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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Xamarin
Rank 531 543 533
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 45 23 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.046% 0.009%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.10% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 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 £348 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
-13.12% +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
23958 22965 20967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.66% 45.69% 46.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13732 12512 10990
Average daily rate £400 £388 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £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 975 976 1254
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.20 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 43 £350 -12.50% 38
London -11 13 £388 -6.06% 11
Leeds - 11 £360 -
West Yorkshire - 11 £360 - 1
Yorkshire - 11 £360 - 2
South East -26 8 £325 -18.75% 8
Hampshire - 5 £288 - 2
City of London +19 4 £338 -25.08%
Manchester -6 4 £350 - 1
North West -11 4 £350 - 8
South West -19 3 £375 +15.38% 2
East Midlands +2 2 £288 +10.57% 1
Wales - 2 £303 -
South Wales - 2 £303 -
East of England - 2 £300 - 2
Nottinghamshire -11 1 £275 +5.76%
Nottingham -13 1 £275 +5.76%
Northampton - 1 £300 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £300 - 1
Bristol - 1 £375 - 2
Havant - 1 £350 -
Cardiff - 1 £280 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Scotland - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 3
Chepstow - - - -
Coventry - - - -

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (65.96%) C#
2 61 (64.89%) .NET
3 59 (62.77%) Apple iOS
4 57 (60.64%) Android
5 40 (42.55%) Mobile App
6 36 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (32.98%) iOS Development
8 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
9 26 (27.66%) HTML
10 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET
11 23 (24.47%) Windows
11 23 (24.47%) Objective-C
12 22 (23.40%) MVC
12 22 (23.40%) Android Development
13 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
14 18 (19.15%) CSS
14 18 (19.15%) XML
15 16 (17.02%) Web Services
15 16 (17.02%) HTML5
16 14 (14.89%) OO
16 14 (14.89%) Java
16 14 (14.89%) Scrum
17 13 (13.83%) TDD
17 13 (13.83%) SQL
17 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 11 (11.70%) REST
18 11 (11.70%) Windows Phone
18 11 (11.70%) C++
18 11 (11.70%) Windows Mobile
18 11 (11.70%) JSON

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (2.13%) ArcGIS
1 2 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (1.06%) Facebook Platform
2 1 (1.06%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.06%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) HTTP
2 4 (4.26%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.13%) SSL
3 2 (2.13%) Internet
3 2 (2.13%) Firewall
3 2 (2.13%) VPN
4 1 (1.06%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.06%) iBeacon
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.32%) SQLite
4 3 (3.19%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.13%) Big Data
6 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.06%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 9 (9.57%) Xcode
2 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.38%) Subversion
3 6 (6.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (3.19%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.13%) Appium
6 1 (1.06%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.06%) Calabash
6 1 (1.06%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.06%) JIRA
6 1 (1.06%) Selenium
6 1 (1.06%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.06%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.06%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.06%) MonoDevelop
6 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Publishing
3 3 (3.19%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 90 (95.74%) Developer
2 31 (32.98%) Xamarin Developer
3 30 (31.91%) Mobile Developer
4 28 (29.79%) .NET Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Android Developer
6 10 (10.64%) iOS Developer
7 7 (7.45%) C# Developer
8 6 (6.38%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Developer
10 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Mac Developer
10 3 (3.19%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Senior iOS Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Applications Developer
11 2 (2.13%) Software Engineer
12 1 (1.06%) Software Developer
12 1 (1.06%) Web Developer
12 1 (1.06%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (64.89%) .NET
2 26 (27.66%) HTML
3 24 (25.53%) ASP.NET
4 18 (19.15%) CSS
4 18 (19.15%) XML
5 16 (17.02%) Web Services
5 16 (17.02%) HTML5
6 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (11.70%) JSON
7 11 (11.70%) REST
8 10 (10.64%) AngularJS
9 9 (9.57%) PhoneGap
10 8 (8.51%) RESTful
10 8 (8.51%) Apache Cordova
11 7 (7.45%) WCF
11 7 (7.45%) .NET Framework
12 6 (6.38%) Xamarin.iOS
12 6 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (5.32%) WPF
13 5 (5.32%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 40 (42.55%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.26%) iPad
3 4 (4.26%) iPhone
4 3 (3.19%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.19%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.19%) User Experience
5 2 (2.13%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) Online Games
5 2 (2.13%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.06%) Open Source
6 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.06%) GIS
6 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 59 (62.77%) Apple iOS
2 57 (60.64%) Android
3 23 (24.47%) Windows
4 11 (11.70%) Windows Phone
4 11 (11.70%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (6.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.06%) UNIX
6 1 (1.06%) Linux
6 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (38.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (32.98%) iOS Development
3 22 (23.40%) Android Development
3 22 (23.40%) MVC
4 14 (14.89%) OO
4 14 (14.89%) Scrum
5 13 (13.83%) TDD
6 10 (10.64%) Software Engineering
7 9 (9.57%) Mobile Application Development
8 8 (8.51%) OOP
9 7 (7.45%) Web Development
9 7 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (6.38%) MVVM
11 4 (4.26%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.26%) E-Commerce
12 3 (3.19%) OOD
12 3 (3.19%) Integration Testing
13 2 (2.13%) Time Management
13 2 (2.13%) BDD
13 2 (2.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 62 (65.96%) C#
2 30 (31.91%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.47%) Objective-C
4 14 (14.89%) Java
5 13 (13.83%) SQL
6 11 (11.70%) C++
7 7 (7.45%) C
8 3 (3.19%) VB
9 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.06%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 1 (1.06%) Pascal
10 1 (1.06%) Ruby
10 1 (1.06%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.06%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.06%) Delphi
10 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.13%) Degree
1 2 (2.13%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.38%) Google
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) Apple
4 3 (3.19%) Appcelerator
5 2 (2.13%) ESRI
6 1 (1.06%) Perforce
6 1 (1.06%) Adobe
6 1 (1.06%) Facebook
6 1 (1.06%) Twitter
6 1 (1.06%) Sencha
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