Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 153 187
Rank change year-on-year -11 +34 -8
Contract jobs citing Xamarin 29 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.37% 0.074%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 0.86% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 1
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -14.63% -
10th Percentile £312 £269 £405
90th Percentile £478 £425 £415
England median daily rate £400 £383 £350
% change year-on-year +4.58% +9.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

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 2,195 1,863 2,618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.50% 43.27% 48.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,306 1,084 1,373
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.55%
10th Percentile £241 £213 £220
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 88 81
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
10th Percentile £10.33 £10.88 £10.40
90th Percentile £29.43 £40.45 £26.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - -2.78% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 14 £406 +25.00% 9
Warwickshire +3 4 £350 -12.50% 4
Worcestershire -6 3 - - 5
Staffordshire - 3 £366 - 2
Solihull -11 1 £500 +42.86% 1
Xamarin
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 23 (79.31%) C#
2 21 (72.41%) .NET
3 14 (48.28%) MVC
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (44.83%) Android
4 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
5 11 (37.93%) HTML
5 11 (37.93%) CSS
5 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
6 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
6 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
7 9 (31.03%) Mobile Development
8 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (24.14%) XAML
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) XSLT
10 5 (17.24%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (17.24%) React
11 4 (13.79%) Apple Swift
11 4 (13.79%) Android Development
11 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
11 4 (13.79%) 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 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) SMS
2 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.45%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) NUnit
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.34%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 11 (37.93%) Xamarin Developer
3 6 (20.69%) .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C# Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Scrum Master
6 2 (6.90%) Android Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum Master
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) .NET
2 14 (48.28%) ASP.NET Web API
3 11 (37.93%) CSS
3 11 (37.93%) HTML
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
5 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (17.24%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (17.24%) React
6 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (17.24%) XSLT
7 4 (13.79%) WPF
8 3 (10.34%) AngularJS
8 3 (10.34%) Apache Cordova
8 3 (10.34%) CSS3
8 3 (10.34%) HTML5
8 3 (10.34%) Ionic Framework
9 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.90%) jQuery
9 2 (6.90%) JSON
10 1 (3.45%) Xamarin.iOS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (34.48%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (6.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.90%) iPhone
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
3 1 (3.45%) Social Media
3 1 (3.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Android
2 11 (37.93%) Apple iOS
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (48.28%) MVC
2 9 (31.03%) Mobile Development
3 7 (24.14%) TDD
4 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.79%) Android Development
6 3 (10.34%) Coaching
6 3 (10.34%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
6 3 (10.34%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) C#
2 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
3 7 (24.14%) XAML
4 5 (17.24%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Apple Swift
5 4 (13.79%) Objective-C
6 3 (10.34%) TypeScript
7 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.45%) Python
7 1 (3.45%) SQL
7 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Appcelerator