The first 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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 318 309 292
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 14 7 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.060% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.15% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 44
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £87,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.28%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4952 4690 5464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.27% 39.98% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4111 4054 4971
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Contract for Difference
London

Contract for Difference
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Contract for Difference also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Contract for Difference.

1 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) Spread Betting
2 10 (45.45%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 10 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
4 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 8 (36.36%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) Ajax
4 8 (36.36%) Derivative
4 8 (36.36%) Banking
4 8 (36.36%) Project Management
4 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
4 8 (36.36%) Hedge funds
5 7 (31.82%) Reuters
5 7 (31.82%) Bloomberg
5 7 (31.82%) DHCP
5 7 (31.82%) DNS
5 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) Equities
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Data Management
6 4 (18.18%) OOP
6 4 (18.18%) ActionScript
6 4 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (18.18%) FlexUnit
6 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
6 4 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Contract for Difference also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Contract for Difference. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 7 (31.82%) DNS
2 7 (31.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) FlexUnit
General
1 21 (95.45%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Support Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Applications Support
3 5 (22.73%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 2 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Change Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Business Change Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) DBA
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Change Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) XML
1 8 (36.36%) Ajax
2 4 (18.18%) Apache Flex
3 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 2 (9.09%) Visualforce
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) CSS
4 2 (9.09%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (4.55%) WSDL
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 10 (45.45%) Spread Betting
2 8 (36.36%) Hedge funds
2 8 (36.36%) Derivative
3 4 (18.18%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Business Analysis
2 8 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) OOP
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) Data Management
3 4 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (18.18%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.64%) CRM
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Analytics
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.55%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) C#
1 10 (45.45%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) ActionScript
3 4 (18.18%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (13.64%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.09%) Apex Code
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Reuters
2 7 (31.82%) Bloomberg
3 2 (9.09%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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