Period
to 24 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 July 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 142 139
Rank change year-on-year +17 -3 -18
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.50% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 0.52% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 8 2
Manchester median daily rate £350 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.39% -1.25%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £363
90th Percentile £421 £453 £431
North West median daily rate £350 £350 £395
% change year-on-year - -11.39% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West 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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1213 1526 1424
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.37% 41.56% 43.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 709 830 723
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £212 £216 £200
90th Percentile £588 £538 £538
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 45 61
Manchester median hourly rate £13.30 £13.60 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.19% - -12.29%
10th Percentile £10.45 £9.31 £10.00
90th Percentile £23.00 £40.90 £26.25
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -2.78%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in Manchester

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in Manchester

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 July 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
Stockport - 1 - -
Xamarin
North West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 13 (92.86%) Mobile App
2 12 (85.71%) Android
3 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
4 9 (64.29%) HTML
5 8 (57.14%) CSS
6 7 (50.00%) XSLT
6 7 (50.00%) Xamarin.iOS
7 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
7 6 (42.86%) Android Development
7 6 (42.86%) iOS Development
7 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (14.29%) BDD
9 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 1 (7.14%) HTML5
10 1 (7.14%) .NET
10 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 1 (7.14%) RESTful
10 1 (7.14%) User Stories
10 1 (7.14%) Life Science
10 1 (7.14%) QA
10 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 1 (7.14%) Kanban
10 1 (7.14%) Internet
10 1 (7.14%) MVC

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Internet
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
1 12 (85.71%) Xamarin Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Android Developer
2 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile Developer
3 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum Master
3 1 (7.14%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) CSS
3 7 (50.00%) Xamarin.iOS
3 7 (50.00%) XSLT
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) React
5 1 (7.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Mobile App
2 6 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (7.14%) Internet of Things
3 1 (7.14%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Android
2 11 (78.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Android Development
1 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
1 6 (42.86%) iOS Development
2 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Application Development
2 3 (21.43%) TDD
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (7.14%) Kanban
4 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (7.14%) Scrum
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Stress Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) Apple Swift
2 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA