Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 197 230
Rank change year-on-year +21 +33 -41
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 25 31 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.44% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 0.97% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 8
North West median daily rate £350 £550 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +54.39% +9.62%
10th Percentile £319 £313 £311
90th Percentile £394 £575 £429
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2453 3182 3559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.16% 46.15% 41.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1469 1891 1951
North West median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £225 £263 £213
90th Percentile £625 £550 £550
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 129 180
North West median hourly rate £16.10 £18.25 £17.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.81% +4.76% +8.88%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £11.24
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.15 £46.29
England median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.71% +6.06%

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 6 months to 18 November 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
Manchester +25 22 £350 -36.36% 3
Merseyside +9 3 £375 +50.00% 1
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (72.00%) Android
2 17 (68.00%) Mobile App
3 13 (52.00%) C#
3 13 (52.00%) HTML
3 13 (52.00%) CSS
4 11 (44.00%) .NET
5 10 (40.00%) XSLT
5 10 (40.00%) MVC
5 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 10 (40.00%) Android Development
6 7 (28.00%) iOS Development
6 7 (28.00%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) TDD
9 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.00%) Scrum
10 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
10 3 (12.00%) Xamarin.iOS
10 3 (12.00%) BDD
10 3 (12.00%) Apple Swift
11 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
11 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
11 2 (8.00%) NoSQL

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 18 (72.00%) Xamarin Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Android Developer
4 4 (16.00%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Angular Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.00%) iOS Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Xamarin Developer
6 1 (4.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) CSS
1 13 (52.00%) HTML
2 11 (44.00%) .NET
3 10 (40.00%) XSLT
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.00%) AngularJS
6 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (12.00%) Xamarin.iOS
7 2 (8.00%) .NET Core
7 2 (8.00%) SAML
7 2 (8.00%) XML
8 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 1 (4.00%) Angular 2
8 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (4.00%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.00%) RESTful
8 1 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (28.00%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Android
2 10 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Android Development
1 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) iOS Development
3 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (24.00%) E-Commerce
4 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (12.00%) BDD
5 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.00%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C#
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 3 (12.00%) Apple Swift
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft