The first 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 22 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 South East 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 224 223 222
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Physics 16 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.82% 0.64% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £350 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 £42.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -2.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1945 1731 1996
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.79% 20.62% 20.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1000 831 823
Average daily rate £350 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 133 172
Average hourly rate £20.50 £23.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.68% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.34 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £42.75 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%
Physics
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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 22 July 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 22 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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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 +3 6 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £328 - 3
Surrey -6 2 - - 6
Buckinghamshire - 2 £480 - 1
Hampshire -9 1 - - 1
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 22 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 18 (54.55%) Mathematics
4 10 (30.30%) Linux
5 9 (27.27%) C#
5 9 (27.27%) C++
6 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
7 7 (21.21%) Service Management
7 7 (21.21%) Project Management
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) PhD
8 6 (18.18%) Java
8 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
9 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
9 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 5 (15.15%) Games
9 5 (15.15%) UNIX
10 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
10 4 (12.12%) .NET
10 4 (12.12%) C
10 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
10 4 (12.12%) Military
10 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.12%) WPF
10 4 (12.12%) Spring
10 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
11 3 (9.09%) Android
11 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (12.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) Simulink
2 1 (3.03%) Maya
2 1 (3.03%) AutoCAD
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) 3GPP
1 2 (6.06%) Wireless
1 2 (6.06%) 4G
2 1 (3.03%) WiMAX
2 1 (3.03%) LTE
2 1 (3.03%) MIMO
2 1 (3.03%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Games
3 4 (12.12%) Military
4 3 (9.09%) Electronics
5 2 (6.06%) Front Office
6 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Incident Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Junior
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Games Developer
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
5 2 (6.06%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (3.03%) DSP Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
1 4 (12.12%) Hibernate
1 4 (12.12%) WPF
1 4 (12.12%) Spring
2 3 (9.09%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (6.06%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.06%) STL
3 2 (6.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) WebGL
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Qt
4 1 (3.03%) WinForms
4 1 (3.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.03%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 18 (54.55%) Mathematics
3 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) IPTV
4 1 (3.03%) Interactive TV
4 1 (3.03%) Animation
4 1 (3.03%) SCADA
4 1 (3.03%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.03%) Xbox
4 1 (3.03%) DTV
4 1 (3.03%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Service Management
1 7 (21.21%) Project Management
1 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
3 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.09%) Information Assurance
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
5 2 (6.06%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.06%) Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Signal Processing
5 2 (6.06%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.06%) QMS
5 2 (6.06%) Information Management
6 1 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Research
6 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.03%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) C#
1 9 (27.27%) C++
2 6 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (12.12%) C
4 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
4 3 (9.09%) Python
5 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language
5 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.03%) XAML
6 1 (3.03%) SQL
6 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (72.73%) Degree
2 7 (21.21%) PhD
3 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ACCA
5 1 (3.03%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.03%) Perforce
3 1 (3.03%) SolidWorks
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) SAP
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