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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 512 488 409
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -79
Contract jobs citing Physics 60 80 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.53% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 46 95
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£488 £438 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £200 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £688 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+33.63% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £45.43 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.43% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.49 £16.20 £17.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.09 £33.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.43 £30.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+51.43% -25.00%
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
15862 15036 14154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.51% 32.21% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10290 9587 8423
Average daily rate £417 £410 £424
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.64% -3.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £235 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 634 613 779
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.00 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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 -34 34 £650 +23.80% 18
South East -22 12 £310 -3.50% 21
South West -31 7 £425 +92.74% 14
West Midlands - 4 £408 - 2
East of England -14 2 - - 12
North West -6 1 - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 7
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (85.22%) Mathematics
2 87 (75.65%) Computer Science
3 76 (66.09%) Degree
4 72 (62.61%) C++
5 31 (26.96%) Front Office
6 30 (26.09%) C#
7 28 (24.35%) PhD
8 26 (22.61%) Finance
9 25 (21.74%) Java
10 23 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 22 (19.13%) Analytics
12 21 (18.26%) Linux
13 20 (17.39%) .NET
13 20 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (16.52%) SQL
14 19 (16.52%) Python
15 18 (15.65%) HTML
16 17 (14.78%) Games
17 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
18 15 (13.04%) Windows
19 13 (11.30%) Risk Management
19 13 (11.30%) MATLAB
19 13 (11.30%) Banking
19 13 (11.30%) Multithreading
20 12 (10.43%) CSS
20 12 (10.43%) OO
20 12 (10.43%) Low Latency
21 11 (9.57%) UNIX
21 11 (9.57%) Security Cleared
22 10 (8.70%) Credit Risk

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (5.22%) GlassFish
2 5 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (3.48%) Node.js
4 2 (1.74%) Kinematics
4 2 (1.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.87%) CMS
5 1 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.74%) Simulink
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) SPSS
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.87%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.87%) Maya
3 1 (0.87%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) DVB
2 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.74%) Wireless
3 2 (1.74%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.87%) VSAT
4 1 (0.87%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.22%) MySQL
2 5 (4.35%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.48%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.48%) Big Data
3 4 (3.48%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) KDB
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.87%) DataStage
5 1 (0.87%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.61%) Grunt
3 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.74%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (1.74%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 2 (1.74%) Subversion
4 1 (0.87%) Maven
4 1 (0.87%) Selenium
4 1 (0.87%) yacc
4 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.87%) Xcode
4 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.87%) ANTLR
4 1 (0.87%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.87%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 31 (26.96%) Front Office
2 26 (22.61%) Finance
3 17 (14.78%) Games
4 13 (11.30%) Banking
5 7 (6.09%) Electronics
6 6 (5.22%) Retail
7 5 (4.35%) Investment Banking
8 4 (3.48%) Publishing
8 4 (3.48%) Military
9 3 (2.61%) iGaming
10 2 (1.74%) Avionics
10 2 (1.74%) Marketing
11 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (58.26%) Developer
2 23 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 17 (14.78%) Software Engineer
4 13 (11.30%) C++ Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Front Office Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Software Developer
7 8 (6.96%) Java Developer
8 7 (6.09%) Computer Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Programmer
9 6 (5.22%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.22%) Quantitative Analyst
10 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.35%) Data Scientist
11 4 (3.48%) Games Developer
11 4 (3.48%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (3.48%) C++ Software Developer
12 3 (2.61%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) .NET
2 18 (15.65%) HTML
3 12 (10.43%) CSS
4 10 (8.70%) XML
5 8 (6.96%) HTML5
6 7 (6.09%) Spring
6 7 (6.09%) WPF
7 5 (4.35%) Middleware
8 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
9 3 (2.61%) LINQ
9 3 (2.61%) Spring MVC
9 3 (2.61%) Backbone.js
9 3 (2.61%) Reactive Extensions
9 3 (2.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 2 (1.74%) OpenGL
10 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.74%) STL
10 2 (1.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 98 (85.22%) Mathematics
2 87 (75.65%) Computer Science
3 20 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.70%) Credit Risk
5 8 (6.96%) Statistics
6 7 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (6.09%) Visualisation
6 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.35%) IPTV
7 5 (4.35%) DTV
8 4 (3.48%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.48%) Biometrics
9 3 (2.61%) Interactive TV
9 3 (2.61%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.74%) CUDA
10 2 (1.74%) Open Source
10 2 (1.74%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.74%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.74%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.26%) Linux
2 15 (13.04%) Windows
3 11 (9.57%) UNIX
4 1 (0.87%) Debian
4 1 (0.87%) Android
4 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (19.13%) Analytics
3 13 (11.30%) Risk Management
3 13 (11.30%) Multithreading
4 12 (10.43%) OO
4 12 (10.43%) Low Latency
5 8 (6.96%) Monte Carlo Method
5 8 (6.96%) Image Processing
5 8 (6.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.09%) Video Processing
6 7 (6.09%) Software Architecture
6 7 (6.09%) Signal Processing
6 7 (6.09%) Game Development
7 6 (5.22%) Bayesian Methods
7 6 (5.22%) Technical Analysis
7 6 (5.22%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (5.22%) MVC
7 6 (5.22%) Validation
7 6 (5.22%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (4.35%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 72 (62.61%) C++
2 30 (26.09%) C#
3 25 (21.74%) Java
4 19 (16.52%) SQL
4 19 (16.52%) Python
5 16 (13.91%) JavaScript
6 13 (11.30%) MATLAB
7 7 (6.09%) C
8 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
9 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 5 (4.35%) R
10 4 (3.48%) VBA
10 4 (3.48%) Perl
11 3 (2.61%) Scala
12 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.87%) Lua
13 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.87%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.87%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 76 (66.09%) Degree
2 28 (24.35%) PhD
3 11 (9.57%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.48%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) Basel II
2 1 (0.87%) DO-160
2 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.87%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.61%) Perforce
3 1 (0.87%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.87%) Google
3 1 (0.87%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe
3 1 (0.87%) EMC
3 1 (0.87%) Informatica
3 1 (0.87%) IBM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle
3 1 (0.87%) Autodesk
3 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
3 1 (0.87%) VMware
3 1 (0.87%) SolidWorks
3 1 (0.87%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.87%) Facebook
3 1 (0.87%) Twitter
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