Period
to 22 October 2019

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 22 October 2019 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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 594 591 592
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -87
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 222 316 303
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.76% 1.82% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 186 177
UK median daily rate £475 £493 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.55% -1.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £313
90th Percentile £671 £631 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £440
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
UK median hourly rate - £100.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +151.25% -6.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £31.50 £39.88
% change year-on-year - -21.00% -6.18%

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 12,647 17,335 16,623
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.91% 16.78% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,167 11,276 10,877
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £263 £273 £263
90th Percentile £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 321 409 410
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.10 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.96 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.21% +5.00% -2.44%

Adobe Experience Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Top 13 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 22 October 2019. 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 -26 206 £475 -2.81% 21
London +5 140 £525 +1.94% 15
UK excluding London +41 79 £450 - 7
South West +5 20 £325 -28.23%
South East +19 18 £425 -5.56% 3
Scotland +41 14 £425 +165.63% 1
East of England +32 14 £463 -9.76%
North of England +11 12 £463 +15.63% 1
Yorkshire +11 9 £475 +11.76%
North West +2 2 £450 +221.43% 1
Midlands +40 1 £425 -5.56% 2
West Midlands +20 1 £425 -5.56% 2
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 200 (90.09%) Adobe
2 105 (47.30%) JavaScript
3 91 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (38.74%) HTML
5 85 (38.29%) CSS
6 73 (32.88%) Java
7 70 (31.53%) CMS
8 63 (28.38%) Marketing
9 54 (24.32%) E-Commerce
10 52 (23.42%) Analytics
11 47 (21.17%) Content Management
12 43 (19.37%) Scrum
13 40 (18.02%) XML
14 39 (17.57%) Adobe Analytics
15 37 (16.67%) JIRA
16 35 (15.77%) CRM
17 32 (14.41%) REST
18 31 (13.96%) User Experience
18 31 (13.96%) Front End Development
19 29 (13.06%) Git (software)
20 26 (11.71%) Project Management
20 26 (11.71%) Adobe Campaign
21 25 (11.26%) SOAP
21 25 (11.26%) Web Services
22 24 (10.81%) Apache
22 24 (10.81%) Retail
22 24 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
23 23 (10.36%) hybris
23 23 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
24 22 (9.91%) WebSphere

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 70 (31.53%) CMS
2 24 (10.81%) Apache
3 22 (9.91%) Confluence
3 22 (9.91%) WebSphere
4 7 (3.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.80%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.35%) CoreMedia CMS
6 3 (1.35%) WordPress
7 2 (0.90%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.90%) Mule
7 2 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.45%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.45%) IIS
8 1 (0.45%) Mule ESB
8 1 (0.45%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 17 (7.66%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.05%) Sketch
3 7 (3.15%) InDesign
4 5 (2.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.35%) InVision
6 2 (0.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.90%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.45%) Figma
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 26 (11.71%) Adobe Campaign
2 13 (5.86%) Magento
3 12 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.35%) Eloqua
4 3 (1.35%) Fredhopper
5 2 (0.90%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 39 (17.57%) Adobe Analytics
2 13 (5.86%) AWS
3 9 (4.05%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 6 (2.70%) PaaS
5 5 (2.25%) IaaS
5 5 (2.25%) SaaS
6 4 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 4 (1.80%) Datadog
6 4 (1.80%) Force.com
6 4 (1.80%) GitHub
6 4 (1.80%) Google Analytics
6 4 (1.80%) Serverless
7 3 (1.35%) Algolia
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.35%) Azure
7 3 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.90%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.90%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.90%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.95%) Jackrabbit
2 5 (2.25%) RDBMS
2 5 (2.25%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.80%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.90%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.90%) MySQL
4 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 37 (16.67%) JIRA
2 29 (13.06%) Git (software)
3 17 (7.66%) Jenkins
4 16 (7.21%) Maven
5 10 (4.50%) JUnit
6 9 (4.05%) Grunt
7 8 (3.60%) Bower
7 8 (3.60%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.60%) Mockito
8 7 (3.15%) Mercurial
9 6 (2.70%) Selenium
10 3 (1.35%) Axure RP
10 3 (1.35%) git-flow
10 3 (1.35%) JBehave
11 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.90%) CircleCI
11 2 (0.90%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.90%) Subversion
12 1 (0.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 63 (28.38%) Marketing
2 24 (10.81%) Retail
3 20 (9.01%) Finance
4 13 (5.86%) Banking
5 9 (4.05%) Legal
6 7 (3.15%) Advertising
6 7 (3.15%) Games
7 6 (2.70%) Telecoms
8 5 (2.25%) Publishing
9 4 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.80%) Public Sector
10 3 (1.35%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.90%) Electronics
11 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.45%) Automotive
12 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 85 (38.29%) Developer
2 22 (9.91%) Architect
3 21 (9.46%) Analyst
4 20 (9.01%) Java Developer
5 18 (8.11%) Consultant
5 18 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 17 (7.66%) Designer
6 17 (7.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 16 (7.21%) Solutions Architect
8 15 (6.76%) Business Analyst
9 10 (4.50%) Digital Designer
10 8 (3.60%) Digital Project Manager
10 8 (3.60%) E-Commerce Analyst
10 8 (3.60%) React Developer
11 7 (3.15%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
11 7 (3.15%) Full Stack Developer
11 7 (3.15%) IT Manager
11 7 (3.15%) IT Project Manager
11 7 (3.15%) Senior Manager
12 6 (2.70%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (38.74%) HTML
2 85 (38.29%) CSS
3 40 (18.02%) XML
4 32 (14.41%) REST
5 25 (11.26%) SOAP
5 25 (11.26%) Web Services
6 20 (9.01%) HTML5
6 20 (9.01%) OSGi
7 19 (8.56%) JSON
8 18 (8.11%) jQuery
9 16 (7.21%) AngularJS
9 16 (7.21%) React
9 16 (7.21%) Sass
10 15 (6.76%) Node.js
11 14 (6.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (4.95%) Apache Sling
12 11 (4.95%) CSS3
12 11 (4.95%) SAML
12 11 (4.95%) Spring
13 10 (4.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.96%) User Experience
2 15 (6.76%) Marketing Technology
3 9 (4.05%) Virtual Team
4 8 (3.60%) Vector Graphics
5 6 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.25%) Social Media
7 4 (1.80%) W3C
8 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.35%) FMCG
9 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.90%) PMI
10 1 (0.45%) Animation
10 1 (0.45%) Blog
10 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.45%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.95%) Unix
2 5 (2.25%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) AIX
3 1 (0.45%) Android
3 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (40.99%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (24.32%) E-Commerce
3 52 (23.42%) Analytics
4 47 (21.17%) Content Management
5 43 (19.37%) Scrum
6 35 (15.77%) CRM
7 31 (13.96%) Front End Development
8 26 (11.71%) Project Management
9 24 (10.81%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 23 (10.36%) Stakeholder Management
11 22 (9.91%) Wireframes
12 20 (9.01%) DevOps
12 20 (9.01%) Microservices
13 19 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
14 18 (8.11%) SEO
15 16 (7.21%) Test Automation
16 15 (6.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
16 15 (6.76%) Web Development
17 14 (6.31%) User Stories
18 13 (5.86%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 105 (47.30%) JavaScript
2 73 (32.88%) Java
3 9 (4.05%) Java 8
4 6 (2.70%) Python
5 4 (1.80%) Go
5 4 (1.80%) SQL
6 2 (0.90%) PHP
7 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.45%) C
7 1 (0.45%) Perl
7 1 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.60%) Degree
2 6 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.80%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.15%) PMO
1 7 (3.15%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.70%) TeamSite
2 5 (2.25%) Ansible
2 5 (2.25%) Terraform
3 3 (1.35%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.35%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 200 (90.09%) Adobe
2 23 (10.36%) hybris
3 16 (7.21%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (6.31%) Google
4 14 (6.31%) SAP
5 9 (4.05%) Perforce
5 9 (4.05%) Sitecore
6 8 (3.60%) IBM
7 7 (3.15%) Ensighten
7 7 (3.15%) New Relic
7 7 (3.15%) Tealium
8 6 (2.70%) MuleSoft
9 5 (2.25%) Atlassian
9 5 (2.25%) Oracle
10 4 (1.80%) PagerDuty
11 3 (1.35%) Elastic Path
12 2 (0.90%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.90%) ForgeRock
12 2 (0.90%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (0.90%) Splunk