The table below looks at the statistics for ColdFusion skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ColdFusion over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 582 561 538
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -23
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 18 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.039% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.21% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 25
Average daily rate
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£338 £260 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.80% -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £198 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £275 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £245 £293
% change year-on-year
+32.65% -16.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £18.00 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -70.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10384 9355 9067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 18.07% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6672 5696 5129
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 397 455
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.15 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.70% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.21 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.75 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.15 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.00% -9.73%

ColdFusion
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ColdFusion Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ColdFusion
Daily Rate Trend

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

ColdFusion Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ColdFusion
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ColdFusion within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

ColdFusion Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ColdFusion
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ColdFusion Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ColdFusion
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ColdFusion within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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
England -51 16 £338 +28.57% 11
London +7 5 £375 +42.85% 1
South East -28 4 £300 - 2
Oxfordshire -22 3 £300 -
Scotland -13 2 - - 1
East of England - 2 £325 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £325 - 1
South West -32 1 - - 3
North West - 1 £320 - 1
Croydon - 1 £375 -
Eastbourne - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Bath - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Ormskirk - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Plymouth - - - - 1
Teddington - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - - 1
Windsor - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 3
East Sussex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 24 (52.17%) CSS
3 23 (50.00%) HTML
4 21 (45.65%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) XML
6 15 (32.61%) Ajax
7 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
7 14 (30.43%) MVC
8 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
8 13 (28.26%) jQuery
9 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (26.09%) HTML5
10 11 (23.91%) CSS3
10 11 (23.91%) Java
11 10 (21.74%) CFML
11 10 (21.74%) ColdBox
11 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
12 9 (19.57%) Railo
13 8 (17.39%) OO
14 7 (15.22%) .NET
14 7 (15.22%) CMS
14 7 (15.22%) Scrum
15 6 (13.04%) Internet
15 6 (13.04%) MySQL
15 6 (13.04%) Web Services
15 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (13.04%) Web Development
16 5 (10.87%) TDD
16 5 (10.87%) Subversion
16 5 (10.87%) Content Management

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (19.57%) Railo
2 7 (15.22%) CMS
3 5 (10.87%) ColdFusion MX
4 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.17%) Liferay
5 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.17%) JRun
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Project
1 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) GitHub
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) VLAN
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.17%) DataStage
6 1 (2.17%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (86.96%) Developer
2 28 (60.87%) ColdFusion Developer
3 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
3 3 (6.52%) Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Senior ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (2.17%) PHP Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Java Analyst Programmer
5 1 (2.17%) Java Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Java Programmer
5 1 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (2.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) CSS
2 23 (50.00%) HTML
3 17 (36.96%) XML
4 15 (32.61%) Ajax
5 13 (28.26%) jQuery
6 12 (26.09%) HTML5
7 11 (23.91%) CSS3
8 10 (21.74%) ColdBox
9 7 (15.22%) .NET
10 6 (13.04%) Web Services
11 5 (10.87%) SOAP
11 5 (10.87%) XHTML
12 3 (6.52%) Fusebox
13 2 (4.35%) J2EE
13 2 (4.35%) Flash
13 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
14 1 (2.17%) JSON
14 1 (2.17%) MDX
14 1 (2.17%) WCF
14 1 (2.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) PDA
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.17%) NHS
2 1 (2.17%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) MVC
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) OO
4 7 (15.22%) Scrum
5 6 (13.04%) Web Development
6 5 (10.87%) TDD
6 5 (10.87%) Content Management
7 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 2 (4.35%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) Release Management
8 2 (4.35%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Time Management
9 1 (2.17%) Kanban
9 1 (2.17%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.17%) Online Marketing
9 1 (2.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
2 21 (45.65%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 11 (23.91%) Java
5 10 (21.74%) CFML
6 5 (10.87%) C#
7 2 (4.35%) ActionScript
7 2 (4.35%) PHP
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) XenApp
1 1 (2.17%) XenServer
1 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
1 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.17%) VMware
3 1 (2.17%) Dell
3 1 (2.17%) Citrix
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