The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe CQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe CQ over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 128 131 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.28% 0.034% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.83% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
492 516 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 15.47% 17.44% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 238 376
Average daily rate £340 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 56 63
Average hourly rate £16.84 £18.03 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.60% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.54 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.17 £34.60 £39.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

Adobe CQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Adobe CQ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Adobe CQ
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Adobe CQ Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Adobe
3 14 (51.85%) Java
3 14 (51.85%) Marketing
4 10 (37.04%) MVC
5 9 (33.33%) Maven
5 9 (33.33%) RESTful
5 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 8 (29.63%) OSGi
7 7 (25.93%) DevOps
7 7 (25.93%) Scrum
7 7 (25.93%) .NET
8 6 (22.22%) Struts
8 6 (22.22%) Finance
8 6 (22.22%) CMS
8 6 (22.22%) Spring
9 5 (18.52%) JSF
9 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
9 5 (18.52%) TDD
9 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
9 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 5 (18.52%) LAMP
9 5 (18.52%) XML
9 5 (18.52%) UML
9 5 (18.52%) OOP
9 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (18.52%) OO
9 5 (18.52%) JBoss

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 6 (22.22%) CMS
2 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 5 (18.52%) Tomcat
2 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
2 5 (18.52%) Escenic
3 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) Big Data
1 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
1 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
1 5 (18.52%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 9 (33.33%) Maven
1 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (51.85%) Marketing
2 6 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (44.44%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Java Programmer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Leader
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) RESTful
1 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 8 (29.63%) OSGi
3 7 (25.93%) .NET
4 6 (22.22%) Struts
4 6 (22.22%) Spring
5 5 (18.52%) JSF
5 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 5 (18.52%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (18.52%) LAMP
5 5 (18.52%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) J2EE
5 5 (18.52%) EJB
5 5 (18.52%) CSS
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) Java RMI
5 5 (18.52%) CSS3
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Web 2.0
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
1 2 (7.41%) User Experience
1 2 (7.41%) Social Media
2 1 (3.70%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 7 (25.93%) DevOps
3 7 (25.93%) Scrum
4 5 (18.52%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) UML
4 5 (18.52%) OOP
4 5 (18.52%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (18.52%) OO
4 5 (18.52%) RUP
4 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
4 5 (18.52%) OOD
4 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
4 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 3 (11.11%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Content Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) RAD
6 2 (7.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (18.52%) C#
2 5 (18.52%) Scala
3 2 (7.41%) VBScript
3 2 (7.41%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Adobe
2 5 (18.52%) JBoss
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Interwoven
3 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
4 1 (3.70%) FatWire