Period
to 6 December 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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 580 710 652
Rank change year-on-year +130 -58 -8
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 169 166 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.41% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 118 180
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £316 £313 £312
90th Percentile £519 £508 £500
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.64% -33.33%
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +63.64% -33.33%

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 32,405 40,590 40,823
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 43.59% 42.32% 42.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,477 25,564 25,715
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £233 £256 £240
90th Percentile £638 £631 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £433
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,288 1,501 1,347
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +0.11% +2.82%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.77 £10.75
90th Percentile £53.00 £47.36 £45.32
UK median hourly rate £19.18 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +9.60% - +2.94%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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
London +118 52 £450 -1.37% 9
North of England +52 43 £400 +20.75% 40
South East +24 40 £425 +6.25% 21
North West +30 24 £375 -3.54% 25
Yorkshire +41 18 £400 +29.03% 14
Midlands +29 17 £375 - 31
East Midlands +35 16 £375 -6.25% 25
South West +4 9 £444 +18.33% 10
East of England +38 8 £381 -7.58% 28
North East +18 1 £400 +23.08% 1
West Midlands +13 1 - - 6
Xamarin
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 99 (58.58%) C#
2 88 (52.07%) .NET
3 82 (48.52%) Android
4 70 (41.42%) Azure
5 61 (36.09%) Microsoft
5 61 (36.09%) Apple iOS
6 57 (33.73%) Mobile App
7 56 (33.14%) MVC
8 55 (32.54%) JavaScript
9 52 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (27.22%) SQL
11 45 (26.63%) ASP.NET
12 41 (24.26%) .NET Framework
12 41 (24.26%) Android Development
12 41 (24.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 40 (23.67%) SQL Server
14 37 (21.89%) .NET Core
15 36 (21.30%) Objective-C
16 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
17 32 (18.93%) Mobile Development
18 30 (17.75%) iOS Development
18 30 (17.75%) MVVM
19 29 (17.16%) REST
20 28 (16.57%) Azure SQL Database
21 27 (15.98%) DevOps
21 27 (15.98%) Cosmos DB
22 26 (15.38%) HTML
23 24 (14.20%) Entity Framework
24 23 (13.61%) Enterprise Software
24 23 (13.61%) Apple Swift

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 5 (2.96%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.37%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.37%) WordPress
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.59%) nginx
4 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 10 (5.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 70 (41.42%) Azure
2 13 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
2 13 (7.69%) Azure Functions
2 13 (7.69%) Serverless
3 9 (5.33%) PaaS
4 8 (4.73%) TestFlight
5 7 (4.14%) Power Platform
6 4 (2.37%) AWS
6 4 (2.37%) IaaS
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.18%) npm
8 1 (0.59%) Apigee
8 1 (0.59%) Google Play
8 1 (0.59%) Office 365
8 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.73%) Bluetooth
1 8 (4.73%) DNS
1 8 (4.73%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (3.55%) HTTPS
3 5 (2.96%) Intranet
4 4 (2.37%) Firewall
4 4 (2.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (23.67%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.57%) Azure SQL Database
3 27 (15.98%) Cosmos DB
4 15 (8.88%) Redis
5 10 (5.92%) SQLite
6 9 (5.33%) MongoDB
7 7 (4.14%) MySQL
7 7 (4.14%) Power BI
8 6 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (2.37%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.18%) NoSQL
10 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (10.06%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (4.73%) Eclipse
4 8 (4.73%) JIRA
5 7 (4.14%) SpecFlow
5 7 (4.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (4.14%) Xcode
6 6 (3.55%) CircleCI
6 6 (3.55%) CocoaPods
6 6 (3.55%) fastlane
6 6 (3.55%) JIRA Agile
6 6 (3.55%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.78%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.78%) webpack
8 2 (1.18%) Appium
8 2 (1.18%) GitLab
8 2 (1.18%) Grunt
8 2 (1.18%) Mocha
8 2 (1.18%) Postman
General
1 14 (8.28%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Banking
3 6 (3.55%) Marketing
4 5 (2.96%) Law
5 3 (1.78%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 146 (86.39%) Developer
2 71 (42.01%) Xamarin Developer
3 30 (17.75%) Mobile Developer
4 29 (17.16%) Android Developer
5 21 (12.43%) .NET Developer
5 21 (12.43%) Applications Developer
6 20 (11.83%) Senior Developer
7 19 (11.24%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 17 (10.06%) iOS Developer
9 10 (5.92%) iOS Android Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Cordova Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.73%) Senior Android Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Lead Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Objective-C Developer
13 6 (3.55%) Node.js Developer
14 5 (2.96%) Architect
14 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (2.96%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.96%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (52.07%) .NET
2 45 (26.63%) ASP.NET
3 41 (24.26%) .NET Framework
3 41 (24.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (21.89%) .NET Core
5 34 (20.12%) AngularJS
6 29 (17.16%) REST
7 26 (15.38%) HTML
8 24 (14.20%) Entity Framework
9 23 (13.61%) JSON
10 20 (11.83%) XML
11 18 (10.65%) Apache Cordova
11 18 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (10.65%) HTML5
11 18 (10.65%) React
11 18 (10.65%) Xamarin.iOS
12 17 (10.06%) Node.js
12 17 (10.06%) RESTful
13 15 (8.88%) Flutter
14 14 (8.28%) SAPUI5
Miscellaneous
1 57 (33.73%) Mobile App
2 23 (13.61%) Enterprise Software
3 18 (10.65%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (6.51%) iPad
5 10 (5.92%) User Experience
6 6 (3.55%) Smartphone
7 5 (2.96%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.37%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
10 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.59%) iPhone
10 1 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 82 (48.52%) Android
2 61 (36.09%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.37%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.14%) MVC
2 52 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (24.26%) Android Development
4 32 (18.93%) Mobile Development
5 30 (17.75%) iOS Development
5 30 (17.75%) MVVM
6 27 (15.98%) DevOps
7 22 (13.02%) BDD
7 22 (13.02%) Unit Testing
8 21 (12.43%) Scrum
8 21 (12.43%) Test Automation
9 20 (11.83%) TDD
10 15 (8.88%) Computer Science
10 15 (8.88%) Kanban
10 15 (8.88%) Mobile Application Development
11 14 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.69%) B2C
12 13 (7.69%) SOLID
12 13 (7.69%) UML
13 12 (7.10%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 99 (58.58%) C#
2 55 (32.54%) JavaScript
3 46 (27.22%) SQL
4 36 (21.30%) Objective-C
5 23 (13.61%) Apple Swift
6 20 (11.83%) T-SQL
7 15 (8.88%) Java
8 14 (8.28%) Dart
9 9 (5.33%) PHP
10 7 (4.14%) C
11 4 (2.37%) Kotlin
11 4 (2.37%) Python
11 4 (2.37%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.37%) VB
11 4 (2.37%) XAML
12 2 (1.18%) C++
12 2 (1.18%) ES6
13 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (10.06%) Degree
2 13 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) PMO
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (6.51%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (36.09%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.28%) SAP
2 14 (8.28%) ServiceNow
2 14 (8.28%) VMware
3 6 (3.55%) Apple
4 5 (2.96%) Oracle
5 3 (1.78%) Google
6 2 (1.18%) OutSystems
7 1 (0.59%) Zend