The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xamarin products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 556 550 549
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 63 51 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.062%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.22% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 30 19
Average daily rate £338 £348 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -13.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £450
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 - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22182 23145 22099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.13% 45.68% 45.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 13227 13479 12168
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 875 970 963
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.29 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Xamarin Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xamarin
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xamarin within the UK.

Xamarin Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xamarin
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xamarin within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xamarin
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England +8 56 £350 - 44
London +5 23 £500 +42.85% 10
South East +6 14 £338 +8.87% 9
Scotland -2 7 £275 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire -17 7 £350 -2.77% 2
Glasgow +14 6 £275 -8.33% 1
South Yorkshire - 6 £350 -
Hampshire +4 5 £325 +13.04% 5
Sheffield - 5 £350 -
Berkshire - 5 £350 - 3
Reading - 5 £350 -
Manchester -17 4 £325 -7.14% 5
North West -18 4 £325 -7.14% 7
Oxfordshire - 4 £350 - 1
Portsmouth - 4 £325 - 1
East Midlands -5 3 £275 -8.33% 4
City of London +36 2 £525 +55.55% 3
South West +3 2 £400 - 6
Leicestershire - 2 £275 -
West Midlands -14 1 - - 3
Bristol - 1 £400 - 5
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £300 - 3
Shropshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 £300 - 3
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £300 - 3
Nottinghamshire - 1 £350 - 3
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 77 (59.69%) .NET
2 74 (57.36%) Android
3 62 (48.06%) Apple iOS
4 61 (47.29%) C#
5 51 (39.53%) Mobile Development
6 38 (29.46%) Mobile App
7 35 (27.13%) JavaScript
8 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (24.81%) HTML
10 27 (20.93%) Windows
11 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET
11 26 (20.16%) CSS
11 26 (20.16%) Web Services
11 26 (20.16%) Android Development
11 26 (20.16%) iOS Development
12 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
13 22 (17.05%) MVC
13 22 (17.05%) Objective-C
13 22 (17.05%) PhoneGap
14 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
15 20 (15.50%) TDD
15 20 (15.50%) HTML5
16 19 (14.73%) jQuery
16 19 (14.73%) SQL
17 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
17 18 (13.95%) AngularJS
18 16 (12.40%) Java
19 14 (10.85%) OO
19 14 (10.85%) REST
20 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 6 (4.65%) Umbraco
2 5 (3.88%) CMS
2 5 (3.88%) Node.js
3 4 (3.10%) IIS
4 2 (1.55%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.78%) Confluence
5 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.55%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (3.88%) MongoDB
3 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.10%) SQLite
5 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.55%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Power BI
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 11 (8.53%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.43%) Xcode
4 6 (4.65%) Subversion
5 5 (3.88%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.10%) Clang
6 4 (3.10%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.10%) JIRA
6 4 (3.10%) Moq
7 3 (2.33%) NUnit
7 3 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.33%) Selenium
7 3 (2.33%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.33%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.55%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.78%) Calabash
9 1 (0.78%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.78%) MSTest
9 1 (0.78%) NSubstitute
General
1 11 (8.53%) Finance
2 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (3.88%) Advertising
4 4 (3.10%) Marketing
4 4 (3.10%) Publishing
5 3 (2.33%) Electronics
5 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Back Office
7 1 (0.78%) Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.78%) Front Office
7 1 (0.78%) Games
7 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 113 (87.60%) Developer
2 50 (38.76%) Xamarin Developer
3 33 (25.58%) Mobile Developer
4 30 (23.26%) .NET Developer
5 26 (20.16%) Android Developer
6 25 (19.38%) iOS Developer
7 19 (14.73%) C# Developer
8 17 (13.18%) Applications Developer
9 14 (10.85%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 12 (9.30%) C# .NET Developer
11 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (4.65%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 4 (3.10%) Architect
13 4 (3.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 3 (2.33%) Azure Developer
14 3 (2.33%) JavaScript Developer
14 3 (2.33%) Programmer
14 3 (2.33%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.33%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (59.69%) .NET
2 32 (24.81%) HTML
3 26 (20.16%) ASP.NET
3 26 (20.16%) CSS
3 26 (20.16%) Web Services
4 22 (17.05%) PhoneGap
5 20 (15.50%) HTML5
6 19 (14.73%) jQuery
7 18 (13.95%) AngularJS
8 14 (10.85%) REST
9 13 (10.08%) .NET Framework
9 13 (10.08%) Apache Cordova
9 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (9.30%) Android SDK
10 12 (9.30%) CSS3
11 11 (8.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (7.75%) LINQ
12 10 (7.75%) WCF
13 9 (6.98%) Entity Framework
13 9 (6.98%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.46%) Mobile App
2 8 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.20%) iPad
2 8 (6.20%) iPhone
3 5 (3.88%) User Experience
4 4 (3.10%) Digital Media
5 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.55%) Data Integration
6 2 (1.55%) NHS
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.78%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.78%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 74 (57.36%) Android
2 62 (48.06%) Apple iOS
3 27 (20.93%) Windows
4 7 (5.43%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (3.88%) Windows Phone
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (39.53%) Mobile Development
2 34 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (20.16%) Android Development
3 26 (20.16%) iOS Development
4 22 (17.05%) MVC
5 20 (15.50%) TDD
6 14 (10.85%) OO
7 11 (8.53%) Scrum
8 10 (7.75%) BDD
8 10 (7.75%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (7.75%) MVVM
9 9 (6.98%) Memory Management
10 6 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (4.65%) SDLC
10 6 (4.65%) Unit Testing
11 5 (3.88%) E-Commerce
11 5 (3.88%) Problem Management
12 4 (3.10%) Digital Marketing
12 4 (3.10%) Kanban
12 4 (3.10%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 61 (47.29%) C#
2 35 (27.13%) JavaScript
3 22 (17.05%) Objective-C
4 19 (14.73%) SQL
5 16 (12.40%) Java
6 9 (6.98%) Apple Swift
7 4 (3.10%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.55%) PHP
10 1 (0.78%) C
10 1 (0.78%) C++
10 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.78%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (6.20%) Degree
2 1 (0.78%) MCSA
2 1 (0.78%) MCSE
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.20%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.55%) Puppet
3 1 (0.78%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.78%) Kibana
3 1 (0.78%) logstash
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.20%) Kony
3 6 (4.65%) Apple
4 5 (3.88%) Capita
5 4 (3.10%) Appcelerator
5 4 (3.10%) SAP
6 3 (2.33%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.33%) OpenText
7 1 (0.78%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.78%) Google
7 1 (0.78%) Rally
7 1 (0.78%) Sitecore
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Rate: 500 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £500 Per Day plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago