The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 391 369 392
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Contract jobs citing Physics 45 55 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.24% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.65% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 44 29
Median daily rate £601 £650 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £850 £725 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £368
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -11.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £28.46 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £37.50 £45.43
% change year-on-year
-63.65% -17.45%
Physics
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7711 8397 8757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.15% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5822 6209
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 150 203
Median hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in London

Physics
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Physics across the London region.

Physics Daily Rate Trend in London

Physics
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Physics across the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

Physics Daily Rate Histogram in London

Physics
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the London region.

Physics Hourly Rate Trend in London

Physics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the London region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
City of London +3 13 £500 -4.76% 9
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 70 (89.74%) Mathematics
2 44 (56.41%) Finance
3 36 (46.15%) Degree
4 32 (41.03%) Statistics
5 31 (39.74%) Computer Science
6 26 (33.33%) SQL
7 24 (30.77%) Python
7 24 (30.77%) Analytics
8 23 (29.49%) C++
8 23 (29.49%) Java
9 20 (25.64%) C#
9 20 (25.64%) Machine Learning
10 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (24.36%) Market Risk
11 18 (23.08%) Banking
12 17 (21.79%) Derivative
13 15 (19.23%) Visualisation
13 15 (19.23%) Algorithms
13 15 (19.23%) Quantitative Finance
14 14 (17.95%) R
14 14 (17.95%) Credit Risk
14 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
15 13 (16.67%) Hadoop
16 12 (15.38%) Stochastic Modelling
17 11 (14.10%) Data Visualisation
17 11 (14.10%) Marketing
18 10 (12.82%) PhD
19 9 (11.54%) Tableau
19 9 (11.54%) Big Data

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 9 (11.54%) SAS
2 8 (10.26%) Apache Spark
3 4 (5.13%) Confluence
3 4 (5.13%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.28%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) SPSS
3 1 (1.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.56%) GitHub
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.28%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.54%) Big Data
2 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 5 (6.41%) Impala
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2016
5 4 (5.13%) Data Mining
5 4 (5.13%) KDB
6 2 (2.56%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.56%) QlikView
6 2 (2.56%) Text Mining
7 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.28%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.28%) HBase
7 1 (1.28%) Kdb+
7 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
7 1 (1.28%) Presto
7 1 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.97%) Subversion
3 4 (5.13%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.13%) JIRA
4 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 44 (56.41%) Finance
2 18 (23.08%) Banking
3 11 (14.10%) Marketing
4 9 (11.54%) Retail
5 8 (10.26%) Front Office
5 8 (10.26%) Investment Banking
6 4 (5.13%) Legal
6 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.85%) Games
8 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.56%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (39.74%) Developer
2 24 (30.77%) Analyst
3 11 (14.10%) C# Developer
4 10 (12.82%) Data Scientist
4 10 (12.82%) Quantitative Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Qualitative Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Quantitative Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Risk Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) C++ Developer
6 7 (8.97%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) C# Quant Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Python Developer
7 6 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (6.41%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (6.41%) C++/C# Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Digital Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Market Risk C++ Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Statistical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.97%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) Kafka
2 5 (6.41%) WPF
3 4 (5.13%) Node.js
4 3 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (3.85%) jQuery
4 3 (3.85%) Matplotlib
4 3 (3.85%) MLlib
4 3 (3.85%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (3.85%) Pandas
4 3 (3.85%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (2.56%) HTML
5 2 (2.56%) JSON
5 2 (2.56%) REST
5 2 (2.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.28%) CORBA
6 1 (1.28%) CSS
6 1 (1.28%) Middleware
6 1 (1.28%) Rendezvous
6 1 (1.28%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 70 (89.74%) Mathematics
2 32 (41.03%) Statistics
3 31 (39.74%) Computer Science
4 19 (24.36%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (24.36%) Market Risk
5 17 (21.79%) Derivative
6 15 (19.23%) Algorithms
6 15 (19.23%) Visualisation
7 14 (17.95%) Credit Risk
8 8 (10.26%) Economics
9 5 (6.41%) Data Structures
9 5 (6.41%) Fixed Income
9 5 (6.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (5.13%) Informatics
11 3 (3.85%) Fintech
12 2 (2.56%) Chemistry
12 2 (2.56%) Data Integration
12 2 (2.56%) Equities
12 2 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (2.56%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Analytics
2 20 (25.64%) Machine Learning
3 15 (19.23%) Quantitative Finance
4 14 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 12 (15.38%) Stochastic Modelling
7 11 (14.10%) Data Visualisation
8 9 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 9 (11.54%) OO
9 8 (10.26%) Validation
10 7 (8.97%) OOP
10 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
10 7 (8.97%) TDD
10 7 (8.97%) Web Analytics
11 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (7.69%) Data Analytics
11 6 (7.69%) E-Commerce
11 6 (7.69%) Multithreading
11 6 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
11 6 (7.69%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (33.33%) SQL
2 24 (30.77%) Python
3 23 (29.49%) C++
3 23 (29.49%) Java
4 20 (25.64%) C#
5 14 (17.95%) R
6 9 (11.54%) MATLAB
7 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.69%) Scala
9 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.56%) Haskell
10 2 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (46.15%) Degree
2 10 (12.82%) PhD
3 1 (1.28%) MBA
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 2 (2.56%) Basel III
2 2 (2.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) Oozie
2 1 (1.28%) Mesos
Vendors
1 9 (11.54%) Tableau
2 6 (7.69%) Atlassian
3 5 (6.41%) Oracle
3 5 (6.41%) Sybase
4 4 (5.13%) Google
5 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.56%) Alteryx
7 1 (1.28%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.28%) TIBCO