The first 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 540 521 529
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 40 49 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.076% 0.098% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.36% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 46
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£425 £425 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £568 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13249 13488 13997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.15% 26.91% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 8135 8093
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 609 717
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -18.00%

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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 -19 39 £425 - 47
London -11 26 £425 -2.29% 13
City of London +16 7 £470 +33.23% 1
East Midlands - 5 - - 1
South East -19 4 £338 -20.58% 13
Leicester - 4 - -
Leicestershire - 4 - -
North West - 3 £275 - 9
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 £325 - 2
Berkshire - 2 £325 - 4
Scotland -6 1 £230 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £318 - 2
Hampshire - 1 £388 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £388 -
Bedford - - - - 1
Bracknell - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - - 2
Cambridge - - - - 2
Canterbury - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Daventry - - - - 1
Derby - - - -
Edinburgh - - - - 1
Exeter - - - -
Grantham - - - -

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 103 (90.35%) .NET
2 86 (75.44%) C#
3 83 (72.81%) TDD
4 75 (65.79%) MVC
5 59 (51.75%) ASP.NET
6 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
7 50 (43.86%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (40.35%) jQuery
9 42 (36.84%) .NET Framework
10 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
11 39 (34.21%) WCF
12 38 (33.33%) HTML
12 38 (33.33%) NUnit
13 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
14 35 (30.70%) Web Services
15 33 (28.95%) Scrum
15 33 (28.95%) WPF
16 32 (28.07%) BDD
17 31 (27.19%) CSS
18 29 (25.44%) HTML5
18 29 (25.44%) Team Foundation Server
19 27 (23.68%) OO
20 26 (22.81%) IIS
20 26 (22.81%) Unit Testing
21 25 (21.93%) Ajax
22 24 (21.05%) Finance
22 24 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
23 23 (20.18%) MVVM
23 23 (20.18%) Dependency Injection

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 26 (22.81%) IIS
2 6 (5.26%) CMS
3 4 (3.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.63%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.75%) Node.js
5 2 (1.75%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.88%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.88%) Mule
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.88%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.88%) Kentico
Applications
1 17 (14.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.75%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 5 (4.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) SSL
2 1 (0.88%) WEP
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (6.14%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.14%) NoSQL
5 6 (5.26%) Big Data
5 6 (5.26%) Couchbase
5 6 (5.26%) MySQL
6 4 (3.51%) Oracle Database
6 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.75%) QlikView
7 2 (1.75%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.88%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.88%) MarkLogic
8 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.88%) DB2
8 1 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 38 (33.33%) NUnit
2 29 (25.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (20.18%) Moq
4 11 (9.65%) Visual Studio
5 9 (7.89%) Maven
5 9 (7.89%) Rhino Mocks
6 8 (7.02%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.02%) MSTest
7 7 (6.14%) Jenkins
7 7 (6.14%) Subversion
8 5 (4.39%) CruiseControl
9 3 (2.63%) Build Forge
9 3 (2.63%) JIRA
9 3 (2.63%) Hudson
10 2 (1.75%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.75%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 5 (4.39%) Banking
2 5 (4.39%) Retail
3 4 (3.51%) Front Office
3 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.63%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.75%) Electronics
6 1 (0.88%) Legal
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Local Government
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 97 (85.09%) Developer
2 63 (55.26%) .NET Developer
3 30 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.42%) Agile .NET Developer
4 21 (18.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 16 (14.04%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (7.02%) Agile C# Developer
7 8 (7.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.14%) Architect
8 7 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (6.14%) WPF Developer
9 6 (5.26%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.39%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Silverlight Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Team Leader
12 2 (1.75%) Development Team Leader
12 2 (1.75%) Technical Leader
12 2 (1.75%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (90.35%) .NET
2 59 (51.75%) ASP.NET
3 50 (43.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (40.35%) jQuery
5 42 (36.84%) .NET Framework
6 39 (34.21%) WCF
7 38 (33.33%) HTML
8 35 (30.70%) Web Services
9 33 (28.95%) WPF
10 31 (27.19%) CSS
11 29 (25.44%) HTML5
12 25 (21.93%) Ajax
13 24 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
14 22 (19.30%) XML
15 21 (18.42%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 18 (15.79%) Backbone.js
16 18 (15.79%) NHibernate
17 16 (14.04%) Ninject
17 16 (14.04%) Unity DI Container
17 16 (14.04%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Derivative
2 5 (4.39%) Blog
2 5 (4.39%) Xbox
2 5 (4.39%) Fixed Income
3 3 (2.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (1.75%) DTV
4 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.88%) Open Source
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.88%) Statistics
5 1 (0.88%) PKI
5 1 (0.88%) Tandem
5 1 (0.88%) W3C
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 11 (9.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.14%) Windows XP
3 7 (6.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Android
5 1 (0.88%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (72.81%) TDD
2 75 (65.79%) MVC
3 53 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (28.95%) Scrum
5 32 (28.07%) BDD
6 27 (23.68%) OO
7 26 (22.81%) Unit Testing
8 23 (20.18%) Dependency Injection
8 23 (20.18%) MVVM
9 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (9.65%) Multithreading
10 10 (8.77%) Kanban
11 9 (7.89%) Software Engineering
12 8 (7.02%) SOA
12 8 (7.02%) Web Development
13 6 (5.26%) Pair Programming
14 5 (4.39%) Test-First Development
14 5 (4.39%) E-Commerce
14 5 (4.39%) OOD
14 5 (4.39%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 86 (75.44%) C#
2 37 (32.46%) JavaScript
3 20 (17.54%) SQL
4 12 (10.53%) Java
5 11 (9.65%) VB.NET
6 10 (8.77%) VBA
7 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.51%) Python
9 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.63%) XAML
9 3 (2.63%) Ruby
9 3 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.75%) XQuery
11 1 (0.88%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.88%) XPath
11 1 (0.88%) Groovy
11 1 (0.88%) SPARQL
11 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.88%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) MCP
3 1 (0.88%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.88%) SLA
1 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 41 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.53%) Sybase
3 8 (7.02%) Oracle
4 6 (5.26%) Telerik
4 6 (5.26%) Twitter
5 4 (3.51%) Google
5 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
6 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.75%) SAP
6 2 (1.75%) JBoss
6 2 (1.75%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.88%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.88%) Typemock
7 1 (0.88%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.88%) Syncfusion
7 1 (0.88%) Murex
7 1 (0.88%) Fidessa
7 1 (0.88%) Bloomberg
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