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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Inversion of Control (IoC)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 48 - 68
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.57% - 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £339 - £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £375 £408
% change year-on-year +0.66% -7.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 448 817 666
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 84.69% 83.88% 82.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 509 428
Median daily rate £400 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 34
Median hourly rate £42.48 £22.54 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.44% -35.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £13.00 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.95 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Inversion of Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Inversion of Control as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 1 £338 -
Inversion of Control
North West

Inversion of Control
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) NUnit
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Moq
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Ninject
2 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
3 1 (33.33%) UIKit
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Kony
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite

Inversion of Control
Top Related 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Integration
1 1 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 2 (66.67%) Jasmine
1 2 (66.67%) Moq
1 2 (66.67%) NUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 2 (66.67%) Ninject
1 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Dojo
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (33.33%) Struts2
2 1 (33.33%) UIKit
2 1 (33.33%) WebCenter
2 1 (33.33%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) DataPower
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) AOP
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) BPEL
3 1 (33.33%) Business Activity Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) SOLID
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) Kony
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase
1 1 (33.33%) Yahoo!