The table below looks at the statistics for Physics skills 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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
UK
Rank 545 550 549
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Physics 49 79 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 58 44
Median daily rate £500 £525 £531
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £250 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £13.63 £38.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.82% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £42.50 -
% change year-on-year
-67.92% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37526 43083 40983
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.74% 82.84% 79.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 24906 28187 25982
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 961 1187 1087
Median hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +48.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Physics as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies 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 22 February 2017.

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 26 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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +11 44 £510 -2.85% 114
London 0 27 £550 - 49
City of London +5 13 £475 - 12
South West +16 11 £500 +2.56% 2
Wiltshire - 5 £520 - 1
Scotland +33 4 £275 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 4 £500 +25.00%
Salisbury - 4 £515 -
Angus - 3 - -
South East +10 2 £250 -20.63% 22
North West +18 1 £530 +92.72% 4
Surrey +15 1 £250 -34.21% 6
Manchester +8 1 £530 +92.72% 3
East Midlands +2 1 £375 -16.66%
West Midlands +2 1 - - 2
East of England 0 1 £305 +22.00% 32
Gaydon - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 £275 -
Warwickshire - 1 - - 1
West Sussex - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £305 - 4
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
Crawley - 1 - -
Inverness - 1 £275 -
Leatherhead - 1 £250 - 1
Leicester - 1 £375 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 108 (91.53%) Mathematics
2 62 (52.54%) Degree
3 44 (37.29%) C++
4 43 (36.44%) Java
5 40 (33.90%) Finance
6 36 (30.51%) Computer Science
7 34 (28.81%) Python
8 33 (27.97%) Statistics
9 31 (26.27%) C#
9 31 (26.27%) Algorithms
10 29 (24.58%) Software Engineering
11 28 (23.73%) SQL
12 26 (22.03%) Analytics
13 24 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (20.34%) Market Risk
13 24 (20.34%) Machine Learning
14 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
15 20 (16.95%) Hadoop
16 19 (16.10%) Derivative
16 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
17 18 (15.25%) R
17 18 (15.25%) Banking
18 17 (14.41%) Validation
18 17 (14.41%) Big Data
18 17 (14.41%) Quantitative Finance
19 16 (13.56%) Stochastic Modelling
19 16 (13.56%) MATLAB
19 16 (13.56%) OO
20 15 (12.71%) Requirements Management
21 14 (11.86%) Visualisation

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 9 (7.63%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.39%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.39%) Confluence
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.54%) Drupal
3 3 (2.54%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (2.54%) SAS
4 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Weka
2 3 (2.54%) SPSS
3 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (7.63%) Amazon S3
2 5 (4.24%) iTunes
3 3 (2.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.85%) GitHub
4 1 (0.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (16.95%) Hadoop
2 17 (14.41%) Big Data
3 13 (11.02%) Relational Database
3 13 (11.02%) SQL Server
4 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (6.78%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (5.93%) Data Mining
6 6 (5.08%) Apache Hive
6 6 (5.08%) Impala
7 4 (3.39%) KDB
7 4 (3.39%) Mahout
7 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.39%) Power BI
8 3 (2.54%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.54%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.69%) QlikView
10 1 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.85%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (6.78%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.93%) Subversion
3 5 (4.24%) JIRA
4 4 (3.39%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.85%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.85%) CMake
5 1 (0.85%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.85%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.85%) NUnit
5 1 (0.85%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 40 (33.90%) Finance
2 18 (15.25%) Banking
3 11 (9.32%) Front Office
4 9 (7.63%) Investment Banking
5 7 (5.93%) Retail
6 5 (4.24%) Marketing
7 3 (2.54%) Law
7 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.69%) Automotive
8 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 2 (1.69%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.69%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.85%) Games
9 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 50 (42.37%) Developer
2 23 (19.49%) Analyst
3 17 (14.41%) Data Scientist
4 14 (11.86%) C# Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Quantitative Developer
5 13 (11.02%) C++ Developer
6 11 (9.32%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (7.63%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) .NET Developer
8 8 (6.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (6.78%) C# WPF Developer
8 8 (6.78%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 8 (6.78%) Qualitative Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Quantitative Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Statistical Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) WPF Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.93%) Market Risk Analyst
10 6 (5.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.47%) .NET
2 9 (7.63%) HTML
3 8 (6.78%) CSS
3 8 (6.78%) JSON
3 8 (6.78%) WPF
4 6 (5.08%) Kafka
5 5 (4.24%) D3.js
5 5 (4.24%) Flash
5 5 (4.24%) REST
6 4 (3.39%) Node.js
6 4 (3.39%) NumPy
6 4 (3.39%) scikit-learn
7 3 (2.54%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.54%) jQuery
7 3 (2.54%) MLlib
7 3 (2.54%) Natural Language Processing
7 3 (2.54%) RSS
7 3 (2.54%) Task Parallel Library
7 3 (2.54%) XML
7 3 (2.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (30.51%) Computer Science
2 31 (26.27%) Algorithms
3 24 (20.34%) Market Risk
4 19 (16.10%) Analytical Skills
4 19 (16.10%) Derivative
5 8 (6.78%) Credit Risk
6 7 (5.93%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (5.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (4.24%) Data Structures
7 5 (4.24%) iPad
7 5 (4.24%) iPhone
7 5 (4.24%) Mobile App
8 4 (3.39%) Equities
8 4 (3.39%) Fixed Income
8 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.54%) Fintech
9 3 (2.54%) Web 2.0
10 2 (1.69%) OTC Derivatives
10 2 (1.69%) Social Network
11 1 (0.85%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Linux
2 5 (4.24%) Android
2 5 (4.24%) Apple iOS
2 5 (4.24%) Windows
3 4 (3.39%) CentOS
4 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
4 3 (2.54%) Unix
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (91.53%) Mathematics
2 33 (27.97%) Statistics
3 29 (24.58%) Software Engineering
4 26 (22.03%) Analytics
5 24 (20.34%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (20.34%) Machine Learning
6 17 (14.41%) Quantitative Finance
6 17 (14.41%) Validation
7 16 (13.56%) OO
7 16 (13.56%) Stochastic Modelling
8 15 (12.71%) Requirements Management
9 14 (11.86%) Visualisation
10 13 (11.02%) PnL Attribution
11 12 (10.17%) Data Visualisation
11 12 (10.17%) Statistical Analysis
12 11 (9.32%) Risk Management
12 11 (9.32%) UML
13 10 (8.47%) Multithreading
13 10 (8.47%) OOP
13 10 (8.47%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 44 (37.29%) C++
2 43 (36.44%) Java
3 34 (28.81%) Python
4 31 (26.27%) C#
5 28 (23.73%) SQL
6 18 (15.25%) R
7 16 (13.56%) MATLAB
8 13 (11.02%) C
9 11 (9.32%) JavaScript
10 7 (5.93%) Scala
10 7 (5.93%) T-SQL
11 6 (5.08%) Ruby
12 5 (4.24%) ActionScript
12 5 (4.24%) Apple Swift
12 5 (4.24%) Objective-C
13 3 (2.54%) PHP
14 2 (1.69%) Haskell
14 2 (1.69%) VBA
15 1 (0.85%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (52.54%) Degree
2 21 (17.80%) Security Cleared
3 13 (11.02%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.78%) PhD
4 8 (6.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) CCNA
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) Basel III
2 2 (1.69%) IFRS
2 2 (1.69%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.69%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.85%) ISO13485
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.39%) Kibana
1 4 (3.39%) Oozie
2 1 (0.85%) Ansible
2 1 (0.85%) Mesos
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.93%) Tableau
2 6 (5.08%) Atlassian
3 5 (4.24%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.39%) Sybase
5 3 (2.54%) Google
6 2 (1.69%) Alteryx
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.85%) Perforce
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