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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 254 228 225
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -3
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 12 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.096% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.20% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 1
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£331 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.18% +39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +39.13%
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
4594 4464 3818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 45.68% 47.85% 47.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2435 2181 1808
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 267 316
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.09 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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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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 £288 - 1
Berkshire -1 2 £288 -36.11%
Oxfordshire - 2 £351 -
Surrey - - - - 3
Kent - - - -
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 13 (81.25%) C#
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Apple iOS
3 9 (56.25%) Android
4 6 (37.50%) Java
4 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
5 5 (31.25%) C++
5 5 (31.25%) Mobile Development
6 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (25.00%) CSS
6 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) JIRA
7 3 (18.75%) BDD
7 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) MVC
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
7 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
7 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
8 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (12.50%) C

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
2 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) JIRA
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) Mercurial
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
2 7 (43.75%) Xamarin Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 1 (6.25%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) Web Services
5 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (12.50%) jQuery
6 2 (12.50%) Xamarin.iOS
7 1 (6.25%) Entity Framework
7 1 (6.25%) REST
7 1 (6.25%) D3.js
7 1 (6.25%) LESS
7 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (6.25%) Raphaël
7 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.25%) WCF
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
2 1 (6.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Apple iOS
2 9 (56.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile Development
2 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) BDD
3 3 (18.75%) iOS Development
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Data Management
5 1 (6.25%) Web Development
5 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 6 (37.50%) Objective-C
3 5 (31.25%) C++
4 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) C
5 1 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
5 1 (6.25%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 1 (6.25%) Pascal
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) Delphi
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Perforce
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter