The table below looks at the statistics 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 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 145 148 126
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -22
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 1 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.033% 0.062% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.082% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate £400 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1226 1291 1027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 40.77% 39.92% 41.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 770 587
Average daily rate £360 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £212 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 78 62
Average hourly rate £19.00 £24.38 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.05% +54.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £30.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

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
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bristol - 1 £400 - 5
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 11 (78.57%) .NET
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) Android
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) Scrum
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (50.00%) Android Development
5 5 (35.71%) Mobile Development
5 5 (35.71%) MVVM
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
6 4 (28.57%) Apple
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
6 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
6 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (28.57%) Android SDK
6 4 (28.57%) MvvmCross
6 4 (28.57%) Digital Media
6 4 (28.57%) Node.js
6 4 (28.57%) iOS SDK
7 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (21.43%) NoSQL

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) NoSQL
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) Xcode
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Android Developer
3 4 (28.57%) iOS Android Developer
3 4 (28.57%) iOS Developer
4 3 (21.43%) UI Developer
5 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Mac Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) Android SDK
3 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 4 (28.57%) iOS SDK
3 4 (28.57%) MvvmCross
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
4 3 (21.43%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) Cocoa
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Android
2 7 (50.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Mac OS X
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 7 (50.00%) Android Development
4 5 (35.71%) Mobile Development
4 5 (35.71%) MVVM
5 4 (28.57%) iOS Development
5 4 (28.57%) Kanban
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (21.43%) Objective-C
4 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Apple
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
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