Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 130 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - +122
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 17 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.57% 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 1.78% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 4 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
Scotland median daily rate £375 £325 £324
% change year-on-year +15.38% +0.39% -0.38%
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 957 954 988
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 32.02% 34.47% 42.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 532 513
Edinburgh median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £236 £263 £244
90th Percentile £564 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 7 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.50 £30.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.00% +57.89% +53.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.48 £12.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.39 £48.68
Scotland median hourly rate £17.25 £26.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year -33.65% -27.78% +171.70%

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 15 October 2018, 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 15 (88.24%) Android
1 15 (88.24%) Mobile Development
2 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Android Development
4 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
5 5 (29.41%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
6 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
6 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) C#
7 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
7 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
8 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator
8 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
8 2 (11.76%) REST
8 2 (11.76%) Kony
8 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
8 2 (11.76%) Mendix
8 2 (11.76%) OutSystems
8 2 (11.76%) Ionic Framework
8 2 (11.76%) React Native
8 2 (11.76%) XHR
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) Java
8 2 (11.76%) HTTP
9 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft

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 (11.76%) Mendix
2 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) HTTP
2 1 (5.88%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
3 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Mobile Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Android Developer
4 4 (23.53%) Xamarin Developer
5 3 (17.65%) iOS Android Developer
5 3 (17.65%) iOS Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Objective-C Developer
7 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Azure Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (11.76%) Ionic Framework
1 2 (11.76%) iOS SDK
1 2 (11.76%) PhoneGap
1 2 (11.76%) React Native
1 2 (11.76%) REST
1 2 (11.76%) XHR
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Android
2 11 (64.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Mobile Development
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (52.94%) Android Development
4 5 (29.41%) iOS Development
4 5 (29.41%) Mobile Application Development
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.88%) API Design
6 1 (5.88%) API Testing
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) Kanban
6 1 (5.88%) Manual Testing
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
1 4 (23.53%) Objective-C
2 3 (17.65%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) Apple Swift
4 1 (5.88%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Appcelerator
1 2 (11.76%) Kony
1 2 (11.76%) OutSystems
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft