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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 553 570 520
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -50
Contract jobs citing DRM 41 30 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.054% 0.080%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.096% 0.073% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 20
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£550 £446 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.24% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £548 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £250 £513
% change year-on-year
+105.00% -51.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 £62.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-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
42559 41264 35676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.38% 74.73% 73.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26548 25722 21281
Average daily rate £415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1225 1158 1074
Average hourly rate £29.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.49 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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 24 April 2015.

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 15 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 24 April 2015. 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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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 +7 37 £550 +23.24% 10
London +9 26 £575 +21.05% 7
City of London +22 9 £625 +53.37% 2
North West - 6 - -
South East -5 4 £550 - 1
Lancashire - 4 - -
Carnforth - 3 - -
Berkshire -5 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £550 - 1
Scotland - 2 £425 -
Manchester - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
West Midlands -11 1 - -
Glasgow - 1 £425 -
Chiswick - 1 - -

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 24 (37.50%) Hyperion
2 23 (35.94%) Finance
3 21 (32.81%) Essbase
4 16 (25.00%) SQL
4 16 (25.00%) Oracle
5 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.88%) Video on Demand
6 13 (20.31%) Hyperion Planning
6 13 (20.31%) C++
6 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (14.06%) Scrum
8 9 (14.06%) C
9 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.50%) Degree
10 7 (10.94%) Hyperion Smart View
10 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
10 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
10 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (10.94%) ETL
10 7 (10.94%) VBA
10 7 (10.94%) Windows
11 6 (9.38%) .NET
11 6 (9.38%) MS Office
11 6 (9.38%) Internet
11 6 (9.38%) ACCA
11 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
11 6 (9.38%) Document Management
12 5 (7.81%) STB
12 5 (7.81%) Data Management

DRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 5 (7.81%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (9.38%) MS Office
2 4 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Hyperion Planning
2 3 (4.69%) HFM
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) Internet
2 5 (7.81%) HTTP
2 5 (7.81%) HTTPS
3 4 (6.25%) Network Security
3 4 (6.25%) Cisco ISE
3 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.13%) DLNA
4 2 (3.13%) RIP
4 2 (3.13%) SNMP
4 2 (3.13%) VPN
4 2 (3.13%) MPLS
4 2 (3.13%) OSPF
4 2 (3.13%) BGP
4 2 (3.13%) DVB
4 2 (3.13%) Telnet
4 2 (3.13%) SSH
4 2 (3.13%) DOCSIS
5 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (32.81%) Essbase
2 12 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (10.94%) Hyperion Smart View
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) SpecFlow
1 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
1 5 (7.81%) Cucumber
1 5 (7.81%) Selenium
1 5 (7.81%) Fiddler
2 2 (3.13%) JIRA
2 2 (3.13%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (35.94%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 5 (7.81%) Electronics
4 4 (6.25%) Games
5 3 (4.69%) Retail
6 1 (1.56%) Legal
6 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (20.31%) Developer
2 12 (18.75%) Analyst
3 11 (17.19%) Architect
4 10 (15.63%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (12.50%) Hyperion Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (7.81%) Financial Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Hyperion Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) C++ Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Change Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.69%) Essbase Developer
9 3 (4.69%) Security Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Security Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.13%) Designer
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Designer
10 2 (3.13%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (7.81%) XML
2 5 (7.81%) RESTful
2 5 (7.81%) .NET Framework
2 5 (7.81%) JSON
3 4 (6.25%) Middleware
4 3 (4.69%) HTML
5 2 (3.13%) Silverlight
5 2 (3.13%) HTML5
5 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 1 (1.56%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.56%) Spring
6 1 (1.56%) JNI
6 1 (1.56%) JSP
6 1 (1.56%) Struts
6 1 (1.56%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Video on Demand
2 5 (7.81%) STB
2 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Open Source
3 4 (6.25%) IPTV
3 4 (6.25%) MPEG
3 4 (6.25%) DTV
3 4 (6.25%) Streaming Video
4 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (1.56%) PMI
6 1 (1.56%) iDTV
6 1 (1.56%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
6 1 (1.56%) Xbox
6 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.56%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.56%) Chromecast
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Windows
2 4 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.31%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.06%) Scrum
3 8 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
4 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
4 7 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (10.94%) ETL
5 6 (9.38%) Document Management
6 5 (7.81%) Data Management
6 5 (7.81%) Software Testing
6 5 (7.81%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Project Management
6 5 (7.81%) E-Commerce
6 5 (7.81%) DSDM
6 5 (7.81%) V-Model
6 5 (7.81%) Test Automation
6 5 (7.81%) Information Architecture
6 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.81%) BDD
6 5 (7.81%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (20.31%) C++
3 9 (14.06%) C
4 7 (10.94%) VBA
5 5 (7.81%) C#
6 3 (4.69%) Python
6 3 (4.69%) Java
6 3 (4.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.69%) Perl
7 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.56%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.50%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) ACCA
3 5 (7.81%) ISEB
4 4 (6.25%) CIMA
5 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.56%) PMP
6 1 (1.56%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (37.50%) Hyperion
2 16 (25.00%) Oracle
3 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.25%) Cisco
5 3 (4.69%) Apple
5 3 (4.69%) Adobe
6 2 (3.13%) Tektronix
6 2 (3.13%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Roku
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