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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Contract for Difference (CFD)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 845 889 933
Rank change year-on-year +44 +44  
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 10 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.028% 0.047% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 17
Median salary £60,000 £61,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.04% +36.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £84,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 - £46,500

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 35272 38662 42764
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 42.26% 41.72% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27738 32139 34441
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £79,000
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
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Contract for Difference in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 June 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 +25 9 £60,000 -2.04% 8
East of England - 1 £40,000 -
Contract for Difference
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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%) Spread Betting
3 7 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (36.36%) Derivative
6 3 (27.27%) Animation
6 3 (27.27%) JIRA
6 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
6 3 (27.27%) C#
6 3 (27.27%) C++
6 3 (27.27%) HTML
6 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 3 (27.27%) CSS
6 3 (27.27%) Android
6 3 (27.27%) Core Animation
6 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
6 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
7 2 (18.18%) Fintech
7 2 (18.18%) React
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) .NET
7 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
7 2 (18.18%) Retail
7 2 (18.18%) CMS
7 2 (18.18%) QA
7 2 (18.18%) WPF

Contract for Difference
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Drupal
2 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (9.09%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 9 (81.82%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Applications Developer
2 3 (27.27%) iOS Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Python Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Content Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Core Animation
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
2 2 (18.18%) React
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
3 1 (9.09%) Akka
3 1 (9.09%) CSS3
3 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) J2SE
3 1 (9.09%) jQuery
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Sass
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Spread Betting
2 7 (63.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (36.36%) Derivative
4 3 (27.27%) Animation
5 2 (18.18%) Fintech
6 1 (9.09%) Equities
6 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
6 1 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
6 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) iOS Development
2 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
3 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Concurrent Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Front End Development
4 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
4 1 (9.09%) Microservices
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreaded Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Refactoring
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) PHP
3 1 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore
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