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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 134 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.094% 0.20% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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 - - -
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
1484 1324 1620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 46.46% 44.79% 47.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 784 596 756
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 104 129
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +33.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 September 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
Manchester -12 3 £350 +11.11% 2
Cheshire - - - - 3
Merseyside - - - - 2
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (85.71%) iOS Development
2 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (57.14%) Android
3 4 (57.14%) iPhone
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) TDD
4 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
5 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) iPad
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (14.29%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Perl
6 1 (14.29%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (14.29%) Xcode
6 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (14.29%) Calabash
2 1 (14.29%) Xcode
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) iOS Developer
3 2 (28.57%) iPhone Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Android Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) iPhone
2 3 (42.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (28.57%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Apple iOS
2 4 (57.14%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) iOS Development
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Android Development
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Objective-C
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Appcelerator
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