The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 145 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DRM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£250 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DRM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2410 1690 2096
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 76.17% 70.98% 68.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 863 1094
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 114 213
Average hourly rate £28.50 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.80 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the East of England region.

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

DRM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - - - - 1
DRM
England

DRM
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) MPEG
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) CA
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) DTV
2 3 (75.00%) Electronics
2 3 (75.00%) RTSP
2 3 (75.00%) Interactive TV
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) IPTV
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) DLNA
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Python

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) RTSP
1 3 (75.00%) DLNA
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (75.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) MPEG
1 3 (75.00%) DTV
1 3 (75.00%) Interactive TV
1 3 (75.00%) IPTV
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CA