Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Contract for Difference (CFD)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 805 862
Rank change year-on-year -25 +57 +8
Permanent jobs citing Contract for Difference 14 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.019% 0.051% 0.060%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.038% 0.11% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 38 51
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £89,125 £63,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%

Contract for Difference is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 37070 34826 42738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.41% 45.85% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26491 29544 35056
London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +3.54% +2.73%
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Contract for Difference
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Contract for Difference as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +9 7 £80,000 +48.84% 1
Contract for Difference
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (42.86%) Spread Betting
4 5 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (35.71%) Fintech
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) JIRA
5 4 (28.57%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) Java
5 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
6 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (21.43%) HTML5
6 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
6 3 (21.43%) MetaTrader
6 3 (21.43%) Concurrent Programming
6 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
6 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
6 3 (21.43%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) J2SE

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 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) MySQL
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Axure RP
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Core Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Salesforce Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Python Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Report Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Informatica Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) FIX Protocol
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) J2SE
3 3 (21.43%) Java SE
3 3 (21.43%) XML
4 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 2 (14.29%) React
4 2 (14.29%) Visualforce
5 1 (7.14%) Core Animation
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) Middleware
5 1 (7.14%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) WPF
5 1 (7.14%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 6 (42.86%) Spread Betting
2 5 (35.71%) Fintech
3 3 (21.43%) Derivative
3 3 (21.43%) Hedge funds
4 1 (7.14%) Animation
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
2 4 (28.57%) Multithreading
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) Concurrent Programming
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (21.43%) OO
3 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (21.43%) Refactoring
4 2 (14.29%) API Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Development
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Apex Code
5 2 (14.29%) VBA
6 1 (7.14%) C++
6 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Informatica
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com