The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 125 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Contract jobs citing Physics 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.24% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.12% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £256 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.60% -19.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
563 538 484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.49% 21.79% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 265 192
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 45
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.38 £17.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.00% -23.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £9.25 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.75 £17.70 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
Physics
UK

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Glasgow 0 5 £450 +12.50% 4
Edinburgh - - - - 4
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 8 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
5 1 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (50.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 8 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (62.50%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase