The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - 114 -
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.35% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Average hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £15.38 -
% change year-on-year
+195.93% -
DRM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1808 1893 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 68.88% 72.67% 69.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 952 963 636
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 68
Average hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £20.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -21.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.90 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DRM across the Berkshire region.

DRM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the Berkshire region.

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

DRM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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DRM
South East

DRM
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DRM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DRM.

1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) LAMP
4 2 (28.57%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing DRM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DRM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) PHP Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior PHP Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) PHP Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) LAMP
3 1 (14.29%) RESTful
3 1 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) SQL