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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 171 191 175
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Contract jobs citing Physics 14 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.28% 0.14% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.37% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 15
Average daily rate
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£600 £675 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £510 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £755 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.00%
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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
1910 2176 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 38.62% 38.21% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1467 1571 1652
Average daily rate £463 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 43 48
Average hourly rate £17.87 £22.50 £21.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.60% +6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £14.85 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £42.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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 18 (78.26%) Mathematics
2 13 (56.52%) Degree
3 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (52.17%) Finance
3 12 (52.17%) C#
4 8 (34.78%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) Low Latency
6 6 (26.09%) WPF
6 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
7 5 (21.74%) Front Office
7 5 (21.74%) Python
7 5 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (21.74%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (17.39%) LINQ
8 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (17.39%) Splunk
8 4 (17.39%) SIEM
8 4 (17.39%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (17.39%) PhD
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Validation
8 4 (17.39%) Firewall
8 4 (17.39%) Banking
8 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
9 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
9 3 (13.04%) HTML
9 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
9 3 (13.04%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Node.js
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.35%) Grunt
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Front Office
3 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 3 (13.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Quantitative Developer
3 4 (17.39%) WPF Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Quantitative Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Junior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Junior
4 3 (13.04%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior WPF Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) WPF
3 4 (17.39%) LINQ
3 4 (17.39%) Reactive Extensions
4 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) CSS
5 2 (8.70%) HTML5
6 1 (4.35%) SciPy
6 1 (4.35%) NumPy
6 1 (4.35%) Matplotlib
6 1 (4.35%) CSS3
6 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (4.35%) Pandas
6 1 (4.35%) Middleware
6 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.35%) Google Maps API
6 1 (4.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (4.35%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 18 (78.26%) Mathematics
2 12 (52.17%) Computer Science
3 5 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (4.35%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.35%) Grid Computing
5 1 (4.35%) Market Risk
5 1 (4.35%) Visualisation
5 1 (4.35%) Arduino
5 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Low Latency
2 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Multithreading
3 5 (21.74%) Algorithmic Trading
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
4 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
4 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (17.39%) SIEM
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (8.70%) OO
6 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) Software Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Cyber Security
7 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.35%) BPR
7 1 (4.35%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) C++
3 5 (21.74%) Python
4 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.35%) Fortran
6 1 (4.35%) Cython
6 1 (4.35%) IPython
6 1 (4.35%) VBA
6 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Splunk
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) DataSynapse
3 1 (4.35%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.35%) Foundry
3 1 (4.35%) Facebook
3 1 (4.35%) Twitter
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