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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 609 600 590
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing CAML 21 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.028% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £348 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -2.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £330 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £348 £315
% change year-on-year
+22.30% +10.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £46.25 -
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
16432 15759 15480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.15% 27.87% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11190 10009 9954
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 296 215 266
Average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 7 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 3 September 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 -1 21 £425 +17.24%
North West - 13 £375 -
Blackpool - 13 £375 -
Lancashire - 13 £375 -
Yorkshire - 8 £425 -
Leeds - 8 £425 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £425 -

CAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 32 (96.97%) .NET
3 31 (93.94%) C#
4 30 (90.91%) ASP.NET
5 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
6 28 (84.85%) CSS
7 24 (72.73%) HTML
7 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
8 23 (69.70%) PowerShell
9 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 20 (60.61%) FQL
9 20 (60.61%) VB
9 20 (60.61%) Java
10 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (54.55%) TDD
11 18 (54.55%) jQuery
12 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
14 13 (39.39%) Internet
14 13 (39.39%) UNIX
14 13 (39.39%) Linux
15 12 (36.36%) Web Services
15 12 (36.36%) Mac OS X
16 11 (33.33%) HTML5
16 11 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
16 11 (33.33%) Subversion
17 10 (30.30%) HTTP
17 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
18 9 (27.27%) Data Management
18 9 (27.27%) XML

CAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 11 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 8 (24.24%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (15.15%) IIS
5 4 (12.12%) Apache
5 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) GitHub
2 3 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) Internet
2 10 (30.30%) HTTP
3 4 (12.12%) SMTP
4 2 (6.06%) LDAP
4 2 (6.06%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (60.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (27.27%) MongoDB
4 8 (24.24%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (12.12%) MySQL
5 4 (12.12%) SQLite
6 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
7 1 (3.03%) Neo4j
7 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Git (software)
2 11 (33.33%) Subversion
3 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
4 8 (24.24%) Eclipse
4 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
5 4 (12.12%) JUnit
5 4 (12.12%) PHPUnit
5 4 (12.12%) Hudson
5 4 (12.12%) IntelliJ
5 4 (12.12%) NUnit
5 4 (12.12%) Maven
6 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (96.97%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) SharePoint Developer
3 10 (30.30%) Java Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Programmer
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) .NET
2 30 (90.91%) ASP.NET
3 28 (84.85%) CSS
4 24 (72.73%) HTML
5 18 (54.55%) jQuery
6 12 (36.36%) Web Services
7 11 (33.33%) HTML5
8 9 (27.27%) REST
8 9 (27.27%) XML
9 6 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 5 (15.15%) WCF
10 5 (15.15%) XSLT
10 5 (15.15%) DHTML
11 4 (12.12%) J2EE
11 4 (12.12%) SOAP
11 4 (12.12%) Spring
11 4 (12.12%) Ruby on Rails
11 4 (12.12%) Django
12 2 (6.06%) AngularJS
12 2 (6.06%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) W3C
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) UNIX
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 12 (36.36%) Mac OS X
3 5 (15.15%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) TDD
3 9 (27.27%) Data Management
4 8 (24.24%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (21.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 7 (21.21%) Web Design
6 4 (12.12%) Workflow
6 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
6 4 (12.12%) ITIL
6 4 (12.12%) BDD
6 4 (12.12%) Change Control
7 3 (9.09%) Document Management
8 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
8 2 (6.06%) OO
8 2 (6.06%) Content Management
9 1 (3.03%) CRM
9 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
9 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.03%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (93.94%) C#
2 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
3 23 (69.70%) PowerShell
4 20 (60.61%) FQL
4 20 (60.61%) VB
4 20 (60.61%) Java
5 8 (24.24%) VB.NET
6 6 (18.18%) SQL
7 4 (12.12%) VBScript
7 4 (12.12%) PHP
7 4 (12.12%) C
7 4 (12.12%) C++
7 4 (12.12%) VBA
7 4 (12.12%) Python
7 4 (12.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft