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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 246 226 214
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.075% 0.083% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£350 £388 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +29.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2578 2225 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.80% 26.49% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1167 820
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 135 179
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 2
Hampshire -19 1 £350 -6.66% 2
Surrey - 1 £401 - 3
West Sussex - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 5
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Inversion of Control
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 24 (70.59%) C#
2 23 (67.65%) MVC
3 22 (64.71%) .NET
4 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (55.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 18 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
7 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (47.06%) .NET Framework
9 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
10 11 (32.35%) CSS
10 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
11 10 (29.41%) Scrum
11 10 (29.41%) OO
11 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
12 9 (26.47%) Managed Extensibility Framework
12 9 (26.47%) PaaS
12 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (26.47%) TDD
12 9 (26.47%) Integration Testing
12 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
13 8 (23.53%) WCF
13 8 (23.53%) MSTest
14 7 (20.59%) jQuery
14 7 (20.59%) NHibernate
14 7 (20.59%) SQL
14 7 (20.59%) HTML
15 6 (17.65%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (8.82%) Jetty
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (26.47%) PaaS
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) GitHub
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MSTest
2 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.71%) Moq
4 4 (11.76%) NUnit
4 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.82%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.94%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.94%) NCrunch
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) C# Developer
3 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
4 6 (17.65%) C++ Developer
5 5 (14.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (5.88%) GIS Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Developer
9 1 (2.94%) Web Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (64.71%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 16 (47.06%) .NET Framework
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (32.35%) CSS
5 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
6 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (29.41%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (26.47%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 8 (23.53%) WCF
9 7 (20.59%) jQuery
9 7 (20.59%) NHibernate
9 7 (20.59%) HTML
10 5 (14.71%) Spring
10 5 (14.71%) Ajax
10 5 (14.71%) XML
10 5 (14.71%) Servlets
10 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 4 (11.76%) XSLT
12 3 (8.82%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) N-Tier
2 2 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) Tandem
3 1 (2.94%) W3C
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (67.65%) MVC
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (52.94%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (29.41%) Scrum
4 10 (29.41%) OO
5 9 (26.47%) TDD
5 9 (26.47%) Integration Testing
6 5 (14.71%) Project Management
6 5 (14.71%) Risk Management
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) Web Development
9 2 (5.88%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) DSDM
9 2 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.94%) MVVM
10 1 (2.94%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) C++
4 6 (17.65%) VC++
5 5 (14.71%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) PHP5
6 3 (8.82%) XPath
6 3 (8.82%) XQuery
6 3 (8.82%) C
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.65%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Siebel
3 1 (2.94%) Telerik