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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 563 496 507
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +11
Contract jobs citing DRM 22 59 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.13% 0.074%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.059% 0.17% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 20
Average daily rate
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£355 £485 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.80% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £579 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £45.50 £15.63 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+191.20% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £15.63 -
% change year-on-year
+191.20% -
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
37258 35013 32335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.72% 74.27% 72.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24817 21952 19356
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £273 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1040 1086 1353
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -22 16 £363 -26.76% 3
South East -20 3 £475 - 1
South West - 2 £350 - 1
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
DRM
UK

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (30.30%) Hyperion
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 19 (28.79%) Oracle
3 18 (27.27%) Video on Demand
4 17 (25.76%) Windows
5 16 (24.24%) HFM
6 14 (21.21%) Linux
6 14 (21.21%) Essbase
7 13 (19.70%) C++
8 11 (16.67%) C
9 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.15%) IPTV
10 9 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
11 8 (12.12%) SQL
11 8 (12.12%) .NET
11 8 (12.12%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (12.12%) HTTP
12 7 (10.61%) PHP
12 7 (10.61%) ActionScript
12 7 (10.61%) Web Services
12 7 (10.61%) Electronics
12 7 (10.61%) Workflow
12 7 (10.61%) Migration
12 7 (10.61%) STB
12 7 (10.61%) RESTful
13 6 (9.09%) C#
13 6 (9.09%) MPEG
13 6 (9.09%) Project Management
13 6 (9.09%) Scrum

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (6.06%) Node.js
2 3 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 3 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) JBoss
3 1 (1.52%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (24.24%) HFM
2 8 (12.12%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (7.58%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.03%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (3.03%) Radian6
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) HTTP
2 5 (7.58%) DVB
3 4 (6.06%) DLNA
4 3 (4.55%) 2G
4 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.55%) HTTPS
5 2 (3.03%) Internet
5 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.03%) UPnP
6 1 (1.52%) Broadband
6 1 (1.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) Essbase
2 9 (13.64%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (6.06%) Hyperion Smart View
3 4 (6.06%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Selenium
1 3 (4.55%) Fiddler
1 3 (4.55%) WebDriver
1 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 3 (4.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (30.30%) Finance
2 7 (10.61%) Electronics
3 6 (9.09%) Multimedia
4 4 (6.06%) Marketing
5 3 (4.55%) Banking
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
7 1 (1.52%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Billing
7 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Developer
2 16 (24.24%) Consultant
3 14 (21.21%) Hyperion Consultant
4 6 (9.09%) PHP Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
5 5 (7.58%) Analyst
5 5 (7.58%) HFM Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Front-End Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.06%) C++ Developer
6 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 4 (6.06%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 3 (4.55%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Integration Engineer
8 2 (3.03%) Hyperion Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) Web Services
2 7 (10.61%) RESTful
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
3 5 (7.58%) Middleware
3 5 (7.58%) LAMP
3 5 (7.58%) CSS
3 5 (7.58%) HTML5
4 4 (6.06%) JSON
4 4 (6.06%) SOAP
4 4 (6.06%) XML
4 4 (6.06%) CSS3
4 4 (6.06%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (6.06%) OAuth2
5 3 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.55%) REST
6 2 (3.03%) JNI
7 1 (1.52%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.52%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Video on Demand
2 10 (15.15%) IPTV
3 7 (10.61%) STB
4 6 (9.09%) MPEG
5 5 (7.58%) DTV
5 5 (7.58%) Over-the-Top Content
6 4 (6.06%) Streaming Video
7 3 (4.55%) Cryptography
7 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 3 (4.55%) Open Source
8 2 (3.03%) Social Media
8 2 (3.03%) Tandem
8 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.52%) Copywriting
9 1 (1.52%) Data Integration
9 1 (1.52%) iPhone
9 1 (1.52%) Animation
9 1 (1.52%) iDTV
9 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.76%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.52%) UNIX
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 7 (10.61%) Workflow
3 7 (10.61%) Migration
4 6 (9.09%) Project Management
4 6 (9.09%) Scrum
5 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.58%) Android Development
6 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Security Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Business Development
7 3 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.55%) Software Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Content Management
7 3 (4.55%) E-business
7 3 (4.55%) Configuration Management
7 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.55%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.70%) C++
2 11 (16.67%) C
3 8 (12.12%) SQL
4 7 (10.61%) ActionScript
4 7 (10.61%) PHP
5 6 (9.09%) C#
6 5 (7.58%) Java
7 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.55%) Perl
7 3 (4.55%) Python
8 2 (3.03%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
8 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.52%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.52%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.03%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.52%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.52%) Basel II
2 1 (1.52%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Hyperion
2 19 (28.79%) Oracle
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.06%) Adobe
5 3 (4.55%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.03%) Omniture
6 2 (3.03%) DoubleClick
6 2 (3.03%) Sysomos
7 1 (1.52%) HP
7 1 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (1.52%) Symbian
7 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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