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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Augmented Reality over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Augmented Reality
Rank 617 657 628
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -29
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 17 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.095% 0.037% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 4
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £390 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 - £19.50

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
17813 18953 18515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.49% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11509 11900 11078
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 765 780
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.44 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

Augmented Reality
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Augmented Reality as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Augmented Reality within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +28 17 £450 +9.09% 13
London +13 10 £475 +15.15% 2
South East - 3 £350 -
South West - 2 £260 -
East Midlands - 2 £425 -
Northampton - 2 £425 -
Bristol - 2 £260 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £425 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £350 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Augmented Reality also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Augmented Reality.

1 14 (50.00%) C++
1 14 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 12 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 10 (35.71%) iOS Development
3 10 (35.71%) Digital Media
4 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
4 9 (32.14%) OpenGL
4 9 (32.14%) Games
5 8 (28.57%) Objective-C
5 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 7 (25.00%) Apple Swift
6 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 7 (25.00%) Android
7 6 (21.43%) C#
7 6 (21.43%) CRM
7 6 (21.43%) Parallel Computing
7 6 (21.43%) GPGPU
8 5 (17.86%) Android Development
8 5 (17.86%) Java
9 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 4 (14.29%) PHP
9 4 (14.29%) Marketing
9 4 (14.29%) User Experience
10 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
10 3 (10.71%) Oculus Rift
10 3 (10.71%) Web Development
10 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
11 2 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (7.14%) Xcode
11 2 (7.14%) JSON

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) 3ds Max
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon S3
1 2 (7.14%) CloudFront
2 1 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Network Security
2 1 (3.57%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
1 2 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 9 (32.14%) Games
2 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 4 (14.29%) Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 23 (82.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Applications Developer
2 8 (28.57%) iOS Developer
3 6 (21.43%) Objective-C Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Android Developer
5 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Python Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Animator
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Mobile Games Developer
7 1 (3.57%) MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) UI Designer
7 1 (3.57%) UX Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 9 (32.14%) OpenGL
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (7.14%) JSON
3 2 (7.14%) LESS
3 2 (7.14%) REST
3 2 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) Android SDK
4 1 (3.57%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.57%) Flash
4 1 (3.57%) RESTful
4 1 (3.57%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Digital Media
2 9 (32.14%) Mobile App
3 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (21.43%) GPGPU
5 4 (14.29%) User Experience
6 3 (10.71%) Oculus Rift
7 2 (7.14%) iPhone
7 2 (7.14%) Social Media
8 1 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.57%) Animation
8 1 (3.57%) BBC
8 1 (3.57%) e-Learning
8 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (3.57%) Graphic Design
8 1 (3.57%) NHS
8 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
8 1 (3.57%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (25.00%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) iOS Development
2 6 (21.43%) CRM
2 6 (21.43%) Parallel Computing
3 5 (17.86%) Android Development
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile Development
4 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.71%) Web Development
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Content Management
6 1 (3.57%) DevOps
6 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.57%) OOD
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.57%) SDLC
6 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) C++
2 8 (28.57%) Objective-C
3 7 (25.00%) Apple Swift
4 6 (21.43%) C#
5 5 (17.86%) Java
6 4 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 4 (14.29%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) ActionScript
8 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe
1 1 (3.57%) Apple
1 1 (3.57%) Google
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft