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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 815 835 815
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 31 13 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.013% 0.036%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.084% 0.033% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 34
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £38,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £59,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
36934 39341 37343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.77% 40.02% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29780 30948 30793
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +50 31 £62,500 +47.05% 1
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 45 (75.00%) Finance
2 36 (60.00%) Degree
3 32 (53.33%) Equities
4 28 (46.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (45.00%) SQL
6 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (38.33%) Java
8 22 (36.67%) Front Office
9 21 (35.00%) UNIX
10 20 (33.33%) Banking
10 20 (33.33%) OO
11 19 (31.67%) Derivative
12 16 (26.67%) Project Management
12 16 (26.67%) Java EE
13 15 (25.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 15 (25.00%) Investment Banking
13 15 (25.00%) Spread Betting
13 15 (25.00%) Fixed Income
13 15 (25.00%) Calypso
13 15 (25.00%) Murex
13 15 (25.00%) J2EE
14 11 (18.33%) ITIL
14 11 (18.33%) Validation
15 10 (16.67%) CRM
15 10 (16.67%) VBA
15 10 (16.67%) Change Management
16 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (15.00%) ETL
16 9 (15.00%) Asset Management

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (10.00%) CMS
2 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) IIS
3 1 (1.67%) Drupal
3 1 (1.67%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.00%) MS Office
4 2 (3.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.33%) MS Project
5 1 (1.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) LAN
1 5 (8.33%) WAN
1 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.67%) KDB
2 4 (6.67%) QlikView
3 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) JIRA
2 4 (6.67%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.67%) Subversion
3 1 (1.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.67%) Grunt
General
1 45 (75.00%) Finance
2 22 (36.67%) Front Office
3 20 (33.33%) Banking
4 15 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.67%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.67%) Back Office
6 3 (5.00%) Marketing
7 2 (3.33%) Retail
8 1 (1.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Developer
2 21 (35.00%) Java Developer
3 18 (30.00%) Analyst
4 9 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.67%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Senior Business Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Forecast Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) QA Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Senior Web Developer
9 2 (3.33%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) Java EE
2 15 (25.00%) J2EE
3 4 (6.67%) HTML
4 3 (5.00%) CSS
4 3 (5.00%) Web Services
4 3 (5.00%) HTML5
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (1.67%) .NET
6 1 (1.67%) XML
6 1 (1.67%) JDBC
6 1 (1.67%) XHTML
6 1 (1.67%) JMS
6 1 (1.67%) JMX
6 1 (1.67%) Spring
6 1 (1.67%) CakePHP
6 1 (1.67%) JSON
6 1 (1.67%) RESTful
6 1 (1.67%) Sass
6 1 (1.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (53.33%) Equities
2 28 (46.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (31.67%) Derivative
4 15 (25.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 15 (25.00%) Spread Betting
4 15 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 8 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (11.67%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.67%) Algorithms
7 4 (6.67%) Hedge funds
7 4 (6.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (3.33%) User Experience
8 2 (3.33%) Statistics
8 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.67%) Clustering
9 1 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.67%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) UNIX
2 7 (11.67%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (33.33%) OO
3 16 (26.67%) Project Management
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL
4 11 (18.33%) Validation
5 10 (16.67%) CRM
5 10 (16.67%) Change Management
6 9 (15.00%) ETL
6 9 (15.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.33%) Data Management
7 5 (8.33%) Communications Security
7 5 (8.33%) User Stories
8 4 (6.67%) Analytics
8 4 (6.67%) Market Making
8 4 (6.67%) Data Architecture
8 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
8 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (45.00%) SQL
2 23 (38.33%) Java
3 10 (16.67%) VBA
4 4 (6.67%) Scala
4 4 (6.67%) Python
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Calypso
1 15 (25.00%) Murex
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.67%) Business Objects
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + bonus+ benefits+training
Posted: 5 days ago