The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 582 599 550
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -49
Contract jobs citing CAML 12 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.002% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.081% 0.007% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 6
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£338 - £368
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 - £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14860 15075 13098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.67% 27.30% 27.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9628 9762 8191
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 221 356
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CAML within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CAML Daily Rate Histogram 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 12 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 24 April 2015. 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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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 +10 12 £338 - 1
London - 5 £288 -
Leeds - 3 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Yorkshire - 3 £350 -
Wiltshire - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 - -
Salisbury - 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Paddington - 1 £375 -
City of London - 1 £275 -

CAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) .NET
1 27 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 26 (96.30%) C#
3 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET
4 19 (70.37%) XML
5 18 (66.67%) CSS
5 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
6 17 (62.96%) Visual Studio
7 16 (59.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (55.56%) Web Services
9 13 (48.15%) HTML
9 13 (48.15%) jQuery
10 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
10 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (40.74%) SQL
12 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
13 8 (29.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (29.63%) XSLT
13 8 (29.63%) Ajax
14 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
14 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
14 7 (25.93%) IIS
15 6 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (22.22%) MVC
15 6 (22.22%) Information Governance
15 6 (22.22%) WCF
15 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (18.52%) PowerShell

CAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (59.26%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (29.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (25.93%) IIS
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) InfoPath
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Intranet
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) QlikView
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Visual Studio
2 12 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (7.41%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (88.89%) Developer
2 23 (85.19%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Consultant
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Web Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (88.89%) ASP.NET
3 19 (70.37%) XML
4 18 (66.67%) CSS
5 15 (55.56%) Web Services
6 13 (48.15%) HTML
6 13 (48.15%) jQuery
7 8 (29.63%) XSLT
7 8 (29.63%) Ajax
8 6 (22.22%) WCF
8 6 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (18.52%) DHTML
10 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
11 3 (11.11%) XHTML
11 3 (11.11%) REST
12 2 (7.41%) LINQ
13 1 (3.70%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
13 1 (3.70%) XSD
13 1 (3.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
2 2 (7.41%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 6 (22.22%) MVC
3 6 (22.22%) Information Governance
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) Analytics
4 5 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (14.81%) Document Management
5 4 (14.81%) Workflow
6 3 (11.11%) Content Management
6 3 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.70%) Process Management
8 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.70%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
8 1 (3.70%) SOA
8 1 (3.70%) CRM
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) C#
2 18 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
5 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GxP
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) Nintex