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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 615 590 543
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -47
Contract jobs citing Physics 46 59 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 59
Median daily rate £388 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £301 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £46.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +32.85%

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
18069 18495 17739
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.55% 32.39% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 11673 11639 10730
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 £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £612 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 736 705
Median hourly rate £20.78 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.36% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+16.21% -9.75%

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 29 July 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 27 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 29 July 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 -18 36 £375 -37.50% 93
London -14 18 £525 -16.00% 37
South East +6 10 £290 - 18
Scotland +7 6 £363 -
Edinburgh - 6 £363 -
East Sussex - 5 - - 2
South West -2 4 £400 - 4
Brighton - 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire +2 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 4
Leeds - 3 £338 - 1
West Yorkshire - 3 £338 - 4
City of London +35 2 £455 -27.20% 12
Oxfordshire +2 2 £85 - 1
Oxford -7 1 - - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £290 -
Lewes - 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £290 -
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 £388 -
East of England - 1 £300 - 19
Salisbury - 1 £400 -
Newport - 1 £388 -
Wiltshire - 1 £400 - 1
Wales - 1 £388 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £300 - 2

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (76.85%) Mathematics
2 63 (58.33%) Degree
3 38 (35.19%) Computer Science
3 38 (35.19%) C++
4 32 (29.63%) Finance
5 31 (28.70%) Python
6 28 (25.93%) Analytics
7 27 (25.00%) R
8 25 (23.15%) Statistics
9 22 (20.37%) C
10 20 (18.52%) C#
10 20 (18.52%) SQL
10 20 (18.52%) Algorithms
11 19 (17.59%) Java
12 17 (15.74%) PhD
12 17 (15.74%) MATLAB
13 16 (14.81%) Schematic Capture
13 16 (14.81%) CAD
13 16 (14.81%) EMC
13 16 (14.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 15 (13.89%) Assembly Language
14 15 (13.89%) Electronics
14 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (12.96%) Quantitative Finance
15 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (12.96%) Banking
15 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
16 13 (12.04%) Hadoop
17 12 (11.11%) Credit Risk
18 11 (10.19%) Validation

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 10 (9.26%) SAS
2 6 (5.56%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) SPSS
2 3 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
2 3 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.78%) iTunes
3 2 (1.85%) GitHub
3 2 (1.85%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Network Security
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.04%) Hadoop
2 10 (9.26%) Big Data
3 7 (6.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.56%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.70%) KDB
6 3 (2.78%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.78%) GIS
6 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.85%) HBase
7 2 (1.85%) Mahout
7 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.93%) QlikView
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.85%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.85%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.93%) IntelliJ
3 1 (0.93%) JUnit
3 1 (0.93%) Maven
3 1 (0.93%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 32 (29.63%) Finance
2 15 (13.89%) Electronics
3 14 (12.96%) Banking
4 11 (10.19%) Games
5 6 (5.56%) Marketing
6 5 (4.63%) Front Office
6 5 (4.63%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.85%) Automotive
7 2 (1.85%) Online Betting
7 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.93%) Avionics
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Military
8 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (31.48%) Developer
2 26 (24.07%) Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Qualitative Analyst
3 17 (15.74%) Quantitative Analyst
4 15 (13.89%) Hardware Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Electronics Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Senior Electronics Engineer
5 14 (12.96%) Senior Hardware Engineer
6 12 (11.11%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 12 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
7 10 (9.26%) C++ Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Data Scientist
9 8 (7.41%) Java Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Games Developer
10 7 (6.48%) Quantitative Developer
11 6 (5.56%) C++ Games Developer
11 6 (5.56%) Python Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Market Risk Analyst
12 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
12 5 (4.63%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) .NET
2 7 (6.48%) DirectX
2 7 (6.48%) OpenGL
2 7 (6.48%) Unreal Engine
3 6 (5.56%) V-Ray
4 4 (3.70%) Middleware
5 3 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.78%) J2SE
6 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.85%) Cascading
6 2 (1.85%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (1.85%) HTML
6 2 (1.85%) HTML5
6 2 (1.85%) MSMQ
6 2 (1.85%) RESTful
6 2 (1.85%) TensorFlow
6 2 (1.85%) Theano
6 2 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (76.85%) Mathematics
2 38 (35.19%) Computer Science
3 25 (23.15%) Statistics
4 20 (18.52%) Algorithms
5 16 (14.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 15 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (11.11%) Credit Risk
8 9 (8.33%) Market Risk
9 6 (5.56%) Animation
9 6 (5.56%) Economics
9 6 (5.56%) RenderMan
10 5 (4.63%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (4.63%) Derivative
11 4 (3.70%) Data Structures
11 4 (3.70%) Mobile App
11 4 (3.70%) Visualisation
12 3 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (2.78%) iPad
12 3 (2.78%) iPhone
13 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.56%) Linux
2 4 (3.70%) Unix
3 3 (2.78%) Android
3 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.93%) Analytics
2 16 (14.81%) CAD
2 16 (14.81%) Schematic Capture
3 14 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (12.96%) Quantitative Finance
3 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
4 11 (10.19%) Machine Learning
4 11 (10.19%) Validation
5 8 (7.41%) Credit Risk Modelling
5 8 (7.41%) Game Development
5 8 (7.41%) OOD
5 8 (7.41%) Predictive Analytics
6 6 (5.56%) OO
7 5 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.63%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.70%) Change Management
8 4 (3.70%) ETL
8 4 (3.70%) Requirements Management
8 4 (3.70%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (3.70%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.19%) C++
2 31 (28.70%) Python
3 27 (25.00%) R
4 22 (20.37%) C
5 20 (18.52%) C#
5 20 (18.52%) SQL
6 19 (17.59%) Java
7 17 (15.74%) MATLAB
8 15 (13.89%) Assembly Language
9 8 (7.41%) VBA
10 7 (6.48%) GLSL
10 7 (6.48%) HLSL
11 5 (4.63%) Haskell
11 5 (4.63%) Scala
12 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.78%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.78%) Ruby
13 2 (1.85%) Julia
14 1 (0.93%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (58.33%) Degree
2 17 (15.74%) PhD
3 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 8 (7.41%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) EMC
2 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.78%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Tableau
4 2 (1.85%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.93%) Teradata
5 1 (0.93%) TIBCO
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