Period
to 23 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ColdFusion skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ColdFusion over the 6 months to 23 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe ColdFusion
UK
6 months to
23 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 806 846 799
Rank change year-on-year +40 -47 +26
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 27 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.034% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 31
UK median daily rate £400 £338 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% +5.47% +6.67%
10th Percentile £277 £291 £225
90th Percentile £530 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £311 £328
% change year-on-year +28.51% -4.96% +2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

ColdFusion is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16147 19842 20122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.81% 18.35% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 10428 13052 12443
UK median daily rate £438 £420 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 404 489 695
UK median hourly rate £19.56 £20.39 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +1.95% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.83 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £20.73 £19.46
% change year-on-year -6.92% +6.55% +11.17%

ColdFusion
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ColdFusion as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ColdFusion in the UK

ColdFusion
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ColdFusion.

Contractor daily rate trend for ColdFusion in the UK

ColdFusion
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ColdFusion over the 6 months to 23 August 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ColdFusion in the UK

ColdFusion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ColdFusion.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ColdFusion in the UK

ColdFusion
Top 10 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 6 months to 23 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +47 27 £400 +28.51%
England +36 26 £400 +24.03% 1
South West - 18 £415 -
North of England +57 3 - -
North West +22 3 - -
West Midlands +39 2 £306 +2.08%
South East +20 2 - -
Midlands +19 2 £306 +2.08%
Scotland +30 1 £375 -6.25%
East of England - 1 £238 -

For the 6 months to 23 August 2017, 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 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 20 (74.07%) HTML
3 15 (55.56%) CMS
3 15 (55.56%) jQuery
3 15 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 14 (51.85%) Hudson
4 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
4 14 (51.85%) CSS
5 13 (48.15%) Web Design
5 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (48.15%) HTML5
6 11 (40.74%) Content Management
7 10 (37.04%) Railo
7 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) XML
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL
10 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
11 6 (22.22%) ISO 9001
11 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
12 5 (18.52%) Oracle Certification
12 5 (18.52%) Handlebars
12 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
12 5 (18.52%) Ember.js
13 4 (14.81%) Selenium

ColdFusion
Co-occurring 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 15 (55.56%) CMS
2 10 (37.04%) Railo
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) LaTeX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 14 (51.85%) Git (software)
2 14 (51.85%) Hudson
3 13 (48.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (14.81%) Selenium
4 4 (14.81%) WebDriver
5 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 3 (11.11%) QUnit
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Legal
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.70%) Marketing
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Developer
2 6 (22.22%) ColdFusion Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) CMS Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) QA Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.70%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (74.07%) HTML
2 15 (55.56%) jQuery
3 14 (51.85%) CSS
4 13 (48.15%) HTML5
5 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (29.63%) XML
7 5 (18.52%) Ember.js
7 5 (18.52%) Handlebars
8 3 (11.11%) J2EE
8 3 (11.11%) Web Services
8 3 (11.11%) XSLT
9 1 (3.70%) .NET
9 1 (3.70%) LAMP
9 1 (3.70%) Middleware
9 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) PlayStation
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Web Design
2 11 (40.74%) Content Management
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL
3 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
4 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Regression Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 4 (14.81%) Software Testing
5 4 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 3 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Migration
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) System Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Test Management
6 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (7.41%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 8 (29.63%) SQL
3 5 (18.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (3.70%) C
5 1 (3.70%) C#
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) DV Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Certification
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (22.22%) ISO 9001
1 6 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Twitter