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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 826 847 807
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -40
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 40 17 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.038% 0.017% 0.057%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.042% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 31 17 62
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +11.11%
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
39758 40327 42565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.44% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32355 32066 35999
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +46 39 £60,000 -4.00% 4
South East - 1 £29,500 -
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 43 (70.49%) Degree
2 42 (68.85%) SQL
3 40 (65.57%) Equities
3 40 (65.57%) Finance
4 36 (59.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (47.54%) UNIX
5 29 (47.54%) Java
6 28 (45.90%) Banking
7 27 (44.26%) Fixed Income
7 27 (44.26%) Derivative
8 25 (40.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 25 (40.98%) J2EE
8 25 (40.98%) Java EE
8 25 (40.98%) Investment Banking
8 25 (40.98%) Murex
8 25 (40.98%) Calypso
9 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (37.70%) Front Office
10 22 (36.07%) OO
11 17 (27.87%) Project Management
12 13 (21.31%) Asset Management
13 12 (19.67%) Change Management
13 12 (19.67%) Validation
14 11 (18.03%) VBA
15 8 (13.11%) Spread Betting
16 6 (9.84%) Back Office
16 6 (9.84%) ITIL
16 6 (9.84%) CRM
16 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
16 6 (9.84%) MS Visio

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) MS Visio
2 5 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.56%) MS Office
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project
4 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) LAN
1 3 (4.92%) WAN
1 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.56%) KDB
3 2 (3.28%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) JIRA
2 4 (6.56%) Axure RP
General
1 40 (65.57%) Finance
2 28 (45.90%) Banking
3 25 (40.98%) Investment Banking
4 23 (37.70%) Front Office
5 6 (9.84%) Back Office
6 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
1 29 (47.54%) Java Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Analyst
3 13 (21.31%) Project Manager
3 13 (21.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Programmer
4 11 (18.03%) Java Programmer
5 7 (11.48%) Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Business Project Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Business Manager
7 2 (3.28%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) SQL Data Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) Coordinator
8 1 (1.64%) Agile Business Analyst
8 1 (1.64%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (40.98%) J2EE
1 25 (40.98%) Java EE
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (65.57%) Equities
2 36 (59.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 27 (44.26%) Derivative
3 27 (44.26%) Fixed Income
4 25 (40.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 8 (13.11%) Spread Betting
6 5 (8.20%) Mathematics
7 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
7 4 (6.56%) Hedge funds
7 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (6.56%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.64%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (1.64%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (47.54%) UNIX
2 5 (8.20%) Windows
3 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (36.07%) OO
3 17 (27.87%) Project Management
4 13 (21.31%) Asset Management
5 12 (19.67%) Validation
5 12 (19.67%) Change Management
6 6 (9.84%) ITIL
6 6 (9.84%) CRM
7 5 (8.20%) ETL
7 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.20%) User Stories
8 4 (6.56%) Market Making
8 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Communications Security
9 3 (4.92%) Data Management
10 2 (3.28%) TOGAF
10 2 (3.28%) Information Management
10 2 (3.28%) BPR
Programming Languages
1 42 (68.85%) SQL
2 29 (47.54%) Java
3 11 (18.03%) VBA
4 4 (6.56%) Python
4 4 (6.56%) Scala
5 2 (3.28%) C#
6 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (70.49%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) MiFID
2 2 (3.28%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) EMIR
2 2 (3.28%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (4.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Murex
1 25 (40.98%) Calypso
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.28%) Business Objects
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