The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Physics skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Physics over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Physics
South West / Bristol
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Physics 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £390 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +34.51% -7.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £43.25

Physics is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 692 702 757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 81.70% 82.11% 82.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1832 2119
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £269 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 46
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.26% +6.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £12.00 £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £44.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Bristol

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Physics in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in Bristol

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics in Bristol.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the Bristol region with a requirement for Physics.

1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (33.33%) NuGet
2 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Huawei
2 1 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (33.33%) UTRAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) NuGet
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Games
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Network Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Huawei
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle