Period
to 21 June 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term HTC Vive in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HTC Vive over the 6 months to 21 June 2018 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.

HTC Vive
UK
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 876 828 -
Rank change year-on-year -48 - -
Contract jobs citing HTC Vive 3 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.020% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.009% 0.058% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 0
UK median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £178 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
UK median hourly rate - £70.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £23.43 -

HTC Vive 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 33,747 31,149 36,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.73% 34.17% 33.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,035 20,194 23,607
UK median daily rate £455 £445 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.25% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £271 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% +3.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,051 1,092 1,206
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +17.33%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year +16.22% -12.94% +21.43%

HTC Vive
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing HTC Vive as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for HTC Vive in the UK

HTC Vive
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for HTC Vive in the UK

HTC Vive
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for HTC Vive in the UK

HTC Vive
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HTC Vive within the UK over the 6 months to 21 June 2018. 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 -65 3 - - 1
London -45 2 - - 1
UK excluding London -7 1 - -
North of England - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HTC Vive also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for HTC Vive.

1 3 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 2 (66.67%) Game Development
2 2 (66.67%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) Animation
3 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) WebGL
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
3 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (33.33%) Oculus Rift

HTC Vive
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:

General
1 2 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) 3D Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Unity 3D Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (33.33%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
1 1 (33.33%) Augmented Reality
1 1 (33.33%) Oculus Rift
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Game Development
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google