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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 555 528 507
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -21
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 47 63 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 41
Average daily rate £413 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £506 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
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
15335 14854 14642
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.50% 31.66% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10014 9353 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 637 613
Average hourly rate £22.12 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.86% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.53 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 37 £425 - 19
South East -1 4 £300 -14.28% 12
East of England -1 3 £375 +13.20% 3
North West -23 1 £325 +14.03% 5
South West - 1 - - 4
West Midlands - 1 £325 - 7
Inversion of Control
UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 79 (75.96%) MVC
2 76 (73.08%) .NET
3 70 (67.31%) C#
4 61 (58.65%) SQL Server
5 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (56.73%) TDD
6 52 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 51 (49.04%) WCF
8 48 (46.15%) ASP.NET
9 47 (45.19%) SQL
10 44 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (40.38%) CSS
12 39 (37.50%) HTML
13 37 (35.58%) jQuery
14 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
15 34 (32.69%) Scrum
16 32 (30.77%) Web Services
16 32 (30.77%) .NET Framework
17 31 (29.81%) Dependency Injection
18 29 (27.88%) HTML5
18 29 (27.88%) Entity Framework
19 27 (25.96%) OO
20 26 (25.00%) Finance
20 26 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
20 26 (25.00%) AngularJS
21 25 (24.04%) ASP.NET Web API
22 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
23 23 (22.12%) BDD
24 22 (21.15%) Java
24 22 (21.15%) T-SQL

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (20.19%) IIS
2 9 (8.65%) Tomcat
3 7 (6.73%) Jetty
4 6 (5.77%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.81%) Apache
5 5 (4.81%) Apache TomEE
5 5 (4.81%) JBoss
5 5 (4.81%) SharePoint Foundation
6 4 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (2.88%) Apache Solr
7 3 (2.88%) CMS
7 3 (2.88%) Node.js
7 3 (2.88%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.96%) Confluence
9 1 (0.96%) Mule
9 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.65%) GitHub
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.96%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) Firewall
1 1 (0.96%) Kerberos
1 1 (0.96%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (58.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.85%) Big Data
6 4 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (2.88%) MySQL
7 3 (2.88%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.88%) Redis
7 3 (2.88%) Riak
8 2 (1.92%) Datazen
8 2 (1.92%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.92%) SQLite
9 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (23.08%) Jenkins
3 20 (19.23%) Git (software)
3 20 (19.23%) TeamCity
4 19 (18.27%) Selenium
5 15 (14.42%) SpecFlow
6 14 (13.46%) Maven
7 11 (10.58%) NUnit
8 8 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
9 5 (4.81%) GitLab
9 5 (4.81%) JIRA
9 5 (4.81%) JMeter
9 5 (4.81%) MSTest
10 4 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (3.85%) CruiseControl
10 4 (3.85%) FitNesse
10 4 (3.85%) jMock
10 4 (3.85%) Mockito
10 4 (3.85%) ProC
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 18 (17.31%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Back Office
3 5 (4.81%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Billing
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 101 (97.12%) Developer
2 60 (57.69%) .NET Developer
3 38 (36.54%) C# Developer
4 30 (28.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (20.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 19 (18.27%) ASP.NET Developer
6 19 (18.27%) Senior Developer
7 18 (17.31%) Java Developer
8 16 (15.38%) SQL Developer
9 15 (14.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 14 (13.46%) Agile .NET Developer
10 14 (13.46%) Agile Developer
11 13 (12.50%) WCF Developer
12 12 (11.54%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (10.58%) Agile C# Developer
14 10 (9.62%) C# WCF Developer
14 10 (9.62%) Senior C# Developer
15 8 (7.69%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 5 (4.81%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 5 (4.81%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (73.08%) .NET
2 51 (49.04%) WCF
3 48 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 44 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (40.38%) CSS
6 39 (37.50%) HTML
7 37 (35.58%) jQuery
8 32 (30.77%) .NET Framework
8 32 (30.77%) Web Services
9 29 (27.88%) Entity Framework
9 29 (27.88%) HTML5
10 26 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 25 (24.04%) ASP.NET Web API
12 19 (18.27%) Ajax
12 19 (18.27%) Spring
13 15 (14.42%) Unity DI Container
14 14 (13.46%) Ninject
14 14 (13.46%) WPF
14 14 (13.46%) XML
15 11 (10.58%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.73%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.85%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.85%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.88%) Physics
4 2 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.92%) NHS
4 2 (1.92%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.96%) Animation
5 1 (0.96%) Derivative
5 1 (0.96%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.96%) Fintech
5 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (14.42%) Windows
2 13 (12.50%) Unix
3 9 (8.65%) Linux
4 8 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.88%) Android
6 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (75.96%) MVC
2 59 (56.73%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (56.73%) TDD
3 34 (32.69%) Scrum
4 31 (29.81%) Dependency Injection
5 27 (25.96%) OO
6 23 (22.12%) BDD
7 18 (17.31%) Unit Testing
8 16 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (12.50%) Automated Testing
10 12 (11.54%) OOP
10 12 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 11 (10.58%) MVVM
11 11 (10.58%) Release Management
11 11 (10.58%) SOA
12 10 (9.62%) AOP
12 10 (9.62%) Web Development
13 9 (8.65%) Mentoring
13 9 (8.65%) Multithreading
14 8 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 70 (67.31%) C#
2 52 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 47 (45.19%) SQL
4 22 (21.15%) Java
4 22 (21.15%) T-SQL
5 11 (10.58%) TypeScript
6 6 (5.77%) Python
7 5 (4.81%) XPath
8 4 (3.85%) XAML
9 3 (2.88%) CoffeeScript
9 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.92%) C++
10 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.96%) C
11 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.96%) R
11 1 (0.96%) Ruby
11 1 (0.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (11.54%) Degree
2 6 (5.77%) MCSD
2 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.81%) MCPD
4 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.96%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) Puppet
2 2 (1.92%) yum
Vendors
1 35 (33.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Oracle
3 6 (5.77%) IBM
4 5 (4.81%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.85%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.92%) Remedy
6 2 (1.92%) Splunk
6 2 (1.92%) Twitter
7 1 (0.96%) ATG
7 1 (0.96%) Demandware
7 1 (0.96%) Google
7 1 (0.96%) hybris
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