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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 218 273 321
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +48
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 16 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.29% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.61% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 16 25 3
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £60,500 £55,000 -
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
2764 4093 5214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 46.53% 46.79% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2503 3413 4290
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 19 (100.00%) Finance
2 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (73.68%) JIRA
3 14 (73.68%) QA
4 10 (52.63%) HTTP
4 10 (52.63%) HTTPS
4 10 (52.63%) HTML
4 10 (52.63%) CSS
4 10 (52.63%) Confluence
4 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
4 10 (52.63%) Defect Management
4 10 (52.63%) Front End Development
5 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (21.05%) Legal
7 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
7 4 (21.05%) Equities
7 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
7 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) VBA
7 4 (21.05%) Selenium
7 4 (21.05%) FitNesse
7 4 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (21.05%) Spread Betting
7 4 (21.05%) Front Office
7 4 (21.05%) Derivative
7 4 (21.05%) Android
7 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 4 (21.05%) People Management

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 10 (52.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) HTTP
1 10 (52.63%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 14 (73.68%) JIRA
2 4 (21.05%) Axure RP
2 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
2 4 (21.05%) FitNesse
2 4 (21.05%) Selenium
General
1 19 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Front Office
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Analyst
2 14 (73.68%) QA Analyst
3 10 (52.63%) QA Test Analyst
3 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 6 (31.58%) Manual Test Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) Junior
6 4 (21.05%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) Junior Business Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) FX Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Linux Support
7 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) Gherkin
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (21.05%) Client/Server
3 4 (21.05%) Derivative
3 4 (21.05%) Equities
3 4 (21.05%) Fixed Income
3 4 (21.05%) OTC Derivatives
3 4 (21.05%) Spread Betting
3 4 (21.05%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Android
1 4 (21.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Defect Management
2 10 (52.63%) Front End Development
3 6 (31.58%) Manual Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Automation Testing
4 4 (21.05%) BDD
4 4 (21.05%) Electronic Trading
4 4 (21.05%) People Management
4 4 (21.05%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.26%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) QA
City of London
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