The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 26 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £15.38 -
% change year-on-year
+195.93% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
420 369 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 68.07% 64.51% 65.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 220 171
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 26
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.92 £9.00 £10.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £30.00 £34.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham