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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 565 575 557
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 68 60 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.34% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 55 41
Median daily rate £380 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £293 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £573 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
16942 17427 16800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.49% 32.89% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11050 11167 10181
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 623 696 715
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.08 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.92% +0.42%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Inversion of Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the England region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 37 £469 -5.30% 16
Yorkshire - 24 £350 - 2
North West +19 4 £344 +5.76% 8
South West - 2 £525 - 1
West Midlands -34 1 £288 +4.54% 1
Inversion of Control
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Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 96 (78.69%) C#
2 92 (75.41%) .NET
3 85 (69.67%) MVC
4 82 (67.21%) SQL
5 72 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
6 71 (58.20%) SQL Server
7 63 (51.64%) jQuery
8 61 (50.00%) TDD
9 59 (48.36%) JavaScript
10 58 (47.54%) T-SQL
11 53 (43.44%) ASP.NET
12 49 (40.16%) .NET Framework
13 47 (38.52%) HTML
14 44 (36.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 43 (35.25%) CSS
15 43 (35.25%) Finance
15 43 (35.25%) Entity Framework
16 40 (32.79%) Unity DI Container
17 37 (30.33%) Continuous Integration
18 34 (27.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 32 (26.23%) Scrum
19 32 (26.23%) AngularJS
20 31 (25.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 31 (25.41%) BDD
21 30 (24.59%) Web Services
21 30 (24.59%) WCF
22 28 (22.95%) OO
23 27 (22.13%) HTML5
23 27 (22.13%) Razor View Engine
24 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (13.93%) IIS
2 6 (4.92%) NServiceBus
3 4 (3.28%) CMS
4 3 (2.46%) ArcGIS
4 3 (2.46%) Drupal
4 3 (2.46%) GeoServer
5 2 (1.64%) Confluence
5 2 (1.64%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.82%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (13.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.64%) MS Office
2 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.92%) Beauchamp
1 6 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.82%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.82%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) HTTP
2 4 (3.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (58.20%) SQL Server
2 34 (27.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (21.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (20.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (10.66%) NoSQL
6 12 (9.84%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.56%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (4.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (3.28%) Big Data
10 4 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (2.46%) Datazen
11 3 (2.46%) GIS
11 3 (2.46%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.46%) MOLAP
11 3 (2.46%) RavenDB
12 2 (1.64%) DB2
12 2 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (20.49%) Git (software)
2 19 (15.57%) Subversion
3 18 (14.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (13.11%) NUnit
5 15 (12.30%) Jenkins
5 15 (12.30%) Visual Studio
6 12 (9.84%) Moq
6 12 (9.84%) TeamCity
7 11 (9.02%) SpecFlow
8 10 (8.20%) Maven
9 9 (7.38%) JIRA
10 8 (6.56%) Rhino Mocks
11 6 (4.92%) Jasmine
11 6 (4.92%) Mockito
11 6 (4.92%) MSTest
12 5 (4.10%) Cucumber
12 5 (4.10%) MSBuild
12 5 (4.10%) NuGet
12 5 (4.10%) Sonatype Nexus
13 4 (3.28%) JBehave
General
1 43 (35.25%) Finance
2 14 (11.48%) Back Office
2 14 (11.48%) Banking
3 8 (6.56%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.46%) Front Office
5 2 (1.64%) Marketing
5 2 (1.64%) Retail
6 1 (0.82%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 110 (90.16%) Developer
2 58 (47.54%) .NET Developer
3 50 (40.98%) C# Developer
4 34 (27.87%) SQL Developer
5 29 (23.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (15.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 19 (15.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (10.66%) Agile Developer
8 11 (9.02%) Agile C# Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Agile .NET Developer
9 9 (7.38%) C# WCF Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Java Developer
9 9 (7.38%) WCF Developer
10 7 (5.74%) Web Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Angular Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Architect
11 6 (4.92%) CRM Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 6 (4.92%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (75.41%) .NET
2 63 (51.64%) jQuery
3 53 (43.44%) ASP.NET
4 49 (40.16%) .NET Framework
5 47 (38.52%) HTML
6 44 (36.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 43 (35.25%) CSS
7 43 (35.25%) Entity Framework
8 40 (32.79%) Unity DI Container
9 32 (26.23%) AngularJS
10 31 (25.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 30 (24.59%) WCF
11 30 (24.59%) Web Services
12 27 (22.13%) HTML5
12 27 (22.13%) Razor View Engine
13 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 24 (19.67%) XML
14 23 (18.85%) Ajax
14 23 (18.85%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (16.39%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.93%) Visualisation
2 10 (8.20%) User Experience
3 9 (7.38%) N-Tier
4 6 (4.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.10%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.46%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.64%) Equities
7 2 (1.64%) Wiki
8 1 (0.82%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.82%) iPhone
8 1 (0.82%) Life Science
8 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.38%) Windows Server
2 8 (6.56%) Windows
3 6 (4.92%) Linux
3 6 (4.92%) Unix
4 1 (0.82%) Android
4 1 (0.82%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (69.67%) MVC
2 72 (59.02%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (50.00%) TDD
4 37 (30.33%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (26.23%) Scrum
6 31 (25.41%) BDD
7 28 (22.95%) OO
8 21 (17.21%) Dependency Injection
8 21 (17.21%) Unit Testing
8 21 (17.21%) Web Development
9 20 (16.39%) Mentoring
10 16 (13.11%) SOLID
11 15 (12.30%) Data Validation
11 15 (12.30%) Data Visualisation
11 15 (12.30%) Validation
12 14 (11.48%) SDLC
13 12 (9.84%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.02%) Multithreading
14 11 (9.02%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (9.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 96 (78.69%) C#
2 82 (67.21%) SQL
3 59 (48.36%) JavaScript
4 58 (47.54%) T-SQL
5 21 (17.21%) VBA
6 11 (9.02%) Java
7 6 (4.92%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.28%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.46%) PHP
9 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.46%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.64%) C++
10 2 (1.64%) ES6
10 2 (1.64%) Python
10 2 (1.64%) Scala
11 1 (0.82%) C
11 1 (0.82%) R
11 1 (0.82%) XAML
11 1 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (9.02%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) MCPD
2 6 (4.92%) MCSD
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.28%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 5 (4.10%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (4.10%) yum
2 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (21.31%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.75%) Oracle
3 7 (5.74%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.28%) Caplin
4 4 (3.28%) IBM
5 3 (2.46%) ESRI
6 2 (1.64%) Currenex
6 2 (1.64%) FXall
6 2 (1.64%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.64%) Remedy
6 2 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.64%) Syncfusion
6 2 (1.64%) Twitter
7 1 (0.82%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.82%) Facebook
7 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
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