Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 November 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 357 371 389
Rank change year-on-year +14 +18 -28
Contract jobs citing Physics 19 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.060% 0.073%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.073% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 2
South East median daily rate £425 £300 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -7.41% -2.78%
10th Percentile £388 £181 £300
90th Percentile £488 £390 £367
England median daily rate £600 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +26.32% -13.64% -6.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 15
South East median hourly rate - - £37.50
England median hourly rate £15.50 £15.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.39% -58.83% -11.76%

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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13930 13767 15584
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 82.73% 82.56% 80.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8344 8295 9308
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £256
90th Percentile £575 £563 £536
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 556 610
South East median hourly rate £23.00 £26.75 £26.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% +0.56% +52.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.80 £12.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.13 £48.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in the South East

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in the South East

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in the South East

Physics
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Hampshire +26 13 £425 +203.57% 6
Thames Valley +3 3 £400 - 20
Oxfordshire +7 2 £413 - 10
Surrey -11 2 - - 5
Berkshire -2 1 £360 - 8
Kent -10 1 £485 - 1
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Physics.

1 16 (84.21%) Degree
2 11 (57.89%) Mathematics
2 11 (57.89%) Computer Science
3 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (42.11%) Electronics
4 7 (36.84%) Statistics
4 7 (36.84%) Python
4 7 (36.84%) R
5 6 (31.58%) Neo4j
6 5 (26.32%) Big Data
6 5 (26.32%) Rational DOORS
6 5 (26.32%) Requirements Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
6 5 (26.32%) Project Management
6 5 (26.32%) Information Management
6 5 (26.32%) Aerospace
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Linux
8 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (10.53%) DevOps
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (10.53%) MISRA C
9 2 (10.53%) MISRA
9 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
9 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
9 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
9 2 (10.53%) Node.js

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) BGP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (5.26%) IPsec
2 1 (5.26%) Junos
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
2 1 (5.26%) OpenVPN
2 1 (5.26%) Quagga
2 1 (5.26%) RS-232
2 1 (5.26%) RS-485
2 1 (5.26%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) Neo4j
2 5 (26.32%) Big Data
3 1 (5.26%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (5.26%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (42.11%) Electronics
2 5 (26.32%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Advertising
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Data Scientist
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Lead Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.26%) C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Developer
5 1 (5.26%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Report Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Computer Science
2 8 (42.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Mathematics
2 7 (36.84%) Statistics
3 5 (26.32%) Information Management
3 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) Biology
6 1 (5.26%) Chemistry
6 1 (5.26%) Data Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) QMS
6 1 (5.26%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Python
1 7 (36.84%) R
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C
3 2 (10.53%) C++
3 2 (10.53%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) C-shell
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (84.21%) Degree
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA C
2 1 (5.26%) IEC 61508
2 1 (5.26%) IEC 62304
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 26262
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 17025
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) Openswan
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Alcatel-Lucent
2 1 (5.26%) Arista
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Juniper
2 1 (5.26%) SAP
2 1 (5.26%) Vyatta