Period
to 19 September 2020

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 September 2020 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 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 440 632 707
Rank change year-on-year +192 +75 -52
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 37 167 167
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.48% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 120 127
Median daily rate £375 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £300 £313
90th Percentile £468 £498 £514
UK median daily rate £375 £406 £388
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - £45.00

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 11,453 34,804 39,509
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 44.41% 42.82% 41.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,060 22,036 24,725
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £250
90th Percentile £675 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 1,235 1,496
Median hourly rate £32.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £12.37 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.21 £53.45 £47.00
Median hourly rate £31.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +55.00% +14.29% -

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in England

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Xamarin in England.

Daily rate trend for Xamarin in England

Xamarin
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Xamarin in England over the 6 months to 19 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Xamarin in England

Xamarin
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Xamarin in England.

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 September 2020. 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 +143 13 £425 - 15
North of England +92 8 £325 -13.33% 12
North West +75 7 £325 -13.33% 9
London +204 6 £275 -35.29% 9
Midlands +91 4 £326 -23.41% 18
West Midlands +74 2 £326 +4.16% 8
East Midlands +57 2 £320 -30.81% 10
East of England +86 1 £350 -12.50% 7
Yorkshire +69 1 £413 +30.95% 2
Xamarin
UK

For the 6 months to 19 September 2020, 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 28 (75.68%) C#
2 24 (64.86%) .NET
3 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
4 16 (43.24%) Mobile App
5 15 (40.54%) HTML
6 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
7 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (35.14%) Azure
8 12 (32.43%) Android
8 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
8 12 (32.43%) REST
8 12 (32.43%) CSS
9 11 (29.73%) Windows
9 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
9 11 (29.73%) MVC
10 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
10 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
11 9 (24.32%) Java
11 9 (24.32%) SQL
11 9 (24.32%) .NET Core
12 8 (21.62%) User Experience
12 8 (21.62%) React
12 8 (21.62%) Objective-C
13 7 (18.92%) JSON
13 7 (18.92%) Web Services
13 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
13 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
13 7 (18.92%) DevOps
13 7 (18.92%) Mobile Development

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 4 (10.81%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) Azure
2 6 (16.22%) AWS
3 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
4 4 (10.81%) npm
5 3 (8.11%) Power Platform
6 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.70%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.70%) Google Play
6 1 (2.70%) Logic Apps
6 1 (2.70%) NuGet
6 1 (2.70%) PowerApps
6 1 (2.70%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (51.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.92%) NoSQL
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
4 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (5.41%) Cosmos DB
5 2 (5.41%) Power BI
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (2.70%) Big Data
6 1 (2.70%) Data Lake
6 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.81%) Grunt
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Mocha
3 4 (10.81%) webpack
4 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Selenium
5 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (83.78%) Developer
2 16 (43.24%) Xamarin Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Applications Developer
3 12 (32.43%) Mobile Developer
4 11 (29.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (18.92%) .NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Applications Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Mobile Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) XAML Developer
8 1 (2.70%) .NET Applications Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Manager
8 1 (2.70%) C# Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) .NET
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 14 (37.84%) ASP.NET
4 12 (32.43%) CSS
4 12 (32.43%) REST
5 10 (27.03%) .NET Framework
6 9 (24.32%) .NET Core
7 8 (21.62%) React
8 7 (18.92%) AngularJS
8 7 (18.92%) JSON
8 7 (18.92%) Web Services
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (16.22%) HTML5
9 6 (16.22%) jQuery
10 5 (13.51%) Mongoose
10 5 (13.51%) React Native
10 5 (13.51%) Redux
10 5 (13.51%) SOAP
10 5 (13.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (10.81%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Mobile App
2 8 (21.62%) User Experience
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.41%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.70%) Life Science
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Android
1 12 (32.43%) Apple iOS
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) MVC
3 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
4 7 (18.92%) DevOps
4 7 (18.92%) Mobile Development
5 6 (16.22%) MVVM
5 6 (16.22%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (16.22%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
6 5 (13.51%) Minimum Viable Product
6 5 (13.51%) Mobile Application Development
6 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) User Stories
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 4 (10.81%) Open Source
7 4 (10.81%) Scrum
7 4 (10.81%) TDD
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
8 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (75.68%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Objective-C
5 6 (16.22%) Apple Swift
5 6 (16.22%) Kotlin
6 4 (10.81%) ES6
6 4 (10.81%) XAML
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
1 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
1 5 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) OutSystems
3 1 (2.70%) Adobe
3 1 (2.70%) Apple
3 1 (2.70%) Capita
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Sage
3 1 (2.70%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) Tableau
3 1 (2.70%) VMware