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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
UK
Rank 527 543 534
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -9
Contract jobs citing Physics 73 75 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.50% 0.45% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 57 49
Median daily rate £525 £575 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.69% +17.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £825 £780 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £495 £338 £390
% change year-on-year
+46.66% -13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.63 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.65% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.63 £38.75 -
% change year-on-year
-64.82% -

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
14619 16773 15757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.60% 32.98% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 9338 10626 9901
Median daily rate £445 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 548 704 641
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.32% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +22.85%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +21 68 £533 -7.39% 149
London +8 45 £613 -5.76% 48
City of London -1 17 £525 +10.52% 11
South West +20 12 £500 -13.04% 5
East of England +5 5 £298 +8.18% 49
Wiltshire - 5 £520 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £500 - 2
Scotland - 4 - - 2
Angus - 4 - -
Salisbury - 4 £515 -
South East +17 3 £250 -23.07% 28
Cambridgeshire +4 3 - - 34
Surrey +20 2 £250 -34.21% 14
East Midlands +4 2 £375 +57.89% 1
Leatherhead - 2 £250 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £298 - 11
West Midlands -3 1 - - 2
Warwickshire -4 1 - - 2
Gaydon - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £650 -
West Sussex - 1 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £375 - 1
Lincoln - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £375 - 1
Crawley - 1 £400 -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 122 (90.37%) Mathematics
2 78 (57.78%) Degree
3 48 (35.56%) C++
3 48 (35.56%) Java
4 47 (34.81%) Computer Science
5 46 (34.07%) Finance
6 40 (29.63%) Statistics
7 38 (28.15%) Python
8 37 (27.41%) Algorithms
9 36 (26.67%) SQL
10 35 (25.93%) C#
11 32 (23.70%) Analytics
12 31 (22.96%) Software Engineering
13 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
14 28 (20.74%) Machine Learning
14 28 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (18.52%) Market Risk
16 24 (17.78%) Hadoop
17 23 (17.04%) Security Cleared
18 21 (15.56%) Visualisation
18 21 (15.56%) R
18 21 (15.56%) MATLAB
18 21 (15.56%) Big Data
19 20 (14.81%) Validation
19 20 (14.81%) Derivative
20 19 (14.07%) Banking
21 18 (13.33%) OO
22 17 (12.59%) Requirements Management
22 17 (12.59%) Relational Database
22 17 (12.59%) Quantitative Finance

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 (7.41%) Apache Spark
2 7 (5.19%) SAS
3 4 (2.96%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.96%) Confluence
3 4 (2.96%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.22%) Drupal
5 1 (0.74%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Weka
2 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.22%) SPSS
3 2 (1.48%) MS Office
4 1 (0.74%) Simulink
4 1 (0.74%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 5 (3.70%) iTunes
3 4 (2.96%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.48%) GitHub
5 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.74%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) Internet
2 1 (0.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (17.78%) Hadoop
2 21 (15.56%) Big Data
3 17 (12.59%) Relational Database
4 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 9 (6.67%) Data Mining
6 8 (5.93%) Apache Hive
6 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (4.44%) Mahout
8 5 (3.70%) Impala
8 5 (3.70%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.96%) KDB
9 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.96%) Power BI
10 3 (2.22%) HBase
10 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.22%) Text Mining
11 2 (1.48%) QlikView
12 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.19%) Subversion
3 5 (3.70%) JIRA
4 4 (2.96%) ClearCase
4 4 (2.96%) NUnit
5 3 (2.22%) Moq
6 2 (1.48%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.74%) CMake
7 1 (0.74%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.74%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 46 (34.07%) Finance
2 19 (14.07%) Banking
3 11 (8.15%) Front Office
4 10 (7.41%) Marketing
5 9 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 8 (5.93%) Retail
7 4 (2.96%) Legal
8 3 (2.22%) Automotive
8 3 (2.22%) Law
8 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.48%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.48%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (40.74%) Developer
2 29 (21.48%) Analyst
3 20 (14.81%) Data Scientist
4 14 (10.37%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.37%) Quantitative Developer
5 12 (8.89%) C++ Developer
5 12 (8.89%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (8.15%) .NET Developer
7 9 (6.67%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.93%) C# WPF Developer
8 8 (5.93%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Java Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Qualitative Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Quantitative Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.93%) Statistical Analyst
8 8 (5.93%) WPF Developer
9 7 (5.19%) Market Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.63%) .NET
2 11 (8.15%) WPF
3 9 (6.67%) HTML
4 8 (5.93%) CSS
4 8 (5.93%) JSON
5 6 (4.44%) D3.js
5 6 (4.44%) XML
6 5 (3.70%) Flash
6 5 (3.70%) Kafka
6 5 (3.70%) REST
7 4 (2.96%) jQuery
7 4 (2.96%) Node.js
7 4 (2.96%) NumPy
7 4 (2.96%) scikit-learn
8 3 (2.22%) AngularJS
8 3 (2.22%) LINQ
8 3 (2.22%) MLlib
8 3 (2.22%) Pandas
8 3 (2.22%) Task Parallel Library
8 3 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 122 (90.37%) Mathematics
2 47 (34.81%) Computer Science
3 40 (29.63%) Statistics
4 37 (27.41%) Algorithms
5 28 (20.74%) Analytical Skills
6 25 (18.52%) Market Risk
7 21 (15.56%) Visualisation
8 20 (14.81%) Derivative
9 12 (8.89%) Credit Risk
10 7 (5.19%) Economics
10 7 (5.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (4.44%) Applied Mathematics
11 6 (4.44%) Neural Network
12 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
12 5 (3.70%) iPad
12 5 (3.70%) iPhone
12 5 (3.70%) Management Information System
12 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
13 4 (2.96%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.19%) Linux
2 6 (4.44%) Windows
3 5 (3.70%) Android
3 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.96%) CentOS
5 3 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (23.70%) Analytics
2 31 (22.96%) Software Engineering
3 30 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (20.74%) Machine Learning
5 20 (14.81%) Validation
6 18 (13.33%) OO
7 17 (12.59%) Quantitative Finance
7 17 (12.59%) Requirements Management
8 16 (11.85%) Data Visualisation
8 16 (11.85%) Stochastic Modelling
9 13 (9.63%) PnL Attribution
9 13 (9.63%) Risk Management
9 13 (9.63%) UML
10 12 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (8.89%) Statistical Analysis
11 11 (8.15%) TDD
12 10 (7.41%) Data Analytics
12 10 (7.41%) Multithreading
12 10 (7.41%) OOP
13 9 (6.67%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.56%) C++
1 48 (35.56%) Java
2 38 (28.15%) Python
3 36 (26.67%) SQL
4 35 (25.93%) C#
5 21 (15.56%) MATLAB
5 21 (15.56%) R
6 13 (9.63%) C
7 12 (8.89%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.41%) Scala
9 7 (5.19%) T-SQL
10 6 (4.44%) Ruby
11 5 (3.70%) ActionScript
11 5 (3.70%) Apple Swift
11 5 (3.70%) Objective-C
12 3 (2.22%) PHP
12 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
12 3 (2.22%) VBA
13 2 (1.48%) Haskell
14 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 78 (57.78%) Degree
2 23 (17.04%) Security Cleared
3 14 (10.37%) DV Cleared
4 12 (8.89%) PhD
5 9 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) CCNA
6 1 (0.74%) CCNP
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.19%) QA
2 2 (1.48%) Basel III
2 2 (1.48%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.96%) Kibana
2 3 (2.22%) Oozie
3 1 (0.74%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (7.41%) Tableau
2 6 (4.44%) Atlassian
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Sybase
4 4 (2.96%) Google
4 4 (2.96%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.48%) Alteryx
6 1 (0.74%) Cisco
6 1 (0.74%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.74%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.74%) Perforce
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Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salt
Rate: £0.00 - £550.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £900 - £1000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago