The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 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 / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Physics 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.048% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1742 2484 1794
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 83.83% 82.63% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1480 1112
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 55 74
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £41.80 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Physics
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Physics
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Physics in the West Midlands

Physics
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Physics in the West Midlands

Physics
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Physics within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham - 1 £475 -
Physics
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Physics.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Stochastic Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Physics
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Data Scientist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cluster Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Neural Network
1 1 (100.00%) Stochastic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree