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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 443 435 502
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +67
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 166 158 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.62% 1.72% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 108 62
Average daily rate
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£425 £395 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £265 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £558 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £250
% change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
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
10254 9211 10317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.44% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6149 5433 5831
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £216 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 370 480
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £39.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

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 16 September 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 16 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 16 September 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 +4 156 £425 +6.25% 27
London +28 112 £425 -5.55% 24
City of London +29 22 £425 -15.00% 13
East of England -35 12 £488 +69.56% 1
Scotland -8 8 £350 -
South East -15 7 £350 -12.50% 2
Glasgow - 7 £350 -
Watford -2 5 - - 1
Hertfordshire -15 5 - - 1
Surrey - 4 £350 - 2
East Sussex - - - -
Guildford - - - - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
North East - - - -
Brighton - - - -

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 193 (63.91%) Adobe
2 165 (54.64%) Java
3 107 (35.43%) JavaScript
4 106 (35.10%) HTML
5 102 (33.77%) CSS
6 85 (28.15%) CMS
7 72 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (19.87%) Finance
9 58 (19.21%) XML
9 58 (19.21%) jQuery
10 57 (18.87%) Content Management
11 54 (17.88%) E-Commerce
12 51 (16.89%) TDD
12 51 (16.89%) Spring
12 51 (16.89%) HTML5
13 48 (15.89%) Linux
14 46 (15.23%) J2EE
15 44 (14.57%) OO
16 43 (14.24%) Subversion
17 40 (13.25%) Hibernate
17 40 (13.25%) Marketing
17 40 (13.25%) JUnit
17 40 (13.25%) Degree
18 39 (12.91%) Retail
19 37 (12.25%) Ajax
19 37 (12.25%) Oracle
20 35 (11.59%) BDD
20 35 (11.59%) CSS3
21 33 (10.93%) SOA
22 32 (10.60%) Scrum

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 85 (28.15%) CMS
2 28 (9.27%) Tomcat
3 24 (7.95%) WebSphere
4 21 (6.95%) Apache
5 16 (5.30%) WebLogic
6 14 (4.64%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (4.64%) MQSeries
7 13 (4.30%) Sitecore CMS
8 11 (3.64%) Node.js
9 10 (3.31%) IBM HTTP Server
10 9 (2.98%) IIS
10 9 (2.98%) Liferay
11 7 (2.32%) Escenic
12 6 (1.99%) Magnolia
12 6 (1.99%) Apache Solr
12 6 (1.99%) Alfresco
13 5 (1.66%) Drupal
14 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
14 4 (1.32%) Documentum
14 4 (1.32%) TeamSite
Applications
1 6 (1.99%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.99%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 10 (3.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.32%) SaaS
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (0.66%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.29%) HTTP
2 17 (5.63%) Internet
3 13 (4.30%) DNS
4 12 (3.97%) SSL
5 6 (1.99%) Intranet
6 5 (1.66%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.33%) Broadband
7 1 (0.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.94%) MySQL
2 15 (4.97%) SQL Server
3 13 (4.30%) Relational Database
4 11 (3.64%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.65%) RDBMS
6 7 (2.32%) InterSystems Cache
6 7 (2.32%) Big Data
6 7 (2.32%) Hadoop
7 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (1.32%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.66%) DB2
9 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.33%) IDOL
10 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.33%) Jackrabbit
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 43 (14.24%) Subversion
2 40 (13.25%) JUnit
3 31 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 29 (9.60%) Maven
5 25 (8.28%) Hudson
6 24 (7.95%) TeamCity
7 22 (7.28%) Mockito
7 22 (7.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (6.95%) Selenium
8 21 (6.95%) JBehave
8 21 (6.95%) Cucumber
9 17 (5.63%) WebDriver
10 16 (5.30%) Jenkins
11 12 (3.97%) Ant
12 10 (3.31%) Introscope
12 10 (3.31%) Eclipse
13 7 (2.32%) Log4j
13 7 (2.32%) Mercurial
14 5 (1.66%) JIRA
15 3 (0.99%) Jasmine
General
1 60 (19.87%) Finance
2 40 (13.25%) Marketing
3 39 (12.91%) Retail
4 21 (6.95%) Banking
5 10 (3.31%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.98%) Manufacturing
7 8 (2.65%) Publishing
8 7 (2.32%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.99%) Legal
10 4 (1.32%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.99%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.99%) Advertising
11 3 (0.99%) Automotive
12 2 (0.66%) Arabic Language
12 2 (0.66%) German Language
13 1 (0.33%) Front Office
13 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 175 (57.95%) Developer
2 43 (14.24%) Java Developer
3 33 (10.93%) Analyst
3 33 (10.93%) Architect
4 18 (5.96%) Business Analyst
5 13 (4.30%) Web Developer
5 13 (4.30%) Senior Developer
5 13 (4.30%) Front-End Developer
6 12 (3.97%) Consultant
7 10 (3.31%) Administrator
8 9 (2.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (2.65%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 8 (2.65%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
9 8 (2.65%) Developer Analyst
10 7 (2.32%) Java Programmer
10 7 (2.32%) Senior Programmer
10 7 (2.32%) Senior Java Programmer
10 7 (2.32%) Programmer
11 6 (1.99%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (35.10%) HTML
2 102 (33.77%) CSS
3 58 (19.21%) XML
3 58 (19.21%) jQuery
4 51 (16.89%) HTML5
4 51 (16.89%) Spring
5 46 (15.23%) J2EE
6 40 (13.25%) Hibernate
7 37 (12.25%) Ajax
8 35 (11.59%) CSS3
9 29 (9.60%) AngularJS
10 25 (8.28%) JSP
10 25 (8.28%) Web Services
11 21 (6.95%) .NET
12 20 (6.62%) XHTML
13 19 (6.29%) SOAP
13 19 (6.29%) Struts
14 16 (5.30%) REST
14 16 (5.30%) RESTful
15 14 (4.64%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
2 16 (5.30%) User Experience
3 12 (3.97%) New Media
4 10 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.98%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.98%) Web 2.0
6 8 (2.65%) Social Media
7 7 (2.32%) Copywriting
8 5 (1.66%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.66%) Arduino
9 4 (1.32%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.32%) EPoS
10 3 (0.99%) Statistics
10 3 (0.99%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.66%) PKI
11 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.66%) Open Source
11 2 (0.66%) iPad
12 1 (0.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.89%) Linux
2 20 (6.62%) UNIX
3 12 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 9 (2.98%) Solaris
5 7 (2.32%) Windows
5 7 (2.32%) HPUX
5 7 (2.32%) Android
6 4 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (18.87%) Content Management
3 54 (17.88%) E-Commerce
4 51 (16.89%) TDD
5 44 (14.57%) OO
6 35 (11.59%) BDD
7 33 (10.93%) SOA
8 32 (10.60%) Scrum
9 29 (9.60%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (9.27%) MVC
11 18 (5.96%) Responsive Web Design
12 17 (5.63%) Analytics
13 16 (5.30%) Web Design
14 15 (4.97%) UML
15 14 (4.64%) ITIL
16 13 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
16 13 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (3.97%) Business Analysis
17 12 (3.97%) OOP
17 12 (3.97%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 165 (54.64%) Java
2 107 (35.43%) JavaScript
3 25 (8.28%) SQL
4 13 (4.30%) Python
5 12 (3.97%) Shell Script
5 12 (3.97%) Jython
5 12 (3.97%) Perl
6 11 (3.64%) XPath
7 10 (3.31%) C#
8 9 (2.98%) Scala
9 5 (1.66%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.32%) PHP
11 3 (0.99%) C
11 3 (0.99%) Ruby
12 2 (0.66%) Groovy
12 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.66%) VBScript
12 2 (0.66%) VB
12 2 (0.66%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.33%) FQL
Qualifications
1 40 (13.25%) Degree
2 9 (2.98%) Sun Certification
3 2 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.66%) ISEB
3 2 (0.66%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.64%) QA
2 3 (0.99%) WAI
3 1 (0.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Nagios
1 2 (0.66%) CA SiteMinder
1 2 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.66%) OpenSSO
1 2 (0.66%) Puppet
1 2 (0.66%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 193 (63.91%) Adobe
2 37 (12.25%) Oracle
3 21 (6.95%) IBM
3 21 (6.95%) hybris
4 19 (6.29%) FatWire
5 16 (5.30%) Sitecore
6 13 (4.30%) SAP
7 12 (3.97%) ATG
8 11 (3.64%) Interwoven
9 10 (3.31%) JBoss
10 7 (2.32%) Sun
11 5 (1.66%) EPiServer
11 5 (1.66%) Twitter
12 4 (1.32%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.99%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.99%) Microsoft
14 2 (0.66%) BEA
14 2 (0.66%) EMC
14 2 (0.66%) Facebook
14 2 (0.66%) Endeca
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