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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 585 609 568
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -41
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 64 61 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.32% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 59
Median daily rate £380 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.87% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £313 £373
% change year-on-year
+16.80% -16.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
17655 19131 18584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.37% 33.00% 32.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11448 11987 11233
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £378 £350
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 813 802
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.27 £44.95 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%

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 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 25 September 2016.

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 19 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 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +24 60 £380 -7.87% 38
London -14 29 £473 +6.47% 17
Yorkshire +35 24 £353 -
South Yorkshire +22 22 £353 -
Sheffield +19 20 £340 -
City of London +10 3 £475 +33.80% 4
South East +19 2 £313 -10.71% 9
South West +10 2 £525 +61.53%
Bristol - 2 £525 -
Brighton - 2 £313 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £313 - 2
North West - 2 £338 - 8
West Midlands -19 1 £288 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 4
Northwich - 1 £325 -
Manchester - 1 £350 - 4
Leeds - 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £288 - 1

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 85 (70.25%) C#
1 85 (70.25%) .NET
2 83 (68.60%) MVC
3 82 (67.77%) SQL
4 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (52.07%) SQL Server
6 61 (50.41%) JavaScript
6 61 (50.41%) jQuery
7 55 (45.45%) TDD
8 54 (44.63%) T-SQL
9 50 (41.32%) ASP.NET
10 47 (38.84%) HTML
11 43 (35.54%) CSS
12 42 (34.71%) Finance
12 42 (34.71%) .NET Framework
13 38 (31.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (30.58%) Entity Framework
14 37 (30.58%) Unity DI Container
15 35 (28.93%) Continuous Integration
16 34 (28.10%) Scrum
16 34 (28.10%) AngularJS
17 33 (27.27%) BDD
17 33 (27.27%) WCF
18 32 (26.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (25.62%) Git (software)
20 29 (23.97%) HTML5
21 28 (23.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (22.31%) Web Services
23 26 (21.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 25 (20.66%) Unit Testing

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 18 (14.88%) IIS
2 6 (4.96%) NServiceBus
3 5 (4.13%) ArcGIS
3 5 (4.13%) CMS
3 5 (4.13%) Drupal
3 5 (4.13%) GeoServer
4 3 (2.48%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.65%) Confluence
5 2 (1.65%) Jetty
5 2 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.83%) Apache
6 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.83%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.83%) JBoss
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.83%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 14 (11.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (4.96%) Beauchamp
2 3 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.83%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.83%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.61%) HTTP
2 3 (2.48%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (52.07%) SQL Server
2 28 (23.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (21.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (20.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
6 10 (8.26%) Relational Database
7 8 (6.61%) MongoDB
8 7 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 6 (4.96%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (4.13%) GIS
11 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (2.48%) MOLAP
12 3 (2.48%) MySQL
12 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (2.48%) RavenDB
13 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (1.65%) Amazon Redshift
13 2 (1.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (25.62%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.05%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.05%) NUnit
2 17 (14.05%) Subversion
2 17 (14.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (13.22%) Visual Studio
4 12 (9.92%) Maven
4 12 (9.92%) Moq
4 12 (9.92%) TeamCity
5 9 (7.44%) JIRA
5 9 (7.44%) SpecFlow
6 8 (6.61%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (5.79%) Cucumber
8 6 (4.96%) Jasmine
8 6 (4.96%) Mockito
8 6 (4.96%) MSTest
9 5 (4.13%) NuGet
9 5 (4.13%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (3.31%) Gradle
10 4 (3.31%) MSBuild
General
1 42 (34.71%) Finance
2 14 (11.57%) Back Office
3 12 (9.92%) Banking
4 7 (5.79%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.48%) Front Office
6 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 2 (1.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 104 (85.95%) Developer
2 55 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 41 (33.88%) C# Developer
4 33 (27.27%) SQL Developer
5 23 (19.01%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 16 (13.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (13.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (10.74%) Java Developer
9 10 (8.26%) Agile Developer
10 9 (7.44%) Architect
11 8 (6.61%) Agile .NET Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Agile C# Developer
11 8 (6.61%) C# WCF Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Senior Developer
11 8 (6.61%) WCF Developer
12 7 (5.79%) Full Stack Developer
13 6 (4.96%) Consultant
14 5 (4.13%) Applications Consultant
14 5 (4.13%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (70.25%) .NET
2 61 (50.41%) jQuery
3 50 (41.32%) ASP.NET
4 47 (38.84%) HTML
5 43 (35.54%) CSS
6 42 (34.71%) .NET Framework
7 38 (31.40%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (30.58%) Entity Framework
8 37 (30.58%) Unity DI Container
9 34 (28.10%) AngularJS
10 33 (27.27%) WCF
11 32 (26.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (23.97%) HTML5
13 27 (22.31%) Web Services
14 25 (20.66%) XML
15 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 24 (19.83%) Razor View Engine
16 23 (19.01%) JSON
17 19 (15.70%) Ajax
17 19 (15.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Visualisation
2 12 (9.92%) User Experience
3 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (4.96%) N-Tier
5 5 (4.13%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (4.13%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.65%) Equities
7 2 (1.65%) Wiki
8 1 (0.83%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) DataPower
8 1 (0.83%) Fintech
8 1 (0.83%) iPhone
8 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.09%) Windows
2 8 (6.61%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.79%) Linux
3 7 (5.79%) Unix
4 1 (0.83%) Android
4 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (68.60%) MVC
2 69 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (45.45%) TDD
4 35 (28.93%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (28.10%) Scrum
6 33 (27.27%) BDD
7 25 (20.66%) Unit Testing
8 23 (19.01%) OO
9 21 (17.36%) Dependency Injection
10 20 (16.53%) Mentoring
11 18 (14.88%) SOLID
11 18 (14.88%) Web Development
12 15 (12.40%) Data Validation
12 15 (12.40%) Data Visualisation
12 15 (12.40%) Validation
13 14 (11.57%) E-Commerce
14 13 (10.74%) MVVM
15 12 (9.92%) Multithreading
15 12 (9.92%) Performance Tuning
16 11 (9.09%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 85 (70.25%) C#
2 82 (67.77%) SQL
3 61 (50.41%) JavaScript
4 54 (44.63%) T-SQL
5 21 (17.36%) VBA
6 14 (11.57%) Java
7 7 (5.79%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.13%) PHP
9 3 (2.48%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.48%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.65%) ES6
10 2 (1.65%) XPath
11 1 (0.83%) C++
11 1 (0.83%) Python
11 1 (0.83%) Scala
11 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.83%) XAML
11 1 (0.83%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (8.26%) Degree
2 4 (3.31%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.48%) MCPD
3 3 (2.48%) MCSD
3 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.09%) QA
2 5 (4.13%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (4.13%) yum
2 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (15.70%) Microsoft
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle
2 6 (4.96%) IBM
2 6 (4.96%) TIBCO
3 5 (4.13%) ESRI
4 4 (3.31%) Caplin
5 2 (1.65%) Currenex
5 2 (1.65%) FXall
5 2 (1.65%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.65%) Syncfusion
5 2 (1.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.83%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.83%) Facebook
6 1 (0.83%) Kony
6 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.83%) Xamarin
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