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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 394 369 325
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -44
Contract jobs citing Physics 31 54 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.23% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.61% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 73
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £765 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £45.00 £47.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -6.66%
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
8441 8801 9418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.96% 37.42% 38.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5888 5939 6359
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 165 205
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.14% +5.00%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -8 14 £625 -3.84% 17
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (96.81%) Mathematics
2 61 (64.89%) Computer Science
3 56 (59.57%) Degree
4 35 (37.23%) C++
5 34 (36.17%) Python
6 30 (31.91%) Java
7 27 (28.72%) Finance
8 25 (26.60%) SQL
9 22 (23.40%) Web Services
10 21 (22.34%) Analytics
11 20 (21.28%) Apple iOS
11 20 (21.28%) Android
11 20 (21.28%) C#
11 20 (21.28%) Front Office
12 19 (20.21%) PhD
12 19 (20.21%) Web Services Management
13 18 (19.15%) Banking
13 18 (19.15%) R
14 16 (17.02%) Statistics
15 14 (14.89%) Linux
15 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (14.89%) Algorithms
16 13 (13.83%) Investment Banking
16 13 (13.83%) iOS Development
17 12 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 11 (11.70%) C
18 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
18 11 (11.70%) TDD
18 11 (11.70%) Credit Risk
19 10 (10.64%) Hadoop

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (8.51%) SAS
2 4 (4.26%) Apache Spark
3 3 (3.19%) Apache
3 3 (3.19%) Node.js
4 2 (2.13%) IPython
5 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.06%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.06%) uWSGI
5 1 (1.06%) CMS
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Mathematica
1 3 (3.19%) Maple
1 3 (3.19%) LaTeX
2 2 (2.13%) SPSS
2 2 (2.13%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.06%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) Hadoop
1 10 (10.64%) Big Data
2 4 (4.26%) HBase
2 4 (4.26%) Data Mining
3 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.19%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.13%) KDB
4 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) Apache Hive
4 2 (2.13%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) HP UFT
1 3 (3.19%) Maven
2 2 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.06%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (1.06%) NeoLoad
3 1 (1.06%) JMeter
3 1 (1.06%) Subversion
3 1 (1.06%) JUnit
3 1 (1.06%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.06%) JIRA
General
1 27 (28.72%) Finance
2 20 (21.28%) Front Office
3 18 (19.15%) Banking
4 13 (13.83%) Investment Banking
5 6 (6.38%) Games
6 4 (4.26%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.19%) Marketing
8 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (55.32%) Developer
2 16 (17.02%) Senior Developer
3 13 (13.83%) Architect
4 11 (11.70%) Quantitative Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Python Developer
5 10 (10.64%) Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) C++ Developer
7 8 (8.51%) iOS Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Data Scientist
8 6 (6.38%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 5 (5.32%) WPF Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior WPF Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Java Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Programmer
11 3 (3.19%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Quantitative Analyst
11 3 (3.19%) Android Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Senior Android Developer
11 3 (3.19%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (23.40%) Web Services
2 8 (8.51%) WPF
2 8 (8.51%) SciPy
2 8 (8.51%) NumPy
3 7 (7.45%) HTML
3 7 (7.45%) .NET
3 7 (7.45%) Pandas
4 6 (6.38%) LINQ
5 5 (5.32%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (4.26%) Django
6 4 (4.26%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (4.26%) CSS
7 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.19%) Swing
7 3 (3.19%) MSMQ
7 3 (3.19%) Middleware
7 3 (3.19%) Backbone.js
7 3 (3.19%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.13%) Esper
8 2 (2.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 91 (96.81%) Mathematics
2 61 (64.89%) Computer Science
3 16 (17.02%) Statistics
4 14 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (14.89%) Algorithms
5 12 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (11.70%) Credit Risk
7 10 (10.64%) Derivative
8 6 (6.38%) Data Structures
9 3 (3.19%) User Experience
9 3 (3.19%) Hedge funds
9 3 (3.19%) Fixed Income
9 3 (3.19%) Applied Mathematics
10 2 (2.13%) Animation
10 2 (2.13%) Market Risk
10 2 (2.13%) Grid Computing
10 2 (2.13%) Mobile Games
10 2 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (2.13%) Neural Network
10 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 20 (21.28%) Android
1 20 (21.28%) Apple iOS
2 14 (14.89%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) UNIX
4 7 (7.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.34%) Analytics
2 19 (20.21%) Web Services Management
3 13 (13.83%) iOS Development
4 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.70%) TDD
5 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
5 10 (10.64%) Low Latency
6 9 (9.57%) Multithreading
7 8 (8.51%) Android Development
7 8 (8.51%) Validation
8 7 (7.45%) Algorithmic Trading
8 7 (7.45%) Monte Carlo Method
9 6 (6.38%) Machine Learning
9 6 (6.38%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.38%) OO
10 5 (5.32%) Statistical Modelling
10 5 (5.32%) Regression Analysis
10 5 (5.32%) Time Series Analysis
10 5 (5.32%) FX Algorithmic Trading
11 4 (4.26%) Logistic Regression
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.23%) C++
2 34 (36.17%) Python
3 30 (31.91%) Java
4 25 (26.60%) SQL
5 20 (21.28%) C#
6 18 (19.15%) R
7 11 (11.70%) C
8 8 (8.51%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.38%) Perl
10 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
10 5 (5.32%) Scala
11 3 (3.19%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.19%) Clojure
11 3 (3.19%) Ruby
11 3 (3.19%) Haskell
12 2 (2.13%) Fortran
12 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.13%) Cython
12 2 (2.13%) VBA
13 1 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 56 (59.57%) Degree
2 19 (20.21%) PhD
3 1 (1.06%) ISEB
3 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.38%) HDFS
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Oracle
2 2 (2.13%) Adobe
2 2 (2.13%) Tableau
3 1 (1.06%) Vertica
3 1 (1.06%) Perforce
3 1 (1.06%) Netezza
3 1 (1.06%) Sitecore
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