The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 28 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.68% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £388 - -
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
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
302 261 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.35% 26.20% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 132 157
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Average hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £18.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) ADO
1 9 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) ODBC
1 9 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 9 (100.00%) OLE
1 9 (100.00%) OLE DB
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 9 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 9 (100.00%) Autofac
1 9 (100.00%) Big Data
1 9 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
1 9 (100.00%) Datazen
2 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
2 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
3 7 (77.78%) Remedy

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) Big Data
1 9 (100.00%) Datazen
1 9 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Development Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Development Support Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
1 9 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (100.00%) ADO
1 9 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 9 (100.00%) Autofac
1 9 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 9 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 9 (100.00%) ODBC
1 9 (100.00%) OLE
1 9 (100.00%) OLE DB
1 9 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 9 (100.00%) XML
1 9 (100.00%) XML Schema
2 6 (66.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Open Source
2 8 (88.89%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) Memory Management
4 4 (44.44%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) VB.NET
2 5 (55.56%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) Python
2 5 (55.56%) R
2 5 (55.56%) Scala
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
1 3 (33.33%) MCSD
1 3 (33.33%) MCSE
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Remedy