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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 230 226 232
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing Physics 9 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.74% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.63 £12.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year
+187.25% -70.85%
Physics
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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
2057 1756 2051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.43% 19.77% 20.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 914 903
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £208 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 120 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 20 August 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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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
Berkshire +7 6 £350 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £328 - 5
Surrey +1 1 - - 1
West Sussex - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 17 (62.96%) Computer Science
3 15 (55.56%) Mathematics
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
5 8 (29.63%) C#
5 8 (29.63%) C++
6 7 (25.93%) PhD
7 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Games
8 5 (18.52%) Java
8 5 (18.52%) UNIX
9 4 (14.81%) C
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL
9 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Service Management
9 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
9 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
9 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (14.81%) Military
9 4 (14.81%) Spring
9 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
9 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) WPF
10 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
10 3 (11.11%) Android
10 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
10 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 3 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (14.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.70%) Maya
2 1 (3.70%) Simulink
2 1 (3.70%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Wireless
1 2 (7.41%) 3GPP
1 2 (7.41%) 4G
2 1 (3.70%) MIMO
2 1 (3.70%) LTE
2 1 (3.70%) WiMAX
2 1 (3.70%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Games
2 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Military
3 2 (7.41%) Front Office
3 2 (7.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Games Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) DSP Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Hibernate
1 4 (14.81%) Spring
2 3 (11.11%) WPF
2 3 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) STL
3 2 (7.41%) OpenGL
3 2 (7.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.70%) Qt
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) WebGL
4 1 (3.70%) WinForms
4 1 (3.70%) DirectX
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Computer Science
2 15 (55.56%) Mathematics
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) IPTV
4 1 (3.70%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.70%) Animation
4 1 (3.70%) SCADA
4 1 (3.70%) Xbox
4 1 (3.70%) Interactive TV
4 1 (3.70%) DTV
4 1 (3.70%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
2 5 (18.52%) UNIX
3 3 (11.11%) Android
3 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Project Management
2 4 (14.81%) Service Management
2 4 (14.81%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 2 (7.41%) Information Management
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Quality Management
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Signal Processing
4 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.41%) QMS
5 1 (3.70%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Video Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Parallel Computing
5 1 (3.70%) Parallel Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.70%) Operations Research
5 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) C#
1 8 (29.63%) C++
2 5 (18.52%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) C
4 3 (11.11%) MATLAB
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (3.70%) XAML
6 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (70.37%) Degree
2 7 (25.93%) PhD
3 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
4 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Autodesk
3 1 (3.70%) Perforce
3 1 (3.70%) SolidWorks
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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