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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 241 231 222
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -9
Contract jobs citing Physics 17 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.16% 0.096%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.54% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
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£450 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £285
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +40.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £46.50 £30.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -6.66%
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
2941 2583 2350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 31.43% 28.84% 28.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1388 1128
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 145 165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £47.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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
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 3 July 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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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
Hampshire +8 7 £450 - 7
Oxfordshire -21 6 - - 5
Surrey -5 4 - - 9
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (56.52%) Games
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) Mathematics
4 10 (43.48%) C++
5 7 (30.43%) C
5 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
5 7 (30.43%) 3D Modelling
6 6 (26.09%) Marketing
6 6 (26.09%) Xbox
6 6 (26.09%) Electronics
7 4 (17.39%) Automotive
7 4 (17.39%) PhD
7 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
7 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
7 4 (17.39%) SDLC
7 4 (17.39%) V-Model
8 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.04%) PlayStation
8 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (13.04%) Python
8 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
8 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
9 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
9 2 (8.70%) C#

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (17.39%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.35%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.35%) LabVIEW
1 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 13 (56.52%) Games
2 6 (26.09%) Electronics
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Automotive
4 2 (8.70%) Retail
5 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
5 1 (4.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Software Architect
2 6 (26.09%) Programmer
3 5 (21.74%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Graphics Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Programmer
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Data Scientist
6 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Computer Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Mathematics
2 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (26.09%) Xbox
4 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.04%) PlayStation
5 2 (8.70%) Social Media
5 2 (8.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) 3D Modelling
2 4 (17.39%) V-Model
2 4 (17.39%) Software Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) SDLC
3 3 (13.04%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
3 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
3 3 (13.04%) Supplier Management
4 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 1 (4.35%) Image Processing
5 1 (4.35%) Video Processing
5 1 (4.35%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) IDEF
5 1 (4.35%) DoDAF
5 1 (4.35%) MODAF
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) RAD
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C++
2 7 (30.43%) C
3 3 (13.04%) Python
3 3 (13.04%) MATLAB
4 2 (8.70%) R
4 2 (8.70%) C#
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) PhD
3 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Embarcadero
South East
Connectus
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Posted: Yesterday
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
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Posted: 3 days ago