The first table below looks at the demand for Xamarin.iOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin.iOS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin.iOS (formerly MonoTouch)
Rank 556 530 564
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +34
Contract jobs citing Xamarin.iOS 10 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.019% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.067% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £403 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £400 £263
% change year-on-year
-43.75% +52.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13758 13351 14136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.83% 28.66% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8961 8646 8788
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 264 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Xamarin.iOS
UK

Xamarin.iOS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin.iOS across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Xamarin.iOS Jobs Demand Trend in England

Xamarin.iOS
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Xamarin.iOS Daily Rate Trend in England

Xamarin.iOS
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xamarin.iOS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Xamarin.iOS Daily Rate Histogram in England

Xamarin.iOS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin.iOS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 8 £350 -15.66%
East of England -21 1 £225 -35.71%
North West - 1 - - 2
South East - - - - 1
Xamarin.iOS
UK

Xamarin.iOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Xamarin.iOS 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.iOS.

1 13 (92.86%) Apple iOS
2 11 (78.57%) iOS Development
3 10 (71.43%) Xamarin
4 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) NUnit
6 5 (35.71%) Xcode
6 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
6 5 (35.71%) C#
6 5 (35.71%) Time Management
6 5 (35.71%) Android
7 4 (28.57%) iPhone
7 4 (28.57%) RESTful
7 4 (28.57%) UIKit
7 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Streaming Music
8 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) Cocoa
8 3 (21.43%) Adobe
8 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
8 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
8 3 (21.43%) Cocoa Touch
8 3 (21.43%) iOS SDK
8 3 (21.43%) JIRA

Xamarin.iOS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Xamarin.iOS 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.iOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Photoshop
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) NUnit
2 5 (35.71%) Xcode
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Music Industry
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
2 10 (71.43%) iOS Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 2 (14.29%) Android Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) RESTful
1 4 (28.57%) UIKit
2 3 (21.43%) iOS SDK
2 3 (21.43%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (21.43%) Cocoa
3 2 (14.29%) LINQ
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) Sencha Touch
4 1 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Mobile App
2 4 (28.57%) N-Tier
2 4 (28.57%) Streaming Music
2 4 (28.57%) iPhone
3 2 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) iOS Development
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Time Management
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
1 5 (35.71%) Objective-C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Xamarin
2 3 (21.43%) Adobe
2 3 (21.43%) Atlassian
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) Sencha