The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Inversion of Control in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Inversion of Control over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank - - 112
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.087%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £369 £309
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Inversion of Control
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
606 489 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.67% 23.59% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 254 251
Average daily rate £350 £315 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 36 44
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.75 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% -35.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.22 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Inversion of Control
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Inversion of Control across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Inversion of Control Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Inversion of Control
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Inversion of Control across the West Midlands region.

Inversion of Control Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 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
Birmingham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 2
Wolverhampton - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Inversion of Control
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
West Midlands
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago