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 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 93 86 77
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.19% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.39% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
712 511 530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 44.03% 41.51% 46.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 284 249
Average daily rate £338 £323 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 36
Average hourly rate £17.50 £23.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £29.87 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 6 (85.71%) iOS Development
3 5 (71.43%) Android Development
3 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (71.43%) Android
3 5 (71.43%) Git (software)
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Subversion
4 4 (57.14%) Mobile Development
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Apple
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Mercurial

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

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
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Mobile Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (14.29%) CSS
3 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (71.43%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) iOS Development
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Android Development
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Mobile Development
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Apple