The table below looks at the prevalence of the term EPoS in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited EPoS over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Point Of Sale (EPoS)
Rank 43 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -7
Contract jobs citing EPoS 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.68% 1.09% 3.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.69% 4.62% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £375 £288
% change year-on-year
-48.00% +30.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
91 65 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.88% 23.72% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 41 51
Average daily rate £419 £306 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.07% -6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £175 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £429 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £17.50 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.34 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

EPoS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing EPoS across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

EPoS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

EPoS Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

EPoS Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

EPoS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing EPoS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EPoS.

1 18 (69.23%) Retail
2 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 10 (38.46%) Android
3 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
4 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
4 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 7 (26.92%) MS Office
5 6 (23.08%) JIRA
5 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) Android Development
6 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
7 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) CMS
7 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 4 (15.38%) Analytics
7 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (11.54%) Legal
8 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
8 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
9 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
9 2 (7.69%) CRM
9 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.69%) ISEB

EPoS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing EPoS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited EPoS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) CMS
1 4 (15.38%) Adobe CQ
2 2 (7.69%) Confluence
3 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) JIRA
General
1 18 (69.23%) Retail
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Integration Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Integration Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Business Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Project Leader
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (3.85%) CRM Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Supply Chain Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) CRM Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) CRM Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Android
1 10 (38.46%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
3 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (19.23%) Android Development
3 5 (19.23%) iOS Development
4 4 (15.38%) Analytics
4 4 (15.38%) Mobile Application Development
4 4 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
5 3 (11.54%) Project Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Test Management
6 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 2 (7.69%) CRM
6 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
3 1 (3.85%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) Lotus
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