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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 491 477 490
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 66 62 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.14% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.47% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 40 21
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£425 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
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
14152 13841 12436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.47% 31.47% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9029 8668 7539
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 554 752
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £11.91 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -2 42 £425 +3.65% 12
East of England - 9 £288 - 3
South East -4 7 £350 -9.67% 18
North West -9 4 £285 +26.66% 8
Yorkshire -7 3 £475 +63.79% 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
South West - - - - 3
West Midlands - - - - 3
Inversion of Control
UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 118 (72.84%) .NET
2 107 (66.05%) C#
3 102 (62.96%) TDD
4 94 (58.02%) MVC
5 81 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (46.91%) Microsoft
7 74 (45.68%) .NET Framework
8 73 (45.06%) SQL Server
9 70 (43.21%) JavaScript
10 63 (38.89%) HTML
10 63 (38.89%) CSS
11 59 (36.42%) WCF
12 58 (35.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 55 (33.95%) SQL
14 54 (33.33%) ASP.NET
15 52 (32.10%) Web Services
15 52 (32.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 46 (28.40%) jQuery
17 44 (27.16%) HTML5
17 44 (27.16%) BDD
18 43 (26.54%) OO
19 37 (22.84%) KnockoutJS
20 36 (22.22%) XML
21 33 (20.37%) Dependency Injection
22 32 (19.75%) NUnit
22 32 (19.75%) MS Excel
22 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET Web API
23 31 (19.14%) T-SQL
24 29 (17.90%) SOA
25 28 (17.28%) Scrum

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 15 (9.26%) IIS
2 12 (7.41%) CMS
3 10 (6.17%) Node.js
4 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.32%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.32%) EPiServer CMS
5 6 (3.70%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.09%) Apache
6 5 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.85%) Jetty
8 2 (1.23%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 32 (19.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.62%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (5.56%) PaaS
4 6 (3.70%) Amazon SQS
4 6 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.09%) Amazon S3
5 5 (3.09%) ElastiCache
5 5 (3.09%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.23%) GitHub
7 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.47%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (45.06%) SQL Server
2 28 (17.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.32%) Oracle Database
5 5 (3.09%) MySQL
5 5 (3.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (1.85%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.62%) SimpleDB
8 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 32 (19.75%) NUnit
2 26 (16.05%) MSTest
3 25 (15.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (12.35%) SpecFlow
5 16 (9.88%) MSBuild
6 15 (9.26%) Git (software)
7 14 (8.64%) Moq
8 13 (8.02%) ReSharper
8 13 (8.02%) StyleCop
9 12 (7.41%) NDepend
9 12 (7.41%) NCover
10 11 (6.79%) Visual Studio
11 9 (5.56%) ProC
11 9 (5.56%) Rhino Mocks
11 9 (5.56%) Subversion
12 8 (4.94%) Maven
13 7 (4.32%) Ant
13 7 (4.32%) NuGet
14 6 (3.70%) Bower
14 6 (3.70%) Jasmine
General
1 18 (11.11%) Finance
2 15 (9.26%) Banking
3 11 (6.79%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.85%) Publishing
6 2 (1.23%) Marketing
6 2 (1.23%) Back Office
7 1 (0.62%) Games
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 136 (83.95%) Developer
2 53 (32.72%) .NET Developer
3 37 (22.84%) C# Developer
4 29 (17.90%) Senior Developer
5 23 (14.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (12.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 18 (11.11%) Agile .NET Developer
8 15 (9.26%) Architect
9 9 (5.56%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.94%) Agile C# Developer
10 8 (4.94%) Java Developer
11 6 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
11 6 (3.70%) Technical Leader
11 6 (3.70%) Android Developer
11 6 (3.70%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.70%) C++ Developer
12 5 (3.09%) Development Manager
12 5 (3.09%) CRM Architect
12 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Developer
13 4 (2.47%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (72.84%) .NET
2 74 (45.68%) .NET Framework
3 63 (38.89%) HTML
3 63 (38.89%) CSS
4 59 (36.42%) WCF
5 58 (35.80%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 54 (33.33%) ASP.NET
7 52 (32.10%) Web Services
7 52 (32.10%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (28.40%) jQuery
9 44 (27.16%) HTML5
10 37 (22.84%) KnockoutJS
11 36 (22.22%) XML
12 32 (19.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 27 (16.67%) Ajax
14 26 (16.05%) Unity DI Container
15 25 (15.43%) LINQ
16 23 (14.20%) CSS3
17 21 (12.96%) NHibernate
18 19 (11.73%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.49%) Derivative
2 13 (8.02%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.17%) Equity Derivative
3 10 (6.17%) Open Source
3 10 (6.17%) N-Tier
4 6 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.70%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.09%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.47%) Equities
7 3 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.23%) Tandem
8 2 (1.23%) GIS
8 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
8 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.62%) NHS
9 1 (0.62%) W3C
9 1 (0.62%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.62%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.88%) Windows
2 6 (3.70%) Android
2 6 (3.70%) UNIX
3 3 (1.85%) Linux
3 3 (1.85%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (62.96%) TDD
2 94 (58.02%) MVC
3 81 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (27.16%) BDD
5 43 (26.54%) OO
6 33 (20.37%) Dependency Injection
7 29 (17.90%) SOA
8 28 (17.28%) Scrum
9 25 (15.43%) Domain-Driven Design
10 19 (11.73%) OOP
10 19 (11.73%) Software Engineering
11 16 (9.88%) CRM
12 14 (8.64%) MVVM
13 13 (8.02%) Unit Testing
13 13 (8.02%) ATDD
14 12 (7.41%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 12 (7.41%) E-Commerce
15 10 (6.17%) Memory Management
15 10 (6.17%) Web Development
15 10 (6.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 107 (66.05%) C#
2 70 (43.21%) JavaScript
3 55 (33.95%) SQL
4 31 (19.14%) T-SQL
5 27 (16.67%) Java
6 13 (8.02%) PowerShell
7 10 (6.17%) Groovy
8 8 (4.94%) C++
8 8 (4.94%) PL/SQL
9 7 (4.32%) Scala
10 6 (3.70%) VC++
10 6 (3.70%) PHP
11 5 (3.09%) C
12 4 (2.47%) XPath
12 4 (2.47%) XQuery
12 4 (2.47%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.47%) XAML
13 3 (1.85%) PHP5
14 2 (1.23%) Clojure
14 2 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (7.41%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) EMIR
2 1 (0.62%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 76 (46.91%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.35%) Oracle
3 9 (5.56%) Infragistics
4 7 (4.32%) EPiServer
5 6 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 5 (3.09%) Telerik
7 4 (2.47%) Twitter
8 3 (1.85%) Siebel
8 3 (1.85%) Zend
8 3 (1.85%) Red Gate
9 2 (1.23%) Google
9 2 (1.23%) Reuters
10 1 (0.62%) Sybase
10 1 (0.62%) Bloomberg
10 1 (0.62%) Calypso
10 1 (0.62%) CODA
10 1 (0.62%) Syncfusion
10 1 (0.62%) DevExpress
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