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 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 544 502 540
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +38
Contract jobs citing DRM 35 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.10% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.14% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 40 16
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£350 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £584 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £500
% change year-on-year
- -35.00%
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
38739 35662 36929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 25226 22568 21925
Average daily rate £423 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1102 1033 1380
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

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 October 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 October 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 +4 24 £525 +23.52% 4
South East -5 12 £325 -27.77%
South West - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
DRM
UK

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (31.75%) Oracle
1 20 (31.75%) Hyperion
2 18 (28.57%) Finance
3 16 (25.40%) HFM
4 15 (23.81%) Video on Demand
5 12 (19.05%) Essbase
5 12 (19.05%) Windows
6 11 (17.46%) Linux
6 11 (17.46%) Web Services
7 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.87%) IPTV
8 9 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (14.29%) SQL
8 9 (14.29%) Android Development
8 9 (14.29%) Android
9 8 (12.70%) ActionScript
9 8 (12.70%) Oracle Financials
10 7 (11.11%) PHP
10 7 (11.11%) STB
10 7 (11.11%) Migration
10 7 (11.11%) Workflow
10 7 (11.11%) Cryptography
11 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
11 6 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
11 6 (9.52%) Multimedia
11 6 (9.52%) CSS
11 6 (9.52%) HTML
11 6 (9.52%) Project Management
11 6 (9.52%) HTTP
12 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (6.35%) Node.js
2 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.59%) JBoss
3 1 (1.59%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) MS Office
1 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (25.40%) HFM
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (6.35%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (3.17%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) HTTP
2 3 (4.76%) DVB
2 3 (4.76%) Internet
2 3 (4.76%) 2G
3 2 (3.17%) DLNA
3 2 (3.17%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.17%) UPnP
4 1 (1.59%) Broadband
4 1 (1.59%) FTP
4 1 (1.59%) WAN
4 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Essbase
2 9 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (3.17%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) Selenium
2 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Multimedia
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
4 3 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
5 2 (3.17%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Billing
6 1 (1.59%) Games
6 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Consultant
3 15 (23.81%) Hyperion Consultant
4 8 (12.70%) Android Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
5 6 (9.52%) PHP Developer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
6 5 (7.94%) HFM Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Front-End Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.76%) Software Engineer
8 3 (4.76%) PHP LAMP Developer
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Web Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (3.17%) Hyperion Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.46%) Web Services
2 6 (9.52%) CSS
2 6 (9.52%) HTML
3 5 (7.94%) LAMP
3 5 (7.94%) RESTful
3 5 (7.94%) AngularJS
4 4 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (6.35%) OAuth2
4 4 (6.35%) CSS3
4 4 (6.35%) HTML5
4 4 (6.35%) .NET
4 4 (6.35%) SOAP
5 3 (4.76%) Middleware
5 3 (4.76%) REST
6 2 (3.17%) JSON
7 1 (1.59%) J2EE
7 1 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) DOM
7 1 (1.59%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.59%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Video on Demand
2 10 (15.87%) IPTV
3 7 (11.11%) STB
3 7 (11.11%) Cryptography
4 5 (7.94%) Streaming Video
4 5 (7.94%) Over-the-Top Content
5 4 (6.35%) MPEG
5 4 (6.35%) DTV
6 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.17%) Social Media
7 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.17%) User Experience
7 2 (3.17%) Tandem
8 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.59%) iPhone
8 1 (1.59%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.59%) Animation
8 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.59%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.05%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 9 (14.29%) Android
4 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.29%) Android Development
3 7 (11.11%) Migration
3 7 (11.11%) Workflow
4 6 (9.52%) Multithreading
4 6 (9.52%) Project Management
5 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.94%) Content Management
6 3 (4.76%) ERP
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.76%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.76%) TDD
6 3 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (4.76%) E-business
6 3 (4.76%) Business Development
6 3 (4.76%) Analytics
7 2 (3.17%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.17%) Social Media Monitoring
7 2 (3.17%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) ActionScript
3 7 (11.11%) PHP
4 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.35%) C
5 3 (4.76%) C#
5 3 (4.76%) Java
6 2 (3.17%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.17%) C++
7 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 1 (1.59%) ACCA
1 1 (1.59%) ISEB
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.59%) Basel II
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (31.75%) Oracle
1 20 (31.75%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.76%) JD Edwards
2 3 (4.76%) Adobe
3 2 (3.17%) Omniture
3 2 (3.17%) DoubleClick
3 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.59%) SAP
4 1 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (1.59%) Symbian
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.59%) Google
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