The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 445 390 459
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +69
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 145 168 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.50% 1.95% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 117 66
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - -
Adobe CQ
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9652 8627 8868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.23% 18.02% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6185 5361 5086
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 335 367 439
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.31 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
London +17 125 £450 +9.09% 14
East of England -23 9 £425 +47.82% 1
South East -33 6 £315 -21.25% 4
South West - - - -
North East - - - -
South Coast - - - -
Adobe CQ
UK

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 197 (66.33%) Adobe
2 169 (56.90%) Java
3 93 (31.31%) JavaScript
3 93 (31.31%) HTML
4 88 (29.63%) CMS
4 88 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
5 86 (28.96%) CSS
6 62 (20.88%) E-Commerce
7 54 (18.18%) Finance
8 51 (17.17%) Content Management
9 46 (15.49%) J2EE
10 45 (15.15%) Linux
11 44 (14.81%) XML
11 44 (14.81%) TDD
11 44 (14.81%) HTML5
12 43 (14.48%) Spring
13 38 (12.79%) Retail
14 37 (12.46%) Marketing
15 36 (12.12%) Scrum
15 36 (12.12%) MVC
15 36 (12.12%) jQuery
16 33 (11.11%) Subversion
17 32 (10.77%) Degree
18 31 (10.44%) OO
18 31 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
18 31 (10.44%) CSS3
19 28 (9.43%) SOA
19 28 (9.43%) Maven
20 27 (9.09%) Hibernate
21 26 (8.75%) JUnit

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 88 (29.63%) CMS
2 23 (7.74%) Apache
3 18 (6.06%) Tomcat
4 17 (5.72%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.71%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (3.70%) IIS
7 10 (3.37%) IBM HTTP Server
7 10 (3.37%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (3.37%) Node.js
8 9 (3.03%) Liferay
9 8 (2.69%) Apache Solr
9 8 (2.69%) WebLogic
10 6 (2.02%) Magnolia
10 6 (2.02%) Alfresco
11 5 (1.68%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.35%) SharePoint
12 4 (1.35%) Documentum
12 4 (1.35%) TeamSite
12 4 (1.35%) JBoss
12 4 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) InDesign
2 1 (0.34%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (4.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.35%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.67%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.34%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.67%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.39%) HTTP
2 13 (4.38%) Internet
3 11 (3.70%) DNS
4 10 (3.37%) SSL
5 6 (2.02%) Intranet
6 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.72%) MySQL
2 14 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 8 (2.69%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.36%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.36%) InterSystems Cache
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (1.35%) Jackrabbit
6 4 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.35%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.01%) DB2
8 1 (0.34%) IDOL
8 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 33 (11.11%) Subversion
2 28 (9.43%) Maven
3 26 (8.75%) JUnit
3 26 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 21 (7.07%) TeamCity
5 19 (6.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (6.40%) Mockito
5 19 (6.40%) Hudson
6 15 (5.05%) Cucumber
6 15 (5.05%) Selenium
6 15 (5.05%) JBehave
7 13 (4.38%) Jenkins
8 12 (4.04%) WebDriver
9 11 (3.70%) Ant
10 10 (3.37%) Introscope
11 9 (3.03%) Eclipse
12 7 (2.36%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.68%) Log4j
13 5 (1.68%) JIRA
14 4 (1.35%) Jasmine
General
1 54 (18.18%) Finance
2 38 (12.79%) Retail
3 37 (12.46%) Marketing
4 24 (8.08%) Banking
5 9 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 7 (2.36%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.36%) Automotive
7 6 (2.02%) Legal
7 6 (2.02%) Retail Banking
7 6 (2.02%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.35%) Advertising
9 3 (1.01%) Publishing
9 3 (1.01%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Games
11 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.34%) Front Office
11 1 (0.34%) German Language
Job Titles
1 176 (59.26%) Developer
2 46 (15.49%) Java Developer
3 39 (13.13%) Architect
4 26 (8.75%) Analyst
5 19 (6.40%) Business Analyst
6 17 (5.72%) Web Developer
7 14 (4.71%) Consultant
8 12 (4.04%) Technical Architect
9 11 (3.70%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.70%) Administrator
10 10 (3.37%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 7 (2.36%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (2.02%) Project Manager
12 6 (2.02%) Technical Leader
12 6 (2.02%) JavaScript Developer
13 5 (1.68%) Web Architect
13 5 (1.68%) Senior Java Developer
13 5 (1.68%) Server Administrator
13 5 (1.68%) WebSphere Administrator
13 5 (1.68%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (31.31%) HTML
2 86 (28.96%) CSS
3 46 (15.49%) J2EE
4 44 (14.81%) XML
4 44 (14.81%) HTML5
5 43 (14.48%) Spring
6 36 (12.12%) jQuery
7 31 (10.44%) CSS3
8 27 (9.09%) Hibernate
9 26 (8.75%) AngularJS
10 23 (7.74%) Web Services
10 23 (7.74%) XHTML
11 21 (7.07%) SOAP
11 21 (7.07%) RESTful
12 20 (6.73%) JSP
12 20 (6.73%) Ajax
13 19 (6.40%) Spring MVC
14 17 (5.72%) OSGi
15 14 (4.71%) REST
15 14 (4.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (4.38%) User Experience
2 8 (2.69%) Mobile App
3 7 (2.36%) New Media
4 6 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.68%) Web 2.0
5 5 (1.68%) Copywriting
6 4 (1.35%) EPoS
6 4 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.35%) PKI
6 4 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.35%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.01%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.01%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.01%) Social Media
8 2 (0.67%) Learning Management System
8 2 (0.67%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.34%) Equities
9 1 (0.34%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.15%) Linux
2 18 (6.06%) UNIX
3 9 (3.03%) Windows
4 7 (2.36%) Android
4 7 (2.36%) Solaris
4 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.88%) E-Commerce
3 51 (17.17%) Content Management
4 44 (14.81%) TDD
5 36 (12.12%) Scrum
5 36 (12.12%) MVC
6 31 (10.44%) OO
6 31 (10.44%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (9.43%) SOA
8 24 (8.08%) BDD
9 15 (5.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 15 (5.05%) Analytics
9 15 (5.05%) Web Design
10 14 (4.71%) ITIL
11 13 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.04%) Migration
13 11 (3.70%) Project Management
13 11 (3.70%) DevOps
14 10 (3.37%) Web Development
14 10 (3.37%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 169 (56.90%) Java
2 93 (31.31%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.73%) SQL
4 12 (4.04%) Perl
4 12 (4.04%) Shell Script
5 11 (3.70%) Python
6 10 (3.37%) Jython
7 8 (2.69%) XPath
8 4 (1.35%) PHP
9 3 (1.01%) C#
9 3 (1.01%) Scala
10 2 (0.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.67%) Ruby
10 2 (0.67%) C
10 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.34%) FQL
11 1 (0.34%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 32 (10.77%) Degree
2 7 (2.36%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.01%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.67%) ISEB
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.01%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) CA SiteMinder
1 4 (1.35%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.67%) Puppet
2 2 (0.67%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.67%) Nagios
2 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 197 (66.33%) Adobe
2 23 (7.74%) Oracle
3 22 (7.41%) hybris
4 19 (6.40%) IBM
5 16 (5.39%) FatWire
6 14 (4.71%) SAP
6 14 (4.71%) ATG
7 13 (4.38%) Sitecore
8 7 (2.36%) Interwoven
9 5 (1.68%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.68%) Sun
9 5 (1.68%) Google
9 5 (1.68%) EPiServer
10 4 (1.35%) BEA
10 4 (1.35%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.35%) Endeca
11 2 (0.67%) Facebook
11 2 (0.67%) Twitter
11 2 (0.67%) EMC
12 1 (0.34%) Thunderhead
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