The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 27 April 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 / Manchester
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 99
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester - - 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £357 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -10.87% +6.66%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1123 1497 1280
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 80.79% 81.98% 77.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 905 683
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.75% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +122.22% +16.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.24 £36.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year +3.43% +18.03%  

Inversion of Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Inversion of Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Inversion of Control in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery

Inversion of Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 6 (100.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 6 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) PowerShell