The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xamarin
England / South West
Rank 126 134 141
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7  
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 7 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.27% 0.035% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.087% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 1
Median daily rate £275 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% +6.66%  
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 South West.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1030 1146 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.25% 39.96% 38.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 738 715
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.68% -3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 73 69
Median hourly rate £38.75 £20.00 £20.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +93.75% -0.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.25 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.25 £46.34 £44.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.50 £17.22
% change year-on-year -16.64% +13.21%  

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in the South West

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Gloucestershire - 6 £275 - 1
Devon - 1 - - 2
Xamarin
England

Xamarin
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 19 (86.36%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
3 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
4 16 (72.73%) AngularJS
5 12 (54.55%) MVC
6 11 (50.00%) HTML
6 11 (50.00%) CSS
7 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
7 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (40.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 9 (40.91%) Mobile App
8 9 (40.91%) Responsive Web Design
8 9 (40.91%) Big Data
8 9 (40.91%) High Availability
8 9 (40.91%) MySQL
8 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
8 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (40.91%) Web Design
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
9 7 (31.82%) DTS
9 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
9 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
9 7 (31.82%) Silverlight
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development

Xamarin
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (77.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (40.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (40.91%) Big Data
2 9 (40.91%) MySQL
2 9 (40.91%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (31.82%) DTS
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
5 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 19 (86.36%) C# Developer
3 17 (77.27%) .NET Developer
4 16 (72.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) AWS Developer
5 9 (40.91%) Azure Developer
5 9 (40.91%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) Senior .NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 9 (40.91%) Senior C# Developer
5 9 (40.91%) Senior Developer
6 7 (31.82%) Big Data Developer
6 7 (31.82%) Senior Big Data Developer
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Developer
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server Developer
6 7 (31.82%) T-SQL Developer
7 4 (18.18%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) .NET
2 16 (72.73%) AngularJS
3 11 (50.00%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) HTML
4 10 (45.45%) ASP.NET
5 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (31.82%) Silverlight
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (4.55%) CSS3
7 1 (4.55%) HTML5
7 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (4.55%) Web Services
7 1 (4.55%) WPF
7 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Mobile App
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Android
1 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) E-Commerce
2 9 (40.91%) High Availability
2 9 (40.91%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (40.91%) Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) JavaScript
3 7 (31.82%) T-SQL
3 7 (31.82%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) XAML
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft