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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 581 617 571
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -46
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 31 11 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.026% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.055% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 36
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £67,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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
18335 19854 19559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.57% 46.13% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14986 15720 16041
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 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
City of London -2 6 £73,750 +73.52% 3
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 44 (74.58%) Finance
2 37 (62.71%) Degree
3 32 (54.24%) Equities
4 28 (47.46%) SQL
5 27 (45.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (38.98%) Java
8 22 (37.29%) UNIX
8 22 (37.29%) Front Office
9 21 (35.59%) Banking
9 21 (35.59%) OO
10 19 (32.20%) Derivative
11 17 (28.81%) Java EE
12 16 (27.12%) Project Management
12 16 (27.12%) Calypso
12 16 (27.12%) Murex
12 16 (27.12%) J2EE
12 16 (27.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 16 (27.12%) Investment Banking
12 16 (27.12%) Fixed Income
13 14 (23.73%) Spread Betting
14 11 (18.64%) Validation
14 11 (18.64%) ITIL
15 10 (16.95%) CRM
15 10 (16.95%) VBA
15 10 (16.95%) Change Management
16 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (15.25%) ETL
16 9 (15.25%) Asset Management
17 8 (13.56%) MS Excel

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 (10.17%) CMS
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
3 1 (1.69%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.17%) MS Office
4 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) MS Project
5 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) LAN
1 5 (8.47%) WAN
1 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
1 5 (8.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.78%) QlikView
2 4 (6.78%) KDB
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) JIRA
2 4 (6.78%) Axure RP
3 1 (1.69%) Grunt
3 1 (1.69%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
General
1 44 (74.58%) Finance
2 22 (37.29%) Front Office
3 21 (35.59%) Banking
4 16 (27.12%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.78%) Back Office
6 3 (5.08%) Marketing
7 2 (3.39%) Retail
7 2 (3.39%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (44.07%) Developer
2 22 (37.29%) Java Developer
3 17 (28.81%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Project Manager
5 7 (11.86%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Senior Business Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
9 2 (3.39%) Service Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.39%) Report Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Programmer
9 2 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (3.39%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) Java EE
2 16 (27.12%) J2EE
3 4 (6.78%) HTML
4 3 (5.08%) CSS
4 3 (5.08%) Web Services
4 3 (5.08%) HTML5
5 2 (3.39%) jQuery
6 1 (1.69%) RESTful
6 1 (1.69%) JSON
6 1 (1.69%) CakePHP
6 1 (1.69%) CSS3
6 1 (1.69%) WebSockets
6 1 (1.69%) Sass
6 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.69%) XML
6 1 (1.69%) XHTML
6 1 (1.69%) JMS
6 1 (1.69%) JMX
6 1 (1.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (54.24%) Equities
2 27 (45.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 19 (32.20%) Derivative
4 16 (27.12%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 16 (27.12%) Fixed Income
5 14 (23.73%) Spread Betting
6 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (11.86%) Mathematics
8 4 (6.78%) Computer Science
8 4 (6.78%) Algorithms
8 4 (6.78%) Hedge funds
9 2 (3.39%) User Experience
9 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
9 2 (3.39%) Statistics
10 1 (1.69%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.69%) Clustering
10 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) UNIX
2 6 (10.17%) Windows
3 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (35.59%) OO
3 16 (27.12%) Project Management
4 11 (18.64%) ITIL
4 11 (18.64%) Validation
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
5 10 (16.95%) CRM
6 9 (15.25%) ETL
6 9 (15.25%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.47%) Data Management
7 5 (8.47%) Communications Security
7 5 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.47%) User Stories
8 4 (6.78%) Market Making
8 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.78%) Data Architecture
8 4 (6.78%) Problem Management
8 4 (6.78%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.08%) Information Management
9 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) SQL
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 10 (16.95%) VBA
4 4 (6.78%) Python
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) Scala
5 3 (5.08%) PHP
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (62.71%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Murex
1 16 (27.12%) Calypso
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.78%) Business Objects
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