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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Core Animation
UK
Rank 559 627 607
Rank change year-on-year +68 -20  
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 24 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.024% 0.044%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.087% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 16
Median daily rate £275 £388 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.03% -1.58%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £388 £378
% change year-on-year -29.03% +2.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £37.00 - £39.90
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 - £35.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £44.46
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14119 14879 14337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.43% 27.95% 26.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9794 10317 9294
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 227 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Core Animation
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Core Animation in the UK

Core Animation
Top 9 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 27 March 2017. 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 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 +61 24 £275 -29.03% 3
Essex - 14 £275 -
East of England - 14 £275 -
London +39 7 £450 -5.26%
Brentwood - 5 - -
Yorkshire +15 2 £405 +4.51%
West Yorkshire +15 2 £405 +4.51%
Leeds +11 2 £405 +4.51%
South East +7 1 - -

Core Animation
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 with a requirement for Core Animation.

1 41 (78.85%) Core Data
2 40 (76.92%) Apple iOS
2 40 (76.92%) iOS Development
3 39 (75.00%) Animation
4 34 (65.38%) Objective-C
4 34 (65.38%) Apple Swift
5 32 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (55.77%) TDD
7 28 (53.85%) RESTful
7 28 (53.85%) Push Notifications
8 27 (51.92%) Jenkins
9 26 (50.00%) Mobile App
10 23 (44.23%) JSON
10 23 (44.23%) MVC
10 23 (44.23%) XML
11 22 (42.31%) OOD
11 22 (42.31%) OOA/OOD
11 22 (42.31%) HTML
11 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
11 22 (42.31%) JUnit
11 22 (42.31%) Pair Programming
11 22 (42.31%) GitHub
12 21 (40.38%) Cocoa
13 18 (34.62%) Android
14 15 (28.85%) Xcode
14 15 (28.85%) Calabash
15 14 (26.92%) Java
16 13 (25.00%) iPhone
16 13 (25.00%) Android Development
17 12 (23.08%) Android SDK

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.92%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (42.31%) GitHub
2 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) Jenkins
2 22 (42.31%) JUnit
3 15 (28.85%) Calabash
3 15 (28.85%) Xcode
4 12 (23.08%) Gradle
5 7 (13.46%) Subversion
6 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
6 4 (7.69%) JIRA
6 4 (7.69%) Mercurial
7 3 (5.77%) Android Studio
7 3 (5.77%) Travis CI
8 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (19.23%) Automotive
2 8 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (11.54%) Finance
4 5 (9.62%) Retail
5 4 (7.69%) Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.92%) Publishing
7 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (100.00%) Developer
2 40 (76.92%) iOS Developer
3 12 (23.08%) Android Developer
4 7 (13.46%) Applications Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Objective-C Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Lead Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Lead iOS Developer
7 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce Developer
7 1 (1.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (1.92%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (78.85%) Core Data
2 28 (53.85%) RESTful
3 23 (44.23%) JSON
3 23 (44.23%) XML
4 22 (42.31%) HTML
5 21 (40.38%) Cocoa
6 12 (23.08%) Android SDK
7 11 (21.15%) Cocoa Touch
7 11 (21.15%) iOS SDK
8 10 (19.23%) iPhone SDK
9 3 (5.77%) Web Services
10 2 (3.85%) COM
10 2 (3.85%) REST
10 2 (3.85%) UIKit
11 1 (1.92%) Node.js
11 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
11 1 (1.92%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 39 (75.00%) Animation
2 26 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 13 (25.00%) iPhone
4 7 (13.46%) User Experience
5 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 40 (76.92%) Apple iOS
2 18 (34.62%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) iOS Development
2 32 (61.54%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (55.77%) TDD
4 28 (53.85%) Push Notifications
5 23 (44.23%) MVC
6 22 (42.31%) OOA/OOD
6 22 (42.31%) OOD
6 22 (42.31%) Pair Programming
7 13 (25.00%) Android Development
8 11 (21.15%) Mobile Development
9 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (9.62%) BDD
12 4 (7.69%) Benchmarking
12 4 (7.69%) IT Strategy
12 4 (7.69%) Software Engineering
13 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
13 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
14 2 (3.85%) Case Management
14 2 (3.85%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (65.38%) Apple Swift
1 34 (65.38%) Objective-C
2 22 (42.31%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.92%) Java
4 12 (23.08%) C++
5 2 (3.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Apple
2 2 (3.85%) Infor
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.92%) Splunk
3 1 (1.92%) Tealium