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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
London / City of London
Rank 136 145 171
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +26
Contract jobs citing Physics 17 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.50% 0.49% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 12
Median daily rate £525 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £393 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £325 £364
% change year-on-year
+52.30% -10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
-65.92% -

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
1131 1219 1964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.35% 40.24% 38.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 923 1542
Median daily rate £500 £500 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £669 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 30
Median hourly rate £21.75 £19.99 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +14.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 25 (92.59%) Mathematics
2 15 (55.56%) Analytics
3 14 (51.85%) Degree
4 11 (40.74%) C#
5 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
6 9 (33.33%) Statistics
6 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 8 (29.63%) .NET
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
7 8 (29.63%) Java
7 8 (29.63%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) MVVM
7 8 (29.63%) Data Analytics
7 8 (29.63%) WPF
7 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (25.93%) C++
8 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
9 6 (22.22%) Economics
9 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
9 6 (22.22%) Tableau
9 6 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (18.52%) Derivative
10 5 (18.52%) Marketing
10 5 (18.52%) Banking
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (14.81%) Legal

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 (7.41%) Apache Spark
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Google Analytics
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2014
1 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2016
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.70%) Base SAS
4 1 (3.70%) Big Data
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 5 (18.52%) Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Marketing
3 4 (14.81%) Legal
4 2 (7.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (7.41%) Front Office
4 2 (7.41%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.70%) Games
5 1 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (3.70%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 8 (29.63%) .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C# WPF Developer
3 8 (29.63%) WPF Developer
4 6 (22.22%) Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
6 4 (14.81%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 4 (14.81%) Digital Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Data Scientist
8 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Python Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Data Scientist
8 2 (7.41%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) .NET
1 8 (29.63%) WPF
2 3 (11.11%) JSON
2 3 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) REST
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (3.70%) RSS
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (92.59%) Mathematics
2 10 (37.04%) Computer Science
3 9 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (33.33%) Statistics
4 6 (22.22%) Economics
4 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 5 (18.52%) Derivative
6 3 (11.11%) Fintech
6 3 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (11.11%) Market Risk
7 2 (7.41%) Equities
7 2 (7.41%) Fixed Income
7 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (7.41%) OTC Derivatives
8 1 (3.70%) Credit Risk
8 1 (3.70%) Neural Network
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (3.70%) Social Media
8 1 (3.70%) Social Network
8 1 (3.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) CentOS
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Analytics
2 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 8 (29.63%) Data Analytics
3 8 (29.63%) Multithreading
3 8 (29.63%) MVVM
4 6 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
5 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Web Analytics
7 3 (11.11%) OO
8 2 (7.41%) BDD
8 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
8 2 (7.41%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (7.41%) Low Latency
8 2 (7.41%) Machine Learning
8 2 (7.41%) OOP
8 2 (7.41%) Operations Research
8 2 (7.41%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) Java
4 7 (25.93%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 4 (14.81%) Python
6 2 (7.41%) Haskell
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) Scala
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.70%) PHP
7 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) PhD
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Tableau
2 4 (14.81%) Google
3 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
4 1 (3.70%) Alteryx
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat