The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xamarin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 124 151 133
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -18
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 24 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.75% 0.14% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 0.36% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 5
Median daily rate £550 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.96% +3.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -
Xamarin
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1497 1665 1507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 47.06% 40.08% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 876 823
Median daily rate £403 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 80 101
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.33 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing Xamarin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Xamarin Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Xamarin
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xamarin across the North West region.

Xamarin Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Xamarin
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xamarin across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +6 13 £551 +63.33% 9
Cheshire - 2 £388 - 2
Merseyside - 1 £250 -
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North West region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 25 (80.65%) C#
3 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
4 23 (74.19%) CSS
5 22 (70.97%) Mobile App
6 20 (64.52%) Umbraco
6 20 (64.52%) NoSQL
7 17 (54.84%) .NET Framework
8 16 (51.61%) Mobile Application Development
9 14 (45.16%) Front End Development
10 13 (41.94%) HTML
11 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (25.81%) Couchbase
12 8 (25.81%) React
13 7 (22.58%) SDLC
13 7 (22.58%) CMS
13 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
13 7 (22.58%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (22.58%) Sitecore
14 6 (19.35%) Android
14 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (16.13%) Windows
15 5 (16.13%) React Native
15 5 (16.13%) Android Development
15 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
16 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
16 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
17 3 (9.68%) Java
17 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
17 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 20 (64.52%) Umbraco
2 7 (22.58%) CMS
2 7 (22.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
1 1 (3.23%) Network Security
1 1 (3.23%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) NoSQL
2 8 (25.81%) Couchbase
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Android Studio
1 3 (9.68%) Jasmine
2 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 21 (67.74%) .NET Developer
3 19 (61.29%) Xamarin Developer
4 16 (51.61%) C# Developer
5 15 (48.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 11 (35.48%) NoSQL Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Consultant
8 3 (9.68%) Android Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Agile .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Agile Developer
9 2 (6.45%) iOS Android Developer
9 2 (6.45%) iOS Developer
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Consultant
9 2 (6.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Mobile Developer
9 2 (6.45%) Senior Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) .NET
2 23 (74.19%) CSS
3 17 (54.84%) .NET Framework
4 13 (41.94%) HTML
5 8 (25.81%) React
6 5 (16.13%) React Native
7 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.45%) Apache Cordova
7 2 (6.45%) Web Services
8 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (3.23%) CSS3
8 1 (3.23%) Google Maps API
8 1 (3.23%) HTML5
8 1 (3.23%) jQuery
8 1 (3.23%) JSON
8 1 (3.23%) PhoneGap
8 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (3.23%) WPF
8 1 (3.23%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (70.97%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.23%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.23%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.23%) iPhone
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Android
2 5 (16.13%) Apple iOS
2 5 (16.13%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.23%) Windows CE
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Mobile Application Development
2 14 (45.16%) Front End Development
3 7 (22.58%) SDLC
3 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
4 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Android Development
6 4 (12.90%) iOS Development
7 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.68%) Mobile Development
7 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Web Development
8 2 (6.45%) MVC
8 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.23%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.23%) BPEL
9 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.23%) Microservices
9 1 (3.23%) OOP
9 1 (3.23%) Scrum
9 1 (3.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C#
2 24 (77.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.68%) Java
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) Ruby
4 1 (3.23%) SQL
4 1 (3.23%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Facebook
3 1 (3.23%) Google
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Teradata