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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 532 461 499
Rank change year-on-year
-71 +38
Contract jobs citing Physics 47 99 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 66 49
Average daily rate
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£600 £500 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £288 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £733 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £12.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.33% -68.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.63 £12.75 £36.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.72 £43.40 £41.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £12.75 £41.88
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -69.55%
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
16144 15216 16408
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.60% 30.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9925 9574 9667
Average daily rate £413 £420 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.78% +2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 603 820
Average hourly rate £18.54 £19.00 £24.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.40% -23.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -31 26 £700 +33.33% 42
South East -4 15 £350 +7.69% 28
North West - 3 - - 4
Yorkshire 0 1 - - 5
South West -29 1 - - 7
East of England -31 1 - - 27
West Midlands - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 105 (84.00%) Mathematics
2 91 (72.80%) Degree
3 85 (68.00%) Computer Science
4 60 (48.00%) C++
5 33 (26.40%) PhD
6 30 (24.00%) Front Office
7 28 (22.40%) C#
8 27 (21.60%) Linux
9 26 (20.80%) Java
10 23 (18.40%) Banking
10 23 (18.40%) Software Engineering
11 22 (17.60%) SQL
12 21 (16.80%) Python
12 21 (16.80%) Finance
12 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (14.40%) Games
14 17 (13.60%) Analytics
15 15 (12.00%) Risk Management
16 14 (11.20%) Investment Banking
17 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (10.40%) Windows
18 12 (9.60%) .NET
18 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
19 11 (8.80%) C
19 11 (8.80%) HTML
19 11 (8.80%) Change Management
19 11 (8.80%) Multithreading
20 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
20 10 (8.00%) MATLAB
20 10 (8.00%) VBA

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 5 (4.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.20%) Node.js
2 4 (3.20%) SAS
3 3 (2.40%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Simulink
2 1 (0.80%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.80%) Maya
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) DVB
2 3 (2.40%) Wireless
2 3 (2.40%) 3GPP
2 3 (2.40%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.40%) Internet
3 2 (1.60%) 4G
4 1 (0.80%) WiMAX
4 1 (0.80%) MIMO
4 1 (0.80%) LTE
4 1 (0.80%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.20%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.40%) Big Data
3 3 (2.40%) KDB
4 2 (1.60%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.60%) Apache Hive
4 2 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.80%) MySQL
5 1 (0.80%) OLAP
5 1 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.80%) DataStage
5 1 (0.80%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) Rational DOORS
2 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.40%) Grunt
4 2 (1.60%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.60%) JIRA
4 2 (1.60%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.60%) Subversion
5 1 (0.80%) Maven
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.80%) Selenium
5 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.80%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.80%) Ant
5 1 (0.80%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 30 (24.00%) Front Office
2 23 (18.40%) Banking
3 21 (16.80%) Finance
4 18 (14.40%) Games
5 14 (11.20%) Investment Banking
6 8 (6.40%) Electronics
7 5 (4.00%) Telecoms
8 4 (3.20%) French Language
9 3 (2.40%) Marketing
9 3 (2.40%) iGaming
10 2 (1.60%) Military
11 1 (0.80%) Back Office
11 1 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.80%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.80%) Avionics
11 1 (0.80%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 61 (48.80%) Developer
2 17 (13.60%) Analyst
2 17 (13.60%) Software Engineer
3 16 (12.80%) Quantitative Developer
4 13 (10.40%) C++ Developer
5 11 (8.80%) Front Office Developer
6 10 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Quantitative Analyst
6 10 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.20%) Design Engineer
7 9 (7.20%) C++ Software Engineer
8 8 (6.40%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Games Developer
9 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 6 (4.80%) Senior Developer
11 5 (4.00%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Computer Engineer
11 5 (4.00%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.60%) .NET
2 11 (8.80%) HTML
3 9 (7.20%) Spring
4 7 (5.60%) CSS
4 7 (5.60%) HTML5
5 6 (4.80%) WPF
6 5 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 5 (4.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (3.20%) Middleware
7 4 (3.20%) XML
7 4 (3.20%) AngularJS
7 4 (3.20%) Spring MVC
8 3 (2.40%) LINQ
8 3 (2.40%) Reactive Extensions
8 3 (2.40%) Backbone.js
8 3 (2.40%) STL
9 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.60%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.60%) jQuery
9 2 (1.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 105 (84.00%) Mathematics
2 85 (68.00%) Computer Science
3 21 (16.80%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.80%) Fixed Income
5 6 (4.80%) Chemistry
5 6 (4.80%) Human Factors
6 5 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.00%) DTV
6 5 (4.00%) Statistics
7 4 (3.20%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.20%) User Experience
7 4 (3.20%) Open Source
7 4 (3.20%) CUDA
8 3 (2.40%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.40%) IPTV
8 3 (2.40%) Visualisation
8 3 (2.40%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.60%) Firmware
9 2 (1.60%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 27 (21.60%) Linux
2 13 (10.40%) Windows
3 9 (7.20%) UNIX
4 3 (2.40%) Android
4 3 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.60%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.80%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.40%) Software Engineering
2 17 (13.60%) Analytics
3 15 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 13 (10.40%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (8.80%) Change Management
5 11 (8.80%) Multithreading
6 9 (7.20%) Requirements Management
7 8 (6.40%) MVC
7 8 (6.40%) Validation
7 8 (6.40%) Technical Analysis
8 7 (5.60%) Low Latency
8 7 (5.60%) Workflow
9 6 (4.80%) Regression Testing
9 6 (4.80%) Project Management
9 6 (4.80%) ITIL
9 6 (4.80%) OO
9 6 (4.80%) Game Development
9 6 (4.80%) Signal Processing
10 5 (4.00%) Image Processing
10 5 (4.00%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) C++
2 28 (22.40%) C#
3 26 (20.80%) Java
4 22 (17.60%) SQL
5 21 (16.80%) Python
6 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.80%) C
8 10 (8.00%) VBA
8 10 (8.00%) MATLAB
9 9 (7.20%) Scala
10 4 (3.20%) R
11 2 (1.60%) Erlang
11 2 (1.60%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.60%) Perl
12 1 (0.80%) PHP
12 1 (0.80%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.80%) VB
12 1 (0.80%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.80%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 91 (72.80%) Degree
2 33 (26.40%) PhD
3 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.80%) ISEB
5 1 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.80%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.40%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) DO-160
2 1 (0.80%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.80%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (2.40%) Perforce
1 3 (2.40%) Oracle
2 2 (1.60%) IBM
2 2 (1.60%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.60%) Autodesk
3 1 (0.80%) Informatica
3 1 (0.80%) SolidWorks
3 1 (0.80%) Ab Initio
3 1 (0.80%) VMware
3 1 (0.80%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.80%) Google
3 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.80%) Facebook
3 1 (0.80%) Twitter
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