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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe ColdFusion
UK
Rank 569 602 599
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -3
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 12 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.032% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Median daily rate £325 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £262 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £500 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £500 £320
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +56.25%
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
7544 8626 8866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.13% 16.99% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 4843 5508 5549
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 236 316
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +18.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +34 12 £325 -16.12% 2
South East +18 6 £325 - 2
West Midlands - 4 £348 -
Reading - 3 £325 -
Stafford - 3 £370 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 2
Berkshire - 3 £325 -
Staffordshire - 3 £370 -
London +4 2 £325 +8.33%
Oxford - 1 - - 2

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) CSS
4 17 (54.84%) SQL
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
5 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
6 12 (38.71%) MySQL
7 11 (35.48%) jQuery
7 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (29.03%) Subversion
9 8 (25.81%) .NET
9 8 (25.81%) Java
9 8 (25.81%) MVC
10 7 (22.58%) CFML
10 7 (22.58%) ColdBox
11 6 (19.35%) PHP
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle
12 5 (16.13%) Linux
12 5 (16.13%) Apache
12 5 (16.13%) HTML5
12 5 (16.13%) Marketing
13 4 (12.90%) Web Development
13 4 (12.90%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (12.90%) Adobe
14 3 (9.68%) LAMP
14 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
14 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
14 3 (9.68%) SOAP
14 3 (9.68%) Dreamweaver
14 3 (9.68%) XML

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 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (6.45%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.45%) ArcSDE
3 2 (6.45%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (3.23%) CMS
4 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
1 2 (6.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DNS
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
1 2 (6.45%) SMTP
1 2 (6.45%) SNMP
1 2 (6.45%) SSH
1 2 (6.45%) SSL
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) MySQL
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) GIS
5 1 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 9 (29.03%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (6.45%) GitLab
5 1 (3.23%) JUnit
5 1 (3.23%) Maven
General
1 5 (16.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.23%) Advertising
2 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 19 (61.29%) ColdFusion Developer
3 8 (25.81%) .NET Developer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior ColdFusion Developer
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Developer
7 2 (6.45%) GIS Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Unix Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Unix Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) HTML
2 18 (58.06%) CSS
3 11 (35.48%) jQuery
4 8 (25.81%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) ColdBox
6 5 (16.13%) HTML5
7 4 (12.90%) CodeIgniter
8 3 (9.68%) LAMP
8 3 (9.68%) Laravel
8 3 (9.68%) SOAP
8 3 (9.68%) XML
8 3 (9.68%) XSD
8 3 (9.68%) XSL
9 2 (6.45%) Apache Flex
9 2 (6.45%) CSS3
9 2 (6.45%) Java EE
9 2 (6.45%) RESTful
10 1 (3.23%) Ajax
10 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
10 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) User Experience
2 2 (6.45%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) CentOS
2 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Ubuntu
3 2 (6.45%) Fedora
3 2 (6.45%) Unix
4 1 (3.23%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) MVC
3 4 (12.90%) Web Development
4 3 (9.68%) Feasibility Study
4 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Analytics
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Kanban
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source Development
5 2 (6.45%) Prototyping
5 2 (6.45%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
5 2 (6.45%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) JavaScript
2 17 (54.84%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) Java
4 7 (22.58%) CFML
5 6 (19.35%) PHP
6 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.68%) VB
6 3 (9.68%) VB.NET
6 3 (9.68%) VB6
7 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.45%) Perl
7 2 (6.45%) Python
7 2 (6.45%) Ruby
7 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Docker
1 2 (6.45%) NFS
2 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.45%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) Ansible
3 1 (3.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 4 (12.90%) Adobe
3 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.45%) Apple
4 2 (6.45%) ESRI
4 2 (6.45%) Google
4 2 (6.45%) VMware