The first 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 855 829 818
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -11
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 33 28 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.027% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.090% 0.082% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 72
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.28%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36838 34115 38269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 33.22% 32.95% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29450 28023 32506
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
Contract for Difference
UK

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 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
London -31 32 £55,000 +22.22% 2
East of England - 1 £37,500 -
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 38 (79.17%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 20 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (41.67%) Spread Betting
4 17 (35.42%) C#
4 17 (35.42%) Business Analysis
4 17 (35.42%) Banking
5 15 (31.25%) Derivative
5 15 (31.25%) Java
6 12 (25.00%) Project Management
7 11 (22.92%) Hedge funds
8 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
8 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 10 (20.83%) Ajax
9 9 (18.75%) XML
9 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
9 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 8 (16.67%) UNIX
10 8 (16.67%) Front Office
11 7 (14.58%) Equities
11 7 (14.58%) Degree
11 7 (14.58%) Reuters
11 7 (14.58%) Bloomberg
11 7 (14.58%) DNS
11 7 (14.58%) DHCP
11 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
12 6 (12.50%) Web Services
12 6 (12.50%) CRM
12 6 (12.50%) Fixed Income
12 6 (12.50%) TDD

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.25%) CICS
2 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) BASE24
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.58%) DNS
2 7 (14.58%) DHCP
3 3 (6.25%) ATM
4 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.25%) DB2
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) FlexUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) eggPlant
3 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 38 (79.17%) Finance
2 17 (35.42%) Banking
3 8 (16.67%) Front Office
4 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.33%) Retail
6 2 (4.17%) Back Office
7 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (43.75%) Analyst
2 18 (37.50%) Developer
3 10 (20.83%) Business Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Applications Support Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 9 (18.75%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.42%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Business Change Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Change Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Developer Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Business Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (4.17%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Ajax
2 9 (18.75%) XML
3 6 (12.50%) Web Services
4 4 (8.33%) CSS
4 4 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (8.33%) J2EE
4 4 (8.33%) HTML
4 4 (8.33%) Java EE
4 4 (8.33%) Apache Flex
5 2 (4.17%) SOAP
5 2 (4.17%) J2ME
5 2 (4.17%) J2SE
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) JSON
5 2 (4.17%) Visualforce
5 2 (4.17%) REST
5 2 (4.17%) Android SDK
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.08%) CSS3
6 1 (2.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 20 (41.67%) Spread Betting
2 15 (31.25%) Derivative
3 11 (22.92%) Hedge funds
4 7 (14.58%) Equities
5 6 (12.50%) Fixed Income
6 4 (8.33%) Credit Risk
6 4 (8.33%) Market Risk
7 3 (6.25%) AS400
7 3 (6.25%) Swaptions
8 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
8 2 (4.17%) Physics
9 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
9 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (6.25%) AIX
3 2 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Business Analysis
2 12 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) CRM
3 6 (12.50%) TDD
4 5 (10.42%) Data Management
5 4 (8.33%) OOP
5 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (8.33%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Release Management
6 3 (6.25%) Greeks
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) MVC
6 3 (6.25%) Fund Management
6 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (4.17%) ETL
7 2 (4.17%) Test Scripting
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.17%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) SQL
2 17 (35.42%) C#
3 15 (31.25%) Java
4 9 (18.75%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.33%) ActionScript
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) ActionScript 3.0
6 3 (6.25%) JCL
6 3 (6.25%) COBOL
6 3 (6.25%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) VBA
7 2 (4.17%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) MiFID
3 1 (2.08%) EMIR
3 1 (2.08%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Reuters
2 7 (14.58%) Bloomberg
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Calypso
3 4 (8.33%) Murex
4 3 (6.25%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.08%) Sophis
6 1 (2.08%) Wall Street Systems
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) NetApp
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