Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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.

Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) formerly Adobe CQ, Communiqué CQ5, Day CQ
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 471 465
Rank change year-on-year -113 -6 +87
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 310 476 480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.45% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.81% 2.46% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 286 284
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £313 £343 £319
90th Percentile £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +22.86% -22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 2
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £40.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +6.69% +12.87%
10th Percentile £39.90 £26.25 £34.90
90th Percentile £79.30 £56.87 £45.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £36.25 £40.07
% change year-on-year +10.34% -9.53% +16.14%

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 17155 19384 20012
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.51% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11290 12557 12574
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.45%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £230
90th Percentile £605 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 434 478 605
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.52% +3.65% +14.29%

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 21 November 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 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 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Top 14 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 21 November 2017. 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 -98 304 £488 +8.33% 22
London -110 232 £500 +5.26% 13
UK excluding London -12 75 £430 +22.86% 9
South East -2 21 £450 +28.57% 4
East of England -11 19 £370 +5.71% 1
North of England +52 11 £331 -17.19% 2
South West 0 10 £463 -
Midlands -5 8 £475 +35.71% 2
Scotland -8 6 £325 -3.70%
Yorkshire +26 5 £338 +17.39% 1
North West +18 5 £231 -42.19% 1
East Midlands +4 5 £475 - 1
West Midlands -7 3 £450 +28.57% 1
North East - 1 £440 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 278 (89.68%) Adobe
2 163 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (46.13%) Java
4 116 (37.42%) HTML
5 109 (35.16%) CSS
5 109 (35.16%) JavaScript
6 107 (34.52%) CMS
7 95 (30.65%) Content Management
8 82 (26.45%) Finance
9 72 (23.23%) Scrum
10 68 (21.94%) Marketing
11 64 (20.65%) E-Commerce
11 64 (20.65%) jQuery
12 58 (18.71%) DevOps
13 47 (15.16%) HTML5
14 44 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
14 44 (14.19%) JIRA
14 44 (14.19%) OSGi
14 44 (14.19%) TDD
15 41 (13.23%) Jenkins
16 40 (12.90%) Linux
17 38 (12.26%) Mockito
18 37 (11.94%) CSS3
18 37 (11.94%) Analytics
18 37 (11.94%) QA
19 36 (11.61%) Apache
20 35 (11.29%) Web Services
20 35 (11.29%) Maven
21 34 (10.97%) Software Engineering
21 34 (10.97%) XML

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
1 107 (34.52%) CMS
2 36 (11.61%) Apache
3 24 (7.74%) Confluence
4 16 (5.16%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.19%) JBoss
6 12 (3.87%) Apache Solr
7 11 (3.55%) Drupal
8 9 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
8 9 (2.90%) WordPress
9 8 (2.58%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (2.26%) Mule
11 6 (1.94%) SharePoint
12 5 (1.61%) IIS
12 5 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
13 4 (1.29%) Mule ESB
14 3 (0.97%) Magnolia
15 2 (0.65%) Anypoint
15 2 (0.65%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 21 (6.77%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.65%) Mingle
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.61%) Adobe Campaign
3 3 (0.97%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (4.84%) Office 365
3 10 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (2.90%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (2.58%) npm
6 7 (2.26%) Amazon S3
6 7 (2.26%) GitHub
6 7 (2.26%) PaaS
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 5 (1.61%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 5 (1.61%) CloudFront
9 4 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
9 4 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (1.29%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (1.29%) Force.com
9 4 (1.29%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.29%) IaaS
9 4 (1.29%) Serverless
10 2 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.48%) Internet
2 9 (2.90%) Intranet
3 8 (2.58%) Firewall
4 6 (1.94%) HTTP
5 5 (1.61%) LDAP
6 4 (1.29%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.29%) LAN
6 4 (1.29%) MPLS
6 4 (1.29%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.29%) OSPF
6 4 (1.29%) SAN
6 4 (1.29%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.29%) WAN
6 4 (1.29%) WLAN
7 3 (0.97%) DNS
7 3 (0.97%) WebEx
8 2 (0.65%) SMS
9 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.55%) MongoDB
2 6 (1.94%) Jackrabbit
2 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.97%) MySQL
6 2 (0.65%) DB2
6 2 (0.65%) Redis
6 2 (0.65%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.32%) DbVisualizer
7 1 (0.32%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 44 (14.19%) JIRA
2 41 (13.23%) Jenkins
3 38 (12.26%) Mockito
4 35 (11.29%) Maven
5 30 (9.68%) Git (software)
6 22 (7.10%) SonarQube
7 21 (6.77%) JUnit
8 19 (6.13%) Grunt
8 19 (6.13%) Mercurial
9 18 (5.81%) Sonatype Nexus
10 14 (4.52%) Eclipse
10 14 (4.52%) gulp
11 8 (2.58%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.26%) Selenium
13 5 (1.61%) Gradle
13 5 (1.61%) WebDriver
14 4 (1.29%) IntelliJ
14 4 (1.29%) webpack
15 3 (0.97%) Checkstyle
15 3 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
General
1 82 (26.45%) Finance
2 68 (21.94%) Marketing
3 22 (7.10%) Retail
4 21 (6.77%) Banking
5 11 (3.55%) Publishing
6 10 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.26%) Law
8 4 (1.29%) Automotive
8 4 (1.29%) Electronics
8 4 (1.29%) Games
9 3 (0.97%) French Language
10 2 (0.65%) Advertising
10 2 (0.65%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 162 (52.26%) Developer
2 32 (10.32%) Architect
2 32 (10.32%) Java Developer
3 31 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 30 (9.68%) Analyst
5 26 (8.39%) Business Analyst
6 21 (6.77%) Solutions Architect
7 18 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
8 16 (5.16%) UI Developer
9 13 (4.19%) Consultant
10 12 (3.87%) DevOps Engineer
11 11 (3.55%) HTML Developer
12 10 (3.23%) Designer
13 9 (2.90%) DevOps Architect
13 9 (2.90%) Lead Developer
14 8 (2.58%) HTML CSS Developer
15 7 (2.26%) Content Editor
15 7 (2.26%) E-Commerce Developer
16 6 (1.94%) Senior Analyst
16 6 (1.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (37.42%) HTML
2 109 (35.16%) CSS
3 64 (20.65%) jQuery
4 47 (15.16%) HTML5
5 44 (14.19%) OSGi
6 37 (11.94%) CSS3
7 35 (11.29%) Web Services
8 34 (10.97%) XML
9 33 (10.65%) AngularJS
10 31 (10.00%) Spring
11 27 (8.71%) JSR 170
12 23 (7.42%) PowerMock
13 22 (7.10%) Sass
14 21 (6.77%) React
15 20 (6.45%) Ajax
15 20 (6.45%) J2EE
15 20 (6.45%) REST
15 20 (6.45%) SOAP
16 19 (6.13%) RESTful
17 16 (5.16%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.65%) Mobile App
2 29 (9.35%) User Experience
3 27 (8.71%) Social Media
4 26 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (6.45%) Virtual Team
6 7 (2.26%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (1.94%) DataPower
7 6 (1.94%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.61%) PKI
8 5 (1.61%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.29%) Video on Demand
10 3 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.97%) iPad
10 3 (0.97%) Private Cloud
11 2 (0.65%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.65%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.65%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.65%) Tandem
11 2 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.90%) Linux
2 16 (5.16%) Unix
3 7 (2.26%) Windows
4 6 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (1.94%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.29%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) AIX
6 1 (0.32%) HPUX
6 1 (0.32%) Solaris
6 1 (0.32%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (30.65%) Content Management
3 72 (23.23%) Scrum
4 64 (20.65%) E-Commerce
5 58 (18.71%) DevOps
6 44 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (14.19%) TDD
7 37 (11.94%) Analytics
8 34 (10.97%) Software Engineering
9 32 (10.32%) BDD
10 31 (10.00%) Front End Development
11 30 (9.68%) Unit Testing
12 29 (9.35%) Test Automation
13 27 (8.71%) SDLC
14 26 (8.39%) Web Development
15 25 (8.06%) Mentoring
16 24 (7.74%) Project Management
17 21 (6.77%) Change Management
17 21 (6.77%) MVC
17 21 (6.77%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 143 (46.13%) Java
2 109 (35.16%) JavaScript
3 27 (8.71%) SQL
4 12 (3.87%) Perl
5 11 (3.55%) ES6
6 9 (2.90%) Bash Shell
7 8 (2.58%) Ruby
8 7 (2.26%) Python
9 6 (1.94%) PHP
10 3 (0.97%) C#
10 3 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.65%) COBOL
11 2 (0.65%) Korn
12 1 (0.32%) C++
12 1 (0.32%) Go
12 1 (0.32%) Groovy
12 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
12 1 (0.32%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 12 (3.87%) Degree
2 5 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.29%) CCNP
3 4 (1.29%) CCSE
3 4 (1.29%) CISA
3 4 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.29%) CISMP
3 4 (1.29%) CISSP
4 2 (0.65%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (11.94%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) GDPR
2 4 (1.29%) WCAG
3 2 (0.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) HL7
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
4 1 (0.32%) WAI
System Software
1 10 (3.23%) Docker
2 4 (1.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.29%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.58%) Puppet
2 5 (1.61%) Ansible
2 5 (1.61%) Terraform
3 4 (1.29%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (1.29%) SCCM
3 4 (1.29%) SCOM
4 3 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.32%) Kibana
5 1 (0.32%) logstash
5 1 (0.32%) Nagios
5 1 (0.32%) Packer
5 1 (0.32%) Pingdom
5 1 (0.32%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.32%) Uchiwa
5 1 (0.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 278 (89.68%) Adobe
2 24 (7.74%) hybris
3 19 (6.13%) Coverity
4 13 (4.19%) SAP
5 11 (3.55%) IBM
5 11 (3.55%) Oracle
6 10 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.23%) Sitecore
7 8 (2.58%) Citrix
7 8 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (2.58%) Splunk
8 6 (1.94%) Red Hat
9 5 (1.61%) ATG
9 5 (1.61%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.61%) Google
10 4 (1.29%) EqualLogic
10 4 (1.29%) F5
10 4 (1.29%) Imperva
10 4 (1.29%) SolarWinds
10 4 (1.29%) Veeam