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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 842 801 808
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +7
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 27 53 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.052% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.079% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 53 72
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +21.05%
UK excluding London average salary - - £35,000
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
34164 34017 37205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.23% 33.45% 33.64%
Number of salaries quoted 27033 27659 31648
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -31 27 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 41 (61.19%) SQL
2 39 (58.21%) Banking
3 31 (46.27%) UNIX
3 31 (46.27%) Finance
4 29 (43.28%) Java
4 29 (43.28%) Derivative
5 28 (41.79%) Degree
5 28 (41.79%) Fixed Income
6 26 (38.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (37.31%) Equities
7 25 (37.31%) Investment Banking
8 21 (31.34%) Java EE
8 21 (31.34%) Murex
8 21 (31.34%) Calypso
8 21 (31.34%) J2EE
9 16 (23.88%) C#
9 16 (23.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 16 (23.88%) Spread Betting
10 12 (17.91%) Business Analysis
10 12 (17.91%) Retail
11 11 (16.42%) Change Management
12 9 (13.43%) CICS
12 9 (13.43%) BASE24
12 9 (13.43%) AS400
12 9 (13.43%) COBOL
12 9 (13.43%) DB2
12 9 (13.43%) .NET
12 9 (13.43%) Web Services
12 9 (13.43%) JCL
12 9 (13.43%) IBM

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (13.43%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.43%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.46%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.97%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) DB2
2 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) FlexUnit
2 2 (2.99%) Subversion
3 1 (1.49%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.49%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 39 (58.21%) Banking
2 31 (46.27%) Finance
3 25 (37.31%) Investment Banking
4 12 (17.91%) Retail
5 8 (11.94%) Front Office
5 8 (11.94%) Back Office
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
6 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Analyst
4 12 (17.91%) Programmer
4 12 (17.91%) Java Programmer
5 9 (13.43%) Technical Specialist
6 8 (11.94%) Business Analyst
7 7 (10.45%) Project Manager
8 6 (8.96%) J2EE Developer
9 5 (7.46%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Support Analyst
9 5 (7.46%) Applications Support
9 5 (7.46%) Business Manager
9 5 (7.46%) Business Project Manager
10 4 (5.97%) C# Developer
11 3 (4.48%) Consultant
12 2 (2.99%) C# Web Developer
12 2 (2.99%) Android Developer
12 2 (2.99%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (31.34%) Java EE
1 21 (31.34%) J2EE
2 9 (13.43%) .NET
2 9 (13.43%) Web Services
3 5 (7.46%) XML
3 5 (7.46%) Ajax
3 5 (7.46%) Apache Flex
4 4 (5.97%) HTML
4 4 (5.97%) CSS
5 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.99%) JSON
6 2 (2.99%) REST
6 2 (2.99%) J2ME
6 2 (2.99%) J2SE
6 2 (2.99%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.49%) HTML5
7 1 (1.49%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.28%) Derivative
2 28 (41.79%) Fixed Income
3 26 (38.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (37.31%) Equities
5 16 (23.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 16 (23.88%) Spread Betting
6 9 (13.43%) AS400
7 5 (7.46%) Mainframe
7 5 (7.46%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (7.46%) Credit Risk
7 5 (7.46%) Market Risk
7 5 (7.46%) Hedge funds
8 3 (4.48%) Swaptions
9 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.99%) Physics
10 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.27%) UNIX
2 9 (13.43%) AIX
3 2 (2.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) Business Analysis
2 11 (16.42%) Change Management
3 9 (13.43%) Release Management
4 8 (11.94%) Project Management
5 7 (10.45%) TDD
5 7 (10.45%) Asset Management
6 6 (8.96%) Data Management
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.46%) OOP
7 5 (7.46%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.46%) Investment Management
7 5 (7.46%) Fund Management
7 5 (7.46%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (7.46%) Software Architecture
8 4 (5.97%) MVC
9 3 (4.48%) OO
9 3 (4.48%) Greeks
10 2 (2.99%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 41 (61.19%) SQL
2 29 (43.28%) Java
3 16 (23.88%) C#
4 9 (13.43%) COBOL
4 9 (13.43%) JCL
5 5 (7.46%) ActionScript
5 5 (7.46%) PowerShell
5 5 (7.46%) ActionScript 3.0
6 4 (5.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.99%) VBA
9 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) MiFID
3 5 (7.46%) EMIR
3 5 (7.46%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 9 (13.43%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Murex
1 21 (31.34%) Calypso
2 9 (13.43%) IBM
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.48%) Sophis
5 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) Wall Street Systems
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