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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - 59 -
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
501 458 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 65.32% 69.92% 67.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 314 251
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 £200 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £175.00 £18.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.14% +822.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.00 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £175.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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

DRM
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) RTCP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) RTCP
1 1 (100.00%) RTP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) GIS
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Content Management
1 1 (100.00%) Use Case
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience Design
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) ESRI