Period
to 29 May 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 29 May 2020 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
UK
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 532 628 651
Rank change year-on-year +96 +23 -16
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 73 219 231
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.57% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 159 177
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £307
90th Percentile £500 £500 £553
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +3.45%
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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 19,963 38,582 41,960
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.95% 42.46% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,830 24,007 26,079
Median daily rate £450 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £233 £263 £250
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 895 1,311 1,482
Median hourly rate £20.98 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £12.30 £11.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.12 £50.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year +11.43% +10.34% -6.68%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Xamarin as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Xamarin.

Daily rate trend for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Xamarin over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Xamarin.

Hourly rate trend for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the UK over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
England +132 67 £425 - 37
UK excluding London +65 51 £400 -5.88% 33
South East +93 26 £425 -5.56% 8
London +168 21 £425 -5.56% 5
Work from Home +5 10 £425 +13.33% 12
East of England +60 9 £345 -23.33% 6
North of England +50 8 £400 +23.08% 7
Scotland +22 5 £425 +6.25%
North West +44 4 £450 +38.46% 3
Yorkshire +33 3 £400 +6.67% 1
Midlands +77 2 £313 -27.54% 10
East Midlands +34 2 £313 -34.21% 5
North East - 1 £525 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 50 (68.49%) .NET
2 46 (63.01%) C#
3 33 (45.21%) Azure
4 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (39.73%) Android
5 29 (39.73%) SQL
5 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
6 24 (32.88%) MVC
7 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
8 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
9 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
9 20 (27.40%) .NET Framework
10 19 (26.03%) Apple iOS
10 19 (26.03%) Entity Framework
10 19 (26.03%) DevOps
11 17 (23.29%) T-SQL
12 16 (21.92%) Mobile Development
13 15 (20.55%) Mobile App
13 15 (20.55%) jQuery
14 14 (19.18%) Objective-C
14 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (17.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (17.81%) AngularJS
15 13 (17.81%) Apple Swift
15 13 (17.81%) TDD
15 13 (17.81%) Degree
15 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
15 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
15 13 (17.81%) HTML
15 13 (17.81%) CSS

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (45.21%) Azure
2 7 (9.59%) Power Platform
3 5 (6.85%) AWS
4 4 (5.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.48%) Azure Functions
4 4 (5.48%) Logic Apps
4 4 (5.48%) Serverless
5 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (4.11%) PowerApps
5 3 (4.11%) SaaS
6 2 (2.74%) Google Play
6 2 (2.74%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.74%) TestFlight
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.37%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.37%) IaaS
7 1 (1.37%) npm
7 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.74%) Bluetooth
1 2 (2.74%) DHCP
1 2 (2.74%) Firewall
1 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.74%) LAN
1 2 (2.74%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.74%) WAN
1 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (30.14%) SQL Server
2 10 (13.70%) Cosmos DB
3 7 (9.59%) NoSQL
4 6 (8.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (8.22%) Big Data
4 6 (8.22%) Data Lake
5 5 (6.85%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (5.48%) Power BI
7 2 (2.74%) QlikView
8 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.37%) MySQL
8 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Octopus Deploy
2 6 (8.22%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.11%) Selenium
4 3 (4.11%) Xcode
5 2 (2.74%) Artifactory
5 2 (2.74%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.74%) CocoaPods
5 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.74%) fastlane
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA
5 2 (2.74%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.74%) JUnit
5 2 (2.74%) Maven
5 2 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.37%) Ant
General
1 8 (10.96%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Public Sector
3 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 2 (2.74%) Marketing
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Law
Job Titles
1 60 (82.19%) Developer
2 28 (38.36%) .NET Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Xamarin Developer
4 13 (17.81%) Mobile Developer
5 10 (13.70%) Applications Developer
6 8 (10.96%) C# Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Android Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (8.22%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (8.22%) DevOps Developer
9 5 (6.85%) iOS Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.48%) WPF Developer
11 3 (4.11%) .NET Applications Developer
11 3 (4.11%) .NET Software Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Architect
11 3 (4.11%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (68.49%) .NET
2 20 (27.40%) .NET Framework
2 20 (27.40%) ASP.NET
3 19 (26.03%) Entity Framework
4 15 (20.55%) jQuery
5 14 (19.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (17.81%) AngularJS
6 13 (17.81%) CSS
6 13 (17.81%) HTML
6 13 (17.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (16.44%) Apache Cordova
7 12 (16.44%) React
8 11 (15.07%) Node.js
8 11 (15.07%) REST
8 11 (15.07%) XML
9 10 (13.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (12.33%) .NET Core
11 8 (10.96%) WPF
12 7 (9.59%) JSON
12 7 (9.59%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.55%) Mobile App
2 12 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (13.70%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.85%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Android
2 19 (26.03%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.96%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.11%) Unix
5 2 (2.74%) Solaris
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (42.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (32.88%) MVC
3 19 (26.03%) DevOps
4 16 (21.92%) Mobile Development
5 13 (17.81%) TDD
5 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
6 12 (16.44%) Android Development
6 12 (16.44%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.33%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) Creative Thinking
8 8 (10.96%) Kanban
8 8 (10.96%) SDLC
8 8 (10.96%) SOA
8 8 (10.96%) Software Delivery
8 8 (10.96%) Unit Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Artificial Intelligence
9 7 (9.59%) Deep Learning
9 7 (9.59%) iOS Development
9 7 (9.59%) Machine Learning
9 7 (9.59%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (63.01%) C#
2 29 (39.73%) SQL
3 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 17 (23.29%) T-SQL
5 14 (19.18%) Objective-C
6 13 (17.81%) Apple Swift
7 12 (16.44%) Java
8 8 (10.96%) XAML
9 4 (5.48%) C
10 3 (4.11%) PHP
11 2 (2.74%) Dart
11 2 (2.74%) Kotlin
11 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.37%) ES6
12 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.37%) VB
12 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (17.81%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.37%) MCSA
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) QA
2 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (13.70%) Docker
2 6 (8.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (13.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.74%) Ansible
2 2 (2.74%) Grafana
2 2 (2.74%) Kibana
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.74%) MIIS
2 2 (2.74%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 29 (39.73%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.59%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) Apple
3 3 (4.11%) ServiceNow
4 2 (2.74%) Google
4 2 (2.74%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.74%) Splunk
4 2 (2.74%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.74%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Capita
5 1 (1.37%) OutSystems
5 1 (1.37%) WorldPay