Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 505 423 571
Rank change year-on-year -82 +148 -54
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 394 500 325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.52% 0.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.39% 2.95% 1.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 310 162
UK median daily rate £475 £428 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +0.59% -3.13%
10th Percentile £314 £313 £306
90th Percentile £606 £630 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £350 £425
% change year-on-year +17.86% -17.65% +12.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.72% +7.50% -13.98%
10th Percentile £100.25 £30.60 £34.42
90th Percentile £100.75 £54.09 £45.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £36.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - -8.75% +15.94%

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 16,506 16,977 18,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.25% 17.82% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,027 10,935 11,643
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.85%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £235
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £398
% change year-on-year - +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 362 501
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.56% -2.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £10.99
90th Percentile £47.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.11 £19.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -5.95% +1.32% +8.57%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -96 386 £475 +5.56% 43
London -74 298 £500 +5.26% 32
UK excluding London -22 95 £413 +17.86% 14
South East -16 31 £445 +48.33% 1
North of England +36 18 £350 - 2
East of England -27 17 £315 -10.00% 3
South West +22 11 £463 +5.71% 4
Midlands +4 11 £450 +24.14% 1
North West +11 10 £236 -30.00% 2
Yorkshire 0 8 £363 -17.14%
Scotland -19 7 £458 +35.56%
West Midlands +9 6 £413 +26.92% 1
East Midlands +6 4 £475 -

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 349 (88.58%) Adobe
2 194 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (46.19%) Java
4 126 (31.98%) JavaScript
5 125 (31.73%) CMS
6 117 (29.70%) HTML
7 116 (29.44%) CSS
8 107 (27.16%) Content Management
9 84 (21.32%) Marketing
10 81 (20.56%) Scrum
11 73 (18.53%) E-Commerce
12 71 (18.02%) Finance
12 71 (18.02%) DevOps
13 70 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (17.01%) Jenkins
15 66 (16.75%) OSGi
16 61 (15.48%) jQuery
17 58 (14.72%) QA
17 58 (14.72%) Maven
18 55 (13.96%) TDD
18 55 (13.96%) Analytics
19 54 (13.71%) Mockito
20 52 (13.20%) JIRA
21 49 (12.44%) Unit Testing
22 46 (11.68%) JSR 170
22 46 (11.68%) Linux
23 45 (11.42%) XML
23 45 (11.42%) Front End Development
24 44 (11.17%) BDD
25 43 (10.91%) Software Engineering

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
1 125 (31.73%) CMS
2 42 (10.66%) Apache
3 25 (6.35%) Confluence
4 13 (3.30%) Apache Solr
4 13 (3.30%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (3.30%) Mule
4 13 (3.30%) WebSphere
5 12 (3.05%) Drupal
5 12 (3.05%) Mule ESB
6 9 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (2.28%) WordPress
7 8 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 6 (1.52%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.02%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.76%) JBoss
10 3 (0.76%) MQSeries
10 3 (0.76%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.51%) IIS
11 2 (0.51%) SAS
11 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (5.33%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.51%) Mingle
6 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.25%) InDesign
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.52%) Adobe Campaign
2 5 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.02%) Magento
4 2 (0.51%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.25%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.14%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.35%) Adobe Analytics
3 18 (4.57%) Amazon S3
4 17 (4.31%) Amazon EC2
5 16 (4.06%) Google Analytics
6 11 (2.79%) Amazon ELB
6 11 (2.79%) Office 365
7 8 (2.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 8 (2.03%) CloudFront
7 8 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (2.03%) PaaS
8 7 (1.78%) npm
9 6 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.52%) Amazon SQS
9 6 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.52%) GitHub
9 6 (1.52%) Serverless
10 5 (1.27%) Trello
11 4 (1.02%) Force.com
12 3 (0.76%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.30%) Internet
2 11 (2.79%) SMS
3 5 (1.27%) Firewall
3 5 (1.27%) HTTP
4 4 (1.02%) LAN
4 4 (1.02%) MPLS
4 4 (1.02%) OSPF
4 4 (1.02%) SAN
4 4 (1.02%) WAN
4 4 (1.02%) WLAN
5 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
5 1 (0.25%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.25%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.55%) MongoDB
2 11 (2.79%) Jackrabbit
3 7 (1.78%) MySQL
3 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (1.52%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.27%) DB2
6 4 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.51%) Big Data
8 2 (0.51%) DbVisualizer
8 2 (0.51%) InfluxDB
8 2 (0.51%) Redis
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 67 (17.01%) Jenkins
2 58 (14.72%) Maven
3 54 (13.71%) Mockito
4 52 (13.20%) JIRA
5 41 (10.41%) Git (software)
6 38 (9.64%) SonarQube
7 34 (8.63%) JUnit
8 32 (8.12%) Sonatype Nexus
9 21 (5.33%) Grunt
9 21 (5.33%) Mercurial
10 19 (4.82%) Eclipse
11 17 (4.31%) gulp
12 12 (3.05%) Bitbucket
13 9 (2.28%) Selenium
14 8 (2.03%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.78%) Gradle
15 7 (1.78%) WebDriver
16 6 (1.52%) Checkstyle
16 6 (1.52%) IntelliJ
16 6 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 84 (21.32%) Marketing
2 71 (18.02%) Finance
3 27 (6.85%) Banking
4 19 (4.82%) Retail
5 17 (4.31%) Publishing
6 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.28%) Law
8 6 (1.52%) Advertising
8 6 (1.52%) Automotive
9 5 (1.27%) Games
10 4 (1.02%) Electronics
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.25%) French Language
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 205 (52.03%) Developer
2 40 (10.15%) Java Developer
3 39 (9.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 31 (7.87%) Architect
5 28 (7.11%) Consultant
6 27 (6.85%) Analyst
7 18 (4.57%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (4.31%) Lead Developer
9 15 (3.81%) Business Analyst
10 14 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
11 12 (3.05%) Project Manager
12 11 (2.79%) Senior Developer
12 11 (2.79%) Tester
12 11 (2.79%) UI Developer
13 10 (2.54%) Content Editor
14 8 (2.03%) Digital Analyst
14 8 (2.03%) Digital Editor
14 8 (2.03%) HTML Developer
14 8 (2.03%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (29.70%) HTML
2 116 (29.44%) CSS
3 66 (16.75%) OSGi
4 61 (15.48%) jQuery
5 46 (11.68%) JSR 170
6 45 (11.42%) XML
7 41 (10.41%) HTML5
8 40 (10.15%) Web Services
9 39 (9.90%) CSS3
10 38 (9.64%) AngularJS
10 38 (9.64%) Spring
11 34 (8.63%) PowerMock
11 34 (8.63%) REST
12 29 (7.36%) React
13 27 (6.85%) Ajax
14 19 (4.82%) .NET
14 19 (4.82%) Sass
14 19 (4.82%) SOAP
15 18 (4.57%) J2EE
16 17 (4.31%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (10.66%) User Experience
2 39 (9.90%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (6.60%) Mobile App
4 22 (5.58%) Virtual Team
5 19 (4.82%) Social Media
6 6 (1.52%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.52%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (1.52%) Web 2.0
7 5 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.02%) PlayStation
9 3 (0.76%) PKI
10 2 (0.51%) Fintech
10 2 (0.51%) iPad
10 2 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
10 2 (0.51%) Tandem
10 2 (0.51%) Video on Demand
10 2 (0.51%) W3C
11 1 (0.25%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.25%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.25%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 46 (11.68%) Linux
2 23 (5.84%) Unix
3 4 (1.02%) CentOS
4 3 (0.76%) HPUX
4 3 (0.76%) Solaris
4 3 (0.76%) Windows
5 2 (0.51%) AIX
5 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.51%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.25%) Android
6 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (49.24%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (27.16%) Content Management
3 81 (20.56%) Scrum
4 73 (18.53%) E-Commerce
5 71 (18.02%) DevOps
6 70 (17.77%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (13.96%) Analytics
7 55 (13.96%) TDD
8 49 (12.44%) Unit Testing
9 45 (11.42%) Front End Development
10 44 (11.17%) BDD
11 43 (10.91%) Software Engineering
12 37 (9.39%) Mentoring
13 34 (8.63%) Test Automation
14 28 (7.11%) SDLC
15 26 (6.60%) Project Management
16 25 (6.35%) Migration
17 24 (6.09%) Kanban
17 24 (6.09%) Time Management
18 22 (5.58%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 182 (46.19%) Java
2 126 (31.98%) JavaScript
3 24 (6.09%) SQL
4 19 (4.82%) Perl
5 18 (4.57%) ES6
6 14 (3.55%) Bash Shell
7 11 (2.79%) Ruby
8 10 (2.54%) C#
9 9 (2.28%) Python
10 5 (1.27%) PHP
10 5 (1.27%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.51%) ES8
12 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.25%) C
12 1 (0.25%) ES7
12 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.25%) R
12 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (4.82%) Degree
2 8 (2.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.02%) CCNP
3 4 (1.02%) CCSE
3 4 (1.02%) CISA
3 4 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.02%) CISMP
3 4 (1.02%) CISSP
4 2 (0.51%) RHCE
5 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (14.72%) QA
2 8 (2.03%) WCAG
3 5 (1.27%) PMO
4 4 (1.02%) GDPR
5 2 (0.51%) SLA
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.25%) HL7
6 1 (0.25%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (2.28%) Docker
2 5 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.02%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (3.30%) Puppet
2 7 (1.78%) Terraform
3 4 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (1.02%) Nagios
3 4 (1.02%) SCCM
3 4 (1.02%) SCOM
3 4 (1.02%) Uchiwa
3 4 (1.02%) ZABBIX
4 3 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.51%) Ansible
5 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.51%) Kibana
5 2 (0.51%) logstash
5 2 (0.51%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.25%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 349 (88.58%) Adobe
2 32 (8.12%) Coverity
3 22 (5.58%) Google
4 21 (5.33%) hybris
5 15 (3.81%) Salesforce.com
5 15 (3.81%) Splunk
6 14 (3.55%) Sitecore
7 11 (2.79%) AppDynamics
8 9 (2.28%) IBM
8 9 (2.28%) New Relic
9 7 (1.78%) MuleSoft
9 7 (1.78%) Oracle
9 7 (1.78%) SAP
9 7 (1.78%) VMware
10 6 (1.52%) Microsoft
10 6 (1.52%) Perforce
11 5 (1.27%) ATG
11 5 (1.27%) Citrix
12 4 (1.02%) EMC
12 4 (1.02%) Juniper