The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 573 540 -
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.008% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.054% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate £425 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
25818 22455 27837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.86% 47.05% 45.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14474 11940 14191
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1186 1344
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -77 14 £425 +63.46% 9
South East -10 5 £425 +55.25% 3
London - 5 £510 - 2
Berkshire - 3 £450 -
Manchester -12 2 - - 2
North West -15 2 - - 2
Leeds - 1 £210 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £210 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £210 - 1
City of London - - - -
Maidstone - - - -
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Reading - - - -
Salford - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Woking - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - - 3
Norfolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Bury - - - -
Eastleigh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 25 (56.82%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) .NET
2 22 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 22 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 20 (45.45%) Android
4 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.09%) MVC
4 15 (34.09%) iOS Development
5 14 (31.82%) HTML
6 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 10 (22.73%) Android Development
8 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
8 9 (20.45%) jQuery
8 9 (20.45%) Objective-C
9 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (13.64%) HTML5
11 6 (13.64%) Web Services
11 6 (13.64%) Windows
11 6 (13.64%) CSS
11 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (13.64%) Xcode
11 6 (13.64%) iPhone
12 5 (11.36%) TDD
12 5 (11.36%) iPad
12 5 (11.36%) BDD
12 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 5 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
13 4 (9.09%) Android SDK
13 4 (9.09%) iOS SDK

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Xcode
2 4 (9.09%) PhoneGap
2 4 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.55%) Calabash
3 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (9.09%) Games
2 3 (6.82%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) French Language
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) Mobile Developer
3 9 (20.45%) .NET Developer
3 9 (20.45%) C# Developer
4 8 (18.18%) iOS Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior iOS Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Software Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Technical Architect
9 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (31.82%) HTML
3 11 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (20.45%) .NET Framework
4 9 (20.45%) jQuery
5 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (13.64%) HTML5
6 6 (13.64%) Web Services
6 6 (13.64%) CSS
7 5 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 4 (9.09%) Android SDK
8 4 (9.09%) iOS SDK
8 4 (9.09%) Cocoa
9 3 (6.82%) WCF
9 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
9 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.82%) RESTful
10 2 (4.55%) Xamarin.iOS
10 2 (4.55%) REST
11 1 (2.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.64%) iPhone
3 5 (11.36%) iPad
4 4 (9.09%) Data Integration
5 3 (6.82%) Online Games
6 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 20 (45.45%) Android
3 6 (13.64%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) MVC
1 15 (34.09%) iOS Development
2 10 (22.73%) Android Development
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.36%) TDD
4 5 (11.36%) BDD
4 5 (11.36%) Mobile Application Development
5 4 (9.09%) Scrum
6 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) SOA
6 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
6 3 (6.82%) Web Design
6 3 (6.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (6.82%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) OO
8 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.27%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) C#
2 15 (34.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.45%) Objective-C
4 4 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.82%) Java
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) SQL
7 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Facebook
2 3 (6.82%) Twitter
3 1 (2.27%) Google
3 1 (2.27%) Appcelerator
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Posted: 18 days ago