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 3 months to 26 April 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 579 639 624
Rank change year-on-year +60 -15  
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 21 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.029% 0.050%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 16
Median daily rate £400 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £308 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £420 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £320
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £11.00 -

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

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7921 9685 9849
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.04% 17.34% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5130 6283 5931
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £397 £375
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 223 374
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.95 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £17.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.04% -13.75%  

ColdFusion
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ColdFusion as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for ColdFusion in the UK

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ColdFusion over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ColdFusion in the UK

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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

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Top 11 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 26 April 2017. 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 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 +59 21 £400 - 4
South West - 17 £400 -
Wiltshire - 17 £400 -
Swindon - 10 £453 -
South East +16 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £306 -
Hampshire +10 1 - - 1
Surrey +3 1 - -
Portsmouth -6 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £350 -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 29 (90.63%) HTML
3 21 (65.63%) CSS
4 19 (59.38%) jQuery
4 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
5 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
5 15 (46.88%) CMS
6 14 (43.75%) HTML5
6 14 (43.75%) Hudson
7 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 13 (40.63%) Web Design
8 11 (34.38%) Content Management
9 10 (31.25%) Railo
10 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (28.13%) SQL
11 7 (21.88%) ITIL
11 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
12 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 6 (18.75%) XML
12 6 (18.75%) ISO 9001
13 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
13 5 (15.63%) .NET
13 5 (15.63%) Java
14 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
14 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
14 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
14 4 (12.50%) XSLT

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 (46.88%) CMS
2 10 (31.25%) Railo
3 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (59.38%) Git (software)
2 15 (46.88%) Jenkins
3 14 (43.75%) Hudson
4 13 (40.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (12.50%) QUnit
6 3 (9.38%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Legal
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (84.38%) Developer
2 14 (43.75%) ColdFusion Developer
3 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.38%) CMS Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
4 3 (9.38%) PHP Developer
4 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Senior ColdFusion Developer
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Database Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Database Developer
6 1 (3.13%) ETL Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Software Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (90.63%) HTML
2 21 (65.63%) CSS
3 19 (59.38%) jQuery
4 14 (43.75%) HTML5
5 9 (28.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (18.75%) XML
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
8 4 (12.50%) Ember.js
8 4 (12.50%) Handlebars
8 4 (12.50%) XSLT
9 3 (9.38%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (9.38%) ColdBox
9 3 (9.38%) Laravel
10 2 (6.25%) RESTful
11 1 (3.13%) Ajax
11 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Web Design
2 11 (34.38%) Content Management
3 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL
4 7 (21.88%) ITIL V3
4 7 (21.88%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
7 2 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) ETL
7 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Case Management
8 1 (3.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 9 (28.13%) SQL
3 5 (15.63%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 3 (9.38%) CFML
5 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) ISO 9001
1 6 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) Apple
2 2 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (3.13%) SAP