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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 187 190 184
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Physics 13 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 14
Average daily rate
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£600 £613 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £254 £465
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £650 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.80% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.56%
Physics
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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
2049 2585 2246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.32% 38.03% 36.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1625 1913 1725
Average daily rate £475 £475 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 43 60
Average hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.84 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.03 £42.50 £66.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 17 (85.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 8 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (30.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) OO
6 4 (20.00%) Banking
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 4 (20.00%) Front Office
6 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) WPF
6 4 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
7 3 (15.00%) LINQ
7 3 (15.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 3 (15.00%) PhD
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (10.00%) TOGAF

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Firewall
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) KDB
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) OLAP
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Grunt
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Front Office
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (15.00%) WPF Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior WPF Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) GUI Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Quantitative Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) WPF
3 3 (15.00%) LINQ
3 3 (15.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 3 (15.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (10.00%) XML
4 2 (10.00%) HTML5
4 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.00%) Sass
5 1 (5.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 17 (85.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
6 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (5.00%) Grid Computing
6 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Low Latency
2 6 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (10.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) SIEM
6 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.00%) Probability Theory
7 1 (5.00%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (30.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Solvency II
1 1 (5.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) DataSynapse
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