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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 869 863 843
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 14 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.029% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.073% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 8 29 26
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -25.00%
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
39741 45111 41019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.51% 40.32% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31692 35920 33663
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +11 13 £45,000 -18.18% 2
East of England +21 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 41 (73.21%) Finance
2 26 (46.43%) Degree
3 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (35.71%) Equities
5 19 (33.93%) Spread Betting
5 19 (33.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 17 (30.36%) Java
7 16 (28.57%) SQL
8 15 (26.79%) Front Office
9 14 (25.00%) OO
10 13 (23.21%) UNIX
10 13 (23.21%) Banking
10 13 (23.21%) Derivative
11 12 (21.43%) Project Management
11 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (19.64%) ITIL
13 10 (17.86%) CRM
14 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
14 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
14 9 (16.07%) ETL
14 9 (16.07%) Java EE
15 8 (14.29%) User Stories
15 8 (14.29%) Murex
15 8 (14.29%) Calypso
15 8 (14.29%) J2EE
15 8 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
15 8 (14.29%) Fixed Income
16 7 (12.50%) Validation

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 6 (10.71%) CMS
2 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) Drupal
3 1 (1.79%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 9 (16.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 7 (12.50%) MS Office
3 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.57%) MS Project
4 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) LAN
1 5 (8.93%) WAN
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.14%) QlikView
2 4 (7.14%) KDB
3 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 4 (7.14%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.79%) Grunt
3 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.79%) Subversion
General
1 41 (73.21%) Finance
2 15 (26.79%) Front Office
3 13 (23.21%) Banking
4 8 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 5 (8.93%) Back Office
6 3 (5.36%) Retail
6 3 (5.36%) Marketing
6 3 (5.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Law
7 1 (1.79%) Legal
7 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (39.29%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Analyst
3 15 (26.79%) Java Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.93%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Forecast Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.57%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.57%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.07%) Java EE
2 8 (14.29%) J2EE
3 5 (8.93%) HTML
4 4 (7.14%) Web Services
4 4 (7.14%) HTML5
5 3 (5.36%) CSS
5 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 3 (5.36%) jQuery
6 2 (3.57%) JMS
6 2 (3.57%) Spring
6 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (1.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.79%) REST
7 1 (1.79%) CSS3
7 1 (1.79%) WebSockets
7 1 (1.79%) Sass
7 1 (1.79%) Ember.js
7 1 (1.79%) Ajax
7 1 (1.79%) JMX
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.71%) Equities
2 19 (33.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (33.93%) Spread Betting
3 13 (23.21%) Derivative
4 12 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (14.29%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 8 (14.29%) Fixed Income
6 7 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
7 4 (7.14%) Algorithms
7 4 (7.14%) Hedge funds
8 3 (5.36%) User Experience
9 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.57%) Statistics
10 1 (1.79%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.79%) Clustering
10 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.21%) UNIX
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (25.00%) OO
3 12 (21.43%) Project Management
4 11 (19.64%) ITIL
5 10 (17.86%) CRM
6 9 (16.07%) ETL
7 8 (14.29%) User Stories
8 7 (12.50%) Validation
8 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 6 (10.71%) Change Management
10 5 (8.93%) Asset Management
10 5 (8.93%) Data Management
10 5 (8.93%) Communications Security
10 5 (8.93%) Dependency Management
11 4 (7.14%) Analytics
11 4 (7.14%) Market Making
11 4 (7.14%) Data Architecture
11 4 (7.14%) TOGAF
11 4 (7.14%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) Java
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (10.71%) VBA
4 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.14%) Python
5 4 (7.14%) Scala
6 3 (5.36%) PHP
7 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.79%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.29%) Murex
2 8 (14.29%) Calypso
3 4 (7.14%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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