The table below looks at the statistics for ColdFusion skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ColdFusion over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 626 610 577
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -33
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 17 36 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.063% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 14
Median daily rate £335 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £264 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £343
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £330 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9817 9995 9304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 17.55% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6489 6276 5478
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 312 385
Median hourly rate £25.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £41.85 £34.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.49
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.38%

ColdFusion
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ColdFusion as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 17 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ColdFusion within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -38 13 £320 -3.03% 7
North West - 4 - - 1
Merseyside - 4 - - 1
Staffordshire +1 3 £300 -
London -11 3 £350 -4.10% 1
West Midlands -24 3 £300 -
South East -14 2 £320 -1.53% 2
Edinburgh - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £400 -
Liverpool - 2 - - 1
Oxfordshire +6 1 £320 -1.53%
Oxford -4 1 £320 -
Doncaster - 1 £370 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £370 -
Newbury - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £370 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ColdFusion 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 ColdFusion.

1 20 (58.82%) HTML
1 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 19 (55.88%) CSS
3 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Oracle
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
6 11 (32.35%) PHP
6 11 (32.35%) Java
7 10 (29.41%) Adobe
7 10 (29.41%) jQuery
8 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Web Development
8 9 (26.47%) .NET
8 9 (26.47%) XML
9 8 (23.53%) Apache
9 8 (23.53%) Internet
9 8 (23.53%) HTML5
9 8 (23.53%) Node.js
10 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
10 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
10 7 (20.59%) Unix
11 6 (17.65%) Web Services
11 6 (17.65%) MySQL
11 6 (17.65%) Sass
11 6 (17.65%) CSS3
11 6 (17.65%) Grunt
12 5 (14.71%) Marionette.js
12 5 (14.71%) React

ColdFusion
Top Related 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 8 (23.53%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) CMS
3 4 (11.76%) ColdFusion MX
3 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) JRun
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.88%) Liferay
6 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) LaTeX
2 2 (5.88%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 2 (5.88%) Intranet
2 2 (5.88%) Skype
3 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) CouchDB
3 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Grunt
3 5 (14.71%) Mocha
3 5 (14.71%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) QUnit
4 3 (8.82%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 12 (35.29%) ColdFusion Developer
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Agile Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
7 1 (2.94%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.94%) IT Support
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Project Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 19 (55.88%) CSS
3 10 (29.41%) jQuery
4 9 (26.47%) .NET
4 9 (26.47%) XML
5 8 (23.53%) HTML5
5 8 (23.53%) Node.js
6 7 (20.59%) AngularJS
7 6 (17.65%) CSS3
7 6 (17.65%) Sass
7 6 (17.65%) Web Services
8 5 (14.71%) Ajax
8 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
8 5 (14.71%) Chai
8 5 (14.71%) JSP
8 5 (14.71%) LESS
8 5 (14.71%) Marionette.js
8 5 (14.71%) React
8 5 (14.71%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
2 9 (26.47%) Web Development
3 4 (11.76%) Content Management
3 4 (11.76%) OO
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) MVC
4 3 (8.82%) Scrum
4 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) BDD
5 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
5 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.88%) TDD
5 2 (5.88%) Test Management
6 1 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
3 11 (32.35%) Java
3 11 (32.35%) PHP
4 4 (11.76%) CFML
5 3 (8.82%) ActionScript
5 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) ES6
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
1 3 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 10 (29.41%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Sony
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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