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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 394 421 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 20 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.004% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.009% -
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
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 - - -
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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
11012 11599 11780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 45.93% 46.38% 45.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 6939 7470 7135
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £588 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 233 262 338
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.98 £48.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

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 28 August 2014.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in London

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 23 (76.67%) Android
2 16 (53.33%) Mobile App
3 15 (50.00%) C#
4 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
5 11 (36.67%) Android Development
6 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (23.33%) HTML
7 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) Xamarin.iOS
8 6 (20.00%) iOS Development
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 6 (20.00%) Google
9 5 (16.67%) NUnit
9 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 5 (16.67%) HTML5
10 4 (13.33%) Android SDK
10 4 (13.33%) SQLite
10 4 (13.33%) Time Management
10 4 (13.33%) RESTful
10 4 (13.33%) JSON
10 4 (13.33%) Scrum
10 4 (13.33%) MVC
10 4 (13.33%) Java
10 4 (13.33%) CSS
10 4 (13.33%) Windows
11 3 (10.00%) OOP
11 3 (10.00%) OO
11 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
11 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (6.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQLite
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) NUnit
2 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (6.67%) Ranorex
3 2 (6.67%) Xcode
3 2 (6.67%) Subversion
3 2 (6.67%) JIRA
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (6.67%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
3 1 (3.33%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 24 (80.00%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Android Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Xamarin Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
5 4 (13.33%) iOS Developer
6 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Architect
7 2 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 2 (6.67%) Designer
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (3.33%) C# Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Android Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Junior
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) HTML
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
1 7 (23.33%) Xamarin.iOS
2 6 (20.00%) Web Services
3 5 (16.67%) HTML5
4 4 (13.33%) Android SDK
4 4 (13.33%) JSON
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) RESTful
5 3 (10.00%) REST
5 3 (10.00%) PhoneGap
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (6.67%) UIKit
6 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (6.67%) LINQ
7 1 (3.33%) jQuery
7 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.33%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (53.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.00%) Streaming Music
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) Online Games
3 2 (6.67%) iPad
4 1 (3.33%) PMI
4 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Android
2 13 (43.33%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.33%) Windows
4 3 (10.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Android Development
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) MVC
5 4 (13.33%) Scrum
5 4 (13.33%) Time Management
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (10.00%) OOP
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (6.67%) MVVM
8 1 (3.33%) Database Caching
8 1 (3.33%) OpenUP
8 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.33%) Web Development
8 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.67%) Adobe
3 1 (3.33%) Sencha
3 1 (3.33%) Facebook
3 1 (3.33%) Twitter
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