The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Physics in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Physics
Rank 482 449 531
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +82
Contract jobs citing Physics 90 117 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.23% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.86% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 79 18
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £324 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £650 £633
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+19.65% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13379 13567 14181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 25.21% 26.68% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8127 8189 8128
Average daily rate £413 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 538 612 750
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -3.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.42 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.00%

Physics
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Physics within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 July 2014.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 81 £550 - 80
London -23 56 £600 +9.09% 31
South East -1 16 £350 +11.11% 16
City of London -2 14 £650 +18.18% 16
Berkshire +3 6 £350 - 2
Reading +5 5 £350 - 1
Glasgow +3 5 £450 - 4
Scotland -14 5 £450 +300.00% 8
West Midlands - 5 - - 4
Oxfordshire - 5 £328 - 3
Coventry - 4 - -
Leeds +5 3 - -
West Yorkshire +5 3 - -
Yorkshire 0 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 £328 - 1
Surrey -6 2 - - 6
Buckinghamshire - 2 £480 - 2
Hampshire -9 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire -14 1 - -
South West -29 1 - - 7
Staines - 1 - -
Stockport - - - - 1
Sunderland - - - -
Surbiton - - - - 1
Swindon - - - - 2
Teddington - - - - 2
Tewkesbury - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Warrington - - - -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 109 (77.30%) Degree
2 107 (75.89%) Mathematics
3 96 (68.09%) Computer Science
4 57 (40.43%) C++
5 37 (26.24%) Java
6 31 (21.99%) SQL
7 30 (21.28%) PhD
8 28 (19.86%) Linux
8 28 (19.86%) Front Office
9 25 (17.73%) Finance
10 23 (16.31%) Banking
11 22 (15.60%) Software Engineering
11 22 (15.60%) Python
12 20 (14.18%) C#
13 17 (12.06%) Multithreading
13 17 (12.06%) Analytics
14 15 (10.64%) Risk Management
15 14 (9.93%) Telecoms
15 14 (9.93%) Spring
16 13 (9.22%) Change Management
17 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
17 12 (8.51%) C
17 12 (8.51%) UNIX
17 12 (8.51%) Project Management
17 12 (8.51%) Investment Banking
17 12 (8.51%) Statistics
17 12 (8.51%) Scala
18 11 (7.80%) Windows
18 11 (7.80%) ITIL
18 11 (7.80%) VBA

Physics
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (7.09%) SAS
2 6 (4.26%) Apache Pig
3 5 (3.55%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.84%) Node.js
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.71%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.84%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.42%) Simulink
2 2 (1.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.71%) Maya
3 1 (0.71%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.71%) Stateflow
3 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.13%) 4G
1 3 (2.13%) Wireless
1 3 (2.13%) 3GPP
1 3 (2.13%) DVB
1 3 (2.13%) Internet
2 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.42%) LTE
3 1 (0.71%) VSAT
3 1 (0.71%) MIMO
3 1 (0.71%) WiMAX
3 1 (0.71%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.09%) Hadoop
1 10 (7.09%) NoSQL
2 8 (5.67%) Apache Hive
2 8 (5.67%) Big Data
3 7 (4.96%) HBase
3 7 (4.96%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.84%) KDB
5 4 (2.84%) Mahout
6 3 (2.13%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.42%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (5.67%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (2.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.13%) Grunt
3 3 (2.13%) JUnit
4 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.42%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.71%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.71%) JIRA
5 1 (0.71%) Selenium
5 1 (0.71%) Subversion
5 1 (0.71%) Maven
5 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 28 (19.86%) Front Office
2 25 (17.73%) Finance
3 23 (16.31%) Banking
4 14 (9.93%) Telecoms
5 12 (8.51%) Investment Banking
6 11 (7.80%) Games
7 8 (5.67%) Electronics
7 8 (5.67%) Military
8 5 (3.55%) French Language
9 4 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.84%) Avionics
10 3 (2.13%) iGaming
10 3 (2.13%) Marketing
11 1 (0.71%) Back Office
11 1 (0.71%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.71%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (43.97%) Developer
2 17 (12.06%) Analyst
3 16 (11.35%) C++ Developer
4 15 (10.64%) Software Engineer
5 14 (9.93%) Java Developer
6 12 (8.51%) Design Engineer
6 12 (8.51%) Quantitative Developer
7 11 (7.80%) Front Office Developer
8 10 (7.09%) Quantitative Analyst
9 9 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (5.67%) Data Scientist
11 7 (4.96%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 6 (4.26%) Games Developer
13 5 (3.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 5 (3.55%) Banking Business Analyst
13 5 (3.55%) Incident Manager
13 5 (3.55%) Risk Analyst
13 5 (3.55%) Business Analyst
13 5 (3.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.93%) Spring
2 9 (6.38%) HTML
2 9 (6.38%) .NET
2 9 (6.38%) Hibernate
3 7 (4.96%) MapReduce
4 6 (4.26%) WPF
4 6 (4.26%) HTML5
5 5 (3.55%) Spring MVC
5 5 (3.55%) CSS
6 4 (2.84%) AngularJS
7 3 (2.13%) Backbone.js
7 3 (2.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 3 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.13%) Middleware
7 3 (2.13%) STL
7 3 (2.13%) XML
8 2 (1.42%) Swing
8 2 (1.42%) OpenGL
8 2 (1.42%) RESTful
8 2 (1.42%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (75.89%) Mathematics
2 96 (68.09%) Computer Science
3 12 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 12 (8.51%) Statistics
4 6 (4.26%) Chemistry
4 6 (4.26%) Human Factors
5 5 (3.55%) Fixed Income
5 5 (3.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (2.84%) DTV
6 4 (2.84%) Open Source
6 4 (2.84%) CUDA
7 3 (2.13%) Market Risk
7 3 (2.13%) Visualisation
7 3 (2.13%) Economics
8 2 (1.42%) IPTV
8 2 (1.42%) Interactive TV
8 2 (1.42%) Social Network
8 2 (1.42%) Animation
9 1 (0.71%) Xbox
9 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 28 (19.86%) Linux
2 12 (8.51%) UNIX
3 11 (7.80%) Windows
4 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.13%) Android
5 2 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.71%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.60%) Software Engineering
2 17 (12.06%) Multithreading
2 17 (12.06%) Analytics
3 15 (10.64%) Risk Management
4 13 (9.22%) Change Management
5 12 (8.51%) Project Management
6 11 (7.80%) ITIL
6 11 (7.80%) Service Management
7 9 (6.38%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.67%) MVC
8 8 (5.67%) Validation
8 8 (5.67%) Requirements Management
8 8 (5.67%) Technical Analysis
9 7 (4.96%) Machine Learning
9 7 (4.96%) OO
9 7 (4.96%) OOD
9 7 (4.96%) Workflow
10 6 (4.26%) Game Development
11 5 (3.55%) Low Latency
11 5 (3.55%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (40.43%) C++
2 37 (26.24%) Java
3 31 (21.99%) SQL
4 22 (15.60%) Python
5 20 (14.18%) C#
6 12 (8.51%) C
6 12 (8.51%) Scala
7 11 (7.80%) VBA
8 10 (7.09%) JavaScript
8 10 (7.09%) R
9 9 (6.38%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.42%) Erlang
11 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.71%) XAML
11 1 (0.71%) Fortran
11 1 (0.71%) Ada
11 1 (0.71%) Tcl
11 1 (0.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 109 (77.30%) Degree
2 30 (21.28%) PhD
3 8 (5.67%) Security Cleared
4 5 (3.55%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.84%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.71%) CIMA
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ACCA
6 1 (0.71%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) Solvency II
2 1 (0.71%) DO-160
2 1 (0.71%) HL7
2 1 (0.71%) Basel II
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.71%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 8 (5.67%) Oracle
2 4 (2.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.13%) EMC
4 2 (1.42%) Autodesk
4 2 (1.42%) Perforce
5 1 (0.71%) Splunk
5 1 (0.71%) Facebook
5 1 (0.71%) Twitter
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.71%) Google
5 1 (0.71%) SolidWorks
5 1 (0.71%) IBM
5 1 (0.71%) SAP
5 1 (0.71%) Sybase
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