The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 26 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 378 409
Rank change year-on-year +1 +31  
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 47 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.22% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 31 28
Median daily rate £550 £425 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -12.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £375 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £550
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Inversion of Control
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Inversion of Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Inversion of Control in London

Inversion of Control
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Inversion of Control in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Inversion of Control in London

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 26 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
City of London +2 11 £575 +53.33% 5
Canary Wharf - 4 £588 -
Inversion of Control
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 London region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 56 (71.79%) .NET
2 54 (69.23%) TDD
3 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (64.10%) C#
5 49 (62.82%) SQL
6 44 (56.41%) Dependency Injection
7 38 (48.72%) MVC
8 30 (38.46%) T-SQL
8 30 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
9 25 (32.05%) Visual Studio
10 24 (30.77%) Git (software)
10 24 (30.77%) BDD
11 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
11 23 (29.49%) WPF
11 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
11 23 (29.49%) Finance
12 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
12 21 (26.92%) WCF
13 20 (25.64%) Scrum
13 20 (25.64%) Banking
14 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
15 18 (23.08%) Linux
15 18 (23.08%) Java
15 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (20.51%) XML
16 16 (20.51%) PowerShell
16 16 (20.51%) MVVM

Inversion of Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (6.41%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (6.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (5.13%) JBoss
2 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.85%) IIS
3 3 (3.85%) MS Project Server
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
4 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.28%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.28%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.97%) PaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.85%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.05%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (10.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.13%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.85%) MOLAP
7 3 (3.85%) NoSQL
7 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.56%) SSDT
9 1 (1.28%) Big Data
9 1 (1.28%) DB2
9 1 (1.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 25 (32.05%) Visual Studio
3 24 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 9 (11.54%) NUnit
5 8 (10.26%) Cucumber
6 7 (8.97%) MSBuild
6 7 (8.97%) Selenium
7 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.41%) JUnit
8 5 (6.41%) Maven
8 5 (6.41%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (6.41%) TeamCity
9 4 (5.13%) JBehave
10 3 (3.85%) Gerrit
10 3 (3.85%) Mockito
10 3 (3.85%) Moq
10 3 (3.85%) MSTest
10 3 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.56%) Geb
11 2 (2.56%) Gradle
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 20 (25.64%) Banking
3 15 (19.23%) Front Office
4 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Advertising
6 1 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (76.92%) Developer
2 31 (39.74%) C# Developer
3 23 (29.49%) .NET Developer
4 18 (23.08%) Software Engineer
5 12 (15.38%) Senior Developer
6 11 (14.10%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (12.82%) C# Software Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Monitoring Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Programmer
7 10 (12.82%) Software Developer
8 9 (11.54%) C# Programmer
8 9 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
8 9 (11.54%) Monitoring Developer
8 9 (11.54%) Software Programmer
9 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
9 8 (10.26%) Senior C# Developer
10 7 (8.97%) SQL Developer
10 7 (8.97%) WPF Developer
11 6 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (71.79%) .NET
2 23 (29.49%) WPF
3 21 (26.92%) ASP.NET
3 21 (26.92%) WCF
4 18 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
5 16 (20.51%) XML
6 15 (19.23%) .NET Framework
6 15 (19.23%) CSS
6 15 (19.23%) Elastic Stack
7 14 (17.95%) REST
7 14 (17.95%) RESTful
8 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (16.67%) Web Services
9 12 (15.38%) jQuery
10 11 (14.10%) AngularJS
10 11 (14.10%) Hibernate
10 11 (14.10%) HTML
10 11 (14.10%) Spring
11 10 (12.82%) JMS
11 10 (12.82%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 12 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (8.97%) Equities
4 5 (6.41%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.41%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.41%) Market Risk
5 4 (5.13%) Derivative
6 3 (3.85%) Linked Data
7 2 (2.56%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.28%) Clustering
8 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.28%) DataPower
8 1 (1.28%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 15 (19.23%) Ubuntu
3 12 (15.38%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (1.28%) Android
5 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (69.23%) TDD
2 53 (67.95%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (56.41%) Dependency Injection
4 38 (48.72%) MVC
5 24 (30.77%) BDD
6 23 (29.49%) Software Engineering
7 20 (25.64%) Scrum
8 16 (20.51%) MVVM
9 15 (19.23%) Break/Fix
9 15 (19.23%) Load Balancing
10 14 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (17.95%) Test Automation
10 14 (17.95%) Web Development
11 13 (16.67%) Multithreading
11 13 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 12 (15.38%) OO
13 11 (14.10%) SOLID
14 10 (12.82%) SDLC
14 10 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
15 9 (11.54%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.10%) C#
2 49 (62.82%) SQL
3 30 (38.46%) T-SQL
4 23 (29.49%) JavaScript
5 18 (23.08%) Java
6 16 (20.51%) PowerShell
7 5 (6.41%) C++
7 5 (6.41%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.56%) Perl
8 2 (2.56%) Python
9 1 (1.28%) Scala
9 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.28%) VB
9 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.85%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.28%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 19 (24.36%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 3 (3.85%) MuleSoft
3 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.85%) Telerik
4 2 (2.56%) IBM
4 2 (2.56%) Sybase
4 2 (2.56%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.56%) Virgin Media
5 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.28%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.28%) Currenex
5 1 (1.28%) FXall
5 1 (1.28%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (1.28%) Google
5 1 (1.28%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.28%) Reuters
5 1 (1.28%) Sencha
5 1 (1.28%) Twitter
5 1 (1.28%) Yahoo!
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