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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 500 520 496
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Contract jobs citing Physics 80 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.41% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 41 45
Average daily rate £525 £550 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £325 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £686 £700 £665
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £12.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.65 - £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.13 - £29.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £12.75
Physics
UK

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
15359 14550 14638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 31.57% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 9162 9003
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 627 621 613
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.63 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -4 49 £575 +2.22% 53
South East +14 14 £320 +42.22% 20
South West +2 5 £488 +50.00% 5
North West - 5 £875 - 1
East of England - 4 £250 - 19
West Midlands - 2 £325 - 3
East Midlands -7 1 £238 -
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 135 (80.36%) Mathematics
2 94 (55.95%) Degree
3 81 (48.21%) Computer Science
3 81 (48.21%) Finance
4 56 (33.33%) C++
5 53 (31.55%) C#
5 53 (31.55%) Python
6 47 (27.98%) SQL
7 39 (23.21%) Front Office
8 38 (22.62%) Banking
9 37 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (20.24%) Analytics
11 33 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (19.05%) PhD
12 32 (19.05%) Investment Banking
13 28 (16.67%) Statistics
14 27 (16.07%) AngularJS
15 26 (15.48%) HTML
16 24 (14.29%) TDD
17 23 (13.69%) Derivative
18 22 (13.10%) .NET
18 22 (13.10%) HTML5
19 20 (11.90%) Java
19 20 (11.90%) OO
19 20 (11.90%) Risk Management
20 19 (11.31%) Electronics
21 18 (10.71%) Linux
21 18 (10.71%) VBA
22 17 (10.12%) Fixed Income
23 16 (9.52%) Scrum

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (4.76%) Node.js
2 4 (2.38%) SAS
3 3 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.60%) Apache
4 1 (0.60%) Confluence
4 1 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 6 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.98%) SPSS
3 2 (1.19%) Simulink
4 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.19%) Internet
2 2 (1.19%) Network Security
2 2 (1.19%) SAN
2 2 (1.19%) VoIP
3 1 (0.60%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.60%) DHCP
3 1 (0.60%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (0.60%) DNS
3 1 (0.60%) LDAP
3 1 (0.60%) Multicast
3 1 (0.60%) Skype
3 1 (0.60%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.57%) Big Data
2 6 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.38%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.19%) KDB
5 2 (1.19%) MS Access
5 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.60%) HBase
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.38%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.38%) JIRA
2 4 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.38%) Selenium
2 4 (2.38%) Subversion
2 4 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.79%) Android Studio
3 3 (1.79%) Protractor
3 3 (1.79%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.79%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.19%) Eclipse
4 2 (1.19%) Emacs
4 2 (1.19%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.19%) Maven
4 2 (1.19%) Mercurial
4 2 (1.19%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.60%) Moq
5 1 (0.60%) NUnit
General
1 81 (48.21%) Finance
2 39 (23.21%) Front Office
3 38 (22.62%) Banking
4 32 (19.05%) Investment Banking
5 19 (11.31%) Electronics
6 6 (3.57%) Retail
7 4 (2.38%) Legal
7 4 (2.38%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.38%) Marketing
8 3 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.79%) Military
8 3 (1.79%) Online Betting
8 3 (1.79%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.19%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.60%) Games
10 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (45.83%) Developer
2 37 (22.02%) Analyst
3 27 (16.07%) Python Developer
4 26 (15.48%) Quantitative Developer
5 25 (14.88%) Quantitative Analyst
6 12 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.14%) HTML Developer
7 10 (5.95%) Data Scientist
8 9 (5.36%) C++ Developer
9 8 (4.76%) Banking Analyst
9 8 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.57%) Analyst Developer
11 6 (3.57%) Risk Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) .NET Developer
12 5 (2.98%) Data Analyst
12 5 (2.98%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.07%) AngularJS
2 26 (15.48%) HTML
3 22 (13.10%) .NET
3 22 (13.10%) HTML5
4 13 (7.74%) jQuery
5 12 (7.14%) React
6 10 (5.95%) CSS
6 10 (5.95%) WPF
7 9 (5.36%) Middleware
8 7 (4.17%) WCF
9 6 (3.57%) MSMQ
9 6 (3.57%) SciPy
9 6 (3.57%) XML
10 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (2.98%) NumPy
10 5 (2.98%) OpenGL
11 4 (2.38%) .NET Framework
11 4 (2.38%) ASP.NET
11 4 (2.38%) Django
11 4 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 135 (80.36%) Mathematics
2 81 (48.21%) Computer Science
3 33 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (16.67%) Statistics
5 23 (13.69%) Derivative
6 17 (10.12%) Fixed Income
7 16 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 14 (8.33%) Algorithms
8 14 (8.33%) Economics
9 9 (5.36%) Hedge funds
9 9 (5.36%) Market Risk
10 8 (4.76%) Credit Risk
10 8 (4.76%) Visualisation
11 7 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (2.98%) Chemistry
13 4 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 4 (2.38%) Life Science
14 3 (1.79%) Equities
14 3 (1.79%) FMCG
14 3 (1.79%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.71%) Linux
2 13 (7.74%) Windows
3 10 (5.95%) Unix
4 3 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.24%) Analytics
3 24 (14.29%) TDD
4 20 (11.90%) OO
4 20 (11.90%) Risk Management
5 16 (9.52%) Front End Development
5 16 (9.52%) Scrum
5 16 (9.52%) Software Engineering
5 16 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 14 (8.33%) Multithreading
7 13 (7.74%) Validation
8 12 (7.14%) Monte Carlo Method
9 9 (5.36%) MVC
10 8 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 8 (4.76%) Data Analytics
10 8 (4.76%) Low Latency
10 8 (4.76%) SDLC
11 7 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (4.17%) Stochastic Calculus
11 7 (4.17%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (33.33%) C++
2 53 (31.55%) C#
2 53 (31.55%) Python
3 47 (27.98%) SQL
4 20 (11.90%) Java
5 18 (10.71%) VBA
6 16 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.33%) R
8 12 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 10 (5.95%) C
10 2 (1.19%) Scala
10 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.60%) F#
11 1 (0.60%) Fortran
11 1 (0.60%) Haskell
11 1 (0.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.60%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) Tcl
11 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.60%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (55.95%) Degree
2 32 (19.05%) PhD
3 6 (3.57%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.19%) CFA
5 2 (1.19%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.60%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.60%) CCIE
6 1 (0.60%) CCNA
6 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.60%) CWDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.98%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (2.98%) Firmware
2 2 (1.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.60%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (4.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.57%) Cisco
2 6 (3.57%) Oracle
2 6 (3.57%) SunGard
3 3 (1.79%) EMC
4 2 (1.19%) Embarcadero
4 2 (1.19%) VMware
5 1 (0.60%) ANSYS
5 1 (0.60%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.60%) Cognos
5 1 (0.60%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
5 1 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.60%) SAP
5 1 (0.60%) Splunk
5 1 (0.60%) Tableau
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
City University London
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Rate: market rate
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Huxley
Rate: £650 - £725 per day + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago