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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 602 580 564
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -16
Contract jobs citing CAML 10 6 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.011% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.039% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 15
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£348 £394 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.74% +15.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £344 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £505 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
15650 15213 15616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.17% 28.83% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10137 9787 9367
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 266 374
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 £17.75 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £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 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 19 September 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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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 -7 7 £363 -7.93% 1
East of England - - - -
Bedford - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1

CAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 23 (95.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 22 (91.67%) .NET
4 19 (79.17%) Web Services
5 16 (66.67%) XSLT
6 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
7 14 (58.33%) HTML
7 14 (58.33%) XML
7 14 (58.33%) CSS
8 12 (50.00%) OO
9 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
9 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
10 9 (37.50%) jQuery
11 8 (33.33%) WCF
12 7 (29.17%) Finance
12 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (25.00%) Intranet
13 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
14 5 (20.83%) Document Management
14 5 (20.83%) Silverlight
14 5 (20.83%) Ajax
15 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (16.67%) Workflow
15 4 (16.67%) IBM Notes
15 4 (16.67%) OOP
15 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
15 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 4 (16.67%) Lotus

CAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 23 (95.83%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (29.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (16.67%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Developer
1 23 (95.83%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (8.33%) Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Consultant
2 2 (8.33%) Systems Developer
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) .NET
2 19 (79.17%) Web Services
3 16 (66.67%) XSLT
4 14 (58.33%) HTML
4 14 (58.33%) XML
4 14 (58.33%) CSS
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (37.50%) jQuery
7 8 (33.33%) WCF
8 5 (20.83%) Silverlight
8 5 (20.83%) Ajax
9 3 (12.50%) ADO.NET
9 3 (12.50%) WPF
9 3 (12.50%) WF
10 2 (8.33%) .NET Framework
10 2 (8.33%) XSL
11 1 (4.17%) REST
11 1 (4.17%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Kindle
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) DTV
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) OO
2 5 (20.83%) Document Management
3 4 (16.67%) Workflow
3 4 (16.67%) OOP
4 3 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (12.50%) UML
4 3 (12.50%) Content Management
4 3 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (4.17%) Information Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
3 1 (4.17%) MCSD
3 1 (4.17%) MCPD
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.67%) Lotus
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards