Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 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
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 532 560 569
Rank change year-on-year +28 +9 +9
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 78 66 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.17% 0.15% 0.096%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 38 37
London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -1.84%
10th Percentile £363 £312 £303
90th Percentile £481 £575 £475
England median daily rate £400 £413 £360
% change year-on-year -3.03% +14.58% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
London median hourly rate - £60.00 -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 18316 18921 19899
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 40.66% 42.41% 42.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 12421 12685 13182
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £264 £263 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 257 277 447
London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.43% -2.78% +0.76%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.22
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +6.03%

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 20 October 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 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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 +12 21 £450 - 3
West London +8 10 £411 +9.47% 2
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 59 (75.64%) Mobile App
2 55 (70.51%) C#
3 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (60.26%) RESTful
5 42 (53.85%) Scrum
6 33 (42.31%) Apple iOS
7 32 (41.03%) Android
8 28 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (35.90%) Git (software)
9 26 (33.33%) TDD
9 26 (33.33%) Degree
10 25 (32.05%) .NET
11 23 (29.49%) Mobile Development
12 22 (28.21%) BDD
13 20 (25.64%) Translating Business Requirements
14 19 (24.36%) Wireframes
14 19 (24.36%) Test Automation
15 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
16 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
16 16 (20.51%) Web Services
16 16 (20.51%) MVC
16 16 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
17 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
17 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
18 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (16.67%) Kanban
19 13 (16.67%) JSON
19 13 (16.67%) Benchmarking
19 13 (16.67%) Performance Tuning

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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.56%) Confluence
2 2 (2.56%) IIS
2 2 (2.56%) Mule
3 1 (1.28%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.28%) Documentum
3 1 (1.28%) JBoss
3 1 (1.28%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) SaaS
3 2 (2.56%) CloudBees
3 2 (2.56%) GitHub
3 2 (2.56%) IaaS
3 2 (2.56%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.56%) PaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (6.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.28%) Couchbase
5 1 (1.28%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.28%) GIS
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.28%) QlikView
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 28 (35.90%) Git (software)
2 15 (19.23%) Visual Studio
3 9 (11.54%) Calabash
3 9 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 8 (10.26%) Xcode
5 7 (8.97%) Appium
6 5 (6.41%) JIRA
7 4 (5.13%) NUnit
8 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.85%) TeamCity
9 2 (2.56%) Android Studio
9 2 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.56%) Capybara
9 2 (2.56%) Fiddler
9 2 (2.56%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.56%) Mocha
9 2 (2.56%) QUnit
9 2 (2.56%) Selenium
9 2 (2.56%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (8.97%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 71 (91.03%) Developer
2 52 (66.67%) Xamarin Developer
3 13 (16.67%) Mobile Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Applications Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 7 (8.97%) Developer in Test
6 6 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 6 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 6 (7.69%) Ruby Developer
7 4 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (5.13%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Lead Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Senior Xamarin Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Consultant
9 2 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.56%) Mobile Tester
9 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (60.26%) RESTful
2 25 (32.05%) .NET
3 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET
3 16 (20.51%) Web Services
4 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
5 13 (16.67%) JSON
6 12 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 11 (14.10%) CSS
7 11 (14.10%) HTML
7 11 (14.10%) WCF
7 11 (14.10%) XML
8 9 (11.54%) Gherkin
8 9 (11.54%) Kendo UI
8 9 (11.54%) Xamarin.iOS
9 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (8.97%) jQuery
9 7 (8.97%) Velocity
10 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
10 6 (7.69%) HTML5
11 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 59 (75.64%) Mobile App
2 18 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.54%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (11.54%) Video on Demand
4 5 (6.41%) Fintech
4 5 (6.41%) User Experience
5 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.56%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.56%) iPad
6 2 (2.56%) iPhone
7 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.28%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.28%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.31%) Apple iOS
2 32 (41.03%) Android
3 11 (14.10%) Windows
4 9 (11.54%) Unix
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.10%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (53.85%) Scrum
3 28 (35.90%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (33.33%) TDD
5 23 (29.49%) Mobile Development
6 22 (28.21%) BDD
7 20 (25.64%) Translating Business Requirements
8 19 (24.36%) Test Automation
8 19 (24.36%) Wireframes
9 16 (20.51%) MVC
10 13 (16.67%) Benchmarking
10 13 (16.67%) Kanban
10 13 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (16.67%) Push Notifications
11 12 (15.38%) Android Development
11 12 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (14.10%) ATDD
13 10 (12.82%) Manual Testing
14 9 (11.54%) Functional Testing
14 9 (11.54%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 55 (70.51%) C#
2 15 (19.23%) JavaScript
3 10 (12.82%) Apple Swift
4 9 (11.54%) C
4 9 (11.54%) Ruby
4 9 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 9 (11.54%) SQL
5 5 (6.41%) Java
5 5 (6.41%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.28%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) Degree
2 16 (20.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) MCSE
4 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.56%) HockeyApp
2 1 (1.28%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 3 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.56%) Telerik
3 1 (1.28%) Google
3 1 (1.28%) iManage
3 1 (1.28%) Syncfusion
3 1 (1.28%) Twitter