The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Contract for Difference in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 July 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 604 560 552
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -8
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 34 46 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.10% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 28 44 66
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary - - £35,000
Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18028 17249 20230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 37.11% 38.96% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14877 14046 17462
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Contract for Difference Jobs Demand Trend in London

Contract for Difference
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the London region.

Contract for Difference Salary Trend in London

Contract for Difference
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the London region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Contract for Difference Salary Histogram in London

Contract for Difference
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
City of London -4 6 £48,750 +14.70%
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (57.58%) SQL
2 37 (56.06%) Banking
3 31 (46.97%) Finance
4 27 (40.91%) Derivative
4 27 (40.91%) Java
4 27 (40.91%) UNIX
5 25 (37.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 24 (36.36%) Fixed Income
7 22 (33.33%) Degree
8 21 (31.82%) Investment Banking
9 19 (28.79%) Equities
10 18 (27.27%) C#
11 17 (25.76%) J2EE
11 17 (25.76%) Calypso
11 17 (25.76%) Murex
11 17 (25.76%) Java EE
11 17 (25.76%) Spread Betting
12 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
13 12 (18.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 12 (18.18%) Retail
14 10 (15.15%) Web Services
15 9 (13.64%) AIX
15 9 (13.64%) .NET
15 9 (13.64%) DB2
15 9 (13.64%) COBOL
15 9 (13.64%) IBM
15 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
15 9 (13.64%) CICS
15 9 (13.64%) JCL
15 9 (13.64%) BASE24

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 9 (13.64%) CICS
2 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.64%) BASE24
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) ATM
3 2 (3.03%) DHCP
3 2 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) DB2
2 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) FlexUnit
2 2 (3.03%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (56.06%) Banking
2 31 (46.97%) Finance
3 21 (31.82%) Investment Banking
4 12 (18.18%) Retail
5 8 (12.12%) Back Office
6 5 (7.58%) Front Office
7 1 (1.52%) Legal
7 1 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Developer
2 18 (27.27%) Analyst
3 17 (25.76%) Java Developer
3 17 (25.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Technical Specialist
5 8 (12.12%) Java Programmer
5 8 (12.12%) Programmer
5 8 (12.12%) Business Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Support
6 7 (10.61%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
8 5 (7.58%) Business Project Manager
8 5 (7.58%) Business Manager
8 5 (7.58%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.55%) Consultant
11 2 (3.03%) Android Developer
11 2 (3.03%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (25.76%) J2EE
1 17 (25.76%) Java EE
2 10 (15.15%) Web Services
3 9 (13.64%) .NET
4 7 (10.61%) XML
4 7 (10.61%) Ajax
5 5 (7.58%) Apache Flex
6 4 (6.06%) HTML
6 4 (6.06%) CSS
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.03%) REST
8 2 (3.03%) Android SDK
8 2 (3.03%) J2ME
8 2 (3.03%) J2SE
8 2 (3.03%) JSON
9 1 (1.52%) Middleware
9 1 (1.52%) WSDL
9 1 (1.52%) CSS3
9 1 (1.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (40.91%) Derivative
2 25 (37.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 24 (36.36%) Fixed Income
4 19 (28.79%) Equities
5 17 (25.76%) Spread Betting
6 12 (18.18%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 9 (13.64%) AS400
8 7 (10.61%) Hedge funds
9 5 (7.58%) Mainframe
9 5 (7.58%) IBM Mainframe
9 5 (7.58%) Credit Risk
9 5 (7.58%) Market Risk
10 3 (4.55%) Swaptions
11 2 (3.03%) Mathematics
11 2 (3.03%) Physics
12 1 (1.52%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (40.91%) UNIX
2 9 (13.64%) AIX
3 2 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Business Analysis
2 9 (13.64%) Change Management
2 9 (13.64%) Release Management
3 8 (12.12%) Project Management
4 7 (10.61%) TDD
5 6 (9.09%) Data Management
6 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.58%) Fund Management
6 5 (7.58%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) OOP
6 5 (7.58%) Domain-Driven Design
6 5 (7.58%) Investment Management
6 5 (7.58%) Software Architecture
7 4 (6.06%) MVC
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.55%) Greeks
9 2 (3.03%) Test Automation
9 2 (3.03%) Analytics
9 2 (3.03%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (57.58%) SQL
2 27 (40.91%) Java
3 18 (27.27%) C#
4 9 (13.64%) COBOL
4 9 (13.64%) JCL
5 7 (10.61%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.58%) ActionScript
6 5 (7.58%) ActionScript 3.0
7 4 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.55%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) QA
2 6 (9.09%) MiFID
3 5 (7.58%) EMIR
3 5 (7.58%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Calypso
1 17 (25.76%) Murex
2 9 (13.64%) IBM
2 9 (13.64%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.55%) Sophis
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) Reuters
4 2 (3.03%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.52%) NetApp
5 1 (1.52%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Wall Street Systems
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