The table below looks at the statistics for Core Animation skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Core Animation over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Core Animation
Rank 431 405 422
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +17
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 2 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.071% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.23% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 15 3
Average daily rate £475 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.19% -3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.90 -
Core Animation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7239 6841 6986
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.46% 30.53% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 4872 5056
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 33 31
Average hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -50.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Core Animation
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Core Animation across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Core Animation Jobs Demand Trend in London

Core Animation
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Core Animation across the London region.

Core Animation Daily Rate Trend in London

Core Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Core Animation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Core Animation.

1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Animation
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
3 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 2 (40.00%) iPad
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Code Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
3 2 (40.00%) UIKit
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App

Core Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Core Animation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Core Animation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 2 (40.00%) Cocoa
2 2 (40.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (40.00%) UIKit
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) cocos2d
3 1 (20.00%) iOS SDK
3 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
3 1 (20.00%) POSIX
3 1 (20.00%) Pthreads
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) SpriteKit
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Animation
2 2 (40.00%) Algorithms
2 2 (40.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (40.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (40.00%) iPad
2 2 (40.00%) iPhone
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Code Optimisation
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Memory Management
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Game Development
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (40.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple