Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Inversion of Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Inversion of Control over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Inversion of Control (IoC)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 96 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - -
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.23% 0.069% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.080% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Cheshire median daily rate £358 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
North West median daily rate £348 £369 £325
% change year-on-year -5.76% +13.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

Inversion of Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1120 1254 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 84.02% 86.19% 84.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 801 900 1160
Cheshire median daily rate £420 £400 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -5.60% +8.65%
10th Percentile £263 £248 £275
90th Percentile £619 £614 £600
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 58
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £19.63 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.76% +12.14% -4.19%
10th Percentile £11.03 £13.00 £12.81
90th Percentile £35.00 £33.75 £35.75
North West median hourly rate £27.00 £22.42 £30.52
% change year-on-year +20.41% -26.53% +69.56%

Inversion of Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Inversion of Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Inversion of Control in Cheshire

Inversion of Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Inversion of Control in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Inversion of Control in Cheshire

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 £375 -
Inversion of Control
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Security
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) JMS
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) AOP
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
2 2 (66.67%) GitHub
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SonarQube
2 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
2 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft
2 2 (66.67%) API Development
2 2 (66.67%) RAML
2 2 (66.67%) Anypoint
3 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework

Inversion of Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (66.67%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) SonarQube
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 1 (33.33%) Moq
2 1 (33.33%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JMS
1 2 (66.67%) RAML
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Batch
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Boot
1 2 (66.67%) Spring Security
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Ninject
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) AOP
2 2 (66.67%) API Development
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft