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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 562 573 572
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 69 39 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.070% 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.15% 0.053%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 11
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£375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £496 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+22.91% -
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
26088 25475 24415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 43.91% 45.77% 46.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 15433 14202 13497
Average daily rate £400 £380 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £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 1115 1086 1101
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.46 £19.49
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.92% -5.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £39.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%

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 August 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 August 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 -6 58 £375 +7.14% 42
London +5 22 £418 -7.22% 9
South East -21 13 £351 +23.24% 7
South West - 10 £375 - 10
Scotland -8 7 £313 +4.16% 8
Bristol - 7 £375 - 6
Edinburgh - 6 £325 - 3
Manchester -13 5 £405 +15.71% 5
North West -27 5 £405 +15.71% 5
East of England - 5 £425 - 2
Surrey - 5 £400 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £425 -
City of London -2 4 £438 -10.25%
Hampshire -9 4 £338 +18.42% 1
Cambridge - 4 £425 -
Camberley - 3 £400 - 1
Chippenham - 2 £263 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Southampton - 2 £338 -
Wiltshire - 2 £263 - 4
Birmingham +5 1 £350 -
Glasgow -1 1 £300 - 3
West Midlands -3 1 £350 - 3
Sheffield -16 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -16 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -34 1 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 £315 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £263 -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £315 -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 68 (64.76%) C#
2 61 (58.10%) Apple iOS
3 60 (57.14%) .NET
4 50 (47.62%) Android
5 41 (39.05%) iOS Development
6 35 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 31 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (28.57%) Android Development
8 30 (28.57%) Mobile Development
9 28 (26.67%) REST
10 23 (21.90%) HTML
11 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
12 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
13 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 17 (16.19%) Windows
14 17 (16.19%) CSS
14 17 (16.19%) Objective-C
15 16 (15.24%) MVC
15 16 (15.24%) BDD
15 16 (15.24%) User Experience
16 15 (14.29%) Scrum
17 14 (13.33%) TDD
17 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET
17 14 (13.33%) SQL
18 13 (12.38%) Web Services
19 12 (11.43%) XML
19 12 (11.43%) SOAP
19 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (5.71%) Node.js
2 2 (1.90%) IIS
2 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.90%) CMS
2 2 (1.90%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
3 2 (1.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) RTSP
2 1 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.67%) SQLite
2 7 (6.67%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (4.76%) MySQL
4 3 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.90%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.95%) DTS
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.52%) JIRA
3 7 (6.67%) Subversion
4 6 (5.71%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.81%) Maven
6 3 (2.86%) Selenium
6 3 (2.86%) Axure RP
6 3 (2.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.90%) Calabash
7 2 (1.90%) Appium
7 2 (1.90%) Xcode
8 1 (0.95%) NUnit
8 1 (0.95%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.95%) JMeter
8 1 (0.95%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.95%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.95%) Capybara
General
1 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.71%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Automotive
4 4 (3.81%) Back Office
5 3 (2.86%) Banking
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) Marketing
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 99 (94.29%) Developer
2 27 (25.71%) Mobile Developer
3 25 (23.81%) Xamarin Developer
4 21 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 17 (16.19%) iOS Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Applications Developer
7 11 (10.48%) C# Developer
8 10 (9.52%) Android Developer
9 8 (7.62%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Web Developer
11 5 (4.76%) UI Developer
11 5 (4.76%) UI Programmer
12 4 (3.81%) AWS Developer
12 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (2.86%) Senior Developer
13 3 (2.86%) Programmer
13 3 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
13 3 (2.86%) Senior iOS Developer
14 2 (1.90%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (57.14%) .NET
2 28 (26.67%) REST
3 23 (21.90%) HTML
4 17 (16.19%) CSS
5 14 (13.33%) ASP.NET
6 13 (12.38%) Web Services
7 12 (11.43%) XML
7 12 (11.43%) SOAP
8 11 (10.48%) JSON
8 11 (10.48%) HTML5
9 9 (8.57%) iOS SDK
9 9 (8.57%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.62%) Cocoa Touch
10 8 (7.62%) Cocoa
11 7 (6.67%) jQuery
11 7 (6.67%) PhoneGap
11 7 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (5.71%) RESTful
12 6 (5.71%) .NET Framework
13 5 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 16 (15.24%) User Experience
3 8 (7.62%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) Online Banking
5 3 (2.86%) iPad
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.90%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.90%) iPhone
7 1 (0.95%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.95%) Life Science
7 1 (0.95%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.95%) Animation
7 1 (0.95%) EFT
7 1 (0.95%) IPTV
7 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (58.10%) Apple iOS
2 50 (47.62%) Android
3 17 (16.19%) Windows
4 7 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.86%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (39.05%) iOS Development
2 31 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (28.57%) Android Development
3 30 (28.57%) Mobile Development
4 16 (15.24%) MVC
4 16 (15.24%) BDD
5 15 (14.29%) Scrum
6 14 (13.33%) TDD
7 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (10.48%) Mobile Application Development
9 8 (7.62%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.67%) Kanban
10 7 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 4 (3.81%) MVVM
13 3 (2.86%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.86%) Data Protection
13 3 (2.86%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.86%) E-Commerce
14 2 (1.90%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (64.76%) C#
2 20 (19.05%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.19%) Objective-C
4 14 (13.33%) SQL
5 8 (7.62%) Java
6 5 (4.76%) Ruby
7 2 (1.90%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.95%) XAML
8 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.95%) PHP
8 1 (0.95%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 6 (5.71%) Degree
2 3 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) ISEB
4 1 (0.95%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.71%) Apple
3 4 (3.81%) Google
4 3 (2.86%) Coverity
4 3 (2.86%) Adobe
5 2 (1.90%) Capita
6 1 (0.95%) SAP
6 1 (0.95%) Twitter
6 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
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