The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xamarin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Xamarin.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 65 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.28% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.78% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Xamarin
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
343 355 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.31% 49.17% 52.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 175 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 23
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Xamarin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Xamarin Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Xamarin
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xamarin across the Birmingham region.

Xamarin Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Google Play
2 1 (33.33%) iTunes
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Kony
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (33.33%) Google Play
1 1 (33.33%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Android SDK
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) PhoneGap
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Android Development
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Development
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Kony