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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 603 571 563
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing DRM 26 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.085% 0.058%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.11% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 21
Median daily rate £428 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £394 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £635 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £518 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.49% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
41433 41340 38406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 83.05% 79.98% 78.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27617 27390 24287
Median daily rate £448 £420 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.54% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 956 1081 1104
Median hourly rate £28.50 £27.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.19 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -22 16 £550 +18.91% 4
North West - 4 £428 -
Yorkshire 0 3 £400 -5.88%
South East - 2 £288 -
South West - 1 £475 -
DRM
UK

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.09%) Video on Demand
3 17 (24.64%) Finance
4 16 (23.19%) Oracle
4 16 (23.19%) SOA
5 15 (21.74%) Java
6 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
7 13 (18.84%) Hyperion
7 13 (18.84%) Workflow
8 12 (17.39%) MySQL
9 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
10 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
10 10 (14.49%) Broadcast Engineering
11 9 (13.04%) Scrum
11 9 (13.04%) VMware
11 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (13.04%) HFM
12 8 (11.59%) IPTV
12 8 (11.59%) Release Management
12 8 (11.59%) Data Integration
12 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
12 8 (11.59%) Essbase
12 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
12 8 (11.59%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (11.59%) Web Services
12 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (10.14%) Talend
13 7 (10.14%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (10.14%) Docker

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 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
1 7 (10.14%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.80%) CMS
3 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (13.04%) HFM
2 7 (10.14%) SAP MDM
3 6 (8.70%) Hyperion Planning
4 5 (7.25%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.45%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.14%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (10.14%) Amazon S3
2 7 (10.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (10.14%) Veeva
3 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) Skype
2 6 (8.70%) Internet
2 6 (8.70%) LDAP
3 5 (7.25%) S/MIME
3 5 (7.25%) SSH
4 3 (4.35%) DLNA
4 3 (4.35%) DVB
4 3 (4.35%) HTTP
4 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.35%) UPnP
5 2 (2.90%) BGP
5 2 (2.90%) DOCSIS
5 2 (2.90%) MPLS
5 2 (2.90%) Multicast
5 2 (2.90%) OSPF
5 2 (2.90%) RIP
5 2 (2.90%) SNMP
5 2 (2.90%) Telnet
5 2 (2.90%) Unicast
5 2 (2.90%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) MySQL
2 8 (11.59%) Essbase
3 7 (10.14%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (10.14%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (10.14%) Star Schema
4 5 (7.25%) Hyperion Smart View
5 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.35%) Riak
7 1 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.14%) ERwin
2 7 (10.14%) Talend Open Studio
3 6 (8.70%) Subversion
4 3 (4.35%) Calabash
4 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.35%) Hudson
4 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.35%) JIRA
4 3 (4.35%) JUnit
4 3 (4.35%) Maven
4 3 (4.35%) Robotium
4 3 (4.35%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (24.64%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.90%) Games
3 2 (2.90%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.90%) Publishing
4 1 (1.45%) Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Billing
4 1 (1.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.45%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Legal
4 1 (1.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (24.64%) Architect
2 15 (21.74%) Developer
3 13 (18.84%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (10.14%) ETL Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.14%) Senior ETL Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Consultant
6 5 (7.25%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Broadcast Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Hyperion Support
8 3 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Talend Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Android Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) iOS Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) IPTV Architect
9 2 (2.90%) Video On Demand Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.59%) Web Services
2 6 (8.70%) REST
3 5 (7.25%) JSON
3 5 (7.25%) XML
4 3 (4.35%) RESTful
4 3 (4.35%) Silverlight
4 3 (4.35%) WireMock
5 2 (2.90%) .NET
5 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) LAMP
5 2 (2.90%) Node.js
5 2 (2.90%) PlayReady
5 2 (2.90%) Symfony
5 2 (2.90%) Widevine
6 1 (1.45%) Middleware
6 1 (1.45%) OAuth
6 1 (1.45%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.45%) SAML
6 1 (1.45%) WCF
6 1 (1.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) Video on Demand
2 8 (11.59%) Data Integration
2 8 (11.59%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.59%) IPTV
3 7 (10.14%) PKI
3 7 (10.14%) User Experience
3 7 (10.14%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (8.70%) Digital TV
4 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.70%) Streaming Video
5 5 (7.25%) STB
6 3 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.35%) BBC
6 3 (4.35%) Over-the-Top Content
6 3 (4.35%) Streaming Media
7 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.90%) MPEG
8 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.45%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Linux
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 4 (5.80%) Android
2 4 (5.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.35%) Unix
3 3 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.90%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) SOA
3 13 (18.84%) Workflow
4 11 (15.94%) Automated Testing
5 10 (14.49%) Broadcast Engineering
5 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (13.04%) Scrum
7 8 (11.59%) Data Modelling
7 8 (11.59%) Release Management
8 7 (10.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 7 (10.14%) ETL
8 7 (10.14%) Identity Management
8 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.14%) Server Virtualisation
9 6 (8.70%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (7.25%) Data Reconciliation
10 5 (7.25%) TDD
11 4 (5.80%) Project Management
11 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
12 3 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.74%) Java
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.35%) C#
3 3 (4.35%) Objective-C
3 3 (4.35%) SQL
4 2 (2.90%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.90%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (2.90%) AWK
4 2 (2.90%) BrightScript
4 2 (2.90%) C
4 2 (2.90%) C++
4 2 (2.90%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (2.90%) Lua
4 2 (2.90%) PHP
4 2 (2.90%) Python
4 2 (2.90%) sed
4 2 (2.90%) VBScript
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.80%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) CCNA
5 1 (1.45%) CCSA
5 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.45%) CISM
5 1 (1.45%) CISSP
5 1 (1.45%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.14%) Docker
2 7 (10.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Oracle
2 14 (20.29%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.84%) Hyperion
4 9 (13.04%) VMware
5 8 (11.59%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (10.14%) Concur
6 7 (10.14%) Infor
6 7 (10.14%) SAP
6 7 (10.14%) Talend
7 4 (5.80%) Adobe
8 3 (4.35%) Remedy
9 2 (2.90%) Apple
9 2 (2.90%) Nagra
9 2 (2.90%) Percona
9 2 (2.90%) Roku
9 2 (2.90%) Tektronix
10 1 (1.45%) Conax
10 1 (1.45%) DoubleClick
10 1 (1.45%) Isilon
10 1 (1.45%) Verimatrix