The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Contract for Difference in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Contract for Difference over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Contract for Difference (CFD)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 626 662
Rank change year-on-year +19 +36  
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 9 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.045% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.053% 0.097% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 11
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 £41,400 £55,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £84,500 £50,000
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17102 18530 20756
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 47.20% 46.25% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13012 15715 17007
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Contract for Difference
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

Contract for Difference
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Contract for Difference in London

Contract for Difference
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Contract for Difference in London over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Contract for Difference in London

Contract for Difference
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +26 3 £43,000 -25.21% 4
Contract for Difference
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for Contract for Difference.

1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 7 (70.00%) Spread Betting
2 7 (70.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Derivative
5 3 (30.00%) Animation
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) Core Animation
5 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
5 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) React
6 2 (20.00%) Fintech
6 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) CMS
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (10.00%) WordPress
7 1 (10.00%) WCF

Contract for Difference
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (10.00%) Drupal
2 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Applications Developer
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Middle Office Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Middle Office Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Core Animation
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Akka
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (10.00%) J2SE
3 1 (10.00%) Java SE
3 1 (10.00%) jQuery
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) WPF
3 1 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (10.00%) XML Messaging
3 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 7 (70.00%) Spread Betting
2 4 (40.00%) Derivative
3 3 (30.00%) Animation
4 2 (20.00%) Fintech
5 1 (10.00%) Equities
5 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Android
1 3 (30.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) iOS Development
2 3 (30.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
3Search
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Leading Bonus, Pens etc
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £70,000 to £85,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago