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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 95 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.15% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£365 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+22.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
700 614 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.48% 44.78% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 289 163
Average daily rate £350 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £168 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 34
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +0.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.49 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 April 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Mobile App
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) iOS Development
2 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (71.43%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Android
3 4 (57.14%) Android Development
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Development
4 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift
4 2 (28.57%) RESTful
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
4 2 (28.57%) Publishing
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
5 1 (14.29%) Market Research
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Mercurial
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Android
3 2 (28.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) iOS Development
2 4 (57.14%) Mobile Development
2 4 (57.14%) Android Development
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Market Research
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) Objective-C
2 2 (28.57%) Apple Swift