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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 230 226 248
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Contract jobs citing DRM 13 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.057% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.080% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
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£325 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £499
% change year-on-year
- -34.83%
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
6684 6212 7076
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.85% 71.33% 71.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3727 3468 3352
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 248 325
Average hourly rate £21.50 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.84% +35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.38 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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
Berkshire +22 7 £325 +11.11%
Surrey +3 6 £350 -31.70% 2
Hampshire - - - -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 1 October 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%) 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%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (7.14%) Essbase
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%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) IPTV Designer
5 1 (7.14%) HFM Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Hyperion Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
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%) IPTV
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
3 1 (7.14%) Over-the-Top Content
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%) 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%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
2 1 (7.14%) iOS Development
2 1 (7.14%) Business Development
2 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
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%) Hyperion
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
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