The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe CQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe CQ over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 55 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.00% 1.22% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.39% 6.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£463 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Adobe CQ
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
114 98 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.80% 19.92% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 37 34
Average daily rate £413 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £177 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 10
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £28.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -39.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £20.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

Adobe CQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Adobe CQ Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Adobe CQ
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Adobe CQ Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 4 (80.00%) FatWire
3 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) WebCenter
4 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
4 2 (40.00%) Content Management
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (40.00%) Use Case
4 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (40.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) UNIX
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Solaris
4 2 (40.00%) Linux

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (80.00%) CMS
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
1 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) CMS Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) WebCenter
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Ajax
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) TopLink
4 1 (20.00%) JSP
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) JAX-WS
4 1 (20.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Solaris
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Android
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Validation
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) RUP
3 2 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Use Case
3 2 (40.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
4 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Android Development
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) FQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 4 (80.00%) FatWire
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
5 1 (20.00%) Vignette
5 1 (20.00%) Facebook
5 1 (20.00%) Twitter