The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 418 453 406
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -47
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 175 114 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.33% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.86% 1.28% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 77 85
Average daily rate
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£438 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £296 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £400 £323
% change year-on-year
-5.62% +24.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £54.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9433 8921 8159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.94% 17.58% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 5262 4567
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 309 309 403
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-8.10% -

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 3 March 2015.

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 18 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 3 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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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 +55 169 £438 +8.69% 13
London +48 124 £450 +8.43% 11
City of London +23 28 £361 -3.73% 4
South East -6 26 £375 +7.14%
Buckinghamshire +5 16 £320 +28.00%
Milton Keynes +5 14 £320 +28.00%
Berkshire +8 10 £378 +25.83%
Scotland 0 6 £438 +9.37% 1
East of England - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
Watford - 3 - -
Reading - 1 £375 -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 231 (64.53%) Adobe
2 226 (63.13%) Java
3 121 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 116 (32.40%) HTML
5 108 (30.17%) CSS
6 104 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (26.54%) CMS
8 83 (23.18%) HTML5
9 71 (19.83%) J2EE
10 69 (19.27%) Content Management
11 61 (17.04%) E-Commerce
11 61 (17.04%) CSS3
12 55 (15.36%) TDD
13 52 (14.53%) Spring
14 49 (13.69%) Scrum
15 48 (13.41%) JSP
16 46 (12.85%) Linux
17 45 (12.57%) jQuery
17 45 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
18 40 (11.17%) Marketing
19 36 (10.06%) Web Services
20 35 (9.78%) XML
21 34 (9.50%) Apache Sling
22 31 (8.66%) Servlets
22 31 (8.66%) Degree
22 31 (8.66%) Finance
23 30 (8.38%) WebSphere
24 29 (8.10%) JUnit
24 29 (8.10%) Subversion
24 29 (8.10%) Git (software)

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (26.54%) CMS
2 30 (8.38%) WebSphere
3 27 (7.54%) Apache
4 20 (5.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 18 (5.03%) Apache Solr
6 15 (4.19%) IBM HTTP Server
7 14 (3.91%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.07%) SharePoint
9 10 (2.79%) SAS
9 10 (2.79%) Node.js
10 7 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (1.96%) IIS
11 6 (1.68%) WebLogic
11 6 (1.68%) GlassFish
11 6 (1.68%) Umbraco
12 5 (1.40%) WebLogic Portal
12 5 (1.40%) JBoss
12 5 (1.40%) Kentico
12 5 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 4 (1.12%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (3.91%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.51%) Shockwave
3 4 (1.12%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.35%) SiteCatalyst
2 7 (1.96%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (1.12%) Fredhopper
5 3 (0.84%) Tridion
5 3 (0.84%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.28%) PaaS
1 1 (0.28%) Heroku
1 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (7.54%) HTTP
2 19 (5.31%) DNS
3 16 (4.47%) SSL
4 5 (1.40%) Internet
5 1 (0.28%) X.500
5 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) SMS
5 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.87%) Jackrabbit
2 12 (3.35%) MySQL
2 12 (3.35%) NoSQL
3 9 (2.51%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 7 (1.96%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.68%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.12%) DB2
8 2 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 29 (8.10%) JUnit
1 29 (8.10%) Subversion
1 29 (8.10%) Git (software)
2 28 (7.82%) Mockito
3 25 (6.98%) Maven
4 18 (5.03%) Selenium
5 15 (4.19%) Introscope
6 14 (3.91%) Grunt
7 11 (3.07%) Hudson
7 11 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (3.07%) TeamCity
8 9 (2.51%) Cucumber
8 9 (2.51%) WebDriver
9 8 (2.23%) JBehave
10 6 (1.68%) Ant
11 5 (1.40%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.40%) Jasmine
12 4 (1.12%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.12%) JIRA
13 3 (0.84%) Eclipse
General
1 40 (11.17%) Marketing
2 31 (8.66%) Finance
3 18 (5.03%) Retail
4 16 (4.47%) Automotive
5 14 (3.91%) Publishing
5 14 (3.91%) Banking
6 11 (3.07%) Games
7 5 (1.40%) Interactive Media
8 4 (1.12%) Arabic Language
8 4 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.12%) Legal
8 4 (1.12%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.84%) Advertising
9 3 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.56%) Front Office
10 2 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
11 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 194 (54.19%) Developer
2 67 (18.72%) Java Developer
3 62 (17.32%) Architect
4 33 (9.22%) Front-End Developer
5 30 (8.38%) Technical Architect
6 27 (7.54%) Analyst
7 26 (7.26%) Web Developer
8 22 (6.15%) Business Analyst
9 13 (3.63%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.63%) Administrator
10 10 (2.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (2.79%) Consultant
10 10 (2.79%) Front-End Web Developer
11 9 (2.51%) Designer
11 9 (2.51%) Project Manager
12 8 (2.23%) WebSphere Engineer
12 8 (2.23%) JavaScript Developer
13 7 (1.96%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 7 (1.96%) Senior Architect
13 7 (1.96%) Content Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (32.40%) HTML
2 108 (30.17%) CSS
3 83 (23.18%) HTML5
4 71 (19.83%) J2EE
5 61 (17.04%) CSS3
6 52 (14.53%) Spring
7 48 (13.41%) JSP
8 45 (12.57%) jQuery
9 36 (10.06%) Web Services
10 35 (9.78%) XML
11 34 (9.50%) Apache Sling
12 31 (8.66%) Servlets
13 28 (7.82%) Hibernate
14 27 (7.54%) RESTful
15 23 (6.42%) Sass
16 22 (6.15%) Middleware
17 21 (5.87%) SOAP
17 21 (5.87%) Apache Felix
18 20 (5.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 19 (5.31%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.19%) User Experience
2 13 (3.63%) W3C
3 11 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.79%) Clustering
5 9 (2.51%) Flash Games
6 7 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.40%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.40%) Mobile App
7 5 (1.40%) Open Source
7 5 (1.40%) Social Media
7 5 (1.40%) iPad
7 5 (1.40%) PKI
8 4 (1.12%) Taxonomies
8 4 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.12%) DataPower
9 3 (0.84%) Wiki
10 2 (0.56%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.56%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 46 (12.85%) Linux
2 20 (5.59%) UNIX
3 15 (4.19%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 8 (2.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.28%) Android
5 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (19.27%) Content Management
3 61 (17.04%) E-Commerce
4 55 (15.36%) TDD
5 49 (13.69%) Scrum
6 45 (12.57%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (8.10%) Analytics
8 28 (7.82%) Web Development
8 28 (7.82%) SOA
9 25 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
10 21 (5.87%) CRM
10 21 (5.87%) MVC
10 21 (5.87%) SEO
11 20 (5.59%) BDD
12 19 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
13 17 (4.75%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (4.47%) Project Management
14 16 (4.47%) Web Design
15 15 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (4.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 226 (63.13%) Java
2 121 (33.80%) JavaScript
3 20 (5.59%) Jython
4 18 (5.03%) Shell Script
5 17 (4.75%) Python
6 16 (4.47%) Perl
6 16 (4.47%) SQL
7 11 (3.07%) C#
8 6 (1.68%) PHP
9 5 (1.40%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.40%) Groovy
10 2 (0.56%) Scala
10 2 (0.56%) Ruby
10 2 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.28%) C
11 1 (0.28%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 31 (8.66%) Degree
2 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.28%) VCP4
2 1 (0.28%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.84%) SLA
2 2 (0.56%) WCAG
2 2 (0.56%) WAI
3 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.51%) Puppet
2 5 (1.40%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (1.40%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 231 (64.53%) Adobe
2 20 (5.59%) hybris
3 19 (5.31%) ATG
4 18 (5.03%) IBM
5 16 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (4.19%) AppDynamics
7 14 (3.91%) Oracle
8 10 (2.79%) SAP
9 9 (2.51%) Google
10 8 (2.23%) Endeca
10 8 (2.23%) FatWire
11 7 (1.96%) Sitecore
12 6 (1.68%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.40%) BEA
13 5 (1.40%) Red Hat
14 4 (1.12%) Omniture
14 4 (1.12%) Demandware
15 1 (0.28%) Facebook
15 1 (0.28%) Twitter
15 1 (0.28%) Pega
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