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 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 371 378 376
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 37 40 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.52% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 25
Average daily rate £425 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £400 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £512 £480
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
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
7571 7683 8238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.76% 36.20% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5386 5593
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 149 160
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £52.50
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 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 8 February 2016.

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 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
City of London +49 5 £330 -24.09% 8
Romford - 1 £375 -
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 58 (77.33%) MVC
2 54 (72.00%) TDD
3 51 (68.00%) .NET
4 45 (60.00%) C#
5 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (54.67%) SQL Server
6 36 (48.00%) WCF
7 34 (45.33%) SQL
8 33 (44.00%) JavaScript
9 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET
10 31 (41.33%) jQuery
11 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
12 29 (38.67%) Web Services
13 25 (33.33%) HTML
14 24 (32.00%) CSS
14 24 (32.00%) .NET Framework
15 23 (30.67%) OO
15 23 (30.67%) Finance
15 23 (30.67%) AngularJS
16 22 (29.33%) BDD
16 22 (29.33%) Entity Framework
17 21 (28.00%) Scrum
18 20 (26.67%) T-SQL
19 18 (24.00%) Java
19 18 (24.00%) Banking
20 17 (22.67%) Ajax
21 16 (21.33%) Spring
21 16 (21.33%) Dependency Injection
22 15 (20.00%) HTML5

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (13.33%) IIS
2 7 (9.33%) Tomcat
3 6 (8.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (6.67%) Apache
4 5 (6.67%) Apache TomEE
4 5 (6.67%) JBoss
4 5 (6.67%) Jetty
4 5 (6.67%) SharePoint Foundation
5 4 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (4.00%) Apache Solr
6 3 (4.00%) Node.js
7 2 (2.67%) CMS
7 2 (2.67%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.33%) Confluence
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 14 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) GitHub
2 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.33%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.33%) Basecamp
4 1 (1.33%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (54.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.33%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.00%) Redis
4 3 (4.00%) Riak
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.67%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (14.67%) Maven
3 10 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (10.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.33%) NUnit
5 7 (9.33%) TeamCity
6 6 (8.00%) Selenium
6 6 (8.00%) Visual Studio
7 5 (6.67%) GitLab
7 5 (6.67%) JMeter
8 4 (5.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (5.33%) Bitbucket
8 4 (5.33%) JIRA
8 4 (5.33%) jMock
8 4 (5.33%) Mockito
8 4 (5.33%) ProC
9 2 (2.67%) CruiseControl
9 2 (2.67%) FitNesse
9 2 (2.67%) Subversion
General
1 23 (30.67%) Finance
2 18 (24.00%) Banking
3 5 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.33%) Back Office
5 1 (1.33%) Billing
5 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (98.67%) Developer
2 43 (57.33%) .NET Developer
3 31 (41.33%) C# Developer
4 25 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 18 (24.00%) Senior Developer
7 16 (21.33%) ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (20.00%) Java Developer
9 14 (18.67%) Agile .NET Developer
9 14 (18.67%) Agile Developer
10 13 (17.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (17.33%) WCF Developer
11 12 (16.00%) Senior .NET Developer
12 11 (14.67%) Agile C# Developer
13 10 (13.33%) C# WCF Developer
13 10 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
13 10 (13.33%) SQL Developer
14 8 (10.67%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 5 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 5 (6.67%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (68.00%) .NET
2 36 (48.00%) WCF
3 32 (42.67%) ASP.NET
4 31 (41.33%) jQuery
5 30 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 29 (38.67%) Web Services
7 25 (33.33%) HTML
8 24 (32.00%) .NET Framework
8 24 (32.00%) CSS
9 23 (30.67%) AngularJS
10 22 (29.33%) Entity Framework
11 17 (22.67%) Ajax
12 16 (21.33%) Spring
13 15 (20.00%) HTML5
14 13 (17.33%) Unity DI Container
15 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (16.00%) Ninject
15 12 (16.00%) WPF
16 9 (12.00%) JMS
16 9 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.67%) N-Tier
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 3 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.00%) Physics
4 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (2.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.67%) NHS
4 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.33%) Animation
5 1 (1.33%) Derivative
5 1 (1.33%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.33%) Fintech
5 1 (1.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.67%) Unix
1 11 (14.67%) Windows
2 8 (10.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.33%) Linux
4 3 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (77.33%) MVC
2 54 (72.00%) TDD
3 41 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (30.67%) OO
5 22 (29.33%) BDD
6 21 (28.00%) Scrum
7 16 (21.33%) Dependency Injection
8 14 (18.67%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (14.67%) MVVM
10 10 (13.33%) AOP
10 10 (13.33%) OOP
11 9 (12.00%) Multithreading
11 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
11 9 (12.00%) Web Development
12 8 (10.67%) SDLC
12 8 (10.67%) SOA
13 7 (9.33%) Concurrent Programming
13 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
14 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
15 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 45 (60.00%) C#
2 34 (45.33%) SQL
3 33 (44.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 18 (24.00%) Java
6 5 (6.67%) Python
6 5 (6.67%) XPath
7 3 (4.00%) CoffeeScript
8 2 (2.67%) XAML
9 1 (1.33%) C++
9 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (13.33%) Degree
2 5 (6.67%) MCPD
2 5 (6.67%) MCSD
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.33%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (6.67%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.33%) Oracle
3 6 (8.00%) IBM
4 4 (5.33%) Infragistics
4 4 (5.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.67%) Twitter
6 1 (1.33%) ATG
6 1 (1.33%) Demandware
6 1 (1.33%) Google
6 1 (1.33%) hybris
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Posted: 3 days ago
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