The first table below looks at the demand for CAML skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CAML over the 3 months to 31 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.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 580 556 552
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -4
Contract jobs citing CAML 14 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.027% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.093% 0.098% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 11
Average daily rate
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£363 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £312 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £433 £340
% change year-on-year
-26.30% +27.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £46.25 £41.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.44% +3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £41.50 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

CAML
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CAML Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CAML
Daily Rate Trend

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

CAML Daily Rate Trend in the UK

CAML
Hourly Rate Trend

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

CAML Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

CAML
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAML within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 11 £363 +7.40%
London +15 7 £400 +18.51%
Norwich - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Coventry - - - -

CAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (94.12%) C#
3 15 (88.24%) SharePoint 2010
4 14 (82.35%) .NET
4 14 (82.35%) Web Services
4 14 (82.35%) XSLT
5 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
6 12 (70.59%) CSS
7 11 (64.71%) HTML
7 11 (64.71%) XML
8 9 (52.94%) jQuery
9 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
9 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
10 7 (41.18%) OO
10 7 (41.18%) Finance
11 5 (29.41%) Ajax
11 5 (29.41%) Document Management
11 5 (29.41%) Silverlight
12 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (23.53%) Intranet
12 4 (23.53%) Workflow
12 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
12 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
12 4 (23.53%) OOP
12 4 (23.53%) Lotus
12 4 (23.53%) Kindle
13 3 (17.65%) Content Management
13 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
13 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
13 3 (17.65%) UML

CAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 15 (88.24%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (23.53%) IBM Notes
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Foundation
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Developer
1 17 (100.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Analyst
2 1 (5.88%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (82.35%) .NET
1 14 (82.35%) Web Services
1 14 (82.35%) XSLT
2 12 (70.59%) CSS
3 11 (64.71%) XML
3 11 (64.71%) HTML
4 9 (52.94%) jQuery
5 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) Ajax
6 5 (29.41%) Silverlight
7 3 (17.65%) WCF
7 3 (17.65%) WPF
7 3 (17.65%) WF
7 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET
8 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Kindle
2 1 (5.88%) NHS
2 1 (5.88%) DTV
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) OO
2 5 (29.41%) Document Management
3 4 (23.53%) OOP
3 4 (23.53%) Workflow
4 3 (17.65%) UML
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 3 (17.65%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
6 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) JavaScript
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSD
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCPD
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Lotus
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Nintex