The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 36 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% 1.13% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.90% 4.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£263 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
69 62 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 24.04% 23.31% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 86
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £273 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 23
Average hourly rate £25.13 £10.63 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.47% -44.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.88 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Kent region.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Maidstone - 1 £225 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Canterbury - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 1
Inversion of Control
South East

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (50.00%) Moq
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) W3C

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (50.00%) Moq
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Spring.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (50.00%) Ninject
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft