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 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 555 536 502
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -34
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 21 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.050% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.24% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 8
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£314 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.03% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £350 £225
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +55.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.75 -
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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
8884 8421 7459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.63% 17.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5414 5131 4334
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 324 293 377
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.55 £12.43 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £40.57 £37.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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 30 March 2015.

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 30 March 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London +6 10 £306 +36.11% 7
South East - 3 £325 - 1
North West - 2 £333 - 1
West Midlands -6 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -14 1 £230 -34.28%
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
East of England - - - - 2
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ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 20 (58.82%) CSS
3 13 (38.24%) SQL
4 11 (32.35%) Oracle
4 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) .NET
6 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
6 9 (26.47%) MVC
6 9 (26.47%) OO
6 9 (26.47%) jQuery
7 7 (20.59%) MySQL
8 6 (17.65%) Java
8 6 (17.65%) Finance
8 6 (17.65%) CMS
9 5 (14.71%) HTML5
9 5 (14.71%) C#
10 4 (11.76%) SOAP
10 4 (11.76%) Web Services
10 4 (11.76%) XML
10 4 (11.76%) Internet
10 4 (11.76%) Web Development
10 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (8.82%) RESTful
11 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (8.82%) CSS3
11 3 (8.82%) Subversion
11 3 (8.82%) QA
11 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 6 (17.65%) CMS
2 3 (8.82%) Railo
3 2 (5.88%) ColdFusion MX
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Apache
3 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.94%) Documentum
4 1 (2.94%) Drupal
4 1 (2.94%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Extranet
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.82%) Subversion
3 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.94%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.94%) PowerBuilder
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) ColdFusion Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Analyst
4 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (2.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Web Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) CSS
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 10 (29.41%) .NET
3 9 (26.47%) jQuery
4 5 (14.71%) HTML5
5 4 (11.76%) SOAP
5 4 (11.76%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) XML
6 3 (8.82%) J2EE
6 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
6 3 (8.82%) RESTful
6 3 (8.82%) CSS3
7 2 (5.88%) Laravel
7 2 (5.88%) REST
7 2 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (5.88%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) MDX
8 1 (2.94%) WCF
8 1 (2.94%) LINQ
8 1 (2.94%) Fusebox
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Wiki
2 1 (2.94%) Hedge funds
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) MVC
2 9 (26.47%) OO
3 4 (11.76%) Web Development
4 2 (5.88%) Refactoring
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Scrum
4 2 (5.88%) TDD
4 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
4 2 (5.88%) OOP
4 2 (5.88%) Change Management
4 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
4 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (5.88%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.94%) User Stories
5 1 (2.94%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.94%) XML Parsing
5 1 (2.94%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) C#
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.94%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.94%) CFML
7 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) IBM
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