Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 532 473 547
Rank change year-on-year -59 +74 -92
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 388 413 381
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.43% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.26% 2.57% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 242 225
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £325 £310 £338
90th Percentile £638 £656 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +11.25% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
UK median hourly rate £100.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +151.25% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £29.90 £20.75 £28.38
90th Percentile £100.75 £55.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £30.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.44% -23.13% -3.61%

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 17,174 16,079 19,629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.59% 16.92% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,287 10,383 12,844
UK median daily rate £450 £430 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +3.24% +6.79%
10th Percentile £263 £260 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 405 394 470
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.25 £52.50 £45.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £20.39
% change year-on-year - -6.82% +10.22%

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 18 July 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor 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 18 July 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 -51 376 £463 +2.78% 32
London -59 239 £500 +5.26% 17
UK excluding London -5 144 £445 +11.25% 16
South East -9 48 £450 +5.88% 2
Midlands +2 37 £450 +12.50% 4
North of England -13 35 £375 -14.77% 5
West Midlands 0 25 £450 - 3
Yorkshire -25 22 £375 -28.57% 3
North West -19 13 £238 -46.02% 2
South West +13 10 £439 +0.33%
East Midlands +1 9 £550 +37.50% 1
Scotland -40 9 £375 +15.38% 1
East of England -4 6 £500 +42.86% 4

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 359 (92.53%) Adobe
2 173 (44.59%) Java
3 155 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (27.58%) Content Management
5 106 (27.32%) HTML
6 102 (26.29%) CMS
7 95 (24.48%) JavaScript
8 91 (23.45%) CSS
9 68 (17.53%) DevOps
10 67 (17.27%) Jenkins
10 67 (17.27%) Marketing
11 60 (15.46%) Maven
12 59 (15.21%) Analytics
13 57 (14.69%) User Experience
13 57 (14.69%) jQuery
14 56 (14.43%) QA
15 54 (13.92%) OSGi
16 53 (13.66%) JSR 170
17 52 (13.40%) Front End Development
18 50 (12.89%) Git (software)
18 50 (12.89%) E-Commerce
19 49 (12.63%) Scrum
20 46 (11.86%) HTML5
21 45 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
22 42 (10.82%) TDD
23 41 (10.57%) Spring
23 41 (10.57%) Finance
23 41 (10.57%) Sonatype Nexus
24 38 (9.79%) Web Services
24 38 (9.79%) Unit Testing

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
1 102 (26.29%) CMS
2 19 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (3.87%) Drupal
4 13 (3.35%) Confluence
4 13 (3.35%) LiveCycle
5 12 (3.09%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.09%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (2.84%) WordPress
7 10 (2.58%) Apache
8 7 (1.80%) Alfresco
8 7 (1.80%) FileNet
8 7 (1.80%) WebSphere
9 6 (1.55%) Documentum
9 6 (1.55%) Liferay
9 6 (1.55%) LiveLink
9 6 (1.55%) Mule
9 6 (1.55%) Mule ESB
9 6 (1.55%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.29%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 9 (2.32%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.77%) Acrobat
2 3 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.77%) InDesign
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.26%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (2.06%) Adobe Campaign
2 4 (1.03%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.77%) Magento
4 2 (0.52%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.26%) Revive Adserver
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.79%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.70%) Adobe Analytics
3 20 (5.15%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (5.15%) Amazon S3
4 16 (4.12%) GitHub
5 15 (3.87%) Amazon ELB
6 14 (3.61%) Google Analytics
7 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (1.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (1.29%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 5 (1.29%) CloudFront
10 4 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.03%) Serverless
11 3 (0.77%) Datadog
11 3 (0.77%) SaaS
11 3 (0.77%) Trello
12 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
13 1 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.80%) SMS
2 3 (0.77%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) DNS
3 1 (0.26%) Extranet
3 1 (0.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) SMTP
3 1 (0.26%) SNMP
3 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (5.41%) MongoDB
1 21 (5.41%) MySQL
2 14 (3.61%) InfluxDB
3 5 (1.29%) Jackrabbit
3 5 (1.29%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.03%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.03%) SQLite
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.52%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.26%) DB2
7 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.26%) ObjectStore
7 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (17.27%) Jenkins
2 60 (15.46%) Maven
3 50 (12.89%) Git (software)
4 41 (10.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 29 (7.47%) Mockito
5 29 (7.47%) SonarQube
6 20 (5.15%) JIRA
7 15 (3.87%) Bitbucket
8 14 (3.61%) Artifactory
9 12 (3.09%) Subversion
10 10 (2.58%) Grunt
10 10 (2.58%) gulp
10 10 (2.58%) JUnit
10 10 (2.58%) webpack
11 9 (2.32%) Selenium
12 8 (2.06%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.80%) Ant
13 7 (1.80%) Gradle
14 6 (1.55%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.55%) Xcode
General
1 67 (17.27%) Marketing
2 41 (10.57%) Finance
3 24 (6.19%) Banking
4 13 (3.35%) Publishing
5 11 (2.84%) Retail
6 6 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.03%) Advertising
7 4 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.77%) Cantonese Language
8 3 (0.77%) French Language
8 3 (0.77%) German Language
8 3 (0.77%) Italian Language
8 3 (0.77%) Japanese Language
8 3 (0.77%) Mandarin Language
8 3 (0.77%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.77%) Russian Language
8 3 (0.77%) Spanish Language
8 3 (0.77%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 186 (47.94%) Developer
2 38 (9.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 35 (9.02%) Architect
4 32 (8.25%) Analyst
5 31 (7.99%) Business Analyst
6 28 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 20 (5.15%) DevOps Engineer
7 20 (5.15%) Digital Analyst
7 20 (5.15%) Digital Business Analyst
7 20 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.64%) AWS DevOps
8 18 (4.64%) Consultant
9 13 (3.35%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (3.35%) UI Developer
10 12 (3.09%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 12 (3.09%) AWS Engineer
11 11 (2.84%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (2.32%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.06%) Lead Developer
14 7 (1.80%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (27.32%) HTML
2 91 (23.45%) CSS
3 57 (14.69%) jQuery
4 54 (13.92%) OSGi
5 53 (13.66%) JSR 170
6 46 (11.86%) HTML5
7 41 (10.57%) Spring
8 38 (9.79%) Web Services
9 35 (9.02%) AngularJS
10 34 (8.76%) XML
11 33 (8.51%) .NET
12 31 (7.99%) REST
13 28 (7.22%) PowerMock
14 27 (6.96%) CSS3
15 23 (5.93%) JSON
16 21 (5.41%) Apache Sling
16 21 (5.41%) J2EE
17 20 (5.15%) SOAP
17 20 (5.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 19 (4.90%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.69%) User Experience
2 19 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (1.55%) iPad
4 6 (1.55%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.29%) Web 2.0
6 4 (1.03%) NHS
6 4 (1.03%) Replication
7 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
7 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.77%) Social Media
7 3 (0.77%) Taxonomies
7 3 (0.77%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.52%) Clustering
8 2 (0.52%) Vector Graphics
8 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.26%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.64%) Linux
2 10 (2.58%) Unix
3 5 (1.29%) Android
3 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.77%) Solaris
5 2 (0.52%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.52%) Windows
6 1 (0.26%) AIX
6 1 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (39.95%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (27.58%) Content Management
3 68 (17.53%) DevOps
4 59 (15.21%) Analytics
5 52 (13.40%) Front End Development
6 50 (12.89%) E-Commerce
7 49 (12.63%) Scrum
8 45 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (10.82%) TDD
10 38 (9.79%) BDD
10 38 (9.79%) Unit Testing
11 35 (9.02%) Kanban
12 33 (8.51%) Microservices
13 31 (7.99%) Software Engineering
14 29 (7.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (6.96%) Coaching
15 27 (6.96%) Mentoring
16 26 (6.70%) Software Architecture
16 26 (6.70%) User Acceptance Testing
17 23 (5.93%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 173 (44.59%) Java
2 95 (24.48%) JavaScript
3 31 (7.99%) Perl
4 27 (6.96%) Python
5 21 (5.41%) Ruby
6 11 (2.84%) Bash Shell
6 11 (2.84%) PHP
7 10 (2.58%) Java 8
8 7 (1.80%) ES6
9 6 (1.55%) SQL
10 5 (1.29%) C#
10 5 (1.29%) Objective-C
11 4 (1.03%) TypeScript
12 3 (0.77%) ES8
12 3 (0.77%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.52%) C
13 2 (0.52%) ES7
13 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.26%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.26%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (3.87%) Degree
2 4 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.52%) ISEB
4 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.26%) PMP
4 1 (0.26%) RHCE
4 1 (0.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (14.43%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) SLA
3 5 (1.29%) PMO
4 3 (0.77%) WCAG
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (1.80%) Docker
2 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (7.47%) Puppet
2 22 (5.67%) Terraform
3 20 (5.15%) ZABBIX
4 19 (4.90%) Kibana
5 17 (4.38%) Nagios
6 16 (4.12%) Pingdom
7 15 (3.87%) Uchiwa
8 14 (3.61%) logstash
9 8 (2.06%) TeamSite
10 7 (1.80%) Ansible
10 7 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (1.29%) Kubernetes
11 5 (1.29%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.26%) Salt
12 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 359 (92.53%) Adobe
2 36 (9.28%) hybris
3 25 (6.44%) Coverity
4 21 (5.41%) Google
5 19 (4.90%) New Relic
6 18 (4.64%) Sitecore
7 14 (3.61%) IBM
7 14 (3.61%) PagerDuty
8 11 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (2.06%) Splunk
10 7 (1.80%) Apigee
10 7 (1.80%) Oracle
11 6 (1.55%) AppDynamics
11 6 (1.55%) FatWire
11 6 (1.55%) Interwoven
11 6 (1.55%) OpenText
11 6 (1.55%) Vignette
11 6 (1.55%) Xerox
12 5 (1.29%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 5 (1.29%) Tealium