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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 406 373 386
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +13
Contract jobs citing Physics 23 48 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.60% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 38 26
Median daily rate £613 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.36% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £409 £463
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £665 £763
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
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
7933 8055 8541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.48% 36.21% 37.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5656 5513 6003
Median daily rate £475 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 137 151
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -14.63%

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 26 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 26 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 +34 1 - - 9
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 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 67 (94.37%) Mathematics
2 46 (64.79%) Finance
3 32 (45.07%) Computer Science
4 31 (43.66%) Python
5 30 (42.25%) Degree
5 30 (42.25%) Analytics
6 26 (36.62%) Banking
7 24 (33.80%) C++
8 22 (30.99%) C#
9 20 (28.17%) SQL
10 17 (23.94%) Front Office
11 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (19.72%) Investment Banking
13 13 (18.31%) Risk Management
14 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (15.49%) Java
14 11 (15.49%) PhD
15 10 (14.08%) HTML
15 10 (14.08%) .NET
15 10 (14.08%) TDD
15 10 (14.08%) R
16 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
16 9 (12.68%) Derivative
16 9 (12.68%) Statistics
16 9 (12.68%) Market Risk
16 9 (12.68%) HTML5
17 8 (11.27%) Fixed Income
17 8 (11.27%) MATLAB
17 8 (11.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 8 (11.27%) Predictive Analytics

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 (7.04%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) Data Mining
1 5 (7.04%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon Redshift
2 4 (5.63%) Big Data
3 3 (4.23%) KDB
3 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.41%) HBase
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) HP UFT
1 5 (7.04%) Selenium
2 2 (2.82%) Emacs
3 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
General
1 46 (64.79%) Finance
2 26 (36.62%) Banking
3 17 (23.94%) Front Office
4 14 (19.72%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.23%) Marketing
5 3 (4.23%) Online Betting
5 3 (4.23%) Retail
6 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.82%) Games
6 2 (2.82%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Developer
2 26 (36.62%) Analyst
3 20 (28.17%) Qualitative Analyst
3 20 (28.17%) Quantitative Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 13 (18.31%) Risk Analyst
5 12 (16.90%) Python Developer
6 11 (15.49%) Quantitative Developer
7 10 (14.08%) C++ Developer
8 9 (12.68%) C# Developer
9 8 (11.27%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 8 (11.27%) Data Scientist
9 8 (11.27%) HTML Developer
10 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
11 6 (8.45%) Banking Analyst
11 6 (8.45%) C# Quant Developer
11 6 (8.45%) C++/C# Developer
12 5 (7.04%) Market Risk Analyst
12 5 (7.04%) QA Analyst
13 4 (5.63%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) .NET
1 10 (14.08%) HTML
2 9 (12.68%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.68%) HTML5
3 7 (9.86%) React
4 6 (8.45%) Middleware
5 5 (7.04%) MSMQ
6 4 (5.63%) XML
7 3 (4.23%) J2SE
8 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (2.82%) Highcharts JS
8 2 (2.82%) Swing
8 2 (2.82%) TensorFlow
8 2 (2.82%) Theano
8 2 (2.82%) WinForms
8 2 (2.82%) WPF
9 1 (1.41%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 67 (94.37%) Mathematics
2 32 (45.07%) Computer Science
3 16 (22.54%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (12.68%) Derivative
4 9 (12.68%) Market Risk
4 9 (12.68%) Statistics
5 8 (11.27%) Fixed Income
5 8 (11.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (8.45%) Algorithms
6 6 (8.45%) Credit Risk
7 4 (5.63%) Mobile App
8 3 (4.23%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (2.82%) CUDA
9 2 (2.82%) Economics
9 2 (2.82%) Life Science
9 2 (2.82%) Online Banking
10 1 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.41%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.41%) User Experience
10 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Linux
1 7 (9.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Analytics
2 13 (18.31%) Risk Management
3 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (14.08%) TDD
5 8 (11.27%) Front End Development
5 8 (11.27%) Predictive Analytics
6 7 (9.86%) Risk Analytics
6 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.45%) ETL
7 6 (8.45%) Machine Learning
7 6 (8.45%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.45%) OO
7 6 (8.45%) Validation
8 5 (7.04%) Data Analytics
8 5 (7.04%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (7.04%) Low Latency
8 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.63%) Customer Analytics
9 4 (5.63%) Greeks
9 4 (5.63%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.66%) Python
2 24 (33.80%) C++
3 22 (30.99%) C#
4 20 (28.17%) SQL
5 11 (15.49%) Java
6 10 (14.08%) R
7 8 (11.27%) MATLAB
8 5 (7.04%) Haskell
9 3 (4.23%) Scala
10 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.82%) Julia
10 2 (2.82%) VBA
11 1 (1.41%) Erlang
11 1 (1.41%) F#
11 1 (1.41%) Perl
11 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (42.25%) Degree
2 11 (15.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 1 (1.41%) Bloomberg
1 1 (1.41%) Cognos
1 1 (1.41%) Google
1 1 (1.41%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (1.41%) Splunk
1 1 (1.41%) Tableau