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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe ColdFusion
UK
Rank 572 629 596
Rank change year-on-year +57 -33  
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 24 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.025% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.14% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 14
Median daily rate £400 £400 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +27.49%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £361 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £500 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £500 £315
% change year-on-year -20.00% +58.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 7873 9129 9108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5807 5408
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 225 319
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

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

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ColdFusion in the UK

ColdFusion
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ColdFusion in the UK

ColdFusion
Top 13 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 24 March 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 +46 24 £400 - 8
South West - 16 £400 - 2
Wiltshire - 16 £400 - 1
Swindon - 10 £453 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £350 -
South East +27 3 £325 - 1
Staffordshire - 3 £370 -
Stafford - 3 £370 -
Reading - 2 £325 -
Berkshire - 2 £325 -
Surrey +11 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £350 -
Worcester - 1 £350 -

ColdFusion
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 32 (88.89%) HTML
2 30 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 26 (72.22%) CSS
4 20 (55.56%) Git (software)
5 18 (50.00%) jQuery
6 16 (44.44%) CMS
7 15 (41.67%) HTML5
7 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
8 14 (38.89%) Hudson
9 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (36.11%) Web Design
10 11 (30.56%) Content Management
11 10 (27.78%) Railo
12 9 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (25.00%) SQL
13 7 (19.44%) MySQL
13 7 (19.44%) ITIL
13 7 (19.44%) ITIL V3
13 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
14 6 (16.67%) Java
14 6 (16.67%) ISO 9001
14 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 5 (13.89%) .NET
15 5 (13.89%) Marketing
15 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
16 4 (11.11%) XML
16 4 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
17 3 (8.33%) Subversion

ColdFusion
Top Related 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 16 (44.44%) CMS
2 10 (27.78%) Railo
3 2 (5.56%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) LaTeX
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) MySQL
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 14 (38.89%) Hudson
4 13 (36.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (8.33%) Subversion
6 2 (5.56%) QUnit
7 1 (2.78%) GitLab
7 1 (2.78%) JUnit
7 1 (2.78%) Maven
General
1 5 (13.89%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (86.11%) Developer
2 19 (52.78%) ColdFusion Developer
3 5 (13.89%) .NET Developer
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.33%) CMS Developer
4 3 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior ColdFusion Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
5 2 (5.56%) SQL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) ETL Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Java Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
6 1 (2.78%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) HTML
2 26 (72.22%) CSS
3 18 (50.00%) jQuery
4 15 (41.67%) HTML5
5 9 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (13.89%) .NET
7 4 (11.11%) CodeIgniter
7 4 (11.11%) XML
8 3 (8.33%) ColdBox
8 3 (8.33%) Laravel
9 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
9 2 (5.56%) Handlebars
9 2 (5.56%) RESTful
9 2 (5.56%) XSLT
10 1 (2.78%) Ajax
10 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.78%) CSS3
10 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) CentOS
2 1 (2.78%) Fedora
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Web Design
2 11 (30.56%) Content Management
3 9 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) ITIL V3
5 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) MVC
7 2 (5.56%) Analytics
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.56%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (5.56%) ETL
7 2 (5.56%) TDD
7 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.56%) Web Development
8 1 (2.78%) Case Management
8 1 (2.78%) Kanban
8 1 (2.78%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) CFML
4 3 (8.33%) PHP
5 2 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 6 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Apple
1 2 (5.56%) Google
1 2 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe
2 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.78%) SAP
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