The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank - - 109
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £321 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.94% -17.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
891 744 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.83% 24.33% 26.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 466 323
Average daily rate £375 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 35
Average hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.12 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.57%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Inversion of Control across the South West region.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Inversion of Control
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (33.33%) LINQ
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) OOD
2 2 (66.67%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) TypeScript