The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Augmented Reality in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Augmented Reality over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Augmented Reality
Rank 391 376 363
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -13
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 4 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.050% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.054% 0.13% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 1
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£363 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £369
% change year-on-year
- -25.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Augmented Reality
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7416 8159 7388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.34% 37.36% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5210 5617 5193
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 155 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

Augmented Reality
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Augmented Reality across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Augmented Reality Jobs Demand Trend in London

Augmented Reality
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Augmented Reality across the London region.

Augmented Reality Daily Rate Trend in London

Augmented Reality
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Augmented Reality within the London region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +18 1 £338 -25.00%
Augmented Reality
England

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Augmented Reality also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Augmented Reality.

1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
2 4 (57.14%) OpenGL
2 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 3 (42.86%) Games
3 3 (42.86%) Advertising
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) OpenGL ES
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (28.57%) OpenCV
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Game Development
4 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
5 1 (14.29%) REST
5 1 (14.29%) WebGL
5 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Subversion
5 1 (14.29%) Ajax
5 1 (14.29%) Animation
5 1 (14.29%) JSON
5 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
5 1 (14.29%) Adobe AIR
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) Android

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Augmented Reality also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Augmented Reality. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (42.86%) Games
1 3 (42.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Flash Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Flex Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) OpenGL
2 3 (42.86%) OpenGL ES
3 2 (28.57%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 2 (28.57%) OpenCV
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) iOS SDK
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) WebGL
4 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Flex
4 1 (14.29%) Adobe AIR
4 1 (14.29%) PureMVC
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Flash
4 1 (14.29%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (14.29%) UIKit
4 1 (14.29%) Stage3D
4 1 (14.29%) Away3D
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOP
3 3 (42.86%) iOS Development
4 2 (28.57%) Game Development
5 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Objective-C
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Facebook
1 1 (14.29%) Twitter