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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Augmented Reality
Rank 594 608 624
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 27 36 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.065% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.20% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 7
Median daily rate £400 £500 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £260 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £610 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £14.00 -

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
16196 18398 17909
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.54% 33.32% 31.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 10494 11565 11376
Median daily rate £430 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 575 788 744
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.06 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.53 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.79%

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 8 December 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 11 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 8 December 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
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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 +16 27 £400 -20.00% 18
London -9 23 £400 -20.00% 7
City of London - 3 £425 -
Cambridge +10 2 £388 - 3
Cambridgeshire +7 2 £388 - 3
East of England +5 2 £388 - 3
South West - 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Hinckley - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 3

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 21 (51.22%) C++
2 19 (46.34%) Apple iOS
3 17 (41.46%) iOS Development
4 16 (39.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 16 (39.02%) OpenGL
5 15 (36.59%) Android
6 13 (31.71%) Android Development
7 12 (29.27%) Mobile Development
8 10 (24.39%) C#
8 10 (24.39%) Xcode
9 9 (21.95%) Android SDK
10 8 (19.51%) Gradle
10 8 (19.51%) iOS SDK
10 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (19.51%) JNI
10 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
10 8 (19.51%) Games
10 8 (19.51%) C
10 8 (19.51%) Python
10 8 (19.51%) Android Studio
10 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
11 7 (17.07%) CocoaPods
11 7 (17.07%) Cross-Platform Development
12 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
12 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
12 6 (14.63%) .NET
12 6 (14.63%) Oculus Rift
13 5 (12.20%) Prototyping
13 5 (12.20%) Parallel Computing
13 5 (12.20%) iPhone

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 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) 3ds Max
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.44%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Network Security
2 1 (2.44%) Telepresence
2 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) Big Data
2 2 (4.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Xcode
2 8 (19.51%) Android Studio
2 8 (19.51%) Gradle
3 7 (17.07%) CocoaPods
4 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (19.51%) Games
2 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 9 (21.95%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (17.07%) iOS Developer
4 6 (14.63%) Android Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Applications Developer
6 3 (7.32%) C++ Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Animator
7 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.88%) Lead iOS Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Designer
8 1 (2.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Node.js Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior iOS Developer
8 1 (2.44%) User Experience Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (39.02%) OpenGL
1 16 (39.02%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 9 (21.95%) Android SDK
3 8 (19.51%) iOS SDK
3 8 (19.51%) JNI
4 6 (14.63%) .NET
5 3 (7.32%) CSS
5 3 (7.32%) HTML
6 2 (4.88%) Android NDK
6 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.88%) Node.js
6 2 (4.88%) OpenCL
6 2 (4.88%) OpenCV
6 2 (4.88%) Renderscript
6 2 (4.88%) REST
7 1 (2.44%) DirectX
7 1 (2.44%) Flash
7 1 (2.44%) Material Design
7 1 (2.44%) MEAN Stack
7 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Algorithms
2 6 (14.63%) Mobile App
2 6 (14.63%) Oculus Rift
3 5 (12.20%) iPhone
4 4 (9.76%) Digital Media
4 4 (9.76%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.76%) User Experience
5 3 (7.32%) Blockchain
5 3 (7.32%) GPGPU
5 3 (7.32%) HTC Vive
5 3 (7.32%) Streaming Media
6 2 (4.88%) Animation
6 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
6 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
6 2 (4.88%) Social Media
7 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.44%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.44%) iPad
7 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (46.34%) Apple iOS
2 15 (36.59%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.44%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) iOS Development
2 13 (31.71%) Android Development
3 12 (29.27%) Mobile Development
4 8 (19.51%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.07%) Cross-Platform Development
6 5 (12.20%) Parallel Computing
6 5 (12.20%) Prototyping
6 5 (12.20%) Web Development
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) Rapid Prototyping
8 3 (7.32%) Front End Development
8 3 (7.32%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) BDD
9 2 (4.88%) Computer Vision
9 2 (4.88%) CRM
9 2 (4.88%) Game Development
9 2 (4.88%) SDLC
10 1 (2.44%) Microservices
10 1 (2.44%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C++
2 10 (24.39%) C#
3 8 (19.51%) C
3 8 (19.51%) Python
4 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (9.76%) Apple Swift
5 4 (9.76%) Objective-C
6 3 (7.32%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) CCNA
2 1 (2.44%) CCNP
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MBA
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (4.88%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) Adobe
2 1 (2.44%) Apple
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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