The table below looks at the statistics for ColdFusion skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ColdFusion over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 567 550 532
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -18
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 21 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.021% 0.062%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 20
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£388 £281 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.77% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £308 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £245 £239
% change year-on-year
+63.26% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9615 8634 9246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.09% 17.95% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6053 5362 5297
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 352 465
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £38.55 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -7.89%

ColdFusion
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ColdFusion across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

ColdFusion Jobs Demand Trend in England

ColdFusion
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ColdFusion across the England region.

ColdFusion Daily Rate Trend in England

ColdFusion
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ColdFusion across the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

ColdFusion Daily Rate Histogram in England

ColdFusion
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ColdFusion across the England region.

ColdFusion Hourly Rate Trend in England

ColdFusion
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ColdFusion within the England region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West -24 11 £425 +142.85% 6
London +12 5 £363 +28.88% 3
South East - 3 £300 - 2
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - -
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ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ColdFusion also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ColdFusion.

1 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
2 24 (50.00%) CSS
3 20 (41.67%) HTML
4 16 (33.33%) Java
5 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 15 (31.25%) XML
5 15 (31.25%) MVC
5 15 (31.25%) Ajax
6 14 (29.17%) jQuery
6 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
7 12 (25.00%) CSS3
7 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.92%) HTML5
9 10 (20.83%) ColdBox
9 10 (20.83%) OO
10 9 (18.75%) CFML
10 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 9 (18.75%) Railo
11 7 (14.58%) TDD
11 7 (14.58%) Web Development
11 7 (14.58%) Finance
11 7 (14.58%) CMS
11 7 (14.58%) Scrum
11 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
11 7 (14.58%) Windows
12 6 (12.50%) IIS
12 6 (12.50%) Content Management
13 5 (10.42%) Subversion
13 5 (10.42%) GitHub

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ColdFusion also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ColdFusion. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) Railo
2 7 (14.58%) CMS
3 6 (12.50%) IIS
4 5 (10.42%) ColdFusion MX
5 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Liferay
6 1 (2.08%) JRun
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Project
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) GitHub
2 3 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (4.17%) VLAN
3 2 (4.17%) NAS
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) VPN
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) SSL
3 2 (4.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.42%) MySQL
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.17%) DataStage
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) DTS
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.42%) Subversion
3 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 7 (14.58%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (77.08%) Developer
2 26 (54.17%) ColdFusion Developer
3 4 (8.33%) Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) Java Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Development Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) SAP Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (2.08%) Senior ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (2.08%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (50.00%) CSS
2 20 (41.67%) HTML
3 15 (31.25%) XML
3 15 (31.25%) Ajax
4 14 (29.17%) jQuery
5 12 (25.00%) CSS3
6 11 (22.92%) HTML5
7 10 (20.83%) ColdBox
8 5 (10.42%) XHTML
8 5 (10.42%) SOAP
8 5 (10.42%) Web Services
9 4 (8.33%) .NET
9 4 (8.33%) J2EE
10 3 (6.25%) Fusebox
11 2 (4.17%) Middleware
11 2 (4.17%) .NET Framework
12 1 (2.08%) JSON
12 1 (2.08%) Apache Flex
12 1 (2.08%) MXML
12 1 (2.08%) ColdSpring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.17%) PDA
1 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.17%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (2.08%) W3C
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) MVC
2 12 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.83%) OO
4 7 (14.58%) TDD
4 7 (14.58%) Web Development
4 7 (14.58%) Scrum
5 6 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.17%) Release Management
6 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
6 2 (4.17%) Time Management
6 2 (4.17%) Information Assurance
6 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
6 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 24 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) Java
4 14 (29.17%) T-SQL
5 9 (18.75%) CFML
6 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.25%) C#
8 2 (4.17%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.08%) VBA
9 1 (2.08%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.08%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (2.08%) PHP
9 1 (2.08%) VB
9 1 (2.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
1 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) XenApp
2 2 (4.17%) XenServer
2 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Dell
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
3 2 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe
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