The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 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 Scotland - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £518 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.70% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
DRM
UK

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2160 2586 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.24% 81.14% 79.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1282 1301 1137
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 56 37
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.03% +6.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.70 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland