The first table below looks at the demand for Adobe CQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe CQ over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Hertfordshire 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 59 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.45% 0.16% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.42% 0.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £494 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+64.58% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
124 114 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 18.48% 18.63% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 81
Average daily rate £350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £26.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.60 £12.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £26.00 £33.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £19.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.38% -2.50%
Adobe CQ
East of England

Adobe CQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Adobe CQ Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Subversion
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Maven
2 3 (60.00%) XMLBeans
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Web 2.0
2 3 (60.00%) Log4j
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Interwoven
2 3 (60.00%) Internet

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (60.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) MySQL
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Maven
1 3 (60.00%) Log4j
1 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (60.00%) Ant
1 3 (60.00%) JUnit
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 5 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) XMLBeans
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) JMS
2 3 (60.00%) XSLT
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Servlets
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) HPUX
2 3 (60.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 5 (100.00%) Content Management
2 3 (60.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) XPath
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Sun Certification
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Interwoven
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) Sun