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 8 July 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
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 188 180 178
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing Physics 11 12 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.21% 0.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.56% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 29
Average daily rate
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£613 £650 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £475 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £735 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £285
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
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
2128 2137 2668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.54% 37.39% 38.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1701 1577 2000
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £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 37 29 63
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £28.75 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
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 8 July 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 17 (89.47%) Mathematics
2 12 (63.16%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) Front Office
3 10 (52.63%) C#
4 9 (47.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (42.11%) C++
6 7 (36.84%) Python
6 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
6 7 (36.84%) WPF
7 6 (31.58%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
7 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
7 6 (31.58%) Java
7 6 (31.58%) Finance
8 5 (26.32%) SQL
8 5 (26.32%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (26.32%) LINQ
8 5 (26.32%) FX Algorithmic Trading
9 4 (21.05%) R
9 4 (21.05%) Validation
9 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
10 3 (15.79%) Ruby
10 3 (15.79%) TDD
10 3 (15.79%) Banking
10 3 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (15.79%) Statistics
10 3 (15.79%) Perl
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 8 July 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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Node.js
1 1 (5.26%) IPython
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Mathematica
1 3 (15.79%) Maple
1 3 (15.79%) LaTeX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Grunt
General
1 10 (52.63%) Front Office
2 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 3 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Marketing
4 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Developer
3 5 (26.32%) WPF Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Senior WPF Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Python Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Quantitative Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security Architect
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) WPF
2 5 (26.32%) LINQ
2 5 (26.32%) Reactive Extensions
3 3 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
3 3 (15.79%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Swing
4 2 (10.53%) HTML
4 2 (10.53%) SciPy
4 2 (10.53%) NumPy
4 2 (10.53%) Pandas
5 1 (5.26%) Matplotlib
5 1 (5.26%) CSS3
5 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
5 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) Django
5 1 (5.26%) Google Maps API
5 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Mathematics
2 9 (47.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (31.58%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) Credit Risk
4 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
4 3 (15.79%) Statistics
5 1 (5.26%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (5.26%) Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
5 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Arduino
5 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Multithreading
2 6 (31.58%) Algorithmic Trading
2 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
3 5 (26.32%) FX Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 4 (21.05%) Validation
5 3 (15.79%) OO
5 3 (15.79%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) Statistical Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Time Series Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Statistical Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
6 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) RAD
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
7 1 (5.26%) Content Management
7 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Python
4 6 (31.58%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) R
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
8 2 (10.53%) C
8 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
9 1 (5.26%) VBA
9 1 (5.26%) Cython
9 1 (5.26%) Fortran
9 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Google
1 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
1 1 (5.26%) Foundry
1 1 (5.26%) Splunk
1 1 (5.26%) Facebook
1 1 (5.26%) Twitter
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