The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 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
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 420 399
Rank change year-on-year +52 -21  
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 40 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.085% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.21% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 5
Median daily rate £450 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.25% +10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year - +1.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 8222 9239 9480
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 42.03% 41.16% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 6173 6138
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 135 203
Median hourly rate £22.34 £21.04 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.15% +12.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.60 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Xamarin as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in London

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in London

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xamarin in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xamarin in London

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 10 £450 -14.28% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 43 (63.24%) Apple iOS
2 39 (57.35%) C#
3 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (47.06%) Android
5 29 (42.65%) Mobile App
6 28 (41.18%) .NET
7 26 (38.24%) TDD
8 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
9 17 (25.00%) HTML
9 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 16 (23.53%) MVC
10 16 (23.53%) BDD
11 13 (19.12%) User Experience
12 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
12 12 (17.65%) CSS
12 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
13 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
13 11 (16.18%) Finance
14 10 (14.71%) Scrum
14 10 (14.71%) Objective-C
14 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
14 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
14 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
14 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
14 10 (14.71%) Mobile Application Development
14 10 (14.71%) Mobile Development
15 9 (13.24%) Apache Cordova
15 9 (13.24%) Android Development
16 8 (11.76%) React
16 8 (11.76%) Apple Swift

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 3 (4.41%) CMS
1 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.47%) Documentum
3 1 (1.47%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 17 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.88%) Google Play
4 3 (4.41%) GitHub
5 1 (1.47%) CloudBees
5 1 (1.47%) Google App Engine
5 1 (1.47%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.47%) Heroku
5 1 (1.47%) IaaS
5 1 (1.47%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.29%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.94%) Extranet
2 2 (2.94%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.94%) SQLite
4 1 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
4 1 (1.47%) MySQL
4 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
2 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (11.76%) Selenium
4 6 (8.82%) Axure RP
4 6 (8.82%) Cucumber
4 6 (8.82%) JUnit
5 5 (7.35%) Android Studio
5 5 (7.35%) JIRA
6 4 (5.88%) Capybara
7 3 (4.41%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.94%) Calabash
8 2 (2.94%) JBehave
8 2 (2.94%) Maven
8 2 (2.94%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.94%) Subversion
8 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.94%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 62 (91.18%) Developer
2 42 (61.76%) Xamarin Developer
3 15 (22.06%) C# Developer
4 14 (20.59%) Mobile Developer
5 13 (19.12%) .NET Developer
5 13 (19.12%) Android Developer
5 13 (19.12%) iOS Developer
6 9 (13.24%) iOS Android Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Applications Developer
7 7 (10.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 7 (10.29%) Cloud Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 6 (8.82%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 5 (7.35%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Agile C# Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (41.18%) .NET
2 17 (25.00%) HTML
3 12 (17.65%) AngularJS
3 12 (17.65%) CSS
4 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
5 9 (13.24%) Apache Cordova
6 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (11.76%) React
6 8 (11.76%) React Native
7 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (10.29%) HTML5
7 7 (10.29%) PhoneGap
7 7 (10.29%) REST
7 7 (10.29%) Web Services
8 6 (8.82%) jQuery
8 6 (8.82%) JSON
8 6 (8.82%) Node.js
8 6 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (8.82%) WPF
8 6 (8.82%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (42.65%) Mobile App
2 13 (19.12%) User Experience
3 4 (5.88%) Fintech
4 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (2.94%) iPad
4 2 (2.94%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.47%) mHealth
5 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 43 (63.24%) Apple iOS
2 32 (47.06%) Android
3 5 (7.35%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.24%) TDD
3 16 (23.53%) BDD
3 16 (23.53%) MVC
4 10 (14.71%) iOS Development
4 10 (14.71%) Mobile Application Development
4 10 (14.71%) Mobile Development
4 10 (14.71%) Scrum
5 9 (13.24%) Android Development
6 6 (8.82%) Front End Development
6 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
7 5 (7.35%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (5.88%) ATDD
8 4 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.88%) Kanban
8 4 (5.88%) Mobile First
8 4 (5.88%) OO
8 4 (5.88%) Prototyping
8 4 (5.88%) Software Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 39 (57.35%) C#
2 19 (27.94%) JavaScript
3 10 (14.71%) Objective-C
4 8 (11.76%) Apple Swift
5 7 (10.29%) C
5 7 (10.29%) Java
6 6 (8.82%) SQL
6 6 (8.82%) XAML
7 5 (7.35%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) Telerik
2 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 5 (7.35%) Apple
3 5 (7.35%) Google
4 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.94%) AppDynamics
5 2 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.94%) HP
5 2 (2.94%) Splunk
6 1 (1.47%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.47%) Kony
6 1 (1.47%) Sencha
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