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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 638 634
Rank change year-on-year +35 -4  
Contract jobs citing Augmented Reality 7 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.030% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.045% 0.089% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 7
Median daily rate £275 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +21.21%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £350 £488
% change year-on-year -21.42% -28.20%  
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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 15648 17974 17487
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 33.21% 33.29% 31.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10156 11793 11016
Median daily rate £450 £425 £422
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +0.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 490 595 619
Median hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +21.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.26 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Augmented Reality
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 4 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 June 2017. 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 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 +13 7 £275 -45.00% 9
London -3 4 £265 -47.00% 3
Manchester - 3 £275 - 1
North West - 3 £275 - 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 10 (47.62%) C++
2 7 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 6 (28.57%) C#
3 6 (28.57%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) OpenGL
4 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
5 4 (19.05%) BDD
5 4 (19.05%) Node.js
5 4 (19.05%) Motion Graphics
5 4 (19.05%) Subversion
5 4 (19.05%) Android
5 4 (19.05%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) Games
5 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
5 4 (19.05%) CGI
5 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
5 4 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
6 3 (14.29%) React
6 3 (14.29%) webpack
6 3 (14.29%) gulp
6 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
6 3 (14.29%) Babel
6 3 (14.29%) Tizen
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) Sass
6 3 (14.29%) LESS
6 3 (14.29%) OpenGL ES

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
1 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Google Play
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Blockchain
1 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Subversion
3 3 (14.29%) Babel
3 3 (14.29%) gulp
3 3 (14.29%) webpack
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Advertising
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Developer
2 3 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (14.29%) Graduate
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Android Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Android Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Augmented Reality Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Vision Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) iOS Software Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (23.81%) OpenGL
3 4 (19.05%) CGI
3 4 (19.05%) Node.js
4 3 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 3 (14.29%) CSS
4 3 (14.29%) CSS3
4 3 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (14.29%) HTML5
4 3 (14.29%) LESS
4 3 (14.29%) OpenGL ES
4 3 (14.29%) React
4 3 (14.29%) Sass
5 1 (4.76%) Android NDK
5 1 (4.76%) JNI
5 1 (4.76%) Laravel
5 1 (4.76%) OpenCL
5 1 (4.76%) OpenCV
5 1 (4.76%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Structures
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (19.05%) Motion Graphics
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (9.52%) HTC Vive
4 1 (4.76%) Animation
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Android
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Tizen
2 3 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) BDD
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile Application Development
1 4 (19.05%) OOP
2 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Front End Development
2 3 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 3 (14.29%) TDD
2 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Vision
4 1 (4.76%) Image Processing
4 1 (4.76%) Machine Learning
4 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.76%) OO
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) Objective-C
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) GLSL
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) Apple Swift
6 1 (4.76%) Lua
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Google
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