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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 864 843 808
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -35
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 29 19 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.019% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.047% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 19 70
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £39,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 - £32,500
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
40445 40376 42641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.86% 39.50% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32898 32593 36034
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,950 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 +13 28 £57,500 -8.00% 6
South East - 1 £29,500 -
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 44 (77.19%) SQL
2 38 (66.67%) Degree
3 37 (64.91%) Equities
4 34 (59.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (56.14%) UNIX
6 31 (54.39%) Fixed Income
7 30 (52.63%) Banking
7 30 (52.63%) Java
8 29 (50.88%) Finance
9 27 (47.37%) Derivative
10 26 (45.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 26 (45.61%) Investment Banking
10 26 (45.61%) Java EE
10 26 (45.61%) J2EE
10 26 (45.61%) Murex
10 26 (45.61%) Calypso
11 20 (35.09%) OO
11 20 (35.09%) Front Office
12 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (26.32%) Asset Management
14 14 (24.56%) Change Management
15 10 (17.54%) Project Management
15 10 (17.54%) Validation
15 10 (17.54%) VBA
16 9 (15.79%) Back Office
17 6 (10.53%) QA
18 5 (8.77%) Fund Management
18 5 (8.77%) MiFID
18 5 (8.77%) Investment Management
18 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 4 (7.02%) CICS
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) LAN
1 1 (1.75%) WAN
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) DB2
1 4 (7.02%) KDB
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) JIRA
1 1 (1.75%) FlexUnit
General
1 30 (52.63%) Banking
2 29 (50.88%) Finance
3 26 (45.61%) Investment Banking
4 20 (35.09%) Front Office
5 9 (15.79%) Back Office
6 5 (8.77%) Retail
7 2 (3.51%) Marketing
7 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (52.63%) Developer
1 30 (52.63%) Java Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 15 (26.32%) Project Manager
4 14 (24.56%) Programmer
4 14 (24.56%) Java Programmer
5 11 (19.30%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Business Project Manager
6 5 (8.77%) Business Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Data Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) QA Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Applications Support
9 1 (1.75%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.75%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) J2EE
1 26 (45.61%) Java EE
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 37 (64.91%) Equities
2 34 (59.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (54.39%) Fixed Income
4 27 (47.37%) Derivative
5 26 (45.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (7.02%) Spread Betting
6 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
6 4 (7.02%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.02%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (7.02%) Hedge funds
6 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.02%) Algorithms
6 4 (7.02%) Mainframe
6 4 (7.02%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (56.14%) UNIX
2 4 (7.02%) AIX
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) OO
2 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (26.32%) Asset Management
4 14 (24.56%) Change Management
5 10 (17.54%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) Validation
6 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (8.77%) Fund Management
6 5 (8.77%) Investment Management
7 4 (7.02%) Release Management
7 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
7 4 (7.02%) Coaching
7 4 (7.02%) Market Making
8 2 (3.51%) Customer Insight
8 2 (3.51%) Analytics
8 2 (3.51%) Marketing Analytics
8 2 (3.51%) Business Development
8 2 (3.51%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (77.19%) SQL
2 30 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (17.54%) VBA
4 5 (8.77%) C#
5 4 (7.02%) COBOL
5 4 (7.02%) Python
5 4 (7.02%) JCL
5 4 (7.02%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
6 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 38 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
2 5 (8.77%) EMIR
2 5 (8.77%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (8.77%) MiFID
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) Murex
1 26 (45.61%) Calypso
2 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
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