The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Physics
England / London
Rank 369 394 357
Rank change year-on-year +25 -37  
Contract jobs citing Physics 29 37 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.15% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 43
Median daily rate £513 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.81% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £391 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £668 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16487 18855 17641
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.15% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 11864 13608 12398
Median daily rate £480 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 194 250
Median hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.44% +12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in London

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Physics in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Physics in London

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in London

Physics
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +14 15 £513 -24.07% 6
Physics
England

Physics
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 71 (95.95%) Mathematics
2 44 (59.46%) Finance
3 37 (50.00%) C#
4 32 (43.24%) Java
5 31 (41.89%) C++
5 31 (41.89%) Degree
6 27 (36.49%) Computer Science
7 23 (31.08%) Banking
8 22 (29.73%) Analytics
9 21 (28.38%) Market Risk
9 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
10 19 (25.68%) Python
10 19 (25.68%) Statistics
10 19 (25.68%) Derivative
11 17 (22.97%) WPF
11 17 (22.97%) Quantitative Finance
12 15 (20.27%) Multithreading
12 15 (20.27%) MVVM
12 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2016
12 15 (20.27%) TDD
13 14 (18.92%) Stochastic Modelling
14 12 (16.22%) Investment Banking
14 12 (16.22%) Front Office
14 12 (16.22%) PnL Attribution
15 11 (14.86%) OO
15 11 (14.86%) SQL
15 11 (14.86%) Machine Learning
15 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (13.51%) Algorithms
16 10 (13.51%) Hadoop

Physics
Top Related IT Skills in 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 8 (10.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.41%) Confluence
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SPSS
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (28.38%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (13.51%) Hadoop
4 8 (10.81%) Big Data
4 8 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
5 7 (9.46%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.76%) KDB
7 4 (5.41%) Impala
8 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
9 2 (2.70%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.70%) QlikView
9 2 (2.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.70%) Text Mining
10 1 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.46%) Subversion
3 4 (5.41%) ClearCase
3 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Appium
4 1 (1.35%) Maven
4 1 (1.35%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 44 (59.46%) Finance
2 23 (31.08%) Banking
3 12 (16.22%) Front Office
3 12 (16.22%) Investment Banking
4 7 (9.46%) Retail
5 3 (4.05%) Law
6 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 2 (2.70%) Retail Banking
6 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.70%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Billing
7 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 46 (62.16%) Developer
2 21 (28.38%) C# Developer
3 15 (20.27%) WPF Developer
4 14 (18.92%) C# WPF Developer
4 14 (18.92%) Quantitative Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Analyst
6 10 (13.51%) C++ Developer
7 9 (12.16%) .NET Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Data Scientist
7 9 (12.16%) Java Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Qualitative Analyst
7 9 (12.16%) Quantitative Analyst
7 9 (12.16%) Risk Analyst
8 8 (10.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (10.81%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 8 (10.81%) Quantitative Risk Analyst
9 7 (9.46%) Market Risk Analyst
9 7 (9.46%) Statistical Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (6.76%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) WPF
2 10 (13.51%) .NET
3 7 (9.46%) Entity Framework
4 5 (6.76%) HTML
4 5 (6.76%) JSON
5 4 (5.41%) Kafka
5 4 (5.41%) Node.js
6 3 (4.05%) CSS
6 3 (4.05%) Natural Language Processing
6 3 (4.05%) REST
6 3 (4.05%) RSS
6 3 (4.05%) Task Parallel Library
6 3 (4.05%) Web Services
6 3 (4.05%) XML
6 3 (4.05%) XSLT
7 2 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.70%) HTML5
8 1 (1.35%) Django
8 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) Computer Science
2 21 (28.38%) Market Risk
3 19 (25.68%) Derivative
4 11 (14.86%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (13.51%) Algorithms
6 8 (10.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (8.11%) Credit Risk
8 5 (6.76%) Fintech
8 5 (6.76%) Fixed Income
9 4 (5.41%) Equities
10 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
10 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
10 3 (4.05%) Web 2.0
11 2 (2.70%) OTC Derivatives
11 2 (2.70%) Social Network
12 1 (1.35%) Mainframe
12 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
12 1 (1.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) Linux
1 7 (9.46%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) CentOS
2 3 (4.05%) Ubuntu
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.70%) Unix
4 1 (1.35%) Android
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (95.95%) Mathematics
2 22 (29.73%) Analytics
3 19 (25.68%) Statistics
4 17 (22.97%) Quantitative Finance
5 15 (20.27%) Multithreading
5 15 (20.27%) MVVM
5 15 (20.27%) TDD
6 14 (18.92%) Stochastic Modelling
7 12 (16.22%) PnL Attribution
8 11 (14.86%) Machine Learning
8 11 (14.86%) OO
9 10 (13.51%) Validation
10 9 (12.16%) Data Analytics
10 9 (12.16%) OOP
11 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.46%) Risk Management
12 7 (9.46%) Statistical Analysis
13 6 (8.11%) Electronic Trading
13 6 (8.11%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 37 (50.00%) C#
2 32 (43.24%) Java
3 31 (41.89%) C++
4 19 (25.68%) Python
5 11 (14.86%) SQL
6 9 (12.16%) R
7 8 (10.81%) MATLAB
7 8 (10.81%) Scala
8 7 (9.46%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
9 6 (8.11%) VBA
10 4 (5.41%) C
11 3 (4.05%) Haskell
11 3 (4.05%) PHP
12 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.35%) Ruby
13 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (41.89%) Degree
2 10 (13.51%) PhD
3 3 (4.05%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) Basel III
2 2 (2.70%) IFRS
2 2 (2.70%) IFRS 9
2 2 (2.70%) Solvency II
3 1 (1.35%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Oozie
Vendors
1 7 (9.46%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle
2 5 (6.76%) Sybase
3 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
3 3 (4.05%) Tableau
4 2 (2.70%) Alteryx
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.35%) Google
5 1 (1.35%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.35%) webMethods
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