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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 616 623
Rank change year-on-year +29 +7  
Contract jobs citing Core Animation 23 35 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.065% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.23% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 18
Median daily rate £350 £400 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -10.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £258 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £341 £395 £344
% change year-on-year -13.60% +14.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.00 - -

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 15073 15351 15194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.00% 28.50% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 40527 42125 37909
Median daily rate £430 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £298 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 521 675
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Core Animation in the UK

Core Animation
Top 6 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 28 June 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 +27 19 £350 -15.15% 4
UK excluding London +27 15 £341 -13.60% 3
East of England - 10 £265 - 1
London +10 8 £350 -17.64% 1
Scotland +32 4 £375 +42.85%
North of England +54 1 £440 +12.82% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 44 (95.65%) Core Data
2 43 (93.48%) Animation
3 35 (76.09%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (71.74%) Push Notifications
5 31 (67.39%) iOS Development
5 31 (67.39%) Apple iOS
5 31 (67.39%) TDD
6 29 (63.04%) RESTful
7 28 (60.87%) Jenkins
8 27 (58.70%) MVC
9 26 (56.52%) OOD
9 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
9 26 (56.52%) XML
9 26 (56.52%) JSON
10 24 (52.17%) OOA/OOD
10 24 (52.17%) JUnit
10 24 (52.17%) HTML
10 24 (52.17%) Pair Programming
10 24 (52.17%) Mobile App
10 24 (52.17%) GitHub
10 24 (52.17%) Apple Swift
11 23 (50.00%) Objective-C
12 20 (43.48%) Cocoa
13 19 (41.30%) Xcode
14 18 (39.13%) Java
15 17 (36.96%) Android
16 16 (34.78%) Android Development
17 15 (32.61%) Gradle
17 15 (32.61%) Calabash
17 15 (32.61%) Android SDK

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) GitHub
2 2 (4.35%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.87%) SSL
2 1 (2.17%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 24 (52.17%) JUnit
3 19 (41.30%) Xcode
4 15 (32.61%) Calabash
4 15 (32.61%) Gradle
5 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
5 11 (23.91%) Subversion
6 6 (13.04%) Android Studio
7 5 (10.87%) Bitbucket
8 4 (8.70%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 11 (23.91%) Manufacturing
2 10 (21.74%) Automotive
3 9 (19.57%) Finance
4 5 (10.87%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (100.00%) Developer
2 31 (67.39%) iOS Developer
3 15 (32.61%) Android Developer
4 4 (8.70%) UI Developer
4 4 (8.70%) UI/UX Developer
4 4 (8.70%) UX Developer
5 2 (4.35%) Integration Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.17%) iOS Programmer
6 1 (2.17%) iPhone Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Objective-C Developer
6 1 (2.17%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (95.65%) Core Data
2 29 (63.04%) RESTful
3 26 (56.52%) JSON
3 26 (56.52%) XML
4 24 (52.17%) HTML
5 20 (43.48%) Cocoa
6 15 (32.61%) Android SDK
7 11 (23.91%) Cocoa Touch
8 10 (21.74%) iOS SDK
9 9 (19.57%) iPhone SDK
10 7 (15.22%) UIKit
11 1 (2.17%) Node.js
11 1 (2.17%) REST
11 1 (2.17%) Spring Boot
11 1 (2.17%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 43 (93.48%) Animation
2 24 (52.17%) Mobile App
3 15 (32.61%) iPhone
4 10 (21.74%) User Experience
5 6 (13.04%) iPad
6 5 (10.87%) Blackberry
6 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
6 5 (10.87%) PKI
7 2 (4.35%) Apple TV
Operating Systems
1 31 (67.39%) Apple iOS
2 17 (36.96%) Android
3 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Continuous Integration
2 33 (71.74%) Push Notifications
3 31 (67.39%) iOS Development
3 31 (67.39%) TDD
4 27 (58.70%) MVC
5 26 (56.52%) OOD
6 24 (52.17%) OOA/OOD
6 24 (52.17%) Pair Programming
7 16 (34.78%) Android Development
8 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (19.57%) Benchmarking
10 6 (13.04%) Mobile Development
11 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (10.87%) Cryptography
11 5 (10.87%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (8.70%) IT Strategy
13 3 (6.52%) OOP
14 2 (4.35%) Data Protection
14 2 (4.35%) OO
14 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) JavaScript
2 24 (52.17%) Apple Swift
3 23 (50.00%) Objective-C
4 18 (39.13%) Java
5 10 (21.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Apple
2 1 (2.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.17%) Splunk
2 1 (2.17%) Tealium
Brentwood, Essex
Peopleworks
Rate: From £60 to £65 per hour £60 to £65 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago