Period
to 19 September 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 19 September 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 35 37
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 -
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 5 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.72% 0.42% 0.52%
As % of the Vendors category 4.50% 1.08% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Staffordshire median daily rate £345 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £319 £325 £229
90th Percentile £385 £375 £286
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £350 £300
% change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Staffordshire.

All Vendors
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 111 93 138
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 38.28% 38.75% 36.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 68 78
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £195 £200 £152
90th Percentile £489 £454 £491
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £19.76 £14.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.15% -11.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.80 £12.89 £12.84
90th Percentile £56.45 £35.65 £46.90
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.82 £14.00
% change year-on-year -2.02% +13.00% -15.15%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Xamarin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in Staffordshire

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in Staffordshire

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 19 September 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £345 - 2
Stafford - 1 £325 - 1
Xamarin
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
2 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (80.00%) CSS3
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Push Notifications
4 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (20.00%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) SMS
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (20.00%) RESTful

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Applications Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Android Developer
3 2 (40.00%) iOS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS3
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Core Data
2 1 (20.00%) PhoneGap
2 1 (20.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Android
1 4 (80.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Android Development
3 3 (60.00%) iOS Development
3 3 (60.00%) Push Notifications
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Apple Swift
1 5 (100.00%) Objective-C
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree