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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 97 97
Rank change year-on-year +13 0  
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 5 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.36% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.86% 0.41% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £344 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.78% -4.10%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.66%  
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 Manchester.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 584 731 697
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 42.01% 40.03% 42.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 389 330
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £218 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 30
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.60 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £190.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -13.15% +8.57%  

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 7 (87.50%) Android
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 5 (62.50%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (25.00%) Android Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) User Stories
7 1 (12.50%) iPhone
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) HTML5
7 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 1 (12.50%) Life Science
7 1 (12.50%) QA
7 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Kanban
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 1 (12.50%) CSS
7 1 (12.50%) XSLT
7 1 (12.50%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Xamarin Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Tester
3 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Android Developer
3 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) Xamarin.iOS
3 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (12.50%) Internet of Things
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Android
2 6 (75.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (25.00%) Android Development
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) BDD
3 2 (25.00%) Scrum
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Deployment
4 1 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Stress Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 1 (12.50%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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