Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 2018 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 599 535 553
Rank change year-on-year -64 +18 +12
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 31 80 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.067% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.44% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 69 38
London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £312
90th Percentile £551 £478 £575
England median daily rate £400 £400 £406
% change year-on-year - -1.54% +12.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £60.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £60.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% -54.17% -

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 London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,308 18,375 19,014
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.69% 40.82% 42.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,395 12,444 12,771
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £675 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 253 278
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +11.43% -2.78%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.71 £47.83 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -2.86%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 6 months to 18 October 2018. 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
Central London -43 9 £463 +2.78%
West London -23 1 - - 5
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 21 (67.74%) Android
2 20 (64.52%) Apple iOS
3 19 (61.29%) C#
4 17 (54.84%) .NET
5 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
6 11 (35.48%) HTML
7 10 (32.26%) MVC
8 9 (29.03%) TDD
8 9 (29.03%) CSS
8 9 (29.03%) SOLID
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
9 8 (25.81%) RESTful
10 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (19.35%) Google
11 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
11 6 (19.35%) SOA
11 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
11 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
11 6 (19.35%) Android Development
11 6 (19.35%) Google Play
11 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (19.35%) DevOps
12 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
12 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
12 5 (16.13%) Apple
12 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
13 4 (12.90%) Java
13 4 (12.90%) XSLT

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 4 (12.90%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Pig
2 1 (3.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (38.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (19.35%) Google Play
3 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.45%) Serverless
5 1 (3.23%) IaaS
5 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) VLAN
2 1 (3.23%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 2 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (6.45%) CouchDB
3 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.23%) Big Data
4 1 (3.23%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (3.23%) HDInsight
4 1 (3.23%) Power BI
4 1 (3.23%) Redis
4 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (12.90%) TeamCity
3 3 (9.68%) Bitbucket
4 2 (6.45%) Axure RP
4 2 (6.45%) Calabash
4 2 (6.45%) NUnit
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
4 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (3.23%) JIRA
5 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) TestRail
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) Xamarin Developer
3 4 (12.90%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Android Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Xamarin Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Umbraco Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Android Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Android Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) iOS Software Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (54.84%) .NET
2 11 (35.48%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) CSS
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) RESTful
5 6 (19.35%) AngularJS
5 6 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Core
6 4 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 4 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (12.90%) HTML5
6 4 (12.90%) XSLT
7 3 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (9.68%) Entity Framework
7 3 (9.68%) jQuery
7 3 (9.68%) Kendo UI
7 3 (9.68%) REST
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services
7 3 (9.68%) WPF
7 3 (9.68%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Android
2 20 (64.52%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 2 (6.45%) Windows
4 1 (3.23%) VMS
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) MVC
2 9 (29.03%) SOLID
2 9 (29.03%) TDD
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Android Development
4 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (19.35%) DevOps
4 6 (19.35%) SOA
5 5 (16.13%) iOS Development
5 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
6 4 (12.90%) Analytics
6 4 (12.90%) E-Commerce
6 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.68%) OOP
7 3 (9.68%) Open Source
8 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
8 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (61.29%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Java
4 3 (9.68%) XAML
5 2 (6.45%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.45%) Objective-C
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) Ruby
6 1 (3.23%) Scala
6 1 (3.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.23%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Google
2 5 (16.13%) Apple
3 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) Telerik