The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Contract for Difference in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Contract for Difference (CFD)
UK
Rank 845 925 911
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -14
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 4 14 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.014% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.012% 0.033% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 26
Median salary £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £56,000 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34145 42640 42584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.46% 42.66% 40.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27843 34180 34549
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Contract for Difference
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 the UK

Contract for Difference
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Contract for Difference within the UK.

Contract for Difference Salary Trend in the UK

Contract for Difference
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 within the UK.

Contract for Difference Salary Histogram in the UK

Contract for Difference
Top 2 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
England +76 4 £63,750 +6.25% 1
London +62 4 £63,750 +6.25% 1

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for Contract for Difference.

1 27 (87.10%) Finance
2 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) JIRA
4 13 (41.94%) QA
5 12 (38.71%) CSS
5 12 (38.71%) Front End Development
6 11 (35.48%) C#
6 11 (35.48%) HTML
6 11 (35.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (35.48%) Spread Betting
7 10 (32.26%) HTML5
8 9 (29.03%) Front Office
9 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
10 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
10 7 (22.58%) Confluence
10 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
10 7 (22.58%) Java
10 7 (22.58%) OO
10 7 (22.58%) HTTP
10 7 (22.58%) HTTPS
11 6 (19.35%) VBA
11 6 (19.35%) .NET
11 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
11 6 (19.35%) Android
11 6 (19.35%) Axure RP
11 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
12 5 (16.13%) Virtual Team
12 5 (16.13%) People Management
12 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
12 5 (16.13%) Python

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (22.58%) Confluence
2 1 (3.23%) SugarCRM
2 1 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
1 7 (22.58%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (48.39%) JIRA
2 6 (19.35%) Axure RP
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) FitNesse
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.23%) NUnit
General
1 27 (87.10%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Front Office
3 4 (12.90%) Back Office
3 4 (12.90%) Legal
4 2 (6.45%) Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) QA Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Business Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) QA Test Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Junior
6 4 (12.90%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Junior Business Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Senior QA Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (9.68%) Software Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Business Development Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Development Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Software Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (38.71%) CSS
2 11 (35.48%) HTML
3 10 (32.26%) HTML5
4 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 4 (12.90%) Gherkin
6 3 (9.68%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.23%) Middleware
7 1 (3.23%) NumPy
7 1 (3.23%) Pandas
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) SciPy
7 1 (3.23%) STL
7 1 (3.23%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (3.23%) WCF
7 1 (3.23%) WinForms
7 1 (3.23%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 11 (35.48%) Spread Betting
2 8 (25.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.13%) Derivative
3 5 (16.13%) Virtual Team
4 4 (12.90%) Algorithms
4 4 (12.90%) Client/Server
4 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
4 4 (12.90%) Equities
4 4 (12.90%) Fixed Income
4 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
4 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
4 4 (12.90%) OTC Derivatives
5 3 (9.68%) Fintech
6 2 (6.45%) User Experience
7 1 (3.23%) iPad
7 1 (3.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Apple iOS
2 6 (19.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Front End Development
3 7 (22.58%) Defect Management
3 7 (22.58%) OO
4 6 (19.35%) Automation Testing
5 5 (16.13%) People Management
5 5 (16.13%) Web Development
6 4 (12.90%) BDD
6 4 (12.90%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (12.90%) Market Making
6 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (6.45%) Low Latency
7 2 (6.45%) SDLC
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
8 1 (3.23%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) VBA
4 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 5 (16.13%) Python
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.23%) TIBCO
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