The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Digital Rights Management (DRM)
UK
Rank 561 600 598
Rank change year-on-year +39 -2  
Contract jobs citing DRM 32 44 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.083% 0.049%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.085% 0.100% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 30 20
Median daily rate £525 £480 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.37% -10.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £538 £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 with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 37646 44098 42190
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 83.11% 82.88% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 24821 28901 26121
Median daily rate £450 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 953 1111 1212
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +34.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

DRM
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DRM in the UK

DRM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DRM over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DRM in the UK

DRM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DRM in the UK

DRM
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DRM within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +17 29 £525 +9.37% 8
London +32 23 £563 +25.00% 3
City of London +8 5 £575 -
Berkshire +26 3 - - 1
South East +12 3 - - 2
East of England 0 2 £505 -
Bracknell - 2 - - 1
Cambridge - 2 £505 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £505 -
North West +22 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Cheshire +22 1 £450 -10.00% 1
Macclesfield +2 1 £450 -8.86% 1

DRM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for DRM.

1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 26 (57.78%) Oracle
3 17 (37.78%) Oracle ODI
4 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (28.89%) Hyperion
6 13 (28.89%) SOA
7 12 (26.67%) SSL
7 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
8 11 (24.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
9 10 (22.22%) Oracle CX
9 10 (22.22%) Kronos
9 10 (22.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
9 10 (22.22%) Migration
9 10 (22.22%) IPsec
10 9 (20.00%) Essbase
10 9 (20.00%) Data Management
10 9 (20.00%) DevOps
10 9 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 9 (20.00%) Video on Demand
10 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 9 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
11 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
11 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
11 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
11 8 (17.78%) PaaS
11 8 (17.78%) Master Data Management
11 8 (17.78%) ERP

DRM
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (24.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (13.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 6 (13.33%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Confluence
3 2 (4.44%) LiveCycle
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 9 (20.00%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (6.67%) HFM
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (6.67%) SAP MDG
3 3 (6.67%) SAP MDM
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle HRMS
5 1 (2.22%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle CX
2 8 (17.78%) PaaS
3 7 (15.56%) IaaS
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (6.67%) GitHub
5 2 (4.44%) SaaS
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.67%) SSL
2 10 (22.22%) IPsec
3 3 (6.67%) Broadband
3 3 (6.67%) Ethernet
3 3 (6.67%) Internet
3 3 (6.67%) SNMP
4 2 (4.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.22%) RTP
5 1 (2.22%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle ODI
2 9 (20.00%) Essbase
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle BI EE
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Smart View
5 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (6.67%) PowerCenter
5 3 (6.67%) Spotfire
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (4.44%) Big Data
6 2 (4.44%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
6 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
7 1 (2.22%) DataStage
7 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.22%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.22%) ERwin
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
General
1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Electronics
2 3 (6.67%) Games
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Architect
2 8 (17.78%) Technical Architect
3 7 (15.56%) Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Essbase Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Finance Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Hyperion Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Hyperion Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Hyperion Essbase Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Tester
8 2 (4.44%) Hyperion Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Hyperion Planning Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) MDX
1 3 (6.67%) Middleware
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
1 3 (6.67%) XML
2 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.44%) PHP-FPM
2 2 (4.44%) REST
2 2 (4.44%) Sass
3 1 (2.22%) Django
3 1 (2.22%) Flask
3 1 (2.22%) JSON
3 1 (2.22%) OCX
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 9 (20.00%) Video on Demand
4 7 (15.56%) Cloud Native
5 4 (8.89%) STB
6 3 (6.67%) Digital TV
6 3 (6.67%) IPTV
6 3 (6.67%) Virtual Team
7 2 (4.44%) User Experience
8 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
8 1 (2.22%) Fintech
8 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 1 (2.22%) Replication
8 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.22%) Unix
2 1 (2.22%) VMS
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (28.89%) SOA
3 12 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (22.22%) Migration
5 9 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 9 (20.00%) Data Management
5 9 (20.00%) DevOps
5 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (17.78%) Data Migration
6 8 (17.78%) ERP
6 8 (17.78%) Master Data Management
7 7 (15.56%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (13.33%) Document Management
8 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
9 5 (11.11%) ETL
10 4 (8.89%) Analytics
10 4 (8.89%) Budgeting and Forecasting
10 4 (8.89%) Data Integration
10 4 (8.89%) Scrum
10 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C
2 6 (13.33%) SQL
3 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
4 2 (4.44%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) PHP
4 2 (4.44%) PHP 5
4 2 (4.44%) Python
4 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) OCP
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (57.78%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) Hyperion
3 10 (22.22%) Kronos
4 5 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (6.67%) Informatica
6 2 (4.44%) Adobe
6 2 (4.44%) Cognos
6 2 (4.44%) Embarcadero
6 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.44%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (4.44%) Talend
7 1 (2.22%) Anaplan
7 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) Mercator
7 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.22%) Remedy
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
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