The first 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 344 321 413
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +92
Contract jobs citing Physics 56 95 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.39% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.19% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 71 8
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £760 £650 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +34.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7029 7954 8187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.69% 32.81% 31.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4723 5500 5533
Average daily rate £450 £463 £462
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 175 196
Average hourly rate £19.75 £22.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £14.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Physics
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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 -2 14 £650 +18.18% 18
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Chessington - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Teddington - - - - 2
Twickenham - - - -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 71 (92.21%) Mathematics
2 60 (77.92%) Computer Science
3 59 (76.62%) Degree
4 41 (53.25%) C++
5 27 (35.06%) Java
6 26 (33.77%) SQL
6 26 (33.77%) Front Office
7 23 (29.87%) PhD
8 21 (27.27%) Finance
9 20 (25.97%) Banking
10 18 (23.38%) Python
11 17 (22.08%) Analytics
12 14 (18.18%) Risk Management
12 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
13 13 (16.88%) Linux
14 12 (15.58%) Investment Banking
14 12 (15.58%) Statistics
14 12 (15.58%) Scala
15 10 (12.99%) Windows
15 10 (12.99%) C#
15 10 (12.99%) VBA
15 10 (12.99%) Hadoop
15 10 (12.99%) R
16 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
16 9 (11.69%) SAS
17 8 (10.39%) HTML
17 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
17 8 (10.39%) Apache Hive
17 8 (10.39%) Big Data
18 7 (9.09%) Technical Analysis

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 9 (11.69%) SAS
2 6 (7.79%) Apache Pig
3 4 (5.19%) Node.js
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.30%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.60%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.99%) Hadoop
2 9 (11.69%) NoSQL
3 8 (10.39%) Apache Hive
3 8 (10.39%) Big Data
4 7 (9.09%) HBase
5 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.49%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (5.19%) KDB
7 4 (5.19%) Mahout
8 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Grunt
1 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.30%) Selenium
3 1 (1.30%) JIRA
3 1 (1.30%) Maven
3 1 (1.30%) Subversion
3 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.30%) Ant
3 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (33.77%) Front Office
2 21 (27.27%) Finance
3 20 (25.97%) Banking
4 12 (15.58%) Investment Banking
5 5 (6.49%) Games
6 4 (5.19%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (5.19%) French Language
7 3 (3.90%) iGaming
7 3 (3.90%) Marketing
7 3 (3.90%) Electronics
8 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.30%) Back Office
8 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (53.25%) Developer
2 16 (20.78%) Analyst
3 12 (15.58%) Quantitative Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
5 10 (12.99%) C++ Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Quantitative Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Data Scientist
7 7 (9.09%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 6 (7.79%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Java Developer
9 5 (6.49%) Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Risk Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.19%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (3.90%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) HTML
2 7 (9.09%) MapReduce
3 6 (7.79%) Spring
4 5 (6.49%) HTML5
4 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
4 5 (6.49%) .NET
5 4 (5.19%) CSS
5 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.90%) Backbone.js
6 3 (3.90%) XML
7 2 (2.60%) Middleware
7 2 (2.60%) Swing
7 2 (2.60%) jQuery
7 2 (2.60%) WPF
7 2 (2.60%) LINQ
7 2 (2.60%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (2.60%) REST
7 2 (2.60%) RESTful
8 1 (1.30%) Sass
8 1 (1.30%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 71 (92.21%) Mathematics
2 60 (77.92%) Computer Science
3 12 (15.58%) Statistics
4 5 (6.49%) Chemistry
4 5 (6.49%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (5.19%) CUDA
5 4 (5.19%) Open Source
6 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.90%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.90%) Economics
6 3 (3.90%) DTV
7 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.60%) Social Network
8 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.30%) Arduino
8 1 (1.30%) Data Extraction
8 1 (1.30%) Life Science
8 1 (1.30%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) Linux
2 10 (12.99%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) UNIX
3 2 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.08%) Analytics
2 14 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 14 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 7 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 7 (9.09%) Machine Learning
3 7 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 7 (9.09%) MVC
4 6 (7.79%) OO
5 5 (6.49%) Low Latency
5 5 (6.49%) Game Development
5 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
5 5 (6.49%) Workflow
6 4 (5.19%) UML
6 4 (5.19%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.19%) Web Development
6 4 (5.19%) ETRM
7 3 (3.90%) Risk Analytics
7 3 (3.90%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (3.90%) DevOps
7 3 (3.90%) Monte Carlo Method
Programming Languages
1 41 (53.25%) C++
2 27 (35.06%) Java
3 26 (33.77%) SQL
4 18 (23.38%) Python
5 12 (15.58%) Scala
6 10 (12.99%) C#
6 10 (12.99%) VBA
6 10 (12.99%) R
7 8 (10.39%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.79%) C
9 5 (6.49%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.60%) Erlang
11 1 (1.30%) PHP
11 1 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 59 (76.62%) Degree
2 23 (29.87%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.30%) HL7
2 1 (1.30%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.30%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Oracle
2 1 (1.30%) Facebook
2 1 (1.30%) Twitter
2 1 (1.30%) Splunk
2 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
2 1 (1.30%) Google
2 1 (1.30%) Perforce
2 1 (1.30%) IBM
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft