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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Inversion of Control (IoC)
Rank 103 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 11 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.46% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £430 £300
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +43.33%
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
624 484 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.84% 23.77% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 268 202
Average daily rate £365 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £454 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 39 55
Average hourly rate £19.50 £24.00 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £37.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 21 November 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
Coventry - 7 £550 - 1
Solihull - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 2
Worcestershire - - - -
Inversion of Control
England

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
2 11 (91.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (91.67%) CRM
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) ReSharper
2 11 (91.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 11 (91.67%) NCover
2 11 (91.67%) StyleCop
2 11 (91.67%) MSTest
2 11 (91.67%) NDepend
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 11 (91.67%) MSBuild
2 11 (91.67%) SpecFlow
2 11 (91.67%) ATDD
3 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 6 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
5 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
5 5 (41.67%) Open Source
5 5 (41.67%) NuGet
5 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Business Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) NUnit
2 11 (91.67%) ReSharper
2 11 (91.67%) NCover
2 11 (91.67%) StyleCop
2 11 (91.67%) MSTest
2 11 (91.67%) NDepend
2 11 (91.67%) MSBuild
2 11 (91.67%) SpecFlow
3 6 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (41.67%) NuGet
5 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Architect
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) CRM Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) CRM Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Web Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Web Services
2 10 (83.33%) .NET Framework
3 6 (50.00%) WCF
4 5 (41.67%) NHibernate
4 5 (41.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) REST
5 2 (16.67%) WF
5 2 (16.67%) XSLT
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Open Source
1 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
2 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (91.67%) CRM
2 11 (91.67%) Domain-Driven Design
2 11 (91.67%) BDD
2 11 (91.67%) ATDD
3 5 (41.67%) Pair Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) OOP
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) CODA
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle