Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 586 473 479
Rank change year-on-year -113 +6 +63
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 309 480 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.80% 2.46% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 287 282
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -1.37% +1.39%
10th Percentile £313 £334 £319
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +22.86% -22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.69% +12.87%
10th Percentile £39.90 £26.25 £34.90
90th Percentile £79.30 £56.87 £45.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £40.07
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.53% +16.14%

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 17169 19509 19860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.50% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11301 12635 12479
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.38%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 435 482 600
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Top 14 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 November 2017. 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 -105 303 £488 +8.33% 19
London -121 231 £500 +5.26% 12
UK excluding London 0 75 £430 +22.86% 7
South East +7 21 £450 +28.57% 3
East of England -18 19 £370 +5.71% 1
North of England +70 11 £331 -17.19% 2
South West +14 10 £463 -
Midlands -1 8 £475 +35.71% 1
Scotland -9 6 £325 -3.70%
Yorkshire +27 5 £338 +17.39% 1
North West +7 5 £231 -42.19% 1
East Midlands 0 5 £475 - 1
West Midlands -2 3 £450 +28.57%
North East - 1 £440 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 276 (89.32%) Adobe
2 162 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (46.28%) Java
4 115 (37.22%) HTML
5 108 (34.95%) CSS
5 108 (34.95%) JavaScript
6 107 (34.63%) CMS
7 95 (30.74%) Content Management
8 82 (26.54%) Finance
9 72 (23.30%) Scrum
10 68 (22.01%) Marketing
11 64 (20.71%) E-Commerce
11 64 (20.71%) jQuery
12 58 (18.77%) DevOps
13 47 (15.21%) HTML5
14 44 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (14.24%) JIRA
14 44 (14.24%) OSGi
14 44 (14.24%) TDD
15 41 (13.27%) Jenkins
16 40 (12.94%) Linux
17 38 (12.30%) Mockito
18 37 (11.97%) CSS3
18 37 (11.97%) Analytics
18 37 (11.97%) QA
19 36 (11.65%) Apache
20 34 (11.00%) XML
20 34 (11.00%) Maven
20 34 (11.00%) Software Engineering
21 33 (10.68%) Web Services

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
1 107 (34.63%) CMS
2 36 (11.65%) Apache
3 24 (7.77%) Confluence
4 16 (5.18%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.88%) Apache Solr
5 12 (3.88%) JBoss
6 11 (3.56%) Drupal
7 9 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (2.91%) WordPress
8 8 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.27%) Mule
9 7 (2.27%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
11 5 (1.62%) IIS
11 5 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
12 4 (1.29%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.97%) Magnolia
14 2 (0.65%) Anypoint
14 2 (0.65%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 20 (6.47%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.65%) Mingle
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.62%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.71%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.85%) Office 365
3 10 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.91%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (2.59%) npm
6 7 (2.27%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.27%) GitHub
6 7 (2.27%) PaaS
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.62%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (1.62%) CloudFront
9 4 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.29%) Force.com
9 4 (1.29%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.29%) IaaS
9 4 (1.29%) Serverless
10 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.50%) Internet
2 9 (2.91%) Intranet
3 8 (2.59%) Firewall
4 6 (1.94%) HTTP
5 5 (1.62%) LDAP
6 4 (1.29%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.29%) LAN
6 4 (1.29%) MPLS
6 4 (1.29%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.29%) OSPF
6 4 (1.29%) SAN
6 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.29%) WAN
6 4 (1.29%) WLAN
7 3 (0.97%) DNS
7 3 (0.97%) WebEx
8 2 (0.65%) SMS
9 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.56%) MongoDB
2 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.62%) Jackrabbit
3 5 (1.62%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.97%) MySQL
6 2 (0.65%) DB2
6 2 (0.65%) Redis
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.32%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.32%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (14.24%) JIRA
2 41 (13.27%) Jenkins
3 38 (12.30%) Mockito
4 34 (11.00%) Maven
5 30 (9.71%) Git (software)
6 22 (7.12%) SonarQube
7 21 (6.80%) JUnit
8 19 (6.15%) Grunt
8 19 (6.15%) Mercurial
9 18 (5.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (4.53%) Eclipse
10 14 (4.53%) gulp
11 8 (2.59%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.27%) Selenium
13 5 (1.62%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.29%) Gradle
14 4 (1.29%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.29%) webpack
15 3 (0.97%) Artifactory
15 3 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 82 (26.54%) Finance
2 68 (22.01%) Marketing
3 22 (7.12%) Retail
4 21 (6.80%) Banking
5 11 (3.56%) Publishing
6 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.27%) Law
8 4 (1.29%) Automotive
8 4 (1.29%) Electronics
8 4 (1.29%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) French Language
10 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 161 (52.10%) Developer
2 32 (10.36%) Architect
2 32 (10.36%) Java Developer
3 30 (9.71%) Analyst
3 30 (9.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 26 (8.41%) Business Analyst
5 21 (6.80%) Solutions Architect
6 17 (5.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (4.85%) UI Developer
8 13 (4.21%) Consultant
9 12 (3.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (3.56%) HTML Developer
11 10 (3.24%) Designer
12 9 (2.91%) DevOps Architect
12 9 (2.91%) Lead Developer
13 8 (2.59%) HTML CSS Developer
14 7 (2.27%) Content Editor
14 7 (2.27%) E-Commerce Developer
15 6 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
15 6 (1.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (37.22%) HTML
2 108 (34.95%) CSS
3 64 (20.71%) jQuery
4 47 (15.21%) HTML5
5 44 (14.24%) OSGi
6 37 (11.97%) CSS3
7 34 (11.00%) XML
8 33 (10.68%) AngularJS
8 33 (10.68%) Web Services
9 31 (10.03%) Spring
10 27 (8.74%) JSR 170
11 23 (7.44%) PowerMock
12 22 (7.12%) Sass
13 21 (6.80%) React
14 20 (6.47%) Ajax
14 20 (6.47%) J2EE
14 20 (6.47%) SOAP
15 19 (6.15%) REST
15 19 (6.15%) RESTful
16 15 (4.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.68%) Mobile App
2 28 (9.06%) User Experience
3 27 (8.74%) Social Media
4 26 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.47%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.94%) DataPower
7 6 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.62%) PKI
8 5 (1.62%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.29%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.97%) iPad
10 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.65%) Tandem
11 2 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.94%) Linux
2 16 (5.18%) Unix
3 7 (2.27%) Windows
4 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) HPUX
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (52.43%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (30.74%) Content Management
3 72 (23.30%) Scrum
4 64 (20.71%) E-Commerce
5 58 (18.77%) DevOps
6 44 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (14.24%) TDD
7 37 (11.97%) Analytics
8 34 (11.00%) Software Engineering
9 32 (10.36%) BDD
10 30 (9.71%) Front End Development
10 30 (9.71%) Unit Testing
11 29 (9.39%) Test Automation
12 27 (8.74%) SDLC
13 26 (8.41%) Web Development
14 25 (8.09%) Mentoring
15 24 (7.77%) Project Management
16 21 (6.80%) Change Management
16 21 (6.80%) MVC
16 21 (6.80%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 143 (46.28%) Java
2 108 (34.95%) JavaScript
3 27 (8.74%) SQL
4 12 (3.88%) Perl
5 11 (3.56%) ES6
6 9 (2.91%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.59%) Ruby
8 7 (2.27%) Python
9 6 (1.94%) PHP
10 3 (0.97%) C#
10 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.65%) COBOL
11 2 (0.65%) Korn
12 1 (0.32%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) Go
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 12 (3.88%) Degree
2 5 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.29%) CCNP
3 4 (1.29%) CCSE
3 4 (1.29%) CISA
3 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.29%) CISMP
3 4 (1.29%) CISSP
4 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.97%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) GDPR
2 4 (1.29%) WCAG
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (3.24%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.59%) Puppet
2 5 (1.62%) Ansible
2 5 (1.62%) Terraform
3 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (1.29%) SCCM
3 4 (1.29%) SCOM
4 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.32%) Kibana
5 1 (0.32%) logstash
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) Packer
5 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.32%) Uchiwa
5 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 276 (89.32%) Adobe
2 24 (7.77%) hybris
3 19 (6.15%) Coverity
4 12 (3.88%) SAP
5 11 (3.56%) IBM
5 11 (3.56%) Oracle
6 10 (3.24%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.24%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.59%) Citrix
7 8 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.59%) Splunk
8 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.62%) ATG
9 5 (1.62%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.62%) Google
10 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.29%) CommVault
10 4 (1.29%) Juniper
10 4 (1.29%) McAfee
10 4 (1.29%) VMware