Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 564 570 491
Rank change year-on-year +6 -79 -63
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 341 304 457
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.98% 1.83% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 183 267
UK median daily rate £475 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +8.33% -0.83%
10th Percentile £327 £313 £350
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £40.00 £48.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.25% -17.31% +28.75%
10th Percentile £29.90 £20.75 £30.18
90th Percentile £100.75 £50.13 £56.87
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £39.75 £33.75
% change year-on-year -20.75% +17.78% -10.17%

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 17,210 16,596 19,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.75% 16.80% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,262 10,761 13,168
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £255
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 429 421 499
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -2.44% +2.50%
10th Percentile £12.23 £11.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £20.89
% change year-on-year +2.50% -4.26% +4.45%

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 21 September 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 September 2018. 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 +12 334 £475 -2.56% 36
London -37 200 £525 +5.00% 23
UK excluding London +48 138 £450 +12.50% 14
South East +14 50 £460 +8.24% 1
North of England +3 37 £425 -3.41% 4
Midlands +4 30 £450 +16.88% 4
Yorkshire +10 29 £425 +13.33% 2
West Midlands -5 19 £450 -
East Midlands +11 9 £550 +71.88% 4
South West -4 9 £453 +0.63% 1
North West -14 8 £425 -3.41% 2
East of England -6 7 £500 +17.65% 3
Scotland -17 6 £368 +13.08% 1

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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.

1 312 (91.50%) Adobe
2 157 (46.04%) Java
3 125 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (27.86%) JavaScript
5 90 (26.39%) HTML
6 79 (23.17%) CSS
6 79 (23.17%) Content Management
7 75 (21.99%) CMS
8 73 (21.41%) Jenkins
9 69 (20.23%) Marketing
10 68 (19.94%) DevOps
11 64 (18.77%) Maven
12 58 (17.01%) E-Commerce
12 58 (17.01%) Git (software)
13 51 (14.96%) jQuery
13 51 (14.96%) QA
14 50 (14.66%) User Experience
14 50 (14.66%) Analytics
15 46 (13.49%) Microservices
16 45 (13.20%) hybris
16 45 (13.20%) Spring
17 44 (12.90%) OSGi
18 43 (12.61%) Web Services
19 42 (12.32%) HTML5
20 40 (11.73%) AngularJS
21 39 (11.44%) JSR 170
22 36 (10.56%) Scrum
22 36 (10.56%) Front End Development
22 36 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
23 35 (10.26%) Continuous Integration

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 75 (21.99%) CMS
2 27 (7.92%) Elasticsearch
3 20 (5.87%) Confluence
4 13 (3.81%) SharePoint
5 11 (3.23%) Drupal
6 10 (2.93%) LiveCycle
7 8 (2.35%) Apache Solr
8 7 (2.05%) Alfresco
8 7 (2.05%) FileNet
8 7 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.76%) Apache
9 6 (1.76%) Documentum
9 6 (1.76%) Liferay
9 6 (1.76%) LiveLink
9 6 (1.76%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.76%) WordPress
10 5 (1.47%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (0.88%) Mule
11 3 (0.88%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 8 (2.35%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.17%) Acrobat
2 4 (1.17%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.17%) InDesign
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (2.64%) Eloqua
1 9 (2.64%) SAP Hybris
2 5 (1.47%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.56%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (7.62%) Amazon EC2
3 25 (7.33%) Amazon S3
4 20 (5.87%) GitHub
5 18 (5.28%) Adobe Analytics
5 18 (5.28%) Amazon ELB
6 12 (3.52%) Google Analytics
7 7 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (2.05%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 7 (2.05%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (2.05%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (2.05%) CloudFront
7 7 (2.05%) Serverless
8 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (1.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.59%) SaaS
11 1 (0.29%) npm
11 1 (0.29%) Sauce Labs
11 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) Internet
1 3 (0.88%) SMS
2 2 (0.59%) HTTP
2 2 (0.59%) Network Security
3 1 (0.29%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) Extranet
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.33%) MongoDB
2 23 (6.74%) MySQL
3 18 (5.28%) InfluxDB
4 7 (2.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (1.76%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.47%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.17%) SQLite
8 3 (0.88%) Big Data
8 3 (0.88%) Jackrabbit
9 2 (0.59%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.29%) ObjectStore
Development Applications
1 73 (21.41%) Jenkins
2 64 (18.77%) Maven
3 58 (17.01%) Git (software)
4 29 (8.50%) Sonatype Nexus
5 23 (6.74%) JIRA
6 21 (6.16%) SonarQube
7 19 (5.57%) Bitbucket
8 18 (5.28%) Artifactory
9 15 (4.40%) Mockito
10 14 (4.11%) Gradle
11 13 (3.81%) Eclipse
11 13 (3.81%) Selenium
12 10 (2.93%) JUnit
12 10 (2.93%) Subversion
13 8 (2.35%) Grunt
13 8 (2.35%) gulp
14 7 (2.05%) Checkstyle
14 7 (2.05%) IntelliJ
14 7 (2.05%) Mercurial
14 7 (2.05%) Xcode
General
1 69 (20.23%) Marketing
2 33 (9.68%) Finance
3 19 (5.57%) Banking
4 12 (3.52%) Publishing
5 9 (2.64%) Retail
6 6 (1.76%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.47%) Advertising
8 4 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.88%) Cantonese Language
9 3 (0.88%) French Language
9 3 (0.88%) German Language
9 3 (0.88%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.88%) Japanese Language
9 3 (0.88%) Mandarin Language
9 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
9 3 (0.88%) Russian Language
9 3 (0.88%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.59%) Billing
11 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 164 (48.09%) Developer
2 32 (9.38%) Architect
2 32 (9.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (9.09%) Analyst
3 31 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 29 (8.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (7.92%) Java Developer
6 20 (5.87%) Digital Business Analyst
7 17 (4.99%) Digital Analyst
8 15 (4.40%) AWS DevOps
8 15 (4.40%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 15 (4.40%) AWS Engineer
9 12 (3.52%) JavaScript Developer
10 11 (3.23%) Designer
11 10 (2.93%) Project Manager
11 10 (2.93%) UI Developer
12 9 (2.64%) Consultant
12 9 (2.64%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (2.35%) Digital Project Manager
13 8 (2.35%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (26.39%) HTML
2 79 (23.17%) CSS
3 51 (14.96%) jQuery
4 45 (13.20%) Spring
5 44 (12.90%) OSGi
6 43 (12.61%) Web Services
7 42 (12.32%) HTML5
8 40 (11.73%) AngularJS
9 39 (11.44%) JSR 170
10 29 (8.50%) REST
10 29 (8.50%) XML
11 27 (7.92%) Spring Boot
12 26 (7.62%) J2EE
13 24 (7.04%) JSON
14 23 (6.74%) CSS3
14 23 (6.74%) RESTful
15 22 (6.45%) React
16 21 (6.16%) .NET
16 21 (6.16%) Sass
16 21 (6.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.66%) User Experience
2 13 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.52%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.35%) Algorithms
4 8 (2.35%) Computer Science
5 6 (1.76%) Social Media
6 5 (1.47%) iPad
6 5 (1.47%) Replication
7 4 (1.17%) NHS
8 3 (0.88%) Clustering
9 2 (0.59%) FMCG
9 2 (0.59%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.59%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.29%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.29%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.29%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.29%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.29%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.29%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.23%) Linux
2 8 (2.35%) Unix
3 4 (1.17%) Android
3 4 (1.17%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
4 3 (0.88%) Solaris
4 3 (0.88%) Windows
5 1 (0.29%) AIX
5 1 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (36.66%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (23.17%) Content Management
3 68 (19.94%) DevOps
4 58 (17.01%) E-Commerce
5 50 (14.66%) Analytics
6 46 (13.49%) Microservices
7 36 (10.56%) Front End Development
7 36 (10.56%) Scrum
8 35 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (9.68%) BDD
10 31 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 28 (8.21%) TDD
12 23 (6.74%) MVC
12 23 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (6.74%) User Stories
12 23 (6.74%) Workflow
13 22 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (6.16%) Kanban
14 21 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
15 20 (5.87%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 157 (46.04%) Java
2 95 (27.86%) JavaScript
3 29 (8.50%) Python
4 23 (6.74%) Perl
5 19 (5.57%) Ruby
6 12 (3.52%) Bash Shell
7 10 (2.93%) Java 8
8 8 (2.35%) ES6
9 6 (1.76%) SQL
10 4 (1.17%) C
10 4 (1.17%) Objective-C
10 4 (1.17%) PHP
10 4 (1.17%) TypeScript
11 3 (0.88%) ES8
12 1 (0.29%) C#
12 1 (0.29%) ES7
12 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (4.69%) Degree
2 6 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.59%) ISEB
4 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.29%) PMP
4 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (14.96%) QA
2 8 (2.35%) SLA
3 5 (1.47%) PMO
4 2 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 13 (3.81%) Docker
2 3 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (8.21%) Terraform
2 24 (7.04%) Puppet
3 19 (5.57%) Nagios
3 19 (5.57%) Uchiwa
3 19 (5.57%) ZABBIX
4 18 (5.28%) Kibana
4 18 (5.28%) logstash
4 18 (5.28%) Pingdom
5 14 (4.11%) Ansible
5 14 (4.11%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.17%) TeamSite
8 2 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 312 (91.50%) Adobe
2 45 (13.20%) hybris
3 26 (7.62%) New Relic
4 18 (5.28%) PagerDuty
5 17 (4.99%) Google
6 13 (3.81%) IBM
6 13 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (3.81%) Sitecore
7 12 (3.52%) Coverity
7 12 (3.52%) Oracle
8 11 (3.23%) Splunk
9 10 (2.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 9 (2.64%) SAP
11 7 (2.05%) Apigee
12 6 (1.76%) FatWire
12 6 (1.76%) Interwoven
12 6 (1.76%) OpenText
12 6 (1.76%) Vignette
12 6 (1.76%) Xerox
13 5 (1.47%) ATG