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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 546 489 448
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -41
Contract jobs citing Physics 51 82 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.51% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 56 77
Average daily rate
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£600 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £293
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 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
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
16582 16018 15655
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.09% 32.43% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10650 9848 9491
Average daily rate £423 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 620 681
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.16 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.27% -10.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.08 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.63 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.12%

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 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 28 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 -26 30 £613 +2.08% 52
South East -19 13 - - 20
East Midlands - 4 £300 - 1
West Midlands -4 2 £425 - 1
South West +1 1 - - 9
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 110 (85.94%) Mathematics
2 78 (60.94%) Degree
3 74 (57.81%) Computer Science
4 51 (39.84%) C++
5 37 (28.91%) Python
6 32 (25.00%) Java
7 27 (21.09%) SQL
7 27 (21.09%) C#
7 27 (21.09%) Finance
8 26 (20.31%) Web Services
9 25 (19.53%) Analytics
10 22 (17.19%) PhD
11 21 (16.41%) Games
11 21 (16.41%) Android
12 20 (15.63%) R
12 20 (15.63%) Apple iOS
12 20 (15.63%) Front Office
12 20 (15.63%) C
13 19 (14.84%) Web Services Management
13 19 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (14.06%) Banking
15 16 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 16 (12.50%) Algorithms
16 15 (11.72%) Statistics
17 14 (10.94%) Linux
18 13 (10.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 13 (10.16%) Investment Banking
18 13 (10.16%) iOS Development
19 12 (9.38%) Hadoop

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 10 (7.81%) SAS
2 4 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.34%) IPython
3 3 (2.34%) Apache
3 3 (2.34%) Node.js
4 1 (0.78%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.78%) uWSGI
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) SPSS
2 3 (2.34%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.34%) Mathematica
2 3 (2.34%) Maple
2 3 (2.34%) LaTeX
3 2 (1.56%) Maya
4 1 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (0.78%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.91%) Bluetooth
1 5 (3.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) AMQP
2 1 (0.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) Hadoop
2 11 (8.59%) Big Data
3 4 (3.13%) HBase
3 4 (3.13%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.34%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.34%) NoSQL
4 3 (2.34%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.56%) KDB
5 2 (1.56%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.56%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.78%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (2.34%) HP UFT
1 3 (2.34%) Maven
1 3 (2.34%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.56%) Selenium
3 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.78%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (0.78%) NeoLoad
3 1 (0.78%) JIRA
3 1 (0.78%) JUnit
3 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.78%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.78%) JMeter
3 1 (0.78%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.78%) Subversion
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 21 (16.41%) Games
3 20 (15.63%) Front Office
4 18 (14.06%) Banking
5 13 (10.16%) Investment Banking
6 9 (7.03%) Marketing
7 7 (5.47%) Electronics
8 5 (3.91%) Automotive
9 4 (3.13%) Financial Institution
10 2 (1.56%) Retail
11 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.78%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.78%) Legal
11 1 (0.78%) Military
11 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.78%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 58 (45.31%) Developer
2 21 (16.41%) Architect
3 17 (13.28%) Senior Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Analyst
4 10 (7.81%) C++ Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Python Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Quantitative Developer
4 10 (7.81%) Data Scientist
5 9 (7.03%) Programmer
6 8 (6.25%) iOS Developer
7 6 (4.69%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Software Engineer
7 6 (4.69%) Software Developer
7 6 (4.69%) Software Architect
7 6 (4.69%) Systems Engineer
8 5 (3.91%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.91%) WPF Developer
8 5 (3.91%) Senior WPF Developer
9 4 (3.13%) Android Developer
9 4 (3.13%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (20.31%) Web Services
2 11 (8.59%) HTML
2 11 (8.59%) .NET
2 11 (8.59%) WPF
3 9 (7.03%) LINQ
4 8 (6.25%) SciPy
4 8 (6.25%) NumPy
5 7 (5.47%) Pandas
6 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET
7 5 (3.91%) CSS
7 5 (3.91%) HTML5
7 5 (3.91%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (3.13%) OpenGL
9 3 (2.34%) Middleware
9 3 (2.34%) Django
9 3 (2.34%) Swing
9 3 (2.34%) MSMQ
9 3 (2.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (2.34%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 110 (85.94%) Mathematics
2 74 (57.81%) Computer Science
3 19 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 15 (11.72%) Statistics
6 13 (10.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (7.81%) Derivative
7 10 (7.81%) Credit Risk
8 6 (4.69%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.69%) Xbox
9 3 (2.34%) User Experience
9 3 (2.34%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.34%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.34%) PlayStation
9 3 (2.34%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (2.34%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.56%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.56%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.56%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (16.41%) Android
2 20 (15.63%) Apple iOS
3 14 (10.94%) Linux
4 10 (7.81%) Windows
5 8 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.53%) Analytics
2 19 (14.84%) Web Services Management
3 18 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 13 (10.16%) iOS Development
6 10 (7.81%) Low Latency
6 10 (7.81%) TDD
7 9 (7.03%) Validation
7 9 (7.03%) Multithreading
7 9 (7.03%) Android Development
8 7 (5.47%) Statistical Modelling
8 7 (5.47%) Monte Carlo Method
8 7 (5.47%) Algorithmic Trading
8 7 (5.47%) 3D Modelling
8 7 (5.47%) OO
9 6 (4.69%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.69%) Machine Learning
9 6 (4.69%) SDLC
10 5 (3.91%) FX Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (3.91%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (39.84%) C++
2 37 (28.91%) Python
3 32 (25.00%) Java
4 27 (21.09%) C#
4 27 (21.09%) SQL
5 20 (15.63%) C
5 20 (15.63%) R
6 10 (7.81%) JavaScript
6 10 (7.81%) MATLAB
7 6 (4.69%) Perl
8 5 (3.91%) VBA
8 5 (3.91%) Scala
9 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.34%) Clojure
9 3 (2.34%) Ruby
9 3 (2.34%) Haskell
9 3 (2.34%) Cython
10 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.56%) Fortran
11 1 (0.78%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 78 (60.94%) Degree
2 22 (17.19%) PhD
3 5 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) ISEB
5 1 (0.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.69%) HDFS
2 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.03%) Oracle
2 4 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.34%) Adobe
4 2 (1.56%) Tableau
5 1 (0.78%) Vertica
5 1 (0.78%) FireEye
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.78%) Perforce
5 1 (0.78%) Netezza
5 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.78%) Splunk
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