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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 519 529 463
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -66
Contract jobs citing Physics 77 47 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.092% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.49% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 22 34
Average daily rate
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£550 £513 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £668 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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
15594 16284 13519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.79% 31.77% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9686 10176 8294
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 584 632 647
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £23.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £11.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £43.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +41 61 £550 - 33
South East -12 11 £450 +20.00% 23
Yorkshire -13 4 £213 - 1
South West +2 1 £325 - 10
West Midlands - - - - 6
East of England - - - - 23
East Midlands - - - - 3
North East - - - - 3
North West - - - - 2
Physics
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Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 111 (79.86%) Mathematics
2 87 (62.59%) Computer Science
3 81 (58.27%) Degree
4 48 (34.53%) C++
5 39 (28.06%) Finance
6 34 (24.46%) Python
7 32 (23.02%) Java
8 27 (19.42%) C#
8 27 (19.42%) Software Engineering
9 26 (18.71%) PhD
10 25 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (15.83%) SQL
11 22 (15.83%) Analytics
12 21 (15.11%) Web Services
13 20 (14.39%) Android
13 20 (14.39%) Apple iOS
14 19 (13.67%) Algorithms
14 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
15 18 (12.95%) Web Services Management
15 18 (12.95%) Games
16 17 (12.23%) Statistics
17 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (11.51%) Banking
17 16 (11.51%) .NET
18 15 (10.79%) OO
19 14 (10.07%) HTML
19 14 (10.07%) Hadoop
19 14 (10.07%) R
20 13 (9.35%) Investment Banking
20 13 (9.35%) C

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 10 (7.19%) SAS
2 6 (4.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.32%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (2.88%) Node.js
4 3 (2.16%) Apache Spark
4 3 (2.16%) Apache
5 2 (1.44%) CMS
5 2 (1.44%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.44%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (2.88%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.16%) MS Office
2 3 (2.16%) SPSS
3 2 (1.44%) Maya
4 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.72%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.72%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.72%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.47%) Firewall
2 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.44%) DVB
3 2 (1.44%) AMQP
4 1 (0.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.07%) Hadoop
2 10 (7.19%) Big Data
3 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
4 8 (5.76%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.16%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.16%) HBase
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.44%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.44%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.44%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.44%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.72%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.72%) KDB
7 1 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Maven
2 4 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.16%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.16%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (1.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.44%) JUnit
4 2 (1.44%) Selenium
4 2 (1.44%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.44%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.72%) Grunt
5 1 (0.72%) JIRA
5 1 (0.72%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.72%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.72%) Xcode
5 1 (0.72%) LabVIEW
General
1 39 (28.06%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Games
3 16 (11.51%) Banking
4 13 (9.35%) Investment Banking
5 12 (8.63%) Front Office
6 8 (5.76%) Retail
7 6 (4.32%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.88%) Electronics
8 4 (2.88%) Publishing
8 4 (2.88%) Marketing
9 3 (2.16%) Interactive Media
9 3 (2.16%) Multimedia
9 3 (2.16%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.72%) Billing
10 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (42.45%) Developer
2 24 (17.27%) Architect
3 14 (10.07%) Senior Developer
3 14 (10.07%) Data Scientist
4 13 (9.35%) Analyst
5 12 (8.63%) Software Engineer
6 11 (7.91%) Quantitative Developer
7 9 (6.47%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.04%) iOS Developer
8 7 (5.04%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.32%) Junior
9 6 (4.32%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.32%) Python Developer
9 6 (4.32%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 5 (3.60%) C++ Software Engineer
10 5 (3.60%) Programmer
10 5 (3.60%) Software Architect
10 5 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.11%) Web Services
2 16 (11.51%) .NET
3 14 (10.07%) HTML
4 10 (7.19%) CSS
5 7 (5.04%) WPF
5 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.60%) SciPy
6 5 (3.60%) NumPy
6 5 (3.60%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.60%) Pandas
6 5 (3.60%) XML
6 5 (3.60%) OpenGL
7 4 (2.88%) LINQ
7 4 (2.88%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (2.88%) HTML5
8 3 (2.16%) Esper
8 3 (2.16%) Pyramid
8 3 (2.16%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.16%) Middleware
9 2 (1.44%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 111 (79.86%) Mathematics
2 87 (62.59%) Computer Science
3 25 (17.99%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (13.67%) Algorithms
5 17 (12.23%) Statistics
6 11 (7.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (7.19%) Visualisation
8 7 (5.04%) Data Structures
8 7 (5.04%) Derivative
8 7 (5.04%) Credit Risk
9 5 (3.60%) Open Source
9 5 (3.60%) Fixed Income
9 5 (3.60%) 3D Graphics
10 4 (2.88%) Hedge funds
11 3 (2.16%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (2.16%) Grid Computing
12 2 (1.44%) DTV
12 2 (1.44%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 2 (1.44%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.39%) Android
1 20 (14.39%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.91%) Linux
3 9 (6.47%) UNIX
4 4 (2.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (19.42%) Software Engineering
2 22 (15.83%) Analytics
3 18 (12.95%) Web Services Management
4 16 (11.51%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (10.79%) OO
6 12 (8.63%) iOS Development
7 10 (7.19%) Validation
7 10 (7.19%) Multithreading
7 10 (7.19%) Monte Carlo Method
7 10 (7.19%) Low Latency
8 9 (6.47%) SIEM
8 9 (6.47%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (6.47%) Risk Management
9 8 (5.76%) TOGAF
9 8 (5.76%) Machine Learning
10 7 (5.04%) Android Development
10 7 (5.04%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.32%) 3D Modelling
11 6 (4.32%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (4.32%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.53%) C++
2 34 (24.46%) Python
3 32 (23.02%) Java
4 27 (19.42%) C#
5 22 (15.83%) SQL
6 19 (13.67%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.07%) R
8 13 (9.35%) C
9 11 (7.91%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.60%) Scala
11 4 (2.88%) Perl
11 4 (2.88%) VBA
11 4 (2.88%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.16%) Clojure
12 3 (2.16%) Haskell
13 2 (1.44%) Fortran
13 2 (1.44%) IPython
13 2 (1.44%) Cython
13 2 (1.44%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 81 (58.27%) Degree
2 26 (18.71%) PhD
3 6 (4.32%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.47%) Splunk
3 6 (4.32%) Adobe
3 6 (4.32%) Oracle
4 2 (1.44%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.44%) Tableau
5 1 (0.72%) Foundry
5 1 (0.72%) Facebook
5 1 (0.72%) Twitter
5 1 (0.72%) Google
5 1 (0.72%) Embarcadero
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