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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 535 521 535
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +14
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 48 32 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.066% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.15% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 21 1
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£350 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +39.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.75% +39.13%
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
23359 22019 21063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.78% 45.72% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13656 12210 10981
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1012 954 1305
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -3 46 £350 -12.50% 33
West Yorkshire - 15 £360 - 4
Yorkshire - 15 £360 - 5
Leeds - 15 £360 - 2
London -13 13 £375 -9.09% 8
South East -1 8 £310 -22.50% 5
Hampshire - 5 £288 -
City of London +14 4 £363 -21.66% 4
North West - 4 £350 - 5
Manchester - 4 £350 - 3
East of England - 3 £300 - 4
South West -16 2 - - 1
Surrey - 2 £310 - 2
Egham - 2 £310 -
East Midlands +12 1 £300 +15.38% 1
South Wales - 1 £325 - 2
Wales - 1 £325 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - - 3
Scotland - 1 £300 -
Glasgow - 1 £300 -
Havant - 1 £350 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 2
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 - 1
Northampton - 1 £300 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 2
Cardiff - - - -
Chepstow - - - - 1

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 58 (63.04%) C#
1 58 (63.04%) Android
2 56 (60.87%) .NET
3 55 (59.78%) Apple iOS
4 38 (41.30%) Mobile App
5 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
7 27 (29.35%) iOS Development
7 27 (29.35%) HTML
8 25 (27.17%) Windows
9 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 22 (23.91%) MVC
10 22 (23.91%) Android Development
11 21 (22.83%) Objective-C
12 20 (21.74%) HTML5
13 19 (20.65%) CSS
14 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
15 17 (18.48%) XML
16 15 (16.30%) Web Services
16 15 (16.30%) OO
17 14 (15.22%) TDD
18 13 (14.13%) Java
18 13 (14.13%) SQL
18 13 (14.13%) Windows Phone
18 13 (14.13%) REST
19 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
19 12 (13.04%) JSON
19 12 (13.04%) Scrum
20 11 (11.96%) Windows Mobile
20 11 (11.96%) AngularJS

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (2.17%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.17%) Node.js
2 1 (1.09%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.09%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.09%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.52%) HTTP
2 4 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.17%) Firewall
3 2 (2.17%) SSL
3 2 (2.17%) VPN
3 2 (2.17%) Internet
4 1 (1.09%) iBeacon
4 1 (1.09%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) SQLite
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.26%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.17%) Big Data
5 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.09%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.09%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Xcode
2 6 (6.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (5.43%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.26%) Subversion
4 3 (3.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.17%) Appium
6 1 (1.09%) MonoDevelop
6 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.09%) Calabash
6 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.09%) JIRA
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
6 1 (1.09%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.09%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (6.52%) Retail
2 4 (4.35%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Publishing
3 3 (3.26%) Games
4 1 (1.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (95.65%) Developer
2 32 (34.78%) Xamarin Developer
3 31 (33.70%) Mobile Developer
4 25 (27.17%) .NET Developer
5 12 (13.04%) Android Developer
6 8 (8.70%) iOS Developer
7 6 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 5 (5.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Mac Developer
10 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Web Developer
10 3 (3.26%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Senior Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Junior
11 2 (2.17%) Software Engineer
11 2 (2.17%) Front-End Web Developer
11 2 (2.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (60.87%) .NET
2 27 (29.35%) HTML
3 23 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 20 (21.74%) HTML5
5 19 (20.65%) CSS
6 17 (18.48%) XML
7 15 (16.30%) Web Services
8 13 (14.13%) REST
9 12 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (13.04%) JSON
10 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
11 10 (10.87%) Apache Cordova
11 10 (10.87%) PhoneGap
12 9 (9.78%) RESTful
13 7 (7.61%) WCF
14 6 (6.52%) .NET Framework
14 6 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 5 (5.43%) Xamarin.iOS
15 5 (5.43%) Android SDK
15 5 (5.43%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 38 (41.30%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) iPhone
3 4 (4.35%) iPad
4 3 (3.26%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.26%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.17%) Online Games
5 2 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.09%) Open Source
6 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.09%) PMI
6 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 58 (63.04%) Android
2 55 (59.78%) Apple iOS
3 25 (27.17%) Windows
4 13 (14.13%) Windows Phone
5 11 (11.96%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (1.09%) Linux
7 1 (1.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (29.35%) iOS Development
3 22 (23.91%) MVC
3 22 (23.91%) Android Development
4 15 (16.30%) OO
5 14 (15.22%) TDD
6 12 (13.04%) Scrum
7 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.78%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (8.70%) OOP
9 6 (6.52%) Web Development
10 5 (5.43%) MVVM
11 4 (4.35%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (3.26%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.26%) OOD
13 2 (2.17%) Regression Testing
13 2 (2.17%) Configuration Management
13 2 (2.17%) ETL
13 2 (2.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (63.04%) C#
2 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
3 21 (22.83%) Objective-C
4 13 (14.13%) Java
4 13 (14.13%) SQL
5 10 (10.87%) C++
6 7 (7.61%) C
7 3 (3.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.26%) VB
8 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.09%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.09%) Delphi
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) Perl
9 1 (1.09%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) Degree
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Google
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Apple
4 3 (3.26%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.17%) ESRI
5 2 (2.17%) Facebook
5 2 (2.17%) Twitter
6 1 (1.09%) Sencha
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe
6 1 (1.09%) Perforce
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