The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 243 231 225
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 13 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.69% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 3
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£369 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.83% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £345 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £598 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £313
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2871 2596 2135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.68% 27.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1529 1396 1033
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £213 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 156 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Inversion of Control across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Inversion of Control
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Inversion of Control Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
West Sussex -14 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Hampshire -17 2 £369 -4.83% 6
East Sussex - 2 £315 - 1
Buckinghamshire 0 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -24 1 £275 -52.17%
Kent - 1 £338 - 7
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Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) C#
2 14 (73.68%) .NET
3 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
3 13 (68.42%) CSS
3 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 11 (57.89%) XML
5 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 8 (42.11%) Web Services
7 8 (42.11%) OO
7 8 (42.11%) SQL
7 8 (42.11%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (36.84%) WCF
8 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
9 6 (31.58%) XSL
9 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
9 6 (31.58%) Project Management
10 5 (26.32%) MVC
10 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
10 5 (26.32%) Spring
10 5 (26.32%) Web Development
10 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
10 5 (26.32%) MS Office
10 5 (26.32%) Java
10 5 (26.32%) Servlets
10 5 (26.32%) QA
11 4 (21.05%) jQuery
11 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
11 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 3 (15.79%) Tomcat
1 3 (15.79%) Jetty
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Solr
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQLite
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) Visual Studio
2 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Moq
3 2 (10.53%) MSBuild
3 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.53%) NUnit
4 1 (5.26%) JIRA
4 1 (5.26%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (5.26%) NCrunch
4 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2 (10.53%) Publishing
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (94.74%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) .NET Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) ASP.NET
2 13 (68.42%) CSS
2 13 (68.42%) HTML
3 11 (57.89%) XML
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
5 7 (36.84%) WCF
6 6 (31.58%) XSL
7 5 (26.32%) Spring
7 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
7 5 (26.32%) Servlets
8 4 (21.05%) jQuery
8 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (21.05%) SOAP
9 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
9 3 (15.79%) Ajax
9 3 (15.79%) XSLT
9 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
9 3 (15.79%) JPA
9 3 (15.79%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) OO
2 8 (42.11%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (31.58%) Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) MVC
4 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 5 (26.32%) Web Development
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Integration Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
7 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
8 1 (5.26%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) Web Design
8 1 (5.26%) DSDM
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) C#
3 8 (42.11%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Java
5 4 (21.05%) VB
5 4 (21.05%) VB6
6 3 (15.79%) XPath
6 3 (15.79%) XQuery
7 1 (5.26%) C++
7 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore