The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 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 London 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 384 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 24 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10647 11180 11862
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.37% 46.04% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6693 7118 7147
Average daily rate £423 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.58% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £254 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 291 340
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.52% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £48.00 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Xamarin
England

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 1 August 2014.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in London

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 (74.07%) Android
2 16 (59.26%) Mobile App
3 14 (51.85%) C#
4 12 (44.44%) Apple iOS
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Android Development
7 7 (25.93%) Xamarin.iOS
8 6 (22.22%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) Web Services
8 6 (22.22%) iOS Development
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) NUnit
9 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
9 5 (18.52%) Google
10 4 (14.81%) JSON
10 4 (14.81%) Time Management
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
10 4 (14.81%) Java
10 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
11 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap
11 3 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 3 (11.11%) RESTful
11 3 (11.11%) HTML5
11 3 (11.11%) REST
11 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
11 3 (11.11%) XML
11 3 (11.11%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) OOP

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (7.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) SQLite
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) NUnit
2 3 (11.11%) PhoneGap
2 3 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Xcode
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (11.11%) Publishing
2 2 (7.41%) Games
3 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Dutch Language
3 1 (3.70%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Android Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (14.81%) iOS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Designer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Android Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (3.70%) Tester
6 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architect
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Tester
6 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) Xamarin.iOS
2 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 6 (22.22%) Web Services
3 5 (18.52%) HTML
4 4 (14.81%) JSON
4 4 (14.81%) CSS
5 3 (11.11%) RESTful
5 3 (11.11%) HTML5
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
5 3 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) LINQ
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.41%) UIKit
6 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) WCF
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) Streaming Music
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.41%) Online Games
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Android
2 12 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Android Development
3 6 (22.22%) iOS Development
4 5 (18.52%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (11.11%) OOP
6 3 (11.11%) OO
6 3 (11.11%) MVC
6 3 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 2 (7.41%) MVVM
7 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.70%) Database Caching
8 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.70%) OpenUP
8 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) C#
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Google
2 2 (7.41%) Atlassian
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Sencha