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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 618 614 609
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 20 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.052% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.29% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 17
Median daily rate £385 £340 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £316 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £338 £305
% change year-on-year
-0.74% +10.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 - -

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
9541 9902 9419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.84% 17.64% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6343 6160 5645
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 337 362
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.15 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £21.15 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+25.32% +24.38%

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 16 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 1 July 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 14 £335 -1.47% 6
South East +1 4 £300 -7.69% 2
Edinburgh - 4 £400 -
Scotland - 4 £400 -
North West - 4 - -
Merseyside - 4 - -
Staffordshire +6 3 £300 - 1
Surrey -2 3 £300 - 2
West Midlands -19 3 £300 - 1
London -18 2 £413 +13.01% 1
Liverpool - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £370 -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 £370 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £370 -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 20 (58.82%) HTML
3 18 (52.94%) CSS
4 16 (47.06%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (38.24%) Oracle
7 12 (35.29%) Java
8 11 (32.35%) PHP
8 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
8 11 (32.35%) Windows
8 11 (32.35%) Adobe
8 11 (32.35%) jQuery
9 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
9 10 (29.41%) XML
10 9 (26.47%) Web Development
10 9 (26.47%) Node.js
11 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
11 8 (23.53%) HTML5
11 8 (23.53%) .NET
11 8 (23.53%) Apache
11 8 (23.53%) Internet
12 7 (20.59%) MySQL
12 7 (20.59%) Unix
12 7 (20.59%) Sass
13 6 (17.65%) Grunt
13 6 (17.65%) CSS3
13 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
13 6 (17.65%) Web Services
14 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
14 5 (14.71%) JSP

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 8 (23.53%) Apache
2 5 (14.71%) CMS
3 4 (11.76%) ColdFusion MX
3 4 (11.76%) IIS
3 4 (11.76%) JRun
3 4 (11.76%) WebLogic
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.88%) Liferay
6 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) LaTeX
2 2 (5.88%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) Intranet
3 2 (5.88%) Skype
4 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.59%) MySQL
3 5 (14.71%) CouchDB
3 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
3 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
1 6 (17.65%) Grunt
2 5 (14.71%) Mocha
3 4 (11.76%) QUnit
3 4 (11.76%) Subversion
4 3 (8.82%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) JIRA
6 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (11.76%) Back Office
2 1 (2.94%) Interactive Media
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (73.53%) Developer
2 11 (32.35%) ColdFusion Developer
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Database Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Development Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Web Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (58.82%) HTML
2 18 (52.94%) CSS
3 11 (32.35%) jQuery
4 10 (29.41%) XML
5 9 (26.47%) Node.js
6 8 (23.53%) .NET
6 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 8 (23.53%) HTML5
7 7 (20.59%) Sass
8 6 (17.65%) CSS3
8 6 (17.65%) Web Services
9 5 (14.71%) Ajax
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
9 5 (14.71%) Chai
9 5 (14.71%) Handlebars
9 5 (14.71%) JSP
9 5 (14.71%) Marionette.js
9 5 (14.71%) React
9 5 (14.71%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Unix
3 4 (11.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Unit Testing
3 9 (26.47%) Web Development
4 4 (11.76%) Content Management
4 4 (11.76%) OO
5 3 (8.82%) Migration
5 3 (8.82%) MVC
5 3 (8.82%) Scrum
5 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) BDD
6 2 (5.88%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 2 (5.88%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.88%) TDD
6 2 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
2 16 (47.06%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 11 (32.35%) PHP
5 4 (11.76%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.82%) ActionScript
6 3 (8.82%) CFML
7 1 (2.94%) C#
7 1 (2.94%) ES6
7 1 (2.94%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Oracle
2 11 (32.35%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Sony
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
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