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 23 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 628 594 566
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -28
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 32 22 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.064% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.12% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 20 72
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £57,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.28%
Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19421 17760 21842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 38.84% 38.74% 39.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15754 14519 18740
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,850
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.89%
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 23 April 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 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
City of London +1 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 37 (78.72%) Finance
2 21 (44.68%) SQL
3 20 (42.55%) Spread Betting
4 19 (40.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 17 (36.17%) C#
5 17 (36.17%) Business Analysis
5 17 (36.17%) Banking
6 15 (31.91%) Derivative
7 14 (29.79%) Java
8 12 (25.53%) Project Management
9 11 (23.40%) Hedge funds
10 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
10 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.15%) XML
11 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
11 9 (19.15%) Ajax
11 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
12 8 (17.02%) Front Office
12 8 (17.02%) UNIX
13 7 (14.89%) Reuters
13 7 (14.89%) Bloomberg
13 7 (14.89%) DNS
13 7 (14.89%) DHCP
13 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
13 7 (14.89%) Equities
13 7 (14.89%) Degree
14 6 (12.77%) Fixed Income
14 6 (12.77%) TDD
14 6 (12.77%) Web Services
14 6 (12.77%) CRM

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3 (6.38%) CICS
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) BASE24
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
2 7 (14.89%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) DHCP
3 3 (6.38%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) DB2
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) FlexUnit
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Selenium
3 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.13%) eggPlant
General
1 37 (78.72%) Finance
2 17 (36.17%) Banking
3 8 (17.02%) Front Office
4 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
5 4 (8.51%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Back Office
7 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Developer
3 10 (21.28%) Business Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Support Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Applications Support
4 9 (19.15%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Change Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Business Change Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.26%) J2EE Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) C# Web Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) XML
1 9 (19.15%) Ajax
2 6 (12.77%) Web Services
3 4 (8.51%) Java EE
3 4 (8.51%) Apache Flex
3 4 (8.51%) .NET
3 4 (8.51%) J2EE
4 3 (6.38%) CSS
4 3 (6.38%) HTML
5 2 (4.26%) JSON
5 2 (4.26%) Visualforce
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.26%) SOAP
5 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.26%) J2ME
5 2 (4.26%) J2SE
5 2 (4.26%) REST
5 2 (4.26%) Android SDK
6 1 (2.13%) CSS3
6 1 (2.13%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Spread Betting
2 19 (40.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (31.91%) Derivative
4 11 (23.40%) Hedge funds
5 7 (14.89%) Equities
6 6 (12.77%) Fixed Income
7 4 (8.51%) Credit Risk
7 4 (8.51%) Market Risk
8 3 (6.38%) AS400
8 3 (6.38%) Swaptions
9 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
9 2 (4.26%) Physics
10 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.02%) UNIX
2 3 (6.38%) AIX
3 2 (4.26%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Business Analysis
2 12 (25.53%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) CRM
3 6 (12.77%) TDD
4 5 (10.64%) Data Management
5 4 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.51%) OOP
5 4 (8.51%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (8.51%) Software Architecture
6 3 (6.38%) Fund Management
6 3 (6.38%) Release Management
6 3 (6.38%) Greeks
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) MVC
6 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.26%) ETL
7 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 17 (36.17%) C#
3 14 (29.79%) Java
4 9 (19.15%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.51%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (8.51%) ActionScript
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.38%) COBOL
6 3 (6.38%) JCL
7 2 (4.26%) Apex Code
7 2 (4.26%) VBA
8 1 (2.13%) C++
8 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.89%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) MiFID
3 1 (2.13%) EMIR
3 1 (2.13%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 7 (14.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Reuters
2 7 (14.89%) Bloomberg
3 4 (8.51%) Murex
3 4 (8.51%) Calypso
3 4 (8.51%) Oracle
4 3 (6.38%) IBM
5 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Sophis
6 1 (2.13%) Wall Street Systems
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