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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ColdFusion
Rank 613 595 576
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -19
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 13 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.033% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 8
Average daily rate £500 £315 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.73% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+58.73% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 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 13 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 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 12 £500 +59.36% 4
London +5 2 £253 -20.78%
South East +16 1 - - 1
East of England +2 1 - -
Surrey -8 1 - -
Scotland -10 1 - -
City of London - 1 £205 -
East Midlands - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
2 23 (45.10%) HTML
3 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (37.25%) SQL
5 18 (35.29%) .NET
5 18 (35.29%) CSS
6 16 (31.37%) jQuery
7 15 (29.41%) Oracle
8 13 (25.49%) C#
8 13 (25.49%) TDD
9 11 (21.57%) Java
9 11 (21.57%) PHP
10 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
10 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
10 10 (19.61%) MVC
10 10 (19.61%) Scrum
11 9 (17.65%) XML
11 9 (17.65%) WCF
11 9 (17.65%) RESTful
12 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
12 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
12 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
12 8 (15.69%) Intranet
13 7 (13.73%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (13.73%) XSLT
13 7 (13.73%) Windows
13 7 (13.73%) Linux
13 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
13 7 (13.73%) Handlebars
13 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API

ColdFusion
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (9.80%) Node.js
2 4 (7.84%) CMS
2 4 (7.84%) ColdFusion MX
2 4 (7.84%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) Drupal
3 2 (3.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Confluence
4 1 (1.96%) Documentum
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) JRun
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.96%) SAS
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.96%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) LaTeX
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) BigMachines
1 1 (1.96%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) iPaaS
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Intranet
2 5 (9.80%) Internet
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) FTP
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) SSH
4 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) MySQL
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) SQLite
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.96%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (13.73%) QUnit
2 2 (3.92%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.92%) Maven
2 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.96%) Bundler
3 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.96%) Gemnasium
3 1 (1.96%) JIRA
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (13.73%) French Language
2 4 (7.84%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Marketing
3 3 (5.88%) Back Office
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.92%) Dutch Language
4 2 (3.92%) Interactive Media
5 1 (1.96%) Advertising
5 1 (1.96%) German Language
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (86.27%) Developer
2 26 (50.98%) ColdFusion Developer
3 8 (15.69%) Database Developer
4 7 (13.73%) JavaScript Developer
4 7 (13.73%) Software Developer
5 6 (11.76%) SQL Developer
6 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.84%) HTML Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) CMS Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Intranet Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Designer
8 2 (3.92%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.92%) PHP Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior ColdFusion Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (45.10%) HTML
2 18 (35.29%) .NET
2 18 (35.29%) CSS
3 16 (31.37%) jQuery
4 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET
5 9 (17.65%) RESTful
5 9 (17.65%) WCF
5 9 (17.65%) XML
6 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (13.73%) Ember.js
6 7 (13.73%) Handlebars
6 7 (13.73%) XSLT
7 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
8 4 (7.84%) CSS3
8 4 (7.84%) HTML5
9 3 (5.88%) Backbone.js
9 3 (5.88%) PhoneGap
9 3 (5.88%) REST
10 2 (3.92%) Mason
10 2 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
1 3 (5.88%) Graphic Design
1 3 (5.88%) NHS
2 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Clustering
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Linux
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Unix
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Solaris
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) TDD
3 10 (19.61%) MVC
3 10 (19.61%) Scrum
4 8 (15.69%) Front End Development
4 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Web Development
6 6 (11.76%) OO
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.80%) Migration
7 5 (9.80%) Regression Testing
8 4 (7.84%) API Design
8 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.84%) Kanban
9 3 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 3 (5.88%) MVVM
9 3 (5.88%) SEO
10 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (54.90%) JavaScript
2 19 (37.25%) SQL
3 13 (25.49%) C#
4 11 (21.57%) Java
4 11 (21.57%) PHP
5 10 (19.61%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.84%) CFML
7 3 (5.88%) Perl
8 1 (1.96%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.96%) C++
8 1 (1.96%) Python
8 1 (1.96%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.96%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) DV Cleared
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) NFS
1 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.96%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Adobe
3 2 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 1 (1.96%) BMC
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Infor
4 1 (1.96%) Informatica
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Siebel
4 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.96%) Sonatype