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 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 South 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 137 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1257 921 1254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 41.34% 42.98% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 803 541 675
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £479 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 67 100
Average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.62% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £41.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Xamarin
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Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Xamarin Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Xamarin
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Xamarin Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Xamarin
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) PhoneGap
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript