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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Physics
Rank - - 102
Contract jobs citing Physics 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
- +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.85% -6.66%
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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
827 774 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.22% 25.77% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 493 287
Average daily rate £375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 49 32
Average hourly rate £33.25 £24.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.54% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.00 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (40.00%) SAS
2 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
2 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (20.00%) GLSL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Games
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) WPF

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (40.00%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Base SAS
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Billing
3 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Statistical Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Time Series Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PhD