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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 583 638 629
Rank change year-on-year +55 -9  
Contract jobs citing CAML 4 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.026% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.093% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 7
Median daily rate - £669 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +98.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 £344
% change year-on-year - +45.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

CAML is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14838 15088 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.06% 28.44% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10253 10630 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

CAML
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CAML as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 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 3 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +37 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 - -
East of England - 4 - -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) XSL
2 4 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Tableau
3 1 (20.00%) Nintex
3 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 4 (80.00%) CRM Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) jQuery
2 4 (80.00%) JSON
2 4 (80.00%) RESTful
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) XSL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Content Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Nintex
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau