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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 846 860 806
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -54
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 38 28 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.026% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.067% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 51
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £55,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,500 - -
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
42031 41804 40851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.11% 39.02% 41.08%
Number of salaries quoted 33970 32740 33216
Average salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +20 36 £60,000 +9.09% 3
East of England - 2 £51,500 -
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (93.33%) Finance
2 31 (51.67%) Spread Betting
3 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (30.00%) Equities
5 18 (30.00%) Derivative
6 16 (26.67%) C#
6 16 (26.67%) SQL
7 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 15 (25.00%) SDLC
8 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 14 (23.33%) Client/Server
8 14 (23.33%) QA
8 14 (23.33%) Selenium
8 14 (23.33%) FitNesse
8 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
8 14 (23.33%) BDD
9 13 (21.67%) Windows
9 13 (21.67%) HTML
9 13 (21.67%) .NET
10 12 (20.00%) CSS
11 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
11 11 (18.33%) iOS Development
12 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
12 10 (16.67%) Front Office
12 10 (16.67%) Web Services
13 9 (15.00%) Fixed Income
13 9 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (15.00%) Marketing

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.67%) OLAP
3 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) Selenium
1 14 (23.33%) FitNesse
2 9 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (15.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (15.00%) SpecFlow
3 8 (13.33%) Xcode
4 3 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.67%) Android Studio
General
1 56 (93.33%) Finance
2 10 (16.67%) Front Office
3 9 (15.00%) Marketing
4 6 (10.00%) Retail
5 5 (8.33%) Legal
6 4 (6.67%) Back Office
7 2 (3.33%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.67%) Law
8 1 (1.67%) Banking
8 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (53.33%) Analyst
2 19 (31.67%) Developer
3 15 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) QA Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) Senior QA Analyst
5 8 (13.33%) iOS Developer
6 6 (10.00%) Development Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Business Development Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Web Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Mobile Developer
9 3 (5.00%) Financial Business Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.67%) HTML
1 13 (21.67%) .NET
2 12 (20.00%) CSS
3 10 (16.67%) Web Services
4 9 (15.00%) Gherkin
5 8 (13.33%) Cocoa
5 8 (13.33%) Cocoa Touch
6 5 (8.33%) HTML5
7 3 (5.00%) Sass
7 3 (5.00%) LESS
7 3 (5.00%) XHTML
7 3 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.00%) CSS3
8 2 (3.33%) Ember.js
8 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.33%) Ajax
8 2 (3.33%) jQuery
8 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (51.67%) Spread Betting
2 21 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 18 (30.00%) Equities
3 18 (30.00%) Derivative
4 14 (23.33%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (23.33%) Client/Server
5 9 (15.00%) Fixed Income
6 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
6 7 (11.67%) User Experience
7 6 (10.00%) iPhone
7 6 (10.00%) iPad
8 4 (6.67%) Social Media
9 2 (3.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (1.67%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.67%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Apple iOS
3 9 (15.00%) Android
4 4 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.00%) SDLC
3 14 (23.33%) Test Automation
3 14 (23.33%) BDD
4 11 (18.33%) iOS Development
5 10 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (15.00%) Test Management
7 7 (11.67%) Analytics
8 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (10.00%) Mobile Development
8 6 (10.00%) Business Development
8 6 (10.00%) Performance Management
8 6 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Test Scripting
9 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 4 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 4 (6.67%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.67%) C#
1 16 (26.67%) SQL
2 14 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (13.33%) Objective-C
4 5 (8.33%) C
5 4 (6.67%) PHP
6 3 (5.00%) Java
6 3 (5.00%) VBA
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.33%) QA
2 3 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (3.33%) Cognos
4 1 (1.67%) Sun
4 1 (1.67%) Informatica
4 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.67%) Tableau
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