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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 575 591 568
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -23
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 86 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.090% 0.078%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 28 29
Median daily rate £375 £361 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.80% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £289 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +15.00%
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
24337 25104 24254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.05% 44.07% 45.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 14903 14727 13393
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 819 1084 1062
Median hourly rate £19.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.44% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.88% +2.85%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +34 81 £375 +3.44% 45
London +3 24 £400 +2.56% 13
Yorkshire - 18 £488 - 1
West Yorkshire - 18 £488 - 1
East of England +27 12 £333 -21.76%
South East +1 8 £325 -4.41% 5
Bradford - 7 £488 -
Bedfordshire - 7 £275 -
North West +9 6 £363 -14.70% 12
West Midlands - 6 £350 - 2
Leeds - 6 £375 -
Manchester -9 5 £375 -11.76% 6
East Midlands - 4 £350 - 2
Bedford - 4 £275 -
Hampshire 0 3 £288 -19.29%
Shropshire - 3 - -
Norwich - 3 £426 -
Telford - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £350 -
Norfolk - 3 £426 -
Cambridgeshire +13 2 £425 -
Reading +7 2 £350 +2.94%
Berkshire 0 2 £350 +2.94% 2
Scotland -4 2 £310 -4.61% 1
Glasgow - 2 £310 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £400 - 1
North East - 2 £425 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £350 - 1
Nottingham - 2 £350 -
Portsmouth - 2 £288 -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 88 (63.77%) .NET
2 80 (57.97%) C#
3 78 (56.52%) Android
4 71 (51.45%) Apple iOS
5 52 (37.68%) Mobile App
6 51 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
7 43 (31.16%) Mobile Development
8 41 (29.71%) HTML
8 41 (29.71%) MVC
9 37 (26.81%) JavaScript
10 32 (23.19%) ASP.NET
11 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
12 29 (21.01%) Android Development
12 29 (21.01%) iOS Development
13 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (20.29%) CSS
14 24 (17.39%) HTML5
15 22 (15.94%) Scrum
16 21 (15.22%) WCF
17 19 (13.77%) SQL
17 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
18 17 (12.32%) PhoneGap
18 17 (12.32%) Web Services
18 17 (12.32%) Windows
19 16 (11.59%) Finance
20 15 (10.87%) AngularJS
20 15 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
20 15 (10.87%) Apache Cordova
20 15 (10.87%) TDD
21 12 (8.70%) REST

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 7 (5.07%) IIS
2 5 (3.62%) Joomla!
3 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.72%) CMS
5 1 (0.72%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.72%) Google Play
3 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.17%) Network Security
2 1 (0.72%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (22.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.45%) GIS
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.97%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 6 (4.35%) JIRA
4 5 (3.62%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.62%) Selenium
5 4 (2.90%) Xcode
6 3 (2.17%) Appium
6 3 (2.17%) Calabash
6 3 (2.17%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.45%) Android Studio
7 2 (1.45%) Babel
7 2 (1.45%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.45%) git-flow
7 2 (1.45%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.72%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.72%) JUnit
8 1 (0.72%) Moq
8 1 (0.72%) ReSharper
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 7 (5.07%) Retail
3 4 (2.90%) Banking
3 4 (2.90%) Publishing
4 2 (1.45%) Advertising
4 2 (1.45%) Electronics
4 2 (1.45%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.45%) Marketing
4 2 (1.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.72%) Automotive
5 1 (0.72%) Back Office
5 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 105 (76.09%) Developer
2 66 (47.83%) Xamarin Developer
3 34 (24.64%) C# Developer
4 27 (19.57%) .NET Developer
5 25 (18.12%) Mobile Developer
6 18 (13.04%) iOS Developer
7 16 (11.59%) Android Developer
8 14 (10.14%) Architect
9 13 (9.42%) Mobile Solutions Architect
9 13 (9.42%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (7.97%) C# .NET Developer
11 10 (7.25%) iOS Android Developer
12 7 (5.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 6 (4.35%) Lead Architect
13 6 (4.35%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 5 (3.62%) Full Stack Developer
14 5 (3.62%) JavaScript Developer
14 5 (3.62%) Mobile Architect
14 5 (3.62%) Scrum Master
15 4 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (63.77%) .NET
2 41 (29.71%) HTML
3 32 (23.19%) ASP.NET
4 28 (20.29%) ASP.NET MVC
4 28 (20.29%) CSS
5 24 (17.39%) HTML5
6 21 (15.22%) WCF
7 17 (12.32%) PhoneGap
7 17 (12.32%) Web Services
8 15 (10.87%) AngularJS
8 15 (10.87%) Apache Cordova
9 12 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (8.70%) REST
9 12 (8.70%) RESTful
10 10 (7.25%) CSS3
11 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (6.52%) Xamarin.iOS
12 8 (5.80%) .NET Framework
12 8 (5.80%) jQuery
12 8 (5.80%) React
Miscellaneous
1 52 (37.68%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.90%) iPhone
2 4 (2.90%) User Experience
3 3 (2.17%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.17%) Video on Demand
4 2 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.72%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 78 (56.52%) Android
2 71 (51.45%) Apple iOS
3 17 (12.32%) Windows
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Mobile
4 4 (2.90%) Windows Phone
5 3 (2.17%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (31.16%) Mobile Development
3 41 (29.71%) MVC
4 29 (21.01%) Android Development
4 29 (21.01%) iOS Development
5 22 (15.94%) Scrum
6 15 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (10.87%) TDD
7 11 (7.97%) BDD
8 9 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.52%) Unit Testing
9 8 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (5.80%) Kanban
9 8 (5.80%) Web Development
10 7 (5.07%) Open Source
10 7 (5.07%) SOA
10 7 (5.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.35%) MVVM
11 6 (4.35%) OO
11 6 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 80 (57.97%) C#
2 37 (26.81%) JavaScript
3 19 (13.77%) SQL
4 12 (8.70%) Java
5 10 (7.25%) Apple Swift
6 9 (6.52%) PHP
7 6 (4.35%) Objective-C
8 4 (2.90%) Ruby
9 3 (2.17%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.17%) XAML
10 2 (1.45%) ECMAScript
10 2 (1.45%) ES6
10 2 (1.45%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.45%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.72%) F#
11 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (4.35%) Degree
2 2 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.72%) MCP
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.72%) QA
1 1 (0.72%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.17%) AirWatch
1 3 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.17%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.90%) Kony
3 2 (1.45%) Apple
3 2 (1.45%) OpenText
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle
3 2 (1.45%) SAP
4 1 (0.72%) Appcelerator
4 1 (0.72%) Google
4 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.72%) Sencha
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