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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 256 309 310
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +1
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 5 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.075% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.20% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 11
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +64.70%
UK excluding London average salary - - -
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
3240 4557 4969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.41% 44.68% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2858 3865 4207
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 (78.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (73.68%) Equities
2 14 (73.68%) Derivative
3 13 (68.42%) Finance
4 11 (57.89%) Windows
5 9 (47.37%) C#
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
5 9 (47.37%) QA
5 9 (47.37%) Selenium
5 9 (47.37%) BDD
5 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
6 8 (42.11%) Gherkin
6 8 (42.11%) SDLC
6 8 (42.11%) Hedge funds
6 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
6 8 (42.11%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
6 8 (42.11%) FitNesse
6 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Test Management
6 8 (42.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Front Office
6 8 (42.11%) Fixed Income
6 8 (42.11%) Web Services
6 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
6 8 (42.11%) .NET
7 6 (31.58%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.26%) OLTP
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
1 9 (47.37%) SpecFlow
2 8 (42.11%) Cucumber
2 8 (42.11%) FitNesse
2 8 (42.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) PhantomJS
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (68.42%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Front Office
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Middle Office Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Operations Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) QA Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Senior QA Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support
3 2 (10.53%) IT Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Support Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) Gherkin
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (73.68%) Derivative
2 14 (73.68%) Equities
3 8 (42.11%) Client/Server
3 8 (42.11%) Fixed Income
3 8 (42.11%) Hedge funds
4 2 (10.53%) PMI
4 2 (10.53%) SWIFT
5 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
5 1 (5.26%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) BDD
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Electronic Trading
2 8 (42.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 8 (42.11%) SDLC
2 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
2 8 (42.11%) Test Management
2 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 6 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 4 (21.05%) Open Source
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
6 1 (5.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 5 (26.32%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OpenView
1 2 (10.53%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Tableau
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