The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 247 236 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing DRM 6 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.012% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.083% 0.017% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7186 5989 6139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 73.23% 70.41% 70.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4042 3263 2982
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 236 335
Average hourly rate £21.99 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.35% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.47 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

DRM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

DRM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the South East region.

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

DRM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 November 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Surrey - 4 £350 -
Berkshire +5 1 £388 -3.12%
Hampshire - - - -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) LAMP
4 4 (28.57%) RESTful
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) SOAP
4 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) REST
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) HFM
6 2 (14.29%) Finance
6 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
6 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) C#
7 1 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (7.14%) Java
7 1 (7.14%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
7 1 (7.14%) J2EE
7 1 (7.14%) JBoss
7 1 (7.14%) SSADM
7 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (7.14%) ERP
7 1 (7.14%) SOA
7 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
7 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic Portal
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) HFM
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) Essbase
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Publishing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) PHP Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) PHP LAMP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) IPTV Designer
5 1 (7.14%) HFM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) LAMP
2 4 (28.57%) RESTful
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) SOAP
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) REST
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE
4 1 (7.14%) Core Animation
4 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Video on Demand
3 1 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
3 1 (7.14%) IPTV
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Business Development
2 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
2 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
2 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) SSADM
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) E-business
2 1 (7.14%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Hyperion
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe