Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Xamarin products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Xamarin over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Xamarin
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 98 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 -15 +8
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 4 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.26% 0.20% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.39% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £345 £315 £338
90th Percentile £455 £405 £363
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

Xamarin is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 672 760 645
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.99% 49.61% 47.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 454 336
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £213 £219
90th Percentile £538 £575 £500
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 31 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.22 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.97% +3.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £10.10 £10.60 £10.60
90th Percentile £20.88 £20.70 £34.20
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.83
% change year-on-year +6.90% -8.37% +2.10%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Xamarin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in Birmingham

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Xamarin in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Android Development
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) CSS
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) DOM
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) SEO
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) JSON

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) DOM
2 1 (25.00%) EDI
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SEO
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) NVQ Level 4
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Altova
1 1 (25.00%) DevExpress