The 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 605 585 558
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 22 32 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.048% 0.071% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 68
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 - £32,500
Contract for Difference
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19710 20631 22520
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.42% 46.09% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16100 16987 19007
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Contract for Difference
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +19 7 £70,000 +86.66%
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 47 (83.93%) SQL
2 38 (67.86%) Banking
3 35 (62.50%) Degree
4 33 (58.93%) UNIX
4 33 (58.93%) Equities
5 32 (57.14%) Fixed Income
6 30 (53.57%) Derivative
7 29 (51.79%) Investment Banking
7 29 (51.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (50.00%) Java
9 26 (46.43%) J2EE
9 26 (46.43%) Murex
9 26 (46.43%) Calypso
9 26 (46.43%) Java EE
10 25 (44.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 25 (44.64%) Finance
11 13 (23.21%) Change Management
11 13 (23.21%) Front Office
12 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (21.43%) OO
12 12 (21.43%) Asset Management
13 10 (17.86%) Project Management
14 9 (16.07%) C#
14 9 (16.07%) Retail
15 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
16 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (12.50%) VBA
16 7 (12.50%) Validation
16 7 (12.50%) Back Office
17 6 (10.71%) AS400

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 6 (10.71%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.71%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.79%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) DB2
2 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) FlexUnit
General
1 38 (67.86%) Banking
2 29 (51.79%) Investment Banking
3 25 (44.64%) Finance
4 13 (23.21%) Front Office
5 9 (16.07%) Retail
6 7 (12.50%) Back Office
7 2 (3.57%) Marketing
8 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Developer
2 26 (46.43%) Java Developer
3 20 (35.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 15 (26.79%) Java Programmer
4 15 (26.79%) Programmer
5 12 (21.43%) Analyst
5 12 (21.43%) Project Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (8.93%) Business Project Manager
7 5 (8.93%) Business Manager
8 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Head of Operations
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) J2EE
1 26 (46.43%) Java EE
2 6 (10.71%) Web Services
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (5.36%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) Ajax
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.79%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (58.93%) Equities
2 32 (57.14%) Fixed Income
3 30 (53.57%) Derivative
4 29 (51.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (44.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (10.71%) AS400
8 5 (8.93%) Mainframe
8 5 (8.93%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (7.14%) Spread Betting
10 3 (5.36%) Hedge funds
11 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
11 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 33 (58.93%) UNIX
2 6 (10.71%) AIX
3 1 (1.79%) Linux
3 1 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Change Management
2 12 (21.43%) OO
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) Asset Management
3 10 (17.86%) Project Management
4 8 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 7 (12.50%) Validation
6 6 (10.71%) Release Management
6 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.71%) Coaching
7 5 (8.93%) Fund Management
7 5 (8.93%) Investment Management
7 5 (8.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.93%) Requirements Analysis
8 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.57%) Business Development
9 2 (3.57%) Customer Insight
9 2 (3.57%) Analytics
9 2 (3.57%) Marketing Analytics
10 1 (1.79%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) SQL
2 28 (50.00%) Java
3 9 (16.07%) C#
4 7 (12.50%) VBA
5 6 (10.71%) JCL
5 6 (10.71%) COBOL
6 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.79%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.79%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 35 (62.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) QA
2 5 (8.93%) EMIR
2 5 (8.93%) Dodd-Frank
2 5 (8.93%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 26 (46.43%) Murex
1 26 (46.43%) Calypso
2 6 (10.71%) IBM
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Sophis
5 1 (1.79%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
London, South East, United Kingdom
City Credit Capital (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30k-£45k based on experience + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago