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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 623 610
Rank change year-on-year +30 -13  
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 9 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.037% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Median daily rate £500 £385 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.87% +17.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £408 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +35.13% +13.84%  
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 7754 9705 10032
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.56% 18.03% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4957 6467 6260
Median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £265 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.69% +11.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 233 340
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.39 £20.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.70% +0.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.49 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +8.69% +9.52%  

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 23 June 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 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 23 June 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 +26 8 £513 +50.73% 5
Wiltshire - 4 £513 -
South West - 4 £513 - 1
North West +22 3 - -
Liverpool +2 3 - -
Merseyside 0 3 - -
Scotland +36 1 £375 -6.25%
Edinburgh +13 1 £375 -6.25%
South East +5 1 - - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 27 (81.82%) HTML
3 19 (57.58%) jQuery
4 18 (54.55%) CSS
5 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
6 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
6 15 (45.45%) CMS
7 14 (42.42%) HTML5
7 14 (42.42%) Hudson
8 13 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (39.39%) Web Design
9 12 (36.36%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) Oracle
10 11 (33.33%) Content Management
11 10 (30.30%) XML
11 10 (30.30%) Railo
11 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (21.21%) ITIL
13 7 (21.21%) Oracle Certification
13 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
13 7 (21.21%) Ember.js
13 7 (21.21%) Handlebars
13 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
13 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
13 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
14 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
14 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
15 5 (15.15%) 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 (45.45%) CMS
2 10 (30.30%) Railo
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Git (software)
2 15 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 14 (42.42%) Hudson
4 13 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (15.15%) QUnit
6 3 (9.09%) JIRA
6 3 (9.09%) Selenium
6 3 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (6.06%) Marketing
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) ColdFusion Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) CMS Developer
5 3 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Test Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior ColdFusion Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Database Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Database Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Database Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (81.82%) HTML
2 19 (57.58%) jQuery
3 18 (54.55%) CSS
4 14 (42.42%) HTML5
5 10 (30.30%) XML
6 9 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (21.21%) Ember.js
7 7 (21.21%) Handlebars
8 5 (15.15%) XSLT
9 3 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
9 3 (9.09%) J2EE
9 3 (9.09%) Laravel
9 3 (9.09%) Web Services
10 2 (6.06%) .NET
10 2 (6.06%) LAMP
10 2 (6.06%) RESTful
11 1 (3.03%) Ajax
11 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
11 1 (3.03%) Middleware
11 1 (3.03%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) PlayStation
2 2 (6.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Web Design
2 11 (33.33%) Content Management
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL
3 7 (21.21%) ITIL V3
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (15.15%) Test Automation
5 5 (15.15%) Unit Testing
6 4 (12.12%) Migration
7 3 (9.09%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Defect Management
7 3 (9.09%) E-Commerce
7 3 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Integration Testing
7 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Scrum
7 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 3 (9.09%) System Testing
7 3 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 12 (36.36%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL
4 5 (15.15%) Java
5 4 (12.12%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) DV Cleared
1 7 (21.21%) Oracle Certification
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Ansible
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (9.09%) HP
3 2 (6.06%) Apple
3 2 (6.06%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) SAP