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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 297 334 316
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -18
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 3 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.087% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.19% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 7
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average 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
4457 5742 6097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.39% 45.59% 49.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3670 4717 5225
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 4 (80.00%) Equities
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Spread Betting
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) XHTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Marketing
3 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) Sass
3 2 (40.00%) LESS
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Validation

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Front-End Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) XHTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
1 2 (40.00%) LESS
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Equities
2 3 (60.00%) Spread Betting
3 2 (40.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
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