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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 590 562 568
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +6
Contract jobs citing Physics 57 74 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.13% 0.097%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.42% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 58 27
Median daily rate £550 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £723 £633 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 10
Median hourly rate £29.81 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.48% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.65 £40.00 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.96 £40.00 £37.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.81 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-25.48% +14.28%

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
18138 17716 17503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.63% 31.72% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 11806 10730 10682
Median daily rate £425 £420 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 700 759
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.91% -11.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

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 4 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Physics within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Physics Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Physics
Top 23 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 4 May 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 -46 48 £550 - 77
London -39 30 £600 +9.09% 21
South East -4 13 £188 -58.33% 17
East Sussex - 10 - - 2
Brighton - 10 - - 1
Lewes - 9 - -
Scotland - 7 £350 - 2
Glasgow - 6 £350 - 1
City of London +38 3 £675 +10.20% 5
Oxfordshire +8 2 £85 -72.80% 5
Yorkshire -1 2 - - 3
Leeds - 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 3
East Midlands +10 1 £450 - 2
Oxford +8 1 - - 3
Warwick - 1 - -
High Wycombe - 1 £290 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £290 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 22
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 - - 1

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 111 (78.17%) Mathematics
2 75 (52.82%) Degree
3 57 (40.14%) Computer Science
4 53 (37.32%) Finance
5 40 (28.17%) C++
5 40 (28.17%) Python
6 39 (27.46%) Analytics
7 31 (21.83%) SQL
8 30 (21.13%) Banking
9 29 (20.42%) C#
10 26 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
11 25 (17.61%) R
12 24 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (14.79%) Java
13 21 (14.79%) Front Office
14 20 (14.08%) Statistics
15 19 (13.38%) Electronics
16 18 (12.68%) C
17 17 (11.97%) PhD
17 17 (11.97%) Investment Banking
17 17 (11.97%) Algorithms
18 16 (11.27%) AngularJS
18 16 (11.27%) HTML
19 15 (10.56%) .NET
19 15 (10.56%) HTML5
20 14 (9.86%) Risk Management
20 14 (9.86%) MATLAB
21 13 (9.15%) EMC
21 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
21 13 (9.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array

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 5 (3.52%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.82%) SAS
3 2 (1.41%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) SPSS
2 2 (1.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
2 2 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.41%) Simulink
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.41%) GitHub
2 2 (1.41%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.41%) Network Security
2 2 (1.41%) SAN
2 2 (1.41%) VoIP
3 1 (0.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.93%) Big Data
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.52%) Data Mining
4 5 (3.52%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
5 4 (2.82%) KDB
6 2 (1.41%) MS Access
6 2 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.70%) HBase
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (3.52%) HP UFT
1 5 (3.52%) Rational DOORS
1 5 (3.52%) Selenium
2 3 (2.11%) Android Studio
2 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.41%) Emacs
3 2 (1.41%) Protractor
4 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
4 1 (0.70%) JUnit
4 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
4 1 (0.70%) Moq
4 1 (0.70%) NUnit
4 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (37.32%) Finance
2 30 (21.13%) Banking
3 21 (14.79%) Front Office
4 19 (13.38%) Electronics
5 17 (11.97%) Investment Banking
6 9 (6.34%) Games
7 3 (2.11%) Aerospace
7 3 (2.11%) Avionics
7 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.11%) Marketing
7 3 (2.11%) Military
7 3 (2.11%) Online Betting
7 3 (2.11%) Retail
7 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.41%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.41%) Legal
8 2 (1.41%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.70%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (38.03%) Developer
2 32 (22.54%) Analyst
3 20 (14.08%) Qualitative Analyst
3 20 (14.08%) Quantitative Analyst
4 16 (11.27%) C++ Developer
4 16 (11.27%) Python Developer
5 13 (9.15%) C# Developer
5 13 (9.15%) Quantitative Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Data Scientist
6 11 (7.75%) HTML Developer
6 11 (7.75%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
6 11 (7.75%) Risk Analyst
7 10 (7.04%) Electronics Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Hardware Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 10 (7.04%) Senior Hardware Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 8 (5.63%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.93%) Games Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.27%) AngularJS
1 16 (11.27%) HTML
2 15 (10.56%) .NET
2 15 (10.56%) HTML5
3 11 (7.75%) OpenGL
4 10 (7.04%) React
5 7 (4.93%) DirectX
5 7 (4.93%) Unreal Engine
6 6 (4.23%) Middleware
6 6 (4.23%) V-Ray
6 6 (4.23%) XML
7 5 (3.52%) MSMQ
8 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (2.11%) J2SE
9 3 (2.11%) jQuery
9 3 (2.11%) OpenCL
9 3 (2.11%) WinForms
9 3 (2.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 111 (78.17%) Mathematics
2 57 (40.14%) Computer Science
3 26 (18.31%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (14.08%) Statistics
5 17 (11.97%) Algorithms
6 13 (9.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (7.75%) Fixed Income
8 10 (7.04%) Credit Risk
9 9 (6.34%) Derivative
9 9 (6.34%) Economics
10 8 (5.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 8 (5.63%) Market Risk
11 7 (4.93%) Visualisation
12 6 (4.23%) Animation
12 6 (4.23%) RenderMan
13 5 (3.52%) Chemistry
14 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
15 3 (2.11%) Applied Mathematics
15 3 (2.11%) FMCG
15 3 (2.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Linux
2 7 (4.93%) Unix
3 3 (2.11%) Android
3 3 (2.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) Analytics
2 24 (16.90%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.86%) Risk Management
4 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
4 13 (9.15%) TDD
5 12 (8.45%) Unit Testing
5 12 (8.45%) Validation
6 11 (7.75%) CAD
6 11 (7.75%) Front End Development
6 11 (7.75%) Schematic Capture
7 10 (7.04%) Data Analytics
7 10 (7.04%) OO
7 10 (7.04%) Predictive Analytics
8 9 (6.34%) Multithreading
9 8 (5.63%) Data Analysis
9 8 (5.63%) Machine Learning
9 8 (5.63%) OOD
10 7 (4.93%) Game Development
10 7 (4.93%) Risk Analytics
11 6 (4.23%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (28.17%) C++
1 40 (28.17%) Python
2 31 (21.83%) SQL
3 29 (20.42%) C#
4 25 (17.61%) R
5 21 (14.79%) Java
6 18 (12.68%) C
7 14 (9.86%) MATLAB
8 10 (7.04%) Assembly Language
8 10 (7.04%) VBA
9 7 (4.93%) GLSL
9 7 (4.93%) HLSL
9 7 (4.93%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.52%) Haskell
11 3 (2.11%) Scala
12 2 (1.41%) Julia
12 2 (1.41%) VB
12 2 (1.41%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.70%) Erlang
13 1 (0.70%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 75 (52.82%) Degree
2 17 (11.97%) PhD
3 5 (3.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.82%) Firmware
2 2 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 13 (9.15%) EMC
2 5 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.41%) Cisco
3 2 (1.41%) VMware
4 1 (0.70%) ANSYS
4 1 (0.70%) Bloomberg
4 1 (0.70%) Cognos
4 1 (0.70%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) IBM
4 1 (0.70%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle
4 1 (0.70%) Splunk
4 1 (0.70%) Tableau
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