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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Xamarin
Rank 572 570 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 39 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.024% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.052% -
Number of daily rates quoted 25 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 -
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
26091 25084 26860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 46.21% 46.92% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 14644 13917 13650
Average daily rate £386 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.21% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £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 1121 1122 1341
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 +6 34 £350 +16.66% 25
London +33 18 £450 -14.28% 7
West Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £350 - 1
South East -4 4 £285 -28.75% 7
Scotland - 4 £300 - 1
Leeds - 4 £350 -
Manchester -3 2 £350 +11.11% 2
North West -9 2 £350 +16.66% 6
Nottinghamshire +15 1 £375 +25.00%
Nottingham +13 1 £375 +25.00%
East Midlands +2 1 £375 +25.00%
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Surrey - - - - 1
West Lothian - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Norwich - - - -
East of England - - - - 3
Reading - - - -
Sale - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 3
Berkshire - - - - 2
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - - 2
Kent - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Livingston - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 2

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 41 (66.13%) Android
2 38 (61.29%) C#
3 33 (53.23%) Mobile App
4 32 (51.61%) Apple iOS
5 25 (40.32%) .NET
6 22 (35.48%) Android Development
6 22 (35.48%) iOS Development
7 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
8 15 (24.19%) HTML
9 14 (22.58%) MVC
9 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (17.74%) Windows
10 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
10 11 (17.74%) CSS
11 9 (14.52%) HTML5
11 9 (14.52%) Xamarin.iOS
12 8 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
12 8 (12.90%) Web Services
13 7 (11.29%) XML
13 7 (11.29%) Google
13 7 (11.29%) JSON
13 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (11.29%) PhoneGap
13 7 (11.29%) RESTful
13 7 (11.29%) SQLite
14 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
14 6 (9.68%) REST
14 6 (9.68%) Scrum
14 6 (9.68%) NUnit
14 6 (9.68%) OO

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQLite
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) NUnit
2 5 (8.06%) Xcode
2 5 (8.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.84%) JIRA
5 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.23%) Subversion
5 2 (3.23%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.61%) Calabash
General
1 5 (8.06%) Games
2 3 (4.84%) Publishing
3 1 (1.61%) Finance
3 1 (1.61%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Music Industry
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 52 (83.87%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Xamarin Developer
3 18 (29.03%) Mobile Developer
4 15 (24.19%) Android Developer
5 7 (11.29%) iOS Developer
5 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Applications Developer
7 5 (8.06%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 4 (6.45%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.84%) Architect
9 3 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (3.23%) iPhone Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Designer
10 2 (3.23%) Mobile Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
10 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.32%) .NET
2 15 (24.19%) HTML
3 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.74%) CSS
4 9 (14.52%) HTML5
4 9 (14.52%) Xamarin.iOS
5 8 (12.90%) Web Services
6 7 (11.29%) XML
6 7 (11.29%) JSON
6 7 (11.29%) RESTful
6 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (11.29%) PhoneGap
7 6 (9.68%) REST
8 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
9 4 (6.45%) Android SDK
10 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (4.84%) Apache Cordova
10 3 (4.84%) LINQ
10 3 (4.84%) jQuery
10 3 (4.84%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 33 (53.23%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.06%) iPhone
3 4 (6.45%) Streaming Music
3 4 (6.45%) Online Games
4 2 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Open Source
5 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (66.13%) Android
2 32 (51.61%) Apple iOS
3 11 (17.74%) Windows
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Android Development
1 22 (35.48%) iOS Development
2 14 (22.58%) MVC
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.90%) Mobile Application Development
4 6 (9.68%) Scrum
4 6 (9.68%) OO
4 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.06%) Time Management
6 4 (6.45%) MVVM
6 4 (6.45%) OOP
7 3 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (4.84%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.84%) TDD
8 2 (3.23%) Test Automation
9 1 (1.61%) Automation Testing
9 1 (1.61%) Coaching
9 1 (1.61%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.61%) Business Analysis
9 1 (1.61%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) C#
2 17 (27.42%) JavaScript
3 5 (8.06%) Objective-C
4 4 (6.45%) Java
5 3 (4.84%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
6 1 (1.61%) SQL
6 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Google
2 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
2 3 (4.84%) Adobe
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.23%) Twitter
4 1 (1.61%) Apple
4 1 (1.61%) Sencha
4 1 (1.61%) Appcelerator
4 1 (1.61%) Facebook
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