The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 129 146 138
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Physics 12 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.094% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.62% 0.30% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 4
Median daily rate £500 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +35.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £575 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £338 £368
% change year-on-year
+42.96% -8.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £37.50 £45.43
% change year-on-year
-63.65% -17.45%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
742 1004 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.56% 31.41% 25.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 658 536
Median daily rate £363 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 50
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.55 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.94 £19.50 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-2.87% +15.72%

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 Miscellaneous 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 9 December 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
Wiltshire - 6 £519 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £500 - 2
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 16 (100.00%) Degree
1 16 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) Requirements Management
3 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
4 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) C
6 7 (43.75%) C++
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) UML
6 7 (43.75%) Change Management
6 7 (43.75%) Validation
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
6 7 (43.75%) Big Data
6 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
6 7 (43.75%) Amazon S3
6 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (43.75%) MODAF
6 7 (43.75%) SysML
7 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
9 1 (6.25%) Ada
9 1 (6.25%) Fortran
9 1 (6.25%) MathWorks
9 1 (6.25%) MATLAB

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Simulink
1 1 (6.25%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (43.75%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) Big Data
1 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Architect
2 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (37.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Requirements Management
2 13 (81.25%) Software Engineering
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Change Management
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) MODAF
3 7 (43.75%) SysML
3 7 (43.75%) TOGAF
3 7 (43.75%) UML
3 7 (43.75%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C
2 7 (43.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) Ada
3 1 (6.25%) Fortran
3 1 (6.25%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Degree
2 14 (87.50%) Security Cleared
3 12 (75.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) MathWorks