The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Augmented Reality in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Augmented Reality over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Augmented Reality
London / City of London
Rank 151 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.067% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £225 £400
% change year-on-year +100.00% -43.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Augmented Reality is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1089 1191 1853
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 36.36% 36.22% 36.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 835 951 1417
Median daily rate £525 £500 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +7.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £317 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 34
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.79 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.35 £35.60 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £29.00 £18.83
% change year-on-year -33.62% +54.05%  

Augmented Reality
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Augmented Reality as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Augmented Reality in the City of London

Augmented Reality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Augmented Reality in the City of London

Augmented Reality
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Augmented Reality.

1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Parallel Computing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Game Development
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) OpenCV
2 2 (40.00%) OpenCL
2 2 (40.00%) Renderscript
2 2 (40.00%) Android Development
2 2 (40.00%) Android NDK
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Blockchain
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Computer Vision
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Blockchain
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Android NDK
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) OpenCL
1 2 (40.00%) OpenCV
1 2 (40.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (40.00%) Renderscript
1 2 (40.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) CGI
2 1 (20.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Android Development
1 2 (40.00%) BDD
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Vision
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Deployment
1 2 (40.00%) Game Development
1 2 (40.00%) Microservices
1 2 (40.00%) Parallel Computing
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Ansible
1 1 (20.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef