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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 625 614 609
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 13 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.064% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.38% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 13
Median daily rate £450 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £433 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
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
9096 9225 9918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 16.86% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5840 5848 6299
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 259 359
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +0.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £41.45 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.38 £17.50 £19.38
% change year-on-year
+22.15% -9.70%

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 6 December 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 10 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 6 December 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 -11 13 £450 +28.57% 5
South East +15 5 £375 +7.14% 3
London -11 5 £450 +28.57% 2
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 2
North West - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £375 -
Lancashire - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Oxford - 1 - - 1
West Midlands - 1 £325 -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 30 (85.71%) HTML
2 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 19 (54.29%) CSS
4 18 (51.43%) SQL
5 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
5 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
6 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (31.43%) MySQL
7 10 (28.57%) Java
7 10 (28.57%) Subversion
8 9 (25.71%) Oracle
9 8 (22.86%) CFML
9 8 (22.86%) jQuery
10 7 (20.00%) ColdBox
10 7 (20.00%) Web Development
10 7 (20.00%) MVC
11 6 (17.14%) PHP
11 6 (17.14%) .NET
12 5 (14.29%) XML
13 4 (11.43%) Unix
13 4 (11.43%) Linux
13 4 (11.43%) Apache
13 4 (11.43%) Adobe
13 4 (11.43%) Internet
13 4 (11.43%) Scrum
13 4 (11.43%) Java EE
13 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
13 4 (11.43%) Marketing
13 4 (11.43%) HTML5
14 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef

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 4 (11.43%) Apache
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.71%) ArcGIS
3 2 (5.71%) ArcSDE
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Liferay
3 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.71%) WordPress
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (5.71%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) SMTP
2 2 (5.71%) SNMP
2 2 (5.71%) SSH
2 2 (5.71%) SSL
2 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (31.43%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) GIS
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Git (software)
2 10 (28.57%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (5.71%) GitLab
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Selenium
5 1 (2.86%) JUnit
5 1 (2.86%) Maven
General
1 4 (11.43%) Marketing
2 1 (2.86%) Advertising
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (85.71%) Developer
2 21 (60.00%) ColdFusion Developer
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) VB.NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.71%) GIS Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (2.86%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (85.71%) HTML
2 19 (54.29%) CSS
3 8 (22.86%) jQuery
4 7 (20.00%) ColdBox
5 6 (17.14%) .NET
6 5 (14.29%) XML
7 4 (11.43%) HTML5
7 4 (11.43%) Java EE
8 3 (8.57%) J2EE
8 3 (8.57%) SOAP
8 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 3 (8.57%) XSD
8 3 (8.57%) XSL
9 2 (5.71%) Apache Flex
9 2 (5.71%) CSS3
9 2 (5.71%) Ext JS
9 2 (5.71%) LAMP
9 2 (5.71%) Node.js
10 1 (2.86%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 3 (8.57%) CentOS
2 3 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (8.57%) Ubuntu
2 3 (8.57%) Windows
3 2 (5.71%) Fedora
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) Web Development
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
3 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.57%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Defect Management
5 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Kanban
5 2 (5.71%) Mobile Development
5 2 (5.71%) Open Source Development
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
5 2 (5.71%) Prototyping
5 2 (5.71%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
2 18 (51.43%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Java
4 8 (22.86%) CFML
5 6 (17.14%) PHP
6 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.57%) VB
6 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 3 (8.57%) VB6
7 2 (5.71%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.71%) Perl
7 2 (5.71%) Python
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
1 2 (5.71%) NFS
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.71%) Puppet
3 1 (2.86%) Ansible
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 4 (11.43%) Adobe
3 3 (8.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.71%) ESRI
4 2 (5.71%) Sony
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft