The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 - - 112
Contract jobs citing Physics 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
- -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - £12.75
Physics
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
745 752 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.24% 27.68% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 410 266
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Average hourly rate £39.50 £16.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+139.39% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.10 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Physics
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Physics Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Physics
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the Scotland region.

Physics Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) MSDE
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Ant
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
2 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
2 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MSDE
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (33.33%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) iPad
2 1 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Management
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
1 2 (66.67%) Software Distribution
1 2 (66.67%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript
3 1 (33.33%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby