The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 122 121 106
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -15
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.071% 0.079% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.32% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
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£350 - £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £475 £309
% change year-on-year
-24.21% +53.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
704 631 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 25.13% 25.06% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 288 247
Average daily rate £350 £368 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +14.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £225 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 37
Average hourly rate £12.21 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.93% -12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.51 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -14.28%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Inversion of Control
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control across the Scotland region.

Inversion of Control Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Glasgow -4 2 £350 -
Edinburgh - - - -
Inversion of Control
UK

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Middleware
3 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) EJB
3 2 (50.00%) JMS
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) Servlets
3 2 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (50.00%) Struts
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Apache
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JPA
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (50.00%) Struts2
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) WebCenter
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) UIKit
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) Dojo
2 2 (50.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (50.00%) YUI
2 2 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) BPEL
3 2 (50.00%) AOP
3 2 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Yahoo!
1 2 (50.00%) Google
1 2 (50.00%) Kony