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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 592 580 571
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 38 28 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 12
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£255 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £281 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £425 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
11221 10399 9205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.93% 18.39% 17.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7171 6167 5347
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £512 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 426 382
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.46 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.17% -7.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

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 2 September 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 22 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 2 September 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
England +4 37 £255 -20.93% 6
London +2 14 £250 -16.66% 1
Romford - 12 £250 -
South East -22 10 £328 +2.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 6 £330 +20.00%
City of London +11 2 £400 -
Surrey -9 2 - -
South West -9 2 £350 -17.64%
East of England - 2 - - 2
Somerset - 2 £350 -
Cambridge - 2 - - 2
Bath - 2 £350 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 2
West Midlands +5 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £460 -
Farnham - 1 - -
Northamptonshire - 1 £460 -
Northampton - 1 £460 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 48 (72.73%) HTML
2 47 (71.21%) CSS
3 42 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 21 (31.82%) CMS
5 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
6 14 (21.21%) CFML
6 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (21.21%) jQuery
7 13 (19.70%) TDD
7 13 (19.70%) Adobe
7 13 (19.70%) SQL
7 13 (19.70%) XML
8 12 (18.18%) MySQL
8 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 12 (18.18%) Ajax
8 12 (18.18%) Marketing
8 12 (18.18%) SEO
8 12 (18.18%) SQLite
8 12 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
8 12 (18.18%) Graphic Design
8 12 (18.18%) HTML5
9 11 (16.67%) RDBMS
10 10 (15.15%) .NET
10 10 (15.15%) SOAP
10 10 (15.15%) JSON
10 10 (15.15%) MVC
11 9 (13.64%) Web Development
11 9 (13.64%) Oracle
11 9 (13.64%) Java
11 9 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 21 (31.82%) CMS
2 6 (9.09%) Railo
3 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
4 1 (1.52%) ColdFusion MX
4 1 (1.52%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) Internet
2 3 (4.55%) Skype
3 1 (1.52%) Extranet
3 1 (1.52%) Firewall
3 1 (1.52%) HTTP
3 1 (1.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 12 (18.18%) MySQL
2 12 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.18%) SQLite
3 11 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.06%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Eclipse
2 3 (4.55%) Subversion
2 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (18.18%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) French Language
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 61 (92.42%) Developer
2 41 (62.12%) ColdFusion Developer
3 16 (24.24%) Web Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Front-End Developer
4 8 (12.12%) Designer
5 7 (10.61%) Front-End Web Developer
5 7 (10.61%) Web Designer
6 2 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (3.03%) .NET Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) Analyst
7 1 (1.52%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.52%) Consultant
7 1 (1.52%) DBA
7 1 (1.52%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.52%) Java Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (1.52%) Flex Developer
7 1 (1.52%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (72.73%) HTML
2 47 (71.21%) CSS
3 14 (21.21%) jQuery
4 13 (19.70%) XML
5 12 (18.18%) Ajax
5 12 (18.18%) HTML5
6 10 (15.15%) SOAP
6 10 (15.15%) JSON
6 10 (15.15%) .NET
7 9 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 8 (12.12%) Semantic HTML
8 8 (12.12%) ColdBox
9 7 (10.61%) CSS3
10 6 (9.09%) REST
11 5 (7.58%) Web Services
12 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
12 4 (6.06%) XSLT
13 3 (4.55%) XHTML
13 3 (4.55%) Classic ASP
13 3 (4.55%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Graphic Design
2 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) NHS
3 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) UNIX
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.70%) TDD
3 12 (18.18%) SEO
3 12 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
4 10 (15.15%) MVC
5 9 (13.64%) Web Development
6 8 (12.12%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (9.09%) Kanban
8 5 (7.58%) E-Commerce
9 4 (6.06%) UML
9 4 (6.06%) OO
9 4 (6.06%) CRM
9 4 (6.06%) Software Architecture
9 4 (6.06%) SDLC
10 3 (4.55%) XML Parsing
10 3 (4.55%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.55%) Scrum
11 2 (3.03%) Migration
11 2 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (3.03%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 14 (21.21%) CFML
3 13 (19.70%) SQL
4 9 (13.64%) Java
5 8 (12.12%) PHP
6 5 (7.58%) C#
7 2 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.52%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.52%) Ruby
8 1 (1.52%) PHP5
8 1 (1.52%) Perl
8 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.52%) VBScript
8 1 (1.52%) VB
8 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) IBM Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 13 (19.70%) Adobe
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.03%) Informatica
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.52%) Apple
4 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) IBM
4 1 (1.52%) HP
4 1 (1.52%) Citrix
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