The first 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 85 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.28% - 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+29.16% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
281 270 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.54% 26.97% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 121 132
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £226 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 23 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.42 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.02% -22.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.41 £61.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Inversion of Control
North West

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Wigan - - - - 1
Inversion of Control
North West

Inversion of Control
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Fluent NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) KnockoutJS
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Fluent NHibernate
4 1 (25.00%) WCF
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft