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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 641 652 679
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +27
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 11 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.033% 0.069%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.056% 0.073% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 29
Median salary £70,000 £43,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.91% -20.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £57,250 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary - £51,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +36.66%
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
19728 20646 23100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.72% 45.62% 47.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16638 16797 18700
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +66 4 £62,500 +48.80%
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 16 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (62.50%) SQL
4 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (41.67%) Equities
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Banking
7 5 (20.83%) Electronic Trading
8 4 (16.67%) Pega
8 4 (16.67%) Derivative
8 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk
8 4 (16.67%) Market Risk
8 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (16.67%) Java
9 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 3 (12.50%) ETL
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) Informatica
9 3 (12.50%) PowerCenter
9 3 (12.50%) C#
9 3 (12.50%) Python
9 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
9 3 (12.50%) SDET
9 3 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (12.50%) BDD
9 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
9 3 (12.50%) Big Data
9 3 (12.50%) Change Data Capture

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 3 (12.50%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) CMS
2 1 (4.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
2 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 3 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (12.50%) PowerCenter
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) OLTP
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Selenium
1 3 (12.50%) SpecFlow
2 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 2 (8.33%) FitNesse
2 2 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.17%) PhantomJS
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 20 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Banking
3 2 (8.33%) Front Office
3 2 (8.33%) Retail
4 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Risk Business Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Systems Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Informatica Developer
5 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Business Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.33%) IT Support Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) OBIEE Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Gherkin
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 10 (41.67%) Equities
3 4 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 4 (16.67%) Derivative
3 4 (16.67%) Market Risk
4 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
4 2 (8.33%) Fixed Income
4 2 (8.33%) Hedge funds
4 2 (8.33%) PMI
4 2 (8.33%) Spread Betting
4 2 (8.33%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 5 (20.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (12.50%) BDD
3 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
3 3 (12.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (12.50%) ETL
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
4 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.33%) Test Management
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) High Availability
5 1 (4.17%) Web Development
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 3 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 3 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.17%) PHP
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
1 3 (12.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenView
1 2 (8.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Pega
2 3 (12.50%) Informatica
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.33%) HP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) Tableau
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