Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 188 202
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14 +20
Contract jobs citing Physics 20 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.39% 0.21% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.25% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
East of England median daily rate £334 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.49% -14.00% -
10th Percentile £233 £289 £268
90th Percentile £428 £348 £425
England median daily rate £600 £475 £575
% change year-on-year +26.32% -17.39% -2.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 - -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.39% -58.83% -11.76%

Physics is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4269 3972 4677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.73% 81.44% 78.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2462 2303 2727
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £234
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 260 323 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +35.45% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.52 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in the East of England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -6 16 £334 - 32
Suffolk - 3 - -
Hertfordshire -12 1 - - 5
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 8 (40.00%) CAD
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Validation
3 6 (30.00%) Statistics
3 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 5 (25.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) C++
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) Perl
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
6 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
6 3 (15.00%) Windows
6 3 (15.00%) Electronics
6 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (15.00%) Chemistry
6 3 (15.00%) Biology
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (15.00%) Linux Kernel Development
7 2 (10.00%) Computational Biology
7 2 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Electronics
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analogue Design Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Analogue Layout Engineer
1 8 (40.00%) Design Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Analogue Design Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Design Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Process Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) CAD
2 6 (30.00%) Mathematics
2 6 (30.00%) Statistics
2 6 (30.00%) Validation
3 3 (15.00%) Biology
3 3 (15.00%) Chemistry
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Kernel Development
3 3 (15.00%) Six Sigma
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.00%) Bioinformatics
4 2 (10.00%) Computational Biology
4 2 (10.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) DNA
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Machine Learning
5 1 (5.00%) Pattern Matching
5 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) AWK
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) R
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
3 1 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ECSS