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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) formerly Adobe CQ, Communiqué CQ5, Day CQ
UK
Rank 329 508 454
Rank change year-on-year +179 -54  
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 273 132 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.50% 1.44% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 77 115
Median daily rate £439 £425 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £639 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £425
% change year-on-year +13.47% -17.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £53.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

Adobe Experience Manager is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7799 9160 9338
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 17.21% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 5106 5825 5538
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 226 346
Median hourly rate £18.68 £20.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% +5.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -5.55% +9.09%  

Adobe Experience Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Adobe Experience Manager as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +159 256 £448 +3.76% 19
London +97 177 £461 +2.41% 15
South East +23 25 £325 -13.33%
City of London +11 22 £500 +21.21% 4
Surrey +21 17 £325 -
Yorkshire - 15 £525 -
Staines - 15 £325 -
East of England +5 13 £350 - 1
East Midlands - 13 £400 - 2
Essex - 13 £350 - 1
Leicestershire - 12 £400 - 1
Leicester - 12 £400 -
Scotland +25 8 £500 +150.00%
Sheffield - 7 £394 -
Leeds - 7 £538 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £394 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £538 -
Berkshire +28 6 £375 -
Midlands - 5 £400 - 1
Bracknell - 5 £500 -
North West +28 3 £350 -
West Midlands +15 3 £325 -16.12%
South Wales - 3 £413 - 1
Cardiff - 3 £413 - 1
Wales - 3 £413 - 2
South West +5 2 £438 -
Glasgow -7 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £500 -
Middlesex - 2 - -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -

Adobe Experience Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 412 (80.47%) Adobe
2 271 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (43.75%) JavaScript
4 206 (40.23%) CSS
5 203 (39.65%) Java
6 187 (36.52%) HTML
7 169 (33.01%) CMS
8 115 (22.46%) XML
9 107 (20.90%) jQuery
10 102 (19.92%) Content Management
11 100 (19.53%) Marketing
12 81 (15.82%) AngularJS
13 78 (15.23%) Web Services
14 77 (15.04%) Front End Development
15 75 (14.65%) E-Commerce
16 74 (14.45%) HTML5
17 72 (14.06%) User Experience
18 71 (13.87%) Apache Felix
19 69 (13.48%) RESTful
20 68 (13.28%) CSS3
21 63 (12.30%) Apache Sling
22 62 (12.11%) SOAP
23 60 (11.72%) Apache
24 59 (11.52%) OO
25 57 (11.13%) JSP
25 57 (11.13%) SQL
26 54 (10.55%) OSGi
27 52 (10.16%) Maven
27 52 (10.16%) J2EE
28 51 (9.96%) Scrum

Adobe Experience Manager
Top Related 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
1 169 (33.01%) CMS
2 60 (11.72%) Apache
3 32 (6.25%) Apache Solr
4 16 (3.13%) Confluence
5 12 (2.34%) WebSphere
6 11 (2.15%) JBoss
7 10 (1.95%) Tomcat
8 9 (1.76%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.17%) Mule
9 6 (1.17%) Mule ESB
10 5 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.98%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
12 3 (0.59%) Drupal
12 3 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.59%) IIS
12 3 (0.59%) LiveCycle
12 3 (0.59%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (1.95%) MS Office
1 10 (1.95%) MS Visio
1 10 (1.95%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.98%) Mingle
4 4 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.78%) MS Project
5 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (3.71%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.20%) FastStats
3 1 (0.20%) FastStats PeopleStage
3 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.20%) Unica
3 1 (0.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.69%) Adobe Analytics
2 15 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.78%) G Suite
3 4 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.78%) SaaS
4 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.39%) Akamai
5 2 (0.39%) GitHub
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.39%) SmartFocus
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.20%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.20%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.20%) IaaS
6 1 (0.20%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Silverpop
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.95%) SMS
1 10 (1.95%) WebEx
2 8 (1.56%) HTTP
3 6 (1.17%) DNS
3 6 (1.17%) Internet
4 5 (0.98%) LDAP
5 4 (0.78%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.59%) SSL
7 1 (0.20%) Intranet
7 1 (0.20%) Network Security
7 1 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.93%) Jackrabbit
2 14 (2.73%) Big Data
3 13 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 11 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 10 (1.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.56%) MySQL
7 6 (1.17%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.17%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.98%) Endeca
9 4 (0.78%) OLTP
9 4 (0.78%) Power BI
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.78%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (10.16%) Maven
2 43 (8.40%) Jenkins
3 35 (6.84%) JIRA
4 31 (6.05%) Git (software)
5 28 (5.47%) Subversion
6 26 (5.08%) Eclipse
7 15 (2.93%) Cucumber
8 14 (2.73%) Selenium
9 13 (2.54%) Grunt
10 12 (2.34%) Gradle
11 11 (2.15%) gulp
12 10 (1.95%) JUnit
13 9 (1.76%) Ant
14 8 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
14 8 (1.56%) WebDriver
15 7 (1.37%) TestNG
16 6 (1.17%) Appium
16 6 (1.17%) TestDirector
17 5 (0.98%) IntelliJ
17 5 (0.98%) Mockito
General
1 100 (19.53%) Marketing
2 39 (7.62%) Retail
3 26 (5.08%) Finance
4 20 (3.91%) Banking
5 13 (2.54%) Legal
6 11 (2.15%) Advertising
6 11 (2.15%) Publishing
7 6 (1.17%) Automotive
7 6 (1.17%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 4 (0.78%) Games
10 3 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.39%) Front Office
11 2 (0.39%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.20%) Back Office
12 1 (0.20%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.20%) German Language
12 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 314 (61.33%) Developer
2 82 (16.02%) Architect
3 57 (11.13%) Java Developer
4 45 (8.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 40 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
6 36 (7.03%) JavaScript Developer
7 29 (5.66%) Analyst
7 29 (5.66%) Lead Developer
8 22 (4.30%) Technical Architect
9 19 (3.71%) Business Analyst
9 19 (3.71%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 18 (3.52%) CMS Developer
10 18 (3.52%) Digital Architect
10 18 (3.52%) Senior Developer
11 15 (2.93%) Senior Java Developer
12 14 (2.73%) Consultant
13 13 (2.54%) Angular Developer
13 13 (2.54%) HTML Developer
13 13 (2.54%) UI Developer
14 12 (2.34%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (40.23%) CSS
2 187 (36.52%) HTML
3 115 (22.46%) XML
4 107 (20.90%) jQuery
5 81 (15.82%) AngularJS
6 78 (15.23%) Web Services
7 74 (14.45%) HTML5
8 71 (13.87%) Apache Felix
9 69 (13.48%) RESTful
10 68 (13.28%) CSS3
11 63 (12.30%) Apache Sling
12 62 (12.11%) SOAP
13 57 (11.13%) JSP
14 54 (10.55%) OSGi
15 52 (10.16%) J2EE
16 51 (9.96%) Ajax
17 45 (8.79%) JSON
18 37 (7.23%) REST
19 36 (7.03%) Spring
20 34 (6.64%) React
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.06%) User Experience
2 45 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 15 (2.93%) iPad
5 13 (2.54%) Social Media
5 13 (2.54%) Virtual Team
6 11 (2.15%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.15%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.56%) Client/Server
8 4 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.78%) PKI
8 4 (0.78%) Smartphone
8 4 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.59%) W3C
9 3 (0.59%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.39%) Clustering
10 2 (0.39%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.39%) Digital Media
10 2 (0.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.71%) Android
1 19 (3.71%) Apple iOS
2 10 (1.95%) Unix
3 9 (1.76%) Linux
4 5 (0.98%) Windows
5 3 (0.59%) AIX
5 3 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.39%) Solaris
7 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 271 (52.93%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (19.92%) Content Management
3 77 (15.04%) Front End Development
4 75 (14.65%) E-Commerce
5 59 (11.52%) OO
6 51 (9.96%) Scrum
7 49 (9.57%) TDD
8 46 (8.98%) Migration
9 41 (8.01%) DevOps
10 38 (7.42%) Analytics
11 33 (6.45%) Web Development
12 31 (6.05%) Digital Marketing
13 30 (5.86%) OOD
14 29 (5.66%) Open Source
15 27 (5.27%) Software Engineering
16 25 (4.88%) MVC
17 24 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
17 24 (4.69%) User Stories
18 22 (4.30%) SOA
19 20 (3.91%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 224 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 203 (39.65%) Java
3 57 (11.13%) SQL
4 10 (1.95%) C#
5 8 (1.56%) PHP
6 7 (1.37%) ES6
7 6 (1.17%) Python
7 6 (1.17%) Ruby
8 5 (0.98%) Jython
8 5 (0.98%) Perl
9 4 (0.78%) R
10 3 (0.59%) Groovy
10 3 (0.59%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.59%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
11 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.39%) ECMAScript
11 2 (0.39%) Scala
12 1 (0.20%) C
12 1 (0.20%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (4.49%) Degree
2 2 (0.39%) ISEB
3 1 (0.20%) CISA
3 1 (0.20%) CISM
3 1 (0.20%) CISSP
3 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.13%) QA
2 3 (0.59%) ISO 9001
2 3 (0.59%) WCAG
3 2 (0.39%) SLA
4 1 (0.20%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.20%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) HDFS
2 1 (0.20%) vCloud
2 1 (0.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.37%) TeamSite
2 6 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (0.78%) OpenSSO
3 4 (0.78%) Puppet
4 2 (0.39%) Kibana
4 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Ansible
5 1 (0.20%) logstash
5 1 (0.20%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.20%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 412 (80.47%) Adobe
2 16 (3.13%) IBM
3 13 (2.54%) Oracle
4 12 (2.34%) ATG
5 9 (1.76%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.76%) hybris
6 8 (1.56%) Google
6 8 (1.56%) SAP
7 7 (1.37%) Alterian
8 6 (1.17%) Apigee
8 6 (1.17%) Microsoft
8 6 (1.17%) Omniture
8 6 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.17%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.17%) Tableau
9 5 (0.98%) Perforce
10 4 (0.78%) BEA
10 4 (0.78%) Cisco
10 4 (0.78%) Cognos
11 3 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
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