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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 307 327 292
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -35
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 13 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.068% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.15% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 30
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £65,000 £70,250
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 - £32,500
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
4531 5429 5256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.77% 46.35% 45.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3904 4621 4758
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 December 2014.

Contract for Difference Salary Histogram in the City of London

Contract for Difference
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 15 (93.75%) Project Management
2 14 (87.50%) Equities
3 12 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Degree
4 11 (68.75%) Asset Management
4 11 (68.75%) VBA
4 11 (68.75%) Change Management
4 11 (68.75%) Validation
5 9 (56.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Spread Betting
7 4 (25.00%) JIRA
7 4 (25.00%) User Stories
8 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
8 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (18.75%) Axure RP
9 1 (6.25%) BDD
9 1 (6.25%) Derivative
9 1 (6.25%) QA
9 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
9 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.25%) Scrum
9 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Front Office
9 1 (6.25%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) Axure RP
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Project Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Business Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Equities
2 5 (31.25%) Spread Betting
3 3 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Project Management
2 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 11 (68.75%) Validation
2 11 (68.75%) Asset Management
3 4 (25.00%) User Stories
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
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