The table below looks at the statistics for Inversion of Control skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Inversion of Control (IoC)
UK
Rank 541 558 564
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 55 66 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 47 41
Median daily rate £358 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £269 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £510 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £325 £401
% change year-on-year
+8.07% -18.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37463 42318 40948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.62% 82.71% 79.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 24877 27655 25965
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1164 1085
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.75 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +49.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Inversion of Control as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Inversion of Control within the UK.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Inversion of Control
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control within the UK.

Inversion of Control Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Inversion of Control
Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control within the UK over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +23 47 £360 -10.00% 44
London -4 27 £358 -13.33% 20
South Wales +18 7 £185 -40.89% 1
Cardiff +17 7 £185 -40.89%
Wales +9 7 £185 -40.89% 3
North West +29 6 £375 +15.38% 7
City of London -6 5 £350 +7.69%
West Midlands +5 4 £563 +73.07% 2
Coventry -6 4 £563 +73.07%
Manchester +15 3 £375 +15.38% 3
East of England +3 3 £394 +5.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £385 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £385 -
Cheshire - 3 £339 - 3
North East - 3 £385 -
East Midlands - 2 £320 -
South East +10 1 - - 9
Hertfordshire -2 1 £363 - 1
Suffolk - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £425 -
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Cambridge - 1 £425 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 77 (66.38%) .NET
2 74 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (62.93%) C#
4 67 (57.76%) MVC
5 55 (47.41%) SQL
6 50 (43.10%) TDD
7 41 (35.34%) SQL Server
8 38 (32.76%) Finance
8 38 (32.76%) Git (software)
9 37 (31.90%) ASP.NET
9 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
10 35 (30.17%) Java
10 35 (30.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 35 (30.17%) Dependency Injection
10 35 (30.17%) Spring
11 34 (29.31%) REST
12 33 (28.45%) Scrum
12 33 (28.45%) Microsoft
13 32 (27.59%) WCF
14 30 (25.86%) .NET Framework
14 30 (25.86%) T-SQL
15 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 28 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (23.28%) jQuery
17 26 (22.41%) Entity Framework
18 25 (21.55%) BDD
18 25 (21.55%) AngularJS
18 25 (21.55%) SOLID
19 24 (20.69%) Hibernate
19 24 (20.69%) Web Services

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 10 (8.62%) Jetty
3 7 (6.03%) JBoss
3 7 (6.03%) WebLogic
3 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
4 6 (5.17%) IIS
5 5 (4.31%) Apache
6 4 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 4 (3.45%) NServiceBus
6 4 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.59%) GlassFish
7 3 (2.59%) MS Project Server
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.59%) WebLogic Integration
7 3 (2.59%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (2.59%) WebSphere Process Server
8 1 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 28 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.17%) Amazon S3
3 6 (5.17%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.86%) Asana
4 1 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.86%) G Suite
4 1 (0.86%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.86%) IaaS
4 1 (0.86%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (35.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (13.79%) NoSQL
3 12 (10.34%) RDBMS
3 12 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 9 (7.76%) MongoDB
4 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (7.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (6.03%) MySQL
7 6 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (5.17%) SQLite
8 5 (4.31%) Hadoop
9 3 (2.59%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.72%) DB2
11 1 (0.86%) Big Data
11 1 (0.86%) DocumentDB
11 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (32.76%) Git (software)
2 35 (30.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (18.97%) NUnit
4 18 (15.52%) Maven
5 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
6 15 (12.93%) MSBuild
7 14 (12.07%) Visual Studio
8 13 (11.21%) JUnit
9 12 (10.34%) MSTest
10 11 (9.48%) CruiseControl
11 10 (8.62%) Hudson
12 9 (7.76%) Build Forge
12 9 (7.76%) Moq
13 7 (6.03%) SpecFlow
14 6 (5.17%) Gradle
14 6 (5.17%) TestNG
15 5 (4.31%) Ant
15 5 (4.31%) Subversion
16 4 (3.45%) Jasmine
16 4 (3.45%) ReSharper
General
1 38 (32.76%) Finance
2 11 (9.48%) Banking
3 4 (3.45%) Front Office
4 2 (1.72%) Games
4 2 (1.72%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.72%) Prime Brokerage
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (82.76%) Developer
2 45 (38.79%) .NET Developer
3 35 (30.17%) C# Developer
4 32 (27.59%) Java Developer
5 25 (21.55%) Senior Developer
6 22 (18.97%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (16.38%) SQL Developer
8 14 (12.07%) Senior .NET Developer
9 13 (11.21%) Architect
10 11 (9.48%) Senior Java Developer
10 11 (9.48%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (8.62%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 10 (8.62%) Software Developer
12 9 (7.76%) .NET Architect
12 9 (7.76%) Software Engineer
13 8 (6.90%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 8 (6.90%) Senior C# Developer
14 7 (6.03%) C# Software Developer
14 7 (6.03%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 7 (6.03%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (66.38%) .NET
2 37 (31.90%) ASP.NET
3 35 (30.17%) Spring
4 34 (29.31%) REST
5 32 (27.59%) WCF
6 30 (25.86%) .NET Framework
7 28 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (23.28%) jQuery
9 26 (22.41%) Entity Framework
10 25 (21.55%) AngularJS
11 24 (20.69%) Hibernate
11 24 (20.69%) Web Services
12 23 (19.83%) JPA
13 22 (18.97%) J2EE
14 21 (18.10%) RESTful
15 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 19 (16.38%) HTML
17 18 (15.52%) JSON
18 17 (14.66%) WPF
19 16 (13.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.34%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.48%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.03%) Derivative
5 3 (2.59%) DataPower
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.59%) User Experience
6 2 (1.72%) Clustering
6 2 (1.72%) NHS
7 1 (0.86%) Animation
7 1 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.86%) Fintech
7 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.86%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.86%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.69%) Windows
2 19 (16.38%) Linux
3 10 (8.62%) Ubuntu
4 9 (7.76%) Unix
5 2 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (63.79%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (57.76%) MVC
3 50 (43.10%) TDD
4 35 (30.17%) Dependency Injection
5 33 (28.45%) Scrum
6 25 (21.55%) BDD
6 25 (21.55%) SOLID
7 23 (19.83%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (17.24%) Unit Testing
9 16 (13.79%) Mentoring
10 14 (12.07%) OO
11 13 (11.21%) Software Engineering
11 13 (11.21%) Web Development
12 12 (10.34%) SDLC
13 10 (8.62%) Load Balancing
13 10 (8.62%) OOP
14 9 (7.76%) Business Analysis
15 8 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
15 8 (6.90%) OOD
15 8 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (62.93%) C#
2 55 (47.41%) SQL
3 37 (31.90%) JavaScript
4 35 (30.17%) Java
5 30 (25.86%) T-SQL
6 24 (20.69%) PowerShell
7 10 (8.62%) VBA
8 7 (6.03%) TypeScript
9 5 (4.31%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.45%) C
10 4 (3.45%) Python
10 4 (3.45%) VB
10 4 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 4 (3.45%) VB6
11 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.72%) Perl
13 1 (0.86%) C++
13 1 (0.86%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.86%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.86%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 13 (11.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.86%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.86%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.86%) EMIR
System Software
1 5 (4.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.59%) Puppet
2 2 (1.72%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.86%) Ansible
3 1 (0.86%) Marathon
3 1 (0.86%) Mesos
Vendors
1 33 (28.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.07%) Oracle
3 10 (8.62%) TIBCO
4 5 (4.31%) IBM
5 3 (2.59%) Google
5 3 (2.59%) Kony
5 3 (2.59%) Telerik
6 2 (1.72%) Sybase
6 2 (1.72%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.72%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.86%) Apigee
7 1 (0.86%) Apple
7 1 (0.86%) CA
7 1 (0.86%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.86%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.86%) Twitter
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