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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Xamarin
Rank 591 604 618
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +14
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 53 37 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.066% 0.022%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.15% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 7
Average daily rate £350 £353 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £279 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £433 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +22.72%
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
24666 25232 24671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.16% 45.30% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15147 14320 13834
Average daily rate £401 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 800 1101 1046
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.90 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%

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 28 April 2016.

Xamarin Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Xamarin
Top 28 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 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -9 48 £350 -1.40% 42
London +3 15 £475 +18.75% 14
North East - 12 £350 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 12 £350 - 1
Sunderland - 8 £350 -
South East -8 7 £331 - 7
East Midlands +9 5 £350 +21.73% 2
Glasgow - 5 £338 - 5
Scotland - 5 £338 - 5
Berkshire +3 4 £313 +8.69% 1
Reading -6 4 £313 +25.00%
North West -8 4 £338 -7.53% 8
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £325 - 1
Nottingham +1 3 £350 +27.27%
Nottinghamshire 0 3 £350 +27.27% 1
West Midlands -5 3 £410 - 4
Manchester -9 3 £350 -4.10% 4
City of London +38 2 £525 +50.00% 2
Hampshire +6 2 £331 -11.66% 1
Leicestershire - 2 £350 -
South West +4 1 £400 - 1
Portsmouth +2 1 £313 -16.66%
Bristol -3 1 £400 - 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £410 - 2
Telford - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 £388 - 1
Surrey - 1 £388 - 1

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (63.55%) .NET
2 63 (58.88%) Android
3 59 (55.14%) C#
4 46 (42.99%) Apple iOS
5 44 (41.12%) Mobile Development
6 38 (35.51%) JavaScript
7 35 (32.71%) HTML
8 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
9 31 (28.97%) CSS
9 31 (28.97%) Mobile App
10 30 (28.04%) Web Services
11 27 (25.23%) Android Development
12 25 (23.36%) MVC
12 25 (23.36%) iOS Development
13 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
14 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
14 21 (19.63%) HTML5
14 21 (19.63%) PhoneGap
15 19 (17.76%) jQuery
16 18 (16.82%) Java
16 18 (16.82%) Objective-C
17 17 (15.89%) Apache Cordova
18 16 (14.95%) CSS3
18 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (14.95%) TDD
19 15 (14.02%) Visual Studio
20 14 (13.08%) OO
20 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
20 14 (13.08%) Apple Swift
21 13 (12.15%) Finance

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 11 (10.28%) IIS
2 6 (5.61%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.74%) CMS
4 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.87%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.87%) Node.js
6 1 (0.93%) Confluence
6 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.93%) Kentico
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.80%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.80%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.87%) GIS
5 2 (1.87%) SQLite
6 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.93%) Power BI
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (14.02%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 8 (7.48%) Xcode
4 6 (5.61%) Eclipse
4 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.67%) Clang
5 5 (4.67%) Subversion
6 4 (3.74%) Appium
6 4 (3.74%) Calabash
6 4 (3.74%) Moq
6 4 (3.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.80%) NUnit
7 3 (2.80%) Selenium
7 3 (2.80%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.80%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.87%) JIRA
8 2 (1.87%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.93%) MSTest
General
1 13 (12.15%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Publishing
3 3 (2.80%) Advertising
3 3 (2.80%) Electronics
3 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.80%) Marketing
3 3 (2.80%) Retail
3 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Back Office
4 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 92 (85.98%) Developer
2 50 (46.73%) Xamarin Developer
3 26 (24.30%) C# Developer
4 24 (22.43%) Mobile Developer
5 21 (19.63%) Android Developer
6 20 (18.69%) .NET Developer
6 20 (18.69%) iOS Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Applications Developer
8 9 (8.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (8.41%) iOS Android Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 7 (6.54%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.61%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Java Android Developer
12 5 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 4 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 3 (2.80%) Developer in Test
14 3 (2.80%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.80%) Senior Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (63.55%) .NET
2 35 (32.71%) HTML
3 31 (28.97%) CSS
4 30 (28.04%) Web Services
5 21 (19.63%) ASP.NET
5 21 (19.63%) HTML5
5 21 (19.63%) PhoneGap
6 19 (17.76%) jQuery
7 17 (15.89%) Apache Cordova
8 16 (14.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (14.95%) CSS3
9 14 (13.08%) AngularJS
10 13 (12.15%) WCF
11 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 12 (11.21%) REST
11 12 (11.21%) RESTful
12 10 (9.35%) Android SDK
12 10 (9.35%) LINQ
12 10 (9.35%) React
12 10 (9.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (28.97%) Mobile App
2 10 (9.35%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.54%) iPhone
4 6 (5.61%) iPad
5 5 (4.67%) User Experience
6 3 (2.80%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 63 (58.88%) Android
2 46 (42.99%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.48%) Windows
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) Unix
6 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (41.12%) Mobile Development
2 32 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (25.23%) Android Development
4 25 (23.36%) iOS Development
4 25 (23.36%) MVC
5 16 (14.95%) TDD
6 14 (13.08%) OO
7 11 (10.28%) Memory Management
7 11 (10.28%) Mobile Application Development
8 10 (9.35%) SDLC
9 9 (8.41%) Scrum
10 8 (7.48%) BDD
10 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.61%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.61%) Unit Testing
12 5 (4.67%) MVVM
12 5 (4.67%) Problem Management
13 3 (2.80%) Content Management
13 3 (2.80%) Digital Marketing
13 3 (2.80%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (55.14%) C#
2 38 (35.51%) JavaScript
3 18 (16.82%) Java
3 18 (16.82%) Objective-C
4 14 (13.08%) Apple Swift
5 12 (11.21%) SQL
6 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.80%) PHP
7 3 (2.80%) Ruby
7 3 (2.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.87%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) F#
9 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) MCSA
2 1 (0.93%) MCSE
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.35%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.87%) Puppet
3 1 (0.93%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.93%) Kibana
3 1 (0.93%) logstash
Vendors
1 11 (10.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) Kony
3 5 (4.67%) OpenText
4 4 (3.74%) Appcelerator
5 3 (2.80%) Apple
5 3 (2.80%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.80%) SAP
6 2 (1.87%) Google
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