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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 621 598 586
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing CAML 5 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.027% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.10% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 1
Average daily rate £455 £425 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.05% -22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-17.27% -
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -12 5 £455 +7.05% 3
North East -15 4 £455 -17.27%
Tyne and Wear -25 3 £455 -17.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 3 £455 -17.27%
North West - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 - -

CAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) Java
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) VB
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
1 29 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 29 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 29 (100.00%) FQL
2 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (86.21%) TDD
3 22 (75.86%) jQuery
3 22 (75.86%) HTML
4 21 (72.41%) Internet
4 21 (72.41%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (65.52%) Linux
5 19 (65.52%) Unix
6 18 (62.07%) Mac OS X
6 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
7 17 (58.62%) HTML5
8 16 (55.17%) Data Management
9 14 (48.28%) Subversion
10 13 (44.83%) HTTP
11 11 (37.93%) Web Services
12 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
12 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (31.03%) Jenkins

CAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (20.69%) Apache
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (72.41%) Internet
2 13 (44.83%) HTTP
3 6 (20.69%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 29 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (31.03%) MongoDB
3 8 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (17.24%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) SQLite
5 1 (3.45%) Neo4j
5 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Git (software)
2 14 (48.28%) Subversion
3 9 (31.03%) Eclipse
3 9 (31.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (20.69%) JUnit
4 6 (20.69%) NUnit
4 6 (20.69%) PHPUnit
4 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.34%) Hudson
5 3 (10.34%) IntelliJ
5 3 (10.34%) Maven
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) Java Developer
3 17 (58.62%) Digital Developer
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Angular Developer
4 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.90%) HTML Developer
4 2 (6.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (6.90%) VB Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
1 29 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 22 (75.86%) HTML
2 22 (75.86%) jQuery
3 17 (58.62%) HTML5
4 11 (37.93%) Web Services
5 5 (17.24%) Django
5 5 (17.24%) LAMP
5 5 (17.24%) LAPP Stack
5 5 (17.24%) REST
5 5 (17.24%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (10.34%) .NET Framework
6 3 (10.34%) J2EE
6 3 (10.34%) SOAP
6 3 (10.34%) Spring
7 2 (6.90%) AngularJS
7 2 (6.90%) RESTful
8 1 (3.45%) CSS3
8 1 (3.45%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (72.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 19 (65.52%) Linux
1 19 (65.52%) Unix
2 18 (62.07%) Mac OS X
3 6 (20.69%) Windows
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (86.21%) TDD
2 16 (55.17%) Data Management
3 9 (31.03%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (27.59%) Responsive Web Design
4 8 (27.59%) Web Design
5 6 (20.69%) Automated Testing
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
7 4 (13.79%) BDD
7 4 (13.79%) Change Control
8 1 (3.45%) Coaching
8 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
1 29 (100.00%) FQL
1 29 (100.00%) Java
1 29 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 29 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 29 (100.00%) VB
2 5 (17.24%) C
2 5 (17.24%) C++
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
2 5 (17.24%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) Ruby
2 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
2 5 (17.24%) VBA
2 5 (17.24%) VBScript
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
1 6 (20.69%) BitLocker
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow