The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 253 242 234
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 14 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.062% 0.024%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.13% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 2
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£338 £425 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +55.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £292 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £485 £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £260
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +53.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
4656 4642 4097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 46.27% 47.67% 48.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2476 2315 1989
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £190 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 268 325
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.25 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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
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 17 April 2015. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 5 £363 - 1
Buckinghamshire +5 4 £325 -6.47%
Berkshire +6 2 £288 -36.11% 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £351 - 2
Surrey - - - - 4
Kent - - - - 1
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) C#
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 13 (68.42%) Apple iOS
3 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 9 (47.37%) Objective-C
4 9 (47.37%) Android
5 6 (31.58%) Mobile Development
5 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) Java
5 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) C++
6 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
6 5 (26.32%) JIRA
7 4 (21.05%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
7 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
7 4 (21.05%) CSS
7 4 (21.05%) Web Services
7 4 (21.05%) User Experience
7 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
8 3 (15.79%) BDD
8 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.79%) MVC
8 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
8 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Node.js
2 1 (5.26%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.26%) SaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) CouchDB
2 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) JIRA
1 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Mercurial
2 2 (10.53%) Axure RP
3 1 (5.26%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
2 8 (42.11%) Xamarin Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
3 6 (31.58%) C# Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (15.79%) iOS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior iOS Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) .NET
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) HTML5
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) CSS
4 4 (21.05%) Web Services
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.53%) jQuery
6 2 (10.53%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (10.53%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) REST
6 2 (10.53%) PhoneGap
7 1 (5.26%) D3.js
7 1 (5.26%) LESS
7 1 (5.26%) Cocoa Touch
7 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.26%) Raphaël
7 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mobile App
1 4 (21.05%) User Experience
2 2 (10.53%) Online Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Graphic Design
3 1 (5.26%) Life Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Apple iOS
2 9 (47.37%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) iOS Development
1 6 (31.58%) Mobile Development
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
3 4 (21.05%) Scrum
4 3 (15.79%) MVC
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Integration Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.26%) Android Development
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.26%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.26%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
6 1 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) C#
2 9 (47.37%) Objective-C
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 2 (10.53%) C
6 1 (5.26%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (5.26%) TypeScript
6 1 (5.26%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (5.26%) Pascal
6 1 (5.26%) VB
6 1 (5.26%) Delphi
6 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe
2 1 (5.26%) Perforce
2 1 (5.26%) Google
2 1 (5.26%) Facebook
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter