The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 586 614 566
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -48
Contract jobs citing DRM 33 17 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.033% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.040% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 29
Median daily rate £440 £445 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% +27.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £360 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £428 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -
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
41617 42188 40741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.44% 81.12% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 27749 28067 25866
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1052 1168 1138
Median hourly rate £31.00 £32.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the England region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 22 £450 +1.12% 3
North West - 5 £428 -
East of England - 3 £500 - 2
South East +18 2 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £400 -
DRM
UK

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 England region with a requirement for DRM.

1 20 (35.09%) Hyperion
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 16 (28.07%) Essbase
2 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.05%) HFM
4 11 (19.30%) Hyperion Planning
4 11 (19.30%) Video on Demand
5 10 (17.54%) ETL
5 10 (17.54%) Oracle
6 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
7 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
8 7 (12.28%) REST
8 7 (12.28%) Java
9 6 (10.53%) MySQL
9 6 (10.53%) Windows
9 6 (10.53%) Linux
9 6 (10.53%) SOA
9 6 (10.53%) Digital TV
9 6 (10.53%) VMware
9 6 (10.53%) Subversion
9 6 (10.53%) User Experience
10 5 (8.77%) Nagra
10 5 (8.77%) SSH
10 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.77%) STB
10 5 (8.77%) TDD
10 5 (8.77%) IPTV
10 5 (8.77%) JSON
10 5 (8.77%) Tektronix
10 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (5.26%) CMS
1 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
1 3 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (21.05%) HFM
2 11 (19.30%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.75%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (1.75%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Amazon S3
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (1.75%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.75%) Route 53
3 1 (1.75%) Veeva
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (1.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
1 5 (8.77%) SSH
2 4 (7.02%) Skype
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 3 (5.26%) DVB
3 3 (5.26%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (5.26%) LDAP
3 3 (5.26%) Multicast
3 3 (5.26%) SSL
4 2 (3.51%) 802.11
4 2 (3.51%) BGP
4 2 (3.51%) DOCSIS
4 2 (3.51%) IPv4
4 2 (3.51%) IPv6
4 2 (3.51%) MPLS
4 2 (3.51%) OSPF
4 2 (3.51%) PPP
4 2 (3.51%) S/MIME
4 2 (3.51%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.07%) Essbase
2 6 (10.53%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 3 (5.26%) Riak
5 2 (3.51%) Hyperion Smart View
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.75%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Subversion
3 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.26%) Calabash
4 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.26%) Hudson
4 3 (5.26%) JIRA
4 3 (5.26%) JUnit
4 3 (5.26%) Maven
4 3 (5.26%) Robotium
4 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) ERwin
5 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Games
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Back Office
4 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.75%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (21.05%) Hyperion Support
2 11 (19.30%) Analyst
3 10 (17.54%) Hyperion Analyst
4 9 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Architect
5 8 (14.04%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Senior Support Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.77%) Consultant
9 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.26%) Essbase Support
10 3 (5.26%) Hyperion Planning Analyst
10 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.26%) Test Engineer
10 3 (5.26%) Test Leader
10 3 (5.26%) Video On Demand Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) Android Engineer
11 2 (3.51%) IPTV Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) REST
2 5 (8.77%) JSON
2 5 (8.77%) XML
3 4 (7.02%) PlayReady
3 4 (7.02%) Widevine
4 3 (5.26%) HEVC
4 3 (5.26%) LAMP
4 3 (5.26%) RESTful
4 3 (5.26%) Web Services
4 3 (5.26%) WireMock
5 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
5 2 (3.51%) Node.js
5 2 (3.51%) OpenEmbedded
5 2 (3.51%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.51%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.51%) Symfony
5 2 (3.51%) WebKit
5 2 (3.51%) Yocto
6 1 (1.75%) .NET
6 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Video on Demand
2 6 (10.53%) Digital TV
2 6 (10.53%) User Experience
3 5 (8.77%) IPTV
3 5 (8.77%) MPEG
3 5 (8.77%) STB
3 5 (8.77%) Streaming Video
4 3 (5.26%) Cryptography
4 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.26%) Streaming Media
4 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) BBC
6 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (7.02%) Android
2 4 (7.02%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (28.07%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) ETL
3 6 (10.53%) SOA
4 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
4 5 (8.77%) TDD
5 4 (7.02%) Broadcast Engineering
5 4 (7.02%) Change Management
5 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (7.02%) ERP
5 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.02%) Workflow
6 3 (5.26%) Coaching
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (5.26%) Mobile Development
6 3 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum
6 3 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) Java
2 4 (7.02%) C
3 3 (5.26%) C++
3 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.26%) Objective-C
3 3 (5.26%) Python
4 2 (3.51%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.51%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (3.51%) AWK
4 2 (3.51%) BrightScript
4 2 (3.51%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
4 2 (3.51%) Lua
4 2 (3.51%) PHP
4 2 (3.51%) sed
4 2 (3.51%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.75%) C#
5 1 (1.75%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) CISM
2 3 (5.26%) CISSP
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) MCSA
3 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) CCNA
4 1 (1.75%) CCSA
4 1 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) SLA
3 2 (3.51%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Docker
3 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 3 (5.26%) Nagios
2 3 (5.26%) TeMIP
3 1 (1.75%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 20 (35.09%) Hyperion
2 10 (17.54%) Oracle
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.53%) VMware
5 5 (8.77%) CA
5 5 (8.77%) Nagra
5 5 (8.77%) Tektronix
6 4 (7.02%) HP
7 3 (5.26%) Splunk
8 2 (3.51%) Adobe
8 2 (3.51%) Apple
8 2 (3.51%) Conax
8 2 (3.51%) Percona
8 2 (3.51%) Roku
8 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.51%) Verimatrix
9 1 (1.75%) Concur
9 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.75%) Talend
9 1 (1.75%) Veracode