The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 80 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.18% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
516 528 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 41.15% 47.35% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 252 259
Average daily rate £325 £325 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 35 54
Average hourly rate £23.50 £18.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.55% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.37 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Xamarin
North West

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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sale - - - - 1
Xamarin
North West

Xamarin
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Android
3 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Ruby
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Calabash
3 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (25.00%) Android Development
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (50.00%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Objective-C