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 26 November 2014 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Augmented Reality
Rank 586 562 561
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 9 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.031% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.053% 0.098% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 10
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£325 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £233 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £439 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.71% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
16920 16340 15561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.18% 31.60% 29.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10843 10188 9054
Average daily rate £410 £401 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.37% -1.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £235 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 666 682 845
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -2.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Augmented Reality within the UK over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Augmented Reality Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 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 26 November 2014. 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 -21 9 £325 -18.75% 11
London -1 4 £363 -9.37% 11
Northamptonshire - 2 £313 -
East Midlands - 2 £313 -
Northampton - 1 £313 -
Hampshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
South East - - - -
City of London - - - - 2
Scotland - - - - 1

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 11 (73.33%) Apple iOS
2 9 (60.00%) Objective-C
3 8 (53.33%) iOS Development
4 7 (46.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 7 (46.67%) Games
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 6 (40.00%) Android
5 6 (40.00%) iOS SDK
6 4 (26.67%) Android Development
6 4 (26.67%) JSON
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
7 3 (20.00%) C++
7 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) XML
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (20.00%) Facebook
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter
7 3 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
7 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
7 3 (20.00%) Game Development
7 3 (20.00%) OOP
7 3 (20.00%) HTML5
8 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
8 2 (13.33%) RESTful

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Apache
1 1 (6.67%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Maya
1 1 (6.67%) 3ds Max
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.67%) Blender
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
1 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) Xcode
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) iOS Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Android Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior iOS Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C++/C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) UI Designer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Games Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (40.00%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) iOS SDK
3 4 (26.67%) JSON
3 4 (26.67%) OpenGL
4 3 (20.00%) HTML
4 3 (20.00%) CSS
4 3 (20.00%) XML
4 3 (20.00%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (20.00%) Android SDK
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
5 2 (13.33%) REST
5 2 (13.33%) UIKit
5 2 (13.33%) OpenCV
5 2 (13.33%) Cocoa
5 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 1 (6.67%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (6.67%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Open Source
1 2 (13.33%) User Experience
1 2 (13.33%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (6.67%) Animation
2 1 (6.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (6.67%) Physics
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Kinect
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (40.00%) Android
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Phone
5 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (26.67%) Android Development
2 4 (26.67%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Game Development
3 3 (20.00%) OOP
4 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) Web Design
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Workflow
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.67%) 3D Visualisation
5 1 (6.67%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 6 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (13.33%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) Lua
6 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Facebook
1 3 (20.00%) Twitter
2 2 (13.33%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Zend
3 1 (6.67%) Adobe
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £250 to £500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
OHO Group
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago