The table below looks at the statistics for Adobe CQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe CQ over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 238 225 194
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -31
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 26 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.49% 0.98% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 14
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£375 £350 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +8.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +24.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Adobe CQ
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1740 1527 1284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 17.74% 17.12% 16.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 786 659
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £203 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 83 101
Average hourly rate £17.75 £16.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £37.50 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.73 £19.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-11.97% +1.71%

Adobe CQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Adobe CQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Adobe CQ
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Adobe CQ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Adobe CQ
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe CQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Adobe CQ Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Adobe CQ
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
Buckinghamshire +3 16 £320 +28.00%
Berkshire +10 10 £378 +25.83%
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Adobe CQ
England

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 34 (91.89%) Adobe
2 20 (54.05%) HTML
2 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 20 (54.05%) CSS
2 20 (54.05%) HTML5
2 20 (54.05%) CSS3
3 15 (40.54%) CMS
3 15 (40.54%) Content Management
4 12 (32.43%) jQuery
5 11 (29.73%) Backbone.js
5 11 (29.73%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) OOP
6 10 (27.03%) W3C
6 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
7 9 (24.32%) Marketing
7 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (24.32%) Sass
7 9 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (24.32%) Photoshop
8 8 (21.62%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) Linux
9 7 (18.92%) HTTP
9 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
10 6 (16.22%) J2EE
10 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 6 (16.22%) Python
10 6 (16.22%) Apache
10 6 (16.22%) DNS
10 6 (16.22%) SSL

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 15 (40.54%) CMS
2 10 (27.03%) WebSphere
3 7 (18.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (16.22%) Apache
4 6 (16.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (5.41%) Umbraco
5 2 (5.41%) Kentico
6 1 (2.70%) Confluence
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Photoshop
2 3 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Fredhopper
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
2 6 (16.22%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) SSL
3 1 (2.70%) X.500
3 1 (2.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Introscope
2 1 (2.70%) Grunt
General
1 9 (24.32%) Marketing
2 6 (16.22%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Publishing
4 1 (2.70%) Automotive
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
2 13 (35.14%) Front-End Developer
3 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Architect
5 4 (10.81%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Front-End Web Developer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Digital Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (54.05%) HTML
1 20 (54.05%) CSS
1 20 (54.05%) HTML5
1 20 (54.05%) CSS3
2 12 (32.43%) jQuery
3 11 (29.73%) Backbone.js
4 9 (24.32%) Sass
4 9 (24.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 8 (21.62%) .NET
6 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
6 6 (16.22%) J2EE
6 6 (16.22%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (16.22%) JSR 170
6 6 (16.22%) Worklight
6 6 (16.22%) Apache Sling
7 5 (13.51%) Web Services
8 4 (10.81%) JSP
8 4 (10.81%) Middleware
8 4 (10.81%) REST
9 3 (8.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) W3C
2 3 (8.11%) Taxonomies
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Open Source
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
3 1 (2.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 6 (16.22%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Content Management
2 11 (29.73%) OOP
3 9 (24.32%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (16.22%) SOA
4 6 (16.22%) Web Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Digital Marketing
4 6 (16.22%) Analytics
4 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.81%) RUP
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) Workflow
6 3 (8.11%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.41%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.70%) JVM Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) Python
3 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 6 (16.22%) Jython
4 2 (5.41%) C#
4 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 34 (91.89%) Adobe
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
2 6 (16.22%) AppDynamics
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) Cognizant
4 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) SAP