The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 538 530 506
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -24
Contract jobs citing DRM 40 32 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.079% 0.067% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.090% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 40
Average daily rate
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£350 £450 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
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
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37593 35462 37976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.67% 73.73% 71.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 23709 22246 22478
Average daily rate £413 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1066 975 1367
Average hourly rate £22.50 £29.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.60 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 28 August 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
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 28 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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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
London +16 31 £375 -16.66% 8
South East -3 8 £325 -35.00%
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £250 - 1
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
DRM
UK

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 20 (32.79%) Hyperion
2 19 (31.15%) Oracle
3 18 (29.51%) Finance
4 17 (27.87%) HFM
5 13 (21.31%) Linux
6 12 (19.67%) Windows
6 12 (19.67%) Video on Demand
7 10 (16.39%) Android
7 10 (16.39%) Oracle Reports
7 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (14.75%) SQL
8 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
8 9 (14.75%) IPTV
9 8 (13.11%) Android Development
9 8 (13.11%) C
9 8 (13.11%) HTML
10 7 (11.48%) CSS
10 7 (11.48%) Web Services
10 7 (11.48%) Content Management
11 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
11 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
11 6 (9.84%) DTV
11 6 (9.84%) Cryptography
11 6 (9.84%) TDD
11 6 (9.84%) Essbase
11 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
11 6 (9.84%) ActionScript
11 6 (9.84%) .NET
12 5 (8.20%) Oracle Financials
12 5 (8.20%) MPEG

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (6.56%) Node.js
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (27.87%) HFM
2 5 (8.20%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.28%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (3.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (3.28%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) HTTP
2 4 (6.56%) DLNA
3 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.92%) 2G
3 3 (4.92%) RTSP
4 2 (3.28%) RTCP
4 2 (3.28%) RTP
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.64%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.64%) Broadband
5 1 (1.64%) WAN
5 1 (1.64%) FTP
5 1 (1.64%) UPnP
5 1 (1.64%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (9.84%) Essbase
3 5 (8.20%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.28%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.64%) Selenium
3 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Electronics
3 4 (6.56%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.28%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Billing
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Consultant
3 16 (26.23%) Hyperion Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Android Developer
5 6 (9.84%) HFM Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Management Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) PHP Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Web Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.11%) HTML
2 7 (11.48%) CSS
2 7 (11.48%) Web Services
3 6 (9.84%) .NET
3 6 (9.84%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (6.56%) OAuth2
4 4 (6.56%) CSS3
4 4 (6.56%) HTML5
4 4 (6.56%) Middleware
5 3 (4.92%) Silverlight
5 3 (4.92%) J2EE
6 2 (3.28%) DOM
6 2 (3.28%) Ajax
6 2 (3.28%) JSON
6 2 (3.28%) SyncML
6 2 (3.28%) jQuery
6 2 (3.28%) RESTful
6 2 (3.28%) Backbone.js
6 2 (3.28%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Video on Demand
2 9 (14.75%) IPTV
3 6 (9.84%) Cryptography
3 6 (9.84%) DTV
4 5 (8.20%) MPEG
5 4 (6.56%) Streaming Video
5 4 (6.56%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (6.56%) STB
6 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.92%) Interactive TV
6 3 (4.92%) Social Media
6 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.28%) iPhone
7 2 (3.28%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.28%) Tandem
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.28%) GIS
8 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (21.31%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 10 (16.39%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.75%) Software Engineering
3 8 (13.11%) Android Development
4 7 (11.48%) Content Management
5 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
5 6 (9.84%) TDD
6 5 (8.20%) Workflow
6 5 (8.20%) Migration
7 4 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.92%) Analytics
8 3 (4.92%) OOP
8 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (3.28%) SOA
9 2 (3.28%) OO
9 2 (3.28%) Scrum
9 2 (3.28%) Project Management
9 2 (3.28%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.28%) Data Security
9 2 (3.28%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.75%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) C
3 6 (9.84%) ActionScript
3 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.92%) PHP
4 3 (4.92%) Python
4 3 (4.92%) C#
5 2 (3.28%) C++
5 2 (3.28%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) Ruby
6 1 (1.64%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) Degree
1 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Hyperion
2 19 (31.15%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) CA
4 2 (3.28%) ESRI
4 2 (3.28%) Omniture
4 2 (3.28%) DoubleClick
4 2 (3.28%) JBoss
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe
5 1 (1.64%) HP
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.64%) Google
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
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