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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 396 422 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 18 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.16% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
Average daily rate
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£433 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% -
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 - - -
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
11031 11581 11746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.52% 45.91% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7245 7566 7184
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 244 240 321
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%

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 October 2014.

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 1 October 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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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
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 30 (81.08%) Android
2 19 (51.35%) C#
3 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (48.65%) Apple iOS
3 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
4 14 (37.84%) Android Development
5 11 (29.73%) .NET
6 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
7 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (24.32%) Google
8 8 (21.62%) HTML
8 8 (21.62%) Web Services
8 8 (21.62%) Xamarin.iOS
9 7 (18.92%) REST
9 7 (18.92%) XML
9 7 (18.92%) Java
9 7 (18.92%) Scrum
10 6 (16.22%) OO
10 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (16.22%) HTML5
10 6 (16.22%) JSON
11 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
11 5 (13.51%) RESTful
11 5 (13.51%) Android SDK
11 5 (13.51%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) CSS
11 5 (13.51%) NUnit
11 5 (13.51%) MVC
12 4 (10.81%) Web Development
12 4 (10.81%) OOP

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) ArcGIS
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
1 2 (5.41%) SSL
2 1 (2.70%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQLite
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) NUnit
2 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Subversion
4 2 (5.41%) Xcode
4 2 (5.41%) Ranorex
4 2 (5.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (5.41%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.70%) Appium
5 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (8.11%) Publishing
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.70%) Music Industry
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (86.49%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Android Developer
3 14 (37.84%) Xamarin Developer
4 7 (18.92%) iOS Developer
5 6 (16.22%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Developer
7 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.41%) Architect
8 2 (5.41%) Designer
9 1 (2.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Senior iOS Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Mobile Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Senior Android Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Tester
9 1 (2.70%) Junior
9 1 (2.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (29.73%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 8 (21.62%) Xamarin.iOS
3 7 (18.92%) REST
3 7 (18.92%) XML
4 6 (16.22%) HTML5
4 6 (16.22%) JSON
5 5 (13.51%) RESTful
5 5 (13.51%) Android SDK
5 5 (13.51%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) PhoneGap
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
7 3 (8.11%) SOAP
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.41%) JMS
8 2 (5.41%) WSDL
8 2 (5.41%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (5.41%) UIKit
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Mobile App
2 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) iPad
3 3 (8.11%) Streaming Music
3 3 (8.11%) User Experience
4 2 (5.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) iPhone
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.70%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 30 (81.08%) Android
2 18 (48.65%) Apple iOS
3 5 (13.51%) Windows
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Android Development
3 10 (27.03%) iOS Development
4 7 (18.92%) Scrum
5 6 (16.22%) OO
6 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
7 4 (10.81%) OOP
7 4 (10.81%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (10.81%) Time Management
8 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
8 3 (8.11%) MVVM
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
10 1 (2.70%) OpenUP
10 1 (2.70%) Test Automation
10 1 (2.70%) Database Caching
10 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) C
5 2 (5.41%) Objective-C
5 2 (5.41%) SQL
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
1 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Google
2 2 (5.41%) ESRI
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe
2 2 (5.41%) Sencha
2 2 (5.41%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.70%) Appcelerator
3 1 (2.70%) Facebook
3 1 (2.70%) Twitter
3 1 (2.70%) Apple