Period
to 19 July 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 19 July 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
UK > England
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 623 694 613
Rank change year-on-year +71 -81 +143
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 190 175 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.45% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 139 160
England median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +10.34%
10th Percentile £299 £313 £290
90th Percentile £514 £563 £475
UK median daily rate £425 £389 £390
% change year-on-year +9.32% -0.32% +11.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
England median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 36,094 39,055 38,418
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.50% 41.37% 43.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,714 24,368 23,654
England median daily rate £463 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +2.86% +5.42%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £613
UK median daily rate £454 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,227 1,446 1,302
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £10.38
90th Percentile £50.30 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +8.57% +2.94% -2.86%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in England

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in England

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xamarin in England over the 6 months to 19 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xamarin in England

Xamarin
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Xamarin in England

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 19 July 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +39 59 £463 +15.63% 29
North of England +37 59 £328 -6.43% 45
London +40 36 £425 -8.11% 7
Yorkshire +36 33 £375 +15.38% 20
North West +10 26 £325 -12.16% 19
Midlands +7 14 £450 +16.13% 24
East of England +23 11 £425 +21.43% 11
East Midlands +34 10 £475 +26.67% 13
West Midlands -22 4 £325 -17.46% 11
South West -18 3 £350 -36.36% 4
Xamarin
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 England region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 145 (76.32%) C#
2 118 (62.11%) .NET
3 83 (43.68%) Android
4 75 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 58 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
5 58 (30.53%) JavaScript
6 55 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 55 (28.95%) Mobile App
7 51 (26.84%) Apple iOS
8 50 (26.32%) Mobile Development
9 44 (23.16%) MVC
10 43 (22.63%) ASP.NET
11 41 (21.58%) JSON
12 40 (21.05%) REST
13 39 (20.53%) BDD
13 39 (20.53%) HTML
14 37 (19.47%) SQL
15 36 (18.95%) Android Development
15 36 (18.95%) .NET Core
16 32 (16.84%) .NET Framework
17 31 (16.32%) DevOps
18 30 (15.79%) Entity Framework
19 29 (15.26%) XML
19 29 (15.26%) Microsoft
20 27 (14.21%) Test Automation
21 26 (13.68%) PaaS
21 26 (13.68%) Web Services
21 26 (13.68%) Git (software)
21 26 (13.68%) TDD
22 25 (13.16%) SpecFlow

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (8.42%) Umbraco
2 5 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.58%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.53%) CMS
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Figma
1 1 (0.53%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 75 (39.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (13.68%) PaaS
3 12 (6.32%) IaaS
3 12 (6.32%) Loggly
4 10 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (4.74%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (4.74%) Azure Functions
5 9 (4.74%) Serverless
6 3 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.58%) SaaS
7 2 (1.05%) npm
7 2 (1.05%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.53%) Apigee
8 1 (0.53%) BrowserStack
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.53%) GitHub
8 1 (0.53%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.53%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.58%) Intranet
2 2 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.11%) Redis
1 23 (12.11%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.84%) SQLite
3 11 (5.79%) Cosmos DB
4 9 (4.74%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (3.16%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.16%) MySQL
6 5 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (1.05%) Big Data
8 2 (1.05%) Power BI
8 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 26 (13.68%) Git (software)
2 25 (13.16%) SpecFlow
3 18 (9.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 17 (8.95%) Team Foundation Server
5 15 (7.89%) Jenkins
5 15 (7.89%) Visual Studio
5 15 (7.89%) webpack
6 14 (7.37%) Babel
7 13 (6.84%) gulp
7 13 (6.84%) Visual Studio Team System
8 12 (6.32%) Jasmine
8 12 (6.32%) JMeter
8 12 (6.32%) TeamCity
9 6 (3.16%) NSubstitute
9 6 (3.16%) NUnit
9 6 (3.16%) SoapUI
9 6 (3.16%) Xcode
10 5 (2.63%) JIRA
11 4 (2.11%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.05%) Mocha
General
1 19 (10.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.11%) Banking
3 3 (1.58%) Retail
4 1 (0.53%) Advertising
4 1 (0.53%) Automotive
4 1 (0.53%) Law
4 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.53%) Marketing
4 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 162 (85.26%) Developer
2 90 (47.37%) Xamarin Developer
3 35 (18.42%) .NET Developer
4 26 (13.68%) Senior Developer
5 24 (12.63%) C# Developer
6 22 (11.58%) Mobile Developer
7 21 (11.05%) Android Developer
8 19 (10.00%) iOS Developer
9 16 (8.42%) Senior .NET Developer
10 13 (6.84%) Software Developer
11 12 (6.32%) iOS Android Developer
12 11 (5.79%) C# .NET Developer
13 9 (4.74%) Applications Developer
14 6 (3.16%) Consultant
14 6 (3.16%) DevOps Engineer
15 5 (2.63%) Senior Mobile Developer
16 4 (2.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 3 (1.58%) Angular Developer
17 3 (1.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 3 (1.58%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (62.11%) .NET
2 55 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
3 43 (22.63%) ASP.NET
4 41 (21.58%) JSON
5 40 (21.05%) REST
6 39 (20.53%) HTML
7 36 (18.95%) .NET Core
8 32 (16.84%) .NET Framework
9 30 (15.79%) Entity Framework
10 29 (15.26%) XML
11 26 (13.68%) Web Services
12 24 (12.63%) AngularJS
13 22 (11.58%) CSS
14 21 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (10.53%) React
15 20 (10.53%) Swagger
16 18 (9.47%) HTML5
17 11 (5.79%) WPF
18 9 (4.74%) LINQ
19 8 (4.21%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (28.95%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (5.26%) User Experience
4 8 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.58%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (1.58%) iPad
6 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.05%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.53%) PDA
7 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 83 (43.68%) Android
2 51 (26.84%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.32%) Windows
4 11 (5.79%) VMS
5 1 (0.53%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (26.32%) Mobile Development
3 44 (23.16%) MVC
4 39 (20.53%) BDD
5 36 (18.95%) Android Development
6 31 (16.32%) DevOps
7 27 (14.21%) Test Automation
8 26 (13.68%) TDD
9 22 (11.58%) iOS Development
9 22 (11.58%) Scrum
10 21 (11.05%) Computer Science
11 18 (9.47%) Memory Management
12 15 (7.89%) Analytics
13 14 (7.37%) MVVM
14 13 (6.84%) Continuous Delivery
15 12 (6.32%) Load Testing
15 12 (6.32%) Unit Testing
16 11 (5.79%) B2C
16 11 (5.79%) Continuous Improvement
17 10 (5.26%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 145 (76.32%) C#
2 58 (30.53%) JavaScript
3 37 (19.47%) SQL
4 11 (5.79%) Java
5 10 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.74%) Objective-C
7 8 (4.21%) Python
8 6 (3.16%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.63%) ES6
9 5 (2.63%) PHP
9 5 (2.63%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.58%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.58%) C++
10 3 (1.58%) Kotlin
11 2 (1.05%) Delphi
12 1 (0.53%) C
12 1 (0.53%) COBOL
12 1 (0.53%) Go
12 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 21 (11.05%) Degree
2 18 (9.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.68%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.58%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) PMO
2 1 (0.53%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.74%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 29 (15.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.32%) New Relic
3 5 (2.63%) Oracle
4 2 (1.05%) Apple
4 2 (1.05%) Tableau
4 2 (1.05%) Telerik
5 1 (0.53%) Google
5 1 (0.53%) OutSystems
5 1 (0.53%) Twitter