The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 227 237 235
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -2
Contract jobs citing Physics 16 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.51% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 4
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£350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £259 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £12.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+233.33% -70.85%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2584 2168 2521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.84% 24.82% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1404 1141 1132
Average daily rate £350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £203 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 124 183
Average hourly rate £18.90 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Physics
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Physics Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Physics
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Physics across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Physics Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Physics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Physics Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Physics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Oxfordshire - 7 £330 - 11
Berkshire - 6 £350 - 5
Surrey -8 1 - - 6
West Sussex - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 3
Kent - - - - 2
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 22 (75.86%) Mathematics
2 20 (68.97%) Computer Science
3 16 (55.17%) Degree
4 15 (51.72%) C++
5 11 (37.93%) Linux
5 11 (37.93%) PhD
6 10 (34.48%) Games
7 9 (31.03%) C#
8 8 (27.59%) Python
8 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
9 7 (24.14%) MATLAB
10 6 (20.69%) UNIX
10 6 (20.69%) Signal Processing
11 5 (17.24%) Image Processing
11 5 (17.24%) Video Processing
11 5 (17.24%) C
11 5 (17.24%) Java
12 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
12 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
12 4 (13.79%) Spring
13 3 (10.34%) WPF
13 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
13 3 (10.34%) Android
13 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
13 3 (10.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 3 (10.34%) Electronics
13 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
13 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
13 3 (10.34%) .NET
14 2 (6.90%) SQL Server

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (13.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.45%) Maya
1 1 (3.45%) Simulink
1 1 (3.45%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
1 2 (6.90%) Wireless
1 2 (6.90%) DVB
1 2 (6.90%) 4G
2 1 (3.45%) MIMO
2 1 (3.45%) LTE
2 1 (3.45%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Military
4 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Computer Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Games Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
1 4 (13.79%) Spring
2 3 (10.34%) WPF
2 3 (10.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (10.34%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) STL
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) WinForms
4 1 (3.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.45%) Qt
4 1 (3.45%) WebGL
4 1 (3.45%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (75.86%) Mathematics
2 20 (68.97%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.90%) Firmware
4 2 (6.90%) DTV
4 2 (6.90%) User Experience
4 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) IPTV
4 2 (6.90%) Interactive TV
5 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
5 1 (3.45%) Animation
5 1 (3.45%) SCADA
5 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 3 (10.34%) Android
3 3 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineering
2 6 (20.69%) Signal Processing
3 5 (17.24%) Image Processing
3 5 (17.24%) Video Processing
4 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
5 2 (6.90%) QMS
5 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Information Management
6 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.45%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Research
6 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C++
2 9 (31.03%) C#
3 8 (27.59%) Python
4 7 (24.14%) MATLAB
5 5 (17.24%) C
5 5 (17.24%) Java
6 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.45%) XAML
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.45%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 11 (37.93%) PhD
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Autodesk
1 2 (6.90%) Perforce
2 1 (3.45%) SolidWorks
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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