The table below looks at the statistics for Core Animation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Core Animation over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apple Core Animation
Rank 573 567 529
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -38
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 24 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.035% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £350 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.90 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.90 - -

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14272 14264 12263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.44% 27.20% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9258 9062 7744
Average daily rate £388 £375 £362
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 225 320
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £16.97 £16.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Core Animation
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Core Animation Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Core Animation
Daily Rate Trend

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

Core Animation Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Core Animation
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Core Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Core Animation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Core Animation
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Core Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2015.

Core Animation Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Core Animation
Top 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Core Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 17 £394 +1.61% 11
London +8 8 £409 -6.57% 7
South East - 4 £325 - 2
Scotland - 3 £550 -
Leatherhead - 2 - -
Surrey - 2 - -
South West - 1 - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
Oxford - - - -
Witney - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Bournemouth - - - - 1
Brighton - - - -
Camberley - - - -
Glasgow - - - -

Core Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 30 (100.00%) Animation
1 30 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 29 (96.67%) iOS Development
3 28 (93.33%) Objective-C
4 17 (56.67%) Cocoa
5 16 (53.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (33.33%) Xcode
8 9 (30.00%) JSON
8 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
9 8 (26.67%) iPhone
9 8 (26.67%) RESTful
9 8 (26.67%) OO
10 7 (23.33%) Android
10 7 (23.33%) Degree
11 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
12 5 (16.67%) User Experience
12 5 (16.67%) UIKit
13 4 (13.33%) BDD
13 4 (13.33%) Open Source
13 4 (13.33%) QA
13 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
13 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
13 4 (13.33%) Scrum
13 4 (13.33%) Web Services
13 4 (13.33%) REST
14 3 (10.00%) Windows
14 3 (10.00%) OOP

Core Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
1 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Xcode
2 4 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) Appium
3 2 (6.67%) Calabash
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (96.67%) Developer
2 26 (86.67%) iOS Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Android Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Mac Developer
5 2 (6.67%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) Cocoa
2 16 (53.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 9 (30.00%) JSON
4 8 (26.67%) RESTful
5 5 (16.67%) UIKit
6 4 (13.33%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) REST
7 3 (10.00%) HTML
7 3 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (6.67%) iOS SDK
8 2 (6.67%) CSS
8 2 (6.67%) SOAP
8 2 (6.67%) XML
9 1 (3.33%) OAuth2
9 1 (3.33%) Android SDK
9 1 (3.33%) WSDL
9 1 (3.33%) .NET
9 1 (3.33%) XHTML
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 30 (100.00%) Animation
2 9 (30.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (26.67%) iPhone
4 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (16.67%) User Experience
6 4 (13.33%) Open Source
7 3 (10.00%) iPad
8 2 (6.67%) Social Media
8 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (3.33%) Streaming Video
9 1 (3.33%) Online Gambling
9 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (23.33%) Android
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (96.67%) iOS Development
2 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) OO
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) BDD
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) Memory Management
7 2 (6.67%) Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) User Stories
7 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Mobile Commerce
7 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
7 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 2 (6.67%) OOD
7 2 (6.67%) Android Development
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (93.33%) Objective-C
2 3 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C#
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
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