Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 24 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 224 247
Rank change year-on-year +29 +23 -43
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 8 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 0.12% 0.023%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.14% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
North West median daily rate £348 £369 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.76% +13.46% -
10th Percentile £333 £331 £313
90th Percentile £380 £388 £338
England median daily rate £475 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England 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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4619 5702 6982
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 81.18% 83.75% 81.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2959 3672 4232
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £255
90th Percentile £588 £556 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 167 284
North West median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £30.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.64% -27.92% +74.40%
10th Percentile £11.52 £11.85 £12.40
90th Percentile £52.70 £53.00 £52.47
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Inversion of Control
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Inversion of Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Inversion of Control in the North West

Inversion of Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Inversion of Control in the North West

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester +19 5 £348 -7.33% 1
Cheshire +10 3 £358 +10.00% 1
Inversion of Control
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 6 (75.00%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) .NET
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) NUnit
4 4 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 4 (50.00%) SOLID
4 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (37.50%) HTML5
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
5 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (37.50%) Sass
5 3 (37.50%) Kanban
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) JMS
6 2 (25.00%) FTP
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) Spring Security

Inversion of Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (25.00%) Anypoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) GitHub
2 1 (12.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) FTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) NUnit
2 3 (37.50%) SpecFlow
3 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (25.00%) Gradle
3 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (12.50%) gulp
4 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 1 (12.50%) jspm
4 1 (12.50%) Moq
4 1 (12.50%) MSTest
4 1 (12.50%) NuGet
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (37.50%) HTML5
3 3 (37.50%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) RAML
4 2 (25.00%) REST
4 2 (25.00%) Spring
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Batch
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Boot
4 2 (25.00%) Spring Security
5 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (12.50%) Durandal
5 1 (12.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (50.00%) SOLID
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BDD
3 3 (37.50%) Kanban
3 3 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) AOP
4 2 (25.00%) API Development
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (12.50%) Asynchronous Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (12.50%) Microservices
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) MuleSoft