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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 593 574 590
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 50 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.066% 0.041%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.15% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 26 17
Median daily rate £350 £353 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +13.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £438 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £318
% change year-on-year
- +10.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
23948 24289 23781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.65% 44.81% 44.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14824 14140 13473
Median daily rate £401 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.12% +3.22%
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 £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 788 1108 1060
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +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 31 May 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 31 May 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 +2 45 £363 +2.83% 39
London +6 12 £394 -1.56% 14
Yorkshire - 11 £488 - 4
West Yorkshire - 11 £488 - 4
Tyne and Wear - 7 £350 - 1
North East - 7 £350 - 1
Sunderland - 6 £350 -
Leeds - 6 £375 - 1
North West -15 5 £325 -10.95% 6
East Midlands - 5 £350 -
Manchester -15 4 £338 -7.53% 3
Glasgow - 4 £338 - 2
Scotland - 4 £338 - 2
South East -28 3 £313 -3.84% 8
Nottinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Bradford - 3 £474 - 1
Berkshire -4 2 £313 +8.69% 1
Reading -11 2 £313 +25.00%
Nottingham - 2 £350 -
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
East of England +6 1 £400 -17.52%
Wales - 1 £200 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £400 -
Telford - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 £388 -
Cardiff - 1 £200 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £388 - 2
South Wales - 1 £200 -
Shropshire - 1 - -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 77 (63.11%) .NET
2 72 (59.02%) Android
3 64 (52.46%) C#
4 57 (46.72%) Apple iOS
5 48 (39.34%) Mobile Development
6 42 (34.43%) Mobile App
6 42 (34.43%) HTML
7 40 (32.79%) JavaScript
8 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (27.87%) CSS
9 34 (27.87%) MVC
10 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET
10 29 (23.77%) Android Development
10 29 (23.77%) iOS Development
11 28 (22.95%) HTML5
11 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
12 26 (21.31%) Web Services
13 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (16.39%) PhoneGap
15 19 (15.57%) AngularJS
15 19 (15.57%) WCF
16 18 (14.75%) CSS3
16 18 (14.75%) Apache Cordova
17 17 (13.93%) jQuery
18 16 (13.11%) TDD
18 16 (13.11%) Finance
19 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
19 14 (11.48%) Java
19 14 (11.48%) SQL
19 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API

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 7 (5.74%) IIS
2 4 (3.28%) Joomla!
2 4 (3.28%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.64%) CMS
4 2 (1.64%) Node.js
5 1 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.82%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.82%) GitHub
3 1 (0.82%) Google Play
3 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) HTTP
1 1 (0.82%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (22.95%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.64%) GIS
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.82%) Power BI
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (10.66%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.56%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (4.92%) Eclipse
3 6 (4.92%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.10%) Clang
4 5 (4.10%) Xcode
5 4 (3.28%) Appium
5 4 (3.28%) Calabash
6 3 (2.46%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.46%) JIRA
6 3 (2.46%) Moq
7 2 (1.64%) Babel
7 2 (1.64%) git-flow
7 2 (1.64%) Mercurial
7 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.64%) ReSharper
7 2 (1.64%) Subversion
8 1 (0.82%) NSubstitute
8 1 (0.82%) Robolectric
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Electronics
2 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.46%) Marketing
2 3 (2.46%) Publishing
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
2 3 (2.46%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Advertising
3 1 (0.82%) Back Office
3 1 (0.82%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 99 (81.15%) Developer
2 55 (45.08%) Xamarin Developer
3 31 (25.41%) C# Developer
4 24 (19.67%) Mobile Developer
5 22 (18.03%) .NET Developer
6 21 (17.21%) iOS Developer
7 19 (15.57%) Android Developer
8 12 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (7.38%) Architect
9 9 (7.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (6.56%) ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (6.56%) iOS Android Developer
10 8 (6.56%) Mobile Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.56%) Solutions Architect
11 7 (5.74%) Java Developer
11 7 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Applications Developer
12 6 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (4.92%) Java Android Developer
13 4 (3.28%) Mobile Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (63.11%) .NET
2 42 (34.43%) HTML
3 34 (27.87%) CSS
4 29 (23.77%) ASP.NET
5 28 (22.95%) HTML5
6 26 (21.31%) Web Services
7 24 (19.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (16.39%) PhoneGap
9 19 (15.57%) AngularJS
9 19 (15.57%) WCF
10 18 (14.75%) Apache Cordova
10 18 (14.75%) CSS3
11 17 (13.93%) jQuery
12 14 (11.48%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (11.48%) REST
13 12 (9.84%) React
13 12 (9.84%) RESTful
14 10 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 10 (8.20%) J2EE
14 10 (8.20%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 42 (34.43%) Mobile App
2 10 (8.20%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (6.56%) iPhone
4 6 (4.92%) iPad
4 6 (4.92%) User Experience
5 3 (2.46%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.82%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (59.02%) Android
2 57 (46.72%) Apple iOS
3 8 (6.56%) Windows
4 4 (3.28%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.46%) Unix
5 3 (2.46%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (39.34%) Mobile Development
2 39 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (27.87%) MVC
4 29 (23.77%) Android Development
4 29 (23.77%) iOS Development
5 16 (13.11%) TDD
6 11 (9.02%) Memory Management
7 10 (8.20%) E-Commerce
7 10 (8.20%) OO
7 10 (8.20%) SDLC
8 9 (7.38%) BDD
8 9 (7.38%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (6.56%) Scrum
9 8 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (4.10%) MVVM
10 5 (4.10%) Open Source
10 5 (4.10%) SOA
10 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.28%) API Design
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.46%) C#
2 40 (32.79%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.48%) Apple Swift
3 14 (11.48%) Java
3 14 (11.48%) SQL
4 11 (9.02%) Objective-C
5 5 (4.10%) PHP
6 4 (3.28%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.46%) Ruby
7 3 (2.46%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.64%) ECMAScript
8 2 (1.64%) ES6
8 2 (1.64%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.64%) XAML
9 1 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.82%) F#
9 1 (0.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (5.74%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.82%) MCP
3 1 (0.82%) MCSA
3 1 (0.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.82%) QA
1 1 (0.82%) SDET
Systems Management
1 10 (8.20%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.82%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (0.82%) Kibana
2 1 (0.82%) logstash
Vendors
1 14 (11.48%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.02%) Kony
3 3 (2.46%) Apple
3 3 (2.46%) SAP
4 2 (1.64%) Google
4 2 (1.64%) OpenText
5 1 (0.82%) Appcelerator
5 1 (0.82%) MuleSoft
Leeds
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £290 - £340 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: negotiable on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Knutsford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago