Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 190 168
Rank change year-on-year +19 -22 +6
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 14 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.22% 0.100%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.47% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £313 £244 £313
90th Percentile £438 £394 £358
England median daily rate £400 £400 £361
% change year-on-year - +10.73% +3.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £27.50 £41.25 -
% change year-on-year -33.33% - -

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 2166 2748 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.21% 46.15% 44.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1503 1097
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.58% +9.29%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £220
90th Percentile £574 £550 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 87 129
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -6.45% -0.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.46 £10.60
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.31
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +5.33%

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
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 13 December 2017. 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 -2 6 £400 +23.08% 2
Warwickshire - 4 £350 -
Staffordshire +8 2 £350 +33.33%
Walsall - 1 - -
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xamarin also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 11 (78.57%) .NET
3 10 (71.43%) MVC
4 9 (64.29%) Android
4 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
5 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (42.86%) HTML
7 6 (42.86%) CSS
7 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
8 5 (35.71%) Mobile Development
8 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
9 4 (28.57%) SQL
9 4 (28.57%) XSLT
9 4 (28.57%) XAML
9 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
9 4 (28.57%) WPF
9 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
9 4 (28.57%) Android Development
10 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
10 3 (21.43%) JIRA
10 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
11 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
11 2 (14.29%) Java
11 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
11 2 (14.29%) Windows
11 2 (14.29%) Web Development
11 2 (14.29%) jQuery

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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Axure RP
2 3 (21.43%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) git-flow
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Law
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) Xamarin Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Android Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Mobile Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web API
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) WPF
3 4 (28.57%) XSLT
4 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
5 2 (14.29%) JSON
5 2 (14.29%) React
5 2 (14.29%) Xamarin.iOS
6 1 (7.14%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) HTML5
6 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (7.14%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Android
1 9 (64.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) MVC
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Mobile Development
4 4 (28.57%) Android Development
5 3 (21.43%) iOS Development
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (7.14%) Scrum
7 1 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (7.14%) Secure Coding
7 1 (7.14%) SEO
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) SOLID
7 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Management
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) XAML
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.14%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) NVQ Level 4
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Altova
1 1 (7.14%) Apple
1 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
1 1 (7.14%) Google