The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Core Animation
Rank 574 555 564
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 10 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.069% 0.057% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 10
Average daily rate
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£438 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14593 13925 14583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.67% 27.81% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9451 8784 8860
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 321 360
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £20.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%

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
Top 10 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 10 July 2014. 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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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 -15 10 £438 +16.66% 1
London +10 8 £450 +20.00%
City of London - 2 £450 -
South East - 1 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Derby - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Surrey - - - -

Core Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Animation
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 14 (93.33%) Objective-C
3 9 (60.00%) C
4 8 (53.33%) Xcode
4 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
5 7 (46.67%) MVC
5 7 (46.67%) C++
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
6 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (40.00%) Apple
6 6 (40.00%) RESTful
7 5 (33.33%) JSON
7 5 (33.33%) Subversion
7 5 (33.33%) HTTP
7 5 (33.33%) Cocoa
7 5 (33.33%) XML
7 5 (33.33%) UIKit
8 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
8 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Streaming Media
8 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (26.67%) Android
8 4 (26.67%) iPhone
9 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 3 (20.00%) iPad
9 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
9 3 (20.00%) Photoshop

Core Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 3 (20.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) HTTP
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (6.67%) RTSP
3 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Xcode
2 5 (33.33%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Android Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Lead Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
1 6 (40.00%) RESTful
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) Cocoa
2 5 (33.33%) JSON
2 5 (33.33%) UIKit
3 3 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (13.33%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) HTML
5 1 (6.67%) Flash
5 1 (6.67%) HTML5
5 1 (6.67%) iOS SDK
5 1 (6.67%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (6.67%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Animation
2 8 (53.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (26.67%) Streaming Media
3 4 (26.67%) iPhone
3 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
4 3 (20.00%) iPad
5 2 (13.33%) Streaming Video
5 2 (13.33%) Cryptography
6 1 (6.67%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (26.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) webOS
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 7 (46.67%) MVC
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
5 3 (20.00%) Android Development
5 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 3 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) OOP
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Memory Management
7 1 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (6.67%) UML
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) Objective-C
2 9 (60.00%) C
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (13.33%) Twitter