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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 245 231 221
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 12 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.070% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.26% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 9
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£350 £406 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £338 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £500 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
2873 2301 2028
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.98% 26.99% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1586 1216 927
Average daily rate £375 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 136 193
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.90 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 4 £350 +16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £361 -
Kent -6 2 £263 -47.50% 6
Hampshire -18 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Surrey - 1 £401 - 2
West Sussex - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
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Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (82.76%) C#
2 23 (79.31%) MVC
3 22 (75.86%) .NET
4 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (65.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 18 (62.07%) Dependency Injection
6 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
7 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
8 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
8 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
9 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
10 10 (34.48%) Scrum
10 10 (34.48%) Unity DI Container
10 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (31.03%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 9 (31.03%) PaaS
11 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (31.03%) TDD
11 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
12 8 (27.59%) CSS
12 8 (27.59%) MSTest
12 8 (27.59%) WCF
13 7 (24.14%) jQuery
13 7 (24.14%) NHibernate
14 6 (20.69%) C++
14 6 (20.69%) VC++
14 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
15 5 (17.24%) Moq
15 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2 (6.90%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (31.03%) PaaS
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) MSTest
2 5 (17.24%) Moq
3 4 (13.79%) NUnit
3 4 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
5 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.45%) NCrunch
5 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 9 (31.03%) .NET Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C++ Developer
5 5 (17.24%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (17.24%) Senior Developer
6 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
7 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (6.90%) GIS Developer
8 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Agile .NET Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Agile C# Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Android Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
9 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
9 1 (3.45%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (75.86%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 16 (55.17%) .NET Framework
4 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (37.93%) ASP.NET
6 10 (34.48%) Unity DI Container
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (31.03%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 8 (27.59%) CSS
8 8 (27.59%) WCF
9 7 (24.14%) jQuery
9 7 (24.14%) NHibernate
10 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 5 (17.24%) Ajax
11 4 (13.79%) HTML
12 3 (10.34%) Symfony
12 3 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (10.34%) Laravel
12 3 (10.34%) CSS3
12 3 (10.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.45%) W3C
2 1 (3.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) MVC
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (62.07%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (34.48%) Scrum
5 9 (31.03%) TDD
6 6 (20.69%) Integration Testing
7 5 (17.24%) OO
8 4 (13.79%) CRM
9 2 (6.90%) DSDM
9 2 (6.90%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
9 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (3.45%) Kanban
10 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
10 1 (3.45%) BDD
10 1 (3.45%) MVVM
10 1 (3.45%) Responsive Web Design
10 1 (3.45%) Android Development
10 1 (3.45%) Line Management
10 1 (3.45%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) C#
2 14 (48.28%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) C++
3 6 (20.69%) VC++
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 3 (10.34%) PHP5
5 3 (10.34%) C
5 3 (10.34%) PHP
6 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Siebel
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik