Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 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
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 657 625 761
Rank change year-on-year -32 +136 +21
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 234 211 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.23% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.53% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 150 80
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £306 £263 £298
90th Percentile £553 £475 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £361 £350
% change year-on-year +3.81% +3.21% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 42,337 39,932 46,617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.71% 44.17% 44.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 26,410 24,509 28,328
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,490 1,400 1,644
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.37 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £47.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.53 £17.97
% change year-on-year -4.02% -8.05% +6.82%

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 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Top 16 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 25 May 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
England -44 199 £400 +4.58% 167
UK excluding London +13 188 £375 +3.81% 162
North of England +22 73 £375 +7.14% 62
South East -2 41 £375 -6.25% 27
London -76 41 £469 +7.14% 17
Yorkshire +9 39 £400 +21.21% 27
North West +1 34 £370 +5.71% 31
Midlands -7 32 £350 - 31
West Midlands -11 29 £365 +4.29% 24
Scotland -16 27 £375 +7.14% 10
South West -1 8 £550 +100.00% 12
East Midlands -13 3 £315 +5.00% 7
East of England -19 3 £394 -12.50% 18
Northern Ireland - 3 £400 - 1
North East +8 2 £413 -17.50% 4
Wales -7 1 £400 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 144 (61.54%) C#
2 137 (58.55%) .NET
2 137 (58.55%) Android
3 123 (52.56%) Apple iOS
4 86 (36.75%) Mobile App
5 80 (34.19%) Mobile Development
6 77 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (27.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 60 (25.64%) Android Development
9 57 (24.36%) MVC
10 54 (23.08%) JavaScript
11 46 (19.66%) Java
12 45 (19.23%) iOS Development
13 42 (17.95%) DevOps
14 41 (17.52%) Git (software)
15 39 (16.67%) HTML
16 35 (14.96%) ASP.NET
17 34 (14.53%) CSS
18 33 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web API
19 30 (12.82%) SQL
19 30 (12.82%) TDD
20 29 (12.39%) Node.js
20 29 (12.39%) React
21 28 (11.97%) AngularJS
21 28 (11.97%) Microsoft
21 28 (11.97%) SQL Server
22 27 (11.54%) Objective-C
23 26 (11.11%) Microservices
24 25 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
25 24 (10.26%) Windows

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 (2.14%) Tomcat
1 5 (2.14%) Umbraco
2 3 (1.28%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.85%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.43%) CMS
4 1 (0.43%) Confluence
4 1 (0.43%) Ethereum
4 1 (0.43%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 64 (27.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.14%) Google Play
3 5 (2.14%) NuGet
4 3 (1.28%) PaaS
4 3 (1.28%) Serverless
5 2 (0.85%) Office 365
6 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.43%) BlazeMeter
6 1 (0.43%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.43%) GitHub
6 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.14%) Skype
2 4 (1.71%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.28%) SMS
4 2 (0.85%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.43%) Internet
5 1 (0.43%) VLAN
5 1 (0.43%) VPN
5 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.97%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.85%) Big Data
3 7 (2.99%) SQLite
4 4 (1.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.71%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.85%) Adabas
5 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.85%) MySQL
5 2 (0.85%) Redis
6 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.43%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.43%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.43%) HDInsight
6 1 (0.43%) Power BI
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (17.52%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.97%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.12%) Visual Studio
4 10 (4.27%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.85%) Axure RP
5 9 (3.85%) JIRA
5 9 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.99%) Calabash
6 7 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (2.99%) Selenium
7 6 (2.56%) Subversion
8 5 (2.14%) Appium
8 5 (2.14%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.14%) Trac
8 5 (2.14%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (1.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 4 (1.71%) Xcode
10 3 (1.28%) TestRail
11 2 (0.85%) Grunt
11 2 (0.85%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (2.56%) Finance
2 4 (1.71%) Advertising
2 4 (1.71%) Games
2 4 (1.71%) Law
3 2 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.43%) Banking
4 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.43%) Marketing
4 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 175 (74.79%) Developer
2 99 (42.31%) Xamarin Developer
3 44 (18.80%) C# Developer
4 42 (17.95%) Mobile Developer
5 38 (16.24%) .NET Developer
6 29 (12.39%) Architect
7 22 (9.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 17 (7.26%) Applications Developer
9 16 (6.84%) Applications Architect
9 16 (6.84%) iOS Developer
10 15 (6.41%) Android Developer
11 14 (5.98%) Senior Developer
12 13 (5.56%) Mobile Applications Developer
13 12 (5.13%) iOS Android Developer
14 9 (3.85%) Analyst
14 9 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 8 (3.42%) Azure Architect
15 8 (3.42%) Full Stack Developer
16 7 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
16 7 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (58.55%) .NET
2 39 (16.67%) HTML
3 35 (14.96%) ASP.NET
4 34 (14.53%) CSS
5 33 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web API
6 29 (12.39%) Node.js
6 29 (12.39%) React
7 28 (11.97%) AngularJS
8 23 (9.83%) .NET Framework
8 23 (9.83%) Web Services
9 20 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (7.26%) REST
10 17 (7.26%) Xamarin.iOS
11 15 (6.41%) XSLT
12 13 (5.56%) RESTful
13 11 (4.70%) HTML5
13 11 (4.70%) JSON
13 11 (4.70%) React Native
13 11 (4.70%) WPF
14 10 (4.27%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 86 (36.75%) Mobile App
2 23 (9.83%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (5.13%) Data Structures
6 10 (4.27%) User Experience
7 9 (3.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.28%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.28%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (0.85%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.85%) Fintech
9 2 (0.85%) iPad
9 2 (0.85%) iPhone
9 2 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.85%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.85%) Video on Demand
9 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.43%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.43%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 137 (58.55%) Android
2 123 (52.56%) Apple iOS
3 24 (10.26%) Windows
4 3 (1.28%) Linux
5 2 (0.85%) Unix
6 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.43%) VMS
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (34.19%) Mobile Development
2 77 (32.91%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (25.64%) Android Development
4 57 (24.36%) MVC
5 45 (19.23%) iOS Development
6 42 (17.95%) DevOps
7 30 (12.82%) TDD
8 26 (11.11%) Microservices
9 22 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (8.55%) Data Modelling
11 19 (8.12%) Scrum
12 17 (7.26%) Co-Creation
13 16 (6.84%) Test Automation
14 15 (6.41%) BDD
14 15 (6.41%) SOA
15 14 (5.98%) MVVM
16 12 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
17 11 (4.70%) Kanban
18 10 (4.27%) Problem-Solving
18 10 (4.27%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 144 (61.54%) C#
2 54 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 46 (19.66%) Java
4 30 (12.82%) SQL
5 27 (11.54%) Objective-C
6 23 (9.83%) Apple Swift
7 21 (8.97%) PHP
8 15 (6.41%) XAML
9 10 (4.27%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.27%) TypeScript
10 5 (2.14%) C++
10 5 (2.14%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.28%) Python
11 3 (1.28%) Ruby
11 3 (1.28%) VB
12 2 (0.85%) Natural
12 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.85%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.43%) Delphi
13 1 (0.43%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 9 (3.85%) Degree
2 7 (2.99%) MCSE
2 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.12%) SLA
2 15 (6.41%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) GDPR
3 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.43%) GCP
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (3.42%) Docker
2 3 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.28%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.85%) Puppet
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.43%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (11.97%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.85%) Apple
3 7 (2.99%) Google
4 5 (2.14%) Oracle
5 4 (1.71%) Telerik
6 3 (1.28%) Appcelerator
7 2 (0.85%) Citrix
7 2 (0.85%) Kony
7 2 (0.85%) Talend
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.43%) Capita
8 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.43%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) TIBCO