Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 558 483 421
Rank change year-on-year -75 -62 +154
Contract jobs citing Adobe Experience Manager 300 457 601
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.43% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.83% 2.29% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 266 355
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £313 £350 £313
90th Percentile £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £388 £425
% change year-on-year +11.61% -8.82% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 2
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £48.37 £37.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.31% +28.75% +2.93%
10th Percentile £20.75 £30.18 £34.35
90th Percentile £50.13 £56.87 £41.39
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £33.75 £37.57
% change year-on-year +17.78% -10.17% -

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 16373 19928 20620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.72% 18.54% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10623 13137 12962
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 416 502 675
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £20.00
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £45.00 £42.16
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 23 September 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 23 September 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Adobe Experience Manager in the UK

Adobe Experience Manager
Top 15 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 23 September 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 -77 292 £488 +8.33% 20
London -94 225 £500 +5.26% 11
UK excluding London +38 72 £433 +11.61% 9
South East +39 26 £425 +6.25% 3
Midlands -3 12 £450 +24.14% 2
East of England -6 12 £425 +21.43% 1
North of England +74 11 £440 +10.00% 2
East Midlands 0 8 - -
North West +32 6 £440 +10.00%
Scotland +24 6 £325 -35.00%
Yorkshire - 4 £469 - 2
South West +16 3 £450 - 1
West Midlands +4 3 £450 +28.57% 2
Wales - 2 £240 -
North East - 1 £440 -

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 265 (88.33%) Adobe
2 131 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
3 127 (42.33%) Java
4 113 (37.67%) CMS
5 108 (36.00%) JavaScript
6 107 (35.67%) HTML
7 95 (31.67%) Content Management
8 88 (29.33%) CSS
9 62 (20.67%) E-Commerce
10 56 (18.67%) Marketing
10 56 (18.67%) Finance
11 51 (17.00%) HTML5
12 48 (16.00%) DevOps
13 47 (15.67%) jQuery
14 44 (14.67%) Scrum
15 41 (13.67%) AngularJS
15 41 (13.67%) Front End Development
16 37 (12.33%) CSS3
17 34 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
17 34 (11.33%) XML
18 33 (11.00%) Analytics
19 32 (10.67%) Spring
20 31 (10.33%) SQL
21 30 (10.00%) JIRA
21 30 (10.00%) User Experience
21 30 (10.00%) TDD
22 29 (9.67%) Web Services
23 27 (9.00%) MVC
24 26 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
24 26 (8.67%) 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
1 113 (37.67%) CMS
2 22 (7.33%) Confluence
3 20 (6.67%) Apache
4 17 (5.67%) JBoss
4 17 (5.67%) WebSphere
5 14 (4.67%) Apache Solr
6 12 (4.00%) Tomcat
7 9 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (2.67%) Magnolia
8 8 (2.67%) Mule
9 7 (2.33%) WordPress
10 5 (1.67%) Drupal
10 5 (1.67%) IIS
10 5 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
11 4 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (1.00%) Mule ESB
13 2 (0.67%) Apache Pig
13 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.67%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Mingle
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.00%) Adobe Campaign
1 6 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.67%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.33%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.33%) SessionCam
3 1 (0.33%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (5.67%) Adobe Analytics
3 12 (4.00%) Office 365
4 9 (3.00%) AWS CloudFormation
4 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (2.33%) Amazon S3
6 6 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (2.00%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (2.00%) Google Analytics
7 5 (1.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (1.67%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.67%) CloudFront
7 5 (1.67%) GitHub
7 5 (1.67%) SaaS
8 4 (1.33%) IaaS
8 4 (1.33%) PaaS
9 3 (1.00%) Force.com
10 2 (0.67%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.33%) Internet
2 12 (4.00%) Intranet
3 8 (2.67%) WebEx
4 7 (2.33%) DNS
4 7 (2.33%) HTTP
5 6 (2.00%) Firewall
6 5 (1.67%) LDAP
7 4 (1.33%) BIG-IP
7 4 (1.33%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.67%) LAN
8 2 (0.67%) MPLS
8 2 (0.67%) Network Security
8 2 (0.67%) OSPF
8 2 (0.67%) SAN
8 2 (0.67%) WAN
8 2 (0.67%) WLAN
9 1 (0.33%) SMS
9 1 (0.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 7 (2.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 4 (1.33%) Jackrabbit
4 4 (1.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.67%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.67%) DataStax
5 2 (0.67%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.67%) HBase
5 2 (0.67%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.67%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
6 1 (0.33%) InfluxDB
6 1 (0.33%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (10.00%) JIRA
2 26 (8.67%) Jenkins
3 22 (7.33%) Maven
4 15 (5.00%) Git (software)
5 11 (3.67%) Grunt
6 10 (3.33%) Eclipse
7 8 (2.67%) Gradle
7 8 (2.67%) gulp
8 7 (2.33%) Hudson
8 7 (2.33%) Mockito
8 7 (2.33%) SonarQube
9 6 (2.00%) Selenium
10 5 (1.67%) IntelliJ
10 5 (1.67%) JUnit
10 5 (1.67%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.33%) Checkstyle
11 4 (1.33%) TestDirector
11 4 (1.33%) webpack
12 3 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 56 (18.67%) Finance
1 56 (18.67%) Marketing
2 20 (6.67%) Banking
2 20 (6.67%) Retail
3 10 (3.33%) Publishing
4 9 (3.00%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (1.67%) Advertising
7 3 (1.00%) French Language
7 3 (1.00%) Games
7 3 (1.00%) Law
7 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Automotive
8 2 (0.67%) Billing
8 2 (0.67%) Electronics
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 140 (46.67%) Developer
2 40 (13.33%) Analyst
2 40 (13.33%) Java Developer
3 39 (13.00%) Architect
4 32 (10.67%) Business Analyst
5 31 (10.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 26 (8.67%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (6.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 17 (5.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (4.67%) UI Developer
10 11 (3.67%) Consultant
11 10 (3.33%) CMS Developer
11 10 (3.33%) HTML Developer
12 9 (3.00%) Designer
13 8 (2.67%) DevOps Architect
13 8 (2.67%) HTML CSS Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Senior Developer
13 8 (2.67%) Technical Trainer
13 8 (2.67%) Trainer
14 7 (2.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (35.67%) HTML
2 88 (29.33%) CSS
3 51 (17.00%) HTML5
4 47 (15.67%) jQuery
5 41 (13.67%) AngularJS
6 37 (12.33%) CSS3
7 34 (11.33%) XML
8 32 (10.67%) Spring
9 29 (9.67%) Web Services
10 25 (8.33%) React
11 24 (8.00%) J2EE
12 23 (7.67%) JSP
13 21 (7.00%) REST
14 20 (6.67%) RESTful
15 19 (6.33%) Ajax
16 16 (5.33%) JSON
17 15 (5.00%) Apache Sling
18 14 (4.67%) OSGi
18 14 (4.67%) SOAP
19 13 (4.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.00%) User Experience
2 26 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.33%) Mobile App
4 15 (5.00%) Social Media
5 8 (2.67%) iPad
5 8 (2.67%) Web 2.0
6 7 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.00%) DataPower
7 6 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (2.00%) FMCG
8 5 (1.67%) PKI
8 5 (1.67%) Private Cloud
9 4 (1.33%) PlayStation
10 3 (1.00%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.00%) Video on Demand
10 3 (1.00%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.00%) Linux
2 14 (4.67%) Unix
3 7 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (2.33%) Windows
4 6 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.67%) CentOS
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
6 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (43.67%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (31.67%) Content Management
3 62 (20.67%) E-Commerce
4 48 (16.00%) DevOps
5 44 (14.67%) Scrum
6 41 (13.67%) Front End Development
7 33 (11.00%) Analytics
8 30 (10.00%) TDD
9 27 (9.00%) MVC
10 26 (8.67%) User Stories
11 25 (8.33%) Web Development
12 24 (8.00%) Project Management
13 19 (6.33%) BDD
14 18 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (6.00%) Software Engineering
14 18 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (5.67%) Business Analysis
15 17 (5.67%) Kanban
15 17 (5.67%) Test Automation
16 16 (5.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (42.33%) Java
2 108 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 31 (10.33%) SQL
4 11 (3.67%) Perl
5 9 (3.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (2.67%) C#
7 7 (2.33%) Python
8 6 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.67%) Ruby
10 4 (1.33%) ES6
10 4 (1.33%) PHP
11 2 (0.67%) COBOL
11 2 (0.67%) Korn
12 1 (0.33%) C++
12 1 (0.33%) Go
12 1 (0.33%) Groovy
12 1 (0.33%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.33%) Scala
12 1 (0.33%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 10 (3.33%) Degree
2 4 (1.33%) CISA
2 4 (1.33%) CISSP
3 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.67%) CCNP
3 2 (0.67%) CCSE
3 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.67%) CISM
3 2 (0.67%) CISMP
3 2 (0.67%) ISEB
3 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.67%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.00%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) FedRAMP
2 2 (0.67%) GDPR
2 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.67%) WCAG
3 1 (0.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.00%) Docker
2 2 (0.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.67%) Apache Flume
2 2 (0.67%) HDFS
2 2 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (2.33%) Ansible
2 5 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.33%) Kibana
3 4 (1.33%) logstash
4 3 (1.00%) Terraform
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (0.67%) Puppet
5 2 (0.67%) SCCM
5 2 (0.67%) SCOM
6 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.33%) Packer
6 1 (0.33%) Pingdom
6 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.33%) Uchiwa
6 1 (0.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 265 (88.33%) Adobe
2 19 (6.33%) hybris
3 16 (5.33%) Oracle
4 12 (4.00%) IBM
4 12 (4.00%) SAP
5 9 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (2.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (2.33%) Splunk
8 6 (2.00%) Citrix
8 6 (2.00%) Google
8 6 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (2.00%) Sitecore
9 5 (1.67%) AppDynamics
9 5 (1.67%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.67%) Omniture
10 4 (1.33%) F5
10 4 (1.33%) Imperva
11 3 (1.00%) ATG
11 3 (1.00%) Coverity
12 2 (0.67%) McAfee