The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the North West 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 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 150 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.078% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £321 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.94% -17.09%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1037 901 808
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 27.05% 29.85% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 473 369
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £590 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 48
Average hourly rate £16.61 £15.65 £16.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -7.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
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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
Manchester - 2 £325 -
Merseyside - 1 - -
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (50.00%) Node.js
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (50.00%) C
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) AOP
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (50.00%) OOD
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
4 3 (37.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (25.00%) SaaS
5 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 4 (50.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) .NET Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Agile .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UX Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) WCF
2 3 (37.50%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 2 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (25.00%) JSON
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) WPF
4 1 (12.50%) Spring.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (12.50%) Ninject
4 1 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (12.50%) Autofac
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Social Network
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) UNIX
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) AOP
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (50.00%) OO
2 4 (50.00%) OOD
2 4 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
5 1 (12.50%) CRM
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) MVVM
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Web Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) C
2 4 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter