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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 544 544 509
Rank change year-on-year
0 -35
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 65 47 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.089% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 31 32
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £510 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £363
% change year-on-year
- -10.34%
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
17249 16891 16442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.43% 31.92% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 10362 9696
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £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 640 640 726
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 6 July 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 29 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 6 July 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 +7 65 £375 -11.76% 57
London +8 34 £500 +17.64% 21
South East -6 10 £315 -10.00% 16
North East - 9 £325 - 4
City of London -3 7 £425 +3.03% 2
Durham - 6 £325 - 3
Oxfordshire -16 5 £288 -17.85% 1
North West -16 5 £325 +18.18% 5
Manchester -7 4 £325 +18.18%
Leicester +3 3 £375 -
West Midlands +2 3 £263 -17.32% 4
Leicestershire -6 3 £375 - 1
East Midlands -11 3 £375 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 3 £300 - 1
Wolverhampton - 3 £263 -
East Sussex - 2 £315 - 2
Brighton - 2 £315 - 1
Oxford - 2 £275 -
Reading +4 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Basingstoke +4 1 £388 -
Berkshire +3 1 £375 +15.38% 1
Hampshire 0 1 £388 - 4
Kent - 1 £338 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 - 1
Bolton - 1 £350 -
Southport - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 £275 -
Thame - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 - -

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 78 (66.67%) .NET
2 72 (61.54%) C#
2 72 (61.54%) MVC
3 60 (51.28%) TDD
4 58 (49.57%) SQL Server
5 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (47.01%) CSS
7 54 (46.15%) HTML
8 48 (41.03%) JavaScript
9 47 (40.17%) ASP.NET
10 46 (39.32%) .NET Framework
11 43 (36.75%) SQL
12 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
13 39 (33.33%) Web Services
14 34 (29.06%) Scrum
15 33 (28.21%) WCF
16 32 (27.35%) OO
17 29 (24.79%) NUnit
17 29 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (24.79%) Entity Framework
18 28 (23.93%) AngularJS
18 28 (23.93%) jQuery
19 27 (23.08%) XML
20 26 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
21 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
22 22 (18.80%) Java
22 22 (18.80%) Unity DI Container
23 21 (17.95%) Spring
23 21 (17.95%) WPF
24 20 (17.09%) Finance

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (5.98%) Tomcat
1 7 (5.98%) Apache Solr
2 6 (5.13%) CMS
3 5 (4.27%) Apache
3 5 (4.27%) Node.js
3 5 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.56%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (2.56%) Jetty
5 2 (1.71%) IIS
5 2 (1.71%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.85%) JBoss
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Office
1 5 (4.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Summit
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.56%) SaaS
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.71%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) SMTP
1 1 (0.85%) HTTP
1 1 (0.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (49.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (6.84%) MySQL
5 5 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 4 (3.42%) MarkLogic
6 4 (3.42%) Triplestore
7 3 (2.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.71%) Mahout
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.85%) SQLite
9 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 29 (24.79%) NUnit
2 18 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 15 (12.82%) Visual Studio
4 14 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (7.69%) MSTest
5 9 (7.69%) Moq
6 8 (6.84%) TeamCity
7 7 (5.98%) SpecFlow
7 7 (5.98%) Subversion
8 6 (5.13%) ProC
8 6 (5.13%) Rhino Mocks
9 5 (4.27%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (3.42%) Jenkins
10 4 (3.42%) JUnit
10 4 (3.42%) Mockito
10 4 (3.42%) CruiseControl
10 4 (3.42%) Maven
10 4 (3.42%) JIRA
11 3 (2.56%) Build Forge
11 3 (2.56%) Hudson
General
1 20 (17.09%) Finance
2 18 (15.38%) Retail
3 6 (5.13%) Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.42%) Publishing
4 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.42%) Back Office
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.56%) Front Office
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.85%) French Language
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 106 (90.60%) Developer
2 53 (45.30%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.82%) Senior Developer
5 14 (11.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.55%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Android Developer
8 8 (6.84%) Lead Developer
8 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Agile .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Hybris Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Lead Android Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Android Developer
11 4 (3.42%) Architect
11 4 (3.42%) Senior .NET Developer
11 4 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (2.56%) .NET Web Developer
12 3 (2.56%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (66.67%) .NET
2 55 (47.01%) CSS
3 54 (46.15%) HTML
4 47 (40.17%) ASP.NET
5 46 (39.32%) .NET Framework
6 39 (33.33%) Web Services
7 33 (28.21%) WCF
8 29 (24.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (24.79%) Entity Framework
9 28 (23.93%) jQuery
9 28 (23.93%) AngularJS
10 27 (23.08%) XML
11 22 (18.80%) Unity DI Container
12 21 (17.95%) Spring
12 21 (17.95%) WPF
13 19 (16.24%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (16.24%) Ajax
14 16 (13.68%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (9.40%) JSON
15 11 (9.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 7 (5.98%) N-Tier
3 6 (5.13%) Derivative
4 5 (4.27%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (3.42%) Semantic Web
6 3 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.56%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.71%) Social Network
7 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.71%) PKI
7 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Xbox
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.85%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.85%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.85%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.26%) Windows
2 9 (7.69%) Linux
2 9 (7.69%) Android
3 8 (6.84%) UNIX
4 2 (1.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.85%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (61.54%) MVC
2 60 (51.28%) TDD
3 56 (47.86%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (29.06%) Scrum
5 32 (27.35%) OO
6 26 (22.22%) Dependency Injection
7 24 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (14.53%) MVVM
8 17 (14.53%) OOP
9 14 (11.97%) SOA
10 13 (11.11%) E-Commerce
10 13 (11.11%) AOP
10 13 (11.11%) SDLC
11 12 (10.26%) BDD
11 12 (10.26%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.69%) Project Management
13 9 (7.69%) OOD
13 9 (7.69%) Android Development
14 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.54%) C#
2 48 (41.03%) JavaScript
3 43 (36.75%) SQL
4 22 (18.80%) Java
5 13 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 6 (5.13%) C++
6 6 (5.13%) Python
7 5 (4.27%) XQuery
7 5 (4.27%) PHP
7 5 (4.27%) VB6
7 5 (4.27%) Ruby
7 5 (4.27%) XPath
7 5 (4.27%) C
7 5 (4.27%) VB
8 4 (3.42%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.56%) SPARQL
10 2 (1.71%) VBA
11 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.85%) XAML
11 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
1 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.71%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) EMIR
2 1 (0.85%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.97%) Oracle
3 7 (5.98%) Infragistics
4 5 (4.27%) hybris
5 4 (3.42%) Sitecore
5 4 (3.42%) Endeca
5 4 (3.42%) Twitter
6 3 (2.56%) Zend
6 3 (2.56%) SAP
6 3 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (2.56%) TIBCO
7 2 (1.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.71%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.71%) Facebook
8 1 (0.85%) Reuters
8 1 (0.85%) Sybase
8 1 (0.85%) Calypso
8 1 (0.85%) Syncfusion
8 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
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