The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 615 595 574
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -21
Contract jobs citing DRM 28 51 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.090% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.063% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 22
Median daily rate £451 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.27% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £385 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £518 £450
% change year-on-year
-22.70% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
44747 45474 41772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.69% 79.85% 78.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 29561 29429 25946
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1036 1183 1168
Median hourly rate £28.50 £28.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £52.17 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 July 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 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -36 28 £451 +0.27% 4
London -27 19 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +5 3 £400 -5.88%
North West - 3 £420 - 1
York - 3 £400 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
Manchester - 3 £420 - 1
Ealing +2 2 - -
Salford - 2 £420 - 1
Berkshire - 2 £288 -
South East - 2 £288 -
Bristol - 1 £475 -
South West - 1 £475 -
Wokingham - 1 £288 -

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DRM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DRM.

1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (26.76%) Oracle
3 18 (25.35%) SOA
3 18 (25.35%) Video on Demand
4 17 (23.94%) Finance
5 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
6 14 (19.72%) Java
7 13 (18.31%) Hyperion
7 13 (18.31%) Workflow
8 12 (16.90%) MySQL
9 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
10 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
10 10 (14.08%) Broadcast Engineering
11 9 (12.68%) HFM
11 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
11 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (12.68%) Scrum
11 9 (12.68%) VMware
12 8 (11.27%) Essbase
12 8 (11.27%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
12 8 (11.27%) Web Services
12 8 (11.27%) Release Management
12 8 (11.27%) Data Integration
12 8 (11.27%) IPTV
12 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (9.86%) Talend
13 7 (9.86%) Amazon Redshift
13 7 (9.86%) Docker
13 7 (9.86%) Veeva

DRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (9.86%) MS Exchange
1 7 (9.86%) Skype for Business
2 4 (5.63%) CMS
2 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 3 (4.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (2.82%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.82%) MS Office
2 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (12.68%) HFM
2 7 (9.86%) SAP MDM
3 6 (8.45%) Hyperion Planning
3 6 (8.45%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Assets
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle iProcurement
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (1.41%) Eloqua
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.86%) Amazon Kinesis
2 7 (9.86%) Amazon S3
2 7 (9.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 7 (9.86%) Veeva
3 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Skype
2 6 (8.45%) LDAP
3 5 (7.04%) Internet
3 5 (7.04%) S/MIME
3 5 (7.04%) SSH
4 3 (4.23%) DLNA
4 3 (4.23%) DVB
4 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.23%) UPnP
5 2 (2.82%) BGP
5 2 (2.82%) DOCSIS
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) MPLS
5 2 (2.82%) Multicast
5 2 (2.82%) OSPF
5 2 (2.82%) RIP
5 2 (2.82%) SSL
5 2 (2.82%) Telnet
5 2 (2.82%) Unicast
5 2 (2.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.90%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) Essbase
3 7 (9.86%) Amazon Redshift
3 7 (9.86%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.86%) Star Schema
4 5 (7.04%) Hyperion Smart View
5 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.23%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (4.23%) Riak
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) ERwin
1 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
1 7 (9.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 5 (7.04%) Subversion
3 3 (4.23%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
3 3 (4.23%) Maven
4 2 (2.82%) Calabash
4 2 (2.82%) Hudson
4 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.82%) JUnit
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (2.82%) Robotium
4 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (23.94%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.82%) Games
3 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Billing
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Architect
2 15 (21.13%) Developer
3 13 (18.31%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.86%) ETL Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
4 7 (9.86%) Senior ETL Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Product Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Broadcast Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Designer
8 3 (4.23%) Hyperion Support
8 3 (4.23%) Security Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.23%) Talend Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Manager
9 2 (2.82%) IPTV Architect
9 2 (2.82%) Video On Demand Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.27%) Web Services
2 5 (7.04%) REST
3 4 (5.63%) JSON
3 4 (5.63%) XML
4 3 (4.23%) RESTful
4 3 (4.23%) Silverlight
4 3 (4.23%) WireMock
5 2 (2.82%) .NET
5 2 (2.82%) HTML
5 2 (2.82%) LAMP
5 2 (2.82%) Node.js
5 2 (2.82%) PlayReady
5 2 (2.82%) Symfony
5 2 (2.82%) Widevine
6 1 (1.41%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) OAuth
6 1 (1.41%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.41%) SAML
6 1 (1.41%) WCF
6 1 (1.41%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (25.35%) Video on Demand
2 8 (11.27%) Data Integration
2 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (11.27%) IPTV
3 7 (9.86%) PKI
3 7 (9.86%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (8.45%) Digital TV
4 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.45%) Streaming Video
4 6 (8.45%) User Experience
5 5 (7.04%) STB
6 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.23%) BBC
6 3 (4.23%) Over-the-Top Content
7 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.82%) MPEG
7 2 (2.82%) Streaming Media
8 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.04%) Linux
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Android
3 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 3 (4.23%) Unix
4 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (25.35%) SOA
3 13 (18.31%) Workflow
4 10 (14.08%) Automated Testing
4 10 (14.08%) Broadcast Engineering
5 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.68%) Scrum
6 8 (11.27%) Data Modelling
6 8 (11.27%) Release Management
7 7 (9.86%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 7 (9.86%) ETL
7 7 (9.86%) Identity Management
7 7 (9.86%) Mentoring
7 7 (9.86%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (8.45%) Risk Analysis
9 5 (7.04%) Data Reconciliation
10 4 (5.63%) Project Management
10 4 (5.63%) TDD
11 3 (4.23%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) Java
2 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.23%) C#
3 3 (4.23%) SQL
4 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
4 2 (2.82%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (2.82%) AWK
4 2 (2.82%) BrightScript
4 2 (2.82%) C
4 2 (2.82%) C++
4 2 (2.82%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (2.82%) Lua
4 2 (2.82%) Objective-C
4 2 (2.82%) PHP
4 2 (2.82%) Python
4 2 (2.82%) sed
4 2 (2.82%) VBScript
5 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) CCNA
5 1 (1.41%) CCSA
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CISM
5 1 (1.41%) CISSP
5 1 (1.41%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) Docker
2 7 (9.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Oracle
2 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (18.31%) Hyperion
4 9 (12.68%) VMware
5 8 (11.27%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (9.86%) Concur
6 7 (9.86%) Infor
6 7 (9.86%) SAP
6 7 (9.86%) Talend
7 4 (5.63%) Adobe
7 4 (5.63%) Remedy
8 2 (2.82%) Apple
8 2 (2.82%) Nagra
8 2 (2.82%) Percona
8 2 (2.82%) Roku
8 2 (2.82%) Tektronix
9 1 (1.41%) Conax
9 1 (1.41%) DoubleClick
9 1 (1.41%) Isilon
9 1 (1.41%) Verimatrix
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