.52%) Finance
2 5 (4.31%) Marketing
3 4 (3.45%) Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Front Office
4 3 (2.59%) Electronics
4 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.72%) Publishing
5 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.86%) Local Government
6 1 (0.86%) Advertising
6 1 (0.86%) Games
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 100 (86.21%) Developer
2 66 (56.90%) .NET Developer
3 27 (23.28%) C# Developer
3 27 (23.28%) Agile .NET Developer
4 24 (20.69%) Senior Developer
5 22 (18.97%) Senior .NET Developer
6 18 (15.52%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Agile C# Developer
7 7 (6.03%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.17%) Architect
8 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (5.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.45%) WPF Developer
10 3 (2.59%) JavaScript Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Java Developer
11 2 (1.72%) C++ Developer
11 2 (1.72%) Software Development Manager
11 2 (1.72%) Team Leader
11 2 (1.72%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (83.62%) .NET
2 59 (50.86%) ASP.NET
3 57 (49.14%) jQuery
4 51 (43.97%) HTML
4 51 (43.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 44 (37.93%) CSS
6 43 (37.07%) Web Services
7 42 (36.21%) .NET Framework
8 39 (33.62%) WCF
8 39 (33.62%) HTML5
9 34 (29.31%) Ajax
10 32 (27.59%) KnockoutJS
11 27 (23.28%) WPF
11 27 (23.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 23 (19.83%) XML
13 22 (18.97%) Backbone.js
14 21 (18.10%) Underscore.js
15 15 (12.93%) NHibernate
15 15 (12.93%) Unity DI Container
15 15 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) Derivative
1 5 (4.31%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.59%) Xbox
2 3 (2.59%) Blog
2 3 (2.59%) Visualisation
2 3 (2.59%) DTV
3 2 (1.72%) Fixed Income
3 2 (1.72%) GIS
3 2 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (1.72%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.86%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.86%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (0.86%) Statistics
4 1 (0.86%) PKI
4 1 (0.86%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (0.86%) Tandem
4 1 (0.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.79%) Windows
2 8 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 4 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.59%) Android
4 3 (2.59%) Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (72.41%) TDD
2 81 (69.83%) MVC
3 59 (50.86%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (30.17%) BDD
5 33 (28.45%) OO
6 32 (27.59%) Dependency Injection
7 27 (23.28%) Unit Testing
8 24 (20.69%) Scrum
9 18 (15.52%) MVVM
10 11 (9.48%) Software Engineering
11 10 (8.62%) Web Development
12 8 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (5.17%) SOA
13 6 (5.17%) Multithreading
14 5 (4.31%) Kanban
14 5 (4.31%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (4.31%) OOP
15 4 (3.45%) E-Commerce
15 4 (3.45%) OOD
15 4 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 90 (77.59%) C#
2 53 (45.69%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.38%) SQL
4 11 (9.48%) Java
4 11 (9.48%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.90%) XAML
6 6 (5.17%) VBA
6 6 (5.17%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.59%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.59%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.59%) XQuery
7 3 (2.59%) C++
7 3 (2.59%) Python
8 2 (1.72%) VC++
8 2 (1.72%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.72%) XPath
9 1 (0.86%) Ruby
9 1 (0.86%) SPARQL
9 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
1 4 (3.45%) Degree
2 3 (2.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) MCP
4 1 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.72%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 53 (45.69%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.21%) Oracle
3 11 (9.48%) Sybase
4 10 (8.62%) Telerik
5 6 (5.17%) Twitter
6 4 (3.45%) TIBCO
7 3 (2.59%) SAP
8 2 (1.72%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.72%) DevExpress
8 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.72%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.86%) Google
9 1 (0.86%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.86%) Fidessa
9 1 (0.86%) Murex
9 1 (0.86%) Bloomberg
9 1 (0.86%) FatWire
9 1 (0.86%) JBoss
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