The first table below looks at the demand for Adobe CQ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe CQ over the 3 months to 1 August 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.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 433 445 521
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +76
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 158 128 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.25% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 1.47% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 77 26
Average daily rate
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£450 £428 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £558 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+58.33% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 £41.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.00 -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9655 8718 9866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.67% 17.05% 17.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5674 4980 5629
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 420 443
Average hourly rate £17.68 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-11.36% -5.00%

Adobe CQ
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Adobe CQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Adobe CQ
Daily Rate Trend

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

Adobe CQ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe CQ
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe CQ within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

Adobe CQ Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Adobe CQ
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe CQ within the UK.

Adobe CQ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Adobe CQ
Top 9 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 August 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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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
England +24 152 £450 +5.88% 22
London +22 107 £450 - 18
City of London +18 13 £475 +5.55% 4
Scotland -21 6 - -
Glasgow - 4 - -
Bromley - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 2
North East - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - - 2

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 196 (67.82%) Adobe
2 158 (54.67%) Java
3 111 (38.41%) HTML
4 100 (34.60%) CSS
5 98 (33.91%) JavaScript
6 95 (32.87%) CMS
7 56 (19.38%) Content Management
8 54 (18.69%) jQuery
9 52 (17.99%) Subversion
10 51 (17.65%) XML
11 50 (17.30%) Marketing
12 49 (16.96%) TDD
13 48 (16.61%) Finance
14 47 (16.26%) E-Commerce
14 47 (16.26%) HTML5
15 45 (15.57%) OO
16 44 (15.22%) Git (software)
17 42 (14.53%) Linux
17 42 (14.53%) Degree
18 41 (14.19%) Ajax
19 40 (13.84%) JUnit
20 39 (13.49%) SOA
20 39 (13.49%) BDD
21 38 (13.15%) J2EE
21 38 (13.15%) Spring
22 32 (11.07%) Hibernate
22 32 (11.07%) Retail
23 31 (10.73%) Hudson
24 30 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
25 29 (10.03%) CSS3

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 95 (32.87%) CMS
2 19 (6.57%) Tomcat
3 17 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 13 (4.50%) MQSeries
5 11 (3.81%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (3.81%) Apache
6 10 (3.46%) WebLogic
6 10 (3.46%) Node.js
7 8 (2.77%) SharePoint
7 8 (2.77%) Liferay
7 8 (2.77%) Magnolia
8 7 (2.42%) Escenic
8 7 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 6 (2.08%) WebLogic Portal
9 6 (2.08%) IBM HTTP Server
9 6 (2.08%) Apache Solr
9 6 (2.08%) Drupal
9 6 (2.08%) Mule
9 6 (2.08%) Alfresco
10 4 (1.38%) TeamSite
Applications
1 5 (1.73%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.04%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 7 (2.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
3 1 (0.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.38%) SaaS
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.84%) Internet
1 14 (4.84%) HTTP
2 9 (3.11%) DNS
3 8 (2.77%) SSL
4 5 (1.73%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.69%) Intranet
6 1 (0.35%) Network Security
6 1 (0.35%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.96%) MySQL
2 14 (4.84%) NoSQL
3 11 (3.81%) SQL Server
4 9 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.42%) Hadoop
5 7 (2.42%) Big Data
5 7 (2.42%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.42%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (2.08%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.35%) DB2
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 52 (17.99%) Subversion
2 44 (15.22%) Git (software)
3 40 (13.84%) JUnit
4 31 (10.73%) Hudson
5 27 (9.34%) Maven
6 26 (9.00%) Cucumber
6 26 (9.00%) Mockito
6 26 (9.00%) JBehave
6 26 (9.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (9.00%) TeamCity
7 25 (8.65%) Selenium
8 21 (7.27%) WebDriver
9 17 (5.88%) Jenkins
10 10 (3.46%) Ant
11 7 (2.42%) Mercurial
11 7 (2.42%) Eclipse
12 6 (2.08%) Introscope
12 6 (2.08%) Log4j
13 5 (1.73%) JIRA
14 2 (0.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 50 (17.30%) Marketing
2 48 (16.61%) Finance
3 32 (11.07%) Retail
4 13 (4.50%) Banking
5 10 (3.46%) Publishing
6 8 (2.77%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.42%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.73%) Automotive
8 5 (1.73%) Legal
9 3 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.04%) Advertising
9 3 (1.04%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.69%) French Language
11 1 (0.35%) German Language
11 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 163 (56.40%) Developer
2 37 (12.80%) Java Developer
3 34 (11.76%) Architect
4 28 (9.69%) Analyst
5 16 (5.54%) Front-End Developer
6 13 (4.50%) Business Analyst
6 13 (4.50%) Consultant
7 12 (4.15%) Senior Developer
8 9 (3.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 9 (3.11%) Web Developer
9 8 (2.77%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (2.77%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (2.77%) Developer Analyst
10 7 (2.42%) Java Programmer
10 7 (2.42%) Senior Programmer
10 7 (2.42%) Senior Java Programmer
10 7 (2.42%) Programmer
11 6 (2.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 6 (2.08%) Integration Manager
12 5 (1.73%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (38.41%) HTML
2 100 (34.60%) CSS
3 54 (18.69%) jQuery
4 51 (17.65%) XML
5 47 (16.26%) HTML5
6 41 (14.19%) Ajax
7 38 (13.15%) J2EE
7 38 (13.15%) Spring
8 32 (11.07%) Hibernate
9 29 (10.03%) CSS3
10 27 (9.34%) AngularJS
11 25 (8.65%) Web Services
11 25 (8.65%) JSP
12 24 (8.30%) .NET
13 20 (6.92%) SOAP
14 19 (6.57%) Struts
14 19 (6.57%) RESTful
15 15 (5.19%) OSGi
15 15 (5.19%) REST
16 14 (4.84%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.61%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (4.15%) New Media
3 9 (3.11%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.77%) Web 2.0
4 8 (2.77%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.08%) PKI
5 6 (2.08%) Copywriting
5 6 (2.08%) Social Media
6 5 (1.73%) Arduino
6 5 (1.73%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.38%) EPoS
8 3 (1.04%) Online Banking
8 3 (1.04%) Statistics
9 2 (0.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.35%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.35%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.35%) RIA
10 1 (0.35%) iPad
10 1 (0.35%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 42 (14.53%) Linux
2 15 (5.19%) UNIX
3 12 (4.15%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.42%) Android
4 7 (2.42%) Solaris
5 6 (2.08%) HPUX
6 4 (1.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (19.38%) Content Management
2 49 (16.96%) TDD
3 47 (16.26%) E-Commerce
4 45 (15.57%) OO
5 39 (13.49%) SOA
5 39 (13.49%) BDD
6 30 (10.38%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (9.69%) Scrum
8 24 (8.30%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (7.61%) MVC
10 21 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (6.23%) Analytics
12 16 (5.54%) SEO
13 14 (4.84%) UML
13 14 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
14 12 (4.15%) OOP
14 12 (4.15%) RUP
14 12 (4.15%) Configuration Management
14 12 (4.15%) Project Management
15 11 (3.81%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 158 (54.67%) Java
2 98 (33.91%) JavaScript
3 16 (5.54%) SQL
4 11 (3.81%) C#
5 10 (3.46%) Python
5 10 (3.46%) XPath
6 8 (2.77%) Scala
7 7 (2.42%) Jython
7 7 (2.42%) PHP
7 7 (2.42%) Shell Script
8 6 (2.08%) Perl
9 5 (1.73%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.38%) C
10 4 (1.38%) Ruby
11 2 (0.69%) VBScript
11 2 (0.69%) VB
12 1 (0.35%) FQL
12 1 (0.35%) Groovy
12 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (14.53%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.69%) ISEB
3 2 (0.69%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.46%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) WAI
Systems Management
1 6 (2.08%) CA SiteMinder
1 6 (2.08%) OpenSSO
2 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 196 (67.82%) Adobe
2 26 (9.00%) Oracle
3 15 (5.19%) IBM
3 15 (5.19%) FatWire
4 14 (4.84%) Sitecore
5 13 (4.50%) SAP
6 12 (4.15%) ATG
6 12 (4.15%) hybris
7 9 (3.11%) JBoss
7 9 (3.11%) Interwoven
8 6 (2.08%) BEA
8 6 (2.08%) JD Edwards
8 6 (2.08%) Sun
8 6 (2.08%) Endeca
9 5 (1.73%) EPiServer
10 3 (1.04%) Twitter
11 2 (0.69%) HP
11 2 (0.69%) Facebook
12 1 (0.35%) Datanomic
12 1 (0.35%) Ektron
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