Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 223 191 -
Rank change year-on-year -32 - -
Contract jobs citing Physics 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.032% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
North West median daily rate £400 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -33.33% - -
England median daily rate £610 £513 £550
% change year-on-year +19.02% -6.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
North West median hourly rate - £39.50 -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £32.25 £31.06
% change year-on-year +39.53% +3.85% -28.20%

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 5,226 4,659 6,374
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 84.80% 82.40% 82.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,278 2,844 3,930
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £254 £259
90th Percentile £575 £543 £550
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 256 221 210
North West median hourly rate £23.75 £36.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.03% +30.91% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.75 £12.88
90th Percentile £53.50 £52.50 £48.85
England median hourly rate £22.00 £25.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +12.02%

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 16 July 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
Manchester -14 1 £400 -33.33% 8
Cheshire - 1 - -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Django
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) REST

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Gatling
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Gradle
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (50.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) Django
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SDET
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Business Desktop Deployment