The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Contract for Difference in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 248 310 347
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +37
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 3 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.029% 0.092%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.065% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 12
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary - £48,000 -
Contract for Difference
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2974 4626 6107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.26% 44.64% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2683 3799 5051
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Contract for Difference
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Contract for Difference as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Contract for Difference Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Contract for Difference
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the City of London region.

Contract for Difference Salary Trend in the City of London

Contract for Difference
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the City of London region over the 3 months to 1 July 2016.

Contract for Difference Salary Histogram in the City of London

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing Contract for Difference also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Contract for Difference.

1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (25.00%) Equities
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) HTTP
4 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Spread Betting
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Confluence
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
5 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) Tableau
5 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Zenoss

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) OLTP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) FX Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
4 1 (12.50%) Market Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Equities
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Spread Betting
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
3 1 (12.50%) Market Risk
3 1 (12.50%) PMI
3 1 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) HP
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle
1 1 (12.50%) Tableau