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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 528 445 517
Rank change year-on-year
-83 +72
Contract jobs citing Physics 55 112 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.86% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 75 27
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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 £350 £312 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £25.13 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% -33.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £12.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £43.85 £42.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £12.75 £42.38
% change year-on-year
+187.25% -69.91%
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
13318 13007 13591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.13% 26.73% 25.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 8065 8115 8051
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £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 577 564 721
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.34 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 41 £600 +14.28% 41
South East -4 9 £350 +16.66% 12
North West - 2 - - 4
Yorkshire +2 1 - - 3
South West -37 1 - - 6
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - - - - 11
East Midlands - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 94 (78.99%) Degree
2 93 (78.15%) Mathematics
3 77 (64.71%) Computer Science
4 50 (42.02%) C++
5 29 (24.37%) PhD
6 27 (22.69%) Front Office
7 24 (20.17%) Java
7 24 (20.17%) Linux
8 23 (19.33%) C#
8 23 (19.33%) Software Engineering
9 22 (18.49%) SQL
10 20 (16.81%) Banking
11 18 (15.13%) Finance
12 17 (14.29%) Analytics
13 16 (13.45%) Python
14 15 (12.61%) Risk Management
15 13 (10.92%) Games
15 13 (10.92%) Change Management
16 12 (10.08%) Windows
16 12 (10.08%) Investment Banking
17 11 (9.24%) C
17 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
18 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
18 10 (8.40%) VBA
18 10 (8.40%) Scala
19 9 (7.56%) Spring
19 9 (7.56%) HTML
19 9 (7.56%) Project Management
19 9 (7.56%) Technical Analysis
20 8 (6.72%) Rational DOORS

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (4.20%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.36%) SAS
2 4 (3.36%) Node.js
2 4 (3.36%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.84%) CMS
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.68%) Simulink
3 1 (0.84%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.84%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.84%) Maya
3 1 (0.84%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Wireless
1 3 (2.52%) DVB
1 3 (2.52%) 3GPP
1 3 (2.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.68%) 4G
3 1 (0.84%) WiMAX
3 1 (0.84%) MIMO
3 1 (0.84%) LTE
3 1 (0.84%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) NoSQL
1 5 (4.20%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.36%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.36%) Big Data
3 3 (2.52%) Apache Hive
3 3 (2.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.52%) KDB
3 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.68%) HBase
5 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.84%) Mahout
5 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.84%) OLAP
5 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.72%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.52%) Grunt
4 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.84%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.84%) JIRA
5 1 (0.84%) Maven
5 1 (0.84%) Subversion
5 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.84%) Selenium
5 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.84%) Ant
General
1 27 (22.69%) Front Office
2 20 (16.81%) Banking
3 18 (15.13%) Finance
4 13 (10.92%) Games
5 12 (10.08%) Investment Banking
6 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
7 6 (5.04%) Electronics
8 5 (4.20%) French Language
8 5 (4.20%) Military
9 3 (2.52%) iGaming
9 3 (2.52%) Marketing
10 1 (0.84%) Avionics
10 1 (0.84%) Back Office
10 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 54 (45.38%) Developer
2 16 (13.45%) Software Engineer
2 16 (13.45%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) Quantitative Developer
4 12 (10.08%) C++ Developer
5 11 (9.24%) Front Office Developer
6 10 (8.40%) Quantitative Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Design Engineer
7 9 (7.56%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.72%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.88%) Games Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Risk Analyst
10 5 (4.20%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) Spring
1 9 (7.56%) HTML
2 8 (6.72%) .NET
3 6 (5.04%) WPF
3 6 (5.04%) HTML5
4 5 (4.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 5 (4.20%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.20%) CSS
5 4 (3.36%) Spring MVC
5 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.52%) Reactive Extensions
6 3 (2.52%) Backbone.js
6 3 (2.52%) LINQ
6 3 (2.52%) Middleware
6 3 (2.52%) STL
6 3 (2.52%) XML
7 2 (1.68%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.68%) jQuery
7 2 (1.68%) RESTful
7 2 (1.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 93 (78.15%) Mathematics
2 77 (64.71%) Computer Science
3 11 (9.24%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.04%) Statistics
4 6 (5.04%) Chemistry
4 6 (5.04%) Human Factors
5 4 (3.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (3.36%) DTV
5 4 (3.36%) Open Source
5 4 (3.36%) CUDA
6 3 (2.52%) Visualisation
6 3 (2.52%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.68%) Social Network
7 2 (1.68%) Economics
7 2 (1.68%) Interactive TV
7 2 (1.68%) IPTV
7 2 (1.68%) Animation
8 1 (0.84%) Xbox
8 1 (0.84%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 24 (20.17%) Linux
2 12 (10.08%) Windows
3 7 (5.88%) UNIX
4 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.52%) Android
5 2 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.84%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) Software Engineering
2 17 (14.29%) Analytics
3 15 (12.61%) Risk Management
4 13 (10.92%) Change Management
5 9 (7.56%) Project Management
5 9 (7.56%) Technical Analysis
6 8 (6.72%) Validation
6 8 (6.72%) Service Management
6 8 (6.72%) ITIL
6 8 (6.72%) Requirements Management
6 8 (6.72%) Problem Management
6 8 (6.72%) Multithreading
7 7 (5.88%) MVC
7 7 (5.88%) Workflow
8 6 (5.04%) Regression Testing
8 6 (5.04%) Game Development
8 6 (5.04%) Low Latency
9 5 (4.20%) Business Analysis
9 5 (4.20%) UML
9 5 (4.20%) OO
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.02%) C++
2 24 (20.17%) Java
3 23 (19.33%) C#
4 22 (18.49%) SQL
5 16 (13.45%) Python
6 11 (9.24%) C
7 10 (8.40%) JavaScript
7 10 (8.40%) VBA
7 10 (8.40%) Scala
8 7 (5.88%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.20%) R
10 2 (1.68%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.68%) Erlang
11 1 (0.84%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.84%) XAML
11 1 (0.84%) Ada
11 1 (0.84%) Tcl
11 1 (0.84%) Fortran
11 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 94 (78.99%) Degree
2 29 (24.37%) PhD
3 8 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.84%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.84%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.84%) ISEB
5 1 (0.84%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.84%) DO-160
2 1 (0.84%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) Perforce
3 2 (1.68%) Autodesk
4 1 (0.84%) Facebook
4 1 (0.84%) Twitter
4 1 (0.84%) Google
4 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.84%) SolidWorks
4 1 (0.84%) IBM
Middlesex
Proteus Europe
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Experis Engineering
Rate: Holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago