The 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 535 477 446
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -31
Contract jobs citing Physics 51 78 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.50% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 51 74
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -6.66%
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16131 15568 15145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.83% 32.51% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10260 9669 9171
Average daily rate £420 £411 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -3.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 594 600 658
Average hourly rate £18.71 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015.

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
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 3 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -33 31 £563 -2.17% 52
South East -10 17 £450 +20.00% 38
East Midlands - 3 £300 - 4
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 106 (84.13%) Mathematics
2 80 (63.49%) Degree
3 73 (57.94%) Computer Science
4 45 (35.71%) C++
5 33 (26.19%) Java
6 32 (25.40%) Python
7 27 (21.43%) Finance
8 25 (19.84%) Web Services
8 25 (19.84%) SQL
9 24 (19.05%) C#
10 23 (18.25%) Games
11 21 (16.67%) PhD
12 20 (15.87%) Android
12 20 (15.87%) Apple iOS
12 20 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
13 19 (15.08%) C
13 19 (15.08%) Web Services Management
13 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
14 17 (13.49%) Analytics
15 16 (12.70%) Algorithms
15 16 (12.70%) Front Office
15 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (11.90%) JavaScript
16 15 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (11.11%) R
18 13 (10.32%) Statistics
18 13 (10.32%) HTML
18 13 (10.32%) .NET
18 13 (10.32%) Linux
18 13 (10.32%) iOS Development

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 9 (7.14%) SAS
2 4 (3.17%) Node.js
3 3 (2.38%) Apache
3 3 (2.38%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.38%) IPython
4 2 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.79%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.79%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.79%) uWSGI
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.38%) MS Office
2 3 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.59%) SPSS
3 2 (1.59%) Maya
3 2 (1.59%) Mathematica
3 2 (1.59%) Maple
3 2 (1.59%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.79%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.17%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.79%) ATM
3 1 (0.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.79%) Firewall
3 1 (0.79%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) Hadoop
2 9 (7.14%) Big Data
3 4 (3.17%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.17%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.38%) HBase
4 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.59%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.59%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.59%) KDB
5 2 (1.59%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.79%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.79%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.79%) OLAP
6 1 (0.79%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.79%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 4 (3.17%) Maven
2 3 (2.38%) HP UFT
2 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.59%) Selenium
4 1 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.79%) JIRA
4 1 (0.79%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.79%) JUnit
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.79%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.79%) Grunt
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Ivy
General
1 27 (21.43%) Finance
2 23 (18.25%) Games
3 16 (12.70%) Front Office
4 12 (9.52%) Banking
5 10 (7.94%) Marketing
6 7 (5.56%) Investment Banking
7 6 (4.76%) Electronics
8 4 (3.17%) Automotive
8 4 (3.17%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.38%) Interactive Media
9 3 (2.38%) Retail
9 3 (2.38%) Multimedia
10 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.79%) Legal
11 1 (0.79%) Advertising
11 1 (0.79%) Military
11 1 (0.79%) Billing
Job Titles
1 57 (45.24%) Developer
2 20 (15.87%) Architect
3 18 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 11 (8.73%) Data Scientist
5 10 (7.94%) Analyst
6 9 (7.14%) Programmer
7 8 (6.35%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.35%) iOS Developer
8 7 (5.56%) Software Engineer
9 6 (4.76%) Software Architect
9 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.76%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Java Developer
10 5 (3.97%) WPF Developer
10 5 (3.97%) Senior WPF Developer
11 4 (3.17%) Business Analyst
12 3 (2.38%) Junior
12 3 (2.38%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (19.84%) Web Services
2 13 (10.32%) HTML
2 13 (10.32%) .NET
3 12 (9.52%) WPF
4 8 (6.35%) LINQ
5 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 7 (5.56%) CSS
6 6 (4.76%) HTML5
6 6 (4.76%) SciPy
6 6 (4.76%) NumPy
6 6 (4.76%) Pandas
7 5 (3.97%) Reactive Extensions
7 5 (3.97%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.97%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (3.17%) OpenGL
8 4 (3.17%) Middleware
8 4 (3.17%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.38%) Esper
9 3 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (2.38%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 106 (84.13%) Mathematics
2 73 (57.94%) Computer Science
3 20 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (12.70%) Algorithms
5 15 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (10.32%) Statistics
7 8 (6.35%) Derivative
8 7 (5.56%) Credit Risk
9 6 (4.76%) Xbox
10 5 (3.97%) Data Structures
10 5 (3.97%) Visualisation
11 4 (3.17%) Hedge funds
12 3 (2.38%) User Experience
12 3 (2.38%) PlayStation
12 3 (2.38%) Market Risk
12 3 (2.38%) 3D Graphics
13 2 (1.59%) Mobile Games
13 2 (1.59%) Fixed Income
13 2 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
13 2 (1.59%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.87%) Android
1 20 (15.87%) Apple iOS
2 13 (10.32%) Linux
3 9 (7.14%) UNIX
4 5 (3.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.08%) Web Services Management
1 19 (15.08%) Software Engineering
2 17 (13.49%) Analytics
3 16 (12.70%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (10.32%) iOS Development
5 12 (9.52%) Low Latency
6 11 (8.73%) OO
7 10 (7.94%) Multithreading
8 9 (7.14%) Validation
9 8 (6.35%) Algorithmic Trading
9 8 (6.35%) Android Development
10 7 (5.56%) 3D Modelling
10 7 (5.56%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.76%) TDD
11 6 (4.76%) Machine Learning
12 5 (3.97%) Statistical Modelling
12 5 (3.97%) Time Series Analysis
12 5 (3.97%) FX Algorithmic Trading
12 5 (3.97%) Regression Analysis
13 4 (3.17%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 45 (35.71%) C++
2 33 (26.19%) Java
3 32 (25.40%) Python
4 25 (19.84%) SQL
5 24 (19.05%) C#
6 19 (15.08%) C
7 15 (11.90%) JavaScript
8 14 (11.11%) R
9 8 (6.35%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.97%) Scala
11 4 (3.17%) Perl
12 3 (2.38%) VBA
12 3 (2.38%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.38%) Clojure
12 3 (2.38%) Haskell
12 3 (2.38%) Cython
13 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.59%) Ruby
13 2 (1.59%) Fortran
14 1 (0.79%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 80 (63.49%) Degree
2 21 (16.67%) PhD
3 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.97%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.14%) Oracle
2 7 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.97%) Adobe
4 2 (1.59%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.59%) Tableau
5 1 (0.79%) Facebook
5 1 (0.79%) Twitter
5 1 (0.79%) Foundry
5 1 (0.79%) Splunk
5 1 (0.79%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.79%) Google
South East
Connectus
Rate: £28 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eames Consulting
Rate: £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £280 to £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago