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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 152 151 196
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +45
Contract jobs citing Physics 13 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.01% 0.58% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 9
Median daily rate £500 £525 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £359
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £660 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+42.96% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £37.50 £45.43
% change year-on-year
-63.65% -17.45%
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
1284 1388 2151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.57% 40.34% 37.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 964 1072 1667
Median daily rate £525 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 36
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.70 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.85 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 21 (91.30%) Mathematics
2 12 (52.17%) Analytics
3 11 (47.83%) Degree
4 9 (39.13%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 8 (34.78%) Statistics
5 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
6 7 (30.43%) WPF
6 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
6 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (30.43%) MVVM
6 7 (30.43%) Data Analytics
6 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (26.09%) Java
7 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
7 6 (26.09%) Economics
7 6 (26.09%) Tableau
7 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
7 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
8 5 (21.74%) Marketing
8 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (17.39%) Banking
9 4 (17.39%) Derivative
9 4 (17.39%) Web Analytics
9 4 (17.39%) Google

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 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.70%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Google Analytics
2 2 (8.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2014
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.35%) Base SAS
4 1 (4.35%) Big Data
4 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.35%) QlikView
4 1 (4.35%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Bitbucket
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 4 (17.39%) Legal
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Games
5 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) C# Developer
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C# WPF Developer
3 7 (30.43%) WPF Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Digital Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
7 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Python Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Quantitative Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Data Scientist
7 2 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Credit Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) WPF
2 3 (13.04%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (8.70%) jQuery
3 2 (8.70%) JSON
3 2 (8.70%) REST
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 21 (91.30%) Mathematics
2 8 (34.78%) Computer Science
2 8 (34.78%) Statistics
3 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (26.09%) Economics
4 6 (26.09%) Visualisation
5 4 (17.39%) Derivative
6 3 (13.04%) Fintech
7 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk
7 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
8 1 (4.35%) Equities
8 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
8 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
8 1 (4.35%) Neural Network
8 1 (4.35%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (4.35%) Social Media
8 1 (4.35%) Social Network
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Analytics
2 9 (39.13%) TDD
3 7 (30.43%) Data Analytics
3 7 (30.43%) Multithreading
3 7 (30.43%) MVVM
4 6 (26.09%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (17.39%) E-Commerce
6 4 (17.39%) Web Analytics
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (8.70%) Functional Programming
7 2 (8.70%) Low Latency
7 2 (8.70%) Machine Learning
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) Java
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 4 (17.39%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Python
5 2 (8.70%) Haskell
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.70%) Scala
6 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.35%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Tableau
2 4 (17.39%) Google
3 2 (8.70%) Atlassian
4 1 (4.35%) Alteryx
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft