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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank 139 143 128
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing Physics 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.063% 0.060% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.23% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£286 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.63 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
759 887 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.82% 26.74% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 520 316
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £242 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 50 51
Average hourly rate £32.25 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.41% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.35 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-7.31% -12.76%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Physics across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Bristol -2 1 £325 - 4
Dorset - 1 £248 -
Gloucestershire - - - - 3
Somerset - - - - 3
Wiltshire - - - - 2
Physics
England

Physics
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (66.67%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
3 2 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) GLSL
3 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) SAS
4 1 (16.67%) Billing
4 1 (16.67%) Games
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) PhD
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (16.67%) WPF

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Base SAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (33.33%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) GLSL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PhD