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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 185 192 182
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Physics 7 9 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.15% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.40% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 22
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £513
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £468 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £723 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
1917 2252 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.33% 37.67% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1497 1736 1782
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 21 54
Average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.30 £15.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £50.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 22 May 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 (77.27%) Mathematics
2 12 (54.55%) Degree
3 10 (45.45%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) C#
4 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
5 8 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (31.82%) Front Office
7 6 (27.27%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) WPF
7 6 (27.27%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
8 5 (22.73%) LINQ
8 5 (22.73%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (22.73%) Low Latency
8 5 (22.73%) FX Algorithmic Trading
8 5 (22.73%) Python
8 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
9 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
9 4 (18.18%) Firewall
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) .NET
9 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (18.18%) Splunk
9 4 (18.18%) SIEM
10 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
10 3 (13.64%) PhD
10 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
10 3 (13.64%) Validation
10 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (9.09%) FIX Protocol

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Node.js
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) Grunt
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Front Office
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) WPF Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Senior WPF Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Quantitative Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Junior
4 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Quantitative Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) WPF
2 5 (22.73%) LINQ
2 5 (22.73%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (18.18%) .NET
4 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (9.09%) Swing
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (4.55%) SQLAlchemy
6 1 (4.55%) HTML5
6 1 (4.55%) Google Maps API
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (4.55%) SciPy
6 1 (4.55%) NumPy
6 1 (4.55%) Matplotlib
6 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.55%) Pandas
Miscellaneous
1 17 (77.27%) Mathematics
2 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
3 8 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (13.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.55%) Market Risk
5 1 (4.55%) Arduino
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Algorithmic Trading
1 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
2 5 (22.73%) Low Latency
2 5 (22.73%) FX Algorithmic Trading
2 5 (22.73%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) SIEM
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 2 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.55%) ETRM
6 1 (4.55%) RAD
6 1 (4.55%) BPR
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) C
5 2 (9.09%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Cython
6 1 (4.55%) IPython
6 1 (4.55%) VBA
6 1 (4.55%) Fortran
6 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Splunk
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Foundry
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter
3 1 (4.55%) Google
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