Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 594 532 449
Rank change year-on-year -62 -83 +74
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 300 372 467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.38% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.84% 2.28% 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 221 288
UK median daily rate £475 £500 £428
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +16.96% -5.00%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £324
90th Percentile £600 £613 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +1.56% +14.29% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
UK median hourly rate - £42.50 £48.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.59% +21.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £39.75 £36.50
% change year-on-year - +8.90% -8.91%

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 16,306 16,318 17,417
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.50% 16.52% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,527 10,883 11,235
UK median daily rate £470 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £253
90th Percentile £638 £623 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 349 398 403
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £19.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +0.33% -7.45%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.70 £47.50 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.11 £19.34 £20.00
% change year-on-year -6.36% -3.30% -

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 January 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 21 January 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 -63 294 £475 -5.00% 28
London -58 189 £495 -1.00% 17
UK excluding London +2 109 £406 +1.56% 11
South East +42 66 £400 -13.04% 5
North of England -17 22 £356 -1.72% 2
North West +4 13 £140 -39.46%
Yorkshire -13 9 £490 +35.17% 2
East of England -4 8 £500 +58.73% 1
Midlands +1 6 £400 -8.57% 2
West Midlands -12 6 £400 - 1
Scotland -10 3 £575 -13.24%
South West -41 3 £550 +18.92% 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 274 (91.33%) Adobe
2 135 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (39.33%) Java
4 98 (32.67%) JavaScript
5 89 (29.67%) CMS
6 88 (29.33%) HTML
7 71 (23.67%) Jenkins
8 69 (23.00%) Git (software)
8 69 (23.00%) CSS
9 66 (22.00%) Content Management
10 64 (21.33%) Maven
11 62 (20.67%) Marketing
12 60 (20.00%) E-Commerce
13 56 (18.67%) DevOps
14 55 (18.33%) Analytics
15 52 (17.33%) Web Services
15 52 (17.33%) Scrum
16 51 (17.00%) Amazon AWS
16 51 (17.00%) HTML5
17 47 (15.67%) React
18 44 (14.67%) User Experience
19 43 (14.33%) Finance
20 41 (13.67%) QA
21 40 (13.33%) AngularJS
22 37 (12.33%) Microservices
22 37 (12.33%) XML
23 36 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
24 35 (11.67%) J2EE
25 34 (11.33%) JIRA
26 33 (11.00%) JSR 170

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 89 (29.67%) CMS
2 32 (10.67%) Elasticsearch
3 26 (8.67%) Confluence
4 16 (5.33%) LiveCycle
5 10 (3.33%) Apache Solr
6 9 (3.00%) SharePoint
6 9 (3.00%) WordPress
7 7 (2.33%) WebSphere
8 6 (2.00%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (1.67%) Apache
10 4 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.00%) Alfresco
11 3 (1.00%) Documentum
11 3 (1.00%) FileNet
11 3 (1.00%) OnBase
12 1 (0.33%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
12 1 (0.33%) Marvel
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.33%) Acrobat
2 4 (1.33%) Adobe After Effects
2 4 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (1.33%) InDesign
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 9 (3.00%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (2.00%) Eloqua
3 3 (1.00%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.67%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (17.00%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
3 29 (9.67%) Amazon S3
4 22 (7.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 22 (7.33%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 22 (7.33%) Amazon SQS
4 22 (7.33%) AWS Lambda
4 22 (7.33%) CloudFront
4 22 (7.33%) Serverless
5 14 (4.67%) Adobe Analytics
6 13 (4.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (3.00%) Google Analytics
8 7 (2.33%) Amazon ELB
8 7 (2.33%) GitHub
9 6 (2.00%) Sauce Labs
10 4 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.67%) Apigee
11 2 (0.67%) Google Tag Manager
11 2 (0.67%) Heroku
11 2 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.00%) Internet
2 4 (1.33%) HTTP
3 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 3 (1.00%) Firewall
3 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.33%) Network Security
4 1 (0.33%) SMS
4 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 16 (5.33%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.00%) MySQL
4 9 (3.00%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.67%) Jackrabbit
6 6 (2.00%) InfluxDB
6 6 (2.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (1.00%) Big Data
8 1 (0.33%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (23.67%) Jenkins
2 69 (23.00%) Git (software)
3 64 (21.33%) Maven
4 34 (11.33%) JIRA
5 24 (8.00%) IntelliJ
6 21 (7.00%) Gradle
7 20 (6.67%) Selenium
8 19 (6.33%) Eclipse
9 18 (6.00%) Subversion
10 16 (5.33%) JUnit
11 14 (4.67%) Ant
12 13 (4.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 12 (4.00%) Mercurial
13 12 (4.00%) SonarQube
14 11 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
15 10 (3.33%) Artifactory
15 10 (3.33%) Bitbucket
15 10 (3.33%) Checkstyle
15 10 (3.33%) Grunt
15 10 (3.33%) SoapUI
General
1 62 (20.67%) Marketing
2 43 (14.33%) Finance
3 16 (5.33%) Banking
4 7 (2.33%) Automotive
5 6 (2.00%) Advertising
5 6 (2.00%) Publishing
5 6 (2.00%) Retail
6 5 (1.67%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.00%) Law
9 2 (0.67%) French Language
9 2 (0.67%) German Language
9 2 (0.67%) Legal
9 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.33%) Billing
10 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.33%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 144 (48.00%) Developer
2 31 (10.33%) Java Developer
3 27 (9.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 25 (8.33%) Analyst
5 19 (6.33%) Business Analyst
6 15 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (4.67%) Tester
8 12 (4.00%) Digital Analyst
8 12 (4.00%) Digital Business Analyst
9 11 (3.67%) Architect
10 10 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
11 9 (3.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
11 9 (3.00%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (3.00%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.00%) UI Developer
12 8 (2.67%) Designer
12 8 (2.67%) E-Commerce Manager
13 7 (2.33%) Content Editor
13 7 (2.33%) J2EE Developer
13 7 (2.33%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (29.33%) HTML
2 69 (23.00%) CSS
3 52 (17.33%) Web Services
4 51 (17.00%) HTML5
5 47 (15.67%) React
6 40 (13.33%) AngularJS
7 37 (12.33%) XML
8 35 (11.67%) J2EE
9 33 (11.00%) JSR 170
10 28 (9.33%) OSGi
11 27 (9.00%) jQuery
12 25 (8.33%) JSON
12 25 (8.33%) Spring
13 21 (7.00%) REST
14 20 (6.67%) Ajax
14 20 (6.67%) CSS3
15 17 (5.67%) RESTful
15 17 (5.67%) SOAP
16 16 (5.33%) Spring Boot
16 16 (5.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 44 (14.67%) User Experience
2 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.00%) Social Media
4 7 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.00%) Marketing Technology
6 5 (1.67%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.67%) FMCG
6 5 (1.67%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.33%) Clustering
7 4 (1.33%) Replication
8 3 (1.00%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.67%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.67%) Web 2.0
9 2 (0.67%) Wiki
10 1 (0.33%) DataPower
10 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.00%) Unix
2 18 (6.00%) Windows
3 10 (3.33%) Linux
4 6 (2.00%) Solaris
5 4 (1.33%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (22.00%) Content Management
3 60 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 56 (18.67%) DevOps
5 55 (18.33%) Analytics
6 52 (17.33%) Scrum
7 37 (12.33%) Microservices
8 36 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
9 33 (11.00%) User Stories
9 33 (11.00%) Workflow
10 28 (9.33%) BDD
11 25 (8.33%) Software Engineering
11 25 (8.33%) Test Automation
12 24 (8.00%) Front End Development
13 21 (7.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 21 (7.00%) Unit Testing
14 20 (6.67%) Migration
14 20 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
14 20 (6.67%) SEO
14 20 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 118 (39.33%) Java
2 98 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 24 (8.00%) Java 8
4 23 (7.67%) SQL
5 18 (6.00%) Python
6 12 (4.00%) ES6
7 10 (3.33%) C
7 10 (3.33%) Perl
7 10 (3.33%) Ruby
8 8 (2.67%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.00%) PHP
9 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.67%) Assembly Language
10 2 (0.67%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.33%) ES8
Qualifications
1 16 (5.33%) Degree
2 4 (1.33%) DBS Check
2 4 (1.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (1.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.67%) QA
2 8 (2.67%) SLA
3 3 (1.00%) GDPR
3 3 (1.00%) PMO
4 1 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (5.33%) Docker
2 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (9.00%) Terraform
2 18 (6.00%) Ansible
3 13 (4.33%) Kubernetes
4 11 (3.67%) Puppet
5 10 (3.33%) Kibana
6 9 (3.00%) ZABBIX
7 7 (2.33%) logstash
7 7 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (2.00%) Nagios
8 6 (2.00%) Pingdom
8 6 (2.00%) Uchiwa
9 3 (1.00%) Rundeck
10 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 274 (91.33%) Adobe
2 29 (9.67%) hybris
3 18 (6.00%) New Relic
4 16 (5.33%) Google
5 15 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 11 (3.67%) IBM
7 9 (3.00%) SAP
8 8 (2.67%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 8 (2.67%) Splunk
9 6 (2.00%) Oracle
9 6 (2.00%) PagerDuty
10 4 (1.33%) ATG
10 4 (1.33%) Sitecore
10 4 (1.33%) Tealium
11 3 (1.00%) Hyland
11 3 (1.00%) Omniture
11 3 (1.00%) OpenText
11 3 (1.00%) Perforce
11 3 (1.00%) Xerox
12 2 (0.67%) Microsoft