Period
to 22 September 2021

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 September 2021 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 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 578 473 589
Rank change year-on-year -105 +116 +1
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 217 28 245
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.094% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.06% 0.62% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 17 123
10th Percentile £320 £225 £320
25th Percentile £450 £263 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £360 £500
Median % change year-on-year +45.83% -28.00% +2.56%
75th Percentile £638 £500 £600
90th Percentile £718 £563 £688
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £335 £463
% change year-on-year +49.25% -27.57% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £62.79 - -

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 10,537 4,481 13,221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.16% 15.08% 15.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,192 3,008 8,556
10th Percentile £300 £300 £263
25th Percentile £406 £381 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £594 £563 £556
90th Percentile £675 £655 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 115 308
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.63 £11.00
25th Percentile £16.26 £16.02 £14.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £21.50 £20.86
Median % change year-on-year +13.95% +3.09% +4.28%
75th Percentile £53.06 £37.88 £39.14
90th Percentile £67.75 £59.00 £49.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.68 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +8.40% -2.44% +2.50%

Adobe Experience Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Adobe Experience Manager as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager.

Daily rate trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager.

Hourly rate trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager over the 6 months to 22 September 2021.

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 22 September 2021. 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 -96 170 £525 +47.68% 15
London -61 142 £550 +10.00% 10
Work from Home -192 65 £600 +79.10% 3
UK excluding London -148 34 £500 +49.25% 9
South East -87 11 £325 +30.00%
Scotland -75 9 £500 +25.00% 4
Midlands - 7 - -
West Midlands - 5 - -
South West - 3 £550 - 2
Yorkshire -44 2 £500 +42.86%
North of England -84 2 £500 +42.86% 1
East of England - 2 £450 - 2
East Midlands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 22 September 2021, 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.

1 217 (100.00%) Adobe
2 103 (47.47%) CMS
3 91 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (40.09%) JavaScript
5 70 (32.26%) Marketing
6 69 (31.80%) Java
6 69 (31.80%) Analytics
7 63 (29.03%) Content Management
8 62 (28.57%) CSS
9 55 (25.35%) User Experience
10 48 (22.12%) React
10 48 (22.12%) HTML
10 48 (22.12%) E-Commerce
10 48 (22.12%) Scrum
10 48 (22.12%) Social Skills
11 41 (18.89%) Finance
12 38 (17.51%) DevOps
13 35 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
14 34 (15.67%) Accessibility
15 33 (15.21%) Unit Testing
16 32 (14.75%) OSGi
17 30 (13.82%) Front End Development
17 30 (13.82%) Git (software)
18 28 (12.90%) JUnit
19 27 (12.44%) Personalization
19 27 (12.44%) Jenkins
19 27 (12.44%) CSS3
20 26 (11.98%) Docker
20 26 (11.98%) XML
20 26 (11.98%) AWS

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
1 103 (47.47%) CMS
2 12 (5.53%) Apache
3 9 (4.15%) Confluence
4 7 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.30%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.38%) Alfresco
6 3 (1.38%) Anypoint
6 3 (1.38%) Drupal
6 3 (1.38%) Headless CMS
6 3 (1.38%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.38%) WordPress
7 2 (0.92%) Documentum
7 2 (0.92%) FileNet
7 2 (0.92%) OnBase
8 1 (0.46%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.46%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.46%) SAS
8 1 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.92%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.92%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.92%) Sketch
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.46%) InVision
4 1 (0.46%) Marvel
4 1 (0.46%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 10 (4.61%) Magento
2 7 (3.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (2.30%) SAP Hybris
4 3 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (1.38%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (1.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (1.38%) SAP CRM
4 3 (1.38%) Shopify
4 3 (1.38%) Sprinklr
4 3 (1.38%) Workfront
5 1 (0.46%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.98%) AWS
2 25 (11.52%) Adobe Analytics
3 22 (10.14%) GitHub
4 16 (7.37%) Power Platform
5 15 (6.91%) Azure
6 14 (6.45%) Serverless
7 11 (5.07%) GCP
8 9 (4.15%) Google Analytics
9 7 (3.23%) GitHub Actions
9 7 (3.23%) Trello
10 6 (2.76%) BlazeMeter
11 5 (2.30%) Akamai
11 5 (2.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (2.30%) CloudFront
12 4 (1.84%) Dynamics 365
12 4 (1.84%) npm
12 4 (1.84%) Twilio
13 3 (1.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (1.38%) Azure Data Factory
13 3 (1.38%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.23%) HTTP
2 4 (1.84%) DNS
3 2 (0.92%) Firewall
3 2 (0.92%) Internet
3 2 (0.92%) SSL
4 1 (0.46%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.37%) Power BI
2 14 (6.45%) Metadata
3 6 (2.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.38%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.38%) MySQL
5 3 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.38%) Redis
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.92%) Jackrabbit
7 1 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 30 (13.82%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.90%) JUnit
3 27 (12.44%) Jenkins
4 22 (10.14%) JIRA
5 15 (6.91%) Mockito
5 15 (6.91%) Storybook
6 13 (5.99%) Maven
7 6 (2.76%) JMeter
8 4 (1.84%) webpack
9 3 (1.38%) SonarQube
10 2 (0.92%) Bitbucket Server
10 2 (0.92%) Cypress.io
10 2 (0.92%) Xcode
11 1 (0.46%) Android Studio
11 1 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (0.46%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.46%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.46%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.46%) Protractor
11 1 (0.46%) WebStorm
General
1 70 (32.26%) Marketing
2 48 (22.12%) Social Skills
3 41 (18.89%) Finance
4 24 (11.06%) Presentation Skills
5 18 (8.29%) Retail
6 14 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.15%) Banking
7 9 (4.15%) Publishing
8 7 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
9 4 (1.84%) Documentation Skills
10 3 (1.38%) French Language
10 3 (1.38%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.38%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.92%) German Language
11 2 (0.92%) Legal
11 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.46%) Automotive
12 1 (0.46%) Electronics
12 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 64 (29.49%) Developer
2 35 (16.13%) Architect
3 24 (11.06%) Analyst
4 19 (8.76%) Consultant
5 16 (7.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 15 (6.91%) Digital Analyst
6 15 (6.91%) React Developer
7 13 (5.99%) Designer
8 11 (5.07%) Product Owner
8 11 (5.07%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.61%) Product Analyst
10 9 (4.15%) Java Engineer
11 8 (3.69%) Software Engineer
12 7 (3.23%) Backend Developer
12 7 (3.23%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.76%) Content Manager
13 6 (2.76%) Java Software Engineer
13 6 (2.76%) Technical Architect
13 6 (2.76%) UX Designer
14 5 (2.30%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (28.57%) CSS
2 48 (22.12%) HTML
2 48 (22.12%) React
3 32 (14.75%) OSGi
4 27 (12.44%) CSS3
5 26 (11.98%) XML
6 25 (11.52%) Sass
7 23 (10.60%) jQuery
8 19 (8.76%) Web Services
9 17 (7.83%) Redux
10 15 (6.91%) JSR 170
10 15 (6.91%) Preactjs
10 15 (6.91%) REST
11 14 (6.45%) Apache Sling
11 14 (6.45%) HTML5
11 14 (6.45%) Spring
12 12 (5.53%) RESTful
13 11 (5.07%) AngularJS
14 9 (4.15%) JSP
14 9 (4.15%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.35%) User Experience
2 23 (10.60%) Mobile App
3 13 (5.99%) FMCG
3 13 (5.99%) Social Media
4 12 (5.53%) Taxonomies
5 9 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.69%) Marketing Technology
7 7 (3.23%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.84%) Clustering
8 4 (1.84%) iPad
8 4 (1.84%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.38%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.38%) Wiki
10 2 (0.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.46%) Animation
11 1 (0.46%) Blog
11 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.23%) Linux
2 6 (2.76%) Unix
3 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (31.80%) Analytics
3 63 (29.03%) Content Management
4 48 (22.12%) E-Commerce
4 48 (22.12%) Scrum
5 38 (17.51%) DevOps
6 35 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
7 33 (15.21%) Unit Testing
8 30 (13.82%) Front End Development
9 27 (12.44%) Personalization
10 25 (11.52%) SEO
10 25 (11.52%) TDD
11 22 (10.14%) Asset Management
11 22 (10.14%) SDLC
12 21 (9.68%) Digital Marketing
13 20 (9.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (9.22%) Web Development
14 19 (8.76%) Software Engineering
15 18 (8.29%) API Development
15 18 (8.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (40.09%) JavaScript
2 69 (31.80%) Java
3 18 (8.29%) Java 8
4 15 (6.91%) Java 11
5 10 (4.61%) ES6
6 8 (3.69%) SQL
7 4 (1.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (1.38%) Python
9 2 (0.92%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.92%) Groovy
9 2 (0.92%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.92%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.92%) Shell Script
9 2 (0.92%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.46%) C#
10 1 (0.46%) ES7
10 1 (0.46%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.46%) Ruby
10 1 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (4.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.46%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.46%) MBA
2 1 (0.46%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (15.67%) Accessibility
2 10 (4.61%) WCAG
3 4 (1.84%) COBIT
4 3 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.38%) QA
5 2 (0.92%) SLA
6 1 (0.46%) GDPR
6 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (11.98%) Docker
2 3 (1.38%) Varnish
2 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (1.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 217 (100.00%) Adobe
2 16 (7.37%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (5.99%) Google
4 10 (4.61%) hybris
5 9 (4.15%) MuleSoft
6 8 (3.69%) SAP
7 7 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 5 (2.30%) New Relic
8 5 (2.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 4 (1.84%) Gigya
9 4 (1.84%) Oracle
10 3 (1.38%) Marketo
10 3 (1.38%) Sitecore
10 3 (1.38%) Snow
11 2 (0.92%) Alteryx
11 2 (0.92%) Dynatrace
11 2 (0.92%) Hyland
11 2 (0.92%) IBM
11 2 (0.92%) Splunk
11 2 (0.92%) Xamarin