The first table below looks at the demand for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 558 472 500
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +28
Contract jobs citing DRM 32 31 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.072% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.084% 0.099% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 42
Average daily rate £418 £488 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.35% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £588 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £506 £500
% change year-on-year
-50.61% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.63 - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37958 31464 38928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.95% 73.02% 69.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 23972 19227 22646
Average daily rate £405 £413 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 981 1339
Average hourly rate £27.88 £32.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.89% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
DRM
UK

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in England

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in England

DRM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DRM Daily Rate Histogram in England

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in England

DRM
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM across the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

DRM Hourly Rate Histogram in England

DRM
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -19 23 £446 +5.00% 9
South East -18 4 - -
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
DRM
UK

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 27 (34.18%) Hyperion
2 24 (30.38%) Oracle
3 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
4 18 (22.78%) JSON
5 17 (21.52%) REST
6 16 (20.25%) Windows
7 15 (18.99%) XML
7 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
8 14 (17.72%) Linux
9 13 (16.46%) TDD
9 13 (16.46%) Web Services
9 13 (16.46%) Data Conversion
10 12 (15.19%) Performance Management
11 11 (13.92%) C
11 11 (13.92%) Data Modelling
12 10 (12.66%) Finance
12 10 (12.66%) Streaming Video
12 10 (12.66%) HTML
12 10 (12.66%) Degree
12 10 (12.66%) VLAN
12 10 (12.66%) Ruby
12 10 (12.66%) Windows 7
12 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
12 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
13 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (11.39%) HFM
13 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
13 9 (11.39%) XPath
13 9 (11.39%) Problem Management
13 9 (11.39%) MCSE

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.27%) Node.js
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (11.39%) HFM
2 2 (2.53%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 2 (2.53%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.66%) VLAN
2 5 (6.33%) SSL
3 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.80%) DLNA
4 3 (3.80%) RTSP
4 3 (3.80%) Firewall
5 2 (2.53%) RTCP
5 2 (2.53%) RTP
5 2 (2.53%) LAN
5 2 (2.53%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.53%) WAN
5 2 (2.53%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.27%) NAS
6 1 (1.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.27%) HTTP
6 1 (1.27%) VPN
6 1 (1.27%) DNS
6 1 (1.27%) Intranet
6 1 (1.27%) SAN
6 1 (1.27%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.59%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
2 6 (7.59%) Hyperion Smart View
3 5 (6.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) Essbase
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
3 4 (5.06%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (5.06%) Jasmine
4 2 (2.53%) NUnit
4 2 (2.53%) JIRA
4 2 (2.53%) Selenium
4 2 (2.53%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (2.53%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.27%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.27%) JBehave
5 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.27%) Maven
5 1 (1.27%) JUnit
5 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (12.66%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Publishing
3 7 (8.86%) Games
4 6 (7.59%) Electronics
5 5 (6.33%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.53%) Advertising
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (31.65%) Developer
2 21 (26.58%) Consultant
3 14 (17.72%) Hyperion Consultant
4 13 (16.46%) Oracle Consultant
5 11 (13.92%) Analyst
6 10 (12.66%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (7.59%) Software Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (5.06%) Web Developer
8 4 (5.06%) Hyperion Analyst
9 3 (3.80%) HFM Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Management Consultant
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 3 (3.80%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.53%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) JSON
2 17 (21.52%) REST
3 15 (18.99%) XML
4 13 (16.46%) Web Services
5 10 (12.66%) HTML
6 8 (10.13%) Silverlight
6 8 (10.13%) RESTful
7 5 (6.33%) CSS
7 5 (6.33%) Middleware
8 4 (5.06%) DOM
8 4 (5.06%) Ajax
8 4 (5.06%) jQuery
8 4 (5.06%) Backbone.js
8 4 (5.06%) Ember.js
8 4 (5.06%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.80%) WPF
9 3 (3.80%) SOAP
10 2 (2.53%) Cocoa
10 2 (2.53%) SyncML
10 2 (2.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.46%) Data Conversion
2 10 (12.66%) Streaming Video
3 7 (8.86%) Open Source
4 6 (7.59%) IPTV
5 5 (6.33%) Social Media
6 4 (5.06%) DTV
6 4 (5.06%) MPEG
6 4 (5.06%) Data Integration
6 4 (5.06%) Video on Demand
7 3 (3.80%) Mobile App
7 3 (3.80%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
7 3 (3.80%) iPhone
7 3 (3.80%) Interactive TV
7 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
8 2 (2.53%) GIS
9 1 (1.27%) MHEG
9 1 (1.27%) iPad
9 1 (1.27%) PKI
9 1 (1.27%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.86%) Android
5 5 (6.33%) Ubuntu
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (5.06%) Apple iOS
7 3 (3.80%) Windows Phone
7 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.46%) TDD
2 12 (15.19%) Performance Management
3 11 (13.92%) Data Modelling
4 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
4 9 (11.39%) Problem Management
5 8 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.86%) ITIL
6 7 (8.86%) Scrum
7 6 (7.59%) Content Management
8 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (6.33%) MVC
9 4 (5.06%) OOP
9 4 (5.06%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.80%) User Stories
10 3 (3.80%) MVVM
10 3 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (3.80%) OO
11 2 (2.53%) Validation
11 2 (2.53%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.32%) JavaScript
2 11 (13.92%) C
3 10 (12.66%) Ruby
4 9 (11.39%) XPath
5 8 (10.13%) C++
6 5 (6.33%) Python
7 4 (5.06%) Java
8 3 (3.80%) Golang
8 3 (3.80%) SQL
8 3 (3.80%) XAML
8 3 (3.80%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.53%) VBScript
9 2 (2.53%) ActionScript
9 2 (2.53%) C#
9 2 (2.53%) Lua
9 2 (2.53%) ActionScript 3.0
10 1 (1.27%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 9 (11.39%) MCSE
2 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.39%) A+ Certification
3 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) EnCE
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
4 1 (1.27%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.27%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (34.18%) Hyperion
2 24 (30.38%) Oracle
3 4 (5.06%) VMware
3 4 (5.06%) CA
4 3 (3.80%) Google
5 2 (2.53%) ESRI
5 2 (2.53%) Cisco
5 2 (2.53%) Mercator
5 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.27%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.27%) JBoss
6 1 (1.27%) Ericsson
6 1 (1.27%) NetApp
London
Lucas Kennedy
Rate: Market Rates
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