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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 565 582 553
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 35 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.024% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.053% 0.004%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 7 1
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£365 £400 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +53.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
+30.90% +5.76%
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
25335 24686 22668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.40% 45.32% 46.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 14466 13932 12019
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1097 1061 1208
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.81 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -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 1 May 2015.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xamarin
Top 26 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 1 May 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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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 +12 33 £365 -8.75% 33
London +7 13 £400 -21.56% 15
South East -3 10 £338 -15.62% 5
North West -19 5 £365 - 4
Manchester -12 4 £365 - 1
City of London - 4 £375 - 5
Buckinghamshire -6 3 £350 +42.85% 1
Berkshire -5 2 £288 -36.11% 2
Oxfordshire - 2 £351 -
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
Bristol - 2 £400 - 2
South West - 2 £400 - 2
Nottinghamshire -3 1 £275 - 1
East Midlands -5 1 £275 - 1
Nottingham -10 1 £275 -
Oxford - 1 £338 -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £250 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £485 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £280 -
Aylesbury - 1 £375 -
Bedford - 1 £485 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 £280 - 1
South Wales - 1 £280 - 1
East of England - 1 £485 - 2

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 64 (77.11%) C#
2 58 (69.88%) .NET
3 49 (59.04%) Apple iOS
4 42 (50.60%) Android
5 38 (45.78%) Mobile Development
6 33 (39.76%) Mobile App
7 30 (36.14%) iOS Development
7 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (30.12%) ASP.NET
9 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
9 22 (26.51%) Objective-C
10 20 (24.10%) MVC
10 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
11 19 (22.89%) HTML
11 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
11 19 (22.89%) Windows
11 19 (22.89%) Android Development
12 18 (21.69%) Web Services
13 16 (19.28%) Scrum
14 15 (18.07%) XML
14 15 (18.07%) REST
15 14 (16.87%) TDD
16 12 (14.46%) Java
16 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (13.25%) Mobile Application Development
17 11 (13.25%) CSS
17 11 (13.25%) SOAP
18 10 (12.05%) Subversion
18 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
18 10 (12.05%) Windows Mobile

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (4.82%) Node.js
2 2 (2.41%) IIS
3 1 (1.20%) Facebook Platform
3 1 (1.20%) Mule
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Office 365
3 1 (1.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) HTTP
1 4 (4.82%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.61%) Internet
3 2 (2.41%) Firewall
3 2 (2.41%) VPN
4 1 (1.20%) iBeacon
4 1 (1.20%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.61%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.61%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) Big Data
4 2 (2.41%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.20%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 20 (24.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.05%) Subversion
3 7 (8.43%) JIRA
4 5 (6.02%) Jenkins
4 5 (6.02%) Mercurial
4 5 (6.02%) Xcode
5 4 (4.82%) Maven
6 3 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.41%) Selenium
7 2 (2.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (2.41%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.41%) Appium
8 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.20%) Calabash
8 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.20%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.20%) NUnit
8 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.84%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
2 3 (3.61%) Automotive
3 2 (2.41%) Publishing
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Legal
Job Titles
1 78 (93.98%) Developer
2 27 (32.53%) .NET Developer
3 26 (31.33%) Mobile Developer
4 24 (28.92%) Xamarin Developer
5 9 (10.84%) iOS Developer
5 9 (10.84%) Applications Developer
6 7 (8.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (8.43%) C# Developer
7 6 (7.23%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Senior iOS Developer
9 3 (3.61%) Web Developer
10 2 (2.41%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.41%) .NET Web Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Mac Developer
11 1 (1.20%) Mac Engineer
11 1 (1.20%) Test Leader
11 1 (1.20%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (69.88%) .NET
2 25 (30.12%) ASP.NET
3 19 (22.89%) HTML
4 18 (21.69%) Web Services
5 15 (18.07%) XML
5 15 (18.07%) REST
6 12 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (13.25%) CSS
7 11 (13.25%) SOAP
8 10 (12.05%) HTML5
9 8 (9.64%) JSON
10 7 (8.43%) jQuery
10 7 (8.43%) Cocoa
11 6 (7.23%) .NET Framework
12 5 (6.02%) PhoneGap
12 5 (6.02%) Cocoa Touch
13 4 (4.82%) WCF
13 4 (4.82%) AngularJS
13 4 (4.82%) iOS SDK
13 4 (4.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.76%) Mobile App
2 8 (9.64%) User Experience
3 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.41%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.20%) iPad
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.20%) Life Science
5 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 49 (59.04%) Apple iOS
2 42 (50.60%) Android
3 19 (22.89%) Windows
4 10 (12.05%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Phone
6 5 (6.02%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.20%) Linux
7 1 (1.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.78%) Mobile Development
2 30 (36.14%) iOS Development
2 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.10%) MVC
4 19 (22.89%) Android Development
5 16 (19.28%) Scrum
6 14 (16.87%) TDD
7 11 (13.25%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (12.05%) Software Engineering
8 10 (12.05%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (12.05%) BDD
9 7 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (7.23%) OO
11 5 (6.02%) Kanban
11 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.82%) Multithreading
13 3 (3.61%) MVVM
13 3 (3.61%) Web Development
13 3 (3.61%) Integration Testing
13 3 (3.61%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (77.11%) C#
2 22 (26.51%) JavaScript
2 22 (26.51%) Objective-C
3 12 (14.46%) Java
4 9 (10.84%) SQL
5 7 (8.43%) C++
6 3 (3.61%) Ruby
6 3 (3.61%) C
6 3 (3.61%) VB
6 3 (3.61%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.41%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.20%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.20%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.20%) Pascal
8 1 (1.20%) Delphi
8 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.20%) PHP
8 1 (1.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 4 (4.82%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.61%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.61%) Coverity
3 2 (2.41%) Adobe
3 2 (2.41%) Apple
3 2 (2.41%) Google
3 2 (2.41%) Twitter
4 1 (1.20%) Facebook
4 1 (1.20%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.20%) Perforce
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