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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 230 238 244
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 16 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.068% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 4
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£425 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £309
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
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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
2538 2177 2570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.74% 24.83% 25.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1143 1152
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 124 187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £23.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -3.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.05 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.53 £17.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -36.36%

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 17 September 2014.

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 17 September 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 +16 10 £425 +6.25% 3
Hampshire - 3 £325 -
West Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 4
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Inversion of Control
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Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 24 (92.31%) MVC
2 21 (80.77%) C#
2 21 (80.77%) .NET
3 18 (69.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) .NET Framework
6 14 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
6 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (42.31%) Unity DI Container
9 10 (38.46%) TDD
9 10 (38.46%) Scrum
10 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
10 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
10 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
11 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
11 8 (30.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (30.77%) PaaS
11 8 (30.77%) MSTest
11 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (30.77%) WCF
11 8 (30.77%) jQuery
12 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
12 6 (23.08%) VC++
12 6 (23.08%) C++
13 5 (19.23%) NUnit
13 5 (19.23%) Finance
13 5 (19.23%) NHibernate
13 5 (19.23%) Moq

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 3 (11.54%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) PaaS
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) Couchbase
2 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) MySQL
2 2 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MSTest
2 5 (19.23%) NUnit
2 5 (19.23%) Moq
3 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Mockito
5 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.69%) Electronics
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 11 (42.31%) C# Developer
3 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 8 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (23.08%) C++ Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Developer
6 4 (15.38%) Agile C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
7 2 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) GIS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (80.77%) .NET
2 18 (69.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 15 (57.69%) .NET Framework
4 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (42.31%) Unity DI Container
6 9 (34.62%) ASP.NET
7 8 (30.77%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 8 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (30.77%) WCF
7 8 (30.77%) jQuery
8 5 (19.23%) NHibernate
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (15.38%) CSS
10 3 (11.54%) SOAP
10 3 (11.54%) HTML
10 3 (11.54%) Ninject
10 3 (11.54%) REST
10 3 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Xbox
1 2 (7.69%) Blog
1 2 (7.69%) DTV
1 2 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Android
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (92.31%) MVC
2 14 (53.85%) Dependency Injection
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) TDD
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
5 4 (15.38%) BDD
6 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Android Development
7 2 (7.69%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) DSDM
7 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.69%) Migration
7 2 (7.69%) Programme Management
7 2 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 2 (7.69%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C#
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) VC++
3 6 (23.08%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) VB
5 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Twitter
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) Telerik