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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 148 173 193
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +20
Contract jobs citing Physics 5 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.29% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.76% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 10
Average daily rate £438 £575 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £350 £521
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £730
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £12.75
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
1265 1981 2332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.21% 38.53% 39.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 974 1553 1689
Average daily rate £500 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 31 36
Average hourly rate £19.99 £17.87 £21.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.89% -15.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £27.37 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 13 (68.42%) Degree
3 10 (52.63%) SQL
4 9 (47.37%) C++
5 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
5 8 (42.11%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) C#
7 6 (31.58%) Scrum
7 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (31.58%) Electronics
8 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
8 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 4 (21.05%) Node.js
9 4 (21.05%) jQuery
9 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 4 (21.05%) HTML5
9 4 (21.05%) SDLC
9 4 (21.05%) TDD
9 4 (21.05%) Legal
9 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 4 (21.05%) HTML
9 4 (21.05%) .NET
9 4 (21.05%) Front Office
9 4 (21.05%) CSS
9 4 (21.05%) Linux
9 4 (21.05%) Python
10 3 (15.79%) OO
10 3 (15.79%) VBA
10 3 (15.79%) Java
10 3 (15.79%) PhD

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (21.05%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.79%) Protractor
3 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.26%) Emacs
4 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (5.26%) Maven
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Electronics
3 4 (21.05%) Front Office
3 4 (21.05%) Legal
4 3 (15.79%) Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
5 2 (10.53%) Retail
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
6 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Angular Developer
3 3 (15.79%) C++ Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Python Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Quantitative Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (15.79%) Senior JavaScript Developer
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Support
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
3 3 (15.79%) NumPy
3 3 (15.79%) Pandas
3 3 (15.79%) SciPy
3 3 (15.79%) WPF
4 2 (10.53%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.53%) Django
4 2 (10.53%) POSIX
4 2 (10.53%) PyXLL
4 2 (10.53%) SWT
4 2 (10.53%) WinForms
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Mathematics
2 8 (42.11%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Derivative
3 3 (15.79%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.26%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Scrum
2 5 (26.32%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
3 4 (21.05%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Monte Carlo Method
4 3 (15.79%) Numerical Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) OO
4 3 (15.79%) Stochastic Calculus
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (10.53%) Functional Programming
5 2 (10.53%) Image Processing
5 2 (10.53%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.53%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) Probability Theory
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) VBA
6 2 (10.53%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft