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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 344 380 321
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -59
Contract jobs citing Physics 58 24 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.11% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.29% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 20 35
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £378 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £725 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £28.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.75 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- -63.04%
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
7546 8392 7951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.29% 37.46% 38.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5143 5874 5586
Average daily rate £463 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 162 163
Average hourly rate £19.09 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.00 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

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 27 March 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
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 27 March 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 8 £613 -7.54% 8
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 91 (85.85%) Mathematics
2 76 (71.70%) Computer Science
3 64 (60.38%) Degree
4 40 (37.74%) C++
5 37 (34.91%) Finance
6 28 (26.42%) C#
7 24 (22.64%) Java
7 24 (22.64%) Python
7 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (21.70%) Analytics
9 21 (19.81%) SQL
9 21 (19.81%) .NET
10 20 (18.87%) Front Office
11 19 (17.92%) Web Services
12 18 (16.98%) Banking
12 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
13 17 (16.04%) OO
13 17 (16.04%) Apple iOS
13 17 (16.04%) Android
13 17 (16.04%) Algorithms
14 16 (15.09%) Low Latency
14 16 (15.09%) PhD
14 16 (15.09%) Web Services Management
15 14 (13.21%) Risk Management
15 14 (13.21%) Investment Banking
16 13 (12.26%) Statistics
17 11 (10.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (10.38%) C
17 11 (10.38%) Monte Carlo Method
17 11 (10.38%) Multithreading

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (4.72%) SAS
2 4 (3.77%) Node.js
3 3 (2.83%) Apache
3 3 (2.83%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.89%) CMS
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SPSS
1 1 (0.94%) Maya
1 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) Loan IQ
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.49%) Firewall
2 7 (6.60%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.89%) AMQP
4 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.49%) Data Mining
3 8 (7.55%) Big Data
4 3 (2.83%) HBase
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.89%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.94%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.94%) KDB
6 1 (0.94%) OLAP
6 1 (0.94%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Maven
2 2 (1.89%) Selenium
2 2 (1.89%) Apache Ivy
2 2 (1.89%) JUnit
2 2 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.94%) ANTLR
3 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.94%) Grunt
3 1 (0.94%) Subversion
3 1 (0.94%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.94%) yacc
General
1 37 (34.91%) Finance
2 20 (18.87%) Front Office
3 18 (16.98%) Banking
4 14 (13.21%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.72%) Retail
5 5 (4.72%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.72%) Games
6 2 (1.89%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 51 (48.11%) Developer
2 18 (16.98%) Architect
3 17 (16.04%) Quantitative Developer
4 14 (13.21%) Analyst
5 13 (12.26%) Senior Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Data Scientist
7 8 (7.55%) Business Analyst
7 8 (7.55%) C++ Developer
8 7 (6.60%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 5 (4.72%) WPF Developer
9 5 (4.72%) iOS Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.77%) Python Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Android Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Junior Quantitative Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.81%) .NET
2 19 (17.92%) Web Services
3 9 (8.49%) WPF
4 8 (7.55%) HTML
5 6 (5.66%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.72%) LINQ
6 5 (4.72%) HTML5
6 5 (4.72%) Reactive Extensions
7 4 (3.77%) CSS
7 4 (3.77%) Middleware
8 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.83%) SciPy
8 3 (2.83%) NumPy
8 3 (2.83%) Pandas
9 2 (1.89%) Matplotlib
9 2 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (1.89%) WCF
9 2 (1.89%) XML
9 2 (1.89%) MSMQ
9 2 (1.89%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 91 (85.85%) Mathematics
2 76 (71.70%) Computer Science
3 24 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (16.04%) Algorithms
5 13 (12.26%) Statistics
6 11 (10.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (9.43%) Credit Risk
8 9 (8.49%) Visualisation
9 7 (6.60%) Derivative
9 7 (6.60%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.77%) Fixed Income
10 4 (3.77%) Grid Computing
11 3 (2.83%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (1.89%) Open Source
12 2 (1.89%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.89%) Applied Mathematics
12 2 (1.89%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.89%) Mobile App
12 2 (1.89%) User Experience
13 1 (0.94%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 17 (16.04%) Android
1 17 (16.04%) Apple iOS
2 10 (9.43%) Linux
3 9 (8.49%) UNIX
4 7 (6.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) Analytics
2 18 (16.98%) Software Engineering
3 17 (16.04%) OO
4 16 (15.09%) Web Services Management
4 16 (15.09%) Low Latency
5 14 (13.21%) Risk Management
6 11 (10.38%) Multithreading
6 11 (10.38%) Monte Carlo Method
7 10 (9.43%) iOS Development
8 9 (8.49%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (8.49%) SIEM
9 8 (7.55%) Machine Learning
9 8 (7.55%) Risk Analytics
10 7 (6.60%) Software Architecture
10 7 (6.60%) Validation
10 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.60%) TOGAF
11 6 (5.66%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.66%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (5.66%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.74%) C++
2 28 (26.42%) C#
3 24 (22.64%) Java
3 24 (22.64%) Python
4 21 (19.81%) SQL
5 11 (10.38%) C
6 10 (9.43%) R
7 6 (5.66%) MATLAB
7 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.77%) VBA
8 4 (3.77%) Scala
9 3 (2.83%) Bash Shell
9 3 (2.83%) Clojure
9 3 (2.83%) Perl
9 3 (2.83%) Haskell
10 2 (1.89%) Cython
10 2 (1.89%) IPython
10 2 (1.89%) Fortran
11 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 64 (60.38%) Degree
2 16 (15.09%) PhD
3 1 (0.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) HDFS
Vendors
1 9 (8.49%) Splunk
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.89%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.89%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) Facebook
4 1 (0.94%) Twitter
4 1 (0.94%) Foundry
4 1 (0.94%) Google
4 1 (0.94%) DataSynapse
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Pioneer Search
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
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