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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 640 625 605
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -20
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 21 37 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.063% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.36% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 10
Median daily rate £311 £255 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £303 £340 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +13.33%
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
10106 10363 9884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.54% 17.73% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6612 6491 5764
Median daily rate £424 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 281 335 425
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.75 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +28.57%

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 24 August 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 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 24 August 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 -15 19 £311 +22.05% 5
North West - 8 £303 -
Merseyside - 7 £303 -
Liverpool - 6 £303 -
London -5 5 £350 +40.00% 1
West Midlands -30 4 £300 - 1
Staffordshire - 4 £300 - 1
City of London +31 1 £475 +18.75%
South East +6 1 £320 -2.29% 1
Oxfordshire -4 1 £320 -
Oxford -8 1 £320 -
Doncaster - 1 £370 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £370 -
Fleetwood - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 £325 -
Yorkshire - 1 £370 - 1

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 22 (59.46%) HTML
2 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 17 (45.95%) Oracle
3 17 (45.95%) CSS
4 16 (43.24%) SQL
5 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
6 12 (32.43%) PHP
7 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
8 10 (27.03%) Subversion
8 10 (27.03%) jQuery
8 10 (27.03%) Java
8 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 9 (24.32%) Apache
9 9 (24.32%) MySQL
9 9 (24.32%) Unix
9 9 (24.32%) Web Development
10 8 (21.62%) MVC
10 8 (21.62%) Adobe
10 8 (21.62%) CFML
11 7 (18.92%) Internet
11 7 (18.92%) .NET
11 7 (18.92%) XML
11 7 (18.92%) HTML5
12 6 (16.22%) Puppet
12 6 (16.22%) Node.js
12 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
12 6 (16.22%) Linux
12 6 (16.22%) Web Services
13 5 (13.51%) Tomcat

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 9 (24.32%) Apache
2 6 (16.22%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 4 (10.81%) CMS
5 3 (8.11%) ColdFusion MX
6 2 (5.41%) IIS
6 2 (5.41%) JRun
6 2 (5.41%) Liferay
7 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
7 1 (2.70%) ArcSDE
7 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Mingle
2 1 (2.70%) LaTeX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 3 (8.11%) DNS
3 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 2 (5.41%) Skype
3 2 (5.41%) SMTP
3 2 (5.41%) SNMP
3 2 (5.41%) SSH
3 2 (5.41%) SSL
3 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (24.32%) MySQL
3 3 (8.11%) CouchDB
3 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) GIS
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 10 (27.03%) Subversion
3 4 (10.81%) Grunt
4 3 (8.11%) Mocha
4 3 (8.11%) Selenium
5 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.70%) QUnit
6 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (8.11%) Back Office
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Developer
2 14 (37.84%) ColdFusion Developer
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Designer
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Designer
5 2 (5.41%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Test Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (2.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) HTML
2 17 (45.95%) CSS
3 10 (27.03%) jQuery
4 7 (18.92%) .NET
4 7 (18.92%) HTML5
4 7 (18.92%) XML
5 6 (16.22%) Node.js
5 6 (16.22%) Web Services
6 5 (13.51%) AngularJS
7 4 (10.81%) Ajax
7 4 (10.81%) ColdBox
7 4 (10.81%) CSS3
7 4 (10.81%) LAMP
7 4 (10.81%) Sass
8 3 (8.11%) Apache Flex
8 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
8 3 (8.11%) Java EE
8 3 (8.11%) LESS
8 3 (8.11%) Marionette.js
8 3 (8.11%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Unix
3 6 (16.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
4 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) Web Development
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
5 3 (8.11%) Content Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) OO
5 3 (8.11%) Scrum
5 3 (8.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) BDD
6 2 (5.41%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Defect Management
6 2 (5.41%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.41%) TDD
6 2 (5.41%) Test Management
7 1 (2.70%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) JavaScript
2 16 (43.24%) SQL
3 12 (32.43%) PHP
4 10 (27.03%) Java
5 8 (21.62%) CFML
6 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
7 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.41%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) Python
7 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.70%) ES6
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.70%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) NFS
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 1 (2.70%) Ansible
2 1 (2.70%) Nagios
2 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Oracle
2 8 (21.62%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Sony
3 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) ESRI
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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