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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank 607 605 602
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing DRM 14 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.071% 0.055%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.034% 0.087% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 20
Median daily rate £425 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £600 £350
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +71.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
41059 44815 43569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.50% 81.16% 77.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 27372 29040 28392
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1078 1342 1199
Median hourly rate £30.00 £31.44 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.58% +25.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 8 December 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 13 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 8 December 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 -2 13 £463 -2.63% 3
London -27 5 - -
North West +12 4 £425 - 2
East of England - 3 £500 -
Manchester 0 2 - -
Suffolk - 2 - -
Cheshire - 2 £425 - 1
South East +30 1 - -
Berkshire +11 1 - -
City of London -6 1 - -
Essex - 1 £500 -
Macclesfield - 1 £425 - 1
Ipswich - 1 - -

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 28 (51.85%) Hyperion
3 22 (40.74%) Essbase
4 16 (29.63%) Hyperion Planning
5 15 (27.78%) Oracle
6 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (25.93%) HFM
7 12 (22.22%) ETL
8 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
8 7 (12.96%) Video on Demand
9 6 (11.11%) REST
9 6 (11.11%) CA
9 6 (11.11%) ERP
9 6 (11.11%) Windows
9 6 (11.11%) Java
9 6 (11.11%) Nagra
10 5 (9.26%) Linux
10 5 (9.26%) XML
10 5 (9.26%) Digital TV
10 5 (9.26%) MPEG
10 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
10 5 (9.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (9.26%) Change Management
10 5 (9.26%) Scrum
10 5 (9.26%) STB
10 5 (9.26%) Subversion
10 5 (9.26%) Data Quality
10 5 (9.26%) Tektronix
10 5 (9.26%) Data Integration

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 4 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Hyperion Planning
2 14 (25.93%) HFM
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Assets
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Cash Management
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle iProcurement
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (1.85%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle FAH
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) Route 53
2 1 (1.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (1.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) SSH
3 3 (5.56%) 802.11
3 3 (5.56%) DHCP
3 3 (5.56%) DLNA
3 3 (5.56%) DNS
3 3 (5.56%) DVB
3 3 (5.56%) HTTP
3 3 (5.56%) IGMP
3 3 (5.56%) IPv4
3 3 (5.56%) IPv6
3 3 (5.56%) Multicast
3 3 (5.56%) PPP
3 3 (5.56%) UPnP
4 2 (3.70%) MPLS
4 2 (3.70%) RIP
4 2 (3.70%) SNMP
4 2 (3.70%) SSL
4 2 (3.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.74%) Essbase
2 4 (7.41%) Hyperion Smart View
3 2 (3.70%) MySQL
3 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.70%) Riak
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) DataStage
4 1 (1.85%) DB2
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.26%) Subversion
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.56%) Calabash
4 3 (5.56%) Hudson
4 3 (5.56%) JUnit
4 3 (5.56%) Robotium
4 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
5 2 (3.70%) JIRA
5 2 (3.70%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) ERwin
6 1 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 29 (53.70%) Finance
2 4 (7.41%) Games
3 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 14 (25.93%) Hyperion Support
3 13 (24.07%) Hyperion Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Support Analyst
5 10 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Essbase Support
8 5 (9.26%) Hyperion Planning Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Financial Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.56%) Consultant
10 3 (5.56%) Essbase Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
10 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
10 3 (5.56%) Test Leader
10 3 (5.56%) Video On Demand Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.11%) REST
2 5 (9.26%) JSON
2 5 (9.26%) XML
3 3 (5.56%) 802.1X
3 3 (5.56%) HEVC
3 3 (5.56%) MDX
3 3 (5.56%) OpenEmbedded
3 3 (5.56%) OpenGL
3 3 (5.56%) PlayReady
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
3 3 (5.56%) WebKit
3 3 (5.56%) Widevine
3 3 (5.56%) Yocto
4 2 (3.70%) RESTful
4 2 (3.70%) Silverlight
4 2 (3.70%) SOAP
4 2 (3.70%) WireMock
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.85%) LAMP
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Video on Demand
2 5 (9.26%) Data Integration
2 5 (9.26%) Digital TV
2 5 (9.26%) IPTV
2 5 (9.26%) MPEG
2 5 (9.26%) STB
3 4 (7.41%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Streaming Media
4 3 (5.56%) Streaming Video
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.70%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.85%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Linux
3 4 (7.41%) Android
3 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (3.70%) Unix
6 1 (1.85%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (22.22%) ETL
3 6 (11.11%) ERP
4 5 (9.26%) Change Management
4 5 (9.26%) Scrum
4 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 4 (7.41%) Quality Management
5 4 (7.41%) TDD
5 4 (7.41%) Video Content Ingestion
6 3 (5.56%) BDD
6 3 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.56%) Coaching
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile Development
6 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 3 (5.56%) Scalability Testing
6 3 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (7.41%) C
2 4 (7.41%) SQL
3 3 (5.56%) C++
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded C++
3 3 (5.56%) Objective-C
4 2 (3.70%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
5 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) BrightScript
5 1 (1.85%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Lua
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) VBA
5 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) CISM
1 2 (3.70%) CISSP
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
1 2 (3.70%) MCSA
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) Data Quality
1 5 (9.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
1 3 (5.56%) TeMIP
2 1 (1.85%) Control-M
2 1 (1.85%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Hyperion
2 15 (27.78%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) CA
3 6 (11.11%) Nagra
4 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
4 5 (9.26%) Tektronix
5 4 (7.41%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) Conax
6 3 (5.56%) Splunk
6 3 (5.56%) Verimatrix
7 2 (3.70%) Adobe
7 2 (3.70%) Apple
8 1 (1.85%) Cognos
8 1 (1.85%) IBM
8 1 (1.85%) Mercator
8 1 (1.85%) Roku
8 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.85%) SAP
8 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.85%) VMware
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