Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Augmented Reality in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Augmented Reality over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Augmented Reality
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 865 855 859
Rank change year-on-year -10 +4 +18
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 13 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.037% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.11% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 24
UK median daily rate £356 £400 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.94% -20.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £306 £260 £293
90th Percentile £509 £550 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £400 -
% change year-on-year +50.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
UK median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +105.71% +59.09% -43.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.50 £11.00
% change year-on-year - +59.09% -43.59%

Augmented Reality is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 34549 35124 37370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.61% 33.14% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22925 23050 23744
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £240
90th Percentile £650 £625 £615
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 1204 1476
UK median hourly rate £20.92 £20.92 £19.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.04% +8.82% +6.78%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.12 £21.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -4.19% +10.53% +8.57%

Augmented Reality
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Augmented Reality as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Augmented Reality over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Augmented Reality.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Augmented Reality in the UK

Augmented Reality
Top 6 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 12 £356 -10.94% 10
London -25 10 £350 -15.15% 2
UK excluding London +25 3 £600 +50.00% 8
South East +3 1 - -
South West +2 1 £600 +130.77% 4
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 with a requirement for Augmented Reality.

1 7 (53.85%) Android
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (30.77%) User Experience
3 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 3 (23.08%) iPhone
4 3 (23.08%) Games
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Java
4 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
4 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
5 2 (15.38%) Web Services
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) C
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (15.38%) Apple Swift
5 2 (15.38%) Social Media
5 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
5 2 (15.38%) Oculus Rift
5 2 (15.38%) HTC Vive
5 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Research
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (7.69%) Behavioural Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) iTunes
6 1 (7.69%) iPad

Augmented Reality
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) iTunes
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Gradle
1 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
1 1 (7.69%) Xcode
General
1 3 (23.08%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) iOS Developer
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience Researcher
3 1 (7.69%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (7.69%) Android Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Mac Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
3 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) Android SDK
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.69%) CGI
4 1 (7.69%) DirectCompute
4 1 (7.69%) Flash
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
4 1 (7.69%) JNI
4 1 (7.69%) LAMP
4 1 (7.69%) Laravel
4 1 (7.69%) Node.js
4 1 (7.69%) OpenCL
4 1 (7.69%) OpenGL ES
4 1 (7.69%) Renderscript
4 1 (7.69%) WCF
4 1 (7.69%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) User Experience
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) iPhone
3 2 (15.38%) HTC Vive
3 2 (15.38%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (15.38%) Social Media
4 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) CUDA
4 1 (7.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.69%) GPGPU
4 1 (7.69%) Graphic Design
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
4 1 (7.69%) Motion Graphics
4 1 (7.69%) PlayStation
4 1 (7.69%) Robotics
4 1 (7.69%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 2 (15.38%) B2B
2 2 (15.38%) iOS Development
2 2 (15.38%) OO
2 2 (15.38%) Quantitative Research
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Behavioural Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (7.69%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Development
3 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
3 1 (7.69%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Physics
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Objective-C
4 2 (15.38%) Apple Swift
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript
5 1 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) GLSL
5 1 (7.69%) PHP
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Apple
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft