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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xamarin
North West / Manchester
Rank 93 105 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -18
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 2 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.21% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.52% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £275 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -3.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
597 763 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.83% 39.27% 43.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 394 350
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £29.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

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 19 January 2017, 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 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
2 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
3 12 (80.00%) Umbraco
4 10 (66.67%) Mobile App
5 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
6 8 (53.33%) Couchbase
6 8 (53.33%) React
7 7 (46.67%) SDLC
7 7 (46.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 7 (46.67%) Sitecore
7 7 (46.67%) CMS
7 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
8 5 (33.33%) React Native
8 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
8 5 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (20.00%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
9 3 (20.00%) Android
9 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (13.33%) Web Development
10 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
10 2 (13.33%) Android Development
10 2 (13.33%) Windows
10 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
11 1 (6.67%) TDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (80.00%) Umbraco
2 7 (46.67%) CMS
2 7 (46.67%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
1 1 (6.67%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) NoSQL
2 8 (53.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Android Studio
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 10 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (46.67%) C# Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (40.00%) Xamarin Developer
5 5 (33.33%) Consultant
6 3 (20.00%) NoSQL Developer
7 2 (13.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (13.33%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Consultant
7 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Senior Xamarin Developer
7 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
8 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
8 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 9 (60.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (53.33%) React
5 5 (33.33%) React Native
6 3 (20.00%) HTML
7 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Cordova
7 1 (6.67%) Google Maps API
7 1 (6.67%) JSON
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) CAN bus
2 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Ubuntu
3 1 (6.67%) Windows CE
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) SDLC
1 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 5 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Android Development
4 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (6.67%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.67%) OOP
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
1 13 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Sitecore
2 1 (6.67%) Facebook
2 1 (6.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft