The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 105 88 79
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -9
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.054% 0.14% 0.088%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.56% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -
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
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
582 354 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.68% 25.32% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 210 183
Average daily rate £369 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £481 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 16
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £24.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.09 £8.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.70 £32.50 £32.00
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 Manchester

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Inversion of Control
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#