Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 530 562 511
Rank change year-on-year +32 -51 -101
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 163 334 411
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 2.13% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 179 255
Median daily rate £500 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £290 £313 £313
90th Percentile £613 £592 £616
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £431 £400
% change year-on-year -1.45% +7.81% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £100.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 9,021 15,673 16,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.30% 16.10% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,676 10,129 10,992
Median daily rate £457 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.89% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £260 £285 £263
90th Percentile £640 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £401
% change year-on-year - +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 314 367
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.73 £18.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.16% +0.48% -1.92%
10th Percentile £12.43 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £19.70 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +15.88% -2.86% -6.67%

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 29 March 2020.

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
Top 12 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 29 March 2020. 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 0 141 £500 +4.17% 11
London +20 95 £525 +5.00% 11
UK excluding London +86 68 £425 -1.45% 1
Scotland +36 22 £425 -32.00% 1
South East +57 17 £500 +25.00%
South West - 11 £275 -
East of England +36 10 £225 -55.22%
North of England +36 7 £525 +11.11%
North West +35 4 £525 +100.00%
Yorkshire +43 3 £550 +15.79%
Midlands +54 1 £500 +25.00%
East Midlands - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, 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.

1 157 (96.32%) Adobe
2 57 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (31.29%) Marketing
4 50 (30.67%) Java
4 50 (30.67%) JavaScript
5 48 (29.45%) CMS
6 41 (25.15%) HTML
7 38 (23.31%) Scrum
8 36 (22.09%) CSS
8 36 (22.09%) Analytics
9 34 (20.86%) E-Commerce
9 34 (20.86%) Content Management
10 32 (19.63%) User Experience
11 28 (17.18%) Front End Development
12 26 (15.95%) CRM
13 24 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (13.50%) XML
15 21 (12.88%) Adobe Analytics
16 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
17 19 (11.66%) Retail
18 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
19 17 (10.43%) Project Management
19 17 (10.43%) JIRA
19 17 (10.43%) QA
19 17 (10.43%) OSGi
19 17 (10.43%) User Stories
19 17 (10.43%) DevOps
20 16 (9.82%) AWS
21 15 (9.20%) React
22 14 (8.59%) Games

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 48 (29.45%) CMS
2 14 (8.59%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.68%) Confluence
3 6 (3.68%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.07%) IBM HTTP Server
4 5 (3.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.07%) WebSphere Process Server
5 4 (2.45%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (2.45%) Headless CMS
6 2 (1.23%) Anypoint
6 2 (1.23%) JBoss
6 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.61%) Drupal
7 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.91%) InDesign
3 6 (3.68%) Sketch
4 4 (2.45%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.23%) Chatbot
5 2 (1.23%) InVision
6 1 (0.61%) Figma
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (6.75%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (4.29%) Magento
3 5 (3.07%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.61%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.88%) Adobe Analytics
2 16 (9.82%) AWS
3 8 (4.91%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (4.91%) Amazon S3
3 8 (4.91%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (3.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 4 (2.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 4 (2.45%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 4 (2.45%) Amazon ELB
5 4 (2.45%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (2.45%) CloudFront
5 4 (2.45%) GitHub
5 4 (2.45%) Route 53
5 4 (2.45%) Serverless
6 3 (1.84%) Force.com
7 2 (1.23%) Azure
7 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.07%) HTTP
2 2 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.61%) Firewall
3 1 (0.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.29%) Jackrabbit
2 4 (2.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (1.84%) DB2
4 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (12.27%) Git (software)
2 17 (10.43%) JIRA
3 10 (6.13%) Maven
4 6 (3.68%) IntelliJ
5 4 (2.45%) CircleCI
5 4 (2.45%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.45%) Gradle
5 4 (2.45%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.45%) Selenium
6 3 (1.84%) JUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.61%) git-flow
7 1 (0.61%) gulp
7 1 (0.61%) Hudson
7 1 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 51 (31.29%) Marketing
2 19 (11.66%) Retail
3 14 (8.59%) Games
4 12 (7.36%) Finance
5 8 (4.91%) Banking
6 7 (4.29%) Public Sector
6 7 (4.29%) Publishing
7 3 (1.84%) Legal
8 2 (1.23%) Automotive
8 2 (1.23%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (32.52%) Developer
2 24 (14.72%) Architect
3 21 (12.88%) Analyst
4 15 (9.20%) Business Analyst
4 15 (9.20%) Project Manager
5 13 (7.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (4.29%) Designer
6 7 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (3.68%) Consultant
7 6 (3.68%) Digital Designer
7 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce Analyst
7 6 (3.68%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
7 6 (3.68%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.07%) Digital Project Manager
8 5 (3.07%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.07%) Service Analyst
8 5 (3.07%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.45%) Java Developer
10 3 (1.84%) QA Engineer
10 3 (1.84%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.15%) HTML
2 36 (22.09%) CSS
3 22 (13.50%) XML
4 17 (10.43%) OSGi
5 15 (9.20%) React
6 14 (8.59%) JSR 170
7 13 (7.98%) Sass
8 11 (6.75%) HTML5
8 11 (6.75%) Middleware
9 10 (6.13%) JSON
10 9 (5.52%) Web Services
11 8 (4.91%) Apache Sling
11 8 (4.91%) XHTML
12 7 (4.29%) Ajax
12 7 (4.29%) J2SE
12 7 (4.29%) REST
12 7 (4.29%) Semantic HTML
12 7 (4.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (3.68%) CSS3
13 6 (3.68%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.63%) User Experience
2 10 (6.13%) W3C
3 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.23%) Animation
5 2 (1.23%) Augmented Reality
5 2 (1.23%) Marketing Technology
5 2 (1.23%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.23%) PMI
5 2 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.23%) Social Media
5 2 (1.23%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.61%) Blog
6 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.61%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.07%) Linux
1 5 (3.07%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (23.31%) Scrum
3 36 (22.09%) Analytics
4 34 (20.86%) Content Management
4 34 (20.86%) E-Commerce
5 28 (17.18%) Front End Development
6 26 (15.95%) CRM
7 24 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (10.43%) DevOps
9 17 (10.43%) Project Management
9 17 (10.43%) User Stories
10 13 (7.98%) TDD
10 13 (7.98%) Technical Architecture
11 11 (6.75%) Data Integration
11 11 (6.75%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (6.75%) IT Strategy
12 10 (6.13%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (6.13%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.52%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.67%) Java
1 50 (30.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (4.91%) Java 8
3 6 (3.68%) ES6
3 6 (3.68%) SQL
4 4 (2.45%) C
4 4 (2.45%) Python
5 3 (1.84%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (4.91%) Degree
2 5 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (3.07%) Master's Degree
3 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.61%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.43%) QA
2 3 (1.84%) GDPR
2 3 (1.84%) PMO
2 3 (1.84%) WCAG
3 1 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.61%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (4.29%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (3.07%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
3 2 (1.23%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 157 (96.32%) Adobe
2 11 (6.75%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (6.13%) Perforce
4 8 (4.91%) Google
5 7 (4.29%) hybris
6 5 (3.07%) IBM
6 5 (3.07%) Sitecore
7 4 (2.45%) Okta
8 2 (1.23%) Gigya
8 2 (1.23%) Microsoft
8 2 (1.23%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.23%) Oracle
9 1 (0.61%) SAP
9 1 (0.61%) Tableau
9 1 (0.61%) Talend
9 1 (0.61%) Yandex