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 3 months to 24 June 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 449 461 349
Rank change year-on-year +12 -112  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 153 186 333
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.35% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.00% 1.92% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 107 198
Median daily rate £450 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £383 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £373 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -17.22% +12.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.00% -39.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -14.00% -39.75%  

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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7666 9702 9993
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.57% 18.04% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4894 6463 6228
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 236 343
Median hourly rate £24.50 £20.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.51% +1.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Adobe Experience Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 June 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
England +22 150 £450 -2.70% 31
London -21 112 £475 - 21
South East +38 15 £373 -17.22% 4
City of London -8 13 £481 +1.31% 3
Surrey +12 10 £361 -34.31% 3
North West +22 6 £440 -1.40% 1
East Midlands -2 6 - - 2
Woking - 6 £373 -
East of England 0 5 £379 - 1
Essex - 5 £379 -
Canary Wharf - 5 £450 -
Cheshire +24 3 £440 -1.40% 1
Berkshire +21 3 £538 +56.36%
Manchester - 3 £350 -
Bracknell - 3 £538 -
Leicestershire -9 2 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Cardiff - 2 £240 -
South Wales - 2 £240 -
Yorkshire - 2 £600 - 1
Wales - 2 £240 -
Macclesfield - 2 £440 -
Leeds - 2 £600 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £600 - 1
Nottingham - 2 - -
Guildford - 2 - - 3
Scotland +43 1 £325 -35.00%
Leicester -2 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £284 -
Alderley Edge - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 with a requirement for Adobe Experience Manager.

1 348 (80.74%) Adobe
2 197 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (42.92%) JavaScript
4 178 (41.30%) Java
5 158 (36.66%) CMS
6 144 (33.41%) CSS
7 140 (32.48%) HTML
8 103 (23.90%) Content Management
9 98 (22.74%) Marketing
10 82 (19.03%) AngularJS
11 70 (16.24%) Front End Development
12 68 (15.78%) XML
13 62 (14.39%) E-Commerce
14 58 (13.46%) HTML5
14 58 (13.46%) jQuery
15 57 (13.23%) Scrum
16 55 (12.76%) User Experience
17 52 (12.06%) Web Services
18 51 (11.83%) CSS3
18 51 (11.83%) DevOps
19 44 (10.21%) JSP
20 43 (9.98%) Maven
20 43 (9.98%) React
21 41 (9.51%) REST
21 41 (9.51%) Spring
22 38 (8.82%) Analytics
23 37 (8.58%) JIRA
23 37 (8.58%) MVC
24 35 (8.12%) TDD
25 34 (7.89%) Analytical Skills

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
1 158 (36.66%) CMS
2 23 (5.34%) Apache
3 20 (4.64%) Confluence
4 17 (3.94%) WebSphere
5 13 (3.02%) Apache Solr
6 9 (2.09%) JBoss
6 9 (2.09%) Tomcat
7 7 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.39%) Magnolia
9 5 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (0.93%) Mule
11 3 (0.70%) Drupal
11 3 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.70%) IIS
11 3 (0.70%) SAS
11 3 (0.70%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.70%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.46%) Documentum
Applications
1 12 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.09%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.70%) Mingle
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (2.32%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.16%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.46%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.23%) FastStats
4 1 (0.23%) FastStats PeopleStage
4 1 (0.23%) SessionCam
4 1 (0.23%) Social Studio
4 1 (0.23%) Unica
4 1 (0.23%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.96%) Adobe Analytics
2 25 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.86%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.62%) Google Analytics
5 6 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.39%) SaaS
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.93%) CloudFront
6 4 (0.93%) G Suite
7 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.46%) SmartFocus
8 1 (0.23%) IaaS
8 1 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.23%) Office 365
8 1 (0.23%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.94%) WebEx
2 10 (2.32%) DNS
3 8 (1.86%) HTTP
4 7 (1.62%) Internet
4 7 (1.62%) Intranet
5 4 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.93%) LDAP
5 4 (0.93%) SMS
6 3 (0.70%) SSL
7 2 (0.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.09%) Big Data
1 9 (2.09%) Jackrabbit
1 9 (2.09%) MongoDB
1 9 (2.09%) Relational Database
2 7 (1.62%) SQL Server
3 6 (1.39%) Data Mining
3 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (0.93%) MySQL
4 4 (0.93%) OLTP
4 4 (0.93%) Power BI
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (0.93%) Star Schema
5 2 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.46%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.46%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.46%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 43 (9.98%) Maven
2 37 (8.58%) JIRA
3 32 (7.42%) Jenkins
4 19 (4.41%) Subversion
5 17 (3.94%) Git (software)
6 16 (3.71%) Eclipse
7 14 (3.25%) Gradle
7 14 (3.25%) Selenium
8 9 (2.09%) JUnit
9 8 (1.86%) TortoiseSVN
10 7 (1.62%) gulp
10 7 (1.62%) Hudson
10 7 (1.62%) TestDirector
11 6 (1.39%) Ant
11 6 (1.39%) WebDriver
12 5 (1.16%) Checkstyle
12 5 (1.16%) Grunt
12 5 (1.16%) IntelliJ
12 5 (1.16%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.16%) TestNG
General
1 98 (22.74%) Marketing
2 24 (5.57%) Finance
3 22 (5.10%) Retail
4 19 (4.41%) Banking
5 12 (2.78%) Advertising
6 7 (1.62%) Legal
6 7 (1.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.39%) Publishing
8 5 (1.16%) Automotive
9 4 (0.93%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.46%) Billing
11 2 (0.46%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.23%) French Language
12 1 (0.23%) German Language
12 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 234 (54.29%) Developer
2 56 (12.99%) Java Developer
3 51 (11.83%) Architect
4 43 (9.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 39 (9.05%) JavaScript Developer
6 34 (7.89%) Analyst
7 24 (5.57%) Solutions Architect
8 21 (4.87%) Business Analyst
9 18 (4.18%) Consultant
10 17 (3.94%) Senior Developer
10 17 (3.94%) Trainer
11 16 (3.71%) CMS Developer
11 16 (3.71%) Technical Trainer
12 15 (3.48%) Technical Architect
13 14 (3.25%) Technical Leader
13 14 (3.25%) UI Developer
14 13 (3.02%) DevOps Engineer
14 13 (3.02%) HTML Developer
14 13 (3.02%) Technical Solutions Architect
15 12 (2.78%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (33.41%) CSS
2 140 (32.48%) HTML
3 82 (19.03%) AngularJS
4 68 (15.78%) XML
5 58 (13.46%) HTML5
5 58 (13.46%) jQuery
6 52 (12.06%) Web Services
7 51 (11.83%) CSS3
8 44 (10.21%) JSP
9 43 (9.98%) React
10 41 (9.51%) REST
10 41 (9.51%) Spring
11 31 (7.19%) J2EE
12 27 (6.26%) Java EE
13 26 (6.03%) Apache Sling
14 25 (5.80%) Servlets
14 25 (5.80%) SOAP
15 24 (5.57%) Apache Felix
16 22 (5.10%) JSON
16 22 (5.10%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 55 (12.76%) User Experience
2 34 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.71%) iPad
4 13 (3.02%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.32%) Social Media
6 8 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.62%) Web 2.0
8 6 (1.39%) FMCG
8 6 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.39%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.93%) Data Centre
10 4 (0.93%) PlayStation
11 3 (0.70%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.46%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.18%) Linux
2 12 (2.78%) Unix
3 9 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.86%) Android
5 5 (1.16%) Windows
6 3 (0.70%) AIX
6 3 (0.70%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (23.90%) Content Management
3 70 (16.24%) Front End Development
4 62 (14.39%) E-Commerce
5 57 (13.23%) Scrum
6 51 (11.83%) DevOps
7 38 (8.82%) Analytics
8 37 (8.58%) MVC
9 35 (8.12%) TDD
10 31 (7.19%) Web Development
11 28 (6.50%) Migration
12 26 (6.03%) Test Automation
12 26 (6.03%) User Stories
13 22 (5.10%) BDD
14 21 (4.87%) Digital Marketing
14 21 (4.87%) Software Testing
15 20 (4.64%) Software Engineering
15 20 (4.64%) Test Scripting
16 19 (4.41%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (4.41%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 185 (42.92%) JavaScript
2 178 (41.30%) Java
3 33 (7.66%) SQL
4 14 (3.25%) C#
5 9 (2.09%) Perl
6 8 (1.86%) ES6
6 8 (1.86%) Python
7 7 (1.62%) Ruby
8 6 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 6 (1.39%) PHP
8 6 (1.39%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.16%) Jython
10 4 (0.93%) R
11 3 (0.70%) Groovy
11 3 (0.70%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.46%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.23%) C
13 1 (0.23%) C++
13 1 (0.23%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (3.71%) Degree
2 6 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.93%) ISEB
4 3 (0.70%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.46%) CISA
5 2 (0.46%) CISM
5 2 (0.46%) CISSP
5 2 (0.46%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.02%) QA
2 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.46%) FedRAMP
3 2 (0.46%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
1 2 (0.46%) Apache Flume
1 2 (0.46%) Docker
1 2 (0.46%) HDFS
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.23%) vCloud
2 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (1.16%) Ansible
3 4 (0.93%) Kibana
4 3 (0.70%) logstash
4 3 (0.70%) Puppet
5 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.23%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 348 (80.74%) Adobe
2 20 (4.64%) Oracle
3 19 (4.41%) IBM
4 11 (2.55%) Google
5 10 (2.32%) SAP
6 9 (2.09%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.86%) Atlassian
8 7 (1.62%) ATG
8 7 (1.62%) Omniture
8 7 (1.62%) Sitecore
9 6 (1.39%) hybris
9 6 (1.39%) Splunk
9 6 (1.39%) Tableau
10 5 (1.16%) AppDynamics
11 4 (0.93%) Alterian
11 4 (0.93%) Cisco
11 4 (0.93%) Cognos
11 4 (0.93%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 3 (0.70%) Microsoft
12 3 (0.70%) Perforce
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