The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Physics 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.17% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £394 £400
% change year-on-year +14.28% -1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1961 2001 2447
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 84.27% 80.07% 79.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1153 1457
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 153 180
Median hourly rate £35.00 £27.62 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.71% -16.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £47.50 £49.25
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in the East of England

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in the East of England

Physics
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 4
Cambridgeshire - 1 £450 - 24
Essex - 1 - -
Physics
England

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 East of England region with a requirement for Physics.

1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) C
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PhD
3 2 (33.33%) Biology
3 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Informatics
4 1 (16.67%) Haskell
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (16.67%) R
4 1 (16.67%) Health Informatics
4 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
4 1 (16.67%) Big Data
4 1 (16.67%) Go
4 1 (16.67%) SABSA
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) Docker
4 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (16.67%) Mesos
4 1 (16.67%) LXC
4 1 (16.67%) Slurm Workload Manager

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (16.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Principal Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Python Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 3 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
3 2 (33.33%) Biology
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) DNA
4 1 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (16.67%) Health Informatics
4 1 (16.67%) Informatics
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) SABSA
4 1 (16.67%) SysML
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Go
3 1 (16.67%) Haskell
3 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
3 1 (16.67%) R
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (33.33%) PhD
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ECSS
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
1 1 (16.67%) KVM
1 1 (16.67%) LXC
1 1 (16.67%) Slurm Workload Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Pegasus