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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Contract for Difference (CFD)
Rank 870 949 944
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -5
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 12 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.033% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 28
Median salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £53,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary - £55,000 £29,500
% change year-on-year
- +86.44%

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
36381 45050 45803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.59% 42.56% 40.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29680 35877 36986
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,252 £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 10 December 2016 within the UK.

Contract for Difference Salary Histogram in the UK

Contract for Difference
Top 3 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 10 December 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
England +58 12 £52,500 -12.50% 2
London +37 12 £52,500 -12.50% 2
City of London +21 5 £52,500 -12.50% 1

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 32 (86.49%) Finance
2 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) JIRA
4 17 (45.95%) QA
5 16 (43.24%) HTML
5 16 (43.24%) CSS
5 16 (43.24%) Front End Development
6 13 (35.14%) Mobile App
7 12 (32.43%) Confluence
7 12 (32.43%) HTTP
7 12 (32.43%) HTTPS
7 12 (32.43%) C#
7 12 (32.43%) Defect Management
8 11 (29.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (27.03%) Front Office
9 10 (27.03%) Spread Betting
9 10 (27.03%) HTML5
10 9 (24.32%) Java
11 8 (21.62%) OO
12 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
13 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Axure RP
13 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Android
13 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
13 6 (16.22%) Python
13 6 (16.22%) VBA
13 6 (16.22%) .NET
14 5 (13.51%) Derivative
14 5 (13.51%) Mathematics

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 12 (32.43%) Confluence
2 1 (2.70%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (32.43%) HTTP
1 12 (32.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) JIRA
2 6 (16.22%) Axure RP
3 4 (10.81%) Cucumber
3 4 (10.81%) FitNesse
3 4 (10.81%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) NUnit
General
1 32 (86.49%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Front Office
3 5 (13.51%) Back Office
4 4 (10.81%) Legal
5 1 (2.70%) Banking
5 1 (2.70%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Analyst
2 16 (43.24%) QA Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Developer
3 12 (32.43%) QA Test Analyst
3 12 (32.43%) Test Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Business Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
4 7 (18.92%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Manual Test Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Junior
7 4 (10.81%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Junior Business Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (10.81%) Senior QA Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (8.11%) Software Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Technical Business Analyst
9 2 (5.41%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (43.24%) CSS
1 16 (43.24%) HTML
2 10 (27.03%) HTML5
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) Gherkin
5 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.70%) JDBC
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) NumPy
6 1 (2.70%) Pandas
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
6 1 (2.70%) SciPy
6 1 (2.70%) STL
6 1 (2.70%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (2.70%) WCF
6 1 (2.70%) WinForms
6 1 (2.70%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Mobile App
2 11 (29.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (27.03%) Spread Betting
4 5 (13.51%) Algorithms
4 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.51%) Derivative
4 5 (13.51%) Hedge funds
4 5 (13.51%) Mathematics
4 5 (13.51%) Virtual Team
5 4 (10.81%) Client/Server
5 4 (10.81%) Equities
5 4 (10.81%) Fixed Income
5 4 (10.81%) OTC Derivatives
6 3 (8.11%) Fintech
7 1 (2.70%) Clustering
7 1 (2.70%) iPad
7 1 (2.70%) iPhone
7 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Apple iOS
2 6 (16.22%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Front End Development
3 12 (32.43%) Defect Management
4 8 (21.62%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Manual Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Market Making
6 5 (13.51%) People Management
7 4 (10.81%) BDD
7 4 (10.81%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (10.81%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.41%) SDLC
9 1 (2.70%) High Availability
9 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
9 1 (2.70%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 12 (32.43%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) Java
3 6 (16.22%) Python
3 6 (16.22%) VBA
4 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.41%) C++
5 2 (5.41%) PHP
6 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (45.95%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle
1 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
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