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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 250 214 205
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -9
Contract jobs citing Physics 3 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.032% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.85% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £340 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £453 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.92% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.75 £38.50
% change year-on-year
- -66.88%
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
2578 2225 1773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.80% 26.49% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1167 820
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 135 179
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.10 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 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
Berkshire -6 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -20 1 £675 +107.69% 4
Surrey - - - - 16
Buckinghamshire - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 12
Kent - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 13 (86.67%) Mathematics
2 12 (80.00%) C++
3 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
4 8 (53.33%) Games
4 8 (53.33%) Python
5 7 (46.67%) PhD
5 7 (46.67%) Degree
6 6 (40.00%) MATLAB
6 6 (40.00%) Image Processing
6 6 (40.00%) Video Processing
6 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
7 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
9 3 (20.00%) DTV
9 3 (20.00%) DVB
9 3 (20.00%) Electronics
9 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (20.00%) IPTV
9 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
10 2 (13.33%) HTML5
10 2 (13.33%) Perl
10 2 (13.33%) CSS
10 2 (13.33%) HTML
10 2 (13.33%) UNIX
10 2 (13.33%) UML
10 2 (13.33%) Project Management
10 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
10 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Subversion
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (53.33%) Games
2 3 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Military
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Director
4 1 (6.67%) Engineering Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Mathematics
2 11 (73.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (20.00%) DTV
3 3 (20.00%) IPTV
4 2 (13.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (6.67%) Interactive TV
5 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source
5 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Image Processing
1 6 (40.00%) Video Processing
1 6 (40.00%) Signal Processing
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) UML
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 8 (53.33%) Python
3 6 (40.00%) MATLAB
4 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) C
6 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) PhD
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Perforce