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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 354 343 285
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -58
Contract jobs citing Physics 44 50 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.23% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.62% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 56
Average daily rate
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£563 £525 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £180 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £673 £685 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £90.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.88%
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
7468 8092 7257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.54% 37.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5266 5552 5089
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 160 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 17 £600 -7.69% 15
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (78.08%) Mathematics
2 52 (71.23%) Computer Science
3 39 (53.42%) Degree
4 36 (49.32%) C++
5 29 (39.73%) C#
5 29 (39.73%) Finance
6 22 (30.14%) .NET
6 22 (30.14%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (28.77%) Front Office
8 18 (24.66%) SQL
9 16 (21.92%) OO
10 15 (20.55%) Analytics
11 14 (19.18%) Low Latency
11 14 (19.18%) Python
11 14 (19.18%) Banking
12 12 (16.44%) Risk Management
12 12 (16.44%) Java
12 12 (16.44%) Algorithms
13 11 (15.07%) Credit Risk
13 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
13 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
14 10 (13.70%) Statistics
14 10 (13.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
14 10 (13.70%) Visualisation
15 9 (12.33%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (12.33%) Splunk
15 9 (12.33%) SIEM
15 9 (12.33%) PhD
15 9 (12.33%) Firewall

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (4.11%) SAS
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Node.js
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SPSS
1 1 (1.37%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.37%) Internet
3 1 (1.37%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) Hadoop
2 6 (8.22%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.48%) Big Data
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.74%) KDB
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.74%) OLAP
6 1 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.37%) DataStage
6 1 (1.37%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.74%) Maven
2 1 (1.37%) JUnit
2 1 (1.37%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.37%) Subversion
2 1 (1.37%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.37%) Grunt
2 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.37%) yacc
2 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.37%) ANTLR
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 21 (28.77%) Front Office
3 14 (19.18%) Banking
4 11 (15.07%) Investment Banking
5 6 (8.22%) Retail
6 3 (4.11%) Financial Institution
6 3 (4.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.37%) Games
7 1 (1.37%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Developer
2 20 (27.40%) Quantitative Developer
3 8 (10.96%) C++ Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Data Scientist
5 6 (8.22%) C++ Quantitative Developer
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Business Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) WPF Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.48%) Junior
8 3 (4.11%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) Python Developer
8 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.14%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
3 7 (9.59%) WPF
4 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.85%) Middleware
4 5 (6.85%) HTML5
5 4 (5.48%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.48%) LINQ
5 4 (5.48%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (5.48%) CSS
6 3 (4.11%) XML
6 3 (4.11%) SciPy
6 3 (4.11%) NumPy
6 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.74%) WCF
7 2 (2.74%) Pandas
8 1 (1.37%) STL
8 1 (1.37%) Web Services
8 1 (1.37%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 57 (78.08%) Mathematics
2 52 (71.23%) Computer Science
3 22 (30.14%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (16.44%) Algorithms
5 11 (15.07%) Credit Risk
6 10 (13.70%) Statistics
6 10 (13.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (13.70%) Visualisation
7 5 (6.85%) Fixed Income
8 3 (4.11%) Grid Computing
8 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.74%) Open Source
10 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.37%) Biometrics
10 1 (1.37%) Derivative
10 1 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (1.37%) Artificial Intelligence
10 1 (1.37%) GIS
10 1 (1.37%) Clustering
10 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.96%) Linux
2 7 (9.59%) Windows
3 5 (6.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) OO
2 15 (20.55%) Analytics
3 14 (19.18%) Low Latency
4 12 (16.44%) Risk Management
5 11 (15.07%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.70%) Multithreading
7 9 (12.33%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (12.33%) SIEM
8 7 (9.59%) TOGAF
8 7 (9.59%) Software Architecture
8 7 (9.59%) Monte Carlo Method
9 6 (8.22%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (6.85%) BPR
10 5 (6.85%) Data Management
10 5 (6.85%) Data Analysis
10 5 (6.85%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (6.85%) Validation
10 5 (6.85%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (6.85%) Risk Analytics
10 5 (6.85%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (49.32%) C++
2 29 (39.73%) C#
3 18 (24.66%) SQL
4 14 (19.18%) Python
5 12 (16.44%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) R
6 6 (8.22%) JavaScript
7 5 (6.85%) C
7 5 (6.85%) MATLAB
8 3 (4.11%) VBA
9 2 (2.74%) Perl
10 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.37%) Fortran
10 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.37%) Cython
10 1 (1.37%) IPython
10 1 (1.37%) F#
10 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (53.42%) Degree
2 9 (12.33%) PhD
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Splunk
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 1 (1.37%) IBM
4 1 (1.37%) Informatica
4 1 (1.37%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.37%) DataSynapse
4 1 (1.37%) Google
4 1 (1.37%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.37%) VMware
4 1 (1.37%) Facebook
4 1 (1.37%) Twitter
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.37%) Foundry
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 17 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
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Rate: competitive
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