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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 395 403 411
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 37 24 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.29% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 18 22
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £346 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
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
8336 8175 8817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.22% 36.45% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5960 5535 6184
Average daily rate £475 £470 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 127 159
Average hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.03 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.75 £46.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -5.50%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +48 12 £250 -37.50% 4
Wembley - 1 £425 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 61 (82.43%) MVC
2 56 (75.68%) TDD
3 55 (74.32%) .NET
4 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (71.62%) C#
6 41 (55.41%) ASP.NET
7 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
8 39 (52.70%) jQuery
9 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
10 37 (50.00%) SQL
11 33 (44.59%) .NET Framework
11 33 (44.59%) Web Services
11 33 (44.59%) WCF
12 32 (43.24%) OO
12 32 (43.24%) SQL Server
13 31 (41.89%) HTML
14 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
15 29 (39.19%) CSS
16 27 (36.49%) Banking
16 27 (36.49%) BDD
17 26 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
18 23 (31.08%) AngularJS
18 23 (31.08%) Finance
18 23 (31.08%) T-SQL
19 22 (29.73%) Entity Framework
20 21 (28.38%) Scrum
20 21 (28.38%) Ajax
21 20 (27.03%) Web Development
21 20 (27.03%) HTML5
22 17 (22.97%) Java

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 15 (20.27%) IIS
2 5 (6.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.41%) Apache
3 4 (5.41%) Apache TomEE
3 4 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (5.41%) JBoss
3 4 (5.41%) Jetty
3 4 (5.41%) Node.js
3 4 (5.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.70%) Confluence
5 2 (2.70%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.35%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) GitHub
2 7 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.35%) Trello
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (43.24%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 11 (14.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.05%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (1.35%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.35%) MySQL
8 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.92%) Git (software)
2 13 (17.57%) Subversion
2 13 (17.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (16.22%) Jenkins
3 12 (16.22%) Maven
3 12 (16.22%) SpecFlow
4 9 (12.16%) TeamCity
4 9 (12.16%) Visual Studio
5 7 (9.46%) MSBuild
5 7 (9.46%) NUnit
5 7 (9.46%) Selenium
6 6 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 6 (8.11%) JIRA
7 4 (5.41%) Bitbucket
7 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
7 4 (5.41%) JMeter
7 4 (5.41%) jMock
7 4 (5.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (5.41%) Mockito
7 4 (5.41%) Moq
General
1 27 (36.49%) Banking
2 23 (31.08%) Finance
3 8 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 5 (6.76%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
6 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 73 (98.65%) Developer
2 37 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 36 (48.65%) C# Developer
4 27 (36.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 15 (20.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (18.92%) Java Developer
8 12 (16.22%) Agile Developer
8 12 (16.22%) C# WCF Developer
8 12 (16.22%) WCF Developer
9 11 (14.86%) Agile .NET Developer
9 11 (14.86%) Senior Developer
10 10 (13.51%) Agile C# Developer
11 8 (10.81%) SQL Developer
12 7 (9.46%) CRM Developer
12 7 (9.46%) Senior C# Developer
13 6 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
14 5 (6.76%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (74.32%) .NET
2 41 (55.41%) ASP.NET
3 39 (52.70%) jQuery
4 38 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 33 (44.59%) .NET Framework
5 33 (44.59%) WCF
5 33 (44.59%) Web Services
6 31 (41.89%) HTML
7 29 (39.19%) CSS
8 23 (31.08%) AngularJS
9 22 (29.73%) Entity Framework
10 21 (28.38%) Ajax
11 20 (27.03%) HTML5
12 16 (21.62%) Autofac
13 15 (20.27%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (20.27%) Spring
14 14 (18.92%) NHibernate
14 14 (18.92%) Ninject
15 12 (16.22%) Backbone.js
16 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (6.76%) User Experience
3 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (4.05%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Reference Data
5 2 (2.70%) Wiki
6 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.35%) Fintech
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Unix
2 10 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.81%) Linux
4 7 (9.46%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (82.43%) MVC
2 56 (75.68%) TDD
3 54 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (43.24%) OO
5 27 (36.49%) BDD
6 26 (35.14%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (28.38%) Scrum
8 20 (27.03%) Web Development
9 14 (18.92%) SDLC
10 11 (14.86%) Dependency Injection
10 11 (14.86%) Multithreading
11 10 (13.51%) AOP
11 10 (13.51%) OOD
11 10 (13.51%) OOP
11 10 (13.51%) Time Management
12 9 (12.16%) E-Commerce
12 9 (12.16%) Software Testing
13 8 (10.81%) Concurrent Programming
14 7 (9.46%) CRM
15 6 (8.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 53 (71.62%) C#
2 40 (54.05%) JavaScript
3 37 (50.00%) SQL
4 23 (31.08%) T-SQL
5 17 (22.97%) Java
6 4 (5.41%) PowerShell
6 4 (5.41%) Python
6 4 (5.41%) XPath
7 3 (4.05%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.70%) C++
9 1 (1.35%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (16.22%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) MCPD
2 10 (13.51%) MCSD
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.35%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Puppet
1 4 (5.41%) yum
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.46%) IBM
3 6 (8.11%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Sitecore
4 3 (4.05%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.05%) Twitter
5 2 (2.70%) Caplin
5 2 (2.70%) Currenex
5 2 (2.70%) FXall
6 1 (1.35%) ATG
6 1 (1.35%) Demandware
6 1 (1.35%) hybris
6 1 (1.35%) Infragistics
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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