The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Contract for Difference in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank - - 428
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - - 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary - £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7082 7624 7294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.97% 36.69% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5639 5872 5946
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Contract for Difference
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Contract for Difference Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Contract for Difference
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference across the South East region.

Contract for Difference Salary Trend in the South East

Contract for Difference
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft