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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 578 556 532
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -24
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 29 26 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.049% 0.036%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.28% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £288 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £208 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £213
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +64.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £160.00 -
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
9903 9123 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.33% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 5700 4695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 305 460
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.45 £42.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ColdFusion within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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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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 -26 26 £325 +13.04% 14
London -4 18 £325 +48.91% 5
City of London +18 12 £328 +55.95% 1
South East -14 3 £325 +5.26% 3
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - - 1
Stirling - 2 - -
Staffordshire -9 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire -15 1 £230 -34.28% 3
Yorkshire -19 1 £230 -34.28% 3
Oxfordshire -23 1 £325 +5.26%
North West - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Farnham - 1 - - 1
Wakefield - 1 £230 -
Cheshire - 1 £350 -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 30 (62.50%) HTML
1 30 (62.50%) CSS
2 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
3 17 (35.42%) Oracle
4 12 (25.00%) jQuery
5 11 (22.92%) MySQL
6 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
6 10 (20.83%) MVC
7 9 (18.75%) CMS
7 9 (18.75%) .NET
7 9 (18.75%) SQL
7 9 (18.75%) XML
8 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (16.67%) Web Development
9 7 (14.58%) Ajax
9 7 (14.58%) OO
9 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
9 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
10 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (12.50%) Windows
10 6 (12.50%) Java
10 6 (12.50%) Perl
10 6 (12.50%) HTML5
10 6 (12.50%) Subversion
11 5 (10.42%) UNIX
11 5 (10.42%) SOAP
11 5 (10.42%) Web Services
11 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
11 5 (10.42%) Apache
11 5 (10.42%) Tomcat

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (18.75%) CMS
2 5 (10.42%) Apache
2 5 (10.42%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 3 (6.25%) IIS
4 3 (6.25%) Railo
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) ColdFusion MX
6 1 (2.08%) Confluence
6 1 (2.08%) Drupal
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) LDAP
1 3 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
2 1 (2.08%) Extranet
2 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) MySQL
2 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
3 7 (14.58%) RDBMS
3 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Subversion
2 5 (10.42%) Eclipse
3 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (2.08%) Selenium
5 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) French Language
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (75.00%) Developer
2 31 (64.58%) ColdFusion Developer
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX Administrator
3 3 (6.25%) Administrator
3 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
4 2 (4.17%) Architect
4 2 (4.17%) Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.17%) QA Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Flex Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Development Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Web Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Applications Architect
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Business Consultant
5 1 (2.08%) Senior Web Developer
5 1 (2.08%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (62.50%) HTML
1 30 (62.50%) CSS
2 12 (25.00%) jQuery
3 9 (18.75%) .NET
3 9 (18.75%) XML
4 7 (14.58%) Ajax
5 6 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 6 (12.50%) HTML5
6 5 (10.42%) SOAP
6 5 (10.42%) Web Services
6 5 (10.42%) Semantic HTML
7 4 (8.33%) ColdBox
8 3 (6.25%) RESTful
8 3 (6.25%) CSS3
9 2 (4.17%) REST
9 2 (4.17%) J2EE
9 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
10 1 (2.08%) Memcached
10 1 (2.08%) Sphinx
10 1 (2.08%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) NHS
2 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.08%) Wiki
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.50%) Windows
2 5 (10.42%) UNIX
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) MVC
2 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (16.67%) Web Development
3 7 (14.58%) OO
4 4 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) XML Parsing
5 2 (4.17%) Web Application Development
5 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) OOP
5 2 (4.17%) Change Management
5 2 (4.17%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Content Management
5 2 (4.17%) Refactoring
5 2 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.17%) System Testing
6 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (60.42%) JavaScript
2 9 (18.75%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) Perl
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
4 3 (6.25%) C#
5 2 (4.17%) CFML
5 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 2 (4.17%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (35.42%) Oracle
2 3 (6.25%) NetApp
2 3 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.08%) Cognos
3 1 (2.08%) IBM
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe
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