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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xamarin over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 480 586 601
Rank change year-on-year
+106 +15
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 148 51 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.093% 0.084%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 32 28
Median daily rate £400 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+30.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - -

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
22886 23387 25559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.60% 42.76% 44.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13997 13710 15081
Median daily rate £420 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 873 974 1227
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.61 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

Xamarin
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Xamarin as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xamarin
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin within the UK.

Xamarin Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xamarin
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xamarin within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Xamarin Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Xamarin
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +97 141 £425 +30.76% 55
South East +45 38 £550 +109.52% 6
London +13 32 £388 +1.97% 8
North West +25 24 £550 +62.96% 12
East of England +21 14 £400 - 5
Berkshire +20 13 £400 +77.77% 3
Manchester +11 13 £551 +63.33% 9
South West +14 12 £488 +54.76% 3
Bristol +10 10 £488 +30.00% 1
Oxfordshire +8 10 £550 +144.44% 1
Bedfordshire - 8 £450 - 1
Bracknell +7 7 - - 1
Leicestershire +4 7 £375 +11.11% 1
East Midlands 0 7 £375 +11.11% 5
West Midlands -15 6 £275 -15.38% 11
North East - 6 £300 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 6 £300 - 2
Bedford - 6 £450 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 6 £300 - 2
City of London +6 5 £450 +5.88% 2
Brighton - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 - -
Crawley - 3 - -
Wales - 3 £375 - 1
East Anglia - 3 - -
Hampshire +17 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £419 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £263 -
Cheshire - 2 £388 - 2

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 178 (71.49%) C#
2 175 (70.28%) .NET
3 129 (51.81%) Mobile App
4 127 (51.00%) Android
5 105 (42.17%) Apple iOS
6 100 (40.16%) JavaScript
6 100 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (35.74%) CSS
8 79 (31.73%) HTML
9 64 (25.70%) Mobile Development
10 61 (24.50%) Android Development
11 53 (21.29%) .NET Framework
12 51 (20.48%) MVC
13 48 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
14 44 (17.67%) iOS Development
15 43 (17.27%) ASP.NET
16 40 (16.06%) SQL Server
17 39 (15.66%) Umbraco
18 38 (15.26%) Mobile Application Development
19 37 (14.86%) NoSQL
19 37 (14.86%) Scrum
20 36 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
21 33 (13.25%) Windows
21 33 (13.25%) Microsoft
21 33 (13.25%) AngularJS
22 32 (12.85%) Git (software)
23 31 (12.45%) TDD
24 29 (11.65%) SQL
25 27 (10.84%) Front End Development
26 26 (10.44%) Xamarin.iOS

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (15.66%) Umbraco
2 15 (6.02%) CMS
2 15 (6.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (2.01%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (2.01%) Confluence
4 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.40%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.40%) JBoss
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.40%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 48 (19.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.62%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.62%) Google Play
3 11 (4.42%) GitHub
4 5 (2.01%) CloudBees
4 5 (2.01%) IaaS
4 5 (2.01%) OpenShift
4 5 (2.01%) PaaS
5 3 (1.20%) iTunes
6 2 (0.80%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.80%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.01%) Network Security
2 3 (1.20%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.40%) NFC
3 1 (0.40%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.86%) NoSQL
3 16 (6.43%) Couchbase
4 10 (4.02%) MySQL
5 9 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 8 (3.21%) Big Data
7 6 (2.41%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.61%) SQLite
9 2 (0.80%) GIS
9 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 32 (12.85%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.64%) Visual Studio
3 15 (6.02%) Cucumber
4 14 (5.62%) JIRA
4 14 (5.62%) Selenium
5 11 (4.42%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.02%) Android Studio
6 10 (4.02%) Appium
6 10 (4.02%) Jenkins
7 9 (3.61%) Axure RP
8 7 (2.81%) Calabash
8 7 (2.81%) Subversion
9 6 (2.41%) JUnit
9 6 (2.41%) Mocha
10 5 (2.01%) Capybara
10 5 (2.01%) QUnit
10 5 (2.01%) SonarQube
11 4 (1.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 4 (1.61%) AppVeyor
11 4 (1.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (3.61%) Retail
2 7 (2.81%) Banking
3 6 (2.41%) Finance
4 5 (2.01%) Advertising
4 5 (2.01%) Publishing
5 4 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 207 (83.13%) Developer
2 127 (51.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 80 (32.13%) .NET Developer
4 55 (22.09%) C# Developer
5 44 (17.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 36 (14.46%) Mobile Developer
7 29 (11.65%) Android Developer
8 20 (8.03%) Applications Developer
9 19 (7.63%) iOS Developer
9 19 (7.63%) NoSQL Developer
10 15 (6.02%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 14 (5.62%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.82%) ASP.NET Developer
13 11 (4.42%) Senior .NET Developer
13 11 (4.42%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 11 (4.42%) Senior C# Developer
14 10 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 10 (4.02%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (4.02%) iOS Android Developer
15 8 (3.21%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (70.28%) .NET
2 89 (35.74%) CSS
3 79 (31.73%) HTML
4 53 (21.29%) .NET Framework
5 43 (17.27%) ASP.NET
6 36 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (13.25%) AngularJS
8 26 (10.44%) Xamarin.iOS
9 24 (9.64%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (9.24%) PhoneGap
10 23 (9.24%) React
11 22 (8.84%) Apache Cordova
12 21 (8.43%) HTML5
13 18 (7.23%) Web Services
14 17 (6.83%) XML
15 16 (6.43%) React Native
15 16 (6.43%) RESTful
15 16 (6.43%) WPF
16 15 (6.02%) jQuery
16 15 (6.02%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 129 (51.81%) Mobile App
2 19 (7.63%) User Experience
3 14 (5.62%) iPhone
4 8 (3.21%) Digital Media
4 8 (3.21%) iPad
5 6 (2.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.80%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.40%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.40%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.40%) Online Games
7 1 (0.40%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 127 (51.00%) Android
2 105 (42.17%) Apple iOS
3 33 (13.25%) Windows
4 9 (3.61%) Windows Mobile
5 8 (3.21%) Windows 8
6 2 (0.80%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.40%) Linux
7 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.40%) Unix
7 1 (0.40%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (40.16%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (25.70%) Mobile Development
3 61 (24.50%) Android Development
4 51 (20.48%) MVC
5 44 (17.67%) iOS Development
6 38 (15.26%) Mobile Application Development
7 37 (14.86%) Scrum
8 31 (12.45%) TDD
9 27 (10.84%) Front End Development
10 21 (8.43%) BDD
11 20 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (8.03%) DevOps
11 20 (8.03%) Web Development
12 19 (7.63%) Software Engineering
13 18 (7.23%) E-Commerce
14 16 (6.43%) SDLC
15 14 (5.62%) Unit Testing
16 13 (5.22%) Automation Testing
16 13 (5.22%) MVVM
17 12 (4.82%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 178 (71.49%) C#
2 100 (40.16%) JavaScript
3 29 (11.65%) SQL
4 22 (8.84%) Java
4 22 (8.84%) Objective-C
5 13 (5.22%) Apple Swift
5 13 (5.22%) Ruby
5 13 (5.22%) T-SQL
6 10 (4.02%) Python
7 8 (3.21%) PHP
7 8 (3.21%) XAML
8 3 (1.20%) C++
9 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.80%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (4.42%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.40%) ISEB
3 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.81%) PCI DSS
1 7 (2.81%) QA
2 5 (2.01%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (1.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.20%) Puppet
2 2 (0.80%) Ansible
3 1 (0.40%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 33 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.63%) Sitecore
3 11 (4.42%) Google
4 10 (4.02%) Citrix
5 6 (2.41%) Apple
5 6 (2.41%) Telerik
6 4 (1.61%) Oracle
7 3 (1.20%) Kony
8 2 (0.80%) OpenText
9 1 (0.40%) Appcelerator
9 1 (0.40%) Facebook
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) Teradata
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