The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the South East region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 241 228 240
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 3 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% 0.13% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.64% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £394 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.41% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1972 1713 2010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.81% 20.32% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 823 843
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 129 172
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Inversion of Control
England

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
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 23 July 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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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
Berkshire +2 2 £325 -18.75% 4
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Surrey - - - - 2
West Sussex - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 3
Inversion of Control
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 19 (86.36%) MVC
3 16 (72.73%) C#
4 13 (59.09%) TDD
5 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 10 (45.45%) NUnit
7 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
7 9 (40.91%) Scrum
7 9 (40.91%) jQuery
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (36.36%) Ninject
9 7 (31.82%) WCF
9 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 7 (31.82%) Finance
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
10 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (27.27%) Kanban
10 6 (27.27%) BDD
11 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (22.73%) SaaS
11 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
11 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
11 5 (22.73%) Moq
11 5 (22.73%) Xbox
11 5 (22.73%) Big Data
11 5 (22.73%) Couchbase

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) Apache
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon EC2
1 5 (22.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) MongoDB
2 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
2 5 (22.73%) Big Data
2 5 (22.73%) Couchbase
2 5 (22.73%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) NUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Maven
2 5 (22.73%) Moq
3 3 (13.64%) MSTest
4 1 (4.55%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (4.55%) Mockito
4 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.09%) Electronics
3 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 8 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Agile C# Developer
4 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
5 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Architect
6 3 (13.64%) Technical Architect
7 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Silverlight Developer
7 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) .NET Framework
3 9 (40.91%) jQuery
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (36.36%) Ninject
5 7 (31.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 7 (31.82%) WCF
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (27.27%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 3 (13.64%) WPF
9 2 (9.09%) Silverlight
9 2 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (9.09%) REST
9 2 (9.09%) NHibernate
10 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (4.55%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blog
1 5 (22.73%) Xbox
2 2 (9.09%) DTV
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) MVC
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 9 (40.91%) Scrum
4 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Kanban
4 6 (27.27%) BDD
5 5 (22.73%) Test-First Development
5 5 (22.73%) Pair Programming
5 5 (22.73%) Web Development
6 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (13.64%) MVVM
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
8 2 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) Integration Testing
8 2 (9.09%) SOA
8 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) C#
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.55%) DV Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Twitter
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) Telerik