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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 891 941 943
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +2
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 23 39 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.036% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.057% 0.084% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 24
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London median salary £60,500 £51,500 -
% change year-on-year
+17.47% -

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
40062 46237 45967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.10% 42.19% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32794 37084 35828
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 August 2016 within the UK.

Contract for Difference Salary Histogram in the UK

Contract for Difference
Top 6 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 31 August 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
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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
England +21 23 £57,500 +4.54% 1
London +4 22 £57,500 -4.16% 1
City of London +48 12 £57,500 +9.52%
East of England +18 1 £60,500 +17.47%
Hertfordshire +16 1 £60,500 +17.47%
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 £60,500 +26.04%

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 with a requirement for Contract for Difference.

1 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (37.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 11 (29.73%) Equities
4 11 (29.73%) QA
5 10 (27.03%) JIRA
5 10 (27.03%) Spread Betting
6 9 (24.32%) Front Office
6 9 (24.32%) C#
6 9 (24.32%) SQL
7 8 (21.62%) HTML
7 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
8 7 (18.92%) Defect Management
8 7 (18.92%) Front End Development
8 7 (18.92%) Python
8 7 (18.92%) HTTP
8 7 (18.92%) HTTPS
8 7 (18.92%) CSS
8 7 (18.92%) Confluence
9 6 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
9 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
9 6 (16.22%) Derivative
9 6 (16.22%) OO
9 6 (16.22%) Scrum
10 5 (13.51%) Linux
10 5 (13.51%) Algorithmic Trading
10 5 (13.51%) Credit Risk
10 5 (13.51%) Market Risk
11 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (10.81%) User Stories

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 (18.92%) Confluence
2 3 (8.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) LongView
1 1 (2.70%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) HTTP
1 7 (18.92%) HTTPS
2 3 (8.11%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) Big Data
1 3 (8.11%) Hadoop
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) KDB
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) JIRA
2 4 (10.81%) FitNesse
3 3 (8.11%) Axure RP
3 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.11%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 28 (75.68%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Front Office
3 4 (10.81%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Games
4 3 (8.11%) Back Office
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) QA Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Business Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) QA Test Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Test Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Business Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Agile Product Owner
7 4 (10.81%) Product Owner
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior QA Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Java Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Team Leader
9 2 (5.41%) Junior
9 2 (5.41%) Junior Business Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 7 (18.92%) CSS
3 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 2 (5.41%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.70%) JDBC
5 1 (2.70%) Middleware
5 1 (2.70%) NumPy
5 1 (2.70%) Pandas
5 1 (2.70%) RESTful
5 1 (2.70%) SciPy
5 1 (2.70%) STL
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (2.70%) WCF
5 1 (2.70%) Web Services
5 1 (2.70%) WinForms
5 1 (2.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (29.73%) Equities
3 10 (27.03%) Spread Betting
4 8 (21.62%) Mobile App
5 6 (16.22%) Derivative
6 5 (13.51%) Credit Risk
6 5 (13.51%) Market Risk
7 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.81%) Fixed Income
8 3 (8.11%) Algorithms
8 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
8 3 (8.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
8 3 (8.11%) Mathematics
8 3 (8.11%) OTC Derivatives
8 3 (8.11%) Virtual Team
9 1 (2.70%) Clustering
9 1 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (2.70%) iPad
9 1 (2.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 3 (8.11%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
4 1 (2.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (18.92%) Defect Management
2 7 (18.92%) Front End Development
3 6 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
3 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
3 6 (16.22%) OO
3 6 (16.22%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) Algorithmic Trading
5 4 (10.81%) BDD
5 4 (10.81%) User Stories
6 3 (8.11%) Low Latency
6 3 (8.11%) Market Making
6 3 (8.11%) People Management
6 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.70%) Cash Management
8 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) SDLC
8 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (24.32%) C#
1 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 7 (18.92%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) VBA
5 2 (5.41%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Charles River
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle
1 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
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