The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Core Animation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Core Animation over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Core Animation
England / London
Rank 395 418 401
Rank change year-on-year +23 -17  
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 7 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.036% 0.005% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.014% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Median daily rate £450 £475 £409
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +16.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £388 £378
% change year-on-year -29.03% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 - £39.90

Core Animation is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6686 6989 6301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.81% 31.78% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 5229 4550
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.92 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +78.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Core Animation
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Core Animation as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Core Animation in London

Core Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Core Animation in London

Core Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for Core Animation.

1 14 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 14 (100.00%) iOS Development
1 14 (100.00%) Core Data
2 13 (92.86%) Animation
3 11 (78.57%) Mobile Development
4 9 (64.29%) Objective-C
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (57.14%) Cocoa
5 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (57.14%) Cocoa Touch
6 7 (50.00%) Apple Swift
7 6 (42.86%) Android
7 6 (42.86%) TDD
7 6 (42.86%) Finance
8 5 (35.71%) Xcode
8 5 (35.71%) BDD
8 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
9 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (28.57%) User Experience
9 4 (28.57%) Push Notifications
9 4 (28.57%) Subversion
9 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
9 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
9 4 (28.57%) Banking
9 4 (28.57%) Apple
9 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
10 3 (21.43%) Retail
10 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
10 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
10 3 (21.43%) Mobile App

Core Animation
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Jenkins
1 5 (35.71%) Xcode
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) Mercurial
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Calabash
3 3 (21.43%) Travis CI
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
1 14 (100.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Lead Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Lead iOS Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Objective-C Developer
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Core Data
2 8 (57.14%) Cocoa
2 8 (57.14%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (7.14%) iOS SDK
3 1 (7.14%) Node.js
3 1 (7.14%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
3 1 (7.14%) TensorFlow
3 1 (7.14%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Animation
2 4 (28.57%) User Experience
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (42.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 11 (78.57%) Mobile Development
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) Benchmarking
6 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (28.57%) Push Notifications
7 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) Mobile Commerce
8 2 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 1 (7.14%) Analytics
9 1 (7.14%) Android Development
9 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (7.14%) MVC
9 1 (7.14%) OOP
9 1 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Objective-C
2 7 (50.00%) Apple Swift
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Apple
2 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.14%) Splunk
2 1 (7.14%) Tealium