The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 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 North West 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 129 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.099% 0.074% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.16% -
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1356 1267 1578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 44.84% 46.77% 48.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 686 546 727
Average daily rate £333 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 101 115
Average hourly rate £17.00 £21.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.11 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Xamarin
England

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 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -7 2 £400 +33.33% 4
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Calabash
3 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (16.67%) Android Development
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 2 (33.33%) Calabash
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) iOS Development
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
3 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
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