The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 395 394 386
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing CAML 7 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.030% 0.041% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.098% 0.13% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 7
Average daily rate
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£400 £331 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% +7.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £433 £340
% change year-on-year
-27.74% +27.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Average hourly rate £46.25 £41.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +10.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7168 7618 7544
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.87% 31.41% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5115 5491 5265
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 81 80
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.40 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
CAML
England

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 23 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
3 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
6 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Foundation
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
6 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 2 (28.57%) Ajax
6 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
7 1 (14.29%) MCPD
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013

CAML
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint Foundation
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
1 7 (100.00%) Web Services
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) XSLT
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) ASP.NET
2 5 (71.43%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) Ajax
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
1 2 (28.57%) Project Management
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSD
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCPD
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft