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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 100 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.23% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.43% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Median daily rate £338 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £356 £310
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +14.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
741 691 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.94% 45.82% 40.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 371 277
Median daily rate £400 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £175 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 35 36
Median hourly rate £12.58 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.11% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £38.50 £37.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Xamarin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (50.00%) MVC
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) Android
5 1 (16.67%) F#
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (16.67%) WPF
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
5 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (16.67%) Android Development
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Axure RP
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Xamarin Developer
3 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
4 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (16.67%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (16.67%) HTML Developer
5 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Java Android Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (16.67%) Java Mobile Developer
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Digital Media
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 3 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Android Development
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
2 1 (16.67%) Memory Management
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) F#
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft