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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 266 260 238
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -22
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 5 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 9
Median daily rate £388 £320 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.09% -22.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £275 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £430 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2818 3039 2644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.93% 31.82% 29.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1632 1616 1418
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 133 177
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.24 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -8.82%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Inversion of Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 £388 - 1
West Sussex -26 2 - - 1
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 11 (91.67%) C#
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (91.67%) ADO.NET
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) Mentoring
3 9 (75.00%) Datazen
3 9 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (75.00%) Hadoop
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (75.00%) Open Source
3 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
3 9 (75.00%) Castle Windsor
3 9 (75.00%) Autofac
3 9 (75.00%) Big Data
3 9 (75.00%) ODBC
3 9 (75.00%) XML Schema
3 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (75.00%) OLE
3 9 (75.00%) OLE DB
3 9 (75.00%) ADO
3 9 (75.00%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (66.67%) Windows
5 7 (58.33%) MS Excel

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Big Data
2 9 (75.00%) Datazen
2 9 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Grunt
2 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (8.33%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) SQL Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Escalation Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Developer
4 3 (25.00%) .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Development Support Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Lead .NET Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Lead C# Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Leader
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
6 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
6 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
1 11 (91.67%) ADO.NET
1 11 (91.67%) XML
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (75.00%) ADO
2 9 (75.00%) Autofac
2 9 (75.00%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (75.00%) CSS
2 9 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (75.00%) ODBC
2 9 (75.00%) OLE
2 9 (75.00%) OLE DB
2 9 (75.00%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (75.00%) XML Schema
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (16.67%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 9 (75.00%) Open Source
3 8 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (41.67%) Memory Management
5 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (16.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 2 (16.67%) MVC
7 2 (16.67%) SOLID
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Workflow
8 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (58.33%) T-SQL
4 5 (41.67%) C
4 5 (41.67%) C++
4 5 (41.67%) Java
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) R
4 5 (41.67%) Scala
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
1 3 (25.00%) MCSD
1 3 (25.00%) MCSE
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) Remedy