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 30 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Core Animation
Rank 641 598 611
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +13
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 17 33 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.059% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.22% 0.047%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 4
Average daily rate £389 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £313 £350
% change year-on-year
+24.00% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
15413 14955 14841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.78% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10766 9686 9710
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 202 204
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
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

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 30 April 2016.

Core Animation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Core Animation
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Core Animation Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Core Animation
Top 12 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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -42 16 £389 -2.81% 5
South East -23 7 £413 +26.92% 1
Leeds - 7 £388 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £388 -
Yorkshire - 7 £388 - 1
West Sussex -14 6 £425 +30.76% 1
Crawley -9 4 £450 +35.84%
London -19 2 £475 +9.19% 3
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £345 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £345 -

Core Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 35 (97.22%) iOS Development
3 34 (94.44%) Animation
4 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (61.11%) Apple
6 17 (47.22%) TDD
6 17 (47.22%) JSON
7 16 (44.44%) Multithreading
7 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
7 16 (44.44%) XML
8 15 (41.67%) RESTful
9 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (38.89%) iPhone
9 14 (38.89%) iPad
9 14 (38.89%) Memory Management
9 14 (38.89%) Objective-C
9 14 (38.89%) Cryptography
9 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
9 14 (38.89%) HTTP
9 14 (38.89%) Data Structures
9 14 (38.89%) Algorithms
9 14 (38.89%) Code Optimisation
10 12 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
10 12 (33.33%) Cocoa
11 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
12 10 (27.78%) User Experience
12 10 (27.78%) Android
13 9 (25.00%) OpenGL
13 9 (25.00%) OO
13 9 (25.00%) Android Development

Core Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Subversion
1 2 (5.56%) Xcode
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) JUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (100.00%) Developer
2 26 (72.22%) iOS Developer
3 8 (22.22%) UX Developer
4 6 (16.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 3 (8.33%) Applications Developer
5 3 (8.33%) iOS Programmer
5 3 (8.33%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Android Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.78%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) JSON
2 16 (44.44%) XML
3 15 (41.67%) RESTful
4 12 (33.33%) Cocoa
4 12 (33.33%) Cocoa Touch
5 9 (25.00%) OpenGL
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
6 8 (22.22%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) HTML5 Canvas
6 8 (22.22%) OpenGL ES
6 8 (22.22%) SVG
7 7 (19.44%) CSS3
7 7 (19.44%) HTML5
7 7 (19.44%) jQuery
8 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
9 3 (8.33%) UIKit
10 2 (5.56%) iOS SDK
10 2 (5.56%) REST
11 1 (2.78%) Google Maps API
11 1 (2.78%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (94.44%) Animation
2 14 (38.89%) Algorithms
2 14 (38.89%) Cryptography
2 14 (38.89%) Data Structures
2 14 (38.89%) iPad
2 14 (38.89%) iPhone
3 11 (30.56%) Mobile App
4 10 (27.78%) User Experience
5 8 (22.22%) Motion Graphics
6 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.78%) Digital Media
8 1 (2.78%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 10 (27.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (97.22%) iOS Development
2 29 (80.56%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (47.22%) TDD
4 16 (44.44%) Multithreading
4 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 14 (38.89%) Code Optimisation
5 14 (38.89%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (38.89%) Memory Management
6 9 (25.00%) Android Development
6 9 (25.00%) OO
7 8 (22.22%) Mobile Development
8 7 (19.44%) Rapid Prototyping
9 6 (16.67%) Front End Development
10 3 (8.33%) BDD
10 3 (8.33%) MVC
11 2 (5.56%) Scrum
12 1 (2.78%) OOA/OOD
12 1 (2.78%) OOP
12 1 (2.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Objective-C
2 8 (22.22%) Apple Swift
2 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 3 (8.33%) C
4 2 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Apple
2 4 (11.11%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.78%) Google
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