The first table below looks at the demand for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 23 April 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 London 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 387 372 385
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Contract jobs citing DRM 22 19 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.086% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.11% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 23
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £513 £493
% change year-on-year
-51.21% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £62.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18461 16716 20512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.55% 76.04% 73.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 13072 11610 13418
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 222 328
Average hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £32.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +23.07%
DRM
England

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in London

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DRM across the London region.

DRM Daily Rate Trend in London

DRM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM across the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

DRM Daily Rate Histogram in London

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the London region.

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in London

DRM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the London region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -10 5 £408 -29.13% 2
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 25 (40.98%) Hyperion
2 22 (36.07%) Oracle
3 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 18 (29.51%) JSON
5 17 (27.87%) REST
6 15 (24.59%) XML
7 13 (21.31%) Web Services
7 13 (21.31%) TDD
7 13 (21.31%) Data Conversion
8 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
9 11 (18.03%) Linux
9 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
9 11 (18.03%) Performance Management
10 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
10 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
10 10 (16.39%) HTML
10 10 (16.39%) Ruby
10 10 (16.39%) Streaming Video
11 9 (14.75%) Publishing
11 9 (14.75%) XPath
12 8 (13.11%) Silverlight
12 8 (13.11%) RESTful
12 8 (13.11%) Finance
12 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (13.11%) C++
13 7 (11.48%) C
13 7 (11.48%) HFM
13 7 (11.48%) Scrum
13 7 (11.48%) Games
13 7 (11.48%) Open Source

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 5 (8.20%) CMS
2 4 (6.56%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) HFM
2 2 (3.28%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.64%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (1.64%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.20%) SSL
2 2 (3.28%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.28%) Firewall
2 2 (3.28%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
3 1 (1.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) HTTP
3 1 (1.64%) RTCP
3 1 (1.64%) RTP
3 1 (1.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) Relational Database
2 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.20%) MySQL
4 4 (6.56%) Hyperion Smart View
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.28%) Essbase
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.84%) Subversion
3 4 (6.56%) Jasmine
3 4 (6.56%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 2 (3.28%) JIRA
4 2 (3.28%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.28%) NUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.64%) JUnit
5 1 (1.64%) Maven
5 1 (1.64%) eggPlant
5 1 (1.64%) JBehave
5 1 (1.64%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (14.75%) Publishing
2 8 (13.11%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Games
4 5 (8.20%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.28%) Advertising
5 2 (3.28%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (40.98%) Developer
2 18 (29.51%) Consultant
3 12 (19.67%) Hyperion Consultant
4 11 (18.03%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (8.20%) Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Hyperion Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Ruby Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Security Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Silverlight Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.28%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.28%) Tester
8 2 (3.28%) Lead Designer
8 2 (3.28%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.51%) JSON
2 17 (27.87%) REST
3 15 (24.59%) XML
4 13 (21.31%) Web Services
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
6 8 (13.11%) Silverlight
6 8 (13.11%) RESTful
7 5 (8.20%) CSS
8 4 (6.56%) jQuery
8 4 (6.56%) Backbone.js
8 4 (6.56%) Ember.js
8 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
8 4 (6.56%) Ajax
8 4 (6.56%) DOM
9 3 (4.92%) SOAP
9 3 (4.92%) WPF
10 2 (3.28%) Cocoa Touch
10 2 (3.28%) Cocoa
11 1 (1.64%) XHTML
11 1 (1.64%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Conversion
2 10 (16.39%) Streaming Video
3 7 (11.48%) Open Source
4 5 (8.20%) Social Media
5 4 (6.56%) Video on Demand
6 3 (4.92%) IPTV
6 3 (4.92%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.28%) iPhone
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.64%) DTV
8 1 (1.64%) STB
8 1 (1.64%) PKI
8 1 (1.64%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.64%) GIS
8 1 (1.64%) iPad
8 1 (1.64%) MHEG
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Windows
3 5 (8.20%) Ubuntu
3 5 (8.20%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.31%) TDD
2 11 (18.03%) Data Modelling
2 11 (18.03%) Performance Management
3 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.48%) Scrum
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.20%) Content Management
6 5 (8.20%) MVC
7 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.56%) OOP
8 3 (4.92%) OO
8 3 (4.92%) User Stories
8 3 (4.92%) MVVM
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.28%) Product Management
9 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.28%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (3.28%) BDD
9 2 (3.28%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.39%) Ruby
3 9 (14.75%) XPath
4 8 (13.11%) C++
5 7 (11.48%) C
6 5 (8.20%) Python
7 3 (4.92%) Java
7 3 (4.92%) XAML
7 3 (4.92%) Objective-C
7 3 (4.92%) Golang
8 2 (3.28%) Lua
8 2 (3.28%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (3.28%) C#
8 2 (3.28%) SQL
8 2 (3.28%) VBScript
8 2 (3.28%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (1.64%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.64%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (40.98%) Hyperion
2 22 (36.07%) Oracle
3 3 (4.92%) Google
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 2 (3.28%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.28%) Mercator
4 2 (3.28%) Cisco
5 1 (1.64%) CA
5 1 (1.64%) NetApp
5 1 (1.64%) JBoss
5 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.64%) ESRI