The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Contract for Difference in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 920 920 945
Rank change year-on-year
0 +25
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 11 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.015% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.027% 0.038% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 29
Average salary £70,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £56,500 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary - £51,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +36.66%
Contract for Difference
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41233 42114 46585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.61% 40.65% 41.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33680 33592 37217
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Contract for Difference
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Contract for Difference Jobs Demand Trend in England

Contract for Difference
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the England region.

Contract for Difference Salary Trend in England

Contract for Difference
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Contract for Difference Salary Histogram in England

Contract for Difference
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Contract for Difference within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +3 11 £70,000 +60.91% 2
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 16 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) Equities
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (16.67%) Pega
8 4 (16.67%) Derivative
8 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk
8 4 (16.67%) Market Risk
8 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) ETL
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) Informatica
9 3 (12.50%) PowerCenter
9 3 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 3 (12.50%) SDET
9 3 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (12.50%) BDD
9 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 3 (12.50%) Big Data
9 3 (12.50%) Change Data Capture

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (12.50%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) PhantomJS
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Systems Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (41.67%) Equities
3 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 4 (16.67%) Derivative
3 4 (16.67%) Market Risk
4 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (8.33%) PMI
4 2 (8.33%) Spread Betting
4 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.33%) Test Management
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
1 3 (12.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenView
1 2 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Pega
2 3 (12.50%) Informatica
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau
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