The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 619 608 594
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -14
Contract jobs citing DRM 45 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.069% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.099% 0.087% 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 10
Average daily rate £478 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.18% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £394 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £625 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £480 £513 £250
% change year-on-year
-6.34% +105.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -73.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.50 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
45575 44729 42342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 81.54% 78.84% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 30101 27892 26461
Average daily rate £438 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1297 1209
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £47.83 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DRM
Daily Rate Trend

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

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DRM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DRM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

DRM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DRM
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM within the UK.

DRM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DRM
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +4 43 £480 -12.72% 4
London -14 31 £450 -21.73% 4
North West -8 7 £494 -
Cheshire - 7 £494 -
South East -14 4 £425 -22.72%
Macclesfield - 4 £488 -
Hampshire - 3 £428 -
City of London +36 1 - - 1
Berkshire -1 1 £425 -
Hook - 1 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £425 -
East of England - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.36%) Video on Demand
3 18 (26.87%) SOA
3 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.39%) Finance
4 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
5 13 (19.40%) Java
6 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
7 11 (16.42%) IPTV
8 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (14.93%) Workflow
8 10 (14.93%) Scrum
8 10 (14.93%) Web Services
9 9 (13.43%) Hyperion
9 9 (13.43%) MySQL
9 9 (13.43%) VMware
10 8 (11.94%) Oracle EBS
10 8 (11.94%) Remedy
10 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
10 8 (11.94%) PKI
10 8 (11.94%) HFM
11 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
11 7 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
11 7 (10.45%) Degree
11 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.45%) Infor
11 7 (10.45%) Talend Open Studio

DRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.48%) CMS
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.99%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (11.94%) HFM
1 8 (11.94%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (10.45%) SAP MDM
3 4 (5.97%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.91%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon S3
2 7 (10.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (10.45%) Veeva
3 2 (2.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.45%) Skype
2 5 (7.46%) LDAP
2 5 (7.46%) S/MIME
3 4 (5.97%) DVB
3 4 (5.97%) WAN
4 3 (4.48%) DLNA
4 3 (4.48%) Multicast
4 3 (4.48%) Unicast
4 3 (4.48%) UPnP
5 2 (2.99%) BGP
5 2 (2.99%) DOCSIS
5 2 (2.99%) MPLS
5 2 (2.99%) OSPF
5 2 (2.99%) RIP
5 2 (2.99%) SNMP
5 2 (2.99%) SSH
5 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.99%) Telnet
5 2 (2.99%) VPN
6 1 (1.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) MySQL
2 7 (10.45%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (10.45%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (10.45%) Star Schema
3 5 (7.46%) Essbase
3 5 (7.46%) Hyperion Smart View
3 5 (7.46%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.99%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) ERwin
1 7 (10.45%) Talend Open Studio
2 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.99%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.99%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Billing
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.49%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Architect
2 12 (17.91%) Developer
3 9 (13.43%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (10.45%) Consultant
4 7 (10.45%) Designer
4 7 (10.45%) ETL Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Senior Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Senior ETL Developer
4 7 (10.45%) Solutions Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Product Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Broadcast Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Broadcast Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Embedded Developer
7 3 (4.48%) Embedded Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) IPTV Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Talend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.93%) Web Services
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
3 3 (4.48%) CSS
3 3 (4.48%) DOM
3 3 (4.48%) GStreamer
3 3 (4.48%) HTML5
3 3 (4.48%) Middleware
3 3 (4.48%) OpenGL
3 3 (4.48%) OpenGL ES
3 3 (4.48%) QML
3 3 (4.48%) Qt
3 3 (4.48%) Silverlight
3 3 (4.48%) WebKit
4 2 (2.99%) LAMP
4 2 (2.99%) Symfony
5 1 (1.49%) OAuth
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.49%) WCF
5 1 (1.49%) Widevine
5 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Video on Demand
2 11 (16.42%) IPTV
3 8 (11.94%) PKI
4 7 (10.45%) Data Integration
4 7 (10.45%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (8.96%) BBC
5 6 (8.96%) DTV
5 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (7.46%) iDTV
7 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
7 4 (5.97%) STB
7 4 (5.97%) Streaming Video
8 3 (4.48%) MHEG
8 3 (4.48%) Over-the-Top Content
9 2 (2.99%) MPEG
10 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Unix
3 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (26.87%) SOA
2 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (14.93%) Scrum
2 10 (14.93%) Workflow
3 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
3 7 (10.45%) Data Modelling
3 7 (10.45%) ETL
3 7 (10.45%) Identity Management
3 7 (10.45%) Mentoring
3 7 (10.45%) Server Virtualisation
4 6 (8.96%) Release Management
5 5 (7.46%) Data Reconciliation
5 5 (7.46%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.97%) Project Management
6 4 (5.97%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.97%) Translating Business Requirements
7 3 (4.48%) ERP
7 3 (4.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.40%) Java
2 3 (4.48%) C
2 3 (4.48%) C++
2 3 (4.48%) Embedded C
2 3 (4.48%) Embedded C++
2 3 (4.48%) SQL
3 2 (2.99%) AWK
3 2 (2.99%) C#
3 2 (2.99%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.99%) PHP
3 2 (2.99%) sed
Qualifications
1 7 (10.45%) Degree
1 7 (10.45%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.97%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ACCA
4 1 (1.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (22.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.45%) Docker
2 7 (10.45%) Hyper-V
2 7 (10.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.99%) vSphere
Vendors
1 21 (31.34%) Oracle
2 19 (28.36%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.43%) Hyperion
3 9 (13.43%) VMware
4 8 (11.94%) Remedy
5 7 (10.45%) Concur
5 7 (10.45%) Infor
5 7 (10.45%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (10.45%) SAP
5 7 (10.45%) Talend
6 4 (5.97%) Adobe
7 3 (4.48%) Google
8 2 (2.99%) Apple
8 2 (2.99%) Percona
8 2 (2.99%) Tektronix
9 1 (1.49%) DoubleClick
9 1 (1.49%) Isilon
9 1 (1.49%) PeopleSoft
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