Period
to 13 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 13 June 2021 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
UK
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 545 531 567
Rank change year-on-year -14 +36 -39
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 150 87 286
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.24% 0.20% 0.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.85% 1.37% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 31 136
10th Percentile £301 £213 £375
25th Percentile £413 £375 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £490
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.99%
75th Percentile £591 £553 £575
90th Percentile £650 £606 £681
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £425 £469
% change year-on-year +17.65% -9.33% +10.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Adobe Experience Manager is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 8,093 6,355 14,204
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.20% 14.63% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,483 4,281 9,163
10th Percentile £300 £290 £275
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £485 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +2.11% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £563 £575
90th Percentile £656 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £430
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 133 285
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.63 £12.00
25th Percentile £16.25 £15.92 £12.50
Median hourly rate £25.50 £20.11 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +26.80% +14.91% -6.09%
75th Percentile £55.00 £33.75 £34.00
90th Percentile £65.54 £54.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.43 £19.90 £16.50
% change year-on-year +17.71% +20.61% -5.71%

Adobe Experience Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Adobe Experience Manager as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager.

Daily rate trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 13 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 109 £500 - 23
London -10 91 £500 +2.56% 17
Work from Home -224 42 £560 - 2
UK excluding London -26 24 £500 +17.65% 7
Scotland -42 8 £500 +17.65% 1
South East +4 6 £300 -40.00% 1
Midlands -13 5 £186 -62.80% 3
West Midlands - 4 £186 - 3
South West +18 3 £550 +292.86%
Yorkshire +14 2 £500 +42.86%
North of England +4 2 £500 -4.76% 2
East Midlands +3 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 June 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for Adobe Experience Manager.

1 150 (100.00%) Adobe
2 60 (40.00%) CMS
3 56 (37.33%) JavaScript
4 51 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
5 48 (32.00%) User Experience
6 45 (30.00%) Java
7 42 (28.00%) HTML
8 37 (24.67%) CSS
8 37 (24.67%) Marketing
9 36 (24.00%) Analytics
10 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
11 30 (20.00%) Social Skills
12 29 (19.33%) DevOps
13 28 (18.67%) Front End Development
14 27 (18.00%) Content Management
14 27 (18.00%) Sass
15 26 (17.33%) SEO
16 25 (16.67%) Scrum
17 24 (16.00%) Asset Management
17 24 (16.00%) AWS
18 22 (14.67%) Jenkins
18 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
19 21 (14.00%) Adobe Analytics
20 20 (13.33%) JIRA
20 20 (13.33%) Maven
20 20 (13.33%) AngularJS
21 18 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
21 18 (12.00%) OSGi
22 17 (11.33%) Workflow
22 17 (11.33%) React

Adobe Experience Manager
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 60 (40.00%) CMS
2 8 (5.33%) Apache
3 7 (4.67%) Confluence
4 4 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.33%) Headless CMS
6 2 (1.33%) WordPress
7 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.67%) SAS
7 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.33%) Chatbot
2 2 (1.33%) InVision
2 2 (1.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.67%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.67%) Figma
3 1 (0.67%) Marvel
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.67%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (3.33%) Magento
3 4 (2.67%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (1.33%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.33%) SAP CRM
4 2 (1.33%) Workfront
5 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.00%) AWS
2 21 (14.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (8.00%) Azure
4 11 (7.33%) GCP
4 11 (7.33%) Serverless
5 8 (5.33%) CloudFront
5 8 (5.33%) npm
6 6 (4.00%) Akamai
6 6 (4.00%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.33%) Trello
8 4 (2.67%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (2.67%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (2.67%) GitHub
9 3 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 3 (2.00%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (2.00%) Datadog
9 3 (2.00%) SaaS
10 2 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.33%) Route 53
10 2 (1.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) DNS
2 5 (3.33%) SSL
3 4 (2.67%) Broadband
4 3 (2.00%) HTTP
5 2 (1.33%) Internet
6 1 (0.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.67%) Intranet
6 1 (0.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (1.33%) Jackrabbit
2 2 (1.33%) MySQL
3 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.67%) Power BI
3 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (22.00%) Git (software)
2 22 (14.67%) Jenkins
3 20 (13.33%) JIRA
3 20 (13.33%) Maven
4 14 (9.33%) Storybook
5 11 (7.33%) JUnit
6 8 (5.33%) webpack
7 4 (2.67%) Sonatype Nexus
8 3 (2.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.00%) Cypress.io
8 3 (2.00%) JMeter
8 3 (2.00%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket Server
9 2 (1.33%) Selenium
10 1 (0.67%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.67%) Gradle
10 1 (0.67%) gulp
10 1 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.67%) Protractor
10 1 (0.67%) WebStorm
General
1 37 (24.67%) Marketing
2 30 (20.00%) Social Skills
3 13 (8.67%) Finance
4 12 (8.00%) Publishing
5 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.67%) Presentation Skills
7 8 (5.33%) Banking
8 6 (4.00%) Organisational Skills
9 5 (3.33%) French Language
9 5 (3.33%) Retail
10 4 (2.67%) Dutch Language
10 4 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
11 3 (2.00%) German Language
11 3 (2.00%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.67%) Digital Economy
12 1 (0.67%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.67%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.67%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.67%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (38.00%) Developer
2 29 (19.33%) Architect
3 18 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 12 (8.00%) Analyst
4 12 (8.00%) React Developer
5 11 (7.33%) Consultant
6 7 (4.67%) Senior Developer
6 7 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (4.67%) Technical Architect
7 5 (3.33%) Content Editor
7 5 (3.33%) Designer
7 5 (3.33%) Product Owner
7 5 (3.33%) Senior Manager
8 4 (2.67%) Content Manager
8 4 (2.67%) Java Developer
8 4 (2.67%) Project Manager
8 4 (2.67%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (2.00%) Business Analyst
9 3 (2.00%) Lead Developer
9 3 (2.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.00%) HTML
2 37 (24.67%) CSS
3 27 (18.00%) Sass
4 20 (13.33%) AngularJS
5 18 (12.00%) OSGi
6 17 (11.33%) React
6 17 (11.33%) Redux
7 16 (10.67%) jQuery
8 14 (9.33%) HTML5
8 14 (9.33%) REST
9 13 (8.67%) JSR 170
9 13 (8.67%) RESTful
10 12 (8.00%) CSS3
11 11 (7.33%) Apache Sling
11 11 (7.33%) Spring
12 9 (6.00%) Node.js
12 9 (6.00%) XML
13 8 (5.33%) JSON
13 8 (5.33%) JSP
13 8 (5.33%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (32.00%) User Experience
2 13 (8.67%) Taxonomies
3 10 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.33%) Blog
4 5 (3.33%) Clustering
5 4 (2.67%) FMCG
5 4 (2.67%) iPad
6 3 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.00%) Marketing Technology
6 3 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.33%) Replication
7 2 (1.33%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.33%) Wiki
8 1 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.67%) Linux
2 2 (1.33%) Android
2 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.67%) Unix
3 1 (0.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.00%) Analytics
3 29 (19.33%) DevOps
4 28 (18.67%) Front End Development
5 27 (18.00%) Content Management
6 26 (17.33%) SEO
7 25 (16.67%) Scrum
8 24 (16.00%) Asset Management
9 22 (14.67%) E-Commerce
10 18 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
11 17 (11.33%) Workflow
12 16 (10.67%) API Development
13 15 (10.00%) TDD
14 13 (8.67%) Personalization
14 13 (8.67%) Unit Testing
15 12 (8.00%) Migration
15 12 (8.00%) Project Management
15 12 (8.00%) Web Development
16 11 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (7.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (37.33%) JavaScript
2 45 (30.00%) Java
3 13 (8.67%) ES6
4 5 (3.33%) Python
4 5 (3.33%) SQL
5 4 (2.67%) Java 8
6 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.33%) C#
7 2 (1.33%) Groovy
8 1 (0.67%) Apple Swift
8 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.67%) ES7
8 1 (0.67%) Kotlin
8 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.67%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.00%) Degree
2 4 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.00%) Accessibility
1 15 (10.00%) QA
2 7 (4.67%) WCAG
3 2 (1.33%) GDPR
4 1 (0.67%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.67%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (10.67%) Docker
2 3 (2.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.67%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 150 (100.00%) Adobe
2 8 (5.33%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (4.00%) SAP
4 5 (3.33%) hybris
5 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.00%) New Relic
5 3 (2.00%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.33%) Google
6 2 (1.33%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.33%) Oracle
6 2 (1.33%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (1.33%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.67%) BT
7 1 (0.67%) Genesys
7 1 (0.67%) Gigya
7 1 (0.67%) HubSpot
7 1 (0.67%) Openreach
7 1 (0.67%) Qualtrics