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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 197 185 191
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Physics 14 12 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.21% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.56% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 22
Average daily rate
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£625 £650 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £490 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £745 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -6.66%
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
2192 2159 2709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.72% 37.43% 38.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1745 1563 1987
Average daily rate £475 £470 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 43 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £12.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £36.50 £47.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.66 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +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 3 August 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 3 August 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 20 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (60.00%) Degree
3 11 (55.00%) Front Office
4 10 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) Python
6 8 (40.00%) C++
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (40.00%) R
7 7 (35.00%) Java
7 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) WPF
7 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
8 6 (30.00%) LINQ
8 6 (30.00%) Statistics
8 6 (30.00%) Low Latency
9 5 (25.00%) Analytics
9 5 (25.00%) FX Algorithmic Trading
9 5 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
9 5 (25.00%) Credit Risk
9 5 (25.00%) TDD
10 4 (20.00%) Banking
10 4 (20.00%) Validation
10 4 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
11 3 (15.00%) Functional Programming
11 3 (15.00%) Pandas
11 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Mathematica
1 3 (15.00%) Maple
1 3 (15.00%) LaTeX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.00%) KDB
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) HBase
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 11 (55.00%) Front Office
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 5 (25.00%) WPF Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior WPF Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) WPF
2 6 (30.00%) LINQ
3 5 (25.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 3 (15.00%) Pandas
4 3 (15.00%) SciPy
4 3 (15.00%) NumPy
4 3 (15.00%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (15.00%) Django
4 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (10.00%) Swing
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (40.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (30.00%) Statistics
5 5 (25.00%) Credit Risk
6 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
6 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (5.00%) Derivative
6 1 (5.00%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Multithreading
2 6 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 6 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) FX Algorithmic Trading
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Validation
4 4 (20.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 3 (15.00%) Statistical Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) RAD
7 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (5.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) R
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) C
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PhD
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) HDFS
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Perforce
1 1 (5.00%) Netezza
1 1 (5.00%) Vertica
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