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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 591 614 572
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -42
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 37 27 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.084% 0.058% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.13% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 51
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - -
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
20479 20618 21087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.71% 44.20% 47.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16882 16611 17187
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £34,985
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +46 22 £52,500 -25.00% 2
Contract for Difference
England

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (89.29%) Finance
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.86%) Spread Betting
4 22 (39.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 21 (37.50%) Equities
6 20 (35.71%) Derivative
7 17 (30.36%) C#
8 16 (28.57%) SQL
8 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 16 (28.57%) SDLC
9 15 (26.79%) Client/Server
9 15 (26.79%) QA
9 15 (26.79%) Selenium
9 15 (26.79%) FitNesse
9 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
9 15 (26.79%) BDD
10 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
10 14 (25.00%) Windows
11 12 (21.43%) .NET
12 11 (19.64%) Web Services
12 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
13 10 (17.86%) Fixed Income
13 10 (17.86%) Front Office
13 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
13 10 (17.86%) SpecFlow
13 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
13 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (17.86%) Test Management
13 10 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (5.36%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.36%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.79%) OLAP
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) Selenium
1 15 (26.79%) FitNesse
2 10 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (17.86%) Cucumber
2 10 (17.86%) SpecFlow
3 4 (7.14%) Xcode
4 3 (5.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.79%) Android Studio
General
1 50 (89.29%) Finance
2 10 (17.86%) Front Office
3 9 (16.07%) Marketing
4 5 (8.93%) Legal
5 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 4 (7.14%) Back Office
6 1 (1.79%) Law
6 1 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Banking
6 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Business Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Developer
3 12 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) QA Analyst
3 12 (21.43%) Senior QA Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Development Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Business Development Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Test Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.14%) iOS Developer
6 4 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Agile Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
2 11 (19.64%) Web Services
3 10 (17.86%) Gherkin
4 8 (14.29%) CSS
5 7 (12.50%) HTML
6 4 (7.14%) Cocoa Touch
6 4 (7.14%) Cocoa
7 3 (5.36%) HTML5
7 3 (5.36%) XHTML
7 3 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.36%) CSS3
7 3 (5.36%) Sass
7 3 (5.36%) LESS
8 1 (1.79%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.79%) JMS
8 1 (1.79%) iOS SDK
8 1 (1.79%) REST
8 1 (1.79%) Spring
8 1 (1.79%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Spread Betting
2 22 (39.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (37.50%) Equities
4 20 (35.71%) Derivative
5 15 (26.79%) Client/Server
6 14 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (17.86%) Fixed Income
8 7 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 7 (12.50%) User Experience
9 5 (8.93%) iPhone
9 5 (8.93%) iPad
10 4 (7.14%) Social Media
11 2 (3.57%) Hedge funds
11 2 (3.57%) Data Structures
12 1 (1.79%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Windows
2 7 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 5 (8.93%) Android
4 4 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (28.57%) SDLC
3 15 (26.79%) Test Automation
3 15 (26.79%) BDD
4 11 (19.64%) Software Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (17.86%) Test Management
6 7 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.71%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.71%) Analytics
7 6 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (10.71%) Business Development
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Management
8 5 (8.93%) Test Scripting
8 5 (8.93%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.93%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.14%) Dependency Management
9 4 (7.14%) User Stories
9 4 (7.14%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.36%) C#
2 16 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.14%) PHP
4 4 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 3 (5.36%) VBA
6 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.57%) C
6 2 (3.57%) Java
7 1 (1.79%) C++
7 1 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (1.79%) Sun
4 1 (1.79%) Informatica
4 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.79%) Tableau
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