The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 26 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
London / City of London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 163 196
Rank change year-on-year +9 +33  
Contract jobs citing Physics 15 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.45% 0.060% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% 0.070% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 10
Median daily rate £513 £625 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £625 £573
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £625 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +14.28% -1.56%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2925 2856 4712
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.16% 85.89% 81.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2250 2341 3708
Median daily rate £500 £475 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Physics as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the City of London

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in the City of London

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the City of London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Physics in the City of London

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 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 City of London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 30 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 22 (73.33%) C#
3 21 (70.00%) Analytics
4 20 (66.67%) WPF
4 20 (66.67%) TDD
5 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
5 19 (63.33%) Multithreading
5 19 (63.33%) MVVM
5 19 (63.33%) Entity Framework
5 19 (63.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 17 (56.67%) Capital Modelling
6 17 (56.67%) MVC
7 13 (43.33%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (40.00%) Finance
9 9 (30.00%) Degree
10 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.33%) Statistics
11 4 (13.33%) Java
11 4 (13.33%) Python
12 3 (10.00%) C++
12 3 (10.00%) Banking
12 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
12 3 (10.00%) Machine Learning
13 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
13 2 (6.67%) Derivative
13 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
13 2 (6.67%) R
13 2 (6.67%) Front Office

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) GitHub
1 1 (3.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server
1 19 (63.33%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Front Office
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 19 (63.33%) WPF Developer
3 13 (43.33%) C# Developer
3 13 (43.33%) C# WPF Developer
4 11 (36.67%) UI Developer
5 8 (26.67%) C# Pricing Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Data Scientist
7 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Quantitative Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Front Office Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Java Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) WPF
2 19 (63.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.33%) .NET
3 1 (3.33%) CSS
3 1 (3.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.33%) HTML
3 1 (3.33%) JSON
3 1 (3.33%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (3.33%) NumPy
3 1 (3.33%) OpenMP
3 1 (3.33%) Pandas
3 1 (3.33%) RSS
3 1 (3.33%) scikit-learn
3 1 (3.33%) WCF
3 1 (3.33%) XML
3 1 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (43.33%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (26.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.67%) Derivative
4 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.33%) Equities
4 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Market Risk
4 1 (3.33%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.33%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) CentOS
2 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 21 (70.00%) Analytics
3 20 (66.67%) TDD
4 19 (63.33%) Multithreading
4 19 (63.33%) MVVM
5 17 (56.67%) Capital Modelling
5 17 (56.67%) MVC
6 4 (13.33%) Statistics
7 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (10.00%) Machine Learning
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
9 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.33%) Data Visualisation
9 1 (3.33%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (3.33%) Monte Carlo Method
9 1 (3.33%) Release Management
9 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) Java
2 4 (13.33%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (6.67%) R
5 1 (3.33%) C
5 1 (3.33%) Haskell
5 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.33%) Scala
5 1 (3.33%) SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (6.67%) PhD
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
1 1 (3.33%) Google
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (3.33%) Tableau
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