The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 64 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Physics 5 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.40% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.76% 1.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £12.75 £42.38
% change year-on-year
+187.25% -69.91%
Physics
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
181 221 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.38% 22.28% 16.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 109 93
Average daily rate £361 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.63 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.74% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £8.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £22.98 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.88 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -39.65%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Physics
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Physics across the Reading region.

Physics Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (100.00%) Degree
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
3 4 (57.14%) UNIX
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
3 4 (57.14%) Spring
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) STL
5 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
5 1 (14.29%) DirectX
5 1 (14.29%) CAD
5 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
5 1 (14.29%) Autodesk
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (14.29%) Simulink

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) AutoCAD
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
General
1 2 (28.57%) Front Office
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Spring
1 4 (57.14%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (14.29%) WebGL
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) STL
2 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
2 1 (14.29%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Service Management
1 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) CAD
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Research
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
2 1 (14.29%) XAML
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Autodesk
1 1 (14.29%) SolidWorks