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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
Rank 572 571 540
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Contract jobs citing CAML 14 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.010% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% 0.035% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 14
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£425 £475 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +31.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £400 £386
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +3.55%
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
14772 14272 13910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.70% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10119 9132 8723
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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 193 301 365
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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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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 -21 14 £425 -10.52% 2
London +25 13 £425 -22.72% 2
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Leeds - - - -

CAML
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 26 (100.00%) C#
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
1 26 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (69.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
3 17 (65.38%) Web Services
4 16 (61.54%) XML
5 15 (57.69%) CSS
6 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
7 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
9 10 (38.46%) HTML
10 9 (34.62%) jQuery
10 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (30.77%) SQL
11 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
11 8 (30.77%) Ajax
11 8 (30.77%) WCF
12 7 (26.92%) IIS
12 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (26.92%) Analytics
12 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
13 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
13 6 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (23.08%) OO
13 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
13 6 (23.08%) MVC
13 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure

CAML
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 26 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 18 (69.23%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (26.92%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (26.92%) IIS
4 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.85%) CMS
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Office
1 3 (11.54%) InfoPath
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (34.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (23.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (7.69%) MSBuild
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (92.31%) Developer
2 23 (88.46%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Designer
4 3 (11.54%) SharePoint Designer
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Senior SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (65.38%) ASP.NET
2 17 (65.38%) Web Services
3 16 (61.54%) XML
4 15 (57.69%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) jQuery
7 8 (30.77%) WCF
7 8 (30.77%) Ajax
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (15.38%) XSLT
10 2 (7.69%) LINQ
10 2 (7.69%) XSL
11 1 (3.85%) REST
11 1 (3.85%) XHTML
11 1 (3.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
11 1 (3.85%) DHTML
11 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET
11 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) DTV
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Analytics
3 7 (26.92%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (23.08%) MVC
4 6 (23.08%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) Information Governance
5 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
6 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.85%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.85%) Information Architecture
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) ERP
7 1 (3.85%) SOA
7 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.85%) OOP
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) JD Edwards