Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 626 694 675
Rank change year-on-year +68 -19 +3
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 176 189 230
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.49% 0.44% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 142 182
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £310 £313 £313
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +63.64% -33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +63.64% +22.22%

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 36,206 43,216 43,783
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.44% 42.36% 42.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,739 26,812 27,180
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £238 £250 £238
90th Percentile £638 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £423 £400
% change year-on-year +0.59% +5.63% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,469 1,632 1,457
UK median hourly rate £19.94 £17.50 £17.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.94% +0.11% +5.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.82 £10.61
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 11 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xamarin in the UK

Xamarin
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 11 November 2019. 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 +102 162 £400 - 134
UK excluding London +12 122 £400 - 134
London +101 48 £435 -4.66% 14
South East +33 45 £400 - 18
North of England +49 35 £375 +11.11% 42
North West +24 22 £375 +7.14% 25
Midlands +19 19 £400 +6.67% 23
East Midlands +20 17 £400 - 18
Yorkshire +27 12 £400 +29.03% 15
South West +5 8 £438 +28.68% 20
East of England +28 6 £381 -7.58% 17
Wales +16 6 £325 -18.75% 9
Scotland +9 3 £350 -6.67% 7
West Midlands +15 2 £450 +20.00% 5
North East +18 1 £400 +23.08% 2

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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.

1 109 (61.93%) C#
2 95 (53.98%) .NET
3 86 (48.86%) Android
4 70 (39.77%) Azure
5 62 (35.23%) Apple iOS
5 62 (35.23%) Microsoft
6 57 (32.39%) JavaScript
7 52 (29.55%) Mobile App
8 51 (28.98%) MVC
9 49 (27.84%) ASP.NET
10 47 (26.70%) SQL
11 44 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 43 (24.43%) .NET Framework
12 43 (24.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 41 (23.30%) Android Development
13 41 (23.30%) SQL Server
14 40 (22.73%) AngularJS
15 38 (21.59%) Mobile Development
16 37 (21.02%) .NET Core
17 31 (17.61%) REST
17 31 (17.61%) Objective-C
18 29 (16.48%) Entity Framework
18 29 (16.48%) Azure SQL Database
18 29 (16.48%) iOS Development
18 29 (16.48%) Cosmos DB
19 27 (15.34%) JSON
20 26 (14.77%) HTML
21 25 (14.20%) BDD
22 23 (13.07%) MVVM
22 23 (13.07%) Enterprise Software

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 6 (3.41%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.27%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.27%) WordPress
3 3 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.70%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.57%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) nginx
4 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 70 (39.77%) Azure
2 17 (9.66%) Azure Active Directory
2 17 (9.66%) Azure Functions
2 17 (9.66%) Serverless
3 9 (5.11%) PaaS
4 7 (3.98%) Power Platform
5 6 (3.41%) TestFlight
6 4 (2.27%) AWS
6 4 (2.27%) IaaS
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.14%) Apigee
7 2 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.14%) npm
8 1 (0.57%) GCP
8 1 (0.57%) Google Play
8 1 (0.57%) Office 365
8 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) Bluetooth
1 8 (4.55%) DNS
1 8 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (2.84%) Intranet
3 4 (2.27%) Firewall
3 4 (2.27%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (23.30%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.48%) Azure SQL Database
2 29 (16.48%) Cosmos DB
3 15 (8.52%) Redis
4 11 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 10 (5.68%) SQLite
6 8 (4.55%) MySQL
7 7 (3.98%) Power BI
7 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.84%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.70%) NoSQL
11 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (7.95%) Git (software)
2 8 (4.55%) Eclipse
3 7 (3.98%) SpecFlow
3 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (3.41%) JIRA
5 5 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.84%) Xcode
6 4 (2.27%) CircleCI
6 4 (2.27%) CocoaPods
6 4 (2.27%) fastlane
6 4 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
6 4 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.70%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.70%) webpack
8 2 (1.14%) Grunt
8 2 (1.14%) Mocha
8 2 (1.14%) Subversion
9 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.57%) NUnit
General
1 12 (6.82%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Law
3 5 (2.84%) Banking
4 4 (2.27%) Marketing
5 3 (1.70%) Retail
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 150 (85.23%) Developer
2 78 (44.32%) Xamarin Developer
3 27 (15.34%) Android Developer
3 27 (15.34%) Mobile Developer
4 23 (13.07%) Senior Developer
5 22 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 19 (10.80%) Applications Developer
7 17 (9.66%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 15 (8.52%) iOS Developer
9 10 (5.68%) iOS Android Developer
10 9 (5.11%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Cordova Developer
11 8 (4.55%) Senior Android Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Lead Developer
12 7 (3.98%) Objective-C Developer
13 6 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 6 (3.41%) Node.js Developer
14 4 (2.27%) Full Stack Developer
14 4 (2.27%) Graduate Developer
14 4 (2.27%) Senior Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (53.98%) .NET
2 49 (27.84%) ASP.NET
3 43 (24.43%) .NET Framework
3 43 (24.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 40 (22.73%) AngularJS
5 37 (21.02%) .NET Core
6 31 (17.61%) REST
7 29 (16.48%) Entity Framework
8 27 (15.34%) JSON
9 26 (14.77%) HTML
10 23 (13.07%) React
11 22 (12.50%) XML
12 19 (10.80%) Xamarin.iOS
13 18 (10.23%) HTML5
14 17 (9.66%) LINQ
14 17 (9.66%) Node.js
15 16 (9.09%) Apache Cordova
16 15 (8.52%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (7.95%) CSS
17 14 (7.95%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 52 (29.55%) Mobile App
2 23 (13.07%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.68%) iPad
4 10 (5.68%) User Experience
5 8 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.41%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.27%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.14%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.57%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 86 (48.86%) Android
2 62 (35.23%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.98%) MVC
2 44 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (23.30%) Android Development
4 38 (21.59%) Mobile Development
5 29 (16.48%) iOS Development
6 25 (14.20%) BDD
7 23 (13.07%) MVVM
7 23 (13.07%) TDD
8 22 (12.50%) DevOps
9 19 (10.80%) Computer Science
10 18 (10.23%) Test Automation
10 18 (10.23%) UML
11 17 (9.66%) B2C
11 17 (9.66%) Scrum
12 16 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 14 (7.95%) Mobile Application Development
14 13 (7.39%) Kanban
15 12 (6.82%) OO
15 12 (6.82%) SOLID
16 11 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (61.93%) C#
2 57 (32.39%) JavaScript
3 47 (26.70%) SQL
4 31 (17.61%) Objective-C
5 21 (11.93%) T-SQL
6 18 (10.23%) Java
7 17 (9.66%) Apple Swift
8 12 (6.82%) Dart
9 8 (4.55%) PHP
10 6 (3.41%) Python
11 4 (2.27%) C
11 4 (2.27%) TypeScript
11 4 (2.27%) VB
12 3 (1.70%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.70%) XAML
13 2 (1.14%) C++
13 2 (1.14%) ES6
14 1 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 20 (11.36%) Degree
2 17 (9.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (9.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (6.82%) Kubernetes
1 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 62 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.82%) SAP
2 12 (6.82%) ServiceNow
2 12 (6.82%) VMware
3 7 (3.98%) Oracle
4 4 (2.27%) Apple
4 4 (2.27%) Google
5 2 (1.14%) OutSystems
5 2 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.57%) Zend