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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 489 483 416
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -67
Contract jobs citing Physics 75 63 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.44% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 38 55
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £690 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £12.75 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -67.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £10.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -71.00%
Physics
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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
14483 14382 12725
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.41% 31.44% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9042 8892 7779
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 551 589 719
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.50%

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 February 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 27 February 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 +4 59 £550 -8.33% 41
South West -17 6 £325 +34.29% 12
Yorkshire - 5 £176 - 1
South East -41 4 £450 +12.50% 23
East Midlands +3 1 - -
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 6
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 15
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (81.48%) Mathematics
2 93 (68.89%) Computer Science
3 79 (58.52%) Degree
4 63 (46.67%) C++
5 38 (28.15%) Finance
6 36 (26.67%) C#
7 32 (23.70%) Python
8 30 (22.22%) Java
9 29 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (19.26%) Software Engineering
11 25 (18.52%) .NET
11 25 (18.52%) PhD
12 24 (17.78%) SQL
12 24 (17.78%) Front Office
12 24 (17.78%) Analytics
13 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
14 19 (14.07%) OO
15 17 (12.59%) HTML
16 16 (11.85%) Games
16 16 (11.85%) Multithreading
16 16 (11.85%) Low Latency
17 15 (11.11%) Algorithms
17 15 (11.11%) MATLAB
18 14 (10.37%) Banking
19 13 (9.63%) Statistics
19 13 (9.63%) Hadoop
19 13 (9.63%) CSS
20 12 (8.89%) Risk Management
20 12 (8.89%) Credit Risk
20 12 (8.89%) Investment Banking

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (5.19%) SAS
2 6 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.44%) GlassFish
2 6 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.22%) Apache
3 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.48%) Node.js
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.22%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) SPSS
3 1 (0.74%) Simulink
3 1 (0.74%) Maya
3 1 (0.74%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.67%) Firewall
2 6 (4.44%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.48%) AMQP
3 2 (1.48%) DVB
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.63%) Hadoop
2 9 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 9 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.93%) Big Data
4 6 (4.44%) MySQL
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) HBase
6 2 (1.48%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.48%) KDB
6 2 (1.48%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.48%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) OLAP
7 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.74%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.22%) Maven
3 2 (1.48%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.48%) Subversion
3 2 (1.48%) JUnit
3 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.48%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.48%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (0.74%) ANTLR
4 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.74%) Grunt
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.74%) Xcode
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) yacc
General
1 38 (28.15%) Finance
2 24 (17.78%) Front Office
3 16 (11.85%) Games
4 14 (10.37%) Banking
5 12 (8.89%) Investment Banking
6 10 (7.41%) Retail
7 6 (4.44%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.96%) Publishing
8 4 (2.96%) Military
9 3 (2.22%) Electronics
9 3 (2.22%) Multimedia
9 3 (2.22%) Marketing
9 3 (2.22%) Interactive Media
10 2 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.48%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.74%) Advertising
11 1 (0.74%) Avionics
11 1 (0.74%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (44.44%) Developer
2 20 (14.81%) Quantitative Developer
3 16 (11.85%) Architect
4 14 (10.37%) Software Engineer
5 12 (8.89%) Data Scientist
6 11 (8.15%) Analyst
7 10 (7.41%) C++ Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Business Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.44%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.44%) Computer Engineer
9 6 (4.44%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 5 (3.70%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.70%) Junior
11 4 (2.96%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Java Developer
11 4 (2.96%) SharePoint Developer
11 4 (2.96%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.52%) .NET
2 17 (12.59%) HTML
3 13 (9.63%) CSS
4 11 (8.15%) Web Services
5 9 (6.67%) XML
5 9 (6.67%) WPF
6 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.44%) HTML5
8 5 (3.70%) Middleware
9 4 (2.96%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (2.96%) LINQ
9 4 (2.96%) OpenGL
9 4 (2.96%) SciPy
9 4 (2.96%) NumPy
9 4 (2.96%) Reactive Extensions
10 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.22%) Pandas
10 3 (2.22%) Ajax
11 2 (1.48%) WCF
11 2 (1.48%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 110 (81.48%) Mathematics
2 93 (68.89%) Computer Science
3 29 (21.48%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (11.11%) Algorithms
5 13 (9.63%) Statistics
6 12 (8.89%) Credit Risk
7 10 (7.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (7.41%) Visualisation
8 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.96%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.96%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.96%) Derivative
10 3 (2.22%) Grid Computing
10 3 (2.22%) Biometrics
10 3 (2.22%) Open Source
11 2 (1.48%) Social Media
11 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
11 2 (1.48%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.15%) Android
2 10 (7.41%) Apple iOS
3 8 (5.93%) Windows
3 8 (5.93%) Linux
4 7 (5.19%) UNIX
5 1 (0.74%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.26%) Software Engineering
2 24 (17.78%) Analytics
3 19 (14.07%) OO
4 16 (11.85%) Multithreading
4 16 (11.85%) Low Latency
5 12 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 11 (8.15%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.15%) Monte Carlo Method
7 9 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (6.67%) SIEM
8 8 (5.93%) Machine Learning
8 8 (5.93%) Risk Analytics
8 8 (5.93%) Image Processing
8 8 (5.93%) TOGAF
8 8 (5.93%) Web Services Management
8 8 (5.93%) Validation
9 7 (5.19%) Data Analysis
9 7 (5.19%) Video Processing
9 7 (5.19%) Software Architecture
10 6 (4.44%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.67%) C++
2 36 (26.67%) C#
3 32 (23.70%) Python
4 30 (22.22%) Java
5 24 (17.78%) SQL
6 20 (14.81%) JavaScript
7 15 (11.11%) MATLAB
8 12 (8.89%) R
9 9 (6.67%) Bash Shell
9 9 (6.67%) C
10 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.96%) VBA
11 4 (2.96%) Perl
12 2 (1.48%) Fortran
12 2 (1.48%) Scala
12 2 (1.48%) GLSL
12 2 (1.48%) Cython
12 2 (1.48%) IPython
13 1 (0.74%) F#
13 1 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 79 (58.52%) Degree
2 25 (18.52%) PhD
3 10 (7.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) HDFS
2 1 (0.74%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.67%) Splunk
3 4 (2.96%) Adobe
4 2 (1.48%) Oracle
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) Twitter
5 1 (0.74%) EMC
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) DataSynapse
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Foundry
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £550 - £700 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £0 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Next Ventures Limited
Rate: £375 - £475 per day
Posted: 24 days ago