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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 190 193 199
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing DRM 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.14% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.18% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 0
Average daily rate
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£355 £305 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.39% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £15.63 -
% change year-on-year
+191.20% -
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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 City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4349 5125 4535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.80% 77.07% 75.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3769 3440
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 88
Average hourly rate £19.00 £23.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.14% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.63 £52.82 £107.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

DRM Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (63.64%) HTTP
1 7 (63.64%) Video on Demand
2 4 (36.36%) HTML5
2 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
2 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (36.36%) OAuth2
2 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 4 (36.36%) CSS3
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) DSDM
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) C
3 3 (27.27%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) C++
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Security Testing

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) Node.js
2 3 (27.27%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HFM
1 2 (18.18%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (9.09%) Essbase
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) Fiddler
1 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
1 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
1 4 (36.36%) Front-End Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Hyperion Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) CSS
1 4 (36.36%) HTML5
1 4 (36.36%) CSS3
1 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
1 4 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (36.36%) OAuth2
2 3 (27.27%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 3 (27.27%) JSON
2 3 (27.27%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Video on Demand
2 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) DSDM
1 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Performance Testing
1 3 (27.27%) Security Testing
1 3 (27.27%) V-Model
1 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
1 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
1 3 (27.27%) BDD
1 3 (27.27%) Scrum
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) E-business
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) SSADM
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) C#
1 3 (27.27%) C++
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ACCA
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9000
1 1 (9.09%) Basel II
1 1 (9.09%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
3 1 (9.09%) JD Edwards
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe