The first table below looks at the demand for Adobe CQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe CQ over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the England region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 440 403 529
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +126
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 117 119 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.28% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% 1.57% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 72 31
Average daily rate £450 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £226 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £495 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -56.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8844 7556 9097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.50% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5463 4337 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 391 415
Average hourly rate £18.10 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Adobe CQ
UK

Adobe CQ
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe CQ across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Adobe CQ Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe CQ
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe CQ across the England region.

Adobe CQ Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe CQ
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe CQ across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Adobe CQ Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe CQ
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe CQ across the England region.

Adobe CQ Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe CQ
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe CQ within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -24 99 £450 +20.00% 29
South East -25 8 £400 -8.57% 1
North West -13 6 £285 -47.22%
South West - 3 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Adobe CQ
UK

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe CQ 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 Adobe CQ.

1 171 (68.13%) Adobe
2 154 (61.35%) Java
3 108 (43.03%) CMS
4 93 (37.05%) HTML
5 85 (33.86%) JavaScript
6 83 (33.07%) CSS
7 52 (20.72%) jQuery
8 50 (19.92%) J2EE
9 47 (18.73%) HTML5
10 46 (18.33%) Ajax
11 44 (17.53%) TDD
11 44 (17.53%) XML
12 43 (17.13%) Content Management
13 40 (15.94%) .NET
14 39 (15.54%) Finance
14 39 (15.54%) Marketing
15 38 (15.14%) Degree
16 35 (13.94%) Hibernate
17 34 (13.55%) Spring
18 32 (12.75%) CSS3
18 32 (12.75%) Git (software)
19 30 (11.95%) OSGi
19 30 (11.95%) Scrum
19 30 (11.95%) JSP
20 27 (10.76%) Web Services
20 27 (10.76%) SEO
20 27 (10.76%) Subversion
21 26 (10.36%) Web Development
21 26 (10.36%) JSON
22 25 (9.96%) Agile Software Development

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe CQ 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 Adobe CQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 108 (43.03%) CMS
2 19 (7.57%) Tomcat
2 19 (7.57%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.77%) WebLogic
3 17 (6.77%) Magnolia
4 12 (4.78%) MQSeries
5 11 (4.38%) Escenic
6 10 (3.98%) SharePoint
6 10 (3.98%) Apache
7 9 (3.59%) Apache Solr
8 6 (2.39%) Drupal
9 5 (1.99%) WebLogic Portal
9 5 (1.99%) Mule
9 5 (1.99%) WordPress
9 5 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (1.59%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.20%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.20%) nginx
11 3 (1.20%) Liferay
12 2 (0.80%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Photoshop
1 4 (1.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.80%) Mingle
2 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.79%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.59%) SiteCatalyst
3 3 (1.20%) Tridion
4 2 (0.80%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.78%) HTTP
2 7 (2.79%) Internet
3 5 (1.99%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.80%) DNS
4 2 (0.80%) SSL
4 2 (0.80%) LDAP
5 1 (0.40%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.56%) MySQL
2 16 (6.37%) SQL Server
3 12 (4.78%) MongoDB
4 11 (4.38%) Hadoop
4 11 (4.38%) Big Data
5 8 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.19%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.99%) Jackrabbit
6 5 (1.99%) DB2
7 3 (1.20%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 32 (12.75%) Git (software)
2 27 (10.76%) Subversion
3 16 (6.37%) JUnit
4 12 (4.78%) Cucumber
5 11 (4.38%) Hudson
5 11 (4.38%) Maven
5 11 (4.38%) Selenium
5 11 (4.38%) WebDriver
6 10 (3.98%) Mockito
6 10 (3.98%) JBehave
7 9 (3.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (3.59%) TeamCity
7 9 (3.59%) Ant
8 7 (2.79%) JIRA
9 5 (1.99%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.80%) Toad
11 2 (0.80%) TestDirector
11 2 (0.80%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.80%) CruiseControl
General
1 39 (15.54%) Finance
1 39 (15.54%) Marketing
2 18 (7.17%) Retail
3 17 (6.77%) Banking
4 14 (5.58%) Automotive
5 13 (5.18%) Publishing
6 11 (4.38%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.59%) Advertising
8 3 (1.20%) Legal
9 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.80%) French Language
10 1 (0.40%) German Language
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 146 (58.17%) Developer
2 53 (21.12%) Java Developer
3 23 (9.16%) Senior Developer
4 20 (7.97%) Analyst
4 20 (7.97%) Architect
5 19 (7.57%) Front-End Developer
6 15 (5.98%) Senior Java Developer
7 14 (5.58%) Consultant
8 13 (5.18%) Copywriter
9 11 (4.38%) Senior Java Programmer
9 11 (4.38%) Developer Analyst
9 11 (4.38%) Java Programmer
9 11 (4.38%) Senior Programmer
9 11 (4.38%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (4.38%) Programmer
10 9 (3.59%) Web Developer
11 8 (3.19%) Technical Architect
12 6 (2.39%) Web Producer
13 5 (1.99%) Technical Leader
13 5 (1.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (37.05%) HTML
2 83 (33.07%) CSS
3 52 (20.72%) jQuery
4 50 (19.92%) J2EE
5 47 (18.73%) HTML5
6 46 (18.33%) Ajax
7 44 (17.53%) XML
8 40 (15.94%) .NET
9 35 (13.94%) Hibernate
10 34 (13.55%) Spring
11 32 (12.75%) CSS3
12 30 (11.95%) OSGi
12 30 (11.95%) JSP
13 27 (10.76%) Web Services
14 26 (10.36%) JSON
15 24 (9.56%) RESTful
16 15 (5.98%) REST
16 15 (5.98%) Java RMI
17 14 (5.58%) JSR 170
17 14 (5.58%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.38%) Copywriting
2 10 (3.98%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.59%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (2.79%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.79%) Social Media
5 6 (2.39%) Online Banking
6 5 (1.99%) PKI
6 5 (1.99%) Arduino
6 5 (1.99%) Digital Media
7 4 (1.59%) Open Source
8 3 (1.20%) Web 2.0
8 3 (1.20%) Statistics
8 3 (1.20%) Taxonomies
9 2 (0.80%) FMCG
10 1 (0.40%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.40%) Life Science
10 1 (0.40%) Replication
10 1 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.40%) New Media
10 1 (0.40%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.37%) Linux
2 9 (3.59%) Apple iOS
3 7 (2.79%) UNIX
4 4 (1.59%) Android
5 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.40%) HPUX
6 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (17.53%) TDD
2 43 (17.13%) Content Management
3 30 (11.95%) Scrum
4 27 (10.76%) SEO
5 26 (10.36%) Web Development
6 25 (9.96%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (9.16%) BDD
9 22 (8.76%) E-Commerce
10 20 (7.97%) Migration
11 19 (7.57%) Project Management
12 18 (7.17%) OO
12 18 (7.17%) Digital Marketing
13 17 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 17 (6.77%) SOA
14 16 (6.37%) Configuration Management
14 16 (6.37%) Analytics
15 14 (5.58%) OOP
16 13 (5.18%) RUP
17 12 (4.78%) UML
Programming Languages
1 154 (61.35%) Java
2 85 (33.86%) JavaScript
3 24 (9.56%) C#
4 17 (6.77%) SQL
5 14 (5.58%) PHP
6 11 (4.38%) Scala
7 10 (3.98%) Ruby
8 7 (2.79%) Python
9 5 (1.99%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.20%) C
11 2 (0.80%) VBScript
11 2 (0.80%) VB
11 2 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.40%) XPath
12 1 (0.40%) Groovy
12 1 (0.40%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 38 (15.14%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) ISEB
3 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.37%) QA
2 2 (0.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.40%) Dublin Core
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) CA SiteMinder
1 5 (1.99%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Plesk
Vendors
1 171 (68.13%) Adobe
2 21 (8.37%) Oracle
3 16 (6.37%) JBoss
4 9 (3.59%) BEA
4 9 (3.59%) Endeca
5 7 (2.79%) JD Edwards
5 7 (2.79%) ATG
5 7 (2.79%) SAP
5 7 (2.79%) Microsoft
5 7 (2.79%) Interwoven
6 6 (2.39%) IBM
7 5 (1.99%) FatWire
7 5 (1.99%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.99%) Facebook
8 4 (1.59%) hybris
9 3 (1.20%) EPiServer
10 2 (0.80%) HP
11 1 (0.40%) Sun
11 1 (0.40%) Ektron
11 1 (0.40%) Thunderhead
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