The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Contract for Difference in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Contract for Difference (CFD)
UK / England
Rank 818 919 909
Rank change year-on-year +101 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 1 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.008% 0.020%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.003% 0.020% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 9
Median salary £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% +4.34%  
UK excluding London median salary - - -

Contract for Difference is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30386 39336 38349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 38.55% 41.01% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24578 31842 30634
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Contract for Difference
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Contract for Difference as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Contract for Difference in England

Contract for Difference
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Contract for Difference in England

Contract for Difference
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
London +62 1 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Contract for Difference
UK

Contract for Difference
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 across the England region with a requirement for Contract for Difference.

1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 8 (72.73%) Front End Development
3 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) Java
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) Web Development
4 5 (45.45%) JIRA
4 5 (45.45%) QA
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
6 3 (27.27%) PHP
6 3 (27.27%) Spread Betting
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) Fintech
6 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
6 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
6 3 (27.27%) Confluence
6 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
7 2 (18.18%) User Experience
7 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
7 2 (18.18%) Market Making
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure

Contract for Difference
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (27.27%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) SugarCRM
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) HTTP
1 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Front Office
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Digital Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) C# GUI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) GUI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Java GUI Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) CSS
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (27.27%) Fintech
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile App
2 3 (27.27%) Spread Betting
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Hedge funds
3 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Front End Development
2 5 (45.45%) Web Development
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Market Making
4 2 (18.18%) Mathematics
4 2 (18.18%) OO
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA