The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 June 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 / North West
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 159 148
Rank change year-on-year +35 -11  
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 14 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 0.29% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £356
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 - -

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 the North West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1334 1697 1698
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.13% 45.14% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1129 1724 1713
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £263 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 111 162
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.50 £18.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.95% +8.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.66% +16.66%  

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Xamarin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in the North West

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in the North West

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Manchester +19 8 £350 +3.70% 8
Merseyside - 5 £375 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 18 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 17 (94.44%) Apple iOS
3 16 (88.89%) Android
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) C#
5 8 (44.44%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) Scrum
5 8 (44.44%) iOS Development
6 7 (38.89%) Android Development
6 7 (38.89%) Xamarin.iOS
7 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 6 (33.33%) HTML
7 6 (33.33%) Apple Swift
8 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
8 5 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Oracle
8 5 (27.78%) CSS
8 5 (27.78%) XML
8 5 (27.78%) XSLT
8 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 5 (27.78%) SAML
8 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
8 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
9 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 3 (16.67%) TDD
11 2 (11.11%) Windows
11 2 (11.11%) BDD
11 2 (11.11%) Test Automation

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MongoDB
1 5 (27.78%) NoSQL
1 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 11 (61.11%) Xamarin Developer
3 4 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 4 (22.22%) iOS Developer
4 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Android Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Android Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Application Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Xamarin.iOS
3 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) SAML
4 5 (27.78%) XML
4 5 (27.78%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (5.56%) Autofac
6 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (5.56%) HTML5
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) React
6 1 (5.56%) REST
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Spring
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (27.78%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) Apple iOS
2 16 (88.89%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Phone
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) iOS Development
2 8 (44.44%) Scrum
3 7 (38.89%) Android Development
4 6 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
5 5 (27.78%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
7 3 (16.67%) TDD
8 2 (11.11%) BDD
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
8 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 1 (5.56%) Analytics
9 1 (5.56%) Coaching
9 1 (5.56%) Disruptive Innovation
9 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
9 1 (5.56%) OWASP
9 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
9 1 (5.56%) Stress Testing
9 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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