The table below looks at the statistics for Physics skills 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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
London / City of London
Rank 142 146 177
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +31
Contract jobs citing Physics 15 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.25% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 11
Median daily rate £513 £575 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £394 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2518 2776 4300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.98% 86.83% 82.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1989 2205 3354
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 33
Median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £22.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.13% -3.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017, 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 22 (91.67%) Mathematics
2 14 (58.33%) Analytics
3 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
3 11 (45.83%) C#
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 9 (37.50%) WPF
5 9 (37.50%) Multithreading
5 9 (37.50%) MVVM
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 8 (33.33%) Java
6 8 (33.33%) .NET
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
7 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
8 6 (25.00%) C++
8 6 (25.00%) Derivative
8 6 (25.00%) Statistics
8 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 5 (20.83%) Banking
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) Tableau
11 3 (12.50%) Haskell
11 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
11 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
11 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
11 3 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library

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 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2016
2 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.50%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.17%) QlikView
4 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.17%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Front Office
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Games
5 1 (4.17%) Law
5 1 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
5 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (79.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 9 (37.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 9 (37.50%) WPF Developer
4 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 8 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (20.83%) Quantitative Developer
6 4 (16.67%) C++ Developer
6 4 (16.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Analyst
7 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 3 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (8.33%) Data Scientist
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (8.33%) Senior Data Scientist
9 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
9 1 (4.17%) Java Pricing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) WPF
2 8 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (12.50%) JSON
3 3 (12.50%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (8.33%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) HTML
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (4.17%) RSS
5 1 (4.17%) XML
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (45.83%) Computer Science
2 6 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (25.00%) Derivative
3 3 (12.50%) Fintech
3 3 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 3 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (12.50%) Market Risk
4 2 (8.33%) Equities
4 2 (8.33%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) Social Media
5 1 (4.17%) Social Network
5 1 (4.17%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) CentOS
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
1 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (91.67%) Mathematics
2 14 (58.33%) Analytics
3 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 9 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 9 (37.50%) MVVM
5 8 (33.33%) Data Analytics
6 6 (25.00%) Statistics
7 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) Data Visualisation
8 3 (12.50%) DevOps
8 3 (12.50%) Economics
8 3 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (12.50%) Functional Programming
8 3 (12.50%) Low Latency
8 3 (12.50%) Microservices
8 3 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
9 2 (8.33%) OO
9 2 (8.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C#
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) T-SQL
4 6 (25.00%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) SQL
6 3 (12.50%) Haskell
6 3 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (12.50%) Scala
7 2 (8.33%) R
8 1 (4.17%) C
8 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
8 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Tableau
2 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
3 2 (8.33%) Google
4 1 (4.17%) Alteryx
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat