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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 387 363 360
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing DRM 16 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.091% 0.29% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 17
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.76% +16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £305 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £581 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.50 £15.63 -
% change year-on-year
+191.20% -
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
City of London +3 6 £355 +16.39%
Paddington - - - -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (36.73%) Hyperion
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
3 14 (28.57%) Windows
3 14 (28.57%) HFM
3 14 (28.57%) Video on Demand
4 13 (26.53%) Essbase
5 9 (18.37%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (18.37%) C++
5 9 (18.37%) IPTV
6 8 (16.33%) C
6 8 (16.33%) HTTP
7 7 (14.29%) SQL
7 7 (14.29%) ActionScript
7 7 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
7 7 (14.29%) Workflow
7 7 (14.29%) Migration
7 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (12.24%) Multimedia
8 6 (12.24%) STB
8 6 (12.24%) Electronics
8 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.24%) Linux
9 5 (10.20%) Project Management
9 5 (10.20%) Hyperion Planning
10 4 (8.16%) Android
10 4 (8.16%) HTML5
10 4 (8.16%) Node.js
10 4 (8.16%) CSS3
10 4 (8.16%) AngularJS

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (8.16%) Node.js
2 3 (6.12%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Office
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (28.57%) HFM
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (10.20%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (4.08%) SiteCatalyst
4 2 (4.08%) Radian6
4 2 (4.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (16.33%) HTTP
2 3 (6.12%) HTTPS
2 3 (6.12%) DVB
2 3 (6.12%) 2G
3 2 (4.08%) UPnP
3 2 (4.08%) DLNA
3 2 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.04%) Broadband
4 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) Essbase
2 9 (18.37%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (8.16%) Hyperion Smart View
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle ODI
5 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Selenium
1 3 (6.12%) Fiddler
1 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
1 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
1 3 (6.12%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (36.73%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Electronics
2 6 (12.24%) Multimedia
3 3 (6.12%) Marketing
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Games
5 1 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (30.61%) Consultant
2 13 (26.53%) Hyperion Consultant
3 12 (24.49%) Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) C++ Developer
5 4 (8.16%) HFM Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Android Developer
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Integration Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Web Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) HTML
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
1 4 (8.16%) CSS
1 4 (8.16%) XML
1 4 (8.16%) HTML5
1 4 (8.16%) CSS3
1 4 (8.16%) AngularJS
1 4 (8.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (8.16%) OAuth2
2 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
2 3 (6.12%) JSON
2 3 (6.12%) RESTful
2 3 (6.12%) Middleware
2 3 (6.12%) Web Services
3 1 (2.04%) JNI
3 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Video on Demand
2 9 (18.37%) IPTV
3 6 (12.24%) STB
4 4 (8.16%) MPEG
4 4 (8.16%) Over-the-Top Content
5 3 (6.12%) Open Source
5 3 (6.12%) DTV
5 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
5 3 (6.12%) Streaming Video
6 2 (4.08%) Tandem
6 2 (4.08%) Social Media
6 2 (4.08%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.04%) iPhone
7 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 4 (8.16%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.29%) Workflow
1 7 (14.29%) Migration
1 7 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.24%) Software Engineering
3 5 (10.20%) Project Management
4 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.16%) Scrum
4 4 (8.16%) Android Development
5 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
5 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.12%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.12%) DSDM
5 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Performance Testing
5 3 (6.12%) Security Testing
5 3 (6.12%) V-Model
5 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.12%) BDD
5 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 2 (4.08%) Multivariate Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.37%) C++
2 8 (16.33%) C
3 7 (14.29%) SQL
3 7 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 4 (8.16%) C#
5 2 (4.08%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Python
6 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (2.04%) ACCA
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) ISO 9000
2 1 (2.04%) Basel II
2 1 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Hyperion
2 17 (34.69%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
4 3 (6.12%) Adobe
5 2 (4.08%) JD Edwards
5 2 (4.08%) Omniture
5 2 (4.08%) DoubleClick
5 2 (4.08%) Sysomos
6 1 (2.04%) HP
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Symbian
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat