The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
England / East of England
Rank 126 123 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Contract jobs citing DRM 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.093% 0.041% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.051% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £505 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £480 £513
% change year-on-year +5.72% -6.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 East of England with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1771 1959 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 82.56% 80.78% 78.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 1166 1182
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 134 160
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +53.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.40 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DRM in the East of England

DRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DRM in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DRM in the East of England

DRM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 £505 -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for DRM.

1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (100.00%) Embarcadero
1 2 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) SAP MDM
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Spotfire
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
1 2 (100.00%) Talend
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (100.00%) SAP MDG
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation

DRM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP MDG
1 2 (100.00%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon Redshift
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (100.00%) PowerCenter
1 2 (100.00%) Spotfire
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Information Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
2 1 (50.00%) Information Management
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Embarcadero
1 2 (100.00%) Informatica
1 2 (100.00%) MicroStrategy
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Talend