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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apple Core Animation
Rank 589 570 581
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +11
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 7 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.023% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.079% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £365 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
15445 15232 15833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 28.88% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9999 9783 9533
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 269 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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
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 17 September 2014.

Core Animation Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Core Animation
Top 11 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 17 September 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 -21 7 £350 -11.11% 6
South East - 4 £350 - 3
Brighton - 2 £325 -
East Sussex - 2 £325 -
London +7 1 £500 +25.00% 2
Norwich - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - - 1
City of London - - - -
East of England - - - - 1

Core Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 16 (94.12%) Animation
3 13 (76.47%) Objective-C
4 9 (52.94%) MVC
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
6 7 (41.18%) C
7 6 (35.29%) JSON
7 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
8 5 (29.41%) Xcode
8 5 (29.41%) iPhone
8 5 (29.41%) RESTful
8 5 (29.41%) C++
8 5 (29.41%) XML
8 5 (29.41%) OOP
8 5 (29.41%) Apple
9 4 (23.53%) HTTP
9 4 (23.53%) Web Services
9 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
9 4 (23.53%) Android
9 4 (23.53%) iPad
9 4 (23.53%) Cocoa
9 4 (23.53%) UIKit
10 3 (17.65%) Memory Management
10 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
10 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
10 3 (17.65%) Subversion
10 3 (17.65%) Streaming Media
10 3 (17.65%) Client/Server

Core Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) HTTP
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQLite
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Xcode
2 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (17.65%) Subversion
4 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
4 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
4 1 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) JUnit
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Publishing
1 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (94.12%) iOS Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior iOS Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Android Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
2 5 (29.41%) RESTful
2 5 (29.41%) XML
3 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) Cocoa
3 4 (23.53%) UIKit
4 2 (11.76%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (5.88%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (5.88%) HTML5
5 1 (5.88%) iOS SDK
5 1 (5.88%) OpenGL
5 1 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Animation
2 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
3 5 (29.41%) iPhone
4 4 (23.53%) iPad
5 3 (17.65%) Streaming Media
5 3 (17.65%) Client/Server
6 2 (11.76%) Streaming Video
6 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (11.76%) Video on Demand
6 2 (11.76%) User Experience
7 1 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (23.53%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) webOS
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 9 (52.94%) MVC
3 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) Multithreading
4 5 (29.41%) OOP
5 3 (17.65%) Memory Management
5 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
5 3 (17.65%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Android Development
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.88%) TDD
7 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Scrum
7 1 (5.88%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Objective-C
2 7 (41.18%) C
3 5 (29.41%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Apple
2 1 (5.88%) Twitter
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe