Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 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
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 765 782
Rank change year-on-year +153 +17 +33
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 231 136 89
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.12% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 102 56
UK median daily rate £395 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% -0.71% +8.46%
10th Percentile £288 £281 £265
90th Percentile £475 £524 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £339
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32% +12.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £27.50 - -
UK excluding London 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.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 41972 49011 50445
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.76% 44.54% 44.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 25649 30040 29044
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £248 £219
90th Percentile £600 £581 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1433 1629 2186
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -6.97% +2.94% +3.03%

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xamarin over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Top 15 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 21 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
England +141 213 £400 +6.67% 68
UK excluding London +107 147 £375 +7.14% 53
London +63 84 £425 -5.03% 20
Midlands +44 37 £350 - 10
North of England +54 35 £350 - 17
South East +45 29 £400 +25.00% 10
East Midlands +1 23 £325 -7.14% 4
North West +40 21 £350 - 15
East of England +3 21 £450 +21.62% 4
Scotland +48 16 £350 +3.70% 4
West Midlands +39 14 £350 -6.67% 6
Yorkshire +21 13 £330 -32.31% 2
South West +11 7 £405 +1.25% 7
Wales +4 2 £425 +112.50% 1
North East +37 1 £500 +42.86%

For the 6 months to 21 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 with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 145 (62.77%) C#
2 141 (61.04%) Apple iOS
3 136 (58.87%) Android
4 130 (56.28%) Mobile App
5 115 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
6 106 (45.89%) .NET
7 63 (27.27%) iOS Development
8 62 (26.84%) Android Development
8 62 (26.84%) Scrum
9 60 (25.97%) MVC
10 53 (22.94%) TDD
11 50 (21.65%) Test Automation
12 49 (21.21%) HTML
13 46 (19.91%) JavaScript
14 45 (19.48%) Git (software)
15 44 (19.05%) Mobile Development
16 40 (17.32%) Web Services
16 40 (17.32%) BDD
17 38 (16.45%) CSS
17 38 (16.45%) SQL
18 36 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 35 (15.15%) Mobile Application Development
20 33 (14.29%) RESTful
21 32 (13.85%) ASP.NET
22 31 (13.42%) Xamarin.iOS
23 30 (12.99%) Greenfield Project
24 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
24 27 (11.69%) Windows
24 27 (11.69%) Objective-C
25 26 (11.26%) SQL Server

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 5 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.30%) IIS
3 2 (0.87%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.87%) CMS
3 2 (0.87%) Confluence
3 2 (0.87%) DNN
3 2 (0.87%) Documentum
3 2 (0.87%) Mule
3 2 (0.87%) NServiceBus
3 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
3 2 (0.87%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (0.43%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 36 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.16%) GitHub
3 5 (2.16%) Google Play
4 2 (0.87%) CloudBees
4 2 (0.87%) IaaS
4 2 (0.87%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.43%) BrowserStack
5 1 (0.43%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.43%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.03%) IP Telephony
2 3 (1.30%) HTTP
3 2 (0.87%) Extranet
3 2 (0.87%) Internet
3 2 (0.87%) Intranet
3 2 (0.87%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.19%) MongoDB
3 6 (2.60%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.60%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (1.73%) MySQL
6 3 (1.30%) GIS
6 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.87%) Geospatial Data
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.43%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.43%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.43%) QlikView
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (19.48%) Git (software)
2 17 (7.36%) Jenkins
2 17 (7.36%) JIRA
2 17 (7.36%) Selenium
3 15 (6.49%) NUnit
3 15 (6.49%) SpecFlow
4 13 (5.63%) Cucumber
5 12 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (4.76%) Calabash
7 10 (4.33%) Subversion
7 10 (4.33%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.33%) Visual Studio
8 9 (3.90%) Axure RP
8 9 (3.90%) JUnit
9 8 (3.46%) Appium
10 7 (3.03%) Capybara
11 6 (2.60%) Android Studio
12 5 (2.16%) Xcode
13 3 (1.30%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.87%) NuGet
General
1 23 (9.96%) Finance
2 13 (5.63%) Banking
3 6 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.16%) Publishing
5 4 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 200 (86.58%) Developer
2 126 (54.55%) Xamarin Developer
3 47 (20.35%) Mobile Developer
4 42 (18.18%) .NET Developer
5 40 (17.32%) iOS Developer
6 39 (16.88%) C# Developer
7 37 (16.02%) Android Developer
8 36 (15.58%) Applications Developer
9 29 (12.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
10 25 (10.82%) iOS Android Developer
11 23 (9.96%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (3.90%) Tester
13 8 (3.46%) Test Engineer
14 7 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 7 (3.03%) Automation Tester
14 7 (3.03%) C# Application Developer
14 7 (3.03%) Cloud Developer
14 7 (3.03%) Developer in Test
14 7 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (45.89%) .NET
2 49 (21.21%) HTML
3 40 (17.32%) Web Services
4 38 (16.45%) CSS
5 33 (14.29%) RESTful
6 32 (13.85%) ASP.NET
7 31 (13.42%) Xamarin.iOS
8 27 (11.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 26 (11.26%) AngularJS
10 24 (10.39%) .NET Framework
10 24 (10.39%) REST
11 23 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
12 21 (9.09%) JSON
13 20 (8.66%) jQuery
14 18 (7.79%) XSLT
15 17 (7.36%) XML
16 16 (6.93%) Apache Cordova
16 16 (6.93%) HTML5
17 14 (6.06%) WPF
18 13 (5.63%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 130 (56.28%) Mobile App
2 30 (12.99%) Greenfield Project
3 19 (8.23%) User Experience
4 14 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.33%) iPad
6 9 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.46%) Fintech
8 6 (2.60%) iPhone
9 3 (1.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.30%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.87%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.87%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.87%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 141 (61.04%) Apple iOS
2 136 (58.87%) Android
3 27 (11.69%) Windows
4 7 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (2.60%) Unix
6 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.43%) Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (49.78%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (27.27%) iOS Development
3 62 (26.84%) Android Development
3 62 (26.84%) Scrum
4 60 (25.97%) MVC
5 53 (22.94%) TDD
6 50 (21.65%) Test Automation
7 44 (19.05%) Mobile Development
8 40 (17.32%) BDD
9 35 (15.15%) Mobile Application Development
10 25 (10.82%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (5.63%) Kanban
12 12 (5.19%) Cross-Platform Development
12 12 (5.19%) Mentoring
12 12 (5.19%) Regression Testing
12 12 (5.19%) Web Development
13 11 (4.76%) E-Commerce
14 10 (4.33%) ATDD
14 10 (4.33%) Prototyping
15 9 (3.90%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 145 (62.77%) C#
2 46 (19.91%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.45%) SQL
4 27 (11.69%) Objective-C
5 24 (10.39%) Apple Swift
6 22 (9.52%) XAML
7 20 (8.66%) Java
8 10 (4.33%) C++
9 8 (3.46%) C
10 7 (3.03%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.16%) Ruby
12 4 (1.73%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.30%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.30%) Python
14 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
14 2 (0.87%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (6.49%) Degree
2 12 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.30%) ISEB
5 3 (1.30%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.90%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.73%) HockeyApp
2 1 (0.43%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 24 (10.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.76%) Telerik
3 10 (4.33%) Apple
4 8 (3.46%) Google
5 7 (3.03%) Oracle
6 2 (0.87%) Appcelerator
6 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.43%) Adobe
7 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.43%) HP
7 1 (0.43%) iManage
7 1 (0.43%) Kony
7 1 (0.43%) SAP
7 1 (0.43%) Sencha
7 1 (0.43%) Splunk
7 1 (0.43%) Twitter
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £470 per day 3 Months Rolling
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago