Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 170 195
Rank change year-on-year +8 +25 -20
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 41 11 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.24% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 0.55% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 4
West Midlands median daily rate £380 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £236
90th Percentile £478 £453 £390
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 -
% change year-on-year +63.64% - -

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 2,409 2,010 2,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.87% 44.52% 47.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,364 1,188 1,604
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £563 £525
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.65% +6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 98 83
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.82 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.02% +13.00% -15.15%
10th Percentile £10.89 £11.00 £10.05
90th Percentile £28.25 £48.25 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 0 11 £406 +1.56% 5
Shropshire - 8 £360 -
Staffordshire -2 5 £345 -1.43% 5
Worcestershire - 3 - - 1
Warwickshire +9 2 - - 2
Solihull - 1 £500 -
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 28 (68.29%) C#
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Android
3 25 (60.98%) Apple iOS
4 24 (58.54%) HTML
4 24 (58.54%) CSS
5 21 (51.22%) Mobile Development
6 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
6 20 (48.78%) .NET
6 20 (48.78%) MVC
7 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (41.46%) Mobile App
9 16 (39.02%) Apple Swift
9 16 (39.02%) Objective-C
10 15 (36.59%) HTML5
10 15 (36.59%) CSS3
11 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (34.15%) TDD
11 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (29.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 12 (29.27%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (26.83%) SDLC
13 11 (26.83%) iPhone
13 11 (26.83%) Scrum
13 11 (26.83%) JSON
14 10 (24.39%) Xcode
14 10 (24.39%) jQuery
14 10 (24.39%) OO
15 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
15 9 (21.95%) SQLite

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 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (2.44%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (19.51%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (17.07%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
2 2 (4.88%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.88%) SMS
2 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQLite
2 8 (19.51%) MySQL
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Xcode
2 8 (19.51%) Eclipse
2 8 (19.51%) JIRA
2 8 (19.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (17.07%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (12.20%) Axure RP
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (2.44%) NUnit
6 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (90.24%) Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Applications Developer
2 14 (34.15%) Mobile Developer
3 13 (31.71%) Xamarin Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 4 (9.76%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.32%) Android Developer
6 3 (7.32%) iOS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Scrum Master
7 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.88%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum Master
7 2 (4.88%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.44%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Senior Agile Developer
8 1 (2.44%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (58.54%) CSS
1 24 (58.54%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) .NET
3 15 (36.59%) CSS3
3 15 (36.59%) HTML5
4 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (29.27%) KnockoutJS
5 12 (29.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (26.83%) JSON
7 10 (24.39%) jQuery
8 9 (21.95%) iOS SDK
8 9 (21.95%) Zurb Foundation
9 8 (19.51%) Android SDK
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
9 8 (19.51%) J2EE
9 8 (19.51%) J2ME
9 8 (19.51%) Web Services
10 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (14.63%) WPF
10 6 (14.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (41.46%) Mobile App
2 11 (26.83%) iPhone
3 9 (21.95%) User Experience
4 8 (19.51%) Public Cloud
5 3 (7.32%) iPad
6 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.88%) Internet of Things
6 2 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.44%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 26 (63.41%) Android
2 25 (60.98%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.76%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (51.22%) Mobile Development
3 20 (48.78%) MVC
4 14 (34.15%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (34.15%) TDD
5 11 (26.83%) Scrum
5 11 (26.83%) SDLC
6 10 (24.39%) OO
7 9 (21.95%) MVVM
7 9 (21.95%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (21.95%) Test Automation
7 9 (21.95%) Web Design
8 8 (19.51%) Android Development
8 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
8 8 (19.51%) SOLID
8 8 (19.51%) UX Design
9 7 (17.07%) iOS Development
10 6 (14.63%) Functional Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
2 20 (48.78%) JavaScript
3 16 (39.02%) Apple Swift
3 16 (39.02%) Objective-C
4 8 (19.51%) XAML
5 7 (17.07%) Java
6 4 (9.76%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.88%) Python
8 1 (2.44%) SQL
8 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (21.95%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
1 9 (21.95%) Twitter
2 8 (19.51%) Apple
3 7 (17.07%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.44%) Appcelerator