The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 181 199 177
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Physics 8 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.099% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.25% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 15
Average daily rate
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£613 £663 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +32.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £495 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £760 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.04%
Physics
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1901 2381 2216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.03% 39.25% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1746 1676
Average daily rate £450 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £288 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 46 49
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.50 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.37 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Physics
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Physics across the City of London region.

Physics Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Physics
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Physics across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Physics Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Physics
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the City of London region.

Physics Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Physics.

1 18 (78.26%) Mathematics
2 12 (52.17%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
4 8 (34.78%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) WPF
5 7 (30.43%) Low Latency
6 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
6 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (26.09%) Front Office
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) LINQ
7 5 (21.74%) Algorithmic Trading
7 5 (21.74%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (17.39%) Splunk
8 4 (17.39%) SIEM
8 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (17.39%) PhD
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
8 4 (17.39%) Validation
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
9 3 (13.04%) HTML
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.04%) Windows
9 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Physics also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Physics. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) Front Office
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Quantitative Developer
3 5 (21.74%) WPF Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Junior
5 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Junior Quantitative Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior WPF Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Architect
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) WPF
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (21.74%) LINQ
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) SciPy
5 1 (4.35%) NumPy
5 1 (4.35%) Matplotlib
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) Google Maps API
5 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.35%) SQLAlchemy
5 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Mathematics
2 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
5 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Arduino
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Low Latency
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
3 5 (21.74%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
4 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) SIEM
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.35%) BPR
7 1 (4.35%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) C
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Fortran
6 1 (4.35%) Cython
6 1 (4.35%) IPython
6 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Splunk
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Foundry
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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