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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 524 545 481
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -64
Contract jobs citing DRM 59 21 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.056% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 31
Average daily rate
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£575 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £595 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £250 £531
% change year-on-year
+120.00% -52.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £62.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-73.60% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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
38689 37247 31943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.33% 75.52% 74.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 25022 23920 19615
Average daily rate £418 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1115 1123 991
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £48.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +51 48 £600 +14.28% 7
North West - 5 - - 4
South East -15 4 £550 - 1
West Midlands -8 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
DRM
UK

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 31 (40.26%) Hyperion
1 31 (40.26%) Essbase
2 28 (36.36%) Finance
3 23 (29.87%) Video on Demand
4 21 (27.27%) Oracle
5 19 (24.68%) SQL
6 18 (23.38%) Hyperion Planning
7 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (14.29%) Hyperion Smart View
8 11 (14.29%) VBA
9 10 (12.99%) ETL
9 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.99%) Scrum
10 9 (11.69%) Internet
10 9 (11.69%) Asset Management
10 9 (11.69%) IPTV
11 8 (10.39%) Data Management
11 8 (10.39%) Degree
11 8 (10.39%) Selenium
11 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
11 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
11 8 (10.39%) Cucumber
11 8 (10.39%) Project Management
11 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
11 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.39%) Java
11 8 (10.39%) Linux
12 7 (9.09%) C++
12 7 (9.09%) MPEG

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (5.19%) Mule
1 4 (5.19%) Mule ESB
1 4 (5.19%) IIS
2 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) CMS
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Office
2 3 (3.90%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (3.90%) HFM
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.69%) Internet
2 6 (7.79%) Network Security
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (5.19%) HTTPS
4 4 (5.19%) FTP
4 4 (5.19%) HTTP
5 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.60%) SSH
6 2 (2.60%) DOCSIS
6 2 (2.60%) DVB
6 2 (2.60%) Telnet
6 2 (2.60%) MPLS
6 2 (2.60%) OSPF
6 2 (2.60%) BGP
6 2 (2.60%) VPN
6 2 (2.60%) RIP
6 2 (2.60%) SNMP
7 1 (1.30%) SSL
7 1 (1.30%) Firewall
7 1 (1.30%) DLNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (40.26%) Essbase
2 16 (20.78%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (14.29%) Hyperion Smart View
4 5 (6.49%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
6 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Selenium
1 8 (10.39%) WebDriver
1 8 (10.39%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.19%) JIRA
2 4 (5.19%) Fiddler
2 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.19%) SpecFlow
3 2 (2.60%) JMeter
3 2 (2.60%) TestDirector
General
1 28 (36.36%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (3.90%) Games
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 1 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (23.38%) Architect
1 18 (23.38%) Developer
2 14 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 12 (15.58%) Hyperion Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Hyperion Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Test Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Business Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Security Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Essbase Developer
7 5 (6.49%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Security Solutions Architect
8 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.90%) Change Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Designer
10 2 (2.60%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) Web Services
1 6 (7.79%) XML
2 5 (6.49%) SOAP
2 5 (6.49%) JSON
3 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.19%) RESTful
3 4 (5.19%) REST
3 4 (5.19%) FFmpeg
3 4 (5.19%) HTML
3 4 (5.19%) .NET
4 2 (2.60%) Silverlight
4 2 (2.60%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) CSS
5 1 (1.30%) Struts
5 1 (1.30%) DOM
5 1 (1.30%) JSP
5 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.30%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Video on Demand
2 9 (11.69%) IPTV
3 7 (9.09%) MPEG
4 6 (7.79%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.49%) Data Integration
5 5 (6.49%) STB
6 4 (5.19%) Wiki
6 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.19%) Streaming Video
6 4 (5.19%) DTV
7 2 (2.60%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (2.60%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.30%) PMI
8 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.30%) Chromecast
8 1 (1.30%) Apple TV
8 1 (1.30%) PlayStation
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (1.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 6 (7.79%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) VMS
4 2 (2.60%) Android
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.60%) UNIX
5 1 (1.30%) OpenBSD
5 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (12.99%) ETL
2 10 (12.99%) Scrum
3 9 (11.69%) Asset Management
4 8 (10.39%) Data Management
4 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
4 8 (10.39%) Project Management
4 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
4 8 (10.39%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 7 (9.09%) V-Model
6 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
6 6 (7.79%) Open Source
6 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (5.19%) Software Testing
8 4 (5.19%) Content Management
8 4 (5.19%) Document Management
8 4 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 11 (14.29%) VBA
3 8 (10.39%) Java
4 7 (9.09%) C++
5 6 (7.79%) C
6 5 (6.49%) C#
6 5 (6.49%) Ruby
7 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.90%) Jython
8 2 (2.60%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.30%) Python
9 1 (1.30%) VBScript
9 1 (1.30%) Perl
9 1 (1.30%) PHP
9 1 (1.30%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (10.39%) Degree
2 6 (7.79%) ACCA
3 4 (5.19%) CIMA
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) CISSP
4 1 (1.30%) PMP
4 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.30%) CISA
4 1 (1.30%) CISM
4 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (40.26%) Hyperion
2 21 (27.27%) Oracle
3 10 (12.99%) Microsoft
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco
5 3 (3.90%) Apple
5 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.60%) Tektronix
6 2 (2.60%) IBM
6 2 (2.60%) Adobe
7 1 (1.30%) HP
7 1 (1.30%) Informatica
7 1 (1.30%) Websense
7 1 (1.30%) McAfee
7 1 (1.30%) Symantec
7 1 (1.30%) Broadcom
7 1 (1.30%) Roku
7 1 (1.30%) Tandberg
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