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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 373 374 377
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 53 46 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 34
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£425 £425 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £328 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £600 £609
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £400 £309
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +29.44%
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
8744 9589 9128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.46% 37.84% 37.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6105 6745 6293
Average daily rate £450 £450 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 164 224
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +11 7 £485 +24.35% 4
Docklands, London +15 1 £555 -6.72% 1
Chessington - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 69 (80.23%) TDD
2 62 (72.09%) C#
3 61 (70.93%) .NET
4 56 (65.12%) MVC
5 53 (61.63%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (58.14%) HTML
7 49 (56.98%) CSS
7 49 (56.98%) Web Services
8 48 (55.81%) JavaScript
9 42 (48.84%) jQuery
10 41 (47.67%) HTML5
10 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
11 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET
11 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (43.02%) OO
12 37 (43.02%) Ajax
13 35 (40.70%) KnockoutJS
14 33 (38.37%) BDD
14 33 (38.37%) WCF
15 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
16 29 (33.72%) SQL
17 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
18 25 (29.07%) Backbone.js
18 25 (29.07%) Underscore.js
18 25 (29.07%) IIS
19 21 (24.42%) Oracle
20 19 (22.09%) WPF
21 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
22 17 (19.77%) Team Foundation Server
23 16 (18.60%) JSON

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 25 (29.07%) IIS
2 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.14%) Node.js
3 4 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.49%) TIBCO EMS
5 2 (2.33%) CMS
5 2 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (1.16%) JBoss
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (1.16%) Mule
6 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.16%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 31 (36.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.16%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) HTTP
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.16%) QlikView
7 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) Big Data
7 1 (1.16%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 17 (19.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (15.12%) NUnit
3 7 (8.14%) Jasmine
4 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.98%) Grunt
4 6 (6.98%) Karma Test Runner
4 6 (6.98%) Bower
4 6 (6.98%) CruiseControl
4 6 (6.98%) Maven
4 6 (6.98%) MSTest
5 5 (5.81%) Ant
6 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
6 4 (4.65%) Subversion
6 4 (4.65%) Rhino Mocks
6 4 (4.65%) SpecFlow
7 3 (3.49%) Hudson
7 3 (3.49%) MSBuild
7 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.49%) Build Forge
7 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 15 (17.44%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
2 5 (5.81%) Investment Banking
3 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.65%) Marketing
4 3 (3.49%) Front Office
5 2 (2.33%) Publishing
6 1 (1.16%) Electronics
6 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.16%) Local Government
6 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (79.07%) Developer
2 39 (45.35%) .NET Developer
3 30 (34.88%) Senior Developer
4 28 (32.56%) Senior .NET Developer
5 26 (30.23%) Agile .NET Developer
6 15 (17.44%) C# Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Architect
7 8 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (6.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Android Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Technical Architect
9 5 (5.81%) Web Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Development Manager
10 3 (3.49%) WPF Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Agile C# Developer
11 2 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
11 2 (2.33%) Programmer
11 2 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (70.93%) .NET
2 50 (58.14%) HTML
3 49 (56.98%) Web Services
3 49 (56.98%) CSS
4 42 (48.84%) jQuery
5 41 (47.67%) HTML5
6 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 38 (44.19%) ASP.NET
7 37 (43.02%) Ajax
8 35 (40.70%) KnockoutJS
9 33 (38.37%) WCF
10 25 (29.07%) Backbone.js
10 25 (29.07%) Underscore.js
11 19 (22.09%) WPF
12 18 (20.93%) .NET Framework
13 16 (18.60%) JSON
13 16 (18.60%) XML
14 12 (13.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 12 (13.95%) CSS3
15 11 (12.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.79%) Derivative
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.98%) N-Tier
2 6 (6.98%) Visualisation
3 5 (5.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (5.81%) Equities
4 3 (3.49%) User Experience
4 3 (3.49%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.33%) Open Source
5 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.16%) Blog
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Tandem
6 1 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.16%) PKI
6 1 (1.16%) NHS
6 1 (1.16%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Android
2 5 (5.81%) UNIX
3 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (80.23%) TDD
2 56 (65.12%) MVC
3 53 (61.63%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (43.02%) OO
5 33 (38.37%) BDD
6 15 (17.44%) Dependency Injection
6 15 (17.44%) MVVM
7 11 (12.79%) OOP
8 10 (11.63%) Scrum
8 10 (11.63%) Web Development
8 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
9 8 (9.30%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.30%) SOA
9 8 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (8.14%) Analytics
11 6 (6.98%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (6.98%) Investment Management
11 6 (6.98%) Workflow
11 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.09%) C#
2 48 (55.81%) JavaScript
3 29 (33.72%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) Java
5 11 (12.79%) PL/SQL
6 10 (11.63%) XAML
7 5 (5.81%) Groovy
7 5 (5.81%) Scala
8 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.65%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.65%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.65%) VBA
9 3 (3.49%) Python
9 3 (3.49%) XQuery
9 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.33%) XPath
11 1 (1.16%) SPARQL
11 1 (1.16%) Ruby
11 1 (1.16%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (47.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.42%) Oracle
3 7 (8.14%) Telerik
4 4 (4.65%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.49%) Red Gate
5 3 (3.49%) Twitter
6 2 (2.33%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.33%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.33%) Syncfusion
6 2 (2.33%) Reuters
6 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.16%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.16%) Infragistics
7 1 (1.16%) FatWire
7 1 (1.16%) Sybase
7 1 (1.16%) SAP
7 1 (1.16%) Murex
7 1 (1.16%) Fidessa
7 1 (1.16%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.16%) Google
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