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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe CQ (formerly Day CQ Communiqué CQ5)
Rank 450 459 444
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing Adobe CQ 150 111 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.56% 1.22% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 74 55
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£445 £431 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.18% +20.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £323
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
9602 9127 8202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.58% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 5769 5480 4671
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 341 304 406
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £40.57 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

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 27 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 14 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 27 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 +25 139 £450 - 18
London +26 110 £450 - 13
City of London +19 21 £388 -18.42% 4
Scotland +1 11 £413 +3.12% 2
South East -34 8 £388 -3.12% 2
East of England - 8 £425 - 1
Watford - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 - - 1
Berkshire -7 5 £388 -3.12% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 £450 - 1
Reading - 1 £375 -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
West Sussex - - - -

Adobe CQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 234 (66.67%) Adobe
2 219 (62.39%) Java
3 107 (30.48%) JavaScript
3 107 (30.48%) HTML
4 102 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (28.77%) CMS
6 99 (28.21%) CSS
7 75 (21.37%) HTML5
8 74 (21.08%) Content Management
9 67 (19.09%) E-Commerce
10 59 (16.81%) J2EE
11 55 (15.67%) JSP
12 52 (14.81%) Scrum
12 52 (14.81%) CSS3
13 46 (13.11%) TDD
14 43 (12.25%) Marketing
15 41 (11.68%) Degree
15 41 (11.68%) jQuery
16 40 (11.40%) Linux
16 40 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (11.11%) Spring
18 36 (10.26%) WebSphere
19 34 (9.69%) Web Services
20 33 (9.40%) Apache Sling
21 32 (9.12%) Servlets
21 32 (9.12%) SOA
22 31 (8.83%) Web Development
22 31 (8.83%) Analytics
23 30 (8.55%) Git (software)
24 29 (8.26%) AngularJS

Adobe CQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 101 (28.77%) CMS
2 36 (10.26%) WebSphere
3 24 (6.84%) Apache
4 19 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
5 16 (4.56%) Apache Solr
6 14 (3.99%) IBM HTTP Server
7 11 (3.13%) SharePoint
7 11 (3.13%) Node.js
8 10 (2.85%) SAS
8 10 (2.85%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.85%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (2.28%) Umbraco
10 6 (1.71%) WebLogic
10 6 (1.71%) IIS
11 5 (1.42%) WebLogic Portal
11 5 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (1.42%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.14%) Kentico
12 4 (1.14%) Mule
12 4 (1.14%) Joomla!
Applications
1 15 (4.27%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.56%) Shockwave
3 4 (1.14%) MS Excel
4 3 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.28%) InDesign
5 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (3.42%) SiteCatalyst
2 8 (2.28%) Tridion
2 8 (2.28%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.14%) Fredhopper
4 3 (0.85%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.28%) PaaS
1 1 (0.28%) Heroku
1 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (7.98%) HTTP
2 18 (5.13%) DNS
3 15 (4.27%) SSL
4 9 (2.56%) Internet
5 3 (0.85%) LDAP
6 2 (0.57%) X.500
6 2 (0.57%) Firewall
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) SMS
7 1 (0.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.84%) Jackrabbit
2 13 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.42%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.56%) MySQL
5 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (1.71%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.42%) Relational Database
6 5 (1.42%) SQL Server
6 5 (1.42%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.42%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (1.14%) CouchDB
7 4 (1.14%) Redis
8 2 (0.57%) DB2
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 30 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 29 (8.26%) Subversion
3 27 (7.69%) JUnit
3 27 (7.69%) Mockito
4 23 (6.55%) Maven
5 20 (5.70%) Grunt
6 19 (5.41%) Selenium
7 14 (3.99%) Introscope
8 10 (2.85%) Cucumber
9 9 (2.56%) WebDriver
10 8 (2.28%) Hudson
10 8 (2.28%) Bower
10 8 (2.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.28%) TeamCity
10 8 (2.28%) JBehave
11 7 (1.99%) JIRA
12 5 (1.42%) Oracle APEX
12 5 (1.42%) Ant
13 4 (1.14%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.85%) eggPlant
General
1 43 (12.25%) Marketing
2 25 (7.12%) Finance
3 18 (5.13%) Automotive
3 18 (5.13%) Retail
4 15 (4.27%) Publishing
5 11 (3.13%) Games
6 9 (2.56%) Banking
7 5 (1.42%) Interactive Media
7 5 (1.42%) Arabic Language
8 4 (1.14%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.85%) Legal
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
10 2 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.28%) Front Office
11 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.28%) French Language
Job Titles
1 181 (51.57%) Developer
2 67 (19.09%) Architect
3 60 (17.09%) Java Developer
4 36 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
5 34 (9.69%) Analyst
6 29 (8.26%) Technical Architect
7 27 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 24 (6.84%) Web Developer
9 16 (4.56%) Senior Developer
10 11 (3.13%) Administrator
11 10 (2.85%) Front-End Web Developer
12 9 (2.56%) Designer
12 9 (2.56%) Content Manager
12 9 (2.56%) Lead Developer
12 9 (2.56%) Project Manager
12 9 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
13 8 (2.28%) WebSphere Engineer
13 8 (2.28%) Consultant
13 8 (2.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (1.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (30.48%) HTML
2 99 (28.21%) CSS
3 75 (21.37%) HTML5
4 59 (16.81%) J2EE
5 55 (15.67%) JSP
6 52 (14.81%) CSS3
7 41 (11.68%) jQuery
8 39 (11.11%) Spring
9 34 (9.69%) Web Services
10 33 (9.40%) Apache Sling
11 32 (9.12%) Servlets
12 29 (8.26%) AngularJS
13 27 (7.69%) Sass
14 26 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 25 (7.12%) RESTful
16 24 (6.84%) XML
17 22 (6.27%) Java SE
18 21 (5.98%) Middleware
19 20 (5.70%) SOAP
20 18 (5.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.84%) User Experience
2 17 (4.84%) W3C
3 12 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
4 10 (2.85%) Clustering
5 9 (2.56%) Flash Games
5 9 (2.56%) iPad
6 8 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.28%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.99%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.42%) PKI
8 5 (1.42%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.14%) Taxonomies
9 4 (1.14%) Data Integration
9 4 (1.14%) DataPower
9 4 (1.14%) Open Source
9 4 (1.14%) Social Media
10 3 (0.85%) Wiki
10 3 (0.85%) PMI
10 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (11.40%) Linux
2 16 (4.56%) UNIX
3 14 (3.99%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 6 (1.71%) Windows
5 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.28%) Android
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (21.08%) Content Management
3 67 (19.09%) E-Commerce
4 52 (14.81%) Scrum
5 46 (13.11%) TDD
6 40 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (9.12%) SOA
8 31 (8.83%) Web Development
8 31 (8.83%) Analytics
9 27 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
10 24 (6.84%) SEO
11 22 (6.27%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (5.98%) CRM
13 19 (5.41%) Project Management
13 19 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
14 17 (4.84%) BDD
14 17 (4.84%) Capacity Planning
15 16 (4.56%) MVC
16 15 (4.27%) Document Management
16 15 (4.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 219 (62.39%) Java
2 107 (30.48%) JavaScript
3 19 (5.41%) Jython
4 16 (4.56%) Python
4 16 (4.56%) Shell Script
5 15 (4.27%) Perl
6 13 (3.70%) SQL
7 10 (2.85%) C#
8 5 (1.42%) PHP
8 5 (1.42%) PL/SQL
8 5 (1.42%) Groovy
9 2 (0.57%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) C
10 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (11.68%) Degree
2 3 (0.85%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.85%) SLA
2 2 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.56%) Puppet
2 5 (1.42%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (1.42%) OpenSSO
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 234 (66.67%) Adobe
2 22 (6.27%) ATG
3 19 (5.41%) IBM
3 19 (5.41%) hybris
4 17 (4.84%) Oracle
5 16 (4.56%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (3.99%) AppDynamics
7 10 (2.85%) Sitecore
7 10 (2.85%) Google
8 8 (2.28%) Demandware
8 8 (2.28%) Endeca
8 8 (2.28%) SAP
9 7 (1.99%) FatWire
10 6 (1.71%) Microsoft
11 5 (1.42%) BEA
11 5 (1.42%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.14%) Omniture
13 1 (0.28%) OpenText
13 1 (0.28%) Intershop
13 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
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