Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 26 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
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 383 376
Rank change year-on-year +62 -7 -16
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 28 15 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.17% 0.081% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.36% 0.17% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 15
South East median daily rate £400 £331 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.75% +1.92% +14.04%
10th Percentile £363 £282 £300
90th Percentile £445 £399 £383
England median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.81% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South East median hourly rate £27.50 - -
England 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 South East.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 7822 9053 9185
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 48.69% 48.70% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4324 5381 4999
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% +5.63%
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £550 £544 £525
England median daily rate £438 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +5.42% +3.75% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 408 473
South East median hourly rate £16.13 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.15% -2.83% +9.34%
10th Percentile £9.95 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.00 £41.63
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.58% -0.29% +2.94%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Xamarin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in the South East

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in the South East

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xamarin in the South East over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xamarin in the South East

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the South East region over the 6 months to 26 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
Thames Valley +8 8 £400 +14.29% 6
Berkshire +39 7 £400 +20.75% 3
Surrey +15 7 £400 +1.59% 1
Hampshire +16 6 £375 +25.00% 3
Kent - 5 £425 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £400 - 1
East Sussex - 1 £400 -
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) Mobile App
3 17 (60.71%) Android
4 15 (53.57%) Apple iOS
5 14 (50.00%) .NET
6 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (42.86%) iOS Development
8 11 (39.29%) Android Development
9 10 (35.71%) Mobile Application Development
9 10 (35.71%) REST
9 10 (35.71%) XAML
10 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
10 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
11 7 (25.00%) Scrum
11 7 (25.00%) NUnit
11 7 (25.00%) Web Services
11 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (17.86%) Mobile Development
12 5 (17.86%) BDD
12 5 (17.86%) Windows
12 5 (17.86%) TDD
13 4 (14.29%) WPF
13 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
13 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
13 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
13 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (3.57%) Joomla!
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) Geospatial Data
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) NUnit
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.14%) Cucumber
3 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.14%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) git-flow
4 1 (3.57%) NuGet
General
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
1 2 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 15 (53.57%) Xamarin Developer
3 12 (42.86%) Applications Developer
3 12 (42.86%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (35.71%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 5 (17.86%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
6 3 (10.71%) iOS Developer
6 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Android Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Automation Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Azure Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.14%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (7.14%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Tester
8 1 (3.57%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (3.57%) Consultant
8 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (50.00%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) REST
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 4 (14.29%) WPF
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) jQuery
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) .NET Core
6 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
6 2 (7.14%) CSS
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (3.57%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.57%) Node.js
7 1 (3.57%) SignalR
7 1 (3.57%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Mobile App
2 7 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (10.71%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Android
2 15 (53.57%) Apple iOS
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (42.86%) iOS Development
3 11 (39.29%) Android Development
4 10 (35.71%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
6 7 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 5 (17.86%) Mobile Development
7 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 2 (7.14%) Analytics
8 2 (7.14%) Functional Testing
8 2 (7.14%) MVC
8 2 (7.14%) OO
8 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
8 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) UML
9 1 (3.57%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) XAML
3 3 (10.71%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) C++
5 1 (3.57%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Apple
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Telerik