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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 148 150 133
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £363 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
1662 1656 1323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 45.42% 43.84% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 957 858 681
Median daily rate £400 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 97 91
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £42.50 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -4 5 £375 -11.76% 6
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 4
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 7 (70.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Android Development
5 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
7 1 (10.00%) PHP
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) XSLT
7 1 (10.00%) OO
7 1 (10.00%) CRM
7 1 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Android Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Axure RP
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (30.00%) Android Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (30.00%) iOS Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (10.00%) HTML CSS Developer
7 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Java Android Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (10.00%) RESTful
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Android
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile Development
1 5 (50.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Android Development
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) F#
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft