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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 £250 £550
% change year-on-year
+107.00% -54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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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
675 386 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.85% 73.52% 72.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 246 112
Average daily rate £395 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £465 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 14 19
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.99 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+3.48% -4.95%

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