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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 238 224 238
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Physics 12 8 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.093% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.42% 0.36% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Average daily rate
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£310 £321 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% -14.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £384 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £40.50 £33.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +237.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.50 £12.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+217.64% -68.12%
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
2852 2229 2409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.34% 25.93% 25.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1627 1200 1074
Average daily rate £361 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 115 186
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 £310 - 18
Middlesex +6 3 £285 - 1
Hampshire -13 1 £317 - 6
Kent - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 5
West Sussex - - - -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 20 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 16 (57.14%) C++
4 14 (50.00%) Degree
5 12 (42.86%) Games
6 11 (39.29%) Python
6 11 (39.29%) PhD
7 8 (28.57%) MATLAB
7 8 (28.57%) C#
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Signal Processing
8 7 (25.00%) Image Processing
8 7 (25.00%) Video Processing
8 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 7 (25.00%) UNIX
9 6 (21.43%) Java
10 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
11 4 (14.29%) Spring
11 4 (14.29%) IPTV
11 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (14.29%) Tomcat
11 4 (14.29%) DTV
11 4 (14.29%) DVB
11 4 (14.29%) Electronics
11 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
12 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
12 3 (10.71%) CSS
12 3 (10.71%) C
12 3 (10.71%) HTML

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.57%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
1 1 (3.57%) Simulink
1 1 (3.57%) Maya
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) MotionBuilder
1 1 (3.57%) HumanIK
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) DVB
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
2 1 (3.57%) 4G
2 1 (3.57%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MySQL
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.57%) Subversion
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 12 (42.86%) Games
2 4 (14.29%) Electronics
3 2 (7.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Computer Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Games Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 4 (14.29%) Spring
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) CSS
2 3 (10.71%) WPF
2 3 (10.71%) HTML5
2 3 (10.71%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (7.14%) STL
3 2 (7.14%) OpenGL
4 1 (3.57%) DirectX
4 1 (3.57%) WCF
4 1 (3.57%) WinForms
4 1 (3.57%) Havok
4 1 (3.57%) WebGL
4 1 (3.57%) WebKit
4 1 (3.57%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (85.71%) Mathematics
2 20 (71.43%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) DTV
3 4 (14.29%) IPTV
4 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
5 2 (7.14%) Interactive TV
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (7.14%) User Experience
5 2 (7.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.57%) Xbox
6 1 (3.57%) Animation
6 1 (3.57%) Open Source
6 1 (3.57%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 7 (25.00%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Android
3 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Signal Processing
2 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (25.00%) Image Processing
2 7 (25.00%) Video Processing
3 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
4 4 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.14%) UML
6 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.57%) CAD
7 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.57%) MVC
7 1 (3.57%) Scrum
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Research
7 1 (3.57%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.57%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C++
2 11 (39.29%) Python
3 8 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) MATLAB
4 6 (21.43%) Java
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (10.71%) C
7 2 (7.14%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
8 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.57%) XAML
8 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Degree
2 11 (39.29%) PhD
3 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Autodesk
1 2 (7.14%) Perforce
2 1 (3.57%) SolidWorks
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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