The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Xamarin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 86 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.17% 0.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £348 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
508 382 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.62% 45.69% 49.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 193 257
Average daily rate £350 £288 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £465 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £9.53 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Xamarin
South East

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Xamarin Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Xamarin
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Xamarin Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Xamarin
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xamarin across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Xamarin also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xamarin.

1 6 (100.00%) Android
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (83.33%) iPhone
2 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) Cocoa
3 4 (66.67%) Xcode
3 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
3 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 4 (66.67%) iPad
3 4 (66.67%) iOS SDK
3 4 (66.67%) Android SDK
3 4 (66.67%) Android Development
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) CSS

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Xamarin also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Xamarin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) PhoneGap
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) iOS Developer
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) iOS SDK
2 4 (66.67%) Android SDK
2 4 (66.67%) Cocoa
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) LINQ
3 1 (16.67%) Ajax
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) iPhone
2 4 (66.67%) iPad
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Android
2 5 (83.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (66.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) VB.NET
2 4 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft