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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 81 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.70% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
642 472 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 45.15% 40.17% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 215 268
Average daily rate £341 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 51
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -0.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 31 October 2014, 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 11 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (66.67%) Objective-C
4 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 7 (58.33%) Android
4 7 (58.33%) iOS Development
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Xamarin.iOS
6 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (25.00%) Retail
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (16.67%) Appcelerator
7 2 (16.67%) HTML5
7 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (16.67%) OO
7 2 (16.67%) HTML
7 2 (16.67%) CSS
7 2 (16.67%) iPad
7 2 (16.67%) iPhone
7 2 (16.67%) Ruby
8 1 (8.33%) jQuery
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
8 1 (8.33%) Cucumber

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (8.33%) Calabash
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 5 (41.67%) iOS Developer
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
4 4 (33.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) Xamarin.iOS
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
3 2 (16.67%) HTML5
3 2 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
4 1 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (8.33%) CSS3
4 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (16.67%) iPhone
2 2 (16.67%) iPad
3 1 (8.33%) Open Source
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Apple iOS
2 7 (58.33%) Android
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) iOS Development
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) OO
4 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (8.33%) Android Development
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Objective-C
2 4 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
5 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Perl
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Appcelerator
3 1 (8.33%) Adobe
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