The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 3 months to 28 June 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
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 126 143
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17  
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 7 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.30% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £450 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

Xamarin is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1069 1197 1498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 45.26% 46.92% 49.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 597 623 852
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £235 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 103 136
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £14.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.66% +13.51%  

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing Xamarin as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in the East of England

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in the East of England

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the East of England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Norfolk +7 5 £450 +12.50%
Cambridgeshire +7 1 - - 1
Bedfordshire -8 1 - - 1
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 East of England region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 17 (73.91%) Android
2 16 (69.57%) Apple iOS
3 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
4 13 (56.52%) C#
5 12 (52.17%) Mobile App
6 10 (43.48%) RESTful
6 10 (43.48%) BDD
7 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (39.13%) TDD
7 9 (39.13%) Scrum
7 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
8 8 (34.78%) Android Development
9 7 (30.43%) SpecFlow
9 7 (30.43%) Gherkin
9 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
9 7 (30.43%) Appium
9 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
9 7 (30.43%) Calabash
10 6 (26.09%) XML
10 6 (26.09%) .NET
10 6 (26.09%) QA
11 5 (21.74%) Web Services
12 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
12 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
12 4 (17.39%) Finance
12 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
12 4 (17.39%) Xamarin.iOS
12 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
12 4 (17.39%) JSON

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Appium
1 7 (30.43%) Calabash
1 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
1 7 (30.43%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) Xamarin Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Android Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Test Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) iOS Android Developer
5 6 (26.09%) iOS Developer
6 5 (21.74%) Test Automation Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
7 3 (13.04%) Automation Tester
7 3 (13.04%) Mobile Engineer
7 3 (13.04%) Tester
8 2 (8.70%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Java Android Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
9 1 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Objective-C Developer
9 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) RESTful
2 7 (30.43%) Gherkin
3 6 (26.09%) .NET
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) Web Services
5 4 (17.39%) JSON
5 4 (17.39%) Xamarin.iOS
6 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 2 (8.70%) HTML
7 2 (8.70%) HTML5
7 2 (8.70%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Algorithms
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Android
2 16 (69.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 10 (43.48%) BDD
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
3 9 (39.13%) Scrum
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 8 (34.78%) Android Development
5 7 (30.43%) iOS Development
6 4 (17.39%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Functional Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
6 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Mobile Development
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) SDLC
7 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) API Testing
8 2 (8.70%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.70%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) SAP