Period
to 16 November 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 16 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 178 177 197
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20 -31
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 27 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 4
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £297 £325 £236
90th Percentile £450 £433 £390
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +63.64% -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 2,398 2,157 2,922
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.55% 44.81% 46.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,370 1,277 1,569
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £230 £208 £250
90th Percentile £575 £571 £550
England median daily rate £450 £445 £425
% change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 93 93
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.26% +6.90% -6.45%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.80 £10.25
90th Percentile £29.85 £47.05 £25.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.72% +5.30% -5.71%

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 16 November 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 16 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
Shropshire - 10 £360 -
Birmingham +1 3 £400 - 3
Staffordshire -8 3 £356 +1.79% 5
Warwickshire +9 1 - - 4
Walsall +1 1 £313 - 1
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Xamarin.

1 22 (81.48%) Android
1 22 (81.48%) Apple iOS
2 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 20 (74.07%) CSS
3 18 (66.67%) C#
4 16 (59.26%) CSS3
4 16 (59.26%) Mobile App
5 15 (55.56%) Mobile Development
5 15 (55.56%) Apple Swift
5 15 (55.56%) MVC
5 15 (55.56%) Objective-C
5 15 (55.56%) HTML5
6 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
7 11 (40.74%) iOS SDK
7 11 (40.74%) iPhone
7 11 (40.74%) JSON
7 11 (40.74%) Xcode
7 11 (40.74%) jQuery
7 11 (40.74%) Web Design
7 11 (40.74%) SDLC
7 11 (40.74%) User Experience
7 11 (40.74%) HockeyApp
7 11 (40.74%) Zurb Foundation
7 11 (40.74%) KnockoutJS
7 11 (40.74%) Twitter
7 11 (40.74%) Responsive Web Design
7 11 (40.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (37.04%) SOLID

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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQLite
2 9 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (40.74%) Xcode
2 10 (37.04%) JIRA
2 10 (37.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 9 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (14.81%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (48.15%) Applications Developer
3 12 (44.44%) Mobile Developer
4 10 (37.04%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 8 (29.63%) Xamarin Developer
6 4 (14.81%) iOS Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Android Developer
8 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.70%) C# Developer
8 1 (3.70%) GUI Developer
8 1 (3.70%) iOS Android Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) CSS
1 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 16 (59.26%) CSS3
3 15 (55.56%) HTML5
4 11 (40.74%) iOS SDK
4 11 (40.74%) jQuery
4 11 (40.74%) JSON
4 11 (40.74%) KnockoutJS
4 11 (40.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 11 (40.74%) Zurb Foundation
5 10 (37.04%) Web Services
6 9 (33.33%) Android SDK
6 9 (33.33%) J2EE
6 9 (33.33%) J2ME
7 8 (29.63%) .NET
8 5 (18.52%) WPF
9 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (14.81%) XSLT
10 2 (7.41%) AngularJS
10 2 (7.41%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Mobile App
2 11 (40.74%) iPhone
2 11 (40.74%) User Experience
3 10 (37.04%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Android
1 22 (81.48%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Mobile Development
2 15 (55.56%) MVC
3 11 (40.74%) Responsive Web Design
3 11 (40.74%) SDLC
3 11 (40.74%) Web Design
4 10 (37.04%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (37.04%) MVVM
4 10 (37.04%) OO
4 10 (37.04%) Scrum
4 10 (37.04%) SOLID
4 10 (37.04%) TDD
4 10 (37.04%) UX Design
5 9 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 8 (29.63%) Functional Testing
6 8 (29.63%) iOS Development
7 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
8 6 (22.22%) Android Development
9 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (7.41%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) C#
2 15 (55.56%) Apple Swift
2 15 (55.56%) Objective-C
3 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
4 4 (14.81%) XAML
5 3 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.70%) Python
7 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) HockeyApp
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Twitter
2 10 (37.04%) Apple
3 9 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 9 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Google