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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xamarin
England / North West
Rank 126 157 145
Rank change year-on-year +31 -12  
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 4 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.15% 0.052% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.12% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £350 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £350 £364
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year - +0.71%  
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 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 1097 1663 1614
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 42.19% 43.50% 45.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 679 913 787
Median daily rate £394 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 110 85
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -0.91%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £13.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.33 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -15.36% +14.67%  

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 24 March 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 +10 3 £350 - 6
Cheshire - 1 - - 3
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 23 (92.00%) C#
2 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 21 (84.00%) Mobile App
3 17 (68.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 16 (64.00%) NoSQL
4 16 (64.00%) CSS
4 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (64.00%) Umbraco
5 13 (52.00%) Front End Development
5 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
6 10 (40.00%) HTML
7 7 (28.00%) Android
7 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
8 6 (24.00%) React
9 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.00%) Couchbase
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 3 (12.00%) Android Development
11 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
11 3 (12.00%) SDLC
11 3 (12.00%) React Native
11 3 (12.00%) CMS
11 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
11 3 (12.00%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
11 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
12 2 (8.00%) TDD
12 2 (8.00%) Scrum
12 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
12 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development

Xamarin
Top Related 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 16 (64.00%) Umbraco
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 3 (12.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (64.00%) NoSQL
2 4 (16.00%) Couchbase
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jasmine
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 20 (80.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 16 (64.00%) C# Developer
4 15 (60.00%) .NET Developer
4 15 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (44.00%) NoSQL Developer
6 5 (20.00%) Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) iOS Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Mobile Developer
7 2 (8.00%) Senior Xamarin Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Android Developer
8 1 (4.00%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (4.00%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) .NET
2 16 (64.00%) CSS
3 13 (52.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) React
6 3 (12.00%) React Native
7 2 (8.00%) Xamarin.iOS
8 1 (4.00%) Apache Cordova
8 1 (4.00%) MvvmCross
Miscellaneous
1 21 (84.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Android
1 7 (28.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 13 (52.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (12.00%) Android Development
4 3 (12.00%) iOS Development
4 3 (12.00%) SDLC
4 3 (12.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) BDD
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) TDD
5 2 (8.00%) Web Application Development
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.00%) OO
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (92.00%) C#
2 16 (64.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 3 (12.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft