The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Augmented Reality in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Augmented Reality over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Augmented Reality
Rank 592 592 549
Rank change year-on-year
0 -43
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 8 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.013% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.041% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 11
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£413 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -9.37%
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £42.50

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17597 17102 16421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.37% 31.76% 33.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 10983 10536 9717
Average daily rate £415 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 655 709
Average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £43.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £23.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.82% +15.00%

Augmented Reality
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Augmented Reality Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Augmented Reality
Daily Rate Trend

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

Augmented Reality Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Augmented Reality
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Augmented Reality within the UK.

Augmented Reality Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Augmented Reality
Top 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 30 June 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
England -9 8 £413 +13.79% 5
London -11 7 £413 +37.50% 3
South East -24 1 £488 +8.33%
Reading - 1 £488 -
Berkshire - 1 £488 -

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 7 (63.64%) User Experience
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile Development
3 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
3 6 (54.55%) iOS Development
3 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) OO
3 6 (54.55%) TDD
3 6 (54.55%) Retail
3 6 (54.55%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Kanban
4 5 (45.45%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Android
5 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) Games
6 1 (9.09%) Maya
6 1 (9.09%) 3ds Max
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Workflow
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Adobe
6 1 (9.09%) HTML

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maya
1 1 (9.09%) 3ds Max
1 1 (9.09%) CINEMA 4D
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Mockito
2 1 (9.09%) Axure RP
2 1 (9.09%) Xcode
2 1 (9.09%) jMock
General
1 6 (54.55%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Games
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) iOS Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Animator
3 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Android Developer
3 1 (9.09%) 3D Animator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) CSS
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Google Maps API
3 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) User Experience
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (18.18%) Visualisation
4 1 (9.09%) iPad
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (9.09%) iPhone
4 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Apple iOS
2 2 (18.18%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) iOS Development
2 6 (54.55%) Mobile Development
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Kanban
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Information Management
4 1 (9.09%) Industrial Design
4 1 (9.09%) Usability Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (9.09%) 3D Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Adobe
1 1 (9.09%) Google
1 1 (9.09%) Facebook
1 1 (9.09%) Twitter
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