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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 565 544 523
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -21
Contract jobs citing DRM 41 35 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.072% 0.066% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.098% 0.091% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 40
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£350 £450 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £275
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
41951 38607 41075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.17% 73.26% 70.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 26010 23715 23830
Average daily rate £410 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1162 1053 1463
Average hourly rate £23.50 £28.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £48.84 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -3.22%

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 29 August 2014.

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 28 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 29 August 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
England -10 40 £350 -22.22% 8
London +25 31 £375 -16.66% 7
South East -12 8 £325 -35.00%
Berkshire +15 7 £325 +75.67%
City of London +18 5 £350 - 3
Surrey -3 2 £325 -36.58%
Reading - 1 £325 -
North West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £250 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
South Wales - - - -
South West - - - -
Wales - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wetherby - - - -
Cwmbran - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 1

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (32.26%) Oracle
1 20 (32.26%) Hyperion
2 19 (30.65%) Finance
3 17 (27.42%) HFM
4 13 (20.97%) Linux
5 12 (19.35%) Windows
5 12 (19.35%) Video on Demand
6 10 (16.13%) Android
6 10 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
6 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (14.52%) SQL
7 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
7 9 (14.52%) IPTV
8 8 (12.90%) Android Development
8 8 (12.90%) C
8 8 (12.90%) HTML
9 7 (11.29%) CSS
9 7 (11.29%) Web Services
9 7 (11.29%) Content Management
10 6 (9.68%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.68%) Cryptography
10 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.68%) DTV
10 6 (9.68%) TDD
10 6 (9.68%) Migration
10 6 (9.68%) Essbase
10 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
10 6 (9.68%) ActionScript
10 6 (9.68%) .NET
11 5 (8.06%) Oracle Financials

DRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (6.45%) Node.js
2 3 (4.84%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MS Office
1 1 (1.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (27.42%) HFM
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (4.84%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (3.23%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 2 (3.23%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (3.23%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) DLNA
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.84%) 2G
3 3 (4.84%) RTSP
4 2 (3.23%) RTCP
4 2 (3.23%) RTP
5 1 (1.61%) Firewall
5 1 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.61%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.61%) Broadband
5 1 (1.61%) WAN
5 1 (1.61%) FTP
5 1 (1.61%) UPnP
5 1 (1.61%) Internet
5 1 (1.61%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (9.68%) Essbase
3 5 (8.06%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.23%) Jasmine
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.61%) Selenium
3 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.61%) JUnit
General
1 19 (30.65%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Electronics
3 4 (6.45%) Multimedia
4 2 (3.23%) Games
4 2 (3.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.61%) Billing
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (37.10%) Developer
2 17 (27.42%) Consultant
3 16 (25.81%) Hyperion Consultant
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Web Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Android Developer
5 6 (9.68%) HFM Consultant
6 5 (8.06%) Architect
7 4 (6.45%) Management Consultant
7 4 (6.45%) Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.84%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.84%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (4.84%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.23%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.23%) Oracle Financials Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) HTML
2 7 (11.29%) CSS
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) .NET
3 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
4 5 (8.06%) Middleware
5 4 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (6.45%) OAuth2
5 4 (6.45%) CSS3
5 4 (6.45%) HTML5
6 3 (4.84%) Silverlight
6 3 (4.84%) J2EE
7 2 (3.23%) DOM
7 2 (3.23%) Ajax
7 2 (3.23%) JSON
7 2 (3.23%) SyncML
7 2 (3.23%) jQuery
7 2 (3.23%) RESTful
7 2 (3.23%) Backbone.js
7 2 (3.23%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Video on Demand
2 9 (14.52%) IPTV
3 6 (9.68%) Cryptography
3 6 (9.68%) DTV
4 5 (8.06%) MPEG
5 4 (6.45%) Streaming Video
5 4 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (6.45%) STB
6 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.84%) Interactive TV
6 3 (4.84%) Social Media
6 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.84%) Data Integration
7 2 (3.23%) iPhone
7 2 (3.23%) Visualisation
7 2 (3.23%) Tandem
7 2 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 2 (3.23%) GIS
8 1 (1.61%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.97%) Linux
2 12 (19.35%) Windows
3 10 (16.13%) Android
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (14.52%) Software Engineering
3 8 (12.90%) Android Development
4 7 (11.29%) Content Management
5 6 (9.68%) TDD
5 6 (9.68%) Migration
5 6 (9.68%) Multithreading
6 5 (8.06%) Workflow
7 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.84%) OOP
8 3 (4.84%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.84%) Analytics
9 2 (3.23%) Multivariate Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Performance Management
9 2 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (3.23%) Social Media Monitoring
9 2 (3.23%) SOA
9 2 (3.23%) OO
9 2 (3.23%) SEO
9 2 (3.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.52%) SQL
2 8 (12.90%) C
3 6 (9.68%) ActionScript
3 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.84%) PHP
4 3 (4.84%) Python
4 3 (4.84%) C#
5 2 (3.23%) C++
5 2 (3.23%) Java
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) Degree
1 4 (6.45%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Puppet
1 1 (1.61%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Oracle
1 20 (32.26%) Hyperion
2 3 (4.84%) CA
3 2 (3.23%) ESRI
3 2 (3.23%) Omniture
3 2 (3.23%) DoubleClick
3 2 (3.23%) Adobe
3 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.61%) Google
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Blue Coat
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