The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xamarin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 389 383 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 17 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.072% 0.098% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xamarin
England

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

Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10268 10462 11006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.62% 44.36% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6806 6573 6989
Average daily rate £425 £421 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% -0.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 224 285
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -12.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.55 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Xamarin Jobs Demand Trend in London

Xamarin
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Xamarin Daily Rate Trend in London

Xamarin
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xamarin across the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in London

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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
City of London -4 6 £438 -7.89% 3
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 20 (68.97%) Apple iOS
2 19 (65.52%) C#
3 18 (62.07%) REST
4 16 (55.17%) .NET
5 14 (48.28%) Android
6 13 (44.83%) iOS Development
7 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
7 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
8 11 (37.93%) HTML
8 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (34.48%) XML
10 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
10 9 (31.03%) JSON
11 8 (27.59%) MVC
11 8 (27.59%) BDD
11 8 (27.59%) Android Development
12 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (24.14%) TDD
13 6 (20.69%) Scrum
13 6 (20.69%) Subversion
13 6 (20.69%) Objective-C
13 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
13 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
13 6 (20.69%) CSS
13 6 (20.69%) SOAP
13 6 (20.69%) Web Services
13 6 (20.69%) Degree
13 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
13 6 (20.69%) Mobile Application Development
13 6 (20.69%) Mobile Development

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
1 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.45%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) MySQL
3 3 (10.34%) SQLite
4 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
1 6 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Maven
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 3 (10.34%) Xcode
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) Calabash
4 2 (6.90%) Selenium
4 2 (6.90%) Appium
5 1 (3.45%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.45%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.45%) Capybara
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.45%) JMeter
5 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 4 (13.79%) Automotive
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
3 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Developer
2 10 (34.48%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Applications Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Xamarin Developer
4 5 (17.24%) iOS Developer
5 4 (13.79%) .NET Developer
5 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Android Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) REST
2 16 (55.17%) .NET
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) XML
5 9 (31.03%) JSON
6 6 (20.69%) CSS
6 6 (20.69%) SOAP
6 6 (20.69%) Web Services
7 5 (17.24%) Cocoa
7 5 (17.24%) HTML5
7 5 (17.24%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
9 3 (10.34%) iOS SDK
9 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 2 (6.90%) RESTful
11 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
11 1 (3.45%) Django
11 1 (3.45%) jQuery
11 1 (3.45%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Mobile App
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 5 (17.24%) User Experience
4 3 (10.34%) Digital Media
5 1 (3.45%) iPhone
5 1 (3.45%) Video on Demand
5 1 (3.45%) iPad
5 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.45%) EFT
5 1 (3.45%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Apple iOS
2 14 (48.28%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (44.83%) iOS Development
2 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (27.59%) BDD
3 8 (27.59%) MVC
3 8 (27.59%) Android Development
4 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 7 (24.14%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Mobile Application Development
5 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
5 6 (20.69%) Mobile Development
6 5 (17.24%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (17.24%) Kanban
7 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
8 2 (6.90%) Content Management
8 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.45%) DRM
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) C#
2 12 (41.38%) JavaScript
3 6 (20.69%) Objective-C
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
5 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Coverity
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.45%) Google