The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Adobe Experience Manager skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Adobe Experience Manager over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) formerly Adobe CQ, Communiqué CQ5, Day CQ
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 159 154
Rank change year-on-year +30 -5  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.12% 0.026% 0.055%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% 0.15% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £350 - £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £425
% change year-on-year +13.47% -17.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Adobe Experience Manager is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 401 674 601
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.52% 17.52% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 371 295
Median daily rate £363 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.97% +0.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 35 34
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.54 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.01% +33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.68 £57.75 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06%  

Adobe Experience Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Adobe Experience Manager as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the North West

Adobe Experience Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the North West

Adobe Experience Manager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 - -
Merseyside +2 1 £350 -
Adobe Experience Manager
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Adobe Experience Manager.

1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) CSS
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Front End Development
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3
4 5 (62.50%) Grunt
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) OO
4 5 (62.50%) gulp
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
5 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) Adobe
7 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (12.50%) SEO
7 1 (12.50%) CMS
7 1 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (12.50%) Web Design
7 1 (12.50%) User Experience
7 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (12.50%) OSGi
7 1 (12.50%) Node.js
7 1 (12.50%) XHTML
7 1 (12.50%) XML
7 1 (12.50%) DOM

Adobe Experience Manager
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) Grunt
1 5 (62.50%) gulp
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Protractor
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Angular Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) AngularJS
1 7 (87.50%) CSS
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) Ajax
3 1 (12.50%) DOM
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) OSGi
3 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (12.50%) XHTML
3 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
1 1 (12.50%) Web 2.0
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 4 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SEO
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Adobe