The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank - 8 -
Contract jobs citing EPoS 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 3.03% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 5.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £110 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £110 £270 £425
% change year-on-year
-59.25% -36.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £14.75 £11.00
% change year-on-year
-6.77% +34.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Miscellaneous Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
26 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 40.00% 51.52% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Median daily rate £318 £110 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+188.63% -72.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Aberdeen region citing EPoS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing EPoS across the Aberdeen region.

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Aberdeen region.

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen