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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 531 579 594
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +15
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 125 75 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 51 24
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London median 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
24044 24752 26246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.80% 43.26% 45.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14682 14636 14796
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 857 1078 1181
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.98 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.11% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -

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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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 +71 120 £400 +6.66% 61
London +22 49 £425 +5.59% 18
South East +26 22 £413 +21.32% 8
East of England - 15 £350 - 5
North West +20 10 £375 +3.44% 9
Bedfordshire - 10 £340 - 3
West Midlands -21 9 £263 -22.22% 8
Oxfordshire - 9 £475 - 1
Berkshire +15 8 £413 +21.32% 4
Manchester -2 7 £450 +24.13% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £325 -
North East - 7 £325 -
Bedford - 7 £350 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 7 £325 -
Telford - 6 - - 1
Shropshire - 6 - - 1
City of London +16 3 £450 +18.42% 5
South West 0 3 £450 +33.33% 7
East Midlands -4 3 £363 +11.11% 6
East Sussex - 3 - - 1
Bracknell - 3 - - 1
Brighton - 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £363 -
Leicestershire +4 2 £350 +7.27% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £263 -
Norwich - 2 £453 -
Oxford - 2 £400 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £406 -
Staffordshire - 2 £263 -
Norfolk - 2 £453 -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 131 (66.50%) .NET
2 119 (60.41%) C#
3 106 (53.81%) Android
4 87 (44.16%) Apple iOS
5 85 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
6 84 (42.64%) Mobile App
7 62 (31.47%) JavaScript
8 60 (30.46%) HTML
9 58 (29.44%) CSS
10 54 (27.41%) Mobile Development
11 53 (26.90%) MVC
12 47 (23.86%) Android Development
13 43 (21.83%) ASP.NET
13 43 (21.83%) SQL Server
14 40 (20.30%) iOS Development
15 38 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 37 (18.78%) Microsoft
17 34 (17.26%) Scrum
17 34 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
18 32 (16.24%) TDD
19 31 (15.74%) .NET Framework
19 31 (15.74%) Windows
19 31 (15.74%) HTML5
20 30 (15.23%) PhoneGap
21 26 (13.20%) SQL
22 25 (12.69%) WCF
22 25 (12.69%) Apache Cordova
23 24 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
24 23 (11.68%) Git (software)
25 22 (11.17%) AngularJS

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 17 (8.63%) Umbraco
2 12 (6.09%) CMS
3 11 (5.58%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.54%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (2.54%) Confluence
4 5 (2.54%) Joomla!
5 4 (2.03%) IIS
5 4 (2.03%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (5.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.58%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (4.57%) Google Play
4 7 (3.55%) GitHub
5 5 (2.54%) CloudBees
5 5 (2.54%) IaaS
5 5 (2.54%) OpenShift
5 5 (2.54%) PaaS
6 3 (1.52%) iTunes
7 2 (1.02%) Google App Engine
7 2 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (1.02%) Heroku
8 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.05%) Network Security
2 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.51%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.09%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.58%) Couchbase
4 3 (1.52%) GIS
4 3 (1.52%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.51%) MySQL
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.51%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 22 (11.17%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.11%) Selenium
4 12 (6.09%) Jenkins
4 12 (6.09%) JIRA
5 10 (5.08%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.08%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.55%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 7 (3.55%) JUnit
7 6 (3.05%) Android Studio
7 6 (3.05%) Axure RP
7 6 (3.05%) Mocha
8 5 (2.54%) Appium
8 5 (2.54%) Calabash
8 5 (2.54%) Capybara
8 5 (2.54%) QUnit
8 5 (2.54%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.52%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.52%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.02%) Moq
General
1 13 (6.60%) Finance
2 7 (3.55%) Banking
3 6 (3.05%) Publishing
3 6 (3.05%) Retail
4 4 (2.03%) Advertising
5 2 (1.02%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Back Office
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 154 (78.17%) Developer
2 94 (47.72%) Xamarin Developer
3 46 (23.35%) .NET Developer
4 29 (14.72%) C# Developer
4 29 (14.72%) Mobile Developer
5 19 (9.64%) Android Developer
6 15 (7.61%) Architect
7 14 (7.11%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (7.11%) iOS Developer
8 13 (6.60%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 13 (6.60%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.09%) Applications Developer
9 12 (6.09%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 10 (5.08%) iOS Android Developer
10 10 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (4.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (3.55%) Web Developer
13 6 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (3.05%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 131 (66.50%) .NET
2 60 (30.46%) HTML
3 58 (29.44%) CSS
4 43 (21.83%) ASP.NET
5 38 (19.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (15.74%) .NET Framework
6 31 (15.74%) HTML5
7 30 (15.23%) PhoneGap
8 25 (12.69%) Apache Cordova
8 25 (12.69%) WCF
9 24 (12.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (11.17%) AngularJS
11 21 (10.66%) Xamarin.iOS
12 17 (8.63%) JSON
12 17 (8.63%) XML
13 16 (8.12%) RESTful
14 15 (7.61%) jQuery
14 15 (7.61%) React
14 15 (7.61%) REST
15 14 (7.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (42.64%) Mobile App
2 13 (6.60%) User Experience
3 8 (4.06%) iPhone
4 6 (3.05%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.02%) iPad
6 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.51%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.51%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.51%) Online Games
6 1 (0.51%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 106 (53.81%) Android
2 87 (44.16%) Apple iOS
3 31 (15.74%) Windows
4 8 (4.06%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (2.54%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.03%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.51%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (43.15%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.41%) Mobile Development
3 53 (26.90%) MVC
4 47 (23.86%) Android Development
5 40 (20.30%) iOS Development
6 34 (17.26%) Scrum
7 32 (16.24%) TDD
8 22 (11.17%) Web Development
9 20 (10.15%) BDD
10 18 (9.14%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (7.61%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.11%) Mobile Application Development
12 14 (7.11%) Software Engineering
13 13 (6.60%) DevOps
13 13 (6.60%) SDLC
14 12 (6.09%) MVVM
15 10 (5.08%) Automation Testing
15 10 (5.08%) Kanban
15 10 (5.08%) Test Automation
16 9 (4.57%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 119 (60.41%) C#
2 62 (31.47%) JavaScript
3 26 (13.20%) SQL
4 20 (10.15%) Java
5 13 (6.60%) Objective-C
5 13 (6.60%) PHP
6 11 (5.58%) T-SQL
7 8 (4.06%) Apple Swift
8 7 (3.55%) XAML
9 6 (3.05%) Ruby
10 5 (2.54%) Python
11 2 (1.02%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.02%) ES6
11 2 (1.02%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.51%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (3.05%) Degree
2 2 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.51%) ISEB
3 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.51%) MCP
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.05%) QA
2 3 (1.52%) SDET
3 2 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.52%) Puppet
2 2 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 37 (18.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.11%) Sitecore
3 9 (4.57%) Google
4 6 (3.05%) Apple
4 6 (3.05%) Telerik
5 4 (2.03%) Kony
6 3 (1.52%) Citrix
6 3 (1.52%) OpenText
6 3 (1.52%) Oracle
7 2 (1.02%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.51%) Facebook
8 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) Sencha
8 1 (0.51%) Teradata
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