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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 179 196 173
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Contract jobs citing Physics 17 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.20% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.53% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 18
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£600 £650 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £521 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £730 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.88%
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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
1918 2267 2082
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.78% 38.33% 36.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1502 1649 1614
Average daily rate £470 £500 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 39 51
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £16.50 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.05 £42.50 £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 13 (56.52%) Degree
3 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
4 11 (47.83%) C#
5 8 (34.78%) C++
6 7 (30.43%) Low Latency
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 5 (21.74%) SQL
8 5 (21.74%) Python
8 5 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (21.74%) WPF
8 5 (21.74%) Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
9 4 (17.39%) LINQ
9 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (17.39%) Splunk
9 4 (17.39%) SIEM
9 4 (17.39%) Reactive Extensions
9 4 (17.39%) PhD
9 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
9 4 (17.39%) Validation
9 4 (17.39%) Firewall
10 3 (13.04%) Front Office
10 3 (13.04%) Banking
10 3 (13.04%) HTML
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2010
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
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 Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) OLAP
2 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Front Office
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.35%) Advertising
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Quantitative Developer
3 4 (17.39%) WPF Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Quantitative Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior WPF Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Java Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) WPF
3 4 (17.39%) LINQ
3 4 (17.39%) Reactive Extensions
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.35%) SciPy
6 1 (4.35%) NumPy
6 1 (4.35%) Matplotlib
6 1 (4.35%) Pandas
6 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (4.35%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.35%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Mathematics
2 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 1 (4.35%) Arduino
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Low Latency
2 5 (21.74%) Software Engineering
2 5 (21.74%) Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
3 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (17.39%) SIEM
3 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
3 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) Fortran
5 1 (4.35%) VBA
5 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) C
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) IPython
5 1 (4.35%) Cython
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) 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%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Foundry
3 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
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