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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 409 352 407
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +55
Contract jobs citing Physics 33 63 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.28% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.76% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 49 18
Median daily rate £575 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £413 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £713 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +14.28%
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
8318 8302 8976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.24% 36.47% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5950 5636 6294
Median daily rate £475 £470 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 128 161
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.87 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.04 £14.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £46.25 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.90 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -7.23%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 +31 3 £675 +10.20% 4
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 75 (92.59%) Mathematics
2 50 (61.73%) Finance
3 38 (46.91%) Python
3 38 (46.91%) Computer Science
4 33 (40.74%) Degree
5 30 (37.04%) Banking
5 30 (37.04%) Analytics
6 24 (29.63%) C#
6 24 (29.63%) C++
6 24 (29.63%) SQL
7 23 (28.40%) Front Office
8 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (22.22%) Investment Banking
9 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (19.75%) HTML
11 15 (18.52%) Risk Management
11 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
11 15 (18.52%) HTML5
12 14 (17.28%) TDD
13 13 (16.05%) PhD
14 12 (14.81%) Fixed Income
14 12 (14.81%) Statistics
14 12 (14.81%) R
14 12 (14.81%) Front End Development
15 11 (13.58%) React
15 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
15 11 (13.58%) Java
15 11 (13.58%) .NET
16 10 (12.35%) MATLAB
16 10 (12.35%) Derivative

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 5 (6.17%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.47%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) GitHub
3 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (6.17%) Data Mining
2 5 (6.17%) Hadoop
3 4 (4.94%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.70%) KDB
5 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) HBase
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.17%) HP UFT
1 5 (6.17%) Selenium
2 2 (2.47%) Emacs
2 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.47%) Protractor
3 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.23%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (61.73%) Finance
2 30 (37.04%) Banking
3 23 (28.40%) Front Office
4 18 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.70%) Marketing
5 3 (3.70%) Online Betting
5 3 (3.70%) Retail
6 2 (2.47%) Electronics
6 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.47%) Games
6 2 (2.47%) Legal
6 2 (2.47%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (51.85%) Developer
2 26 (32.10%) Analyst
3 20 (24.69%) Qualitative Analyst
3 20 (24.69%) Quantitative Analyst
4 17 (20.99%) Python Developer
5 14 (17.28%) Quantitative Developer
6 12 (14.81%) HTML Developer
7 11 (13.58%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
7 11 (13.58%) Risk Analyst
8 10 (12.35%) C# Developer
8 10 (12.35%) C++ Developer
9 8 (9.88%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 8 (9.88%) Data Scientist
10 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
11 6 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
11 6 (7.41%) C# Quant Developer
11 6 (7.41%) C++/C# Developer
12 5 (6.17%) Analyst Developer
12 5 (6.17%) QA Analyst
12 5 (6.17%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) HTML
2 15 (18.52%) AngularJS
2 15 (18.52%) HTML5
3 11 (13.58%) .NET
3 11 (13.58%) React
4 6 (7.41%) Middleware
5 5 (6.17%) MSMQ
6 4 (4.94%) XML
7 3 (3.70%) J2SE
8 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.47%) CSS
8 2 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.47%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (2.47%) jQuery
8 2 (2.47%) Swing
8 2 (2.47%) TensorFlow
8 2 (2.47%) Theano
8 2 (2.47%) WinForms
8 2 (2.47%) WPF
9 1 (1.23%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 75 (92.59%) Mathematics
2 38 (46.91%) Computer Science
3 17 (20.99%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (14.81%) Fixed Income
4 12 (14.81%) Statistics
5 10 (12.35%) Derivative
6 9 (11.11%) Credit Risk
6 9 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 8 (9.88%) Market Risk
8 6 (7.41%) Algorithms
9 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
10 3 (3.70%) Applied Mathematics
10 3 (3.70%) Economics
10 3 (3.70%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (2.47%) CUDA
11 2 (2.47%) Hedge funds
11 2 (2.47%) Life Science
11 2 (2.47%) Online Banking
12 1 (1.23%) Chemistry
12 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Linux
1 7 (8.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.04%) Analytics
2 18 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (18.52%) Risk Management
4 14 (17.28%) TDD
5 12 (14.81%) Front End Development
6 11 (13.58%) Unit Testing
7 9 (11.11%) Validation
8 8 (9.88%) Predictive Analytics
9 7 (8.64%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (7.41%) ETL
10 6 (7.41%) Machine Learning
10 6 (7.41%) Multithreading
10 6 (7.41%) OO
11 5 (6.17%) Data Analytics
11 5 (6.17%) Electronic Trading
11 5 (6.17%) Low Latency
11 5 (6.17%) Scrum
11 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
12 4 (4.94%) Customer Analytics
12 4 (4.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 38 (46.91%) Python
2 24 (29.63%) C#
2 24 (29.63%) C++
2 24 (29.63%) SQL
3 12 (14.81%) R
4 11 (13.58%) Java
5 10 (12.35%) MATLAB
6 5 (6.17%) Haskell
7 4 (4.94%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.70%) Scala
8 3 (3.70%) VBA
9 2 (2.47%) Julia
10 1 (1.23%) C
10 1 (1.23%) Erlang
10 1 (1.23%) F#
10 1 (1.23%) Fortran
10 1 (1.23%) Perl
10 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (40.74%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1 (1.23%) Bloomberg
1 1 (1.23%) Cognos
1 1 (1.23%) Google
1 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.23%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (1.23%) Splunk
1 1 (1.23%) SunGard
1 1 (1.23%) Tableau