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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 407 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.021% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.046% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £510 - -
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
10769 9954 12156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 44.51% 46.07% 43.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7026 6301 7353
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 247 305
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.75 £44.50 £37.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London - - - -
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (52.00%) C#
2 12 (48.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (40.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (32.00%) MVC
5 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (28.00%) Android
6 6 (24.00%) HTML
6 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (20.00%) iOS Development
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (16.00%) HTML5
8 4 (16.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
8 4 (16.00%) Windows
9 3 (12.00%) Facebook
9 3 (12.00%) Twitter
9 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (12.00%) SOA
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) CSS
9 3 (12.00%) Web Design
9 3 (12.00%) NHibernate
9 3 (12.00%) Web Development
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) jQuery

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) PhoneGap
1 2 (8.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
1 2 (8.00%) Xcode
2 1 (4.00%) Calabash
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) C# Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 5 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Mobile Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (12.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior iOS Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (16.00%) HTML5
4 3 (12.00%) CSS
4 3 (12.00%) NHibernate
4 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (12.00%) jQuery
4 3 (12.00%) RESTful
4 3 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (8.00%) Web Services
6 1 (4.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (4.00%) SOAP
6 1 (4.00%) WCF
6 1 (4.00%) AppFabric
6 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (4.00%) CSS3
6 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (48.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (8.00%) Online Games
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (28.00%) Android
3 4 (16.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) MVC
2 5 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 5 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) BDD
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
4 3 (12.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) Web Design
4 3 (12.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.00%) Android Development
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.00%) Facebook
2 3 (12.00%) Twitter