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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 833 850 827
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -23
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 21 39 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.036% 0.028%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.088% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 25
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £68,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 - £50,000
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
38530 44146 39902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.66% 40.26% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30761 35563 32838
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £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 May 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 22 May 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 +24 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
East of England - 3 £45,000 - 1
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (79.25%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) Spread Betting
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.85%) Degree
5 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (26.42%) Equities
7 13 (24.53%) SQL
8 12 (22.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (20.75%) Java
9 11 (20.75%) Derivative
10 10 (18.87%) Banking
10 10 (18.87%) ITIL
11 9 (16.98%) UNIX
11 9 (16.98%) Project Management
11 9 (16.98%) OO
11 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
11 9 (16.98%) Front Office
11 9 (16.98%) User Stories
12 8 (15.09%) ETL
12 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
12 8 (15.09%) CRM
12 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
13 7 (13.21%) HTML
13 7 (13.21%) MS Visio
13 7 (13.21%) Analytics
14 6 (11.32%) User Experience
14 6 (11.32%) Dependency Management
14 6 (11.32%) Java EE

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.32%) CMS
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.89%) IIS
3 1 (1.89%) Sitefinity
3 1 (1.89%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.21%) MS Visio
3 6 (11.32%) MS Office
4 2 (3.77%) MS Project
4 2 (3.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) Internet
1 4 (7.55%) LAN
1 4 (7.55%) WAN
1 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (7.55%) QlikView
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) KDB
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
1 4 (7.55%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) Xcode
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.89%) Grunt
2 1 (1.89%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 42 (79.25%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Banking
3 9 (16.98%) Front Office
4 6 (11.32%) Marketing
5 5 (9.43%) Retail
5 5 (9.43%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.77%) Legal
6 2 (3.77%) Back Office
7 1 (1.89%) Law
7 1 (1.89%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (45.28%) Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Business Analyst
2 18 (33.96%) Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Java Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Development Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Business Development Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Business Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Forecast Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.77%) Front Office Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) HTML
2 6 (11.32%) Java EE
3 5 (9.43%) J2EE
3 5 (9.43%) HTML5
4 4 (7.55%) jQuery
4 4 (7.55%) .NET
4 4 (7.55%) CSS
4 4 (7.55%) Web Services
5 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (3.77%) Ember.js
6 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.77%) JMS
6 2 (3.77%) Spring
6 2 (3.77%) Ajax
7 1 (1.89%) Cocoa
7 1 (1.89%) JSON
7 1 (1.89%) XML
7 1 (1.89%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 25 (47.17%) Spread Betting
2 16 (30.19%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (26.42%) Equities
4 12 (22.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (20.75%) Derivative
6 6 (11.32%) User Experience
7 5 (9.43%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (9.43%) Fixed Income
8 4 (7.55%) Social Media
8 4 (7.55%) Mathematics
8 4 (7.55%) Mobile App
9 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.77%) Statistics
10 1 (1.89%) Clustering
10 1 (1.89%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.89%) SWIFT
10 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
10 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.98%) UNIX
2 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
2 4 (7.55%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) ITIL
3 9 (16.98%) Project Management
3 9 (16.98%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.98%) User Stories
4 8 (15.09%) ETL
4 8 (15.09%) CRM
5 7 (13.21%) Analytics
6 6 (11.32%) Dependency Management
6 6 (11.32%) Pay per click
7 5 (9.43%) SEO
8 4 (7.55%) Communications Security
8 4 (7.55%) BPMN
8 4 (7.55%) Data Architecture
8 4 (7.55%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.55%) Use Case
8 4 (7.55%) Performance Management
8 4 (7.55%) Change Control
8 4 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.53%) SQL
2 11 (20.75%) Java
3 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.66%) VBA
4 3 (5.66%) PHP
5 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.89%) C
5 1 (1.89%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (35.85%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Calypso
2 5 (9.43%) Murex
3 4 (7.55%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle
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