Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for CAML skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CAML over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Collaborative Application Markup Language (CAML)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 878 884 878
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -18
Contract jobs citing CAML 11 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.002% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.006% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 18
UK median daily rate £425 £300 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -28.14% +7.74%
10th Percentile £333 £275 £325
90th Percentile £473 £325 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 - £418
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CAML is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32706 32101 32482
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.04% 30.38% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23099 22264 22271
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 373 368 548
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.10 £14.09 £15.03
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +10.81% -1.33% +10.29%

CAML
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CAML as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CAML in the UK

CAML
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CAML.

Contractor daily rate trend for CAML in the UK

CAML
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CAML over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CAML in the UK

CAML
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAML.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CAML in the UK

CAML
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CAML within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +51 11 £425 +41.67%
London -2 6 £438 +45.83%
UK excluding London +38 5 £375 -
East of England - 4 - -
North East - 1 £375 -
North of England - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CAML also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for CAML.

1 11 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 10 (90.91%) CSS
3 9 (81.82%) XML
4 8 (72.73%) HTML
5 6 (54.55%) C#
5 6 (54.55%) .NET
5 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
5 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 5 (45.45%) Workflow
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) Web Services
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) WCF
7 4 (36.36%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (27.27%) Workflow Development
8 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (27.27%) QlikView
8 3 (27.27%) JSON
8 3 (27.27%) QA
8 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (27.27%) RESTful
8 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (27.27%) CRM
8 3 (27.27%) XSL

CAML
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Qlik Sense
2 3 (27.27%) QlikView
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Team Leader
3 3 (27.27%) CRM Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Designer
4 2 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (9.09%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Designer
5 1 (9.09%) UI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) UX Designer
5 1 (9.09%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) CSS
2 9 (81.82%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) HTML
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) WCF
6 4 (36.36%) Web Services
7 3 (27.27%) JSON
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful
7 3 (27.27%) XSL
8 2 (18.18%) REST
9 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
9 1 (9.09%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) CRM
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow Development
3 2 (18.18%) Front End Development
3 2 (18.18%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Business Activity Monitoring
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) OO
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 6 (54.55%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Nintex