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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 595 619 649
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +30
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 20 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.052% 0.084% 0.059%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 36 23
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £60,500 £48,000 -
% change year-on-year
+26.04% -
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
17757 21092 21350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.00% 47.98% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15027 17327 17246
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 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Contract for Difference within the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +54 10 £57,500 +9.52% 2
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, 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 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (39.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (30.30%) Equities
4 10 (30.30%) QA
5 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 8 (24.24%) HTML
6 8 (24.24%) Front Office
6 8 (24.24%) JIRA
6 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
7 7 (21.21%) Confluence
7 7 (21.21%) Spread Betting
7 7 (21.21%) Python
7 7 (21.21%) HTTP
7 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
7 7 (21.21%) C#
7 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 7 (21.21%) Defect Management
7 7 (21.21%) Front End Development
8 6 (18.18%) Scrum
8 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
9 5 (15.15%) Algorithmic Trading
9 5 (15.15%) Credit Risk
9 5 (15.15%) Market Risk
9 5 (15.15%) Derivative
9 5 (15.15%) Electronic Trading
9 5 (15.15%) Linux
9 5 (15.15%) OO
10 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (12.12%) Java

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 (21.21%) Confluence
2 3 (9.09%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) LongView
1 1 (3.03%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) HTTP
1 7 (21.21%) HTTPS
2 3 (9.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
1 3 (9.09%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) KDB
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) JIRA
2 3 (9.09%) FitNesse
3 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.06%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) Axure RP
General
1 24 (72.73%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Front Office
3 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Games
4 3 (9.09%) Back Office
5 2 (6.06%) Legal
6 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) QA Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) QA Test Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Developer
5 6 (18.18%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Risk Business Analyst
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Product Owner
7 4 (12.12%) C# Developer
7 4 (12.12%) Product Owner
8 3 (9.09%) Java Developer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
8 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
9 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
9 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.06%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) .NET
4 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.03%) JDBC
4 1 (3.03%) NumPy
4 1 (3.03%) Pandas
4 1 (3.03%) RESTful
4 1 (3.03%) SciPy
4 1 (3.03%) STL
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (30.30%) Equities
3 8 (24.24%) Mobile App
4 7 (21.21%) Spread Betting
5 5 (15.15%) Credit Risk
5 5 (15.15%) Derivative
5 5 (15.15%) Market Risk
6 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (9.09%) Algorithms
7 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (9.09%) Fixed Income
7 3 (9.09%) Hedge funds
7 3 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (6.06%) OTC Derivatives
9 1 (3.03%) Clustering
9 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (3.03%) iPad
9 1 (3.03%) iPhone
9 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
3 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.06%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.21%) Defect Management
2 7 (21.21%) Front End Development
3 6 (18.18%) Manual Testing
3 6 (18.18%) Scrum
4 5 (15.15%) Algorithmic Trading
4 5 (15.15%) Electronic Trading
4 5 (15.15%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) User Stories
6 3 (9.09%) BDD
6 3 (9.09%) Market Making
7 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.06%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Cash Management
8 1 (3.03%) iOS Development
8 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.03%) People Management
8 1 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) SQL
2 7 (21.21%) C#
2 7 (21.21%) Python
3 4 (12.12%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) ISEB
1 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Charles River
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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