Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 704 655 648
Rank change year-on-year -49 -7 +142
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 196 233 246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.53% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 185 145
UK median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £311 £278
90th Percentile £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +18.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £42.50 £23.75 £24.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £31.25 £63.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £22.50
% 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 44,002 44,091 47,887
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.17% 42.80% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 27,280 27,373 29,221
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +2.99% +4.38%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £240
90th Percentile £625 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,681 1,479 1,725
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +5.64% -5.71%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.58 £10.05
90th Percentile £47.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.76 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.58% - -5.71%

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
UK excluding London -6 165 £400 +6.67% 176
England -66 152 £400 - 166
South East +3 51 £400 +3.23% 40
Midlands +9 43 £375 +7.14% 38
West Midlands -13 28 £375 +7.14% 22
London -62 25 £456 +7.35% 8
Scotland +1 20 £375 +15.38% 11
North of England -26 20 £338 -8.47% 51
Wales -4 18 £400 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +16 15 £400 +14.29% 16
North West -25 10 £350 - 33
Yorkshire -15 9 £310 -31.11% 15
East of England -6 8 £413 +3.13% 17
South West -35 5 £340 -12.26% 12
North East - 1 £325 - 3

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 130 (66.33%) Android
2 110 (56.12%) C#
3 105 (53.57%) Apple iOS
4 101 (51.53%) .NET
5 88 (44.90%) Mobile App
6 72 (36.73%) MVC
7 68 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (32.65%) Android Development
9 61 (31.12%) Mobile Development
10 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 51 (26.02%) HTML
12 49 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 48 (24.49%) JavaScript
14 47 (23.98%) SQL
14 47 (23.98%) iOS Development
15 42 (21.43%) SQL Server
16 37 (18.88%) CSS
16 37 (18.88%) .NET Framework
17 36 (18.37%) Microsoft
18 35 (17.86%) TDD
19 32 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 31 (15.82%) Windows
21 30 (15.31%) AngularJS
22 29 (14.80%) HTML5
23 28 (14.29%) jQuery
24 27 (13.78%) Google
24 27 (13.78%) Web Services
24 27 (13.78%) Apple
25 26 (13.27%) Objective-C
25 26 (13.27%) Mobile Application Development

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 11 (5.61%) Umbraco
2 6 (3.06%) CMS
3 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.02%) IIS
4 2 (1.02%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.51%) Drupal
5 1 (0.51%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 49 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (12.24%) Google Play
3 18 (9.18%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (5.61%) SaaS
5 9 (4.59%) GitHub
6 7 (3.57%) NuGet
7 2 (1.02%) Office 365
7 2 (1.02%) Trello
8 1 (0.51%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.53%) Internet
3 2 (1.02%) HTTP
3 2 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.51%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.18%) SQLite
3 16 (8.16%) Relational Database
4 15 (7.65%) RDBMS
5 10 (5.10%) MySQL
6 4 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 4 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.53%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.02%) CouchDB
8 2 (1.02%) Power BI
8 2 (1.02%) QlikView
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) GIS
9 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (11.73%) Visual Studio
2 21 (10.71%) NUnit
3 20 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (9.69%) MSTest
5 16 (8.16%) Git (software)
5 16 (8.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (7.65%) JIRA
7 11 (5.61%) Subversion
7 11 (5.61%) Xcode
8 9 (4.59%) Eclipse
9 7 (3.57%) Trac
10 6 (3.06%) Octopus Deploy
10 6 (3.06%) Selenium
10 6 (3.06%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.04%) Axure RP
11 4 (2.04%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.53%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.53%) JMeter
12 3 (1.53%) WebDriver
13 2 (1.02%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (3.57%) Finance
2 3 (1.53%) Law
2 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
2 3 (1.53%) Marketing
3 2 (1.02%) Advertising
3 2 (1.02%) Retail
4 1 (0.51%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.51%) Automotive
4 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 175 (89.29%) Developer
2 81 (41.33%) Xamarin Developer
3 51 (26.02%) Mobile Developer
4 41 (20.92%) .NET Developer
5 33 (16.84%) Applications Developer
6 30 (15.31%) Android Developer
7 20 (10.20%) C# Developer
7 20 (10.20%) iOS Developer
7 20 (10.20%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 13 (6.63%) C# .NET Developer
8 13 (6.63%) iOS Android Developer
9 8 (4.08%) Senior Developer
9 8 (4.08%) Software Developer
10 7 (3.57%) Lead Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Analyst
11 6 (3.06%) Cordova Developer
11 6 (3.06%) Full Stack Developer
12 5 (2.55%) Architect
12 5 (2.55%) SQL Developer
13 4 (2.04%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (51.53%) .NET
2 56 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 51 (26.02%) HTML
4 37 (18.88%) .NET Framework
4 37 (18.88%) CSS
5 32 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (15.31%) AngularJS
7 29 (14.80%) HTML5
8 28 (14.29%) jQuery
9 27 (13.78%) Web Services
10 21 (10.71%) JSON
11 20 (10.20%) Entity Framework
12 19 (9.69%) RESTful
12 19 (9.69%) WPF
13 18 (9.18%) KnockoutJS
14 17 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web API
14 17 (8.67%) CSS3
15 14 (7.14%) LINQ
16 13 (6.63%) PhoneGap
17 12 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 88 (44.90%) Mobile App
2 22 (11.22%) User Experience
3 15 (7.65%) iPhone
4 10 (5.10%) Public Cloud
5 8 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.06%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.06%) NHS
7 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.55%) iPad
8 2 (1.02%) Blog
8 2 (1.02%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.02%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.51%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.51%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 130 (66.33%) Android
2 105 (53.57%) Apple iOS
3 31 (15.82%) Windows
4 5 (2.55%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (2.04%) Linux
6 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (36.73%) MVC
2 68 (34.69%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (32.65%) Android Development
4 61 (31.12%) Mobile Development
5 47 (23.98%) iOS Development
6 35 (17.86%) TDD
7 26 (13.27%) Mobile Application Development
8 25 (12.76%) Scrum
9 24 (12.24%) Test Automation
10 22 (11.22%) SOLID
11 21 (10.71%) Mentoring
11 21 (10.71%) MVVM
12 19 (9.69%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (9.69%) OOP
13 18 (9.18%) OO
13 18 (9.18%) SDLC
14 17 (8.67%) Cross-Platform Development
14 17 (8.67%) Unit Testing
15 16 (8.16%) DevOps
16 13 (6.63%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 110 (56.12%) C#
2 48 (24.49%) JavaScript
3 47 (23.98%) SQL
4 26 (13.27%) Objective-C
5 21 (10.71%) Apple Swift
5 21 (10.71%) Java
6 17 (8.67%) XAML
7 11 (5.61%) C++
8 4 (2.04%) Python
9 3 (1.53%) PHP
9 3 (1.53%) Ruby
9 3 (1.53%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.53%) VB
10 2 (1.02%) C
10 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.51%) GLSL
11 1 (0.51%) Scala
11 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (7.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.02%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.51%) ISEB
4 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.04%) ISO 9001
1 4 (2.04%) TickIT
2 3 (1.53%) QA
3 2 (1.02%) SLA
4 1 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (1.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (5.61%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 36 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 27 (13.78%) Apple
2 27 (13.78%) Google
3 11 (5.61%) Twitter
4 9 (4.59%) Atlassian
5 8 (4.08%) Sencha
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle
7 2 (1.02%) Sybase
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) Telerik