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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 606 620 567
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -53
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 22 33 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 44
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 - -
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
20318 21799 20573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.79% 45.07% 46.42%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 17737 16688
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +34 10 £51,250 +5.12% 6
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (83.78%) Finance
2 20 (54.05%) Spread Betting
3 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (27.03%) SQL
5 10 (27.03%) Marketing
6 9 (24.32%) Derivative
6 9 (24.32%) Equities
7 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) User Experience
8 7 (18.92%) Analytics
8 7 (18.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 6 (16.22%) C#
9 6 (16.22%) CSS
9 6 (16.22%) Windows
9 6 (16.22%) Business Development
9 6 (16.22%) Performance Management
9 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (13.51%) BDD
10 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
10 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
10 5 (13.51%) Dependency Management
10 5 (13.51%) SDLC
10 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
10 5 (13.51%) Degree
10 5 (13.51%) QA
10 5 (13.51%) Selenium
10 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
10 5 (13.51%) Pay per click
10 5 (13.51%) Retail

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Sitefinity
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
3 2 (5.41%) MS Office
4 1 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) LAN
1 1 (2.70%) WAN
1 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Selenium
1 5 (13.51%) FitNesse
2 3 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.70%) Grunt
3 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) Xcode
3 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 31 (83.78%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Marketing
3 5 (13.51%) Retail
4 4 (10.81%) Legal
4 4 (10.81%) Front Office
5 2 (5.41%) Back Office
6 1 (2.70%) Law
6 1 (2.70%) Advertising
6 1 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Business Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Developer
4 6 (16.22%) Development Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Business Development Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (10.81%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Senior QA Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) CSS
2 5 (13.51%) Web Services
2 5 (13.51%) HTML
2 5 (13.51%) .NET
3 4 (10.81%) HTML5
3 4 (10.81%) Sass
4 3 (8.11%) LESS
4 3 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (8.11%) CSS3
4 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
4 3 (8.11%) XHTML
5 1 (2.70%) JMS
5 1 (2.70%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.70%) Spring
5 1 (2.70%) JSON
5 1 (2.70%) XML
5 1 (2.70%) REST
5 1 (2.70%) Cocoa Touch
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Spread Betting
2 12 (32.43%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (24.32%) Equities
3 9 (24.32%) Derivative
4 8 (21.62%) User Experience
5 7 (18.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (13.51%) Client/Server
6 5 (13.51%) Mobile App
7 4 (10.81%) Social Media
8 3 (8.11%) Fixed Income
9 2 (5.41%) iPad
9 2 (5.41%) iPhone
10 1 (2.70%) SWIFT
10 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.70%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.70%) Android
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Analytics
3 6 (16.22%) Business Development
3 6 (16.22%) Performance Management
3 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Dependency Management
4 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.51%) SDLC
4 5 (13.51%) Test Automation
4 5 (13.51%) BDD
4 5 (13.51%) Pay per click
4 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) SEO
5 4 (10.81%) UML
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (10.81%) Requirements Management
5 4 (10.81%) Change Control
5 4 (10.81%) User Stories
5 4 (10.81%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) SQL
2 6 (16.22%) C#
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
3 5 (13.51%) PHP
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) VBA
5 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 4 (10.81%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Cognos
4 1 (2.70%) Sun
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
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