The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xamarin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 102 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 4 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Xamarin
North West

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

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
707 587 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 39.02% 41.11% 47.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 361 325 287
Average daily rate £365 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 30 28
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -15.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.40 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Xamarin Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Xamarin
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Xamarin Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (77.78%) PhoneGap
1 7 (77.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (55.56%) iOS SDK
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) Android
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (44.44%) Appcelerator
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) IIS
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
2 3 (33.33%) CMS
2 3 (33.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (22.22%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (44.44%) Xcode
3 3 (33.33%) Subversion
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Mercurial
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Mobile Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Applications Developer
3 4 (44.44%) iOS Developer
3 4 (44.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Android Developer
4 2 (22.22%) iOS Android Developer
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Programmer
5 1 (11.11%) iPhone Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Objective-C Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) PhoneGap
2 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 6 (66.67%) HTML5
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) iOS SDK
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) Android SDK
4 4 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 4 (44.44%) WCF
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
6 2 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
6 2 (22.22%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) CSS3
6 2 (22.22%) REST
6 2 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
2 1 (11.11%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) iOS Development
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile Application Development
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Android Development
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 4 (44.44%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Appcelerator
3 3 (33.33%) EPiServer
3 3 (33.33%) OpenText
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
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