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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Physics
Rank 577 579 571
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing Physics 57 85 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.45% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 60 40
Median daily rate £375 £500 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £299 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £655 £653 £728
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £36.63
% change year-on-year
- -4.43%

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
17813 18953 18515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.49% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11509 11900 11078
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 765 780
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.44 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

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 27 August 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 30 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 27 August 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 -8 50 £365 -30.47% 82
London -17 30 £450 -25.00% 22
City of London +19 8 £349 -43.06% 5
South East +9 6 £375 - 29
East of England +24 4 £340 - 19
Scotland +12 4 £125 - 1
South West +9 4 - - 5
Edinburgh +9 4 £125 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £340 - 4
Gloucestershire +9 3 - - 2
Manchester - 3 £350 - 3
North West - 3 £350 - 4
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 -
Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Leeds - 2 £375 -
East Sussex - 2 - - 1
Bromley - 2 £135 -
Berkshire +8 1 - - 6
West Midlands -33 1 £238 -44.11% 1
Wales - 1 £388 - 2
South Wales - 1 £388 - 2
Kent - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £375 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
Warwickshire - 1 £238 -
Lewes - 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 3
Newport - 1 £388 -
Oxford - 1 - -

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 88 (80.73%) Mathematics
2 68 (62.39%) Degree
3 43 (39.45%) Computer Science
4 32 (29.36%) Python
5 30 (27.52%) C++
5 30 (27.52%) Finance
5 30 (27.52%) Statistics
5 30 (27.52%) R
6 26 (23.85%) SQL
7 25 (22.94%) Analytics
8 22 (20.18%) Algorithms
9 21 (19.27%) C#
10 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (17.43%) Java
12 18 (16.51%) C
12 18 (16.51%) MATLAB
12 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (14.68%) PhD
13 16 (14.68%) Credit Risk
14 15 (13.76%) Machine Learning
14 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.84%) Hadoop
16 13 (11.93%) Big Data
17 12 (11.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 12 (11.01%) Banking
17 12 (11.01%) Electronics
17 12 (11.01%) CAD
17 12 (11.01%) SAS
17 12 (11.01%) EMC
17 12 (11.01%) Assembly Language

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 12 (11.01%) SAS
2 4 (3.67%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.83%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.75%) SPSS
3 1 (0.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.92%) Simulink
3 1 (0.92%) Stateflow
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (3.67%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.75%) GitHub
2 3 (2.75%) iTunes
3 1 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) Hadoop
2 13 (11.93%) Big Data
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server
4 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.59%) Data Mining
5 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.75%) Apache Hive
6 3 (2.75%) GIS
6 3 (2.75%) KDB
7 2 (1.83%) HBase
7 2 (1.83%) Mahout
7 2 (1.83%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.92%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.92%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.92%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.92%) QlikView
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Moq
1 3 (2.75%) NUnit
1 3 (2.75%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.92%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.92%) IntelliJ
2 1 (0.92%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 30 (27.52%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
2 12 (11.01%) Electronics
3 8 (7.34%) Games
3 8 (7.34%) Marketing
4 3 (2.75%) Automotive
4 3 (2.75%) Front Office
4 3 (2.75%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Legal
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
6 1 (0.92%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.92%) Avionics
6 1 (0.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (29.36%) Developer
2 25 (22.94%) Analyst
3 12 (11.01%) Data Scientist
3 12 (11.01%) Hardware Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Electronics Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Qualitative Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Quantitative Analyst
4 11 (10.09%) Senior Electronics Engineer
4 11 (10.09%) Senior Hardware Engineer
5 8 (7.34%) Python Developer
5 8 (7.34%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
5 8 (7.34%) Risk Analyst
6 7 (6.42%) Java Developer
7 6 (5.50%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.50%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Consultant
8 5 (4.59%) Games Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Market Risk Analyst
8 5 (4.59%) Senior Developer
8 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.34%) .NET
2 5 (4.59%) DirectX
2 5 (4.59%) OpenGL
2 5 (4.59%) Unreal Engine
2 5 (4.59%) WPF
3 4 (3.67%) V-Ray
4 3 (2.75%) J2SE
4 3 (2.75%) LINQ
4 3 (2.75%) WCF
4 3 (2.75%) WinForms
4 3 (2.75%) XML
5 2 (1.83%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.83%) Cascading
5 2 (1.83%) Highcharts JS
5 2 (1.83%) HTML
5 2 (1.83%) HTML5
5 2 (1.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 88 (80.73%) Mathematics
2 43 (39.45%) Computer Science
3 30 (27.52%) Statistics
4 22 (20.18%) Algorithms
5 18 (16.51%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (14.68%) Credit Risk
7 12 (11.01%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (10.09%) Market Risk
8 11 (10.09%) Visualisation
9 10 (9.17%) Economics
10 5 (4.59%) Applied Mathematics
10 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
11 4 (3.67%) Animation
11 4 (3.67%) Derivative
11 4 (3.67%) RenderMan
12 3 (2.75%) Chemistry
12 3 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (2.75%) iPad
12 3 (2.75%) iPhone
12 3 (2.75%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.75%) Android
1 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
1 3 (2.75%) Unix
1 3 (2.75%) Windows
2 2 (1.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.94%) Analytics
2 20 (18.35%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.76%) Machine Learning
3 15 (13.76%) Software Engineering
4 12 (11.01%) CAD
4 12 (11.01%) Schematic Capture
5 10 (9.17%) Quantitative Finance
5 10 (9.17%) Validation
6 9 (8.26%) Credit Risk Modelling
7 8 (7.34%) Data Visualisation
8 7 (6.42%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (6.42%) OOD
8 7 (6.42%) Predictive Analytics
8 7 (6.42%) UML
8 7 (6.42%) Web Analytics
9 6 (5.50%) Game Development
9 6 (5.50%) OO
10 5 (4.59%) Change Management
10 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.36%) Python
2 30 (27.52%) C++
2 30 (27.52%) R
3 26 (23.85%) SQL
4 21 (19.27%) C#
5 19 (17.43%) Java
6 18 (16.51%) C
6 18 (16.51%) MATLAB
7 12 (11.01%) Assembly Language
8 8 (7.34%) VBA
9 5 (4.59%) GLSL
9 5 (4.59%) HLSL
9 5 (4.59%) Scala
10 4 (3.67%) Haskell
10 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.75%) Objective-C
11 3 (2.75%) Ruby
11 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.83%) Julia
13 1 (0.92%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 68 (62.39%) Degree
2 16 (14.68%) PhD
3 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
4 9 (8.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (11.01%) EMC
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.50%) Tableau
4 4 (3.67%) Google
5 2 (1.83%) Oracle
6 1 (0.92%) HP
6 1 (0.92%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.92%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.92%) Sybase
6 1 (0.92%) Teradata
6 1 (0.92%) TIBCO
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