The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for DRM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DRM over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Digital Rights Management (DRM)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 191
Contract jobs citing DRM 0 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £400 £518
% change year-on-year +27.50% -22.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +172.72%  

DRM is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2912 2905 4654
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 88.14% 85.77% 81.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2231 2377 3660
Median daily rate £500 £475 £465
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 23 56
Median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -22.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £12.50 £15.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £35.20 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing DRM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for DRM in the City of London

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DRM in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for DRM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for DRM.

1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) PHP 5
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) LiveCycle
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) PHP-FPM
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
1 2 (40.00%) Broadcast Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics

DRM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) LiveCycle
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) Essbase
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior PHP Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Broadcast Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) PHP-FPM
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Broadcast Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) PHP 5
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) OCP
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Adobe
2 1 (20.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle