Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 336 309 358
Rank change year-on-year -27 +49 +10
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 41 48 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.31% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.64% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 13 20
South East median daily rate £375 £550 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.82% +69.23% +4.84%
10th Percentile £226 £376 £213
90th Percentile £509 £575 £389
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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 South East.

All Vendors
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 7,766 7,512 8,693
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 47.47% 48.76% 47.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,534 4,331 4,878
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +2.30% +4.27%
10th Percentile £234 £236 £225
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 379 445
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.90% -20.49% +22.32%
10th Percentile £10.40 £9.25 £9.35
90th Percentile £42.50 £45.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.76
% change year-on-year - -1.46% +7.64%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 -30 21 £419 -23.86% 18
Berkshire -7 13 £356 -10.94% 9
Hampshire +13 10 £338 - 11
Buckinghamshire -23 5 £485 +15.82% 2
Surrey - 5 £388 -
Kent - 4 £425 -
Oxfordshire -14 3 £375 -31.82% 7
West Sussex -2 1 £325 - 1
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 28 (68.29%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) Android
2 21 (51.22%) .NET
3 19 (46.34%) Mobile App
4 16 (39.02%) Android Development
5 13 (31.71%) Apple iOS
6 12 (29.27%) Mobile Development
6 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
8 10 (24.39%) MVC
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (19.51%) HTML
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
9 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
10 7 (17.07%) Objective-C
10 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
10 7 (17.07%) Bluetooth
10 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (17.07%) DevOps
11 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
11 6 (14.63%) iOS Development
11 6 (14.63%) Web Services
11 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
12 4 (9.76%) JSON
12 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
12 4 (9.76%) Time Management
12 4 (9.76%) WPF
12 4 (9.76%) TDD
12 4 (9.76%) XML
12 4 (9.76%) OOP

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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
2 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.76%) Cosmos DB
2 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.44%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.44%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) Subversion
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.88%) Advertising
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 33 (80.49%) Developer
2 24 (58.54%) Xamarin Developer
3 6 (14.63%) .NET Developer
3 6 (14.63%) C# Developer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Android Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Applications Developer
5 3 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Graduate
5 3 (7.32%) Graduate Applications Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Graduate Mobile Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Mobile Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) UI Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
3 7 (17.07%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
4 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
4 6 (14.63%) Web Services
5 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.76%) JSON
5 4 (9.76%) WPF
5 4 (9.76%) XML
6 3 (7.32%) CSS
6 3 (7.32%) WCF
6 3 (7.32%) Xamarin.iOS
7 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
7 2 (4.88%) HTML5
7 2 (4.88%) jQuery
7 2 (4.88%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (4.88%) REST
7 2 (4.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) Mobile App
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.76%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.44%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (51.22%) Android
2 13 (31.71%) Apple iOS
3 3 (7.32%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Android Development
2 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (29.27%) Mobile Development
3 10 (24.39%) MVC
4 8 (19.51%) Software Engineering
5 7 (17.07%) DevOps
6 6 (14.63%) iOS Development
7 4 (9.76%) BDD
7 4 (9.76%) OOP
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) Time Management
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (4.88%) API Design
9 2 (4.88%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.88%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (4.88%) Dimensional Modelling
9 2 (4.88%) ETL
9 2 (4.88%) MVVM
9 2 (4.88%) Push Notifications
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.07%) Objective-C
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) SQL
4 1 (2.44%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.44%) PSD2
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Sybase
2 2 (4.88%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Google