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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 534 504 445
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -59
Contract jobs citing Physics 56 64 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.41% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 34 58
Average daily rate
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£500 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £768 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
15514 15484 14208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.02% 32.15% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9731 9758 8574
Average daily rate £420 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £234 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 614 617
Average hourly rate £18.24 £21.00 £22.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.16% -7.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 38 £550 - 45
South East -4 16 £400 +6.66% 20
East Midlands - 2 £300 - 2
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (81.62%) Mathematics
2 87 (63.97%) Degree
3 85 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 46 (33.82%) C++
5 38 (27.94%) Finance
6 32 (23.53%) Python
7 30 (22.06%) Java
8 26 (19.12%) SQL
8 26 (19.12%) C#
9 24 (17.65%) Web Services
10 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
11 22 (16.18%) PhD
11 22 (16.18%) Software Engineering
12 21 (15.44%) Games
13 20 (14.71%) Android
13 20 (14.71%) Apple iOS
14 19 (13.97%) Web Services Management
14 19 (13.97%) C
15 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (12.50%) Algorithms
17 16 (11.76%) Analytics
17 16 (11.76%) Banking
18 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
18 15 (11.03%) .NET
19 13 (9.56%) Linux
19 13 (9.56%) OO
19 13 (9.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 13 (9.56%) Front Office
19 13 (9.56%) Hadoop
19 13 (9.56%) Investment Banking

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 9 (6.62%) SAS
2 4 (2.94%) Node.js
3 3 (2.21%) Apache
3 3 (2.21%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.47%) CMS
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.74%) uWSGI
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (2.21%) MS Office
1 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.47%) Maya
2 2 (1.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.62%) Firewall
2 5 (3.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.47%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.47%) AMQP
4 1 (0.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.56%) Hadoop
2 9 (6.62%) Big Data
3 6 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.21%) KDB
5 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.21%) HBase
6 2 (1.47%) Hazelcast
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.47%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.47%) Base SAS
6 2 (1.47%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (1.47%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.47%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.74%) OLAP
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Maven
2 3 (2.21%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.47%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (1.47%) JUnit
3 2 (1.47%) Selenium
4 1 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.74%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.74%) JIRA
4 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.74%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.74%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.74%) Grunt
4 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (27.94%) Finance
2 21 (15.44%) Games
3 16 (11.76%) Banking
4 13 (9.56%) Front Office
4 13 (9.56%) Investment Banking
5 9 (6.62%) Marketing
6 6 (4.41%) Financial Institution
7 4 (2.94%) Retail
7 4 (2.94%) Electronics
8 3 (2.21%) Interactive Media
8 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.21%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.47%) Automotive
10 1 (0.74%) Advertising
10 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 60 (44.12%) Developer
2 24 (17.65%) Architect
3 17 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 12 (8.82%) Analyst
5 11 (8.09%) Data Scientist
6 9 (6.62%) Programmer
7 8 (5.88%) iOS Developer
7 8 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) C++ Developer
8 7 (5.15%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) Java Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Quantitative Developer
9 6 (4.41%) Junior
9 6 (4.41%) Python Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Software Architect
10 5 (3.68%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.68%) C# Developer
10 5 (3.68%) WPF Developer
11 4 (2.94%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (17.65%) Web Services
2 15 (11.03%) .NET
3 12 (8.82%) HTML
4 10 (7.35%) WPF
5 9 (6.62%) ASP.NET
6 7 (5.15%) LINQ
7 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
7 6 (4.41%) Pandas
7 6 (4.41%) CSS
7 6 (4.41%) SciPy
7 6 (4.41%) NumPy
8 5 (3.68%) OpenGL
8 5 (3.68%) Reactive Extensions
9 4 (2.94%) HTML5
10 3 (2.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (2.21%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (2.21%) Middleware
10 3 (2.21%) MSMQ
10 3 (2.21%) Pyramid
10 3 (2.21%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 111 (81.62%) Mathematics
2 85 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 23 (16.91%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (12.50%) Algorithms
5 13 (9.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 12 (8.82%) Statistics
7 7 (5.15%) Data Structures
8 6 (4.41%) Xbox
8 6 (4.41%) Derivative
8 6 (4.41%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.94%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (2.94%) Credit Risk
9 4 (2.94%) Hedge funds
10 3 (2.21%) User Experience
10 3 (2.21%) PlayStation
11 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.47%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.47%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.47%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Android
1 20 (14.71%) Apple iOS
2 13 (9.56%) Linux
3 9 (6.62%) UNIX
4 4 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.18%) Software Engineering
2 19 (13.97%) Web Services Management
3 18 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (11.76%) Analytics
5 13 (9.56%) OO
5 13 (9.56%) iOS Development
6 11 (8.09%) Low Latency
7 10 (7.35%) Multithreading
8 9 (6.62%) SIEM
8 9 (6.62%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (5.88%) Android Development
9 8 (5.88%) Validation
9 8 (5.88%) Algorithmic Trading
10 7 (5.15%) Data Analysis
10 7 (5.15%) TOGAF
10 7 (5.15%) TDD
11 6 (4.41%) Machine Learning
11 6 (4.41%) Cyber Security
11 6 (4.41%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 46 (33.82%) C++
2 32 (23.53%) Python
3 30 (22.06%) Java
4 26 (19.12%) SQL
4 26 (19.12%) C#
5 19 (13.97%) C
6 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
7 12 (8.82%) R
8 9 (6.62%) MATLAB
9 6 (4.41%) Scala
10 4 (2.94%) VBA
11 3 (2.21%) Clojure
11 3 (2.21%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.21%) Haskell
11 3 (2.21%) Cython
11 3 (2.21%) IPython
12 2 (1.47%) GLSL
12 2 (1.47%) Fortran
12 2 (1.47%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 87 (63.97%) Degree
2 22 (16.18%) PhD
3 2 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.21%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.68%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (6.62%) Oracle
1 9 (6.62%) Splunk
2 8 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.68%) Adobe
4 2 (1.47%) Tableau
4 2 (1.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Foundry
5 1 (0.74%) Google
5 1 (0.74%) Embarcadero
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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