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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 557 567 560
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 43 32 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.059% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.13% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 5
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£375 £319 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £221 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £311 £290
% change year-on-year
+16.46% +7.32%
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
25057 24239 23208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.66% 45.01% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14690 13637 12340
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1023 1239
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 June 2015.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xamarin
Top 23 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 June 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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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 +2 41 £375 +7.14% 49
London -10 19 £400 +14.28% 12
South East -16 9 £338 +8.87% 4
City of London +6 7 £400 -11.11%
East of England +4 5 £425 +88.88% 3
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £425 +88.88% 1
Hampshire - 5 £363 -
South West +6 4 £400 +23.07% 4
Cambridge -9 4 £425 +88.88% 1
North West -19 4 - - 10
Manchester -13 3 - - 7
Buckinghamshire - 3 £325 - 1
Bristol - 2 £400 - 1
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 - -
Liverpool -10 1 - -
Merseyside -18 1 - - 1
East Sussex - 1 £300 -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £300 -
Portsmouth - 1 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 62 (72.09%) C#
2 59 (68.60%) .NET
3 58 (67.44%) Apple iOS
4 44 (51.16%) Android
5 35 (40.70%) iOS Development
6 31 (36.05%) Mobile App
7 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (29.07%) Mobile Development
9 22 (25.58%) Android Development
9 22 (25.58%) Objective-C
10 21 (24.42%) MVC
11 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
11 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
12 19 (22.09%) REST
12 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
13 18 (20.93%) HTML
14 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
15 16 (18.60%) TDD
16 15 (17.44%) Scrum
17 14 (16.28%) User Experience
17 14 (16.28%) XML
17 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
18 13 (15.12%) Windows
18 13 (15.12%) Web Services
19 12 (13.95%) BDD
19 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
20 11 (12.79%) Mobile Application Development
20 11 (12.79%) CSS
20 11 (12.79%) SOAP
20 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (6.98%) Node.js
2 2 (2.33%) IIS
2 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.16%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.16%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) PaaS
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) HTTP
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.16%) RTSP
2 1 (1.16%) iBeacon
2 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.16%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.16%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (5.81%) MySQL
3 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.49%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.16%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 20 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 10 (11.63%) Subversion
3 9 (10.47%) JIRA
4 6 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.81%) Mercurial
5 5 (5.81%) Xcode
6 4 (4.65%) Maven
7 3 (3.49%) Axure RP
8 2 (2.33%) Selenium
8 2 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
9 1 (1.16%) JMeter
9 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.16%) NUnit
9 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.16%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.16%) Calabash
9 1 (1.16%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.16%) Android Studio
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Automotive
3 3 (3.49%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (1.16%) Billing
5 1 (1.16%) Legal
5 1 (1.16%) Advertising
5 1 (1.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (93.02%) Developer
2 24 (27.91%) Xamarin Developer
3 22 (25.58%) .NET Developer
4 18 (20.93%) Mobile Developer
5 15 (17.44%) iOS Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Applications Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 8 (9.30%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Android Developer
9 6 (6.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior iOS Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.49%) Software Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Architect
13 2 (2.33%) .NET Web Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
13 2 (2.33%) Mac Developer
13 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (68.60%) .NET
2 19 (22.09%) ASP.NET
2 19 (22.09%) REST
3 18 (20.93%) HTML
4 14 (16.28%) XML
5 13 (15.12%) Web Services
6 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (12.79%) CSS
7 11 (12.79%) SOAP
8 9 (10.47%) JSON
8 9 (10.47%) HTML5
9 7 (8.14%) RESTful
9 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
9 7 (8.14%) PhoneGap
10 6 (6.98%) Cocoa
10 6 (6.98%) Cocoa Touch
11 5 (5.81%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.81%) iOS SDK
12 4 (4.65%) jQuery
12 4 (4.65%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.05%) Mobile App
2 14 (16.28%) User Experience
3 6 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.49%) Online Banking
4 3 (3.49%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.16%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.16%) Animation
6 1 (1.16%) EFT
6 1 (1.16%) IPTV
6 1 (1.16%) Life Science
6 1 (1.16%) iPhone
6 1 (1.16%) Video on Demand
6 1 (1.16%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (67.44%) Apple iOS
2 44 (51.16%) Android
3 13 (15.12%) Windows
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (8.14%) Windows Phone
5 4 (4.65%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) iOS Development
2 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (29.07%) Mobile Development
4 22 (25.58%) Android Development
5 21 (24.42%) MVC
6 16 (18.60%) TDD
7 15 (17.44%) Scrum
8 14 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.95%) BDD
10 11 (12.79%) Software Engineering
10 11 (12.79%) Mobile Application Development
11 7 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (5.81%) Kanban
12 5 (5.81%) Multithreading
13 3 (3.49%) Unit Testing
14 2 (2.33%) Content Management
14 2 (2.33%) System Testing
14 2 (2.33%) Time Management
14 2 (2.33%) Test Automation
14 2 (2.33%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 62 (72.09%) C#
2 22 (25.58%) Objective-C
3 20 (23.26%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.63%) Java
5 6 (6.98%) C++
5 6 (6.98%) SQL
6 4 (4.65%) Ruby
7 3 (3.49%) VB
7 3 (3.49%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.33%) C
8 2 (2.33%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.33%) PHP
9 1 (1.16%) Delphi
9 1 (1.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.16%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Degree
2 1 (1.16%) ISEB
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Google
3 4 (4.65%) Apple
4 3 (3.49%) Adobe
4 3 (3.49%) Coverity
5 2 (2.33%) Twitter
6 1 (1.16%) Facebook
6 1 (1.16%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.16%) Perforce
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