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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 579 530 543
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +13
Contract jobs citing DRM 33 48 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.094% 0.051%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.13% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 35 14
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£425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £586 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+47.50% -
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
41873 37624 36372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 73.63% 73.75% 71.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 27230 23353 21214
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1164 1139 1463
Average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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 27 November 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 26 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 27 November 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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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 -21 31 £425 - 11
London -32 22 £525 +6.06% 5
South East -18 6 £369 -7.81%
City of London +10 5 £600 +96.72% 3
Surrey - 4 £350 -
Bristol - 2 £350 - 3
South West - 2 £350 - 3
Berkshire +4 1 £388 -3.12%
East of England - 1 - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Paddington - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - - 1
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Slough - - - -

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 23 (31.08%) Hyperion
2 21 (28.38%) Oracle
2 21 (28.38%) Finance
3 18 (24.32%) HFM
4 17 (22.97%) Video on Demand
5 15 (20.27%) Windows
5 15 (20.27%) Linux
6 14 (18.92%) Essbase
7 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (13.51%) Web Services
8 10 (13.51%) Android
8 10 (13.51%) IPTV
9 9 (12.16%) Android Development
9 9 (12.16%) Oracle Reports
9 9 (12.16%) SQL
9 9 (12.16%) C++
10 8 (10.81%) C
10 8 (10.81%) ActionScript
10 8 (10.81%) Oracle Financials
10 8 (10.81%) STB
10 8 (10.81%) Migration
10 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.46%) Multimedia
11 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
11 7 (9.46%) Electronics
11 7 (9.46%) Workflow
11 7 (9.46%) CSS
11 7 (9.46%) PHP
11 7 (9.46%) HTML
11 7 (9.46%) HTTP

DRM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (5.41%) Node.js
2 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.35%) JBoss
4 1 (1.35%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (24.32%) HFM
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (6.76%) Hyperion Planning
4 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (2.70%) SiteCatalyst
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) HTTP
2 5 (6.76%) DVB
3 4 (5.41%) DLNA
4 3 (4.05%) 2G
4 3 (4.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.05%) Internet
5 2 (2.70%) UPnP
5 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.35%) Broadband
6 1 (1.35%) FTP
6 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) Essbase
2 9 (12.16%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (5.41%) Hyperion Smart View
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (4.05%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.70%) Selenium
2 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.35%) Fiddler
2 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (28.38%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Multimedia
2 7 (9.46%) Electronics
3 4 (5.41%) Marketing
4 3 (4.05%) Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Games
5 2 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
6 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (33.78%) Developer
2 19 (25.68%) Consultant
3 17 (22.97%) Hyperion Consultant
4 7 (9.46%) Android Developer
5 6 (8.11%) Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Web Developer
5 6 (8.11%) PHP Developer
5 6 (8.11%) HFM Consultant
6 5 (6.76%) Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Front-End Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) PHP LAMP Developer
8 3 (4.05%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) C++ Developer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
9 2 (2.70%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.51%) Web Services
2 7 (9.46%) CSS
2 7 (9.46%) HTML
3 6 (8.11%) Middleware
3 6 (8.11%) .NET
3 6 (8.11%) RESTful
4 5 (6.76%) HTML5
4 5 (6.76%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.76%) LAMP
5 4 (5.41%) SOAP
5 4 (5.41%) OAuth2
5 4 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (5.41%) CSS3
6 3 (4.05%) JSON
6 3 (4.05%) REST
7 2 (2.70%) XML
7 2 (2.70%) JNI
8 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Video on Demand
2 10 (13.51%) IPTV
3 8 (10.81%) STB
4 6 (8.11%) DTV
4 6 (8.11%) MPEG
4 6 (8.11%) Cryptography
5 5 (6.76%) Over-the-Top Content
5 5 (6.76%) Streaming Video
6 3 (4.05%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.70%) Tandem
7 2 (2.70%) User Experience
7 2 (2.70%) Social Media
7 2 (2.70%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.35%) Animation
8 1 (1.35%) Open Source
8 1 (1.35%) iPhone
8 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.35%) Copywriting
8 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Windows
1 15 (20.27%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Android
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (12.16%) Android Development
3 8 (10.81%) Migration
3 8 (10.81%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.46%) Multithreading
4 7 (9.46%) Workflow
5 6 (8.11%) Project Management
6 5 (6.76%) Content Management
6 5 (6.76%) Scrum
6 5 (6.76%) ERP
6 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.05%) Business Development
7 3 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (4.05%) Analytics
7 3 (4.05%) E-business
7 3 (4.05%) TDD
7 3 (4.05%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.05%) PRINCE2
7 3 (4.05%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.70%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) SQL
1 9 (12.16%) C++
2 8 (10.81%) C
2 8 (10.81%) ActionScript
3 7 (9.46%) PHP
4 5 (6.76%) Java
4 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.41%) C#
5 4 (5.41%) Python
6 3 (4.05%) Perl
7 2 (2.70%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.35%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
1 1 (1.35%) ISEB
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (1.35%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.35%) QA
2 1 (1.35%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.35%) Basel II
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Puppet
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Hyperion
2 21 (28.38%) Oracle
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.41%) Adobe
4 3 (4.05%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.70%) Omniture
5 2 (2.70%) DoubleClick
6 1 (1.35%) Google
6 1 (1.35%) SAP
6 1 (1.35%) Symbian
6 1 (1.35%) HP
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