The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 597 584 528
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -56
Contract jobs citing Physics 49 54 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.098% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.31% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 54
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £350 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £743
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 12
Median hourly rate - £43.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.57%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17912 17629 17157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.26% 31.98% 32.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 11597 10995 10513
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 656 693
Median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Physics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Physics Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Physics
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Physics within the UK.

Physics Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Physics
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Physics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Physics Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Physics
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Physics within the UK.

Physics Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Physics
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England -17 37 £600 +9.09% 75
London -14 22 £619 +7.60% 31
South East -15 11 £188 -58.33% 20
Scotland -11 7 £350 - 5
East Sussex - 7 - - 1
Brighton - 6 - -
Edinburgh - 6 £363 - 5
South West - 3 £400 - 4
City of London +28 2 £625 +4.16% 7
Oxfordshire +6 2 £85 - 5
Lewes - 2 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Oxford -1 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £301 -
Salisbury - 1 £400 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £301 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £290 -
Kent - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £290 -
South Wales - 1 £388 -
Yorkshire - 1 £301 -
Newport - 1 £388 -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 £388 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Physics.

1 92 (76.03%) Mathematics
2 73 (60.33%) Degree
3 40 (33.06%) C++
3 40 (33.06%) Finance
3 40 (33.06%) Computer Science
4 34 (28.10%) Python
5 29 (23.97%) Analytics
6 24 (19.83%) SQL
7 22 (18.18%) C
7 22 (18.18%) C#
7 22 (18.18%) Java
7 22 (18.18%) R
8 19 (15.70%) Banking
9 18 (14.88%) Electronics
9 18 (14.88%) Algorithms
9 18 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (14.05%) Statistics
10 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
10 17 (14.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 16 (13.22%) CAD
11 16 (13.22%) EMC
11 16 (13.22%) Schematic Capture
11 16 (13.22%) Quantitative Finance
12 15 (12.40%) Assembly Language
12 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (10.74%) PhD
14 12 (9.92%) Front Office
14 12 (9.92%) Hadoop
15 11 (9.09%) .NET
15 11 (9.09%) MATLAB

Physics
Top Related IT Skills 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 8 (6.61%) SAS
2 5 (4.13%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (4.13%) SPSS
2 3 (2.48%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.83%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) iTunes
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.65%) GitHub
4 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.83%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.92%) Hadoop
2 8 (6.61%) Big Data
3 7 (5.79%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.31%) KDB
6 3 (2.48%) Data Mining
6 3 (2.48%) GIS
7 2 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.83%) DB2
8 1 (0.83%) HBase
8 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.83%) MS Access
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.83%) QlikView
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) HP UFT
1 5 (4.13%) Selenium
2 3 (2.48%) Android Studio
2 3 (2.48%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.83%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.83%) Emacs
3 1 (0.83%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.83%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.83%) JUnit
3 1 (0.83%) Maven
3 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 40 (33.06%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Banking
3 18 (14.88%) Electronics
4 12 (9.92%) Front Office
5 10 (8.26%) Investment Banking
6 9 (7.44%) Games
7 4 (3.31%) Marketing
8 3 (2.48%) Online Betting
8 3 (2.48%) Retail
8 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.65%) Automotive
10 1 (0.83%) Avionics
10 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.83%) Military
10 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (35.54%) Developer
2 31 (25.62%) Analyst
3 22 (18.18%) Qualitative Analyst
3 22 (18.18%) Quantitative Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
4 16 (13.22%) Risk Analyst
5 15 (12.40%) Hardware Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Electronics Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Senior Electronics Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Senior Hardware Engineer
7 12 (9.92%) C++ Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Python Developer
8 9 (7.44%) Quantitative Developer
9 8 (6.61%) Data Scientist
9 8 (6.61%) Java Developer
10 7 (5.79%) Games Developer
11 6 (4.96%) C++ Games Developer
12 5 (4.13%) Banking Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 5 (4.13%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.09%) .NET
2 10 (8.26%) OpenGL
3 7 (5.79%) DirectX
3 7 (5.79%) Unreal Engine
4 6 (4.96%) AngularJS
4 6 (4.96%) HTML
4 6 (4.96%) V-Ray
5 5 (4.13%) HTML5
5 5 (4.13%) Middleware
5 5 (4.13%) MSMQ
6 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.48%) J2SE
6 3 (2.48%) OpenCL
6 3 (2.48%) React
6 3 (2.48%) XML
7 2 (1.65%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (1.65%) TensorFlow
7 2 (1.65%) Theano
7 2 (1.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 92 (76.03%) Mathematics
2 40 (33.06%) Computer Science
3 18 (14.88%) Algorithms
3 18 (14.88%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (14.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 17 (14.05%) Statistics
5 10 (8.26%) Credit Risk
6 9 (7.44%) Market Risk
7 8 (6.61%) Derivative
8 7 (5.79%) Economics
9 6 (4.96%) Animation
9 6 (4.96%) RenderMan
10 5 (4.13%) Applied Mathematics
11 4 (3.31%) Data Structures
11 4 (3.31%) Fixed Income
11 4 (3.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
12 3 (2.48%) iPad
12 3 (2.48%) iPhone
12 3 (2.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.44%) Linux
2 6 (4.96%) Android
2 6 (4.96%) Unix
3 3 (2.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (23.97%) Analytics
2 17 (14.05%) Software Engineering
3 16 (13.22%) CAD
3 16 (13.22%) Quantitative Finance
3 16 (13.22%) Schematic Capture
4 15 (12.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (8.26%) Risk Management
5 10 (8.26%) Validation
6 9 (7.44%) OO
7 8 (6.61%) Machine Learning
7 8 (6.61%) OOD
7 8 (6.61%) Predictive Analytics
8 7 (5.79%) Game Development
8 7 (5.79%) Multithreading
9 6 (4.96%) Android Development
9 6 (4.96%) ETL
10 5 (4.13%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.13%) Statistical Analysis
10 5 (4.13%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.06%) C++
2 34 (28.10%) Python
3 24 (19.83%) SQL
4 22 (18.18%) C
4 22 (18.18%) C#
4 22 (18.18%) Java
4 22 (18.18%) R
5 15 (12.40%) Assembly Language
6 11 (9.09%) MATLAB
7 8 (6.61%) VBA
8 7 (5.79%) GLSL
8 7 (5.79%) HLSL
9 5 (4.13%) Haskell
9 5 (4.13%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.48%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.48%) Ruby
10 3 (2.48%) Scala
11 2 (1.65%) Julia
12 1 (0.83%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.83%) F#
Qualifications
1 73 (60.33%) Degree
2 13 (10.74%) PhD
3 10 (8.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.61%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Firmware
2 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) EMC
2 4 (3.31%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.48%) Oracle
4 2 (1.65%) Google
4 2 (1.65%) Tableau
5 1 (0.83%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.83%) Cognos
5 1 (0.83%) HP
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.83%) Splunk
5 1 (0.83%) Teradata
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