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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 164 186 193
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +7
Contract jobs citing Physics 8 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.41% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 1.05% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 6
Median daily rate £349 £613 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.06% -2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £248 £437
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £713
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £36.63
% change year-on-year
- -4.43%
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
1386 2100 2173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.02% 38.90% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 1658 1524
Median daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 44
Median hourly rate £17.25 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.85% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.60 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.48 £39.05 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 August 2016.

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 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Physics 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 City of London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (77.78%) Degree
3 6 (66.67%) Statistics
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
4 5 (55.56%) Economics
5 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
5 4 (44.44%) Data Visualisation
5 4 (44.44%) Analytics
5 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Marketing
6 3 (33.33%) Tableau
6 3 (33.33%) Web Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) Google
6 3 (33.33%) Google Analytics
6 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
6 3 (33.33%) Legal
6 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) TDD
7 2 (22.22%) Project Management
7 2 (22.22%) BDD
7 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
7 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
7 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (11.11%) User Experience
8 1 (11.11%) SOLID
8 1 (11.11%) Infographics
8 1 (11.11%) Regression Analysis

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (11.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Legal
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Digital Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Big Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Entry Clerk
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Engagement Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Python Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Qualitative Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Modeller
3 1 (11.11%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mathematics
2 6 (66.67%) Statistics
3 5 (55.56%) Economics
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
5 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
5 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Social Media
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Data Visualisation
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 3 (33.33%) Web Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Credit Risk Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Infographics
4 1 (11.11%) Machine Learning
4 1 (11.11%) Operations Research
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) SOLID
4 1 (11.11%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google
1 3 (33.33%) Tableau
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft