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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 544 594 597
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +3
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 101 68 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.070%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.26% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 24
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
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
24316 25821 25563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.01% 44.06% 45.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14840 15245 14252
Median daily rate £410 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £233 £215
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 835 1106 1092
Median hourly rate £19.61 £18.52 £18.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 August 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 August 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 +46 97 £380 +1.33% 36
London -2 41 £400 -4.19% 10
South East +14 14 £350 +2.94% 3
East of England +26 13 £340 -20.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 8 £275 - 1
North West +22 7 £388 -4.32% 7
Yorkshire +10 7 £488 - 2
West Midlands -19 7 £350 - 4
West Yorkshire - 7 £488 - 2
Oxfordshire - 6 £400 -
Manchester +1 5 £425 +4.93% 7
Bedford - 5 £275 - 1
Hampshire +11 4 £288 -14.81%
Shropshire - 4 - -
Bradford - 4 £500 -
Telford - 4 - -
City of London +23 3 £450 +2.85% 2
South West +11 3 £450 +20.00% 3
Berkshire +10 3 £375 +10.29% 1
East Midlands 0 3 £375 +19.04% 3
Portsmouth - 3 £288 -
Norwich - 3 £426 -
Norfolk - 3 £426 -
Cambridgeshire +17 2 £406 -4.41%
Cambridge +15 2 £406 -4.41%
Reading +14 2 £350 +2.94%
Birmingham -9 2 £350 - 2
Oxford - 2 £400 -
Glasgow +14 1 - - 2
Leicestershire +12 1 - - 1

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 100 (66.23%) .NET
2 89 (58.94%) C#
2 89 (58.94%) Android
3 77 (50.99%) Apple iOS
4 63 (41.72%) Mobile App
5 57 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (31.13%) HTML
7 44 (29.14%) MVC
8 42 (27.81%) JavaScript
9 41 (27.15%) Mobile Development
10 40 (26.49%) CSS
11 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
12 35 (23.18%) ASP.NET
13 33 (21.85%) iOS Development
14 31 (20.53%) Android Development
15 30 (19.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
17 27 (17.88%) Windows
18 26 (17.22%) HTML5
18 26 (17.22%) TDD
19 25 (16.56%) Scrum
20 24 (15.89%) PhoneGap
21 22 (14.57%) WCF
22 21 (13.91%) SQL
22 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Azure
23 20 (13.25%) Apache Cordova
24 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET Web API
25 18 (11.92%) .NET Framework
26 17 (11.26%) Web Development
26 17 (11.26%) Git (software)

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 9 (5.96%) Umbraco
2 7 (4.64%) CMS
3 6 (3.97%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.31%) IIS
4 5 (3.31%) Joomla!
5 4 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (2.65%) Confluence
6 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.66%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (7.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.64%) Google Play
4 4 (2.65%) CloudBees
4 4 (2.65%) GitHub
4 4 (2.65%) IaaS
4 4 (2.65%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.65%) PaaS
5 2 (1.32%) Google App Engine
5 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.32%) Heroku
5 2 (1.32%) iTunes
6 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.65%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (23.84%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.31%) Couchbase
2 5 (3.31%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.32%) GIS
4 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 15 (9.93%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.95%) Selenium
4 11 (7.28%) JIRA
5 10 (6.62%) Jenkins
6 6 (3.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 6 (3.97%) Jasmine
6 6 (3.97%) JUnit
7 5 (3.31%) Android Studio
7 5 (3.31%) Axure RP
7 5 (3.31%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.31%) Mocha
8 4 (2.65%) Capybara
8 4 (2.65%) QUnit
8 4 (2.65%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.99%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.32%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.32%) Moq
10 2 (1.32%) ReSharper
10 2 (1.32%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (7.95%) Finance
2 6 (3.97%) Banking
3 5 (3.31%) Publishing
3 5 (3.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.32%) Advertising
4 2 (1.32%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Back Office
5 1 (0.66%) Games
5 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (75.50%) Developer
2 72 (47.68%) Xamarin Developer
3 36 (23.84%) .NET Developer
4 27 (17.88%) Mobile Developer
5 25 (16.56%) C# Developer
6 15 (9.93%) iOS Developer
7 14 (9.27%) Android Developer
7 14 (9.27%) Architect
8 13 (8.61%) Mobile Solutions Architect
8 13 (8.61%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (6.62%) Applications Developer
9 10 (6.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 10 (6.62%) iOS Android Developer
9 10 (6.62%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 8 (5.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 6 (3.97%) Lead Architect
12 6 (3.97%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 5 (3.31%) HTML Developer
13 5 (3.31%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (66.23%) .NET
2 47 (31.13%) HTML
3 40 (26.49%) CSS
4 35 (23.18%) ASP.NET
5 30 (19.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (17.22%) HTML5
7 24 (15.89%) PhoneGap
8 22 (14.57%) WCF
9 20 (13.25%) Apache Cordova
10 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (11.92%) .NET Framework
12 15 (9.93%) AngularJS
12 15 (9.93%) Xamarin.iOS
13 14 (9.27%) REST
14 13 (8.61%) JSON
14 13 (8.61%) XML
15 11 (7.28%) React
15 11 (7.28%) RESTful
16 10 (6.62%) CSS3
16 10 (6.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 63 (41.72%) Mobile App
2 8 (5.30%) iPhone
2 8 (5.30%) User Experience
3 4 (2.65%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.32%) iPad
5 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.66%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 89 (58.94%) Android
2 77 (50.99%) Apple iOS
3 27 (17.88%) Windows
4 7 (4.64%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.65%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (29.14%) MVC
3 41 (27.15%) Mobile Development
4 33 (21.85%) iOS Development
5 31 (20.53%) Android Development
6 26 (17.22%) TDD
7 25 (16.56%) Scrum
8 17 (11.26%) Web Development
9 14 (9.27%) BDD
10 13 (8.61%) Mobile Application Development
11 12 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.28%) MVVM
12 11 (7.28%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.96%) Kanban
13 9 (5.96%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.30%) Cross-Platform Development
14 8 (5.30%) SOA
15 7 (4.64%) Automation Testing
15 7 (4.64%) DevOps
15 7 (4.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 89 (58.94%) C#
2 42 (27.81%) JavaScript
3 21 (13.91%) SQL
4 14 (9.27%) Java
5 12 (7.95%) Objective-C
6 10 (6.62%) PHP
7 8 (5.30%) Apple Swift
8 7 (4.64%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.97%) XAML
10 3 (1.99%) Ruby
11 2 (1.32%) ECMAScript
11 2 (1.32%) ES6
11 2 (1.32%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.32%) Python
12 1 (0.66%) F#
12 1 (0.66%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (2.65%) Degree
2 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.66%) MCP
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.99%) Puppet
2 2 (1.32%) Ansible
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.64%) Google
3 6 (3.97%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.31%) Apple
4 5 (3.31%) Telerik
5 3 (1.99%) Kony
5 3 (1.99%) Oracle
6 2 (1.32%) OpenText
7 1 (0.66%) Appcelerator
7 1 (0.66%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.66%) SAP
7 1 (0.66%) Sencha
7 1 (0.66%) Teradata
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