The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Xamarin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South East 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 245 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.052% 0.024% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.049% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £274 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4639 4069 5405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 47.89% 48.62% 50.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 1994 2369
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 323 368
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +10.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.00 £40.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Xamarin Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Xamarin
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Xamarin Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Xamarin
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xamarin across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 2
Surrey - - - -
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (90.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 8 (80.00%) iOS Development
3 7 (70.00%) C#
4 6 (60.00%) HTML
4 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
4 6 (60.00%) Android Development
5 5 (50.00%) jQuery
5 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (50.00%) iPhone
6 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (40.00%) Cocoa
6 4 (40.00%) Xcode
6 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
6 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (40.00%) iPad
6 4 (40.00%) iOS SDK
6 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (40.00%) Android SDK
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) OO
8 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 1 (10.00%) XML
8 1 (10.00%) CSS
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Xcode
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Technical Architect
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (40.00%) Cocoa
3 4 (40.00%) iOS SDK
3 4 (40.00%) Android SDK
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) LINQ
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) Xamarin.iOS
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) iPhone
2 4 (40.00%) iPad
2 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) iOS Development
2 6 (60.00%) Android Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) MVVM
4 1 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Objective-C
3 4 (40.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft