Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 571 509 448
Rank change year-on-year -62 -61 +150
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 284 416 431
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.99% 2.54% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 275 250
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £375 £318 £310
90th Percentile £663 £638 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
UK median hourly rate - £100.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +367.44% -42.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.50

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 14,281 16,401 15,573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.71% 16.36% 17.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,096 10,839 10,065
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 375 362
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.31 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.60% +1.61% -7.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.54 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.83 £48.75 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.76 £18.96
% change year-on-year -1.44% -6.36% -7.51%

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -50 277 £475 +5.56% 9
London -20 194 £500 - 6
UK excluding London -25 88 £475 +11.76% 5
North of England +19 37 £475 +31.03% 2
Yorkshire +26 33 £475 +31.03% 2
East of England +19 19 £463 -2.63%
South East -2 16 £510 +13.33% 1
South West -24 6 £450 +2.52%
Scotland +15 5 £625 +66.67% 2
Midlands -10 5 £400 -11.11%
West Midlands -11 5 £400 -4.48%
North West +4 3 £140 -41.05%
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 250 (88.03%) Adobe
2 167 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
3 139 (48.94%) JavaScript
4 132 (46.48%) CSS
5 122 (42.96%) HTML
6 118 (41.55%) CMS
7 113 (39.79%) Java
8 99 (34.86%) Marketing
9 87 (30.63%) Content Management
10 74 (26.06%) E-Commerce
11 71 (25.00%) Scrum
12 67 (23.59%) XML
13 64 (22.54%) Git (software)
14 62 (21.83%) Analytics
15 55 (19.37%) Mobile App
16 54 (19.01%) Test Automation
17 53 (18.66%) Finance
18 52 (18.31%) JIRA
19 51 (17.96%) Web Services
19 51 (17.96%) DevOps
20 49 (17.25%) HTML5
21 47 (16.55%) Apache
21 47 (16.55%) QA
22 45 (15.85%) Front End Development
23 42 (14.79%) User Experience
24 41 (14.44%) OSGi
25 40 (14.08%) AngularJS
26 38 (13.38%) REST
27 37 (13.03%) Sass
27 37 (13.03%) Jenkins

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
1 118 (41.55%) CMS
2 47 (16.55%) Apache
3 31 (10.92%) WebSphere
4 26 (9.15%) Confluence
5 7 (2.46%) Cloud Foundry
5 7 (2.46%) Mule
6 6 (2.11%) Apache Solr
7 5 (1.76%) CoreMedia CMS
8 4 (1.41%) Tomcat
9 3 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.06%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (1.06%) WordPress
10 2 (0.70%) Commerce Server
10 2 (0.70%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.70%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.35%) Documentum
11 1 (0.35%) FileNet
11 1 (0.35%) OnBase
Applications
1 4 (1.41%) MS Visio
1 4 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.06%) InDesign
2 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.70%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.70%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.70%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 21 (7.39%) Adobe Campaign
2 17 (5.99%) Magento
3 13 (4.58%) SAP Hybris
4 6 (2.11%) Fredhopper
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.15%) Adobe Analytics
2 15 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.58%) npm
4 9 (3.17%) GitHub
4 9 (3.17%) Google Analytics
5 7 (2.46%) Serverless
5 7 (2.46%) Slack
6 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 5 (1.76%) Algolia
7 5 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.76%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.76%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (1.06%) Force.com
9 3 (1.06%) Google Docs
9 3 (1.06%) PaaS
9 3 (1.06%) SaaS
10 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.70%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.46%) Internet
2 6 (2.11%) HTTP
3 5 (1.76%) Firewall
4 2 (0.70%) DAB
4 2 (0.70%) DNS
4 2 (0.70%) Network Security
4 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.52%) RDBMS
1 10 (3.52%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.17%) Jackrabbit
3 7 (2.46%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.41%) MySQL
5 4 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 64 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 52 (18.31%) JIRA
3 37 (13.03%) Jenkins
4 35 (12.32%) Maven
5 30 (10.56%) JUnit
6 29 (10.21%) Mockito
7 27 (9.51%) Selenium
8 23 (8.10%) Grunt
9 19 (6.69%) Mercurial
10 14 (4.93%) gulp
11 13 (4.58%) Cucumber
12 9 (3.17%) Bower
12 9 (3.17%) Redmine
12 9 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (3.17%) Visual Studio Team System
13 8 (2.82%) Subversion
14 6 (2.11%) JBehave
15 5 (1.76%) git-flow
16 3 (1.06%) Artifactory
16 3 (1.06%) Axure RP
General
1 99 (34.86%) Marketing
2 53 (18.66%) Finance
3 30 (10.56%) Retail
4 13 (4.58%) Banking
5 8 (2.82%) Games
6 5 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.41%) Advertising
7 4 (1.41%) Automotive
7 4 (1.41%) Publishing
8 3 (1.06%) Electronics
8 3 (1.06%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.70%) Billing
9 2 (0.70%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.70%) German Language
9 2 (0.70%) Law
9 2 (0.70%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.35%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 151 (53.17%) Developer
2 43 (15.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 31 (10.92%) Java Developer
4 30 (10.56%) Architect
5 17 (5.99%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (4.93%) Analyst
6 14 (4.93%) React Developer
7 13 (4.58%) Consultant
8 12 (4.23%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.87%) Designer
10 10 (3.52%) Tester
11 9 (3.17%) Backend Developer
12 8 (2.82%) Environment And Release Manager
12 8 (2.82%) Release Manager
13 7 (2.46%) Project Manager
13 7 (2.46%) Test Automation Developer
14 6 (2.11%) E-Commerce Manager
14 6 (2.11%) Functional Tester
15 5 (1.76%) Marketing Consultant
15 5 (1.76%) Salesforce Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (46.48%) CSS
2 122 (42.96%) HTML
3 67 (23.59%) XML
4 51 (17.96%) Web Services
5 49 (17.25%) HTML5
6 41 (14.44%) OSGi
7 40 (14.08%) AngularJS
8 38 (13.38%) REST
9 37 (13.03%) Sass
10 35 (12.32%) Node.js
11 30 (10.56%) Spring
12 29 (10.21%) React
13 27 (9.51%) CSS3
14 25 (8.80%) jQuery
14 25 (8.80%) SOAP
15 23 (8.10%) JSON
16 22 (7.75%) J2EE
16 22 (7.75%) Servlets
17 21 (7.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 19 (6.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.37%) Mobile App
2 42 (14.79%) User Experience
3 36 (12.68%) Virtual Team
4 31 (10.92%) Social Media
5 14 (4.93%) Marketing Technology
5 14 (4.93%) W3C
6 12 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.17%) Vector Graphics
8 5 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.41%) FMCG
10 3 (1.06%) Graphic Design
10 3 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.70%) TM Forum
11 2 (0.70%) Web 2.0
12 1 (0.35%) iPad
12 1 (0.35%) Taxonomies
12 1 (0.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.62%) Linux
2 9 (3.17%) Android
2 9 (3.17%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.11%) Unix
4 3 (1.06%) AIX
4 3 (1.06%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (58.80%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (30.63%) Content Management
3 74 (26.06%) E-Commerce
4 71 (25.00%) Scrum
5 62 (21.83%) Analytics
6 54 (19.01%) Test Automation
7 51 (17.96%) DevOps
8 45 (15.85%) Front End Development
9 37 (13.03%) Release Train
10 35 (12.32%) CRM
10 35 (12.32%) Responsive Web Design
11 33 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
12 29 (10.21%) SDLC
13 26 (9.15%) Mobile Application Development
14 21 (7.39%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 20 (7.04%) Microservices
15 20 (7.04%) Sprint Planning
16 18 (6.34%) SEO
16 18 (6.34%) Sprint Retrospective
16 18 (6.34%) Tag Management
Programming Languages
1 139 (48.94%) JavaScript
2 113 (39.79%) Java
3 26 (9.15%) Java 8
4 19 (6.69%) ES6
5 13 (4.58%) SQL
6 5 (1.76%) Python
7 2 (0.70%) ES7
7 2 (0.70%) Go
7 2 (0.70%) Perl
7 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.70%) Ruby
7 2 (0.70%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (3.87%) Degree
2 4 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.70%) Master's Degree
3 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (16.55%) QA
2 4 (1.41%) GDPR
2 4 (1.41%) PMO
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (4.93%) Puppet
2 5 (1.76%) Terraform
3 3 (1.06%) Ansible
3 3 (1.06%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.70%) Kibana
4 2 (0.70%) logstash
5 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 250 (88.03%) Adobe
2 20 (7.04%) hybris
3 18 (6.34%) Google
3 18 (6.34%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (5.28%) IBM
4 15 (5.28%) SAP
5 10 (3.52%) Oracle
6 8 (2.82%) Mashery
6 8 (2.82%) Splunk
7 7 (2.46%) AppDynamics
7 7 (2.46%) Elastic Path
8 5 (1.76%) New Relic
8 5 (1.76%) Perforce
8 5 (1.76%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 5 (1.76%) Tealium
8 5 (1.76%) Xerox
9 4 (1.41%) Atlassian
9 4 (1.41%) Pega
10 3 (1.06%) F5
10 3 (1.06%) Sitecore