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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 550 566 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 50 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.087% 0.029% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.063% -
Number of daily rates quoted 29 11 0
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£355 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 -
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -
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
25756 23945 24354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 46.26% 47.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 15204 13647 12559
Average daily rate £385 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.28% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1263 1170 1383
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £36.96 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
England -19 48 £375 -9.09% 25
London +12 18 £408 -1.21% 6
North West +13 11 £325 - 8
Manchester 0 11 £325 - 2
West Yorkshire - 9 £360 - 1
Yorkshire - 9 £360 - 1
Leeds - 5 £375 - 1
South East - 4 £310 - 7
East of England - 3 £363 - 2
City of London +28 2 £408 -14.21%
Scotland - 2 £300 - 1
Surrey - 2 £310 - 3
Egham - 2 £310 - 3
Glasgow - 2 £300 - 1
South West -29 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £375 -
Berkshire - 1 £355 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 3
Nottingham - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 - - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Chepstow - - - - 2
Cirencester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Bedford - - - -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 60 (67.42%) C#
1 60 (67.42%) Android
2 51 (57.30%) .NET
3 47 (52.81%) Apple iOS
3 47 (52.81%) Mobile App
4 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (33.71%) iOS Development
6 29 (32.58%) Android Development
7 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
8 22 (24.72%) HTML
9 19 (21.35%) XML
10 18 (20.22%) HTML5
10 18 (20.22%) Web Services
11 17 (19.10%) Windows
12 16 (17.98%) MVC
12 16 (17.98%) REST
13 15 (16.85%) Scrum
13 15 (16.85%) CSS
13 15 (16.85%) Objective-C
13 15 (16.85%) JSON
14 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
14 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
14 14 (15.73%) OO
15 13 (14.61%) Mobile Application Development
16 11 (12.36%) SQLite
17 10 (11.24%) Java
17 10 (11.24%) SQL
17 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
18 9 (10.11%) Xamarin.iOS
18 9 (10.11%) Google

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (2.25%) ArcGIS
2 1 (1.12%) Node.js
2 1 (1.12%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) S-PLUS
1 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) HTTP
1 2 (2.25%) SSL
2 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.12%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) SQLite
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Xcode
2 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.62%) Visual Studio
4 5 (5.62%) Subversion
5 4 (4.49%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 2 (2.25%) NUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.25%) Ranorex
7 1 (1.12%) Appium
7 1 (1.12%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.12%) Calabash
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) MonoDevelop
7 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.12%) Selenium
General
1 5 (5.62%) Retail
2 4 (4.49%) Publishing
3 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Games
4 1 (1.12%) Automotive
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 82 (92.13%) Developer
2 33 (37.08%) Mobile Developer
3 30 (33.71%) Xamarin Developer
4 19 (21.35%) Android Developer
5 18 (20.22%) .NET Developer
6 11 (12.36%) iOS Developer
7 10 (11.24%) C# Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 7 (7.87%) C# .NET Developer
8 7 (7.87%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) C# Application Developer
11 2 (2.25%) .NET Applications Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Designer
11 2 (2.25%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (2.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (57.30%) .NET
2 22 (24.72%) HTML
3 19 (21.35%) XML
4 18 (20.22%) HTML5
4 18 (20.22%) Web Services
5 16 (17.98%) REST
6 15 (16.85%) CSS
6 15 (16.85%) JSON
7 14 (15.73%) ASP.NET
8 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.11%) Xamarin.iOS
10 8 (8.99%) WCF
10 8 (8.99%) PhoneGap
11 7 (7.87%) Apache Cordova
11 7 (7.87%) Android SDK
11 7 (7.87%) RESTful
12 6 (6.74%) jQuery
12 6 (6.74%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 47 (52.81%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.74%) iPhone
4 5 (5.62%) User Experience
5 4 (4.49%) iPad
6 2 (2.25%) Online Games
6 2 (2.25%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.25%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.12%) Open Source
7 1 (1.12%) GIS
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.12%) PMI
7 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 60 (67.42%) Android
2 47 (52.81%) Apple iOS
3 17 (19.10%) Windows
4 8 (8.99%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.37%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone 7
6 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.12%) Linux
6 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (33.71%) iOS Development
3 29 (32.58%) Android Development
4 16 (17.98%) MVC
5 15 (16.85%) Scrum
6 14 (15.73%) OO
7 13 (14.61%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (8.99%) OOP
9 6 (6.74%) Web Development
9 6 (6.74%) TDD
10 5 (5.62%) MVVM
10 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (4.49%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (3.37%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.25%) Time Management
13 2 (2.25%) OOD
13 2 (2.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 60 (67.42%) C#
2 26 (29.21%) JavaScript
3 15 (16.85%) Objective-C
4 10 (11.24%) Java
4 10 (11.24%) SQL
5 4 (4.49%) C
5 4 (4.49%) C++
6 3 (3.37%) Ruby
7 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.12%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.12%) Python
7 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.12%) Perl
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (10.11%) Google
2 6 (6.74%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.37%) Appcelerator
3 3 (3.37%) Apple
4 2 (2.25%) ESRI
4 2 (2.25%) Twitter
5 1 (1.12%) Sencha
5 1 (1.12%) Facebook
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe
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