Period
to 17 July 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 July 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 164 204
Rank change year-on-year -7 +40 -21
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 27 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.34% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 1.15% 0.79% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 3
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £325 £275 £318
90th Percentile £493 £425 £415
England median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2,339 1,897 2,891
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.22% 43.26% 48.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,358 1,127 1,563
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £234 £225 £225
90th Percentile £580 £553 £525
England median daily rate £450 £435 £415
% change year-on-year +3.45% +4.82% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 81 84
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £16.99 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.77% +25.85% -18.67%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £9.52
90th Percentile £29.75 £45.00 £25.08
England median hourly rate £17.54 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.18% -2.86% -

Xamarin
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Xamarin as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Xamarin in the West Midlands

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Xamarin in the West Midlands

Xamarin
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Xamarin in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Xamarin in the West Midlands

Xamarin
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xamarin within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 July 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
Birmingham -6 12 £431 +11.29% 3
Warwickshire +3 3 £350 -12.50% 3
Staffordshire 0 3 £366 +4.64% 3
Worcestershire -3 3 - - 4
Solihull -12 1 £500 +42.86%
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 21 (77.78%) C#
2 19 (70.37%) .NET
3 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (44.44%) Android
6 11 (40.74%) HTML
6 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
6 11 (40.74%) CSS
6 11 (40.74%) MVC
7 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
8 9 (33.33%) Mobile Development
9 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
9 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
10 7 (25.93%) XAML
11 6 (22.22%) Java
11 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (22.22%) TDD
11 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (18.52%) XSLT
12 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
12 5 (18.52%) Apple Swift
13 4 (14.81%) Ionic Framework
13 4 (14.81%) Android Development
13 4 (14.81%) Apache Cordova
13 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (14.81%) Axure RP
13 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
13 4 (14.81%) WPF

Xamarin
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Bluetooth
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
1 2 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) NUnit
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 3 (11.11%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (85.19%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) Xamarin Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Scrum Master
5 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Scrum Master
5 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Azure Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Cloud Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.70%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (40.74%) CSS
3 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
5 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (18.52%) XSLT
7 4 (14.81%) Apache Cordova
7 4 (14.81%) Ionic Framework
7 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.81%) WPF
8 3 (11.11%) CSS3
8 3 (11.11%) HTML5
8 3 (11.11%) React
9 2 (7.41%) JSON
9 2 (7.41%) PhoneGap
9 2 (7.41%) React Native
10 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Internet of Things
3 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Android
2 10 (37.04%) Apple iOS
3 3 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (40.74%) MVC
3 9 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 6 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (22.22%) TDD
5 4 (14.81%) Android Development
6 3 (11.11%) Coaching
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (11.11%) SDLC
6 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Web Development
7 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) UML
7 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.93%) XAML
4 6 (22.22%) Java
5 5 (18.52%) Apple Swift
5 5 (18.52%) Objective-C
6 3 (11.11%) TypeScript
7 2 (7.41%) Python
8 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.70%) SQL
8 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Appcelerator