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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 570 563 548
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 37 19 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.036% 0.002%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.080% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 1
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£355 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £293 £260
% change year-on-year
+19.65% +12.50%
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
24357 23653 22103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.97% 44.93% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14074 13450 11763
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £222 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1123 1058 1214
Average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £38.50 £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 22 May 2015.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xamarin
Top 25 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 22 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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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 -9 36 £355 +18.33% 40
London -1 15 £400 +33.33% 14
South East -8 11 £325 -8.45% 3
North West -17 5 £365 - 8
City of London +12 4 £400 -11.11% 1
South West +12 3 £425 +30.76% 4
Buckinghamshire +4 3 £325 +32.65%
Hampshire - 3 £363 - 2
Manchester - 3 £365 - 2
Berkshire -8 2 £288 -28.12%
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 3
Oxfordshire - 2 £351 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 - -
East of England +8 1 £485 +115.55%
Liverpool -10 1 - -
Merseyside -13 1 - - 3
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
Bedford - 1 £485 -
Brighton - 1 £300 -
Bristol - 1 £425 - 1
Oxford - 1 £338 -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Reading - 1 £250 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £485 -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 63 (75.00%) C#
2 58 (69.05%) .NET
3 54 (64.29%) Apple iOS
4 42 (50.00%) Android
5 35 (41.67%) Mobile App
6 33 (39.29%) Mobile Development
7 32 (38.10%) iOS Development
8 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (27.38%) Objective-C
10 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
11 21 (25.00%) MVC
11 21 (25.00%) Android Development
12 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
13 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
13 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
14 17 (20.24%) Windows
15 16 (19.05%) HTML
15 16 (19.05%) REST
16 15 (17.86%) XML
17 14 (16.67%) TDD
17 14 (16.67%) Scrum
18 13 (15.48%) Web Services
18 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
18 13 (15.48%) Mobile Application Development
19 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
19 11 (13.10%) Java
20 10 (11.90%) SOAP
20 10 (11.90%) Finance
20 10 (11.90%) BDD
20 10 (11.90%) Subversion

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 5 (5.95%) Node.js
2 2 (2.38%) IIS
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) HTTPS
1 4 (4.76%) Internet
1 4 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (2.38%) Firewall
2 2 (2.38%) VPN
3 1 (1.19%) iBeacon
3 1 (1.19%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.95%) MySQL
4 2 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.90%) Subversion
3 8 (9.52%) JIRA
4 5 (5.95%) Mercurial
4 5 (5.95%) Xcode
5 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.57%) Axure RP
7 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.19%) Appium
8 1 (1.19%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.19%) Selenium
8 1 (1.19%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.19%) NUnit
General
1 10 (11.90%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Automotive
3 4 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 78 (92.86%) Developer
2 25 (29.76%) Xamarin Developer
3 24 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 23 (27.38%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Applications Developer
5 10 (11.90%) iOS Developer
6 8 (9.52%) C# Developer
6 8 (9.52%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Android Developer
7 6 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Mac Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior iOS Developer
10 3 (3.57%) Web Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Architect
11 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 2 (2.38%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Developer
12 1 (1.19%) Senior Android Developer
12 1 (1.19%) C# Application Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (69.05%) .NET
2 22 (26.19%) ASP.NET
3 16 (19.05%) HTML
3 16 (19.05%) REST
4 15 (17.86%) XML
5 13 (15.48%) Web Services
5 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (11.90%) SOAP
7 9 (10.71%) JSON
7 9 (10.71%) CSS
8 7 (8.33%) HTML5
8 7 (8.33%) Cocoa
9 6 (7.14%) PhoneGap
10 5 (5.95%) Cocoa Touch
11 4 (4.76%) iOS SDK
11 4 (4.76%) jQuery
11 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
12 3 (3.57%) Apache Cordova
12 3 (3.57%) RESTful
13 2 (2.38%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 35 (41.67%) Mobile App
2 10 (11.90%) User Experience
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.57%) Online Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.19%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 54 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 42 (50.00%) Android
3 17 (20.24%) Windows
4 10 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (9.52%) Windows Phone
6 7 (8.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (39.29%) Mobile Development
2 32 (38.10%) iOS Development
3 30 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (25.00%) MVC
4 21 (25.00%) Android Development
5 14 (16.67%) TDD
5 14 (16.67%) Scrum
6 13 (15.48%) Mobile Application Development
7 11 (13.10%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (11.90%) BDD
8 10 (11.90%) Software Engineering
9 6 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (5.95%) OO
11 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.76%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.76%) Kanban
12 3 (3.57%) Time Management
12 3 (3.57%) OOP
13 2 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
13 2 (2.38%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 63 (75.00%) C#
2 23 (27.38%) Objective-C
3 18 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.10%) Java
5 7 (8.33%) C++
6 5 (5.95%) SQL
7 3 (3.57%) Ruby
7 3 (3.57%) C
7 3 (3.57%) VB
7 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.38%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.19%) Pascal
9 1 (1.19%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.19%) PHP
9 1 (1.19%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 6 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.57%) Coverity
2 3 (3.57%) Adobe
3 2 (2.38%) Apple
3 2 (2.38%) Google
3 2 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (1.19%) Facebook
4 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.19%) Perforce
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Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
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Real Staffing
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