The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
London / City of London
Rank 149 150 181
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +31
Contract jobs citing DRM 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.033% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.039% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
Median daily rate £575 £750 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% +112.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £480 £413
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.50

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2534 2571 4165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 85.93% 84.88% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2010 2018 3258
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 38
Median hourly rate £55.00 £29.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.65% +41.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £13.00 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £53.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for DRM.

1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Essbase
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (40.00%) Broadcast Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (20.00%) Yammer
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
2 1 (20.00%) MDX
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) OCP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) ERP

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Essbase
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Broadcast Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Essbase Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Broadcast Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) OCP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle