The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 28 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 555 555
Rank change year-on-year +32 0  
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 60 65 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.16% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 49 57
Median daily rate £500 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.38% +4.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £335 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £355 £325
% change year-on-year -2.81% +9.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 36606 41272 40599
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 84.68% 83.46% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 24006 27689 26589
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 948 976 1113
Median hourly rate £32.50 £27.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +5.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.83 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Inversion of Control
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Inversion of Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Inversion of Control in England

Inversion of Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Inversion of Control in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Inversion of Control in England

Inversion of Control
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Inversion of Control in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Inversion of Control in England

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
London +18 46 £550 +29.41% 16
North West +21 5 £345 -4.16% 3
South East - 3 £400 - 7
Yorkshire +5 2 £329 -9.86% 2
East of England -1 1 £338 +48.35% 6
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £300 -
South West - 1 - - 1
Inversion of Control
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 England region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 80 (72.07%) C#
1 80 (72.07%) .NET
2 70 (63.06%) SQL
2 70 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (62.16%) TDD
4 61 (54.95%) MVC
5 52 (46.85%) Dependency Injection
6 47 (42.34%) SQL Server
7 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
8 40 (36.04%) T-SQL
9 37 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 37 (33.33%) ASP.NET
10 35 (31.53%) Git (software)
11 32 (28.83%) BDD
12 31 (27.93%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (27.93%) Visual Studio
13 29 (26.13%) Scrum
13 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
13 29 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (26.13%) WCF
14 28 (25.23%) .NET Framework
14 28 (25.23%) Finance
15 27 (24.32%) jQuery
15 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
16 26 (23.42%) WPF
17 25 (22.52%) Unit Testing
17 25 (22.52%) Entity Framework
18 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
19 23 (20.72%) SOLID

Inversion of Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (7.21%) Tomcat
2 7 (6.31%) JBoss
2 7 (6.31%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.41%) IIS
4 5 (4.50%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (3.60%) NServiceBus
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
6 3 (2.70%) CMS
7 2 (1.80%) Apache
8 1 (0.90%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.90%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.80%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 31 (27.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.31%) PaaS
3 6 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.60%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.90%) G Suite
5 1 (0.90%) GitHub
5 1 (0.90%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) DNS
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
1 2 (1.80%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (42.34%) SQL Server
2 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (9.01%) NoSQL
5 8 (7.21%) Relational Database
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.50%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.60%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (3.60%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.70%) MOLAP
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
9 3 (2.70%) Redis
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (2.70%) SSDT
10 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2014
11 1 (0.90%) Big Data
11 1 (0.90%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 37 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (31.53%) Git (software)
3 31 (27.93%) Visual Studio
4 22 (19.82%) NUnit
5 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
6 10 (9.01%) Selenium
7 9 (8.11%) MSBuild
7 9 (8.11%) SpecFlow
8 8 (7.21%) Cucumber
8 8 (7.21%) JUnit
8 8 (7.21%) Maven
8 8 (7.21%) MSTest
8 8 (7.21%) ReSharper
9 7 (6.31%) Moq
9 7 (6.31%) TeamCity
10 5 (4.50%) Gradle
10 5 (4.50%) Jasmine
10 5 (4.50%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (4.50%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (3.60%) NuGet
General
1 28 (25.23%) Finance
2 21 (18.92%) Banking
3 15 (13.51%) Front Office
4 6 (5.41%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Back Office
6 2 (1.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.90%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 90 (81.08%) Developer
2 41 (36.94%) C# Developer
3 40 (36.04%) .NET Developer
4 19 (17.12%) Software Engineer
5 17 (15.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (14.41%) Senior Developer
7 14 (12.61%) SQL Developer
8 11 (9.91%) Java Developer
9 10 (9.01%) C# Software Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) Monitoring Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) Programmer
9 10 (9.01%) Software Developer
10 9 (8.11%) C# Programmer
10 9 (8.11%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Monitoring Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Senior .NET Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Senior C# Developer
10 9 (8.11%) Software Programmer
10 9 (8.11%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (72.07%) .NET
2 37 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 29 (26.13%) WCF
4 28 (25.23%) .NET Framework
5 27 (24.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 27 (24.32%) jQuery
6 26 (23.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (23.42%) WPF
7 25 (22.52%) Entity Framework
8 22 (19.82%) CSS
8 22 (19.82%) Web Services
9 21 (18.92%) AngularJS
10 20 (18.02%) REST
11 19 (17.12%) RESTful
11 19 (17.12%) XML
12 17 (15.32%) Unity DI Container
13 16 (14.41%) HTML
14 14 (12.61%) Elastic Stack
14 14 (12.61%) Hibernate
14 14 (12.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.92%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (15.32%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (6.31%) Equities
5 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.50%) Fixed Income
5 5 (4.50%) Hedge funds
5 5 (4.50%) Market Risk
6 4 (3.60%) User Experience
7 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.70%) Derivative
7 3 (2.70%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.80%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.90%) DataPower
9 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.90%) Fintech
9 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.32%) Linux
2 14 (12.61%) Ubuntu
3 12 (10.81%) Windows
4 2 (1.80%) Unix
5 1 (0.90%) Android
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.06%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (62.16%) TDD
3 61 (54.95%) MVC
4 52 (46.85%) Dependency Injection
5 32 (28.83%) BDD
6 29 (26.13%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (26.13%) Scrum
7 25 (22.52%) Unit Testing
8 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
9 23 (20.72%) SOLID
10 18 (16.22%) Web Development
11 17 (15.32%) MVVM
12 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
13 14 (12.61%) Break/Fix
13 14 (12.61%) Load Balancing
14 13 (11.71%) Kanban
14 13 (11.71%) Microservices
14 13 (11.71%) Multithreading
14 13 (11.71%) OO
15 12 (10.81%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 80 (72.07%) C#
2 70 (63.06%) SQL
3 41 (36.94%) JavaScript
4 40 (36.04%) T-SQL
5 21 (18.92%) Java
6 19 (17.12%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.01%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.50%) C++
8 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.50%) VBA
9 3 (2.70%) VB
10 2 (1.80%) Perl
10 2 (1.80%) Python
11 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.90%) Google Apps Script
11 1 (0.90%) Groovy
11 1 (0.90%) Scala
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.70%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.90%) EMIR
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.70%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.21%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) MuleSoft
3 3 (2.70%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.70%) Telerik
4 2 (1.80%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.80%) IBM
4 2 (1.80%) Sybase
4 2 (1.80%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.80%) Virgin Media
5 1 (0.90%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.90%) Currenex
5 1 (0.90%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.90%) Kony
5 1 (0.90%) Reuters
5 1 (0.90%) Sencha
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter
5 1 (0.90%) Xamarin
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