The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 555 549 512
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -37
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 21 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.034% 0.056%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 12
Average daily rate
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£314 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £281
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.75 -

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
9391 8858 8065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 17.62% 17.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5203 4518
Average daily rate £400 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 313 306 400
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £18.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.72 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.57 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.25 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.30%

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 27 February 2015.

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 25 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 27 February 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -20 13 £314 -10.35% 7
London -11 5 £313 -10.71% 1
Surrey - 2 - - 1
South East - 2 - - 2
Yorkshire -14 1 £200 -42.85% 2
East of England - 1 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 -
Kent - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Bath - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Eastbourne - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Plymouth - - - -
South Croydon - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Wetherby - - - - 1
Woking - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - - 1

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
2 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 16 (41.03%) CSS
3 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.21%) .NET
4 10 (25.64%) SQL
5 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.08%) jQuery
6 8 (20.51%) OO
7 7 (17.95%) Java
7 7 (17.95%) XML
8 6 (15.38%) MySQL
8 6 (15.38%) MVC
9 5 (12.82%) TDD
9 5 (12.82%) C#
9 5 (12.82%) SOAP
9 5 (12.82%) Perl
10 4 (10.26%) J2EE
10 4 (10.26%) Web Services
10 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
10 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (10.26%) Internet
10 4 (10.26%) Finance
10 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (7.69%) Ajax
11 3 (7.69%) Web Development
11 3 (7.69%) QA

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (10.26%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.69%) ColdFusion MX
2 3 (7.69%) Apache
2 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.13%) CMS
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Internet
2 3 (7.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MySQL
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) OLAP
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
4 1 (2.56%) Selenium
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.56%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.56%) Marketing
2 1 (2.56%) French Language
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (66.67%) Developer
2 21 (53.85%) ColdFusion Developer
3 4 (10.26%) .NET Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) QA Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Programmer
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Business Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) HTML
1 16 (41.03%) CSS
2 11 (28.21%) .NET
3 9 (23.08%) jQuery
4 7 (17.95%) XML
5 5 (12.82%) SOAP
6 4 (10.26%) Web Services
6 4 (10.26%) J2EE
7 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.69%) Ajax
7 3 (7.69%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) REST
8 2 (5.13%) CSS3
8 2 (5.13%) Laravel
8 2 (5.13%) RESTful
8 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.56%) JSON
9 1 (2.56%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) NHS
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) UNIX
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
1 3 (7.69%) Solaris
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
1 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) OO
3 6 (15.38%) MVC
4 5 (12.82%) TDD
5 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Web Development
7 2 (5.13%) Refactoring
7 2 (5.13%) Migration
7 2 (5.13%) Scrum
7 2 (5.13%) OOP
7 2 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.13%) ITIL
7 2 (5.13%) Change Management
7 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow
8 1 (2.56%) Document Management
8 1 (2.56%) Workflow Management
8 1 (2.56%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) SQL
3 7 (17.95%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) C#
4 5 (12.82%) Perl
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) VBScript
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.56%) CFML
6 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Oracle
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) NetApp
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) Yahoo!
3 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.56%) Cognos
3 1 (2.56%) IBM
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