The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £250 £506
% change year-on-year
+105.00% -50.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 -
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
516 493 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 72.07% 75.96% 69.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 311 85
Average daily rate £360 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £465 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £23.75 £18.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% +25.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the North East