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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 584 561 566
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 27 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £288 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £348 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £225
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +35.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.00

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
10151 9248 10117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.98% 17.30% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6012 5366 5745
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 387 462
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.05 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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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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 -8 27 £325 +8.33% 14
South East +3 11 £320 -1.53% 6
South West -24 10 £425 - 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £323 - 2
London +14 3 £300 +2.12% 2
Surrey -1 3 £300 +2.12%
Oxford - 2 - - 2
Woking - 2 £298 -
Berkshire +7 1 - - 1
North West -6 1 £300 -3.22% 1
City of London - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - -
Wales - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
Scotland - - - -
East of England - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bristol - - - - 1
Cardiff - - - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Reading - - - -
Skelmersdale - - - -
Stirling - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Luton - - - -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
3 24 (44.44%) HTML
4 23 (42.59%) Java
5 20 (37.04%) CSS
5 20 (37.04%) XML
6 15 (27.78%) MVC
7 14 (25.93%) jQuery
7 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 14 (25.93%) T-SQL
8 13 (24.07%) .NET
8 13 (24.07%) Web Services
8 13 (24.07%) Ajax
9 12 (22.22%) SOAP
10 11 (20.37%) C#
10 11 (20.37%) CSS3
11 10 (18.52%) HTML5
11 10 (18.52%) Firewall
12 9 (16.67%) Scrum
12 9 (16.67%) PHP
12 9 (16.67%) Linux
12 9 (16.67%) OO
12 9 (16.67%) CFML
12 9 (16.67%) ColdBox
12 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 9 (16.67%) Railo
13 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.81%) Python
13 8 (14.81%) Perl
13 8 (14.81%) C++

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (16.67%) Railo
2 7 (12.96%) IIS
3 6 (11.11%) CMS
4 4 (7.41%) ColdFusion MX
5 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.85%) Liferay
6 1 (1.85%) JRun
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Project
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) GitHub
2 4 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.52%) Firewall
2 6 (11.11%) HTTP
2 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) Internet
4 3 (5.56%) SSL
4 3 (5.56%) VPN
5 2 (3.70%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) SAN
5 2 (3.70%) DHCP
5 2 (3.70%) VLAN
5 2 (3.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) MySQL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.70%) DataStage
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.85%) DTS
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Subversion
3 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Ant
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (62.96%) Developer
2 21 (38.89%) ColdFusion Developer
3 7 (12.96%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (11.11%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Front-End Developer
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Java Consultant
8 1 (1.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.85%) Developer Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) SAP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (44.44%) HTML
2 20 (37.04%) CSS
2 20 (37.04%) XML
3 14 (25.93%) jQuery
4 13 (24.07%) Web Services
4 13 (24.07%) Ajax
4 13 (24.07%) .NET
5 12 (22.22%) SOAP
6 11 (20.37%) CSS3
7 10 (18.52%) HTML5
8 9 (16.67%) ColdBox
9 7 (12.96%) REST
10 6 (11.11%) JSON
11 5 (9.26%) J2EE
11 5 (9.26%) XHTML
12 3 (5.56%) Fusebox
13 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
13 2 (3.70%) Middleware
14 1 (1.85%) Flash
14 1 (1.85%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (3.70%) PDA
1 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (1.85%) W3C
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.67%) Linux
2 8 (14.81%) Windows
3 6 (11.11%) UNIX
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) MVC
2 9 (16.67%) Scrum
2 9 (16.67%) OO
3 8 (14.81%) Web Development
4 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Content Management
6 5 (9.26%) TDD
7 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.56%) Network Architecture
9 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (3.70%) Release Management
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.70%) Performance Testing
9 2 (3.70%) Time Management
9 2 (3.70%) Information Assurance
9 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.70%) Project Management
9 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
10 1 (1.85%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 31 (57.41%) JavaScript
3 23 (42.59%) Java
4 14 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 11 (20.37%) C#
6 9 (16.67%) PHP
6 9 (16.67%) CFML
7 8 (14.81%) VB.NET
7 8 (14.81%) Perl
7 8 (14.81%) C++
7 8 (14.81%) C
7 8 (14.81%) Ruby
7 8 (14.81%) Python
8 5 (9.26%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.70%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.85%) VBA
10 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.85%) ABAP
10 1 (1.85%) VB
10 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.70%) XenApp
2 2 (3.70%) XenServer
2 2 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Dell
3 2 (3.70%) Citrix
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) SAP
4 1 (1.85%) Adobe
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