The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 374 373 370
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 48 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.56% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 48 39
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£425 £435 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +5.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £602 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £312
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8826 9455 9791
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.06% 37.60% 36.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5992 6542 6620
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 177 257
Average hourly rate £18.85 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -36.36%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in London

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in London

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the London region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Histogram in London

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 15 September 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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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
City of London +24 7 £458 +29.69% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 62 (82.67%) TDD
2 55 (73.33%) .NET
3 54 (72.00%) MVC
4 53 (70.67%) C#
5 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (64.00%) HTML
7 47 (62.67%) CSS
8 45 (60.00%) JavaScript
9 42 (56.00%) Web Services
10 41 (54.67%) jQuery
11 39 (52.00%) ASP.NET
12 38 (50.67%) HTML5
13 37 (49.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (49.33%) Ajax
13 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
14 35 (46.67%) OO
15 32 (42.67%) KnockoutJS
16 30 (40.00%) BDD
17 29 (38.67%) WCF
18 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
19 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
20 23 (30.67%) IIS
20 23 (30.67%) Backbone.js
20 23 (30.67%) Underscore.js
21 20 (26.67%) SQL
22 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
22 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
23 18 (24.00%) XML
24 16 (21.33%) NUnit
25 15 (20.00%) WPF

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (30.67%) IIS
2 6 (8.00%) Node.js
3 4 (5.33%) CMS
4 3 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.67%) Apache
5 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.33%) Kentico
6 1 (1.33%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.33%) Mule
6 1 (1.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 27 (36.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
1 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.67%) QlikView
6 2 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.33%) MarkLogic
7 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.33%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.33%) DB2
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (25.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (21.33%) NUnit
3 8 (10.67%) Visual Studio
4 7 (9.33%) Subversion
4 7 (9.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (8.00%) Jasmine
6 5 (6.67%) Grunt
6 5 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (6.67%) Bower
6 5 (6.67%) CruiseControl
6 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 5 (6.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (5.33%) MSTest
8 3 (4.00%) Build Forge
8 3 (4.00%) Maven
8 3 (4.00%) JIRA
8 3 (4.00%) Hudson
9 2 (2.67%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.67%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.67%) Ant
General
1 10 (13.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.33%) Marketing
3 3 (4.00%) Front Office
4 2 (2.67%) Publishing
4 2 (2.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Local Government
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
5 1 (1.33%) Electronics
5 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (82.67%) Developer
2 35 (46.67%) .NET Developer
3 26 (34.67%) Agile .NET Developer
4 25 (33.33%) Senior Developer
5 24 (32.00%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (14.67%) C# Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Architect
8 5 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
8 5 (6.67%) Android Developer
8 5 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) WPF Developer
9 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Architect
10 2 (2.67%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.67%) Programmer
10 2 (2.67%) Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (73.33%) .NET
2 48 (64.00%) HTML
3 47 (62.67%) CSS
4 42 (56.00%) Web Services
5 41 (54.67%) jQuery
6 39 (52.00%) ASP.NET
7 38 (50.67%) HTML5
8 37 (49.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (49.33%) Ajax
9 32 (42.67%) KnockoutJS
10 29 (38.67%) WCF
11 23 (30.67%) Backbone.js
11 23 (30.67%) Underscore.js
12 19 (25.33%) .NET Framework
13 18 (24.00%) XML
14 15 (20.00%) WPF
15 13 (17.33%) JSON
16 10 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 10 (13.33%) CSS3
16 10 (13.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Derivative
2 5 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.33%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.00%) User Experience
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.67%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.67%) Equities
5 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Blog
6 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.33%) Open Source
6 1 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.33%) Tandem
6 1 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.33%) PKI
6 1 (1.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.67%) Windows
1 5 (6.67%) Android
2 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.67%) UNIX
4 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (82.67%) TDD
2 54 (72.00%) MVC
3 51 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (46.67%) OO
5 30 (40.00%) BDD
6 15 (20.00%) Dependency Injection
7 14 (18.67%) Unit Testing
8 13 (17.33%) MVVM
9 12 (16.00%) Software Engineering
10 10 (13.33%) Web Development
11 9 (12.00%) Scrum
12 7 (9.33%) OOP
13 6 (8.00%) Analytics
14 5 (6.67%) Android Development
14 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (6.67%) Workflow
14 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (6.67%) Multithreading
15 4 (5.33%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (70.67%) C#
2 45 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (26.67%) SQL
4 10 (13.33%) Java
5 8 (10.67%) XAML
6 6 (8.00%) PL/SQL
7 5 (6.67%) VBA
8 3 (4.00%) Python
8 3 (4.00%) XQuery
8 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.67%) XPath
10 1 (1.33%) Groovy
10 1 (1.33%) SPARQL
10 1 (1.33%) Scala
10 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.33%) Ruby
10 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
1 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (49.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (17.33%) Oracle
3 7 (9.33%) Telerik
4 4 (5.33%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.00%) Twitter
6 2 (2.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.67%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.67%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.67%) Syncfusion
6 2 (2.67%) Sybase
7 1 (1.33%) SAP
7 1 (1.33%) JBoss
7 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.33%) FatWire
7 1 (1.33%) Murex
7 1 (1.33%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.33%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.33%) Google
7 1 (1.33%) Red Gate
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 20 hours ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Harrow
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive Rates
Posted: 27 days ago