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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 556 556 508
Rank change year-on-year
0 -48
Contract jobs citing CAML 15 3 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.006% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.023% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 15
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £550 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 - £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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 8 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 29 January 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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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 -6 15 £425 -22.72%
London +26 14 £425 -22.72%
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Leeds - - - -

CAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (100.00%) C#
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
1 25 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (72.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) XML
3 17 (68.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 15 (60.00%) CSS
5 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
7 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (40.00%) HTML
9 10 (40.00%) jQuery
9 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (36.00%) SQL
11 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
11 8 (32.00%) Ajax
11 8 (32.00%) WCF
12 7 (28.00%) IIS
12 7 (28.00%) Analytics
13 6 (24.00%) Information Governance
13 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (24.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
13 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (24.00%) OO
13 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
13 6 (24.00%) MVC

CAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 25 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 17 (68.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (28.00%) IIS
4 6 (24.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (4.00%) CMS
6 1 (4.00%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) InfoPath
1 3 (12.00%) MS Office
2 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Visual Studio
2 10 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (24.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (8.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (4.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 22 (88.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Designer
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Designer
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (72.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) ASP.NET
3 17 (68.00%) XML
4 15 (60.00%) CSS
5 10 (40.00%) HTML
5 10 (40.00%) jQuery
6 8 (32.00%) Ajax
6 8 (32.00%) WCF
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (20.00%) XSLT
9 2 (8.00%) XSL
9 2 (8.00%) LINQ
9 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
10 1 (4.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 1 (4.00%) XHTML
10 1 (4.00%) XSD
10 1 (4.00%) ADO.NET
10 1 (4.00%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) Analytics
4 6 (24.00%) Information Governance
4 6 (24.00%) OO
4 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Refactoring
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Process Management
7 1 (4.00%) Workflow
7 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.00%) ERP
7 1 (4.00%) SOA
7 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.00%) OOP
7 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C#
2 14 (56.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) GxP
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Nintex