The table below looks at the statistics for Physics skills 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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
England / London
Rank 369 369 362
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Physics 27 50 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.27% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 34
Median daily rate £550 £550 £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £386 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £653 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.42 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-67.92% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16407 18228 17337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.80% 84.98% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11873 13026 12367
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 221 198
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

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 Processes & Methodologies 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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +5 13 £475 - 12
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 66 (94.29%) Mathematics
2 39 (55.71%) Finance
3 31 (44.29%) Degree
4 27 (38.57%) C++
5 25 (35.71%) C#
5 25 (35.71%) Java
5 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
6 24 (34.29%) Market Risk
7 23 (32.86%) Statistics
8 22 (31.43%) Python
8 22 (31.43%) Analytics
9 19 (27.14%) Derivative
10 18 (25.71%) Banking
10 18 (25.71%) SQL
11 17 (24.29%) Quantitative Finance
12 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
12 16 (22.86%) Machine Learning
13 15 (21.43%) Stochastic Modelling
14 14 (20.00%) Algorithms
15 13 (18.57%) PnL Attribution
16 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
17 11 (15.71%) Front Office
17 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
17 11 (15.71%) Hadoop
18 10 (14.29%) Visualisation
18 10 (14.29%) R
18 10 (14.29%) OOP
18 10 (14.29%) OO
18 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
19 9 (12.86%) TDD

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 (12.86%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.71%) Confluence
2 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.29%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.86%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) SPSS
2 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.71%) Hadoop
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (11.43%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (10.00%) Big Data
5 6 (8.57%) Impala
5 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
6 4 (5.71%) KDB
7 3 (4.29%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.86%) Apache Hive
8 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.86%) QlikView
8 2 (2.86%) Text Mining
9 1 (1.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.43%) HBase
9 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.43%) Presto
9 1 (1.43%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (5.71%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.71%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 39 (55.71%) Finance
2 18 (25.71%) Banking
3 11 (15.71%) Front Office
4 9 (12.86%) Investment Banking
5 7 (10.00%) Retail
6 5 (7.14%) Marketing
7 3 (4.29%) Law
7 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 2 (2.86%) Legal
8 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.86%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (1.43%) Games
9 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (54.29%) Developer
2 17 (24.29%) Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 14 (20.00%) Quantitative Developer
4 10 (14.29%) C++ Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Data Scientist
5 9 (12.86%) Risk Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) .NET Developer
6 8 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (11.43%) C# WPF Developer
6 8 (11.43%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Qualitative Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Quantitative Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 8 (11.43%) WPF Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Market Risk Analyst
7 7 (10.00%) Statistical Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) C# Quant Developer
9 5 (7.14%) Market Risk C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 8 (11.43%) WPF
3 6 (8.57%) Kafka
4 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 5 (7.14%) JSON
5 4 (5.71%) CSS
5 4 (5.71%) Node.js
6 3 (4.29%) MLlib
6 3 (4.29%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (4.29%) RSS
6 3 (4.29%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (4.29%) XML
6 3 (4.29%) XSLT
7 2 (2.86%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.86%) jQuery
7 2 (2.86%) Matplotlib
7 2 (2.86%) Pandas
7 2 (2.86%) REST
7 2 (2.86%) Web Services
8 1 (1.43%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 25 (35.71%) Computer Science
2 24 (34.29%) Market Risk
3 19 (27.14%) Derivative
4 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 8 (11.43%) Credit Risk
7 7 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (7.14%) Data Structures
9 4 (5.71%) Equities
9 4 (5.71%) Fixed Income
10 3 (4.29%) Fintech
10 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
10 3 (4.29%) Web 2.0
11 2 (2.86%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (2.86%) Social Network
12 1 (1.43%) NHS
12 1 (1.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Linux
2 3 (4.29%) CentOS
2 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (94.29%) Mathematics
2 23 (32.86%) Statistics
3 22 (31.43%) Analytics
4 17 (24.29%) Quantitative Finance
5 16 (22.86%) Machine Learning
6 15 (21.43%) Stochastic Modelling
7 13 (18.57%) PnL Attribution
8 11 (15.71%) Risk Management
9 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (14.29%) OO
9 10 (14.29%) OOP
9 10 (14.29%) Visualisation
10 9 (12.86%) Data Analytics
10 9 (12.86%) TDD
10 9 (12.86%) Validation
11 8 (11.43%) Data Visualisation
11 8 (11.43%) Multithreading
11 8 (11.43%) MVVM
11 8 (11.43%) Statistical Analysis
12 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (38.57%) C++
2 25 (35.71%) C#
2 25 (35.71%) Java
3 22 (31.43%) Python
4 18 (25.71%) SQL
5 10 (14.29%) R
6 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.00%) MATLAB
6 7 (10.00%) Scala
6 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.29%) C
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) Haskell
8 2 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (44.29%) Degree
2 7 (10.00%) PhD
3 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (2.86%) Basel III
2 2 (2.86%) IFRS
2 2 (2.86%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.86%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Oozie
2 1 (1.43%) Mesos
Vendors
1 7 (10.00%) Tableau
2 6 (8.57%) Atlassian
3 5 (7.14%) Oracle
4 4 (5.71%) Sybase
5 3 (4.29%) Google
5 3 (4.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.86%) Alteryx