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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 604 552 564
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +12
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 33 46 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.069% 0.10% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 65
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £42,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London average salary - - £35,000
Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17765 17250 20173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.92% 38.92% 39.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14636 13997 17373
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £34,058 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
(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 -6 6 £55,000 +29.41%
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 40 (58.82%) SQL
2 38 (55.88%) Banking
3 32 (47.06%) Finance
4 29 (42.65%) Java
4 29 (42.65%) UNIX
5 28 (41.18%) Derivative
6 26 (38.24%) Fixed Income
6 26 (38.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 25 (36.76%) Degree
8 23 (33.82%) Investment Banking
9 22 (32.35%) Equities
10 19 (27.94%) Java EE
10 19 (27.94%) Murex
10 19 (27.94%) Calypso
10 19 (27.94%) J2EE
11 17 (25.00%) C#
11 17 (25.00%) Spread Betting
12 14 (20.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 14 (20.59%) Business Analysis
13 12 (17.65%) Retail
14 10 (14.71%) Change Management
14 10 (14.71%) Web Services
15 9 (13.24%) AIX
15 9 (13.24%) .NET
15 9 (13.24%) COBOL
15 9 (13.24%) DB2
15 9 (13.24%) CICS
15 9 (13.24%) JCL
15 9 (13.24%) IBM
15 9 (13.24%) AS400

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (13.24%) CICS
2 1 (1.47%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) BASE24
2 1 (1.47%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.88%) ATM
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.24%) DB2
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.47%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.47%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) FlexUnit
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (1.47%) Selenium
3 1 (1.47%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (55.88%) Banking
2 32 (47.06%) Finance
3 23 (33.82%) Investment Banking
4 12 (17.65%) Retail
5 8 (11.76%) Back Office
6 6 (8.82%) Front Office
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
7 1 (1.47%) Marketing
7 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Java Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 17 (25.00%) Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Java Programmer
4 10 (14.71%) Programmer
5 9 (13.24%) Technical Specialist
6 8 (11.76%) Business Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
7 6 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 6 (8.82%) Support Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Applications Support
8 5 (7.35%) Business Manager
8 5 (7.35%) Business Project Manager
9 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.41%) Consultant
11 2 (2.94%) Android Developer
11 2 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
11 2 (2.94%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) Java EE
1 19 (27.94%) J2EE
2 10 (14.71%) Web Services
3 9 (13.24%) .NET
4 6 (8.82%) Ajax
4 6 (8.82%) XML
5 5 (7.35%) Apache Flex
6 4 (5.88%) HTML
6 4 (5.88%) CSS
7 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (2.94%) REST
8 2 (2.94%) Android SDK
8 2 (2.94%) JSON
8 2 (2.94%) J2ME
8 2 (2.94%) J2SE
9 1 (1.47%) WSDL
9 1 (1.47%) Middleware
9 1 (1.47%) CSS3
9 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (41.18%) Derivative
2 26 (38.24%) Fixed Income
2 26 (38.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 22 (32.35%) Equities
4 17 (25.00%) Spread Betting
5 14 (20.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 9 (13.24%) AS400
7 6 (8.82%) Hedge funds
8 5 (7.35%) IBM Mainframe
8 5 (7.35%) Credit Risk
8 5 (7.35%) Market Risk
8 5 (7.35%) Mainframe
9 3 (4.41%) Swaptions
10 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.94%) Physics
11 1 (1.47%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.65%) UNIX
2 9 (13.24%) AIX
3 2 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (1.47%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) Business Analysis
2 10 (14.71%) Change Management
3 9 (13.24%) Release Management
4 8 (11.76%) Project Management
5 7 (10.29%) TDD
6 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 6 (8.82%) Data Management
7 5 (7.35%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (7.35%) Investment Management
7 5 (7.35%) Software Architecture
7 5 (7.35%) OOP
7 5 (7.35%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (7.35%) Fund Management
7 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.88%) MVC
9 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.41%) Greeks
10 2 (2.94%) Test Automation
10 2 (2.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (58.82%) SQL
2 29 (42.65%) Java
3 17 (25.00%) C#
4 9 (13.24%) COBOL
4 9 (13.24%) JCL
5 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 5 (7.35%) ActionScript 3.0
6 5 (7.35%) ActionScript
7 4 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.41%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.24%) QA
2 6 (8.82%) MiFID
3 5 (7.35%) EMIR
3 5 (7.35%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (13.24%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 19 (27.94%) Murex
1 19 (27.94%) Calypso
2 9 (13.24%) IBM
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.41%) Sophis
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.47%) SAP
6 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.47%) Reuters
6 1 (1.47%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.47%) NetApp
6 1 (1.47%) Wall Street Systems
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