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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 570 568 569
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 50 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.079% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.17% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 31 7
Average daily rate
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£369 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
24887 24619 23745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.77% 45.05% 46.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 14650 13583 12848
Average daily rate £400 £375 £387
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1077 1070 1201
Average hourly rate £18.50 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.55 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -22 42 £375 +7.14% 48
London -10 16 £403 +15.00% 12
South East -5 10 £340 +19.29% 2
South West -2 7 £319 -1.92% 14
Scotland -8 6 £325 +8.33% 2
Edinburgh - 6 £325 - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 5 £425 +88.88%
East of England +4 5 £425 +88.88% 2
City of London -7 5 £450 -5.26% 2
Cambridge -4 4 £425 +88.88%
Hampshire -7 4 £356 +25.00% 1
North West -25 4 £425 +6.25% 4
Manchester -7 3 £425 +6.25% 4
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 - 1
Bristol - 3 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire - 3 £263 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Berkshire +5 1 £340 +9.67%
Liverpool -8 1 - -
Merseyside -11 1 - -
Camberley - 1 - -
Chippenham - 1 £250 - 7
Brighton - 1 £300 -
Cirencester - 1 £263 -
Reading - 1 £340 -
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
Surrey - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 £250 - 9
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 60 (70.59%) Apple iOS
2 57 (67.06%) C#
3 53 (62.35%) .NET
4 44 (51.76%) Android
5 41 (48.24%) iOS Development
6 33 (38.82%) Mobile App
7 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (31.76%) Android Development
9 23 (27.06%) REST
10 22 (25.88%) Mobile Development
11 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
11 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
12 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
13 17 (20.00%) HTML
13 17 (20.00%) MVC
13 17 (20.00%) Objective-C
14 16 (18.82%) Scrum
14 16 (18.82%) User Experience
15 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
16 14 (16.47%) XML
17 13 (15.29%) TDD
17 13 (15.29%) BDD
18 12 (14.12%) Web Services
19 11 (12.94%) CSS
19 11 (12.94%) Mobile Application Development
20 10 (11.76%) SOAP
20 10 (11.76%) Subversion
20 10 (11.76%) JSON
21 9 (10.59%) Microsoft

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.06%) Node.js
2 2 (2.35%) IIS
2 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.35%) CMS
2 2 (2.35%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
3 1 (1.18%) PaaS
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.18%) RTSP
2 1 (1.18%) HTTP
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.88%) MySQL
3 3 (3.53%) SQLite
3 3 (3.53%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.35%) RavenDB
4 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.18%) DTS
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.76%) Subversion
3 8 (9.41%) JIRA
4 6 (7.06%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.88%) Xcode
6 4 (4.71%) Maven
6 4 (4.71%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.53%) Selenium
7 3 (3.53%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.35%) Calabash
8 2 (2.35%) Appium
9 1 (1.18%) JMeter
9 1 (1.18%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.18%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.18%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.18%) Capybara
9 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.18%) NUnit
General
1 7 (8.24%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Automotive
3 3 (3.53%) Back Office
3 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.53%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
5 1 (1.18%) Legal
5 1 (1.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 79 (92.94%) Developer
2 23 (27.06%) Mobile Developer
3 21 (24.71%) Xamarin Developer
4 15 (17.65%) iOS Developer
4 15 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 13 (15.29%) Applications Developer
6 11 (12.94%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 10 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Android Developer
8 7 (8.24%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.71%) Senior iOS Developer
10 4 (4.71%) AWS Developer
11 3 (3.53%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (3.53%) ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
12 2 (2.35%) Architect
12 2 (2.35%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.35%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (62.35%) .NET
2 23 (27.06%) REST
3 17 (20.00%) HTML
4 14 (16.47%) ASP.NET
4 14 (16.47%) XML
5 12 (14.12%) Web Services
6 11 (12.94%) CSS
7 10 (11.76%) SOAP
7 10 (11.76%) JSON
8 8 (9.41%) Cocoa
8 8 (9.41%) Cocoa Touch
8 8 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.24%) iOS SDK
10 6 (7.06%) RESTful
10 6 (7.06%) HTML5
10 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.88%) jQuery
12 4 (4.71%) Xamarin.iOS
12 4 (4.71%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (38.82%) Mobile App
2 16 (18.82%) User Experience
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
4 4 (4.71%) Digital Media
5 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.53%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.18%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.18%) Animation
7 1 (1.18%) EFT
7 1 (1.18%) IPTV
7 1 (1.18%) Life Science
7 1 (1.18%) iPhone
7 1 (1.18%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.18%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 60 (70.59%) Apple iOS
2 44 (51.76%) Android
3 5 (5.88%) Windows
4 3 (3.53%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.24%) iOS Development
2 28 (32.94%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (31.76%) Android Development
4 22 (25.88%) Mobile Development
5 17 (20.00%) MVC
6 16 (18.82%) Scrum
7 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
8 13 (15.29%) BDD
8 13 (15.29%) TDD
9 11 (12.94%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (9.41%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (7.06%) Kanban
11 6 (7.06%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.71%) Unit Testing
13 3 (3.53%) Test Automation
13 3 (3.53%) MVVM
13 3 (3.53%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.53%) Time Management
14 2 (2.35%) Information Retrieval
Programming Languages
1 57 (67.06%) C#
2 19 (22.35%) JavaScript
3 17 (20.00%) Objective-C
4 7 (8.24%) Java
5 6 (7.06%) SQL
6 5 (5.88%) Ruby
7 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.18%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.18%) PHP
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.18%) ISEB
2 1 (1.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Apple
2 5 (5.88%) Google
3 3 (3.53%) Coverity
3 3 (3.53%) Adobe
4 1 (1.18%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter
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