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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 517 479 407
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -72
Contract jobs citing Physics 68 76 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.51% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 45 96
Average daily rate
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£488 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £180 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £665 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £313 £375
% change year-on-year
+24.80% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £21.38 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.38 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -44.48%
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
15352 14936 13559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.79% 31.68% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10052 9431 8133
Average daily rate £424 £405 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 628 765
Average hourly rate £17.13 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.45% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%

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 December 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 December 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 +6 47 £590 +11.32% 24
South East -22 8 £310 -4.61% 20
South West -27 7 £425 +92.74% 14
West Midlands - 4 £408 - 4
East Midlands -1 1 - -
East of England -13 1 - - 17
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 2
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 93 (80.87%) Mathematics
2 84 (73.04%) Computer Science
3 72 (62.61%) Degree
4 65 (56.52%) C++
5 33 (28.70%) Finance
6 30 (26.09%) C#
7 27 (23.48%) PhD
7 27 (23.48%) Front Office
8 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (19.13%) Python
10 21 (18.26%) .NET
11 20 (17.39%) SQL
11 20 (17.39%) Software Engineering
12 19 (16.52%) Java
13 17 (14.78%) Linux
13 17 (14.78%) Banking
14 16 (13.91%) HTML
14 16 (13.91%) Analytics
15 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
16 14 (12.17%) OO
16 14 (12.17%) MATLAB
16 14 (12.17%) Multithreading
17 12 (10.43%) Risk Management
17 12 (10.43%) Games
17 12 (10.43%) Low Latency
18 11 (9.57%) CSS
18 11 (9.57%) UNIX
18 11 (9.57%) Windows
18 11 (9.57%) Investment Banking
18 11 (9.57%) Credit Risk

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 6 (5.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.61%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.74%) SAS
3 2 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.74%) Kinematics
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.74%) Simulink
3 1 (0.87%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.87%) Maya
3 1 (0.87%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.87%) SPSS
3 1 (0.87%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Firewall
2 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.35%) DVB
3 2 (1.74%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.74%) Wireless
4 1 (0.87%) VSAT
4 1 (0.87%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) MySQL
3 5 (4.35%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.35%) Data Mining
4 4 (3.48%) Big Data
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.74%) KDB
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.87%) DataStage
6 1 (0.87%) OLAP
6 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.74%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.74%) NetBeans
2 2 (1.74%) Subversion
2 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) yacc
3 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.87%) Xcode
3 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.87%) ANTLR
3 1 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.87%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (28.70%) Finance
2 27 (23.48%) Front Office
3 17 (14.78%) Banking
4 12 (10.43%) Games
5 11 (9.57%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.22%) Retail
6 6 (5.22%) Electronics
7 4 (3.48%) Military
7 4 (3.48%) Publishing
8 3 (2.61%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.74%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.74%) Marketing
9 2 (1.74%) Avionics
10 1 (0.87%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (50.43%) Developer
2 23 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 15 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.43%) Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) C++ Developer
6 7 (6.09%) Computer Engineer
6 7 (6.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
7 6 (5.22%) Front Office Developer
8 5 (4.35%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Junior
8 5 (4.35%) Quantitative Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Data Scientist
9 4 (3.48%) SharePoint Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Junior Developer
9 4 (3.48%) Architect
9 4 (3.48%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.48%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.26%) .NET
2 16 (13.91%) HTML
3 11 (9.57%) CSS
4 10 (8.70%) XML
5 7 (6.09%) WPF
5 7 (6.09%) HTML5
6 6 (5.22%) Middleware
7 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.48%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (2.61%) Reactive Extensions
8 3 (2.61%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.61%) Spring
8 3 (2.61%) Ajax
8 3 (2.61%) LINQ
9 2 (1.74%) STL
9 2 (1.74%) XHTML
9 2 (1.74%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 93 (80.87%) Mathematics
2 84 (73.04%) Computer Science
3 25 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.57%) Credit Risk
5 10 (8.70%) Statistics
6 7 (6.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (6.09%) Visualisation
6 7 (6.09%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.35%) Fixed Income
8 4 (3.48%) Biometrics
8 4 (3.48%) DTV
8 4 (3.48%) IPTV
9 3 (2.61%) Grid Computing
9 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.74%) Interactive TV
10 2 (1.74%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.74%) Reference Data
10 2 (1.74%) Open Source
10 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Linux
2 11 (9.57%) UNIX
2 11 (9.57%) Windows
3 1 (0.87%) Debian
3 1 (0.87%) Android
3 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 16 (13.91%) Analytics
3 14 (12.17%) Multithreading
3 14 (12.17%) OO
4 12 (10.43%) Risk Management
4 12 (10.43%) Low Latency
5 9 (7.83%) Software Architecture
6 8 (6.96%) Monte Carlo Method
6 8 (6.96%) Image Processing
7 7 (6.09%) Video Processing
7 7 (6.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.09%) Validation
7 7 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (6.09%) Signal Processing
7 7 (6.09%) SIEM
8 6 (5.22%) Bayesian Methods
8 6 (5.22%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (5.22%) Data Management
8 6 (5.22%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.22%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 65 (56.52%) C++
2 30 (26.09%) C#
3 22 (19.13%) Python
4 20 (17.39%) SQL
5 19 (16.52%) Java
6 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 14 (12.17%) MATLAB
8 7 (6.09%) C
9 6 (5.22%) Bash Shell
9 6 (5.22%) R
10 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
10 5 (4.35%) Perl
11 2 (1.74%) VBA
11 2 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.87%) XAML
12 1 (0.87%) Lua
12 1 (0.87%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.87%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.87%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 72 (62.61%) Degree
2 27 (23.48%) 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%) DO-160
2 1 (0.87%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.87%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Firmware
1 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (6.09%) Microsoft
1 7 (6.09%) Splunk
2 2 (1.74%) Perforce
3 1 (0.87%) SolidWorks
3 1 (0.87%) Ab Initio
3 1 (0.87%) VMware
3 1 (0.87%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.87%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe
3 1 (0.87%) EMC
3 1 (0.87%) Informatica
3 1 (0.87%) Autodesk
3 1 (0.87%) IBM
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