The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 357 380 361
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -19
Contract jobs citing DRM 46 15 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.066% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.085% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 7 25
Average daily rate
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£600 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £452 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £610 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £250 £513
% change year-on-year
+95.00% -51.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £62.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
DRM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17318 17624 17111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.13% 77.89% 77.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12201 12641 11801
Average daily rate £450 £435 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 267
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.88 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -34.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £53.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 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
City of London +16 12 £625 +21.95%
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 28 (49.12%) Hyperion
1 28 (49.12%) Essbase
2 26 (45.61%) Finance
3 20 (35.09%) Video on Demand
4 17 (29.82%) SQL
4 17 (29.82%) Oracle
5 16 (28.07%) Hyperion Planning
6 14 (24.56%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (19.30%) VBA
7 11 (19.30%) Hyperion Smart View
8 10 (17.54%) ETL
9 9 (15.79%) Internet
10 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (14.04%) Selenium
10 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
10 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
10 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
11 7 (12.28%) V-Model
11 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
11 7 (12.28%) Scrum
11 7 (12.28%) Data Management
11 7 (12.28%) IPTV
12 6 (10.53%) Banking
12 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
12 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (10.53%) Windows
12 6 (10.53%) Linux
12 6 (10.53%) Java
12 6 (10.53%) Open Source

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (7.02%) IIS
1 4 (7.02%) Mule
1 4 (7.02%) Mule ESB
2 2 (3.51%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (28.07%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (5.26%) HFM
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) HTTPS
2 4 (7.02%) FTP
2 4 (7.02%) HTTP
3 1 (1.75%) DVB
3 1 (1.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (49.12%) Essbase
2 14 (24.56%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (19.30%) Hyperion Smart View
4 5 (8.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.04%) Selenium
1 8 (14.04%) WebDriver
1 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
2 4 (7.02%) Fiddler
2 4 (7.02%) SpecFlow
2 4 (7.02%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) JMeter
General
1 26 (45.61%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Banking
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Architect
3 10 (17.54%) Hyperion Developer
4 8 (14.04%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Analyst
6 5 (8.77%) Hyperion Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Essbase Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Leader
7 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Automated Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) SOAP
1 5 (8.77%) Web Services
1 5 (8.77%) XML
1 5 (8.77%) JSON
2 4 (7.02%) .NET Framework
2 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) HTML
2 4 (7.02%) RESTful
2 4 (7.02%) REST
2 4 (7.02%) FFmpeg
3 2 (3.51%) CSS
4 1 (1.75%) HTML5
4 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) JSP
4 1 (1.75%) Struts
4 1 (1.75%) DOM
4 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Video on Demand
2 7 (12.28%) IPTV
3 6 (10.53%) Open Source
4 4 (7.02%) Wiki
4 4 (7.02%) MPEG
4 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
5 3 (5.26%) STB
6 2 (3.51%) Streaming Video
6 2 (3.51%) Over-the-Top Content
6 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.75%) Chromecast
7 1 (1.75%) Apple TV
7 1 (1.75%) PlayStation
7 1 (1.75%) Xbox
7 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.75%) PMI
7 1 (1.75%) DTV
7 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.53%) Windows
1 6 (10.53%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) VMS
3 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Android
4 1 (1.75%) OpenBSD
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ETL
2 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
2 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.04%) Test Automation
3 7 (12.28%) V-Model
3 7 (12.28%) Waterfall
3 7 (12.28%) Scrum
3 7 (12.28%) Data Management
4 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
5 5 (8.77%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.02%) TDD
6 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
6 4 (7.02%) Content Management
6 4 (7.02%) Information Security
6 4 (7.02%) Workflow
6 4 (7.02%) DSDM
6 4 (7.02%) Security Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 11 (19.30%) VBA
3 6 (10.53%) Java
4 5 (8.77%) C++
4 5 (8.77%) Ruby
5 4 (7.02%) C
5 4 (7.02%) C#
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.51%) Jython
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) CIMA
1 4 (7.02%) ACCA
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (1.75%) CISSP
3 1 (1.75%) PMP
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CISA
3 1 (1.75%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.75%) QA
1 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) Hyperion
2 17 (29.82%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) Broadcom
6 1 (1.75%) Roku
6 1 (1.75%) Tandberg
6 1 (1.75%) Informatica
6 1 (1.75%) Apple
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee
6 1 (1.75%) Websense