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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 350 388 350
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -38
Contract jobs citing Physics 63 32 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.13% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.36% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 23 60
Average daily rate
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£600 £600 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £410 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £745 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £21.61 £45.00 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.98% -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +194.11%
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
8650 8942 9644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.50% 37.34% 39.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5968 5979 6584
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 183 190
Average hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £14.04 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Physics across the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Physics Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Physics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +23 23 £625 - 8
Feltham - 4 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 92 (93.88%) Mathematics
2 56 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 53 (54.08%) Degree
4 44 (44.90%) C++
5 41 (41.84%) Finance
6 36 (36.73%) Python
7 32 (32.65%) C#
8 30 (30.61%) SQL
9 29 (29.59%) Front Office
10 26 (26.53%) Banking
11 22 (22.45%) Java
12 20 (20.41%) PhD
13 19 (19.39%) Investment Banking
13 19 (19.39%) Statistics
14 18 (18.37%) Analytics
14 18 (18.37%) TDD
15 17 (17.35%) R
16 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
17 15 (15.31%) Linux
17 15 (15.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 15 (15.31%) Derivative
17 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (13.27%) WPF
18 13 (13.27%) Algorithms
19 12 (12.24%) Credit Risk
20 11 (11.22%) Monte Carlo Method
20 11 (11.22%) Validation
21 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
21 10 (10.20%) .NET
21 10 (10.20%) SciPy

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 4 (4.08%) SAS
2 2 (2.04%) Node.js
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.02%) uWSGI
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) IPython
3 1 (1.02%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.02%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Mathematica
1 4 (4.08%) Maple
1 4 (4.08%) LaTeX
2 3 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) SPSS
3 2 (2.04%) Maya
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.02%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.16%) Big Data
3 6 (6.12%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.10%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (3.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.04%) KDB
6 2 (2.04%) Data Mart
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.02%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.02%) HBase
7 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Maven
2 3 (3.06%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.04%) Subversion
3 2 (2.04%) JIRA
3 2 (2.04%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.02%) JMeter
4 1 (1.02%) NUnit
4 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.02%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.02%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.02%) Selenium
4 1 (1.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.02%) Gradle
4 1 (1.02%) NeoLoad
4 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (41.84%) Finance
2 29 (29.59%) Front Office
3 26 (26.53%) Banking
4 19 (19.39%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.06%) Marketing
5 3 (3.06%) Games
6 2 (2.04%) Retail
6 2 (2.04%) Electronics
7 1 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.02%) Legal
7 1 (1.02%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 58 (59.18%) Developer
2 21 (21.43%) Quantitative Developer
3 16 (16.33%) Python Developer
4 14 (14.29%) Analyst
5 13 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 8 (8.16%) C++ Developer
7 7 (7.14%) Quantitative Analyst
8 6 (6.12%) WPF Developer
8 6 (6.12%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.10%) Senior WPF Developer
9 5 (5.10%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Data Scientist
10 4 (4.08%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 3 (3.06%) Systems Support
11 3 (3.06%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.06%) Junior
11 3 (3.06%) Front-End Developer
12 2 (2.04%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.27%) WPF
2 10 (10.20%) .NET
2 10 (10.20%) SciPy
2 10 (10.20%) NumPy
3 9 (9.18%) Pandas
3 9 (9.18%) Web Services
4 7 (7.14%) HTML
5 6 (6.12%) Esper
5 6 (6.12%) LINQ
5 6 (6.12%) Django
5 6 (6.12%) Middleware
6 5 (5.10%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (5.10%) AngularJS
7 4 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (4.08%) WCF
7 4 (4.08%) CSS
8 3 (3.06%) Swing
8 3 (3.06%) HTML5
8 3 (3.06%) REST
8 3 (3.06%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 92 (93.88%) Mathematics
2 56 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 19 (19.39%) Statistics
4 15 (15.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 15 (15.31%) Derivative
4 15 (15.31%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (13.27%) Algorithms
6 12 (12.24%) Credit Risk
7 7 (7.14%) Data Structures
8 6 (6.12%) Fixed Income
9 4 (4.08%) Equities
9 4 (4.08%) Economics
10 3 (3.06%) Market Risk
11 2 (2.04%) Animation
11 2 (2.04%) Spread Betting
11 2 (2.04%) Applied Mathematics
11 2 (2.04%) Credit Derivative
11 2 (2.04%) Neural Network
11 2 (2.04%) Mobile Games
11 2 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.31%) Linux
2 9 (9.18%) Windows
3 7 (7.14%) UNIX
3 7 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.37%) TDD
1 18 (18.37%) Analytics
2 16 (16.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.22%) Validation
3 11 (11.22%) Monte Carlo Method
4 9 (9.18%) Multithreading
5 8 (8.16%) Low Latency
5 8 (8.16%) Risk Management
5 8 (8.16%) OO
6 7 (7.14%) Web Services Management
7 6 (6.12%) iOS Development
7 6 (6.12%) Algorithmic Trading
7 6 (6.12%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.12%) Time Series Analysis
8 5 (5.10%) Functional Programming
8 5 (5.10%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.10%) Open Source
8 5 (5.10%) Android Development
8 5 (5.10%) Statistical Modelling
8 5 (5.10%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (44.90%) C++
2 36 (36.73%) Python
3 32 (32.65%) C#
4 30 (30.61%) SQL
5 22 (22.45%) Java
6 17 (17.35%) R
7 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
8 7 (7.14%) C
8 7 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 6 (6.12%) Perl
10 4 (4.08%) Ruby
10 4 (4.08%) Scala
10 4 (4.08%) VBA
11 2 (2.04%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.02%) Haskell
12 1 (1.02%) Clojure
12 1 (1.02%) Cython
12 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (54.08%) Degree
2 20 (20.41%) PhD
3 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.02%) ISEB
4 1 (1.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.02%) QA
1 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.06%) HDFS
2 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Oracle
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco
3 3 (3.06%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.06%) StreamBase
4 2 (2.04%) Tableau
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe
5 1 (1.02%) Perforce
5 1 (1.02%) Netezza
5 1 (1.02%) Splunk
5 1 (1.02%) Vertica
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