The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 535 534 510
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -24
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 61 61 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.37% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 41 34
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£375 £425 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £369 £350
% change year-on-year
-11.86% +5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16812 16661 15515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.53% 31.47% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10365 10360 9121
Average daily rate £413 £401 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.99% -5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 667 657 668
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous 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 29 May 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
England -21 61 £375 -11.76% 63
London -3 26 £408 -4.11% 25
South East -1 12 £320 -22.42% 18
City of London +15 7 £425 +13.33% 4
North West -23 6 £379 +37.72% 3
North East - 6 £306 - 3
Leicester +6 4 £375 -
Leicestershire +2 4 £375 - 1
East Midlands -3 4 £375 +108.33% 3
West Sussex -16 4 £425 +30.76% 1
Durham - 4 £300 - 2
Manchester -5 3 £338 +22.72%
Oxfordshire -20 3 £275 -46.34% 1
West Midlands - 3 £263 - 3
Brighton - 3 £315 - 1
East Sussex - 3 £315 - 2
Wolverhampton - 3 £263 -
Cheshire - 3 £408 - 2
Oxford - 2 £275 - 1
Bristol - 2 £375 - 4
Crawley - 2 £400 - 1
South West - 2 £375 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 2 £306 - 1
Daresbury - 2 £408 -
Basingstoke 0 1 £388 -
Hampshire -2 1 £388 - 3
Kent - 1 £338 - 4
Thame - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 - - 2
Bolton - 1 £350 -

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 80 (70.18%) .NET
2 73 (64.04%) C#
3 65 (57.02%) SQL Server
4 64 (56.14%) MVC
5 59 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (50.88%) TDD
7 52 (45.61%) .NET Framework
8 51 (44.74%) JavaScript
9 46 (40.35%) ASP.NET
10 44 (38.60%) HTML
11 43 (37.72%) CSS
12 40 (35.09%) SQL
13 39 (34.21%) WCF
14 35 (30.70%) XML
15 34 (29.82%) Scrum
16 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
17 30 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 30 (26.32%) Entity Framework
18 29 (25.44%) Web Services
19 28 (24.56%) jQuery
20 27 (23.68%) OO
21 26 (22.81%) Unity DI Container
22 24 (21.05%) AngularJS
23 23 (20.18%) SOA
23 23 (20.18%) Java
24 22 (19.30%) Dependency Injection
25 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
25 21 (18.42%) WPF
25 21 (18.42%) T-SQL
26 20 (17.54%) Continuous Integration

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (8.77%) CMS
2 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.14%) Apache Solr
3 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.39%) Node.js
3 5 (4.39%) Apache
3 5 (4.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (2.63%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (2.63%) Oracle Coherence
5 3 (2.63%) Jetty
6 2 (1.75%) IIS
6 2 (1.75%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.88%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.39%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Summit
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon SQS
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
2 5 (4.39%) Amazon S3
3 3 (2.63%) SaaS
4 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) HTTP
2 2 (1.75%) Internet
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (57.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.28%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (11.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (7.89%) MySQL
5 4 (3.51%) NoSQL
5 4 (3.51%) Triplestore
5 4 (3.51%) MarkLogic
6 3 (2.63%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.75%) Mahout
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.88%) SQLite
8 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 21 (18.42%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.79%) NUnit
3 15 (13.16%) Visual Studio
4 14 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (9.65%) Moq
6 10 (8.77%) Subversion
6 10 (8.77%) ProC
7 9 (7.89%) MSTest
8 8 (7.02%) Rhino Mocks
9 7 (6.14%) SpecFlow
10 6 (5.26%) TeamCity
11 5 (4.39%) JIRA
12 4 (3.51%) Mockito
12 4 (3.51%) PHPUnit
12 4 (3.51%) Maven
12 4 (3.51%) JUnit
12 4 (3.51%) MSBuild
12 4 (3.51%) Jenkins
13 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (15.79%) Finance
2 9 (7.89%) Banking
2 9 (7.89%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Back Office
5 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.51%) Publishing
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
7 1 (0.88%) Front Office
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 99 (86.84%) Developer
2 45 (39.47%) .NET Developer
3 25 (21.93%) C# Developer
4 16 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Agile .NET Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Hybris Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Agile C# Developer
8 4 (3.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (3.51%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (3.51%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 4 (3.51%) PHP Zend Developer
9 3 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (70.18%) .NET
2 52 (45.61%) .NET Framework
3 46 (40.35%) ASP.NET
4 44 (38.60%) HTML
5 43 (37.72%) CSS
6 39 (34.21%) WCF
7 35 (30.70%) XML
8 30 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 30 (26.32%) Entity Framework
9 29 (25.44%) Web Services
10 28 (24.56%) jQuery
11 26 (22.81%) Unity DI Container
12 24 (21.05%) AngularJS
13 21 (18.42%) WPF
14 18 (15.79%) KnockoutJS
15 17 (14.91%) Spring
16 16 (14.04%) ASP.NET Web API
17 15 (13.16%) HTML5
18 13 (11.40%) LINQ
19 12 (10.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.77%) Derivative
2 9 (7.89%) Equity Derivative
3 8 (7.02%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.14%) N-Tier
5 6 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.39%) Public Cloud
6 5 (4.39%) Data Integration
7 4 (3.51%) Semantic Web
8 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.75%) Social Network
9 2 (1.75%) PKI
9 2 (1.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.88%) Xbox
10 1 (0.88%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.88%) Tandem
10 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.88%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.28%) Windows
2 9 (7.89%) Linux
3 8 (7.02%) UNIX
4 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.75%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) MVC
2 59 (51.75%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (50.88%) TDD
4 34 (29.82%) Scrum
5 27 (23.68%) OO
6 23 (20.18%) SOA
7 22 (19.30%) Dependency Injection
8 20 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (15.79%) SDLC
10 16 (14.04%) Software Engineering
10 16 (14.04%) BDD
11 15 (13.16%) MVVM
12 12 (10.53%) AOP
12 12 (10.53%) E-Commerce
12 12 (10.53%) OOP
13 11 (9.65%) Project Management
13 11 (9.65%) Unit Testing
14 10 (8.77%) Memory Management
15 9 (7.89%) OOD
15 9 (7.89%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 73 (64.04%) C#
2 51 (44.74%) JavaScript
3 40 (35.09%) SQL
4 23 (20.18%) Java
5 21 (18.42%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.26%) PHP
6 6 (5.26%) C++
7 5 (4.39%) VB
7 5 (4.39%) C
7 5 (4.39%) Python
7 5 (4.39%) XQuery
7 5 (4.39%) VB6
7 5 (4.39%) Ruby
7 5 (4.39%) XPath
8 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.63%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.75%) Clojure
10 2 (1.75%) Scala
11 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.88%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Degree
2 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) EMIR
2 2 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 33 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.16%) Oracle
3 11 (9.65%) Infragistics
4 6 (5.26%) Sitecore
5 5 (4.39%) Twitter
5 5 (4.39%) hybris
6 4 (3.51%) Zend
6 4 (3.51%) Endeca
7 3 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.63%) EPiServer
8 2 (1.75%) SAP
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.75%) Bloomberg
8 2 (1.75%) Facebook
9 1 (0.88%) Red Gate
9 1 (0.88%) Reuters
9 1 (0.88%) Sybase
9 1 (0.88%) Calypso
9 1 (0.88%) Syncfusion
9 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
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