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 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 / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 375 397 410
Rank change year-on-year +22 +13  
Contract jobs citing Physics 49 21 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.24% 0.098% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.12% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 24
Median daily rate £538 £625 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.00% +6.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £458 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £683 £750 £710
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 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 17979 18242 19175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 86.61% 85.33% 82.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12883 13341 13612
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £630 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 156 254
Median hourly rate £26.50 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.19% -4.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £46.00 £55.40
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 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 26 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 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
City of London +9 15 £513 -18.00% 12
Greenford - 1 £344 -
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 London region with a requirement for Physics.

1 72 (92.31%) Mathematics
2 43 (55.13%) Degree
3 41 (52.56%) Computer Science
4 35 (44.87%) C#
5 33 (42.31%) Finance
6 28 (35.90%) Analytics
7 27 (34.62%) Python
8 26 (33.33%) Java
9 23 (29.49%) C++
9 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
10 22 (28.21%) WPF
11 21 (26.92%) Multithreading
11 21 (26.92%) TDD
12 19 (24.36%) Banking
12 19 (24.36%) MVVM
12 19 (24.36%) Entity Framework
12 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2016
13 17 (21.79%) Capital Modelling
13 17 (21.79%) MVC
13 17 (21.79%) PhD
14 14 (17.95%) Machine Learning
14 14 (17.95%) Statistics
14 14 (17.95%) OOP
14 14 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
15 13 (16.67%) OO
16 12 (15.38%) R
17 11 (14.10%) Market Risk
17 11 (14.10%) Numerate Degree
18 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (12.82%) Investment Banking

Physics
Co-occurring 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 4 (5.13%) Apache
1 4 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.28%) Confluence
3 1 (1.28%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Loan IQ
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.56%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) DNS
1 4 (5.13%) Firewall
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
1 4 (5.13%) tcpdump
1 4 (5.13%) VPN
1 4 (5.13%) Wireshark
2 3 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) Network Security
3 1 (1.28%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.49%) SQL Server
2 19 (24.36%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 6 (7.69%) NoSQL
4 5 (6.41%) MongoDB
5 4 (5.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (5.13%) MySQL
6 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.56%) Big Data
7 2 (2.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.28%) DB2
8 1 (1.28%) GIS
8 1 (1.28%) Impala
8 1 (1.28%) KDB
8 1 (1.28%) QGIS
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) Maven
2 6 (7.69%) Subversion
3 5 (6.41%) Ant
4 4 (5.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.28%) Appium
5 1 (1.28%) JIRA
5 1 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.28%) Selenium
5 1 (1.28%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.28%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
General
1 33 (42.31%) Finance
2 19 (24.36%) Banking
3 10 (12.82%) Front Office
3 10 (12.82%) Investment Banking
4 3 (3.85%) Law
5 2 (2.56%) Billing
5 2 (2.56%) Marketing
6 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.28%) Games
6 1 (1.28%) Military
6 1 (1.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (61.54%) Developer
2 19 (24.36%) WPF Developer
3 16 (20.51%) C# Developer
3 16 (20.51%) Quantitative Developer
4 15 (19.23%) Data Scientist
5 13 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 11 (14.10%) UI Developer
7 10 (12.82%) C++ Developer
7 10 (12.82%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 8 (10.26%) C# Pricing Developer
8 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.69%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) Credit Risk C++ Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Credit Risk Developer
10 5 (6.41%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.41%) Java Quantitative Developer
10 5 (6.41%) Machine Learning Scientist
11 4 (5.13%) Java Engineer
12 3 (3.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (28.21%) WPF
2 19 (24.36%) Entity Framework
3 8 (10.26%) CSS
4 7 (8.97%) JSON
4 7 (8.97%) XML
5 5 (6.41%) HTML
5 5 (6.41%) JNI
5 5 (6.41%) Node.js
6 4 (5.13%) Ajax
6 4 (5.13%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (5.13%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.85%) RSS
7 3 (3.85%) XSLT
8 2 (2.56%) Pandas
8 2 (2.56%) Silverlight
9 1 (1.28%) NHibernate
9 1 (1.28%) React
9 1 (1.28%) Redux
9 1 (1.28%) scikit-learn
9 1 (1.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (52.56%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (14.10%) Market Risk
4 10 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (10.26%) Algorithms
6 7 (8.97%) Credit Risk
7 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
8 3 (3.85%) Derivative
8 3 (3.85%) Equities
8 3 (3.85%) Fintech
8 3 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.85%) Web 2.0
9 2 (2.56%) Fixed Income
10 1 (1.28%) ASIC
10 1 (1.28%) CESG
10 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (1.28%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.28%) NHS
10 1 (1.28%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.54%) Linux
2 8 (10.26%) Unix
2 8 (10.26%) Windows
3 3 (3.85%) CentOS
3 3 (3.85%) Ubuntu
3 3 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.28%) Android
4 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (92.31%) Mathematics
2 28 (35.90%) Analytics
3 21 (26.92%) Multithreading
3 21 (26.92%) TDD
4 19 (24.36%) MVVM
5 17 (21.79%) Capital Modelling
5 17 (21.79%) MVC
6 14 (17.95%) Machine Learning
6 14 (17.95%) OOP
6 14 (17.95%) Statistics
7 13 (16.67%) OO
8 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.26%) DevOps
8 8 (10.26%) Validation
8 8 (10.26%) Visualisation
9 7 (8.97%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (8.97%) Release Management
10 6 (7.69%) Quantitative Research
11 5 (6.41%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.87%) C#
2 27 (34.62%) Python
3 26 (33.33%) Java
4 23 (29.49%) C++
5 12 (15.38%) R
6 9 (11.54%) SQL
7 6 (7.69%) Ruby
8 5 (6.41%) C
8 5 (6.41%) Perl
9 4 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.13%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.13%) VBA
10 3 (3.85%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.85%) PHP
10 3 (3.85%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.56%) Scala
12 1 (1.28%) GraphQL
12 1 (1.28%) Haskell
12 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (55.13%) Degree
2 17 (21.79%) PhD
3 11 (14.10%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (11.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (6.41%) Master's Degree
6 4 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.13%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) Basel III
1 1 (1.28%) PMO
1 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
2 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Ansible
2 4 (5.13%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (5.13%) Graphite
2 4 (5.13%) Icinga
2 4 (5.13%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.13%) Mesos
2 4 (5.13%) Nagios
2 4 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.13%) Puppet
2 4 (5.13%) Salt
2 4 (5.13%) ZABBIX
3 1 (1.28%) Oozie
3 1 (1.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle
1 5 (6.41%) Splunk
2 4 (5.13%) Dynatrace
3 3 (3.85%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (1.28%) AppDynamics
5 1 (1.28%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.28%) IBM
5 1 (1.28%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.28%) Mapinfo
5 1 (1.28%) Misys
5 1 (1.28%) Perforce
5 1 (1.28%) Sybase
5 1 (1.28%) webMethods
London
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