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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 362 367 359
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Physics 46 48 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.63% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 34 38
Average daily rate £575 £550 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £365 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £700 £690
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.42 - £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £12.75
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
7569 7666 8365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.74% 36.15% 38.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5294 5373 5683
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £286 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 151 161
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.02% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.47 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.00 £48.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the London region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +25 5 £438 -23.91% 16
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 103 (88.03%) Mathematics
2 70 (59.83%) Finance
3 62 (52.99%) Degree
4 61 (52.14%) Computer Science
5 45 (38.46%) Python
6 40 (34.19%) C#
6 40 (34.19%) C++
7 38 (32.48%) Front Office
8 36 (30.77%) SQL
9 35 (29.91%) Banking
9 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (24.79%) Investment Banking
11 25 (21.37%) AngularJS
11 25 (21.37%) Analytics
12 24 (20.51%) HTML
12 24 (20.51%) PhD
13 23 (19.66%) TDD
13 23 (19.66%) Statistics
14 22 (18.80%) Derivative
15 21 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (17.09%) HTML5
17 19 (16.24%) Risk Management
18 18 (15.38%) OO
19 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
19 16 (13.68%) Front End Development
20 15 (12.82%) .NET
20 15 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 15 (12.82%) Fixed Income
21 14 (11.97%) Scrum
21 14 (11.97%) Linux

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (6.84%) Node.js
2 3 (2.56%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) Confluence
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.42%) Big Data
3 4 (3.42%) Data Mining
4 3 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.71%) KDB
5 2 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.85%) HBase
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) MS Access
6 1 (0.85%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.42%) HP UFT
1 4 (3.42%) JIRA
1 4 (3.42%) Selenium
1 4 (3.42%) Subversion
2 3 (2.56%) Protractor
2 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.71%) Emacs
3 2 (1.71%) Maven
4 1 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (59.83%) Finance
2 38 (32.48%) Front Office
3 35 (29.91%) Banking
4 29 (24.79%) Investment Banking
5 10 (8.55%) Electronics
6 5 (4.27%) Retail
7 4 (3.42%) Legal
7 4 (3.42%) Marketing
8 3 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.56%) Online Betting
8 3 (2.56%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.71%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.85%) Games
10 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.85%) Publishing
10 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (55.56%) Developer
2 31 (26.50%) Analyst
3 25 (21.37%) Python Developer
4 24 (20.51%) Qualitative Analyst
4 24 (20.51%) Quantitative Analyst
4 24 (20.51%) Quantitative Developer
5 12 (10.26%) HTML Developer
6 9 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 8 (6.84%) C# Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Banking Analyst
8 7 (5.98%) Data Scientist
8 7 (5.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (5.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 6 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.27%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Front Arena Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Java Developer
10 5 (4.27%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) AngularJS
2 24 (20.51%) HTML
3 20 (17.09%) HTML5
4 15 (12.82%) .NET
5 12 (10.26%) React
6 11 (9.40%) jQuery
7 10 (8.55%) CSS
8 7 (5.98%) Middleware
8 7 (5.98%) WPF
9 6 (5.13%) MSMQ
10 5 (4.27%) XML
11 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.42%) CSS3
11 4 (3.42%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (3.42%) Pandas
11 4 (3.42%) SciPy
11 4 (3.42%) WCF
12 3 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (2.56%) NumPy
13 2 (1.71%) Esper
Miscellaneous
1 103 (88.03%) Mathematics
2 61 (52.14%) Computer Science
3 23 (19.66%) Statistics
4 22 (18.80%) Derivative
5 21 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (12.82%) Fixed Income
6 15 (12.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (9.40%) Algorithms
8 10 (8.55%) Economics
9 9 (7.69%) Hedge funds
9 9 (7.69%) Market Risk
10 8 (6.84%) Credit Risk
11 7 (5.98%) Equity Derivative
12 3 (2.56%) Data Structures
12 3 (2.56%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
12 3 (2.56%) Online Banking
13 2 (1.71%) Internet of Things
13 2 (1.71%) Life Science
13 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) Linux
2 10 (8.55%) Unix
2 10 (8.55%) Windows
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.37%) Analytics
3 23 (19.66%) TDD
4 19 (16.24%) Risk Management
5 18 (15.38%) OO
6 16 (13.68%) Front End Development
6 16 (13.68%) Unit Testing
7 14 (11.97%) Scrum
8 11 (9.40%) Monte Carlo Method
8 11 (9.40%) Validation
9 10 (8.55%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.84%) Low Latency
10 8 (6.84%) SDLC
11 7 (5.98%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (5.98%) MVC
11 7 (5.98%) Software Engineering
11 7 (5.98%) Stochastic Calculus
12 6 (5.13%) Numerical Analysis
12 6 (5.13%) Use Case
13 5 (4.27%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.46%) Python
2 40 (34.19%) C#
2 40 (34.19%) C++
3 36 (30.77%) SQL
4 13 (11.11%) Java
4 13 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.26%) VBA
6 8 (6.84%) R
7 5 (4.27%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.42%) C
9 2 (1.71%) Scala
10 1 (0.85%) Erlang
10 1 (0.85%) F#
10 1 (0.85%) Fortran
10 1 (0.85%) Haskell
10 1 (0.85%) Perl
10 1 (0.85%) PHP
10 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (52.99%) Degree
2 24 (20.51%) PhD
3 2 (1.71%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 6 (5.13%) SunGard
2 5 (4.27%) Oracle
3 4 (3.42%) Cisco
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.85%) Cognos
4 1 (0.85%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.85%) Splunk
4 1 (0.85%) Tableau
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