Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 398 589
Rank change year-on-year -94 +191 -122
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 426 508 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.55% 0.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.56% 3.20% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 302 168
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -0.57% -1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £625 £606 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +17.86% -12.50% +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £25.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +290.29% -39.41% -19.81%
10th Percentile £100.25 £21.43 £37.25
90th Percentile £100.75 £31.48 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £25.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year - -39.41% -

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 16,650 15,858 18,318
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.47% 17.11% 17.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,041 10,218 11,739
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £243
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £388 £393
% change year-on-year +6.45% -1.46% +4.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 329 462
UK median hourly rate £18.67 £19.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.75% -9.52% +13.51%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.65 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% +14.29%

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 19 April 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
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 19 April 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 -81 413 £450 +0.28% 51
London -63 301 £475 +5.56% 40
UK excluding London -47 121 £413 +17.86% 13
South East -24 44 £445 +36.92% 3
Midlands +4 28 £450 +12.50% 4
North of England +2 25 £338 -14.29% 1
West Midlands +1 20 £413 +26.92% 3
North West -7 18 £238 -29.63%
East of England -25 11 £450 +28.57% 2
Scotland -34 9 £390 +15.56% 1
Yorkshire -19 7 £363 -30.95% 1
East Midlands -16 5 £475 +18.75% 1
South West +7 4 £425 -2.86% 1

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 384 (90.14%) Adobe
2 196 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (42.72%) Java
4 120 (28.17%) CMS
5 114 (26.76%) JavaScript
5 114 (26.76%) HTML
6 109 (25.59%) Content Management
7 103 (24.18%) CSS
8 74 (17.37%) Marketing
9 73 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
9 73 (17.14%) Jenkins
10 70 (16.43%) DevOps
11 67 (15.73%) Scrum
12 65 (15.26%) Maven
12 65 (15.26%) QA
13 62 (14.55%) Analytics
14 61 (14.32%) OSGi
15 60 (14.08%) E-Commerce
16 58 (13.62%) jQuery
17 57 (13.38%) Front End Development
18 54 (12.68%) TDD
19 52 (12.21%) HTML5
20 51 (11.97%) Unit Testing
20 51 (11.97%) User Experience
21 49 (11.50%) JSR 170
21 49 (11.50%) Finance
22 47 (11.03%) JIRA
23 44 (10.33%) BDD
24 42 (9.86%) Spring
24 42 (9.86%) Problem-Solving

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
1 120 (28.17%) CMS
2 24 (5.63%) Apache
3 23 (5.40%) Confluence
4 15 (3.52%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (3.29%) Mule
5 14 (3.29%) Mule ESB
5 14 (3.29%) WordPress
6 13 (3.05%) Drupal
7 12 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.58%) Apache Solr
9 9 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
9 9 (2.11%) WebSphere
10 7 (1.64%) LiveCycle
11 5 (1.17%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.94%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.94%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.70%) IBM HTTP Server
13 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
14 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
14 2 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 18 (4.23%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.94%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.23%) InDesign
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.88%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.17%) Magento
3 4 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.23%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.39%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.45%) Adobe Analytics
3 20 (4.69%) Google Analytics
4 19 (4.46%) Amazon S3
5 18 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (2.58%) Amazon ELB
7 9 (2.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 9 (2.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 9 (2.11%) CloudFront
8 7 (1.64%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (1.64%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.64%) GitHub
8 7 (1.64%) PaaS
8 7 (1.64%) Serverless
9 4 (0.94%) Datadog
9 4 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (0.94%) Trello
10 3 (0.70%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.70%) SaaS
11 2 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.58%) SMS
2 6 (1.41%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) DNS
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) SMTP
4 1 (0.23%) SNMP
4 1 (0.23%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.05%) MongoDB
2 10 (2.35%) MySQL
3 8 (1.88%) Jackrabbit
4 7 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (1.41%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.94%) DB2
6 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.47%) Big Data
7 2 (0.47%) DbVisualizer
7 2 (0.47%) InfluxDB
7 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.47%) Redis
7 2 (0.47%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 73 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 65 (15.26%) Maven
3 47 (11.03%) JIRA
4 39 (9.15%) Git (software)
4 39 (9.15%) Mockito
5 36 (8.45%) SonarQube
6 32 (7.51%) Sonatype Nexus
7 23 (5.40%) JUnit
8 21 (4.93%) Grunt
9 19 (4.46%) Eclipse
10 17 (3.99%) gulp
11 12 (2.82%) Selenium
12 11 (2.58%) Cucumber
12 11 (2.58%) Mercurial
13 9 (2.11%) Bitbucket
13 9 (2.11%) Gradle
13 9 (2.11%) Subversion
14 8 (1.88%) webpack
15 7 (1.64%) Jasmine
15 7 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 74 (17.37%) Marketing
2 49 (11.50%) Finance
3 22 (5.16%) Banking
4 17 (3.99%) Publishing
5 12 (2.82%) Retail
6 11 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.41%) Advertising
8 5 (1.17%) Automotive
8 5 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.94%) Law
10 3 (0.70%) Cantonese Language
10 3 (0.70%) French Language
10 3 (0.70%) German Language
10 3 (0.70%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.70%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.70%) Mandarin Language
10 3 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Russian Language
10 3 (0.70%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 217 (50.94%) Developer
2 45 (10.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 43 (10.09%) Java Developer
4 29 (6.81%) Architect
4 29 (6.81%) Consultant
5 23 (5.40%) Analyst
6 22 (5.16%) Project Manager
7 19 (4.46%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (3.76%) Business Analyst
8 16 (3.76%) Tester
9 15 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.29%) Digital Analyst
11 13 (3.05%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.05%) UI Developer
12 11 (2.58%) Digital Business Analyst
12 11 (2.58%) Lead Developer
12 11 (2.58%) QA Tester
13 10 (2.35%) Solutions Architect
14 8 (1.88%) AWS DevOps
14 8 (1.88%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (26.76%) HTML
2 103 (24.18%) CSS
3 61 (14.32%) OSGi
4 58 (13.62%) jQuery
5 52 (12.21%) HTML5
6 49 (11.50%) JSR 170
7 42 (9.86%) Spring
8 41 (9.62%) CSS3
9 39 (9.15%) XML
10 37 (8.69%) Web Services
11 33 (7.75%) AngularJS
12 32 (7.51%) REST
13 31 (7.28%) PowerMock
14 28 (6.57%) .NET
15 26 (6.10%) React
16 25 (5.87%) Ajax
17 19 (4.46%) J2EE
17 19 (4.46%) Sass
18 18 (4.23%) SOAP
19 16 (3.76%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.97%) User Experience
2 41 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (1.88%) Web 2.0
5 7 (1.64%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.17%) Virtual Team
7 4 (0.94%) Video on Demand
8 3 (0.70%) iPad
8 3 (0.70%) Replication
8 3 (0.70%) Taxonomies
8 3 (0.70%) Vector Graphics
9 2 (0.47%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.47%) Fintech
9 2 (0.47%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.47%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.47%) W3C
10 1 (0.23%) Social Media
10 1 (0.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.28%) Linux
2 23 (5.40%) Unix
3 3 (0.70%) AIX
3 3 (0.70%) Solaris
4 2 (0.47%) HPUX
5 1 (0.23%) Android
5 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (25.59%) Content Management
3 73 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
4 70 (16.43%) DevOps
5 67 (15.73%) Scrum
6 62 (14.55%) Analytics
7 60 (14.08%) E-Commerce
8 57 (13.38%) Front End Development
9 54 (12.68%) TDD
10 51 (11.97%) Unit Testing
11 44 (10.33%) BDD
12 42 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
13 41 (9.62%) Software Engineering
14 35 (8.22%) Mentoring
15 34 (7.98%) Kanban
16 30 (7.04%) Test Automation
17 29 (6.81%) Software Architecture
18 28 (6.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 27 (6.34%) Migration
20 26 (6.10%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 182 (42.72%) Java
2 114 (26.76%) JavaScript
3 28 (6.57%) Perl
4 19 (4.46%) Bash Shell
4 19 (4.46%) Java 8
5 17 (3.99%) Python
5 17 (3.99%) Ruby
6 14 (3.29%) ES6
7 13 (3.05%) SQL
8 10 (2.35%) PHP
9 8 (1.88%) C#
10 5 (1.17%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.47%) ES7
11 2 (0.47%) ES8
11 2 (0.47%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.47%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.23%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.23%) C
12 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.23%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (5.40%) Degree
2 10 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.47%) PMI Certification
3 2 (0.47%) RHCE
4 1 (0.23%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) ISEB
4 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.23%) PMP
4 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (15.26%) QA
2 8 (1.88%) WCAG
3 5 (1.17%) PMO
4 2 (0.47%) SLA
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.23%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (2.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (3.52%) Puppet
2 12 (2.82%) Terraform
3 9 (2.11%) ZABBIX
4 7 (1.64%) Kibana
4 7 (1.64%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.41%) Nagios
6 5 (1.17%) Rundeck
6 5 (1.17%) TeamSite
7 4 (0.94%) Ansible
7 4 (0.94%) Pingdom
7 4 (0.94%) Uchiwa
8 3 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.47%) logstash
9 2 (0.47%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.23%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.23%) OpenSSO
10 1 (0.23%) Salt
10 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 384 (90.14%) Adobe
2 29 (6.81%) Coverity
2 29 (6.81%) hybris
3 26 (6.10%) Google
4 16 (3.76%) Sitecore
5 15 (3.52%) Splunk
6 14 (3.29%) New Relic
7 13 (3.05%) AppDynamics
8 12 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.11%) IBM
10 8 (1.88%) Perforce
11 7 (1.64%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.41%) Apigee
12 6 (1.41%) Oracle
12 6 (1.41%) Tealium
13 5 (1.17%) ATG
14 4 (0.94%) Omniture
14 4 (0.94%) SAP
15 3 (0.70%) VMware
16 2 (0.47%) Atlassian