Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 21 February 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 103 116
Contract jobs citing Physics 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.067% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.080% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Wales median daily rate - - £208
UK median daily rate £600 £500 £550
% change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +7.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £42.00 £15.44 £37.50
% change year-on-year +172.02% -58.83% -12.72%

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 Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,237 1,256 1,179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 85.37% 84.58% 84.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 831 932 879
Wales median daily rate £400 £410 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +17.14% -3.45%
10th Percentile £225 £190 £237
90th Percentile £569 £556 £475
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 53 53
Wales median hourly rate £28.46 £20.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.28% +42.86% -8.20%
10th Percentile £13.05 £12.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £77.50 £77.50 £54.04
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £24.85
% change year-on-year -4.00% +0.60% +24.25%

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Physics as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Physics in Wales

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in Wales

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in Wales