The table below looks at the statistics for Core Animation skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Core Animation over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apple Core Animation
Rank 605 618 613
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -5
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 35 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.039% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.14% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 5
Median daily rate £400 £448 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.61% -0.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £344 -
% change year-on-year
+14.90% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15257 15356 15097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.38% 27.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10756 10258 9887
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 209 208
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

Core Animation
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Core Animation as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Core Animation within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +8 29 £413 -7.82% 3
South East +10 11 £450 +38.46% 2
West Sussex -7 11 £450 +38.46%
London -7 10 £425 -5.55% 1
Crawley +1 7 £450 +35.84%
Leeds - 7 £390 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £390 -
Yorkshire - 7 £390 -
Glasgow - 6 £263 -
Scotland - 6 £263 -
City of London +42 5 £425 -15.00%
South West - 1 £290 -

Core Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Core Animation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Core Animation.

1 48 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 46 (95.83%) iOS Development
3 45 (93.75%) Animation
4 37 (77.08%) Apple
5 34 (70.83%) Objective-C
6 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (64.58%) Cocoa
8 29 (60.42%) Apple Swift
9 28 (58.33%) Cocoa Touch
10 25 (52.08%) Mobile App
11 21 (43.75%) JSON
12 20 (41.67%) XML
13 19 (39.58%) iPhone
14 18 (37.50%) iPad
14 18 (37.50%) Mobile Development
15 17 (35.42%) TDD
16 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
17 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
17 14 (29.17%) Multithreading
18 13 (27.08%) HTTP
18 13 (27.08%) UIKit
19 12 (25.00%) Data Structures
19 12 (25.00%) Algorithms
19 12 (25.00%) Code Optimisation
19 12 (25.00%) Cryptography
19 12 (25.00%) Memory Management
19 12 (25.00%) RESTful
20 10 (20.83%) User Experience
21 9 (18.75%) OO

Core Animation
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) GitHub
1 2 (4.17%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) HTTP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) Subversion
1 4 (8.33%) Xcode
2 3 (6.25%) CocoaPods
2 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (2.08%) JUnit
3 1 (2.08%) Mercurial
General
1 2 (4.17%) Publishing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (100.00%) Developer
2 45 (93.75%) iOS Developer
3 7 (14.58%) Applications Developer
3 7 (14.58%) iOS Programmer
3 7 (14.58%) Programmer
4 5 (10.42%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Objective-C Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Android Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (2.08%) C++ Developer
7 1 (2.08%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (2.08%) iPhone Developer
7 1 (2.08%) Senior Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (64.58%) Cocoa
2 28 (58.33%) Cocoa Touch
3 21 (43.75%) JSON
4 20 (41.67%) XML
5 13 (27.08%) UIKit
6 12 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (6.25%) iOS SDK
7 3 (6.25%) REST
8 2 (4.17%) SOAP
9 1 (2.08%) Android SDK
9 1 (2.08%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (2.08%) Google Maps API
9 1 (2.08%) OAuth2
9 1 (2.08%) PhoneGap
9 1 (2.08%) SpriteKit
9 1 (2.08%) Web Services
9 1 (2.08%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (93.75%) Animation
2 25 (52.08%) Mobile App
3 19 (39.58%) iPhone
4 18 (37.50%) iPad
5 12 (25.00%) Algorithms
5 12 (25.00%) Cryptography
5 12 (25.00%) Data Structures
6 10 (20.83%) User Experience
7 5 (10.42%) Apple TV
8 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
9 2 (4.17%) Social Media
10 1 (2.08%) NHS
10 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.25%) Android
2 3 (6.25%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (95.83%) iOS Development
2 32 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (37.50%) Mobile Development
4 17 (35.42%) TDD
5 16 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 16 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (29.17%) Multithreading
6 14 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 12 (25.00%) Code Optimisation
7 12 (25.00%) Memory Management
8 9 (18.75%) OO
9 8 (16.67%) MVC
10 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
11 6 (12.50%) Data Protection
11 6 (12.50%) OOD
12 3 (6.25%) BDD
12 3 (6.25%) OOP
13 2 (4.17%) Android Development
13 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
13 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 34 (70.83%) Objective-C
2 29 (60.42%) Apple Swift
3 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.25%) C
4 3 (6.25%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Apple
2 8 (16.67%) ION Trading
3 1 (2.08%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.08%) Google