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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £513 £250
% change year-on-year
-5.85% +105.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
985 582 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.65% 75.68% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 625 346 332
Median daily rate £325 £370 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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