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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 296 321 329
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +8
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 1 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.13% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.024% 0.27% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 5
Average salary £42,000 £48,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +14.70%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 - £50,000
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
4157 5936 5762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.09% 46.48% 48.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3420 4907 4900
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 5 (71.43%) Equities
3 4 (57.14%) Spread Betting
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 4 (57.14%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) MS Visio
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Axure RP
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 2 (28.57%) VBA
5 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (28.57%) Change Management
5 2 (28.57%) Validation
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Front Office
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (42.86%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Axure RP
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Equities
2 4 (57.14%) Spread Betting
3 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 4 (57.14%) User Stories
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VBA
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago