Period
to 27 January 2020

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 27 January 2020 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
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 581 603 538
Rank change year-on-year +22 -65 -83
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 165 291 375
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% 1.80% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 172 225
UK median daily rate £513 £484 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.94% -3.25% +16.28%
10th Percentile £313 £307 £313
90th Percentile £625 £600 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £400
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.75

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 10,239 16,144 16,408
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.32% 16.48% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,630 10,432 10,936
UK median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £255 £275 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 348 407
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £19.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.41% +1.79%
10th Percentile £11.28 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.43 £47.80 £47.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -5.00%

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 27 January 2020.

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 10 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 27 January 2020. 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 +13 150 £500 +4.17% 25
London +40 107 £525 +5.00% 22
UK excluding London +56 58 £425 +1.80% 6
South East +17 20 £463 +15.63% 1
South West +31 18 £325 -40.91%
Scotland +35 15 £550 -4.35% 3
North of England +35 4 £500 +11.11%
Yorkshire +38 3 £550 +13.99%
North West +21 1 £450 +221.43%
East of England +21 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, 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.

1 159 (96.36%) Adobe
2 70 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (33.94%) JavaScript
4 54 (32.73%) CMS
5 49 (29.70%) Java
6 47 (28.48%) HTML
7 42 (25.45%) CSS
8 40 (24.24%) Marketing
9 36 (21.82%) Scrum
10 34 (20.61%) Content Management
11 30 (18.18%) Project Management
11 30 (18.18%) User Experience
12 27 (16.36%) E-Commerce
12 27 (16.36%) Analytics
13 26 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (15.15%) Front End Development
15 22 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
16 19 (11.52%) CRM
16 19 (11.52%) XML
16 19 (11.52%) Photoshop
16 19 (11.52%) JIRA
17 18 (10.91%) Adobe Analytics
17 18 (10.91%) Finance
18 17 (10.30%) Retail
18 17 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
19 16 (9.70%) AWS
19 16 (9.70%) HTML5
20 15 (9.09%) OSGi
20 15 (9.09%) Wireframes
20 15 (9.09%) DevOps

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 54 (32.73%) CMS
2 9 (5.45%) Confluence
2 9 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
2 9 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.64%) Apache
4 4 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.42%) Headless CMS
4 4 (2.42%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (1.82%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.21%) JBoss
6 2 (1.21%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.21%) WordPress
7 1 (0.61%) Anypoint
Applications
1 19 (11.52%) Photoshop
2 10 (6.06%) InDesign
2 10 (6.06%) Sketch
3 6 (3.64%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (1.82%) InVision
5 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.61%) Figma
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.42%) Adobe Campaign
1 4 (2.42%) Magento
1 4 (2.42%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (1.21%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.91%) Adobe Analytics
2 16 (9.70%) AWS
3 9 (5.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 8 (4.85%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (4.85%) Amazon S3
4 8 (4.85%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (2.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (2.42%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.42%) CloudFront
5 4 (2.42%) GitHub
5 4 (2.42%) Route 53
5 4 (2.42%) Serverless
6 3 (1.82%) Force.com
7 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.82%) HTTP
2 2 (1.21%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (2.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.61%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (11.52%) JIRA
2 14 (8.48%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.45%) Maven
4 6 (3.64%) IntelliJ
5 4 (2.42%) CircleCI
5 4 (2.42%) Gradle
6 3 (1.82%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.21%) Selenium
8 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.61%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.61%) Bower
8 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.61%) git-flow
8 1 (0.61%) Grunt
8 1 (0.61%) gulp
8 1 (0.61%) Hudson
8 1 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 40 (24.24%) Marketing
2 18 (10.91%) Finance
3 17 (10.30%) Retail
4 14 (8.48%) Banking
5 8 (4.85%) Games
6 7 (4.24%) Legal
7 5 (3.03%) Publishing
8 3 (1.82%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.82%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.82%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.82%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (30.91%) Developer
2 20 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 16 (9.70%) Analyst
4 13 (7.88%) Architect
5 12 (7.27%) Business Analyst
5 12 (7.27%) Consultant
6 11 (6.67%) Designer
7 10 (6.06%) Digital Designer
8 9 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 8 (4.85%) Digital Project Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Digital Transformation
10 7 (4.24%) Digital Transformation Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Digital Transformation Project Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Transformation Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Transformation Project Manager
11 5 (3.03%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Technical Architect
11 5 (3.03%) Technical Leader
12 4 (2.42%) IT Manager
12 4 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (28.48%) HTML
2 42 (25.45%) CSS
3 19 (11.52%) XML
4 16 (9.70%) HTML5
5 15 (9.09%) OSGi
6 14 (8.48%) React
7 13 (7.88%) JSR 170
8 12 (7.27%) Apache Sling
9 10 (6.06%) SAML
9 10 (6.06%) Sass
10 8 (4.85%) CSS3
10 8 (4.85%) JSON
10 8 (4.85%) Web Services
11 7 (4.24%) J2SE
11 7 (4.24%) REST
12 6 (3.64%) Ajax
12 6 (3.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (3.64%) XHTML
13 5 (3.03%) AngularJS
13 5 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.18%) User Experience
2 8 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.85%) W3C
3 6 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (3.03%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.21%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.21%) PMI
6 2 (1.21%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.21%) Social Media
6 2 (1.21%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.61%) Animation
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.61%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.03%) Unix
2 1 (0.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.82%) Scrum
3 34 (20.61%) Content Management
4 30 (18.18%) Project Management
5 27 (16.36%) Analytics
5 27 (16.36%) E-Commerce
6 26 (15.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (15.15%) Front End Development
8 22 (13.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 19 (11.52%) CRM
10 17 (10.30%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (9.09%) DevOps
11 15 (9.09%) Wireframes
12 14 (8.48%) Project Delivery
12 14 (8.48%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 12 (7.27%) Digital Marketing
13 12 (7.27%) SEO
14 11 (6.67%) User Stories
15 8 (4.85%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (4.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 56 (33.94%) JavaScript
2 49 (29.70%) Java
3 8 (4.85%) Java 8
4 4 (2.42%) C
4 4 (2.42%) Python
5 3 (1.82%) PHP
5 3 (1.82%) SQL
6 1 (0.61%) ES6
6 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (3.03%) Degree
1 5 (3.03%) Master's Degree
2 2 (1.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) QA
2 3 (1.82%) PMO
2 3 (1.82%) WCAG
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.24%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (3.64%) TeamSite
3 3 (1.82%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 159 (96.36%) Adobe
2 11 (6.67%) Google
2 11 (6.67%) Sitecore
3 10 (6.06%) Perforce
3 10 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.45%) hybris
5 4 (2.42%) IBM
5 4 (2.42%) Okta
6 2 (1.21%) ForgeRock
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.61%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle
7 1 (0.61%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) Yandex