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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 248 225 212
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -13
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 10 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.10% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.55% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 2
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£400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £321 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £541 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.66% +25.00%
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
2591 2383 1747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.83% 26.95% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1336 1244 797
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 148 184
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -16.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 March 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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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
East Sussex - 5 £300 - 1
Hampshire -17 2 £369 -3.27% 2
West Sussex - 2 £425 - 3
Berkshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - - 3
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Inversion of Control
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 21 (70.00%) C#
2 20 (66.67%) .NET
3 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
4 16 (53.33%) MVC
5 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
6 13 (43.33%) Dependency Injection
7 12 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (40.00%) CSS
8 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
9 10 (33.33%) WCF
9 10 (33.33%) OO
9 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (30.00%) TDD
11 8 (26.67%) jQuery
11 8 (26.67%) Scrum
11 8 (26.67%) HTML
11 8 (26.67%) XML
12 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
12 7 (23.33%) SQL
12 7 (23.33%) Unity DI Container
13 6 (20.00%) N-Tier
13 6 (20.00%) Project Management
13 6 (20.00%) QA
13 6 (20.00%) NHibernate
13 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (10.00%) Jetty
1 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.33%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.67%) PaaS
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) SQLite
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.67%) Moq
3 4 (13.33%) NUnit
3 4 (13.33%) Subversion
3 4 (13.33%) MSTest
3 4 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.67%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.33%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.33%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) JIRA
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (3.33%) NCrunch
General
1 4 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Developer
5 4 (13.33%) C++ Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Web Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.33%) Web Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) .NET
2 14 (46.67%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 12 (40.00%) CSS
4 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
5 10 (33.33%) WCF
5 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (26.67%) jQuery
7 8 (26.67%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) XML
8 7 (23.33%) Unity DI Container
9 6 (20.00%) NHibernate
10 5 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (16.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 5 (16.67%) Ajax
10 5 (16.67%) Spring
10 5 (16.67%) Web Services
10 5 (16.67%) Servlets
11 4 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Tandem
2 1 (3.33%) W3C
2 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (53.33%) MVC
3 13 (43.33%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (33.33%) OO
5 9 (30.00%) TDD
6 8 (26.67%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) Project Management
8 5 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
9 4 (13.33%) CRM
9 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.33%) Web Development
10 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 2 (6.67%) SOA
11 2 (6.67%) Refactoring
11 2 (6.67%) MVVM
11 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
12 1 (3.33%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 16 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 5 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (16.67%) C++
5 4 (13.33%) VC++
5 4 (13.33%) PHP
6 3 (10.00%) PHP5
6 3 (10.00%) XPath
6 3 (10.00%) XQuery
6 3 (10.00%) C
7 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (6.67%) VB
7 2 (6.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Siebel
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Telerik