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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
Rank - 112 -
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.042% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.056% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £518 £450
% change year-on-year
-21.49% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
DRM
England

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
2602 1797 1840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.16% 75.54% 77.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1584 1103 975
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 78 134
Median hourly rate £17.00 £29.35 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.06% -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.05 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £43.65 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

DRM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing DRM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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