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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Contract for Difference (CFD)
London / City of London
Rank - 252 304
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 0 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.094% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 10
Median salary - £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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
2516 3036 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.17% 47.72% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2307 2656 3919
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £80,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Finance
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) JIRA
3 8 (50.00%) Confluence
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (50.00%) CSS
3 8 (50.00%) HTTP
3 8 (50.00%) HTTPS
3 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
4 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) Android
5 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (25.00%) Spread Betting
5 4 (25.00%) Axure RP
5 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 4 (25.00%) BDD
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) FitNesse
5 4 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (25.00%) Derivative
5 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 4 (25.00%) VBA
5 4 (25.00%) C#

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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) HTTP
1 8 (50.00%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) JIRA
2 4 (25.00%) Axure RP
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (25.00%) FitNesse
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 16 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Front Office
2 4 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
2 12 (75.00%) QA Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Junior
4 4 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Junior Business Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Mobile Test Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) HTML5
3 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (25.00%) Derivative
2 4 (25.00%) Equities
2 4 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (25.00%) OTC Derivatives
2 4 (25.00%) Spread Betting
2 4 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Android
1 6 (37.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 8 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 6 (37.50%) Automation Testing
4 4 (25.00%) BDD
4 4 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (25.00%) People Management
4 4 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
1 4 (25.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA