Period
to 23 October 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 October 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 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 849 826
Rank change year-on-year -22 -23 -2
Contract jobs citing ColdFusion 11 36 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.034% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.066% 0.18% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 34
UK median daily rate £375 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.67% +6.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £279 £291 £250
90th Percentile £523 £476 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £311 £350
% change year-on-year +20.48% -11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
UK median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 16734 19605 20311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.70% 18.60% 17.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10953 12813 12778
UK median daily rate £445 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.95% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £225
90th Percentile £600 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 507 619
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% +9.15%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.85 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -2.44% +7.89% +8.57%

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 October 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 7 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 October 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 +25 11 £375 +20.48% 1
England -7 8 £419 +13.18% 2
North of England +55 3 - -
North West +16 3 - -
Scotland +10 3 £375 -6.25% 1
South West - 3 £513 -
East of England - 2 £288 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
3 4 (36.36%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) MySQL
4 3 (27.27%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) C#
4 3 (27.27%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) OO
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 3 (27.27%) jQuery
4 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 3 (27.27%) System Testing

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 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) LaTeX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) MySQL
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Selenium
1 5 (45.45%) WebDriver
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) QUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) PHP Developer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) .NET
3 3 (27.27%) Ember.js
3 3 (27.27%) Handlebars
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (9.09%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (9.09%) CSS
5 1 (9.09%) LAMP
5 1 (9.09%) Laravel
5 1 (9.09%) Middleware
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Life Science
2 2 (18.18%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
3 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) System Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Management
4 2 (18.18%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) QA Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) HP
3 2 (18.18%) Twitter
4 1 (9.09%) Google