The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 519 465 524
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +59
Contract jobs citing Physics 47 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.15% 0.070%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 0.56% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 20
Average daily rate £513 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £279 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £650 £531
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £438 £363
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13634 11444 14106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.03% 26.06% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 8527 7070 8322
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £348
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 596 730
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.70 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.99% -8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
Physics
UK

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in England

Physics
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Physics across the England region.

Physics Daily Rate Trend in England

Physics
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Physics across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Physics Daily Rate Histogram in England

Physics
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the England region.

Physics Hourly Rate Trend in England

Physics
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Physics across the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Physics Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Physics
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -70 21 £550 +10.00% 39
South East 0 17 £375 - 38
West Midlands -3 4 - - 6
South West -13 2 - - 17
East of England -32 2 - - 36
Yorkshire - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 4
North East - - - - 2
North West - - - - 1
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 102 (80.31%) Degree
2 91 (71.65%) Computer Science
3 87 (68.50%) Mathematics
4 38 (29.92%) Java
5 37 (29.13%) C++
6 30 (23.62%) SQL
7 29 (22.83%) C#
8 28 (22.05%) Multithreading
9 22 (17.32%) Finance
10 21 (16.54%) .NET
10 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (15.75%) Linux
11 20 (15.75%) Python
11 20 (15.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (15.75%) Front Office
12 19 (14.96%) Telecoms
13 18 (14.17%) Risk Management
13 18 (14.17%) OO
13 18 (14.17%) Banking
14 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
15 16 (12.60%) TDD
16 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
16 15 (11.81%) Electronics
16 15 (11.81%) MVC
16 15 (11.81%) Project Management
16 15 (11.81%) Scrum
17 14 (11.02%) Service Management
17 14 (11.02%) ITIL
17 14 (11.02%) Statistics
17 14 (11.02%) .NET Framework

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 10 (7.87%) SAS
2 6 (4.72%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.94%) Alfresco
4 1 (0.79%) CMS
4 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Simulink
3 1 (0.79%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.79%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.87%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.36%) Internet
3 2 (1.57%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) Hadoop
1 10 (7.87%) Apache Hive
2 9 (7.09%) HBase
2 9 (7.09%) Big Data
3 8 (6.30%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.30%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.94%) DB2
5 4 (3.15%) Mahout
5 4 (3.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (3.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (2.36%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) MySQL
8 1 (0.79%) KDB
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.30%) Visual Studio
1 8 (6.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.36%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.36%) NUnit
3 2 (1.57%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
4 1 (0.79%) LLVM
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 20 (15.75%) Front Office
3 19 (14.96%) Telecoms
4 18 (14.17%) Banking
5 15 (11.81%) Electronics
6 12 (9.45%) Investment Banking
7 6 (4.72%) Military
8 5 (3.94%) Marketing
9 4 (3.15%) Retail
9 4 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
9 4 (3.15%) Publishing
10 3 (2.36%) Automotive
11 2 (1.57%) Legal
11 2 (1.57%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.79%) Games
12 1 (0.79%) Advertising
12 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.79%) French Language
12 1 (0.79%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (33.86%) Developer
2 13 (10.24%) Software Engineer
2 13 (10.24%) .NET Developer
2 13 (10.24%) C++ Developer
3 11 (8.66%) Incident Manager
4 10 (7.87%) Analyst
4 10 (7.87%) Senior Developer
5 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Agile .NET Developer
5 8 (6.30%) Technical Leader
5 8 (6.30%) Data Scientist
6 7 (5.51%) Senior C++ Developer
6 7 (5.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (3.15%) ITIL Manager
7 4 (3.15%) Design Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (3.15%) C# Developer
7 4 (3.15%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (2.36%) Risk Analyst
8 3 (2.36%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.54%) .NET
2 14 (11.02%) .NET Framework
3 13 (10.24%) Middleware
4 11 (8.66%) Spring
4 11 (8.66%) XML
4 11 (8.66%) HTML
4 11 (8.66%) CSS
5 9 (7.09%) MapReduce
6 8 (6.30%) ASP.NET
6 8 (6.30%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (5.51%) Spring MVC
7 7 (5.51%) WPF
7 7 (5.51%) REST
8 4 (3.15%) WinForms
9 3 (2.36%) MSMQ
9 3 (2.36%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 3 (2.36%) WCF
9 3 (2.36%) Unity DI Container
10 2 (1.57%) Silverlight
10 2 (1.57%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 91 (71.65%) Computer Science
2 87 (68.50%) Mathematics
3 20 (15.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 14 (11.02%) Statistics
5 8 (6.30%) Management Information System
5 8 (6.30%) Derivative
6 7 (5.51%) Machine Learning
7 4 (3.15%) Market Risk
7 4 (3.15%) Economics
7 4 (3.15%) Fixed Income
8 3 (2.36%) Biometrics
8 3 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
9 2 (1.57%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.57%) Swaptions
9 2 (1.57%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (1.57%) PKI
9 2 (1.57%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.79%) Clustering
10 1 (0.79%) Firmware
10 1 (0.79%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Linux
2 10 (7.87%) UNIX
3 5 (3.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.05%) Multithreading
2 21 (16.54%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.17%) Risk Management
3 18 (14.17%) OO
4 17 (13.39%) Software Engineering
5 16 (12.60%) TDD
6 15 (11.81%) MVC
6 15 (11.81%) Project Management
6 15 (11.81%) Scrum
7 14 (11.02%) Service Management
7 14 (11.02%) ITIL
7 14 (11.02%) Low Latency
8 11 (8.66%) Incident Management
9 10 (7.87%) Problem Management
10 8 (6.30%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.51%) Content Management
11 7 (5.51%) Automated Testing
12 6 (4.72%) Analytics
13 5 (3.94%) Change Management
13 5 (3.94%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (29.92%) Java
2 37 (29.13%) C++
3 30 (23.62%) SQL
4 29 (22.83%) C#
5 20 (15.75%) Python
6 13 (10.24%) JavaScript
7 10 (7.87%) R
8 9 (7.09%) MATLAB
9 8 (6.30%) Scala
10 5 (3.94%) VBA
10 5 (3.94%) C
10 5 (3.94%) Perl
11 3 (2.36%) PHP
12 2 (1.57%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.79%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.79%) Fortran
13 1 (0.79%) Ada
13 1 (0.79%) VC++
13 1 (0.79%) RPG
13 1 (0.79%) F#
Qualifications
1 102 (80.31%) Degree
2 15 (11.81%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.24%) PhD
4 8 (6.30%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.94%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) CIMA
6 1 (0.79%) ISEB
6 1 (0.79%) ACCA
6 1 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.24%) QA
2 2 (1.57%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.79%) Basel II
3 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.79%) HL7
3 1 (0.79%) COREP
3 1 (0.79%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (6.30%) Oracle
2 4 (3.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.15%) Sybase
3 3 (2.36%) Adobe
3 3 (2.36%) HP
3 3 (2.36%) Facebook
3 3 (2.36%) Neolane
4 1 (0.79%) Perforce
4 1 (0.79%) NEC
4 1 (0.79%) IBM
4 1 (0.79%) EMC
4 1 (0.79%) StatPro
4 1 (0.79%) SAP
4 1 (0.79%) Splunk
4 1 (0.79%) Google
Slough, Berkshire
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 30-40 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £28 - £32 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £8.00 - £11.00 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £650 - £750 per day + Excellent
Posted: 14 days ago