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 29 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 103 95 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -10
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.41% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate - £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
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
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
571 487 362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 31.53% 29.37% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 250 184
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £246 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 30
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.81 £10.14 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.94 £17.50 £37.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (50.00%) GeoServer
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) ESRI
2 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JSON

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) ArcGIS
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) GeoServer
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Ember.js
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) React
2 1 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Content Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ESRI