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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 256 271 244
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -27
Contract jobs citing Physics 6 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.069% 0.071% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.23% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Median daily rate £375 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £36.63
% change year-on-year
- -4.43%
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
2692 3021 2807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 30.78% 30.79% 30.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1562 1714 1518
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 170 158
Median hourly rate £27.38 £21.15 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.46% +20.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.00 £19.58 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.46% +3.05%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +3 1 - - 6
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Physics.

1 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 12 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 12 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
2 12 (66.67%) C
2 12 (66.67%) EMC
2 12 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 12 (66.67%) CAD
2 12 (66.67%) Electronics
3 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) Python
6 2 (11.11%) Neural Network
6 2 (11.11%) PhD
6 2 (11.11%) Scala
6 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
6 2 (11.11%) Big Data
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (5.56%) Cascading
7 1 (5.56%) Mahout
7 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (5.56%) Social Network
7 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
2 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
2 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.56%) HBase
2 1 (5.56%) Mahout
2 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 12 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Electronics Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Electronics Engineer
2 11 (61.11%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Data Scientist
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Graduate
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) SQL BI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server BI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SSAS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Cascading
1 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 5 (27.78%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Mathematics
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Neural Network
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (5.56%) Informatics
5 1 (5.56%) Robotics
5 1 (5.56%) Social Network
5 1 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) CAD
1 12 (66.67%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Analytics
3 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
3 1 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (66.67%) Assembly Language
1 12 (66.67%) C
2 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) C++
3 2 (11.11%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) Scala
4 1 (5.56%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) MATLAB
4 1 (5.56%) R
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
3 1 (5.56%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft