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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 403 399 445
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +46
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 200 186 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 2.00% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 131 73
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £323
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 - -

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
10048 9280 8821
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.98% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6500 5650 4968
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £504 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 336 383 447
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.23 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.30% -7.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.07 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.24 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.22% -9.27%

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 19 December 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 26 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 19 December 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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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
England -4 198 £450 +12.50% 11
London +40 158 £450 +12.50% 8
City of London +17 31 £450 - 1
South East -16 28 £350 - 2
Buckinghamshire +1 18 £320 +28.00%
Milton Keynes -2 15 £320 +34.73%
East of England - 4 £425 -
Berkshire -2 3 £445 +39.06% 2
Surrey -6 2 £467 -1.68%
Scotland -11 2 £215 -46.25%
Bracknell - 1 £378 - 1
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South West - - - -
South Coast - - - -

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 228 (62.98%) Adobe
2 213 (58.84%) Java
3 122 (33.70%) JavaScript
4 112 (30.94%) CMS
5 110 (30.39%) HTML
6 108 (29.83%) CSS
7 107 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
8 84 (23.20%) Content Management
9 75 (20.72%) J2EE
10 73 (20.17%) HTML5
11 71 (19.61%) E-Commerce
12 62 (17.13%) CSS3
13 59 (16.30%) jQuery
14 58 (16.02%) TDD
15 54 (14.92%) Finance
16 53 (14.64%) Spring
17 52 (14.36%) Scrum
18 44 (12.15%) Linux
18 44 (12.15%) JSP
19 43 (11.88%) XML
20 40 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
21 39 (10.77%) Web Services
22 37 (10.22%) Servlets
22 37 (10.22%) Subversion
22 37 (10.22%) Degree
23 36 (9.94%) JUnit
24 34 (9.39%) Maven
24 34 (9.39%) Retail
25 31 (8.56%) Hibernate
25 31 (8.56%) SOAP

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 112 (30.94%) CMS
2 26 (7.18%) Apache
3 22 (6.08%) Tomcat
4 21 (5.80%) WebSphere
5 17 (4.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 16 (4.42%) Apache Solr
7 12 (3.31%) IIS
8 10 (2.76%) WebLogic
8 10 (2.76%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.76%) IBM HTTP Server
9 9 (2.49%) Node.js
9 9 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.66%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (1.38%) Mule
11 5 (1.38%) MQSeries
12 4 (1.10%) Documentum
12 4 (1.10%) Umbraco
12 4 (1.10%) Drupal
13 3 (0.83%) GlassFish
13 3 (0.83%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (3.04%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.10%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (3.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (1.66%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.55%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.35%) HTTP
2 15 (4.14%) DNS
3 13 (3.59%) Internet
4 10 (2.76%) SSL
5 6 (1.66%) Intranet
6 1 (0.28%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.28%) Network Security
6 1 (0.28%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.70%) Jackrabbit
1 17 (4.70%) MySQL
2 15 (4.14%) NoSQL
3 12 (3.31%) MongoDB
4 10 (2.76%) SQL Server
5 9 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.66%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.66%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.83%) DB2
8 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (0.28%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 37 (10.22%) Subversion
2 36 (9.94%) JUnit
3 34 (9.39%) Maven
4 26 (7.18%) Git (software)
5 25 (6.91%) Mockito
6 14 (3.87%) Hudson
6 14 (3.87%) Selenium
7 13 (3.59%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.31%) Ant
9 11 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (2.76%) Introscope
10 10 (2.76%) Eclipse
10 10 (2.76%) Grunt
11 8 (2.21%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.21%) JBehave
12 7 (1.93%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.66%) WebDriver
14 5 (1.38%) Log4j
15 4 (1.10%) Jasmine
16 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (14.92%) Finance
2 34 (9.39%) Retail
3 28 (7.73%) Marketing
4 26 (7.18%) Banking
5 13 (3.59%) Publishing
5 13 (3.59%) Automotive
6 9 (2.49%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.93%) Legal
8 6 (1.66%) Retail Banking
8 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.10%) Advertising
10 3 (0.83%) Arabic Language
10 3 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.55%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 214 (59.12%) Developer
2 73 (20.17%) Java Developer
3 61 (16.85%) Architect
4 31 (8.56%) Web Developer
5 27 (7.46%) Analyst
5 27 (7.46%) Front-End Developer
6 24 (6.63%) Technical Architect
7 22 (6.08%) Business Analyst
8 17 (4.70%) Senior Developer
9 13 (3.59%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (3.59%) Consultant
10 11 (3.04%) Administrator
11 8 (2.21%) Technical Leader
11 8 (2.21%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (1.93%) Senior Architect
12 7 (1.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 7 (1.93%) Senior Web Developer
12 7 (1.93%) Project Manager
13 6 (1.66%) Designer
13 6 (1.66%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (30.39%) HTML
2 108 (29.83%) CSS
3 75 (20.72%) J2EE
4 73 (20.17%) HTML5
5 62 (17.13%) CSS3
6 59 (16.30%) jQuery
7 53 (14.64%) Spring
8 44 (12.15%) JSP
9 43 (11.88%) XML
10 39 (10.77%) Web Services
11 37 (10.22%) Servlets
12 31 (8.56%) Hibernate
12 31 (8.56%) SOAP
12 31 (8.56%) Apache Sling
13 27 (7.46%) Ajax
14 26 (7.18%) RESTful
15 23 (6.35%) Middleware
16 22 (6.08%) Spring MVC
17 18 (4.97%) .NET
17 18 (4.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.14%) User Experience
2 10 (2.76%) W3C
3 8 (2.21%) Clustering
4 7 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.93%) Taxonomies
5 6 (1.66%) PKI
5 6 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.38%) Copywriting
6 5 (1.38%) iPad
6 5 (1.38%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.38%) Web 2.0
7 4 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.10%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.10%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.10%) Social Media
7 4 (1.10%) DataPower
8 3 (0.83%) Online Banking
8 3 (0.83%) Wiki
8 3 (0.83%) Digital Media
8 3 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 44 (12.15%) Linux
2 22 (6.08%) UNIX
3 10 (2.76%) Windows
3 10 (2.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 7 (1.93%) Solaris
5 5 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (1.38%) HPUX
6 3 (0.83%) Android
6 3 (0.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (29.56%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (23.20%) Content Management
3 71 (19.61%) E-Commerce
4 58 (16.02%) TDD
5 52 (14.36%) Scrum
6 40 (11.05%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (8.01%) SOA
8 28 (7.73%) MVC
9 25 (6.91%) Web Development
10 23 (6.35%) Responsive Web Design
11 22 (6.08%) OO
12 21 (5.80%) Analytics
13 20 (5.52%) BDD
14 17 (4.70%) Kalman Filter
15 16 (4.42%) SEO
15 16 (4.42%) OOP
16 15 (4.14%) Web Design
17 14 (3.87%) Workflow
17 14 (3.87%) Digital Marketing
18 13 (3.59%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 213 (58.84%) Java
2 122 (33.70%) JavaScript
3 25 (6.91%) SQL
4 12 (3.31%) Shell Script
4 12 (3.31%) Perl
4 12 (3.31%) Jython
5 10 (2.76%) Python
6 7 (1.93%) C#
7 6 (1.66%) XPath
8 3 (0.83%) PHP
9 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.55%) Scala
9 2 (0.55%) Groovy
9 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.28%) FQL
10 1 (0.28%) Clojure
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (10.22%) Degree
2 7 (1.93%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.28%) ISEB
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.10%) WAI
1 4 (1.10%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (2.21%) Puppet
2 6 (1.66%) CA SiteMinder
2 6 (1.66%) OpenSSO
3 2 (0.55%) Nagios
3 2 (0.55%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 228 (62.98%) Adobe
2 27 (7.46%) Oracle
3 22 (6.08%) hybris
4 19 (5.25%) IBM
5 18 (4.97%) SAP
6 16 (4.42%) FatWire
7 15 (4.14%) ATG
8 12 (3.31%) Sitecore
9 10 (2.76%) AppDynamics
10 9 (2.49%) Red Hat
11 7 (1.93%) Google
12 6 (1.66%) Interwoven
12 6 (1.66%) BEA
12 6 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (1.66%) Endeca
13 5 (1.38%) EPiServer
13 5 (1.38%) Twitter
13 5 (1.38%) Microsoft
13 5 (1.38%) Sun
14 2 (0.55%) EMC
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