The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 88 87 64
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.079% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£325 £245 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -14.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £318 £260
% change year-on-year
+6.29% +22.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
528 555 369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.67% 43.70% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 286 196
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 46
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.43 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.07% +14.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £8.75 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.85 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) PhoneGap
2 3 (60.00%) Online Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Node.js
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Axure RP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) LESS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Online Banking
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Graphic Design
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (20.00%) Facebook
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft