The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
UK / England
Rank 534 554 531
Rank change year-on-year +20 -23  
Contract jobs citing Physics 49 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 53
Median daily rate £506 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.95% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £655 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 £31.06 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.49% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year -37.50% -  

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 England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 34806 40518 38294
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 83.27% 82.93% 80.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 23035 26911 24118
Median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 869 1000 1121
Median hourly rate £35.75 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in England

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Physics in England

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in England

Physics
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
London +20 29 £513 -6.81% 37
South East +20 11 £355 +17.35% 16
South West +1 6 £500 +25.00% 8
East of England -2 2 - - 31
North West - 1 £530 - 4
Physics
UK

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 England region with a requirement for Physics.

1 107 (87.70%) Mathematics
2 62 (50.82%) Degree
3 46 (37.70%) Java
4 45 (36.89%) Finance
5 44 (36.07%) C++
6 43 (35.25%) Computer Science
7 41 (33.61%) C#
8 27 (22.13%) Python
8 27 (22.13%) Statistics
9 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (19.67%) Analytics
11 23 (18.85%) Banking
11 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
12 21 (17.21%) Software Engineering
12 21 (17.21%) Market Risk
12 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
13 19 (15.57%) Hadoop
13 19 (15.57%) Derivative
13 19 (15.57%) Big Data
14 18 (14.75%) Machine Learning
14 18 (14.75%) Algorithms
14 18 (14.75%) Validation
14 18 (14.75%) SQL
15 17 (13.93%) WPF
15 17 (13.93%) Quantitative Finance
16 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (13.11%) R
16 16 (13.11%) TDD
16 16 (13.11%) C
17 15 (12.30%) Requirements Management

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (6.56%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.28%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.28%) Confluence
2 4 (3.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) Drupal
4 2 (1.64%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (4.10%) MS Office
2 4 (3.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) Weka
3 3 (2.46%) MS Project
3 3 (2.46%) SPSS
4 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.82%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.64%) Wireless
3 1 (0.82%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.82%) Firewall
3 1 (0.82%) Internet
3 1 (0.82%) LTE
3 1 (0.82%) NAS
3 1 (0.82%) Network Security
3 1 (0.82%) NFC
3 1 (0.82%) RFID
3 1 (0.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (15.57%) Big Data
2 19 (15.57%) Hadoop
3 15 (12.30%) Relational Database
3 15 (12.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 8 (6.56%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (4.92%) Data Mining
6 5 (4.10%) KDB
6 5 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.28%) Apache Hive
7 4 (3.28%) Impala
7 4 (3.28%) Mahout
7 4 (3.28%) NoSQL
7 4 (3.28%) Power BI
8 3 (2.46%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.46%) Text Mining
9 2 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (1.64%) Neo4j
9 2 (1.64%) QlikView
9 2 (1.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.38%) Subversion
2 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.92%) JIRA
4 5 (4.10%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.28%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.82%) Appium
6 1 (0.82%) Maven
6 1 (0.82%) NUnit
6 1 (0.82%) Selenium
6 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.82%) WebDriver
General
1 45 (36.89%) Finance
2 23 (18.85%) Banking
3 12 (9.84%) Front Office
3 12 (9.84%) Investment Banking
4 7 (5.74%) Retail
5 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.46%) Law
6 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 2 (1.64%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.64%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Automotive
7 1 (0.82%) Billing
7 1 (0.82%) Games
7 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (44.26%) Developer
2 22 (18.03%) C# Developer
3 15 (12.30%) Analyst
3 15 (12.30%) WPF Developer
4 14 (11.48%) C# WPF Developer
4 14 (11.48%) Quantitative Developer
5 13 (10.66%) Data Scientist
6 11 (9.02%) C++ Developer
6 11 (9.02%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (8.20%) .NET Developer
8 9 (7.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (7.38%) Java Developer
8 9 (7.38%) Qualitative Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Quantitative Analyst
8 9 (7.38%) Risk Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 8 (6.56%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
9 8 (6.56%) Statistical Analyst
10 7 (5.74%) Market Risk Analyst
11 5 (4.10%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.93%) WPF
2 12 (9.84%) .NET
3 9 (7.38%) HTML
4 8 (6.56%) JSON
5 7 (5.74%) Entity Framework
6 6 (4.92%) CSS
6 6 (4.92%) REST
7 5 (4.10%) AngularJS
7 5 (4.10%) D3.js
8 4 (3.28%) Kafka
8 4 (3.28%) Node.js
8 4 (3.28%) NumPy
8 4 (3.28%) scikit-learn
9 3 (2.46%) HTML5
9 3 (2.46%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (2.46%) RSS
9 3 (2.46%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (2.46%) Web Services
9 3 (2.46%) XML
9 3 (2.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (35.25%) Computer Science
2 21 (17.21%) Market Risk
3 19 (15.57%) Derivative
4 18 (14.75%) Algorithms
5 16 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (6.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (5.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 6 (4.92%) Credit Risk
9 5 (4.10%) Fintech
9 5 (4.10%) Fixed Income
10 4 (3.28%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.28%) Equities
10 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
11 3 (2.46%) Web 2.0
12 2 (1.64%) e-Health
12 2 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
12 2 (1.64%) Social Network
13 1 (0.82%) Animation
13 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.02%) Linux
2 10 (8.20%) Windows
3 5 (4.10%) Unix
4 4 (3.28%) CentOS
5 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.82%) Android
6 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (87.70%) Mathematics
2 27 (22.13%) Statistics
3 25 (20.49%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (19.67%) Analytics
5 21 (17.21%) Software Engineering
6 18 (14.75%) Machine Learning
6 18 (14.75%) Validation
7 17 (13.93%) Quantitative Finance
8 16 (13.11%) TDD
9 15 (12.30%) Multithreading
9 15 (12.30%) MVVM
9 15 (12.30%) Requirements Management
10 14 (11.48%) Stochastic Modelling
11 12 (9.84%) OO
11 12 (9.84%) PnL Attribution
12 11 (9.02%) Statistical Analysis
13 10 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (7.38%) OOP
14 9 (7.38%) UML
14 9 (7.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.70%) Java
2 44 (36.07%) C++
3 41 (33.61%) C#
4 27 (22.13%) Python
5 18 (14.75%) SQL
6 16 (13.11%) C
6 16 (13.11%) R
7 14 (11.48%) MATLAB
8 10 (8.20%) JavaScript
9 9 (7.38%) Scala
10 7 (5.74%) T-SQL
11 6 (4.92%) VBA
12 5 (4.10%) Haskell
13 3 (2.46%) PHP
13 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.46%) Ruby
14 2 (1.64%) Go
14 2 (1.64%) Perl
14 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (50.82%) Degree
2 21 (17.21%) Security Cleared
3 13 (10.66%) DV Cleared
4 11 (9.02%) PhD
5 8 (6.56%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.64%) CISA
6 2 (1.64%) CISM
6 2 (1.64%) CISSP
6 2 (1.64%) GSEC
7 1 (0.82%) CCNA
7 1 (0.82%) CCNP
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.82%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) Basel III
2 2 (1.64%) IFRS
2 2 (1.64%) IFRS 9
2 2 (1.64%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.64%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.10%) Docker
2 2 (1.64%) KVM
2 2 (1.64%) LXC
2 2 (1.64%) Xen
3 1 (0.82%) Slurm Workload Manager
3 1 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.82%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (0.82%) vSphere
3 1 (0.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.28%) Kibana
1 4 (3.28%) Oozie
2 1 (0.82%) Ansible
2 1 (0.82%) Mesos
2 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (5.74%) Atlassian
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) Oracle
2 5 (4.10%) Sybase
3 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.46%) Tableau
5 2 (1.64%) Alteryx
5 2 (1.64%) EMC
6 1 (0.82%) Cisco
6 1 (0.82%) Citrix
6 1 (0.82%) Google
6 1 (0.82%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.82%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.82%) Perforce
6 1 (0.82%) VMware
6 1 (0.82%) webMethods
Salford, Lancashire
BBC Research & Development
Posted: 7 days ago
Saffron Walden, Essex
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 9 days ago
Camborne, Cornwall
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 22 days ago