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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 242 314 334
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +20
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 5 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.080% 0.076% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 8
Median salary £57,500 £51,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.19% +20.58%
UK excluding London median 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
2909 4769 5771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.26% 45.43% 46.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2610 3909 4711
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) QA
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTTP
3 5 (55.56%) HTTPS
3 5 (55.56%) Confluence
3 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
3 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
4 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Equities
5 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Retail
6 1 (11.11%) Spread Betting
6 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
6 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) Linux

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 5 (55.56%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) HTTP
1 5 (55.56%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) QA Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) QA Test Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) FX Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
5 1 (11.11%) Market Risk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Mobile App
2 3 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (22.22%) Derivative
3 2 (22.22%) Equities
4 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
4 1 (11.11%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Defect Management
2 5 (55.56%) Front End Development
2 5 (55.56%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) High Availability
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA