The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 552 538 554
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 28 32 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.064% 0.054%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.37% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 9
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £475 £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
+6.08% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9285 8752 9501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.62% 17.46% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5517 4962 5274
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 455 441
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 -13 28 £300 +6.66% 11
South East -8 12 £313 -3.84% 4
London -7 7 £286 +4.09%
Oxfordshire +9 5 £320 +60.00% 3
West Midlands -11 4 £288 +15.00%
Surrey +4 3 £300 +2.12%
Yorkshire +2 2 £350 +33.33%
Woking - 2 £298 -
Oxford +3 1 - - 1
Cheshire +1 1 £300 -
Berkshire -6 1 - -
North West -6 1 £300 -3.22% 4
East of England -13 1 - - 2
South West -24 1 £275 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Teddington - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Reading - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - - 2
Luton - - - - 1
Macclesfield - - - -
Newmarket - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 1
Ascot - - - -
Bath - - - -
Bedford - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - -
Cardiff - - - - 1
Cheltenham - - - -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 24 (42.86%) Java
4 21 (37.50%) HTML
5 17 (30.36%) CSS
6 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 15 (26.79%) XML
7 15 (26.79%) .NET
8 14 (25.00%) Web Services
9 12 (21.43%) SOAP
9 12 (21.43%) C#
10 11 (19.64%) Oracle
10 11 (19.64%) OO
10 11 (19.64%) CMS
11 10 (17.86%) Firewall
11 10 (17.86%) Content Management
11 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
11 10 (17.86%) CSS3
12 9 (16.07%) jQuery
12 9 (16.07%) Python
12 9 (16.07%) Linux
12 9 (16.07%) Perl
12 9 (16.07%) PHP
12 9 (16.07%) Ruby
12 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.07%) Finance
13 8 (14.29%) MVC
13 8 (14.29%) Ajax
13 8 (14.29%) Web Development
13 8 (14.29%) Degree

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 11 (19.64%) CMS
2 7 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) Railo
4 3 (5.36%) ColdFusion MX
5 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.79%) JRun
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Project
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) HTTP
2 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.36%) VPN
3 3 (5.36%) SSL
3 3 (5.36%) Internet
4 2 (3.57%) DHCP
4 2 (3.57%) SAN
4 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 2 (3.57%) VLAN
4 2 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.93%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.57%) DataStage
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) DTS
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.50%) Hudson
2 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.50%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.36%) Subversion
4 2 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) Ant
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.79%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Developer
2 23 (41.07%) ColdFusion Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Web Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Web Support Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) Head of Development
8 1 (1.79%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (37.50%) HTML
2 17 (30.36%) CSS
3 15 (26.79%) XML
3 15 (26.79%) .NET
4 14 (25.00%) Web Services
5 12 (21.43%) SOAP
6 10 (17.86%) CSS3
7 9 (16.07%) jQuery
8 8 (14.29%) HTML5
8 8 (14.29%) Ajax
9 7 (12.50%) J2EE
9 7 (12.50%) REST
10 6 (10.71%) XHTML
10 6 (10.71%) JSON
11 2 (3.57%) Middleware
11 2 (3.57%) .NET Framework
12 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
12 1 (1.79%) Fusebox
12 1 (1.79%) YUI
12 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Open Source
2 4 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) PDA
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Linux
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
2 6 (10.71%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) OO
2 10 (17.86%) Content Management
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (14.29%) MVC
4 8 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (14.29%) Web Development
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 7 (12.50%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.14%) Release Management
7 4 (7.14%) Scrum
7 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.36%) Network Architecture
8 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.57%) Time Management
9 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.57%) Information Assurance
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) JavaScript
2 26 (46.43%) SQL
3 24 (42.86%) Java
4 12 (21.43%) C#
5 9 (16.07%) Perl
5 9 (16.07%) PHP
5 9 (16.07%) Python
5 9 (16.07%) Ruby
6 8 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.29%) C++
6 8 (14.29%) C
6 8 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.57%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.79%) VBA
9 1 (1.79%) ABAP
9 1 (1.79%) VBScript
9 1 (1.79%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) Haskell
9 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.93%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) XenApp
2 2 (3.57%) XenServer
2 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) Dell
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix
3 2 (3.57%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe
4 1 (1.79%) SAP
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