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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 60 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.21% 0.093% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.68% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £430 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
235 382 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.88% 35.44% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 226 93
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £239 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 16
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.25 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.25 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £38.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Reading region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) MVC
2 16 (94.12%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET Web API
3 15 (88.24%) .NET
4 14 (82.35%) .NET Framework
5 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) Unity DI Container
6 9 (52.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
6 9 (52.94%) PaaS
7 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
8 7 (41.18%) TDD
8 7 (41.18%) WCF
8 7 (41.18%) MSTest
8 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
9 6 (35.29%) C++
9 6 (35.29%) VC++
10 5 (29.41%) Finance
11 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
11 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (11.76%) Kendo UI
12 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
12 2 (11.76%) GitHub

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (52.94%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MSTest
2 3 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Moq
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C++ Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 16 (94.12%) ASP.NET Web API
2 15 (88.24%) .NET
3 14 (82.35%) .NET Framework
4 9 (52.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 9 (52.94%) Unity DI Container
5 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 7 (41.18%) WCF
7 3 (17.65%) NHibernate
8 2 (11.76%) jQuery
8 2 (11.76%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (11.76%) Kendo UI
8 2 (11.76%) MFC
8 2 (11.76%) ActiveX
9 1 (5.88%) ISAPI
9 1 (5.88%) COM
9 1 (5.88%) DCOM
9 1 (5.88%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) MVC
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (41.18%) TDD
4 6 (35.29%) Integration Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) Web Design
5 2 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) DSDM
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) VC++
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Telerik