The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 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.

Digital Rights Management (DRM)
England / London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 379 401 395
Rank change year-on-year +22 -6  
Contract jobs citing DRM 23 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.13% 0.096%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 16
Median daily rate £563 £450 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £665 £575 £625
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 16603 18995 17642
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 85.16% 85.16% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11947 13727 12398
Median daily rate £485 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 194 250
Median hourly rate £31.92 £22.12 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.33% +10.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.19 £12.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DRM in London

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DRM in London over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DRM in London

DRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DRM in London

DRM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the London region over the 3 months to 28 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
City of London -4 5 £575 -
DRM
England

DRM
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for DRM.

1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle
3 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
4 12 (42.86%) SOA
4 12 (42.86%) SSL
5 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (35.71%) IPsec
6 10 (35.71%) Migration
6 10 (35.71%) Kronos
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle CX
6 10 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 9 (32.14%) DevOps
7 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (28.57%) PaaS
8 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
8 8 (28.57%) ERP
8 8 (28.57%) C
9 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (25.00%) IaaS
9 7 (25.00%) Cloud Native
10 6 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (21.43%) Document Management
10 6 (21.43%) Video on Demand

DRM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 10 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (21.43%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (10.71%) CMS
4 2 (7.14%) Apache
4 2 (7.14%) LiveCycle
5 1 (3.57%) Confluence
5 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 4 (14.29%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (3.57%) HFM
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS
4 1 (3.57%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Oracle CX
2 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (28.57%) PaaS
3 7 (25.00%) IaaS
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (10.71%) GitHub
5 2 (7.14%) SaaS
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) SSL
2 10 (35.71%) IPsec
3 3 (10.71%) Broadband
3 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) SNMP
4 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) RTP
5 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (10.71%) Essbase
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.57%) Big Data
5 1 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.57%) DataStage
5 1 (3.57%) DB2
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 1 (3.57%) ERwin
2 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Architect
2 8 (28.57%) Technical Architect
3 5 (17.86%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Oracle Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Integration Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Essbase Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Hyperion Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Oracle Technical Architect
6 2 (7.14%) PHP Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Broadcast Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Digital Technical Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Hyperion Designer
7 1 (3.57%) Oracle HRMS Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Middleware
2 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 2 (7.14%) MDX
2 2 (7.14%) PHP-FPM
2 2 (7.14%) Sass
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (3.57%) Django
3 1 (3.57%) Flask
3 1 (3.57%) JSON
3 1 (3.57%) OCX
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (3.57%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 7 (25.00%) Cloud Native
4 6 (21.43%) Video on Demand
5 3 (10.71%) Digital TV
5 3 (10.71%) STB
5 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
6 2 (7.14%) User Experience
7 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
7 1 (3.57%) Fintech
7 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
7 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
2 1 (3.57%) VMS
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) SOA
2 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 9 (32.14%) DevOps
4 9 (32.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 8 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 8 (28.57%) ERP
6 7 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (21.43%) Document Management
7 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 4 (14.29%) Data Integration
9 3 (10.71%) B2C
9 3 (10.71%) Broadcast Engineering
9 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
10 2 (7.14%) ETL
10 2 (7.14%) Master Data Management
10 2 (7.14%) OOP
10 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.14%) PHP
3 2 (7.14%) PHP 5
3 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
4 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 1 (3.57%) OCP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
1 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Kronos
3 6 (21.43%) Hyperion
4 2 (7.14%) Adobe
4 2 (7.14%) Cognos
5 1 (3.57%) Anaplan
5 1 (3.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
5 1 (3.57%) Google
5 1 (3.57%) Mercator
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
5 1 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow