The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - - 61
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £513 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.85% +105.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
DRM
West Midlands

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
600 620 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 78.74% 75.24% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 422 254
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £267 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £25.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.85 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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