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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 161 162 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +35
Contract jobs citing DRM 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.029% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.036% 0.034% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £750 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £600 £350
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
DRM
London

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
2786 2911 4624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 87.06% 84.13% 80.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 2207 2334 3614
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 £308 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 52
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +38.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £18.70 £10.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.60 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
1 1 (50.00%) Skype

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 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) MDX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft