The table below looks at the statistics for Physics skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
England / South West
Rank 124 142 139
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing Physics 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Median daily rate £500 £488 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2228 2451 2498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 82.55% 81.84% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1670 1633
Median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 124 91
Median hourly rate £38.00 £42.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.58% +16.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £16.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West region citing Physics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Physics
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Physics across the South West region.

Physics Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Physics
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the South West region.

Physics Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Physics
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 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
Wiltshire - 5 £520 - 1
Gloucestershire +3 4 £500 +25.00%
Physics
England

Physics
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 17 (100.00%) Degree
1 17 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 15 (88.24%) Requirements Management
3 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
4 13 (76.47%) DV Cleared
5 8 (47.06%) Change Management
5 8 (47.06%) C
5 8 (47.06%) C++
5 8 (47.06%) Java
5 8 (47.06%) ITIL
5 8 (47.06%) UML
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
5 8 (47.06%) MODAF
5 8 (47.06%) SysML
5 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
5 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (47.06%) Big Data
6 7 (41.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (41.18%) Validation
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (47.06%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) Big Data
1 8 (47.06%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Architect
2 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 15 (88.24%) Requirements Management
2 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Change Management
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) MODAF
3 8 (47.06%) SysML
3 8 (47.06%) TOGAF
3 8 (47.06%) UML
4 7 (41.18%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C
1 8 (47.06%) C++
1 8 (47.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (82.35%) Security Cleared
3 13 (76.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared