Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Apple Core Animation
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 830 854
Rank change year-on-year -22 +24 +8
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 44 56 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.053% 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 40 27
UK median daily rate £519 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.28% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £388 £262 £320
90th Percentile £549 £500 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 2 2
UK median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.61% +12.15% -
10th Percentile £36.30 £36.00 £29.52
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.00 £33.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.50 £36.00 £32.10
% change year-on-year +73.61% +12.15% -

Core Animation is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32931 31938 32467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.95% 30.42% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23241 22116 22267
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 372 557
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.60 £14.44 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

Core Animation
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Core Animation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Core Animation in the UK

Core Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Core Animation in the UK

Core Animation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Core Animation over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Core Animation in the UK

Core Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Core Animation in the UK

Core Animation
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Core Animation over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Core Animation in the UK

Core Animation
Top 8 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 44 £519 +15.28% 2
London -8 26 £525 +10.53% 2
UK excluding London +20 18 £425 +6.25% 1
East of England -4 13 £425 +6.25%
Midlands - 4 £299 -
West Midlands - 4 £299 -
North of England +52 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 with a requirement for Core Animation.

1 37 (84.09%) Core Data
2 35 (79.55%) iOS Development
2 35 (79.55%) Apple iOS
3 32 (72.73%) Animation
4 28 (63.64%) Push Notifications
5 26 (59.09%) Apple Swift
6 24 (54.55%) Jenkins
6 24 (54.55%) GitHub
6 24 (54.55%) Apple
6 24 (54.55%) MVC
7 23 (52.27%) Objective-C
7 23 (52.27%) TDD
8 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (40.91%) OOP
10 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (38.64%) Android
10 17 (38.64%) RESTful
10 17 (38.64%) iOS SDK
11 16 (36.36%) JSON
11 16 (36.36%) XML
12 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
12 15 (34.09%) Android Development
13 14 (31.82%) Bluetooth
14 13 (29.55%) OOD
14 13 (29.55%) OOA/OOD
14 13 (29.55%) HTML
14 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
14 13 (29.55%) JUnit
14 13 (29.55%) Pair Programming
15 12 (27.27%) JIRA

Core Animation
Co-occurring 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 24 (54.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (31.82%) Bluetooth
2 3 (6.82%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) SSL
2 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 24 (54.55%) Jenkins
2 15 (34.09%) Git (software)
3 13 (29.55%) JUnit
4 12 (27.27%) JIRA
5 11 (25.00%) Crashlytics
6 9 (20.45%) Calabash
6 9 (20.45%) Gradle
7 8 (18.18%) Android Studio
8 7 (15.91%) Xcode
9 4 (9.09%) CocoaPods
9 4 (9.09%) Mercurial
9 4 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Advertising
3 3 (6.82%) Automotive
3 3 (6.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (95.45%) Developer
2 33 (75.00%) iOS Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Integration Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior iOS Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.82%) iOS Programmer
6 3 (6.82%) iPhone Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Programmer
7 2 (4.55%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Automotive Software Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Digital Developer
8 1 (2.27%) iOS Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (84.09%) Core Data
2 17 (38.64%) iOS SDK
2 17 (38.64%) RESTful
3 16 (36.36%) JSON
3 16 (36.36%) XML
4 13 (29.55%) HTML
5 11 (25.00%) Android SDK
5 11 (25.00%) REST
5 11 (25.00%) UIKit
6 10 (22.73%) Cocoa
7 4 (9.09%) Cocoa Touch
7 4 (9.09%) iPhone SDK
8 2 (4.55%) RxSwift
9 1 (2.27%) QuartzCore
Miscellaneous
1 32 (72.73%) Animation
2 11 (25.00%) iPhone
2 11 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 11 (25.00%) User Experience
3 7 (15.91%) iPad
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Apple iOS
2 17 (38.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (79.55%) iOS Development
2 28 (63.64%) Push Notifications
3 24 (54.55%) MVC
4 23 (52.27%) TDD
5 19 (43.18%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.91%) OOP
7 17 (38.64%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (34.09%) Android Development
9 13 (29.55%) OOA/OOD
9 13 (29.55%) OOD
9 13 (29.55%) Pair Programming
10 12 (27.27%) Scrum
11 9 (20.45%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (18.18%) Mobile Development
13 7 (15.91%) Domain-Driven Design
13 7 (15.91%) Software Architecture
14 5 (11.36%) Extreme Programming
15 3 (6.82%) Front End Development
15 3 (6.82%) Wireframes
16 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 26 (59.09%) Apple Swift
2 23 (52.27%) Objective-C
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 12 (27.27%) Java
5 8 (18.18%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 24 (54.55%) Apple
2 9 (20.45%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.55%) Google