Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 October 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 > Scotland
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 190 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 - +187
Contract jobs citing Inversion of Control 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.021% 0.043% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.025% 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £550 - -
UK median daily rate £475 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% -8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4061 3902 5082
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 83.89% 83.86% 82.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2300 2305 2629
Scotland median daily rate £390 £355 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% -5.33% -
10th Percentile £256 £230 £250
90th Percentile £530 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 92 108
Scotland median hourly rate £26.88 £25.00 £24.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.41% +15.12%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.03 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £23.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year +6.38% +6.82% +15.79%

Inversion of Control
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Inversion of Control as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Inversion of Control in Scotland

Inversion of Control
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Inversion of Control in Scotland

Inversion of Control
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Edinburgh -9 1 £550 -
Inversion of Control
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Inversion of Control.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Log4j
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful

Inversion of Control
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Artifactory
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Log4j
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microservices
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle