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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 356 365 331
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -34
Contract jobs citing Physics 47 30 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.13% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.36% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 26 49
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £463 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £763 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+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
7742 8397 8528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.93% 37.11% 38.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5353 5935 5878
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 189
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £21.83
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +3.06%

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 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 7 £600 +20.00% 19
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 90 (89.11%) Mathematics
2 68 (67.33%) Computer Science
3 66 (65.35%) Degree
4 35 (34.65%) Finance
5 30 (29.70%) C++
6 29 (28.71%) Python
7 28 (27.72%) Java
8 24 (23.76%) SQL
9 22 (21.78%) Web Services
10 20 (19.80%) Android
10 20 (19.80%) Apple iOS
11 19 (18.81%) Web Services Management
11 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
12 18 (17.82%) C#
12 18 (17.82%) PhD
13 16 (15.84%) Banking
13 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
13 16 (15.84%) Algorithms
14 14 (13.86%) Analytics
15 13 (12.87%) Investment Banking
15 13 (12.87%) Front Office
15 13 (12.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (12.87%) iOS Development
16 12 (11.88%) C
16 12 (11.88%) Linux
17 11 (10.89%) OO
17 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
17 11 (10.89%) .NET
17 11 (10.89%) Hadoop
17 11 (10.89%) Statistics

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (6.93%) SAS
2 4 (3.96%) Node.js
3 3 (2.97%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.98%) CMS
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.99%) uWSGI
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SPSS
2 1 (0.99%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) Firewall
2 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.98%) AMQP
4 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) Hadoop
2 9 (8.91%) Big Data
3 4 (3.96%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.96%) Data Mining
3 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.97%) HBase
4 3 (2.97%) KDB
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) Hazelcast
5 2 (1.98%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.98%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.98%) Data Mart
5 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.99%) OLAP
6 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.99%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Maven
2 3 (2.97%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.98%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (1.98%) Selenium
3 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.98%) JUnit
4 1 (0.99%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.99%) JIRA
4 1 (0.99%) Grunt
General
1 35 (34.65%) Finance
2 16 (15.84%) Banking
3 13 (12.87%) Investment Banking
3 13 (12.87%) Front Office
4 6 (5.94%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.95%) Games
6 3 (2.97%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (52.48%) Developer
2 18 (17.82%) Architect
3 17 (16.83%) Senior Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Data Scientist
6 8 (7.92%) iOS Developer
7 7 (6.93%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) C++ Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Quantitative Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.95%) WPF Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior WPF Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Security Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Junior
11 3 (2.97%) Security Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (21.78%) Web Services
2 11 (10.89%) .NET
3 9 (8.91%) HTML
4 7 (6.93%) WPF
5 6 (5.94%) Pandas
5 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
5 6 (5.94%) SciPy
5 6 (5.94%) NumPy
5 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET
6 5 (4.95%) CSS
6 5 (4.95%) Reactive Extensions
6 5 (4.95%) LINQ
7 3 (2.97%) MSMQ
7 3 (2.97%) Middleware
7 3 (2.97%) Esper
7 3 (2.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.97%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.97%) Pyramid
8 2 (1.98%) WCF
8 2 (1.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 90 (89.11%) Mathematics
2 68 (67.33%) Computer Science
3 19 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (15.84%) Algorithms
5 13 (12.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (10.89%) Statistics
7 7 (6.93%) Data Structures
8 6 (5.94%) Derivative
8 6 (5.94%) Visualisation
9 4 (3.96%) Credit Risk
9 4 (3.96%) Open Source
9 4 (3.96%) Hedge funds
9 4 (3.96%) Fixed Income
10 3 (2.97%) User Experience
11 2 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
11 2 (1.98%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.98%) Applied Mathematics
11 2 (1.98%) Market Risk
11 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.98%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.80%) Android
1 20 (19.80%) Apple iOS
2 12 (11.88%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Web Services Management
2 16 (15.84%) Software Engineering
3 14 (13.86%) Analytics
4 13 (12.87%) iOS Development
5 11 (10.89%) OO
5 11 (10.89%) Low Latency
6 10 (9.90%) Multithreading
6 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.91%) SIEM
7 9 (8.91%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.92%) Android Development
8 8 (7.92%) Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (6.93%) TDD
9 7 (6.93%) TOGAF
9 7 (6.93%) Data Analysis
9 7 (6.93%) Validation
10 6 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (5.94%) Monte Carlo Method
10 6 (5.94%) Machine Learning
10 6 (5.94%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (29.70%) C++
2 29 (28.71%) Python
3 28 (27.72%) Java
4 24 (23.76%) SQL
5 18 (17.82%) C#
6 12 (11.88%) C
7 11 (10.89%) JavaScript
8 10 (9.90%) R
9 6 (5.94%) Scala
9 6 (5.94%) MATLAB
10 4 (3.96%) VBA
11 3 (2.97%) Clojure
11 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.97%) Cython
11 3 (2.97%) Haskell
11 3 (2.97%) IPython
12 2 (1.98%) Fortran
12 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.98%) Perl
13 1 (0.99%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 66 (65.35%) Degree
2 18 (17.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Oracle
1 9 (8.91%) Splunk
2 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.98%) Tableau
3 2 (1.98%) Adobe
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) Foundry
4 1 (0.99%) Facebook
4 1 (0.99%) Twitter
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