The table below looks at the statistics for CAML skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAML over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 372 398 365
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -33
Contract jobs citing CAML 14 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.068% 0.014% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.047% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£425 £550 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6178 6407 6168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.87% 29.31% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4625 4562 4472
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £297 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

CAML
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CAML across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

CAML Jobs Demand Trend in London

CAML
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CAML across the London region.

CAML Daily Rate Trend in London

CAML
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CAML across the London region.

CAML Hourly Rate Trend in London

CAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CAML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAML.

1 14 (100.00%) C#
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (78.57%) XML
5 10 (71.43%) CSS
5 10 (71.43%) Web Services
5 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
5 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
5 10 (71.43%) jQuery
5 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (64.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
7 8 (57.14%) Ajax
7 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
7 8 (57.14%) SQL
8 7 (50.00%) IIS
9 6 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
9 6 (42.86%) MVC
9 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (42.86%) Information Governance
10 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
10 5 (35.71%) Analytics
10 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (35.71%) HTML
11 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 3 (21.43%) MS Office

CAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing CAML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CAML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (64.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (50.00%) IIS
4 1 (7.14%) CMS
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Foundation
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) InfoPath
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Visual Studio
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (14.29%) MSBuild
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (92.86%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Designer
3 3 (21.43%) Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (92.86%) ASP.NET
3 11 (78.57%) XML
4 10 (71.43%) CSS
4 10 (71.43%) Web Services
4 10 (71.43%) jQuery
5 8 (57.14%) Ajax
6 6 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (35.71%) HTML
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) LINQ
8 2 (14.29%) XSLT
9 1 (7.14%) XHTML
9 1 (7.14%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 6 (42.86%) MVC
3 6 (42.86%) Information Governance
4 5 (35.71%) Mentoring
4 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Refactoring
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 8 (57.14%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) GxP
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Nintex