Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 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
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 667 478 611
Rank change year-on-year -189 +133 +117
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 93 62 166
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 0.46% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 49 120
10th Percentile £333 £217 £317
25th Percentile £388 £309 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £325 £400
Median % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% -
75th Percentile £500 £394 £469
90th Percentile " £449 £525
UK median daily rate £425 £320 £400
% change year-on-year +32.81% -20.00% -

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 27,881 13,412 31,532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 38.98% 42.40% 43.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 18,795 8,784 20,337
10th Percentile £256 £250 £225
25th Percentile £400 £363 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £508 £465 £450
Median % change year-on-year +9.14% +3.33% -
75th Percentile £613 £575 £556
90th Percentile £700 £656 £645
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 900 455 1,197
10th Percentile £11.67 £11.77 £11.25
25th Percentile £14.13 £14.26 £14.00
Median hourly rate £19.21 £23.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year -16.49% +22.99% +8.41%
75th Percentile £40.00 £45.63 £36.70
90th Percentile £62.25 £57.50 £51.95
UK median hourly rate £19.50 £24.25 £18.70
% change year-on-year -19.59% +29.68% +10.00%

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 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 2021. 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 -61 30 £500 +17.65% 8
London -194 26 £500 +68.49% 9
Midlands -63 22 £370 +16.17% 14
West Midlands -56 18 £385 +19.57% 9
North of England -79 7 £425 +30.77% 35
North West -55 6 £423 +30.00% 25
East Midlands -38 4 £355 +11.46% 5
South West -48 4 £450 - 5
Yorkshire -46 1 £500 +26.98% 8
Xamarin
UK

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 50 (53.76%) C#
2 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (41.94%) BDD
4 37 (39.78%) Mobile App
5 35 (37.63%) Git (software)
5 35 (37.63%) .NET
6 29 (31.18%) Android
6 29 (31.18%) DevOps
7 27 (29.03%) Apple iOS
7 27 (29.03%) SpecFlow
8 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
9 25 (26.88%) XAML
9 25 (26.88%) MVVM
10 24 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
11 23 (24.73%) Azure
11 23 (24.73%) Gherkin
12 22 (23.66%) Octopus Deploy
13 21 (22.58%) TeamCity
14 20 (21.51%) TDD
14 20 (21.51%) API Design
15 17 (18.28%) Java
15 17 (18.28%) Windows
15 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
16 15 (16.13%) Social Skills
17 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
17 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
17 13 (13.98%) REST
18 12 (12.90%) HTML
18 12 (12.90%) CSS
18 12 (12.90%) Scrum

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 2 (2.15%) Confluence
2 1 (1.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.08%) Headless CMS
2 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (25.81%) Cloud Computing
2 23 (24.73%) Azure
3 8 (8.60%) AWS
4 5 (5.38%) Google Play
5 4 (4.30%) NuGet
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (2.15%) Amazon S3
6 2 (2.15%) npm
7 1 (1.08%) Azure Storage
7 1 (1.08%) BrowserStack
7 1 (1.08%) Fastly
7 1 (1.08%) GCP
7 1 (1.08%) Microsoft 365
7 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.08%) SaaS
7 1 (1.08%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) MySQL
3 6 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (5.38%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.30%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (37.63%) Git (software)
2 27 (29.03%) SpecFlow
3 22 (23.66%) Octopus Deploy
4 21 (22.58%) TeamCity
5 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.45%) NUnit
6 6 (6.45%) Selenium
7 5 (5.38%) Appium
8 4 (4.30%) JIRA
9 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.23%) webpack
10 2 (2.15%) fastlane
10 2 (2.15%) Gradle
10 2 (2.15%) Grunt
10 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
10 2 (2.15%) Mocha
10 2 (2.15%) Mockito
10 2 (2.15%) Newman
10 2 (2.15%) Postman
10 2 (2.15%) Robolectric
General
1 15 (16.13%) Social Skills
2 4 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.15%) Finance
3 2 (2.15%) Local Government
4 1 (1.08%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 73 (78.49%) Developer
2 52 (55.91%) Xamarin Developer
3 16 (17.20%) .NET Developer
4 9 (9.68%) C# Developer
5 8 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Mobile Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 6 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 5 (5.38%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Android Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Automation Tester
8 4 (4.30%) iOS Android Developer
8 4 (4.30%) iOS Developer
8 4 (4.30%) Tester
9 3 (3.23%) Automation Test Lead
9 3 (3.23%) C# Application Developer
9 3 (3.23%) Test Leader
10 2 (2.15%) .NET Applications Developer
10 2 (2.15%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.15%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (37.63%) .NET
2 23 (24.73%) Gherkin
3 13 (13.98%) REST
4 12 (12.90%) CSS
4 12 (12.90%) HTML
5 11 (11.83%) WinForms
6 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET
7 7 (7.53%) .NET Core
7 7 (7.53%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.53%) RESTful
8 6 (6.45%) Entity Framework
9 5 (5.38%) JSON
9 5 (5.38%) React Native
9 5 (5.38%) SOAP
9 5 (5.38%) Web Services
10 4 (4.30%) jQuery
10 4 (4.30%) Mongoose
10 4 (4.30%) React
10 4 (4.30%) WPF
11 3 (3.23%) Universal Windows Platform
Miscellaneous
1 37 (39.78%) Mobile App
2 7 (7.53%) User Experience
3 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.15%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.15%) NHS
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Legacy Applications
Operating Systems
1 29 (31.18%) Android
2 27 (29.03%) Apple iOS
3 17 (18.28%) Windows
4 3 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.94%) BDD
3 29 (31.18%) DevOps
4 25 (26.88%) MVVM
5 20 (21.51%) API Design
5 20 (21.51%) TDD
6 17 (18.28%) Test Automation
7 13 (13.98%) Software Engineering
8 12 (12.90%) Scrum
9 11 (11.83%) Mobile Development
10 8 (8.60%) Mobile Application Development
10 8 (8.60%) MVC
11 7 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.53%) Software Testing
12 6 (6.45%) Android Development
12 6 (6.45%) ERP
12 6 (6.45%) Front End Development
12 6 (6.45%) iOS Development
13 5 (5.38%) Computer Science
13 5 (5.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (53.76%) C#
2 25 (26.88%) XAML
3 17 (18.28%) Java
4 13 (13.98%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.83%) Objective-C
6 7 (7.53%) Kotlin
7 6 (6.45%) Apple Swift
7 6 (6.45%) SQL
8 4 (4.30%) VB
9 2 (2.15%) ES6
9 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.08%) Ruby
10 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Degree
1 5 (5.38%) ISTQB
1 5 (5.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) Accessibility
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.08%) PingFederate
Vendors
1 9 (9.68%) Apple
2 7 (7.53%) Google
3 5 (5.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.23%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.08%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.08%) Telerik