The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Augmented Reality in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Augmented Reality over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Augmented Reality
England / South West
Rank - - 146
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £225 £375
% change year-on-year +100.00% -40.00%  
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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 634 822 720
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.63% 28.34% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 526 422
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 70 47
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Augmented Reality
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 South West

Augmented Reality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Augmented Reality in the South West

Augmented Reality
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for Augmented Reality.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)

Augmented Reality
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Graphic Design
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL