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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 367 379 366
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 42 45 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.55% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 41
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£425 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
- +5.66%
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
7417 8177 8232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.55% 32.44% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4918 5623 5610
Average daily rate £450 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £640 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 173 219
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
City of London +26 6 £490 +39.80% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 59 (81.94%) TDD
2 56 (77.78%) .NET
3 54 (75.00%) C#
4 53 (73.61%) MVC
5 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (58.33%) HTML
6 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
6 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET
6 41 (56.94%) jQuery
7 39 (54.17%) CSS
7 39 (54.17%) Web Services
8 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
8 37 (51.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 35 (48.61%) HTML5
10 34 (47.22%) Ajax
11 30 (41.67%) OO
11 30 (41.67%) BDD
12 28 (38.89%) WCF
12 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
13 27 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
14 25 (34.72%) MS Excel
15 23 (31.94%) .NET Framework
15 23 (31.94%) Team Foundation Server
16 21 (29.17%) IIS
16 21 (29.17%) Backbone.js
16 21 (29.17%) Underscore.js
17 19 (26.39%) NUnit
18 17 (23.61%) XML
18 17 (23.61%) Dependency Injection
19 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 21 (29.17%) IIS
2 5 (6.94%) CMS
3 4 (5.56%) Node.js
4 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) Mule
6 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.39%) Kentico
6 1 (1.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 25 (34.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) Internet
1 1 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (8.33%) Oracle Database
3 6 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.78%) QlikView
7 1 (1.39%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.39%) DB2
7 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.39%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.39%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (26.39%) NUnit
3 10 (13.89%) Visual Studio
4 8 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (9.72%) Subversion
5 7 (9.72%) Jenkins
6 6 (8.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.94%) CruiseControl
8 4 (5.56%) Jasmine
8 4 (5.56%) MSTest
9 3 (4.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (4.17%) Bower
9 3 (4.17%) Build Forge
9 3 (4.17%) JIRA
9 3 (4.17%) Hudson
9 3 (4.17%) Grunt
10 2 (2.78%) MSBuild
10 2 (2.78%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.78%) StyleCop
10 2 (2.78%) Moq
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Front Office
2 3 (4.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.78%) Publishing
3 2 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Banking
3 2 (2.78%) Retail
4 1 (1.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 60 (83.33%) Developer
2 37 (51.39%) .NET Developer
3 25 (34.72%) Agile .NET Developer
4 23 (31.94%) Senior Developer
5 22 (30.56%) Senior .NET Developer
6 13 (18.06%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.72%) Web Developer
7 7 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (6.94%) Architect
9 3 (4.17%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 3 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile C# Developer
9 3 (4.17%) WPF Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Android Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (2.78%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (77.78%) .NET
2 42 (58.33%) HTML
3 41 (56.94%) ASP.NET
3 41 (56.94%) jQuery
4 39 (54.17%) CSS
4 39 (54.17%) Web Services
5 37 (51.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 35 (48.61%) HTML5
7 34 (47.22%) Ajax
8 28 (38.89%) WCF
9 27 (37.50%) KnockoutJS
10 23 (31.94%) .NET Framework
11 21 (29.17%) Backbone.js
11 21 (29.17%) Underscore.js
12 17 (23.61%) XML
13 15 (20.83%) WPF
14 11 (15.28%) Castle Windsor
14 11 (15.28%) JSON
15 9 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (11.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Derivative
2 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 2 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.39%) DTV
5 1 (1.39%) NHS
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) Tandem
5 1 (1.39%) Equities
5 1 (1.39%) PKI
5 1 (1.39%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.39%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.39%) Blog
5 1 (1.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (1.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.39%) UNIX
3 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (81.94%) TDD
2 53 (73.61%) MVC
3 42 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (41.67%) OO
4 30 (41.67%) BDD
5 17 (23.61%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
7 12 (16.67%) MVVM
8 11 (15.28%) Software Engineering
9 9 (12.50%) Scrum
10 8 (11.11%) Web Development
11 6 (8.33%) Multithreading
12 5 (6.94%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (5.56%) Analytics
13 4 (5.56%) Investment Management
13 4 (5.56%) Content Management
13 4 (5.56%) OOP
13 4 (5.56%) E-Commerce
14 3 (4.17%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 54 (75.00%) C#
2 41 (56.94%) JavaScript
3 15 (20.83%) SQL
4 9 (12.50%) Java
5 8 (11.11%) XAML
6 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.94%) VBA
7 3 (4.17%) XQuery
7 3 (4.17%) Python
7 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.78%) XPath
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.39%) C++
9 1 (1.39%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.39%) Ruby
9 1 (1.39%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
1 3 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.39%) MCP
3 1 (1.39%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle
3 9 (12.50%) Telerik
4 4 (5.56%) TIBCO
5 3 (4.17%) Twitter
6 2 (2.78%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.78%) Syncfusion
6 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.78%) Sybase
7 1 (1.39%) JBoss
7 1 (1.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.39%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.39%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.39%) Murex
7 1 (1.39%) Google
7 1 (1.39%) FatWire
7 1 (1.39%) Red Gate
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