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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 479 434 525
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +91
Contract jobs citing Physics 78 116 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.25% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.93% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 82 18
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £326 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 8
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12754 12536 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.83% 26.91% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7812 7723 7828
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 555 707
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Physics
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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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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
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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 -29 56 £600 +9.09% 27
South East -21 14 £350 +16.66% 16
West Midlands - 5 - - 2
Yorkshire 0 2 - - 2
South West -31 1 - - 4
East of England - - - - 14
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 5
Physics
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Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 98 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 97 (76.98%) Degree
3 84 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 52 (41.27%) C++
5 33 (26.19%) Java
6 30 (23.81%) PhD
7 28 (22.22%) Front Office
8 27 (21.43%) SQL
9 24 (19.05%) Linux
10 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
11 22 (17.46%) Python
11 22 (17.46%) Finance
12 21 (16.67%) Banking
13 20 (15.87%) C#
14 17 (13.49%) Analytics
15 15 (11.90%) Risk Management
16 13 (10.32%) Change Management
17 12 (9.52%) Windows
17 12 (9.52%) Investment Banking
17 12 (9.52%) Statistics
17 12 (9.52%) Scala
18 11 (8.73%) C
18 11 (8.73%) VBA
18 11 (8.73%) Games
18 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
18 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
19 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
19 10 (7.94%) SAS
19 10 (7.94%) Project Management
19 10 (7.94%) Hadoop

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (7.94%) SAS
2 6 (4.76%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.97%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.17%) Node.js
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) CMS
5 1 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) Simulink
3 1 (0.79%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.79%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.79%) Maya
3 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) Internet
1 3 (2.38%) DVB
1 3 (2.38%) Wireless
1 3 (2.38%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.59%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.59%) 4G
3 1 (0.79%) WiMAX
3 1 (0.79%) MIMO
3 1 (0.79%) LTE
3 1 (0.79%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.94%) Hadoop
1 10 (7.94%) NoSQL
2 8 (6.35%) Big Data
2 8 (6.35%) Apache Hive
3 7 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 7 (5.56%) HBase
4 5 (3.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (3.17%) Mahout
5 4 (3.17%) KDB
6 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.79%) MySQL
8 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.79%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 8 (6.35%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.17%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.38%) Grunt
4 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
5 1 (0.79%) Maven
5 1 (0.79%) JIRA
5 1 (0.79%) Selenium
5 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.79%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.79%) Ant
5 1 (0.79%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 28 (22.22%) Front Office
2 22 (17.46%) Finance
3 21 (16.67%) Banking
4 12 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 11 (8.73%) Telecoms
5 11 (8.73%) Games
6 6 (4.76%) Electronics
7 5 (3.97%) Military
7 5 (3.97%) French Language
8 4 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (2.38%) Marketing
9 3 (2.38%) iGaming
10 1 (0.79%) Avionics
10 1 (0.79%) Back Office
10 1 (0.79%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 53 (42.06%) Developer
2 17 (13.49%) Analyst
3 16 (12.70%) Software Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Quantitative Developer
5 12 (9.52%) C++ Developer
6 11 (8.73%) Front Office Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.94%) Quantitative Analyst
8 9 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Design Engineer
8 9 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (6.35%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 8 (6.35%) Data Scientist
10 6 (4.76%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.76%) Games Developer
11 5 (3.97%) C++ Software Developer
11 5 (3.97%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Risk Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) HTML
1 9 (7.14%) .NET
1 9 (7.14%) Spring
2 7 (5.56%) MapReduce
3 6 (4.76%) HTML5
3 6 (4.76%) WPF
4 5 (3.97%) Hibernate
4 5 (3.97%) CSS
5 4 (3.17%) Spring MVC
5 4 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.38%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 3 (2.38%) Backbone.js
6 3 (2.38%) STL
6 3 (2.38%) XML
6 3 (2.38%) Middleware
7 2 (1.59%) Swing
7 2 (1.59%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.59%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (1.59%) RESTful
7 2 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 98 (77.78%) Mathematics
2 84 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 12 (9.52%) Statistics
4 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.76%) Chemistry
5 6 (4.76%) Human Factors
6 5 (3.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.97%) Fixed Income
7 4 (3.17%) DTV
7 4 (3.17%) Open Source
7 4 (3.17%) CUDA
8 3 (2.38%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.38%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.38%) Economics
9 2 (1.59%) IPTV
9 2 (1.59%) Animation
9 2 (1.59%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.59%) Social Network
10 1 (0.79%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.79%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.05%) Linux
2 12 (9.52%) Windows
3 7 (5.56%) UNIX
4 3 (2.38%) Android
4 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.79%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) Software Engineering
2 17 (13.49%) Analytics
3 15 (11.90%) Risk Management
4 13 (10.32%) Change Management
5 10 (7.94%) Project Management
6 9 (7.14%) Service Management
6 9 (7.14%) ITIL
6 9 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 9 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
7 8 (6.35%) Problem Management
7 8 (6.35%) Requirements Management
7 8 (6.35%) Validation
8 7 (5.56%) Workflow
8 7 (5.56%) MVC
8 7 (5.56%) OO
8 7 (5.56%) Machine Learning
9 6 (4.76%) Game Development
10 5 (3.97%) UML
10 5 (3.97%) Business Analysis
10 5 (3.97%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 52 (41.27%) C++
2 33 (26.19%) Java
3 27 (21.43%) SQL
4 22 (17.46%) Python
5 20 (15.87%) C#
6 12 (9.52%) Scala
7 11 (8.73%) C
7 11 (8.73%) VBA
8 10 (7.94%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.94%) R
9 9 (7.14%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.59%) Erlang
10 2 (1.59%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.79%) Tcl
11 1 (0.79%) Ada
11 1 (0.79%) Fortran
11 1 (0.79%) XAML
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) PHP
11 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 97 (76.98%) Degree
2 30 (23.81%) PhD
3 7 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.97%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) HND
5 1 (0.79%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.79%) ACCA
5 1 (0.79%) CIMA
5 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) HL7
2 1 (0.79%) DO-160
2 1 (0.79%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.79%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
1 4 (3.17%) Oracle
2 2 (1.59%) Autodesk
2 2 (1.59%) Perforce
3 1 (0.79%) SolidWorks
3 1 (0.79%) Google
3 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.79%) Splunk
3 1 (0.79%) Facebook
3 1 (0.79%) Twitter
3 1 (0.79%) SAP
3 1 (0.79%) IBM
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