Period
to 16 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 16 January 2019 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 132 105
Rank change year-on-year +13 -27 +32
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 16 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.61% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.79% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £363 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +4.32% -
10th Percentile £351 £241 £315
90th Percentile £450 £384 £382
Scotland median daily rate £400 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +10.34% +4.32% +15.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh.

All Vendors
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 896 951 728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 34.13% 33.01% 41.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 546 413
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £269 £230 £214
90th Percentile £563 £575 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 16
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £19.68 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.08% -38.98% +29.00%
10th Percentile £15.04 £12.82 £14.38
90th Percentile £33.00 £35.75 £52.17
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -15.66% +18.57% +2.94%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in Edinburgh

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 9 (56.25%) Android
1 9 (56.25%) Apple iOS
2 7 (43.75%) Android Development
2 7 (43.75%) Mobile Development
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
4 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) C#
5 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (18.75%) Xamarin.iOS
6 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) Publishing
7 2 (12.50%) CMS
7 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
7 2 (12.50%) User Experience
8 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
8 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
8 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
8 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
8 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
8 1 (6.25%) HTML5
8 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
8 1 (6.25%) MVC
8 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (12.50%) Publishing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Android Developer
3 6 (37.50%) Mobile Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Android Developer
4 2 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Xamarin Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Android Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Azure Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
1 3 (18.75%) Xamarin.iOS
2 2 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Core
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Android
1 9 (56.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Android Development
1 7 (43.75%) Mobile Development
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (25.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (18.75%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree