Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 17 October 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 196 225
Rank change year-on-year -25 +29 -
Contract jobs citing Physics 1 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.017% 0.14% 0.041%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.020% 0.17% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
North West median daily rate - £475 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.71% -
England median daily rate £550 £575 £375
% change year-on-year -4.35% +53.33% -31.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £47.50 £15.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +206.45% -10.14% -54.00%

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 North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,927 4,616 6,143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 83.20% 82.33% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,096 2,881 3,899
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £263 £259
90th Percentile £575 £575 £574
England median daily rate £470 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 287 195 190
North West median hourly rate £22.37 £30.00 £21.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.45% +42.70% -29.25%
10th Percentile £11.41 £11.73 £11.48
90th Percentile £51.25 £51.71 £51.43
England median hourly rate £21.00 £24.87 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.54% +10.51% +3.97%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the North West

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in the North West

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in the North West

Physics
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Cheshire -7 1 - - 4
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Physics also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Physics.

1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (100.00%) Pandas
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) BigQuery
1 1 (100.00%) scikit-learn
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Science

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (100.00%) BigQuery
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Natural Language Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Pandas
1 1 (100.00%) scikit-learn
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Artificial Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Science
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Research
1 1 (100.00%) Psychology
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Degree