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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 536 463 436
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -27
Contract jobs citing Physics 51 93 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.61% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 80
Average daily rate
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£494 £500 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -10.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.75 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.64% -68.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £12.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+217.64% -68.12%
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
16586 15176 15443
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.09% 32.20% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10515 9706 9237
Average daily rate £420 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.20% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 697 595 742
Average hourly rate £17.25 £18.90 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.73% -14.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £41.00 £43.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -15.76%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -38 27 £650 +8.33% 38
South East -21 12 £310 -3.50% 40
South West -34 7 £425 - 10
North West -9 3 - - 2
East of England -28 1 - - 27
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 6
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
Physics
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Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 113 (85.61%) Mathematics
2 98 (74.24%) Computer Science
3 92 (69.70%) Degree
4 75 (56.82%) C++
5 39 (29.55%) C#
5 39 (29.55%) Front Office
6 31 (23.48%) Java
6 31 (23.48%) PhD
7 26 (19.70%) SQL
8 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
9 24 (18.18%) Finance
9 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (17.42%) Linux
11 22 (16.67%) Banking
12 21 (15.91%) Python
12 21 (15.91%) .NET
12 21 (15.91%) Analytics
13 20 (15.15%) Games
14 18 (13.64%) Risk Management
15 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
15 17 (12.88%) HTML
16 16 (12.12%) Windows
16 16 (12.12%) Multithreading
17 14 (10.61%) Low Latency
18 12 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (9.09%) Investment Banking
19 11 (8.33%) MATLAB
19 11 (8.33%) UNIX
19 11 (8.33%) OO
19 11 (8.33%) CSS

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (4.55%) GlassFish
2 5 (3.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.03%) Node.js
4 3 (2.27%) Kinematics
5 2 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.52%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.76%) CMS
6 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Simulink
2 1 (0.76%) S-PLUS
2 1 (0.76%) Maya
2 1 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.76%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.76%) MotionBuilder
2 1 (0.76%) HumanIK
2 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) DVB
2 5 (3.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) 3GPP
3 2 (1.52%) Wireless
4 1 (0.76%) VSAT
4 1 (0.76%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.30%) MySQL
2 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.03%) KDB
2 4 (3.03%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.27%) Big Data
3 3 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.27%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.76%) OLAP
5 1 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.76%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.76%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 5 (3.79%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.79%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (2.27%) Subversion
2 3 (2.27%) Grunt
3 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.52%) NetBeans
3 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.52%) JIRA
3 2 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.76%) ANTLR
4 1 (0.76%) Selenium
4 1 (0.76%) yacc
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (0.76%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.76%) Ant
4 1 (0.76%) Maven
General
1 39 (29.55%) Front Office
2 24 (18.18%) Finance
3 22 (16.67%) Banking
4 20 (15.15%) Games
5 12 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 7 (5.30%) Electronics
7 5 (3.79%) Military
8 4 (3.03%) French Language
9 3 (2.27%) Marketing
9 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 3 (2.27%) iGaming
10 2 (1.52%) Avionics
10 2 (1.52%) Retail
11 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.76%) Back Office
11 1 (0.76%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 78 (59.09%) Developer
2 25 (18.94%) Quantitative Developer
3 19 (14.39%) Software Engineer
4 16 (12.12%) Analyst
5 14 (10.61%) C++ Developer
6 11 (8.33%) Front Office Developer
7 10 (7.58%) Java Developer
7 10 (7.58%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 9 (6.82%) Quantitative Analyst
8 9 (6.82%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Games Developer
9 7 (5.30%) Computer Engineer
10 6 (4.55%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) C++ Software Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Risk Analyst
12 4 (3.03%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.91%) .NET
2 17 (12.88%) HTML
3 11 (8.33%) CSS
4 10 (7.58%) HTML5
5 9 (6.82%) WPF
5 9 (6.82%) Spring
6 8 (6.06%) XML
7 6 (4.55%) Middleware
8 5 (3.79%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 4 (3.03%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.03%) LINQ
9 4 (3.03%) Spring MVC
9 4 (3.03%) Reactive Extensions
10 3 (2.27%) Backbone.js
10 3 (2.27%) STL
11 2 (1.52%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.52%) XHTML
11 2 (1.52%) OpenGL
11 2 (1.52%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 113 (85.61%) Mathematics
2 98 (74.24%) Computer Science
3 24 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (6.06%) Credit Risk
4 8 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 7 (5.30%) Fixed Income
5 7 (5.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (5.30%) Algorithms
6 5 (3.79%) DTV
6 5 (3.79%) IPTV
6 5 (3.79%) Chemistry
6 5 (3.79%) Open Source
7 4 (3.03%) CUDA
7 4 (3.03%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.03%) User Experience
7 4 (3.03%) Human Factors
7 4 (3.03%) Biometrics
8 3 (2.27%) Interactive TV
9 2 (1.52%) Statistics
9 2 (1.52%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) Linux
2 16 (12.12%) Windows
3 11 (8.33%) UNIX
4 3 (2.27%) Android
4 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.94%) Software Engineering
2 21 (15.91%) Analytics
3 18 (13.64%) Risk Management
4 16 (12.12%) Multithreading
5 14 (10.61%) Low Latency
6 12 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (8.33%) OO
8 8 (6.06%) MVC
8 8 (6.06%) Signal Processing
8 8 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (5.30%) Risk Analytics
9 7 (5.30%) Monte Carlo Method
9 7 (5.30%) Image Processing
9 7 (5.30%) Video Processing
9 7 (5.30%) Validation
9 7 (5.30%) Change Management
10 6 (4.55%) UML
10 6 (4.55%) Software Architecture
10 6 (4.55%) Game Development
10 6 (4.55%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (56.82%) C++
2 39 (29.55%) C#
3 31 (23.48%) Java
4 26 (19.70%) SQL
5 21 (15.91%) Python
6 17 (12.88%) JavaScript
7 11 (8.33%) MATLAB
8 9 (6.82%) VBA
9 8 (6.06%) Scala
10 7 (5.30%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.30%) C
11 3 (2.27%) Perl
12 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.52%) R
12 2 (1.52%) Erlang
12 2 (1.52%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.52%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.76%) F#
13 1 (0.76%) XAML
13 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 92 (69.70%) Degree
2 31 (23.48%) PhD
3 9 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) DO-160
2 1 (0.76%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.76%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Firmware
1 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (2.27%) Perforce
1 3 (2.27%) Oracle
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.52%) Autodesk
3 1 (0.76%) EMC
3 1 (0.76%) Informatica
3 1 (0.76%) IBM
3 1 (0.76%) SolidWorks
3 1 (0.76%) Ab Initio
3 1 (0.76%) VMware
3 1 (0.76%) ION Trading
3 1 (0.76%) Google
3 1 (0.76%) DataSynapse
3 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.76%) Facebook
3 1 (0.76%) Twitter
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