The table below looks at the statistics for DRM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - 106 -
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.049% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.071% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1692 1399 1517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.90% 68.78% 68.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 782 781
Average daily rate £375 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £482 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.13% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 58 117
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.20 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DRM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DRM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

DRM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DRM across the West Midlands region.

DRM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands