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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 525 504 492
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -12
Contract jobs citing DRM 28 42 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.091% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.078% 0.12% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 28 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £357 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £550 £250
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +120.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
35674 33981 37500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.45% 73.32% 70.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 22568 21050 21971
Average daily rate £405 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 994 1335
Average hourly rate £24.00 £31.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.35 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
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 22 July 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 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 24 £375 -16.66% 5
South East - 2 £500 -
North West - 1 - -
South West - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
DRM
UK

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (31.58%) Hyperion
2 17 (29.82%) Oracle
3 14 (24.56%) Finance
4 13 (22.81%) HFM
4 13 (22.81%) Android
5 12 (21.05%) C
5 12 (21.05%) Video on Demand
6 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (17.54%) HTML
8 9 (15.79%) SQL
8 9 (15.79%) Web Services
8 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
9 8 (14.04%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (14.04%) Multimedia
9 8 (14.04%) IPTV
9 8 (14.04%) Android Development
10 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
10 7 (12.28%) CSS
10 7 (12.28%) Linux
10 7 (12.28%) DTV
10 7 (12.28%) TDD
10 7 (12.28%) Cryptography
11 6 (10.53%) Windows
11 6 (10.53%) HTTP
11 6 (10.53%) Games
11 6 (10.53%) Content Management
11 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
11 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
11 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
12 5 (8.77%) C++

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (7.02%) CMS
1 4 (7.02%) Node.js
2 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Office
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (22.81%) HFM
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (3.51%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 2 (3.51%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.02%) DLNA
3 3 (5.26%) 2G
3 3 (5.26%) RTSP
4 2 (3.51%) DVB
4 2 (3.51%) RTCP
4 2 (3.51%) RTP
5 1 (1.75%) Firewall
5 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.75%) Intranet
5 1 (1.75%) Internet
5 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.75%) UPnP
5 1 (1.75%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (8.77%) Essbase
3 4 (7.02%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.51%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
2 2 (3.51%) Selenium
2 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.75%) eggPlant
3 1 (1.75%) JUnit
3 1 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.75%) Subversion
3 1 (1.75%) Maven
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) JBehave
3 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Multimedia
3 6 (10.53%) Games
4 5 (8.77%) Electronics
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Billing
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 15 (26.32%) Consultant
3 14 (24.56%) Hyperion Consultant
4 8 (14.04%) Android Developer
5 7 (12.28%) Web Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Management Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Oracle Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) HFM Consultant
7 4 (7.02%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.51%) C++ Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (3.51%) Designer
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) HTML
2 9 (15.79%) Web Services
3 7 (12.28%) CSS
4 6 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.77%) HTML5
5 5 (8.77%) Middleware
6 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (7.02%) OAuth2
6 4 (7.02%) CSS3
7 3 (5.26%) Silverlight
7 3 (5.26%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) .NET
8 2 (3.51%) SyncML
8 2 (3.51%) DOM
8 2 (3.51%) Ajax
8 2 (3.51%) JSON
8 2 (3.51%) jQuery
8 2 (3.51%) RESTful
8 2 (3.51%) Backbone.js
8 2 (3.51%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Video on Demand
2 8 (14.04%) IPTV
3 7 (12.28%) DTV
3 7 (12.28%) Cryptography
4 5 (8.77%) MPEG
5 4 (7.02%) Streaming Video
5 4 (7.02%) STB
6 3 (5.26%) Interactive TV
6 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
6 3 (5.26%) Data Integration
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.51%) iPhone
7 2 (3.51%) Open Source
7 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.51%) GIS
8 1 (1.75%) PKI
8 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.75%) Social Media
8 1 (1.75%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.81%) Android
2 7 (12.28%) Linux
3 6 (10.53%) Windows
4 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) UNIX
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.04%) Android Development
4 7 (12.28%) TDD
5 6 (10.53%) Content Management
5 6 (10.53%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Workflow
8 3 (5.26%) OOP
8 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.26%) Scrum
9 2 (3.51%) Document Management
9 2 (3.51%) Business Development
9 2 (3.51%) Use Case
9 2 (3.51%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.51%) Quality Management
9 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.51%) OO
9 2 (3.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) C
2 9 (15.79%) SQL
3 7 (12.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.77%) ActionScript
4 5 (8.77%) C++
4 5 (8.77%) Java
5 4 (7.02%) Python
6 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.51%) Ruby
6 2 (3.51%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) ActionScript 3.0
7 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.75%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Hyperion
2 17 (29.82%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) CA
4 2 (3.51%) JBoss
4 2 (3.51%) Mercator
4 2 (3.51%) ESRI
5 1 (1.75%) VMware
5 1 (1.75%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) Ericsson
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
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