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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 576 546 520
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -26
Contract jobs citing Physics 41 63 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.40% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 46 31
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £394 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £638 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £19.61 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.97% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +14.28%
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
16171 15853 15832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.93% 32.23% 32.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10588 9797 9878
Median daily rate £428 £422 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 630 706
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.98 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.79% -12.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.57 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.24 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.90% -13.16%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the England region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -35 23 £613 +11.36% 26
South East -7 13 £188 -58.33% 14
Yorkshire - 3 £301 - 2
South West - 1 - - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 5
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Physics.

1 89 (75.42%) Mathematics
2 67 (56.78%) Degree
3 49 (41.53%) Finance
4 44 (37.29%) Computer Science
5 34 (28.81%) Python
5 34 (28.81%) Analytics
6 32 (27.12%) C++
7 28 (23.73%) SQL
8 26 (22.03%) Banking
9 25 (21.19%) C#
10 23 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (16.10%) C
11 19 (16.10%) Java
12 18 (15.25%) Electronics
12 18 (15.25%) Front Office
13 16 (13.56%) EMC
14 15 (12.71%) Statistics
14 15 (12.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 15 (12.71%) R
15 14 (11.86%) Investment Banking
15 14 (11.86%) CAD
15 14 (11.86%) PhD
15 14 (11.86%) Risk Management
15 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (11.86%) Schematic Capture
16 13 (11.02%) .NET
16 13 (11.02%) Assembly Language
17 12 (10.17%) MATLAB
18 11 (9.32%) HTML
18 11 (9.32%) Linux

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.24%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.39%) SAS
3 1 (0.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) SPSS
2 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.69%) Simulink
3 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.69%) Network Security
3 1 (0.85%) Multicast
3 1 (0.85%) SAN
3 1 (0.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) Big Data
2 6 (5.08%) Hadoop
3 5 (4.24%) Data Mining
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.39%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (3.39%) KDB
5 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) HBase
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) HP UFT
1 5 (4.24%) Selenium
2 4 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (2.54%) Android Studio
4 2 (1.69%) Emacs
4 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.85%) JUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) Moq
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Protractor
General
1 49 (41.53%) Finance
2 26 (22.03%) Banking
3 18 (15.25%) Electronics
3 18 (15.25%) Front Office
4 14 (11.86%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.54%) Marketing
5 3 (2.54%) Military
5 3 (2.54%) Online Betting
5 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.69%) Games
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Automotive
7 1 (0.85%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (35.59%) Developer
2 32 (27.12%) Analyst
3 20 (16.95%) Qualitative Analyst
3 20 (16.95%) Quantitative Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Electronics Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Hardware Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Python Developer
4 13 (11.02%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Risk Analyst
4 13 (11.02%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) C# Developer
5 12 (10.17%) Quantitative Developer
6 10 (8.47%) C++ Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Data Scientist
7 8 (6.78%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 8 (6.78%) HTML Developer
7 8 (6.78%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.08%) Banking Analyst
8 6 (5.08%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (11.02%) .NET
2 11 (9.32%) AngularJS
2 11 (9.32%) HTML
3 10 (8.47%) HTML5
4 7 (5.93%) React
5 6 (5.08%) Middleware
6 5 (4.24%) MSMQ
6 5 (4.24%) XML
7 3 (2.54%) J2SE
7 3 (2.54%) OpenCL
7 3 (2.54%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.54%) WinForms
7 3 (2.54%) WPF
8 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.69%) D3.js
8 2 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.69%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (1.69%) RESTful
8 2 (1.69%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 89 (75.42%) Mathematics
2 44 (37.29%) Computer Science
3 23 (19.49%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (12.71%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 15 (12.71%) Statistics
5 10 (8.47%) Algorithms
6 9 (7.63%) Derivative
6 9 (7.63%) Market Risk
7 8 (6.78%) Credit Risk
7 8 (6.78%) Fixed Income
7 8 (6.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.39%) Economics
8 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.39%) Visualisation
9 3 (2.54%) Applied Mathematics
9 3 (2.54%) Chemistry
9 3 (2.54%) FMCG
10 2 (1.69%) CUDA
10 2 (1.69%) Life Science
10 2 (1.69%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.32%) Linux
2 7 (5.93%) Unix
3 3 (2.54%) Android
4 2 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.81%) Analytics
2 14 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.86%) CAD
2 14 (11.86%) Risk Management
2 14 (11.86%) Schematic Capture
3 11 (9.32%) Software Engineering
4 10 (8.47%) TDD
5 9 (7.63%) Multithreading
6 8 (6.78%) Front End Development
6 8 (6.78%) Machine Learning
6 8 (6.78%) Predictive Analytics
6 8 (6.78%) Unit Testing
6 8 (6.78%) Validation
7 7 (5.93%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.93%) OO
7 7 (5.93%) Risk Analytics
8 6 (5.08%) Data Analytics
8 6 (5.08%) ETL
9 5 (4.24%) CRM
9 5 (4.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.81%) Python
2 32 (27.12%) C++
3 28 (23.73%) SQL
4 25 (21.19%) C#
5 19 (16.10%) C
5 19 (16.10%) Java
6 15 (12.71%) R
7 13 (11.02%) Assembly Language
8 12 (10.17%) MATLAB
9 7 (5.93%) VBA
10 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
11 5 (4.24%) Haskell
12 3 (2.54%) Scala
13 2 (1.69%) Julia
14 1 (0.85%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.85%) Erlang
14 1 (0.85%) F#
14 1 (0.85%) Perl
14 1 (0.85%) PHP
14 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 67 (56.78%) Degree
2 14 (11.86%) PhD
3 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.39%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) EMC
2 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
3 1 (0.85%) Cisco
3 1 (0.85%) Cognos
3 1 (0.85%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) HP
3 1 (0.85%) IBM
3 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle
3 1 (0.85%) Splunk
3 1 (0.85%) Tableau
3 1 (0.85%) VMware