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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Contract for Difference (CFD)
England / London
Rank 575 618 599
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -19
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 4 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.035% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.026% 0.073% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 27
Median salary £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary - - -

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
15499 19149 18603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.30% 47.67% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12953 15951 15403
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,027
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Contract for Difference
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing Contract for Difference as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

Contract for Difference Salary Histogram in London

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Contract for Difference also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Contract for Difference.

1 26 (86.67%) Finance
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (50.00%) JIRA
4 13 (43.33%) QA
5 12 (40.00%) CSS
5 12 (40.00%) Front End Development
6 11 (36.67%) HTML
6 11 (36.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 10 (33.33%) Spread Betting
7 10 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (33.33%) HTML5
8 9 (30.00%) Front Office
9 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
10 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
10 7 (23.33%) Confluence
10 7 (23.33%) Defect Management
10 7 (23.33%) HTTP
10 7 (23.33%) HTTPS
10 7 (23.33%) Java
11 6 (20.00%) VBA
11 6 (20.00%) OO
11 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
11 6 (20.00%) Android
11 6 (20.00%) Axure RP
11 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
12 5 (16.67%) People Management
12 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
12 5 (16.67%) Python
12 5 (16.67%) .NET
12 5 (16.67%) JavaScript

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) Confluence
2 1 (3.33%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) HTTP
1 7 (23.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (20.00%) Axure RP
3 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.33%) FitNesse
3 4 (13.33%) Selenium
4 2 (6.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 26 (86.67%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Front Office
3 4 (13.33%) Back Office
3 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Marketing
5 1 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (3.33%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 11 (36.67%) QA Analyst
3 10 (33.33%) Developer
4 8 (26.67%) Business Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (23.33%) Test Analyst
6 5 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Java Developer
7 4 (13.33%) Junior
7 4 (13.33%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Junior Business Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Senior QA Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (13.33%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (10.00%) Software Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Development Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 2 (6.67%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) CSS
2 11 (36.67%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) HTML5
4 5 (16.67%) .NET
5 4 (13.33%) Gherkin
6 3 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.33%) NumPy
7 1 (3.33%) Pandas
7 1 (3.33%) RESTful
7 1 (3.33%) SciPy
7 1 (3.33%) STL
7 1 (3.33%) WCF
7 1 (3.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (33.33%) Spread Betting
3 8 (26.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (16.67%) Derivative
4 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
5 4 (13.33%) Algorithms
5 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
5 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (13.33%) Equities
5 4 (13.33%) Fixed Income
5 4 (13.33%) Hedge funds
5 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
5 4 (13.33%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (10.00%) Fintech
7 2 (6.67%) User Experience
8 1 (3.33%) iPad
8 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Apple iOS
2 6 (20.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 7 (23.33%) Defect Management
4 6 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 6 (20.00%) OO
5 5 (16.67%) People Management
5 5 (16.67%) Web Development
6 4 (13.33%) BDD
6 4 (13.33%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (13.33%) Market Making
6 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.67%) SDLC
7 2 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Black-Scholes
8 1 (3.33%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.33%) Low Latency
8 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) VBA
4 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.67%) Python
5 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (43.33%) QA